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Photo Tour of DC

Washington DC

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Embark on a photo tour of the most popular monuments and historic buildings in DC with one of the nation's leading providers of photography training field trips!

  • Established in 1999, this outdoor photo class has booked over 36,000 students
  • Featured on the NBC Today Show, your Paris-trained architectural photographer offers hands-on tips
  • Provider is a recipient of Trip Advisor's Hall of Fame Award for 5-star reviews for 5 consecutive years
  • Basic architectural photography including exposure, composition, lighting, outdoor portraiture, and interior photography without flash or tripod at Union Station
  • Hone your skills as a photographer and immerse yourself in the nation's capitol!
Washington DC

Wednesdays & Saturdays - 9:40 AM

Wednesdays - 9:00 AM

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    Essential Information
    • Transportation and materials are included
    • Participants must bring their own photography equipment
    Half-day tours last approximately 3.5 hours; full-day tours last approximately 8 hours
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    You will be accompanied by other participants with up to 10 photographers per tour.
    This experience is only for booked participants.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is not weather dependent. Be prepared for the weather and get your camera ready to capture natural elements.
    What To Wear
    Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions. You will be walking throughout the tour, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

    For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. Our partners will be pre screening all guides prior to each trips. All participants are required to wear a mask and maintain a distance of 6 feet apart throughout the experience. All tours have been reduced to a maximum of 6 guests. Our partners kindly request that those who are feeling symptomatic or have traveled to a high-risk area to reschedule your experience. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    What should I bring?
    Listed below is suggested, optional equipment to bring with you. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to inquire further.

    * If you have a point and shoot camera, please learn how to turn the flash off and on and how to use the white balance feature
    * If you have an SLR body, bring lenses from 20mm up to 300mm, if available. If not, an 18-55mm or 18-70mm lens is fine
    * Circular Polarizing filter and neutral density filters
    * Digital shooters, bring several memory cards or backup devices
    * Film shooters, bring several rolls of film, ISO 200-400
    * Spare fully charged batteries or fresh alkalines
    * Lens cleaning kit (air blower, brush, etc)

    How long is the tour?
    You can choose from either a half-day tour lasting approximately 3.5 hours or a full-day tour lasting approximately 8 hours. 
    What happens if it rains?
    The Photo Tour of Washington DC runs rain or shine. In the event of severe inclement weather you will be taken to covered locations.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 14 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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