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Camera Etrusca Private Day Tours

Corso Cavour 176, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 393180
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Lovely guy but not enough photography development and teaching

I spent a week in Orvieto with Patrick in August 2016. He is a very charming and knowledgable... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2016
Belinda E
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Excellent and memorable

Getting to know Patrick and learning from him was decidedly the best part of our trip to Orvieto. A... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2015
Barbara M
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Professional British photographer Patrick Richmond Nicholas organizes photography workshops and guided private tours as Camera Etrusca in central Italy. Based in Orvieto, he goes off the beaten track into the surrounding countryside of Tuscany and Umbria by Land Rover to places you would never discover on your own. He also does walking tours round the back streets of Orvieto, private tours and photo workshops in Rome and Tivoli. Patrick knows all the areas surrounding Orvieto, including Rome, intimately, and will share his knowledge with you as well as his experience of teaching photography, at all levels. Half day and whole day tours. Patrick has lived in Italy for 25 years, speaks Italian fluently and can guide you with or without a camera, around the Tuscan and Umbrian towns and hamlets - indeed better than most of the locals! His other passion, beside photography, is the history of the area, from the Etruscans of three thousand years ago through the Renaissance to the recent past and he’s happy to enlighten others. If you want to learn about this fascinating corner of Italy, include him in your travel plans.
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18 Aug 2016
“Lovely guy but not enough photography development and teaching”
21 Jul 2015
“Excellent and memorable”
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Corso Cavour 176, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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+39 0763 393180
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

I spent a week in Orvieto with Patrick in August 2016. He is a very charming and knowledgable person. He has superb knowledge of the surrounding area and its history. However, as this was a landscape photographic workshop I had hoped for some opportunities for...More

1  Thank Belinda E
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Patrick N, Owner at Camera Etrusca Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

I feel I should reply to the above criticism. Firstly on the photographic learning side. We are out in the field all day which means I am with the participants for up to ten hours. I always make clear that I am available for tips...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2015

Getting to know Patrick and learning from him was decidedly the best part of our trip to Orvieto. A true English gentleman abroad Patrick is not only an excellent photographer but also the most knowlegable guide to the area knowing both ancient and present day...More

1  Thank Barbara M
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Patrick N, Owner at Camera Etrusca Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2015

Thanks so much for the EXCELLENT review! Patrick

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Reviewed April 15, 2015

I spent a great week in Orvieto and surrounding country side ind mach/april. It was a real treat to get to know Patrick and his amazing knowlegde of the area and its history. I was doing a 6 days workshop and I just saw so...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2013

came away from this course with more than just a greater knowledge on cameras. Patrick is filled with wisdom on Italy, Umbria and etruscans which he is so willing to share. He's incredibly patient and the course moved at the pace we were capable of....More

3  Thank Caitlin B
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Anticipating our Ruby Wedding, we decided to plan a 'holiday of a lifetime' to celebrate. Having decided on a photography course and Tuscany our research led us to Patrick Nicholas and Camera Etrusca. The six day course sounded just what we were looking for as...More

2  Thank Dik A
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Patrick N, Owner at Camera Etrusca Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

I have been amiss in not responding to your review until now - years later! Thanks very much for being so positive and reviewing in such detail. Patrick

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Reviewed June 7, 2012

We, two grandparents and a eager-to-learn 16 year old granddaughter, spent six wonderful days in Orvieto with Patrick Nicholas in September 2011. (Imagine being 16 and in Italy for the first time.) Grandfather and granddaughter are experienced photographers (and even more skilled after Patrick's teaching)...More

2  Thank JOHN & GRETCHEN M
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Reviewed January 28, 2011

While traveling in Italy, we spend a glorious late October day in Orvieto, the medieval Italian town perched on top of a rock between heaven and earth. As an amateur art photographer, I am slowly and methodically building a body of work to be proud...More

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