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Gibson's Photographic Gallery

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Address: 65 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2811
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+1 717-337-9393

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Amazing! So happy I did this.

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... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Silver Spring, Maryland
via mobile
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Reviewed 19 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 feel so lucky to have had the experience.

Thank niknack13
Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
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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 best of company. Rob was friendly and shared with us interesting details of his personal... More 

Thank Bethany S
Highland Lakes, New Jersey
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183 reviews
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Reviewed 5 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
Somerset, Ohio
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 new pictures RJ you are a treasure and we hope to see you again for... More 

Thank picklebear2015
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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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
Albany, New York
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3 reviews
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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 as well. Mr. Gibson also took the time to explain each step in the process... More 

Thank kattv85
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 27 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 no other. His artistic eye, talent, and personality are phenomenal. He makes you feel welcome... More 

Thank dshawervin
Jackson, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Mr Gibson helped my wife and I with some period outfits...positioned us for the shot...explained the development process of the tintype and made it right before our eyes. Probably best would be an appointment but we were walk ins...only had to wait an hour...if ever back in Gettysburg will do again.

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Rob is fantastic! He was very friendly and informative! Rob spent a lot of time helping us all get our amazing costumes on and then explaining the whole process to us. Really a neat experience, highly recommend. Your tin type is included in your purchase- how cool is that?!?! It was a very fair price for the session!

Thank Joye W
Bellerose Manor
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This year we decided to have our picture done tintype. We went to Gibsons/ Our picture came out beautiful. Mr Gibson walked us through the process of standing, holding for the 17 seconds and then the developing. It truely was an experience . Go have your picture taken!

Thank MaDukes412

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