ATHENS PRIVATE PHOTO TOURS – IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ANCIENTS
Learn how to capture stunning images while exploring Athens!
Whether you want to document Athens’ life or to create compelling images out of city’s great landmarks, there is no better way to do it than shooting alongside a professional photographer.
Local seasoned photographers, will instruct you on the field,on hand-picked locations and pass you on their trips and trick show to create powerful images that tell city’s magnificent story!
For your private photo tour, we offer two options:
To custom your self-booked itinerary according to your preferences on the type of photography and areas of interest (please contact us your preferences) or to pick our suggested 3 hours photo tour In the footsteps of the Ancients.
- A wondrous photo tour walk around the Acropolis, Plaka, Thiseio, and Dionysiou Areopagitou street, that offers many landscape, cityscape & street photography opportunities. An immersive experience at the historical center of Athens that leads you to vantage points through an elaborate route.
Meeting point: before the steps of Acropolis Museum entrance
Suggested date time: 10.00 am or 2.00 pm 3 hours photo tours
WHAT TO EXPECT TO ACHIEVE THROUGH YOUR ATHENS PHOTO TOUR:
Enhance Your Travel Experience through Photography.
The best travel experiences usually happen when meeting locals. A camera provides the perfect excuse to go beyond simply what can be seen, to discover the authentic culture of a new place. By stopping and talking to people, the search for great images turns into a quest for more fulfilling travel experiences.
Shoot in the Field.
Train your eye to capture images that make an impact. Learn how to navigate your surroundings and work with light, colour, background, and other influences and challenges inherent in each unique setting. Gain a better technical understanding of how to use your camera’s body, lenses, and various settings.
Tell Stories through Pictures.
More than just taking pictures is to express powerful ideas through photography. So you will be taught how to expand your ability to choose compelling subjects and portray them in more meaningful ways.
Improve Your Photographs of People.
Learn to capture a person’s true character and special moments in their lives while making it a rewarding experience for both of you. Create Compelling Compositions Understand how to create stronger, more interesting compositions using a wide angle, normal, and telephoto lenses. Discover new ways to use colour and pattern to add depth, emotion, and graphic power to your images.
ATHENS – A HISTORICAL MODERN DAY METROPOLIS
Athens, the capital of Greece is a magnificent city that combines past and present in perfect harmony. Its unique landscape provides the backdrop for one of the most individual cities in Europe, welcoming people with a thirst for knowledge and beauty. No other capital city in Europe has the combination of so many moments in time imprinted in its subconscious – from ancient Greece, to Ancient Rome and Byzantium and from the Ottomans through to Modern Greece. An intense city characterised best by its history and decorated perfectly with good food, blue seas, sun and light.
The opportunity of seeing Athens’ many faces through the photographic lens and of telling this city’s long and magnificent story through the art of photography is a great challenge for any photo-enthusiast. During these four hours, which this photography workshop tour provides you with, you will find all of your senses brought together to produce an array of unique photographic images each bursting to tell their own story!
- Suitable for people of skill levels
- English speaking photographers
- Local experts for every type of photography
- Any type of equipment is suitable
- One day notice
– Professional, English speaking photographer
– All taxes included
– Any personal expenses
– Entrance fees in any site
DSLR’s or Mirrorless are preferred, but today’s high-end compact cameras are very impressive too. For those carrying just their mobile’s camera, it’s an excellent occasion to focus on framing and composition.
Since we will be walking, comfortable shoes are required.
When photographing in archaeological sites or Museums, tripods and flash are not allowed. All photographs in archaeological sites or Museums are for our own personal use, images or using them for commercial purposes requires a special photography license issued by the Greek Ministry for Education and Culture.