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London Photo Tours and Workshops

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Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DS, England
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+44 7738 942099
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09:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:30
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London Photo Tours and Workshops are experts in delivering innovative...

London Photo Tours and Workshops are experts in delivering innovative photography tours, courses and workshops in Central London. Since 2005 thousands of budding photographers have improved their photography skills during our London photo tours and outdoor workshops. Discover your creativity and improve your photography while visiting London. Make your next visit to London extra special. We specialise in small groups and use stunning Central London locations as backdrops to learning photography. Superb locations, Expert tuition.

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Lou and the Essential London tour were fantastic!

I am a very novice photographer and my husband is well more advanced. I booked this tour for him for his birthday but we BOTH had a great time and learned so much! Lou is so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ventura, California
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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a very novice photographer and my husband is well more advanced. I booked this tour for him for his birthday but we BOTH had a great time and learned so much! Lou is so experienced and was great at teaching to both our experience levels at the same time. Very impressive. What a wonderful experience. Thank you so... More 

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1 Thank BeckyLeeNissen
LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent feedback. Absolutely delighted that you both had a great time with us. We enjoyed the tour with you both very much too. Please do book with us again next time you are in London. It was a real pleasure meeting you More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

My husband and I bought a D SLR camera with our wedding money, however we were pretty clueless and had not idea how to use it when not in auto. We booked a beginners 4 hour course and arranged to lend another camera (similar to our model) so we could both enjoy the course. I couldn't recommend it enough -... More 

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Thank _hotstonr
LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review. We are really pleased that you and your husband enjoyed our Beginners Photography Course. It was our pleasure to lend you a DSLR so that you both had a camera each to learn on. We thought you had an excellent course and learned lots of new things about your camera and photography. You both... More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I did the Essential London Photography Tour with Lou on October 25th. It started at Charing Cross train station and finished at Westminster Abbey. We covered a lot of ground, both from a distance and learning perspective. Lou really took her time with us in the beginning to reinforce the key functions of the AV setting on our cameras. We... More 

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LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed our Essential London Photography Tour and learned many new things about photography which helped you get unique shots of London. Keep on using your camera in this way and continue to develop your creative and framing skills. It was a real pleasure meeting and working with you.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I took the Beginners Photography course last Saturday, hosted by Lou. I'd always had a keen interest in photography (especially fashion & travel photography) & work in a creative industry myself, so was excited to get started. Having no prior experience of using my camera (Canon 1200d) which was bought for me as a gift, I was quite apprehensive, thinking... More 

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LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent feedback. Glad you enjoyed our Beginners Photography Course and got so much out of it. We enjoyed meeting and working with you. Have a great holiday and come back and do some more! More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I had a brilliant day on my street photography workshop this month. I learnt more about my camera in this workshop then over the past few years. Lou was very patient and helped me to build up my confidence. She gave me a lot to think about when taking photos and overall she made the day relaxed and good fun.... More 

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LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic feedback. We are really pleased that you enjoyed our Street Photography Course. Excellent to know that you enjoyed learning about your camera to help you get the best out of it. It was a real pleasure meeting and working with you. Looking forward to meeting you again on your next visit to London. More 

Bexley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Saturday morning beginners course with Lou on 4th June was exactly what I needed to open my eyes to the functionality and capabilities of my Olympus Compact System Camera. She's a great teacher, with a tremendous level of knowledge and technical ability. A great investment, and great fun.

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LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your fantastic feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed our Beginners Photography Course. We very much enjoyed meeting and working with you. You are now on the way to getting the very best out of your great camera! More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

A very good day as a start to my holiday. Lou the instructor knew my camera backwards - before this I didn't know I was a beginner. We'll I'm not now! Looking forward to the rest of the trip now that my photography has taken a quantum leap.

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1 Thank Trace S
LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you for your brilliant review. We are really pleased that we have helped you to understand your camera and get great photos for the rest of your holiday. We enjoyed meeting and working with you. Wishing you a wonderful holiday. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Where can i start - such a very enjoyable day. Going around various parts of Brick Lane and Shoredtch. Learnt so much about my camera and its settings which i ddnt know about. The instructor was always there to give advice and help out where needed So if you are a complete beginner or love taking photos (like me) i... More 

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LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed our Shoreditch Street Photography and had a great learning experience with us. Keep on enjoying your photography and practising what you learned during the course. It was a pleasure meeting and working with you. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

We had a private tour s d had a great time with Lou who showed my 11 year old goddaughter how to use her camera and ways to frame and utilise the focal length to provide different aspects. She provided information about caring for the camera (especially in the wet) and also use of the polorising filter. Thank you Lou... More 

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LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review. The private photo tour was an excellent choice as we were able to finetune our teaching to suit you both. Your Goddaughter is a fast learner and picked up everything quickly showing her inventive and creative skills. It was a real pleasure meeting and sharing skills with you both. We hope to see you... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Searched for photo tours in London and found these guys. Tour was very good and our guide, Lou Smith was very knowledgable in a wide range of cameras. Lou suggested a number of different locations and made suggestions about shots that would never have occurred to me and I was very pleased with the results! The tour was a good... More 

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LondonPhotoTours, Owner at London Photo Tours and Workshops, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review. We are really pleased that our tips and advice on composition, angles of view and creative techniques gave you great results. Thank you for working so hard during our Essential London Photography Tour. It was brilliant watching your love of photography grow as you took on more challenges in your work. We wish you... More 

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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