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San Diego Photography Tours

Suite 2156, San Diego, CA 92103
+1 858-692-8402
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Private photography tour

I booked a five hour private tour with Julie. I wanted to learn how to improve my photography, get... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Bernadette v
Discovering unusual & exciting photo spots in San Diego

It was not my first time in San Diego, so the challenge of Julie was to find some great sunset... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Дмитрий Ф
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San Diego Photography Tours offers walking photo tours and photo tours by vehicle. Our specialized tours are a creative alternative to generic sightseeing tours. Our professional photographer guides give you personalized attention as they show you how to take better photographs of San Diego’s key sites and hidden gems. We take you to the best vantage points, at the best time of the day, and entertain you with fun stories and facts about San Diego during our sightseeing photo "workshops."
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I booked a five hour private tour with Julie. I wanted to learn how to improve my photography, get more comfortable with manual shooting and did she teach me! For five hours she did a show and tell (and critique) and also gave information about...More

Thank Bernadette v
SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Bernadette - I loved your spirit, energy and enthusiasm toward photography and all of the new things I taught you, especially the 3 techniques for purposely moving the camera. I wish you the best of luck with your future pet photography business! As you suggested,...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

It was not my first time in San Diego, so the challenge of Julie was to find some great sunset spots, where I haven't been before. Julie overcame all expectations she is a super pro guide, she knows the best time to visit any particular...More

Thank Дмитрий Ф
SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Dmitry/Igor: I'm happy that we were able to do the tour very last minute. You both were a blast and I'm thrilled that we had both a beautiful golden hour and gorgeous sunset light. Hopefully next time you can come back for a longer stay!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband gave me a four hour tour with Julie for my birthday. I am an amateur photography and we were visiting the San Diego area for a month. Julie brought me to another level with my skills through her enthusiastic and thorough instruction. I...More

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SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

I'm glad you got to know your camera better. I loved your excitement of discovering all the wonderful things you can do with slow shutter speeds and long exposures! And I'm thrilled that you got to use some of the new techniques which I taught...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We booked a 4 hour photography tour with Julie and for the most part we loved the tour. She was very thorough and gave many details for our cameras and pointers about how to take better pictures. We had a good time and learned quite...More

Thank Shani S
SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

I enjoyed giving a tour to your family — what a fun activity for you all to do together! Although you all came in with different cameras, skill levels, and photography goals, I'm glad each of you seemed to learn something new and enjoy the...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

Julie gave our family a wonderful tour of San Diego over the Christmas holidays. Our group ranged in age from 17 years old to 80 years, some with beginner knowledge of our cameras and some with expert knowledge. She had a lot of wonderful things...More

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SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

I commend you for doing such a creative family activity as a family gift experience. It was a fun experience for me to see how all of you photograph in a different style and with different types of cameras. I hope you can return again...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

I took a private tour with Julie and we took pictures in Balboa park in December. I only had time for 2 hours, but Julie was able to pack a lot of valuable tips and instructions into the class. She reconnected me with many functions...More

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SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

I hope you have fun making your flowers come alive with the "camera twisting" technique I taught you. And I love how you gravitated toward color and flowers. Yes, it was really fun showing you new techniques and the beautiful park too!

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Julie provided an enlightening tour of downtown San Diego that would have been worthy investment of time and money just for the historic information she imparted. But that was just the beginning. She did an outstanding job of sharing her extensive knowledge of photography composition...More

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SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Jim- I'm thrilled that our timing was good and you got to experience my secret special sunset spot for city views. And I'm happy that you learned so much both about on how to use your new camera better and ideas for improving composition as...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was a great way to see San Diego with a little a bit history, as well. We were taken to areas we never would have seen as a tourist. She was patient and took the time to teach us so much about photographing. I...More

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SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

I loved your enthusiasm to learn and was impressed at how quickly you picked up shooting in Manual mode. Both of you are well on your way to being great photographers! I hope you have more time next time you are in SD to do...More

Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had found this service while searching for things to do in and around San Diego, but to call it a service is to fall short of doing it justice. I recommend contacting Julie in advance of your planned stay, although I waited until we...More

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SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

I am thrilled that I was able to help you learn how to work your camera in manual, and show you how to take beautiful long exposure night photography shots, too. You certainly have some wonderful souvenir photos of our beautiful coastal areas to treasure...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

My tour actually started weeks before it began. After scheduling the date, Julie sent me a packet of information including handy tips on travel photography and a survey I could complete to describe my level of experience and any goals I had for the tour....More

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SanDiegoPhotoTo... J, Owner at San Diego Photography Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Bob - Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review and I’m privileged to be your inaugural review. I'm thrilled that you learned so much during our tour especially since you are such a knowledgeable photographer. I hope you have the...More

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Response from Julie K | Property representative |
Hello Carol. Coronado is beautiful, you will love it if you have never been. Please email me directly at: info(at)sdphototours (or you can do it directly through Trip Advisor too - look for the "email" link near the map on... More
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