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New York City Photo Safari

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Want to take home great photos of your NYC visit? Join NYC Photo Safari for a unique photographic experience to sharpen your photography skills. Led by published industry professionals, our photo walking tours of New York are for small groups...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
New York City, NY 10023
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Zim was awesome. Great teacher. She showed me things on my camera and Iphone that I never knew could happen or even work. LOL!! She is very smart, funny and a great tour guide. I would definitely recommend her in a minute. This was my...More

Thank ergrasso
Reviewed 1 week ago

First up, I have never ever been even remotely good with street/building photography. That has changed, Zim took me out of my comfort zone of average photos and moved me to where I wanted/needed to be in less than 3 hours. Along the way, giving...More

Thank EGSolomon1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I choose this tour after reading raving reviews on TripAdvisor. Was looking to view the city through the eyes of a photographer, and learn new skills. Zim’s tour was nothing short of perfect. She encouraged all skill levels to push their respective boundaries. Her focus...More

Thank Eckart T
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I have been a long time resident of NYC and have visited Central Park many times...however never with the idea to photograph it at night. This was a wonderful chance to see Central Park with a different view. NYC Photo Safari was the right group...More

Thank photoguy2018
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This was a great tour. My girlfriend wanted to get more in to taking pictures of architecture and when I read the reviews I knew this was the right tour to take. Zim does a great job of taking you around and critiquing shots so...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I took this photography course w Zim on a beautiful sunny Friday. Zim was wonderful, she took the time to get to know me, know what I was looking to learn, and then spent the remainder of the class teaching me to push past my...More

Thank byrnesjhl
Reviewed August 11, 2018

As many reviews did already say: Zim is simply the best! She made me try different perspectives again and again until the photo was really brilliant. Thus I learned to use new angles to improve my skills. Zim is friendly and yet insisting and made...More

1  Thank flashsylvie
Reviewed August 10, 2018

very useful - individual attention, instruction and review by the photographer. Real interest in improving participants shots

Thank alexvStamford
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I wanted to do a photo safari while I was in town, but couldn't make it to one of the group tours. I ended up scheduling a private photo safari and I am really glad I had the one-on-one instruction. I just got a camera...More

Thank victoryplate
Reviewed August 2, 2018

My wife and I took TWO private Sunset and Night Photography workshops with Zim from New York City Photo Safari. First workshop was at DUMBO and the second location was at Central Park. Zim was our instructor. She is knowledge, patient and has a great...More

1  Thank ernieym
NYCPhotoSafari, Public Relations Manager at New York City Photo Safari, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear ernieym, Thank you for your very positive review. We're so happy that you learned a lot on your private sessions and can now calculate exposure times for night time photography! It's wonderful to know that you left NYC with a skill which you will...More

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June 11, 2018|
Response from NYCPhotoSafari | Property representative |
Yes, we do. During the registration process on our website there is an option to rent a camera. Let us know if you have any further questions. You can contact us directly at info@newyorkcityphotosafari