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Local professional landscape photographers Seth Hamel, Kate Hope and Christian Loya guide daily photography excursions for photographers of all levels. Far beyond your standard "photo tour", they will lead you to the best shooting locations based on...more
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36 Lion Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7787
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, teenage son and I did a combination Slot Canyon and Sunset guided tour with Kate. It was fantastic!! My 16 yo son is the photographer in the family. Kate took the time to really get to know him, his photography experience and what...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Shooting the night sky in Zion was on my list of must do's. Two nights ago my cousin and I and two other photographers went adventuring with Christian in Zion. It was an awe---some "stellar" experience with a great group of chill folks and a...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I gave hubby the nighttime photography experience for his 60th birthday and we both loved it. He is a talented amateur but wanted to learn about the specialized skills to shoot the stars. Zion is the perfect location and Kate was the perfect teacher. Since...More

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kate h, Photo Guide at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Bert and Betsy! Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a perfect night! Seeing those shooting stars were really special, and watching how excited Bert got when he saw the first few photos we took was even more special. Betsy, you are...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

I did the sunset Zion tour in early June, with Katie. I was lucky, it was Sunday evening and it was just me and my Husband booked in, Me with a camera, and he was my waterboy!! I cant tell you have incredibly valuable this...More

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kate h, Guide at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Joanne, Thank you for all the sweet words. I am the lucky one, your company and curiosity were wonderful. YOU ARE better than what you give yourself credit for! I sure hope you have been able to practice a few of those techniques from our...More

Reviewed July 26, 2018

It's really hard to find words to describe the excitement and the wonder of seeing Zion with this group. My husband and I attended three photography tours with Christian and Seth as guides in July, 2018. In every way, in every tour, these guides went...More

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seth h, Owner at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hello Amy! Thank you so much for a great review! I had such a fun time hanging out with you all and especially enjoyed getting to know you all so well over multiple trips. PS....thanks for letting me shoot with your X1D :-) Christian Loya

Reviewed July 15, 2018

If you want to learn how to take beautiful landscape photos, Enlighten Photography is a must! Seth lead my wife and I on a personalized Bryce Canyon Sunrise tour, and in less than 3 hours he had me from shooting automatic JPEG photos to totally...More

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Seth H, Owner at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hi Benjie, Thank you so much for the very kind words. I really enjoyed my time with you and Teresa! It was nice enjoying the beauty of Bryce together, and of course, the ever-classic "Grand Slam" breakfast at Bryce Pines. Hope to see you guys...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018

First and foremost, Seth and Christian were incredible. Their enthusiasm and love of Zion are absolutely contagious, which made the experience unforgettable. Further, they both took an interest in what I wanted to get out of the tour and were extremely helpful with providing suggestions...More

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Seth H, Owner at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Ken! So good to hear you enjoyed your time with us and learned a lot! We really enjoyed hanging out with you and look forward to the next time. PS...Tenor says hi! ;-) Cheers, Seth Hamel Christian Loya

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

If you want to take photos and come back with winners, you MUST go with Seth Hamel and his crew!! Seth is SO knowledgeable and such a fun, sweet guy that you learn and take pictures and have GREAT fun!! I’m a moderately advanced hobbiest...More

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Seth H, Owner at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Lori, You may be the sweetest lady on the planet. Yet again, I enjoyed the time with you, and thank you for introducing me to Donna. That was a pretty perfect night up there, quite, crystal clear and the Milky Way was poppin'! It was...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018

Seth, Kate, and Christian provided a perfect photography experience. They were communicative and responsive in the months leading up to our workshop, and they were adaptable to our needs and requests. They did an excellent job of adapting to our skill levels and providing instruction...More

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Seth H, Owner at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hey Miles, great to hear from you and thanks for taking the time to let us know how we did! You guys were photo soldiers haha!! I'm still impressed with schedule you guys kept, sleeping in your car between tours is some serious dedication! Cheers,...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018

A friend and I signed up for a two day private photo tour with Enlighten. Seth did a great job of soliciting our interests, both with a phone call and several email exchanges, and planning a wide combination of sights. Plans included two sunrise and...More

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Seth H, Owner at Enlighten Photography Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

You guys were awesome and the schedule you guys kept was truly incredible! Its always a special treat working with such enthusiastic and dedicated photographers! Forever chasing the light, Christian Loya

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