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Wish I had done this earlier!

This is probably the best activity you can do in Hoi An. Our guide Fred had a great connection to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Thomas M
Fishing Village AM Photo Tour with Fred

I recently completed a tour with Fred with my 14 years old son. It was fantastic to learn about my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HappyTravelers2018x2
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Hoi An Photo tour is now strong of over 8 years of experience. For the ones who wish to capture the real Vietnam in non touristy areas and/or learn more about photography, this tour is made for you. Led by a professional photographer, the tour takes you to villages where no other tourists can be seen. The tour includes a photography workshop to learn about all your camera settings, and a composition workshop to work on one's creativity. Capture an amazing sunrise in a fishing village, or rice farmers at sunset, Hoi An Photo Tour is the best way to get a very close up view on Vietnam!Get your best photos of Vietnam and improve your photography skills!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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42 Phan Boi Chau, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is probably the best activity you can do in Hoi An. Our guide Fred had a great connection to the locals and they seemed to love him. Even though it was a calm day, there were so many photo ops during this tour. Fred...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently completed a tour with Fred with my 14 years old son. It was fantastic to learn about my phone settings and to see a part of Vietnamese culture that I would have otherwise not have experienced. The tour also gave insight to the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I have very different levels of cameras and understanding of what I will call camera technology and somehow this tour was perfect for us both. Fred was a great host for the afternoon, we visited some beautiful places, met some lovely people,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did both the sunset tour and sunrise with the fisherman tour with Fred. A tough one to review as while I did get some great photos from both tours, I had some serious reservations. The instruction given was at basic level, but I was ok...More

Thank dags111
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Hoi-an-photo-tour, Owner at Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your detailed review, we apprciate constructive feedback like yours as it is justified. As you say, it is not an easy thing to try and controol the impact we have on the local people running our photography tours. We have been running them...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been looking forward to this tour for our visit to Hoi An and were not disappointed. Fred was our guide for the morning and he was wonderful. We are both keen photographers but only amateurs. Fred found our skill level then gave us...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

You don’t know a lot about photography. Attended the Sunrise Tour with Fred on a very warm morning in May. Picked up from the hotel at 04:50 and the sun had risen by the time we picked everyone else up and headed to the fishing...More

Thank Tuk R
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Hoi-an-photo-tour, Owner at Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for your review Tuk. I understand your concern about the photography tour, and we try as much as we can to make it an enjoyable experience for everyone. If beginners are in the group then we have to start with basic things. It is...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Had a fun and informative morning with Fred from Hoi An Photo Tours this morning. An early morning pickup avoided the worst of the heat, and we were at a local fishing village at just the right time to catch the action. Fred was really...More

Thank impossible50
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

It is my second time going on one of the tours arranged by Etienne and I hope it won't be the last. My previous tour was some 5 years ago and we went to the fishing village at dawn. As a professional photographer, it is...More

Thank MarkTL
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I went with a group of friends on the sunrise fishing village tour with Fred. I only use an iPhone for photos, not a dedicated camera, as did half our group. Despite that Fred did not discriminate between real camera users and iPhone camera users....More

Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Sunrise photo tour If photography is your passion and you want to visit the real Vietnam, please please, do not hesitate and book this tour. Although Etienne was not available for the tour, Fred (our tour guide/photographer) was superb. I was promptly collected from my...More

Thank Has B
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Airlín N
3 May 2018|
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Response from impossible50 | Reviewed this property |
Costs depend on what tour you do. The sunrise tour cost me US$45. I emailed them and booked that way. Easy. Google their website.
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Denise687
30 May 2017|
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Response from RobHappyBuddha | Reviewed this property |
Seriously this is the tour for you. I fancy myself as a photographer but certainly am not.m I didn't even know how to use my camera before I went. If you don't have a camera take your phone and he will show you how to use... More
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annn180
11 January 2016|
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Response from Hoi-an-photo-tour | Property representative |
Ann I am sorry to reply so late, I had never seen these questions before. Yes we do offer more tours as you can see on our website Pics of Asia
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