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Gibson's Photographic Gallery

65 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
+1 717-337-9393
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MUST GO, #1 PLACE

You HAVE to go here if you're going to be in Gettysburg! Robert Gibson has been doing this for a... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Sheridan S
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Chicago, Illinois
4th of July Weekend

A++++, Fantastic staff, AMAZING finished product. The photographer took his time to explain the... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
DaddyO A
via mobile
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65 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
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+1 717-337-9393

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

You HAVE to go here if you're going to be in Gettysburg! Robert Gibson has been doing this for a long time, he's a professional who's even been to the White House to take his unique photos! He uses an authentic 1860s camera and shows...More

1  Thank Sheridan S
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A++++, Fantastic staff, AMAZING finished product. The photographer took his time to explain the entire photo process and showed us how the chemicals changed and produced plate.

Thank DaddyO A
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Not the cheap imitation digital studios. You pay for it, but they dress everyone, position everybody perfectly, take the image, and give you a lesson in historic photography. Why do photography paper when tintype or ambrotype is an option. Their eye for details gives you...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

It was such a pleasure to meet and have work done with rob Gibson. He had so much knowledge to offer and such an interesting story. And of course did amazing work! It's not a cheap thing to do but well worth the money. I...More

Thank niknack13
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

From the moment we walked into the studio, we knew this would be a special experience! The walls are covered with the thousands of photos taken by Rob over the years, including of Robert Duvall, Jeff Daniels, and Stephen Lang! We were certainly in the...More

Thank Bethany S
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

I have known Rob for years, and can attest that he does great photographic work, using the ancient methods used by Matthew Brady and other Civil War era photographers. Nobody does it better, and he's a nice guy to deal with. Highly recommended.

Thank DrumBob
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

We were there several years ago, RJ was super in explaining and showing the equipment in use, being authentic cameras and same process used in the 1860's. Going back this year was the best thing we could have done. Have surprised several people with our...More

Thank picklebear2015
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

We had so much fun getting dressed up in old fashioned clothes and posing for the camera! They use period equipment and photo processing- very interesting to watch. We will do it again!

Thank theblanketladyllc
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had our pictures taken over Valentine's Day weekend and it was a fantastic experience! Mr. Gibson is extremely professional and takes pride in his craft. We loved the experience of not only wearing period costume, but actually being photographed with equipment from the era...More

Thank kattv85
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

After much research I decided that Robert Gibson is THE ONE you want to go to if you are visiting Gettysburg. Even if you aren't local, it's worth the drive. I can't say enough about Robert and his unmatched talent. He is a craftsman like...More

Thank dshawervin
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travelinfromPA
23 July 2016|
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Response from ckuball | Reviewed this property |
Hello: we bought a tin type plate, large picture, small pictures and CD and it was almost 200 dollars. I would call the owner. He was super nice and tell him your budget. Personally I think he would work with you. Ask him... More
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Chantaledm
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Response from Bea4trips | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The studio hours (as it appears in their website) are: Most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 11-5, OR By Appointment You can always call them to confirm this at: 717-337-9393 We had an amazing experience with... More
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Chantaledm
18 August 2015|
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Sorry, I meant to ask: Is the Gibson Photographic Gallery open all year round? Our family is considering a trip at the end of October/beginning of November, and we are trying to determine what attractions will be open.
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