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New Orleans: French Quarter Photography Tour

Product ID: 219000
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Learn how to use your camera to best capture exactly what is uniquely New Orleans as you explore the Vieux Carre’s historical landmarks and architecture. This is truly a photo walk for everyone, including beginners, hobbyists, and the more advanced.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Discover a photographer's paradise on a walk through New Orlean's French Quarter
  • Travel with a local award-winning and professional instructor
  • Observe architectural styles from Baroque to Modern
  • Choose from a beginners or advance course
Full description
Discover the role the Mississippi River played in the founding and development of La Nouvelle Orleans. You will learn all about the city’s French and Spanish heritage, whilst sharpening your photography skills as you go.

You will tour Jackson Square, one of the last remaining historical plazas in the country. Moving on, you will explore the Vieux Carre’s historical landmarks, and view local architectural housing types such as the Creole Cottage and Shotgun House.

Throughout this experience you will be able to admire architecture ranging from Baroque to Modern design, as well as street scenes and venues only found in New Orleans. You can immerse yourself into a unique culture while learning from an award-winning professional and college-level instructor of the technical and compositional aspects needed to take better photos. You will learn how to use shutter speeds, capture motion, and how to maximize light and shadow, on this advanced French Quarter photo walk.
  • City-licensed New Orleans tour guide
  • Hands-on college-level instruction from an award-winning professional photographer
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
  • Cameras
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Don’t forget your camera
• Your guide will be a volunteer from the Friends of the Cabildo and the Louisiana State Museum
• Bring water, throw on a hat, wear comfortable shoes, and protect yourself from the rain
• Tours operate rain or shine (your guides cannot be held responsible for missed tours, no shows, and late arrivals)
• As part of ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, this activity will now be a private experience

From US$ 165 Per group up to 4

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The Savvy Native Walking Tours

Product ID: 219000