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Great "Sunrise with the Fisherman" photography tour

We had been looking forward to this tour for our visit to Hoi An and were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen C
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Pottsville, Australia
Great tour if...

You don’t know a lot about photography. Attended the Sunrise Tour with Fred on a very warm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tuk R
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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 yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Guys are nice and I hate to leave a poor review but enough things added up to make this an experience I can't really recommend. The boat (regularly hired by this firm) broke and we ended up stranded on the opposite shore for 45 minutes...More

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Hoi-an-photo-tour, Owner at Hoi An Photo Day Tours & Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Alexander, thanks for the honest review. That afternoon was indeed quite a special one, and a stranded boat isn't a situation that often happens. We indeed lost some time of the tour being stranded there but most people have dinner meetings or tailor appointments after...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I went on the Sunrise with the Fishermen tour and it was incredible, well worth the early wake-up call. I only had my iPhone but got some incredible shots thanks to the expertise of the guide and the great hidden locations they took us to....More

Thank mandykgriffiths
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I checked out Hoi An Photo tour and workshop website and was blown away by the photos. I absolutely LOVED my private photography workshop/tour with Etienne Bossot. I am a professional photographer so didn't need to learn basic settings and camera info, but I know...More

Thank lraygoldnyc
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I joined Fred on the morning fishing tour yesterday. Fred first gave us general camera setting and composition advice and introduction to the course over coffee in a local cafe, then of we went into the hustle and bustle of the fishing market, in its...More

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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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