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    What to Expect
    4am – Hotel pick-up

    4:30am – Start under Long Bien Bridge, Yen Phu Street.  Briefing on the day’s shoot and overview of Long Bien market.  Introduction to camera and camera settings.

    4:45am – Up onto Long Bien Bridge; explanation of the history of the structure.  Focus on Establishing shot, and shooting without a tripod.  Technical point: use of P. mode and A. mode.

    5:15am – Down into the market.  Focus on Relationship shot, learning how to photograph people.  Technical point: use of S. mode and M. mode.

    6:15am – 20 minute break for tea/coffee.

    6:35am – Detail and Portrait shot: photographing market goods and portraits of workers.  How to get the final picture for a 3 Picture story; focus on visual pace and composition.  Technical points: under/over exposure buttons; flash compensation button.

    7:30am – Editing pictures and feedback.  Pho breakfast at Zoom Cafe, followed by coffee.

    8:30am – Farewell
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located Hanoi hotels
    Departure Time
    4:30 AM
    • Beverages
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Hotel pickup
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 26 November 2018

    My wife and I took the tour on the 20/11/18 , our guide was Duc , he didn't need to teach us anything about photography. It was useful to have Duc with us to help us communicate with the people. The market is full on...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Graeme S
    Alex S, Owner at Vietnam in Focus - Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

    Thank you very much for your review. Yes, you did tell us that you wouldn't be needing any instruction from Duc during the tour. Glad that you enjoyed the market and the abundant photo opportunities in there. It certainly helps to have someone knowledgeable and...More

    Reviewed 18 November 2018

    DucLinh was my guide for the morning and provided one of the best learning experiences I've had with my photography. From the impressive sights on the bridge to the bustling market, I was captivated and overawed. Must do if you are looking for something unique...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Culture708618
    Alex S, Owner at Vietnam in Focus - Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

    Big thanks from all of us for the review, and we're delighted to hear you enjoyed the morning with Linh. Hanoi is an amazing city, but it really helps to have a great photo guide like Linh with you to open the place up and...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2018

    While in Hanoi for a few days waiting for the start of a major photo tour of Vietnam, I decided to sign up for both this tour and the Hanoi by night tour. Both photographers I worked with were excellent, taking me places I couldn't...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank Melissa C
    Alex S, Owner at Vietnam in Focus - Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

    Thank you so much for joining our Long Bien and Hanoi by Night tours, and we're delighted to hear you enjoyed both so much. Duc and Mathieu are certainly passionate and very knowledgeable photographer guides, and that makes all the difference. Hope you had a...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2018

    What a great tour! From the morning market, the train and some back streets which I would never have found on my own! Boris was very open and happy to give tips and suggestions both on my photography and general life in Hanoi! The morning...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank leahr76
    Alex S, Owner at Vietnam in Focus - Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

    Thanks so much for reviewing us, and great to hear you enjoyed the tour with Boris. He definitely knows his way around the hidden parts of Hanoi and also around a camera. Take care and see you again soon!

    Reviewed 12 April 2018

    Though the weather did not cooperate I had a great time with Duc on this tour, from the bridge, the train, the market and catching the crazy street crossings in Hanoi! Duc was very knowledgeable and we had some great conversations on photography and other...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    Thank paulpV4352CE
    Alex S, Owner at Vietnam in Focus - Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

    Great to know you enjoyed the tour despite a bit of rainy weather. Absolutely, Hanoi remains an extremely interesting and photogenic city whatever the weather. Duc is fun company, and for sure he also enjoyed showing you the Hanoi he loves and helping out with...More

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    Sarah E
    26 August 2018|
    Response from Melissa C | Reviewed this property |
    I booked a private tour, so I was the only person on the tour. If you're interested you can contact them through their website.
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