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Washington DC Photo Workshop - Full Day

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Photography Tours in Washington DC

Bring your camera and join a day-long safari to Washington's most photogenic sites, accompanied by professional architectural photographer, E. David Luria, who will provide you with tips on composition and lighting. Seeing the sights through the viewfinder of your camera, you will be delighted by your own postcard-quality photographs of the nation's capital!

Beginning with a 45-minute orientation on travel and landmark photography, this safari then takes you to the White House, Lafayette Park, the Vietnam, Lincoln and Korea memorials, and then ends the morning session in Union Station where Mr. Luria will show you how to make all the moving people DISAPPEAR!

After a lunch break at Union Station, the safari teaches you abstract photography in the colorful Admas Morgan neighborhood, architectural photography at the beautiful Washington National Cathedral, and landscape photography at the Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, VA with its magnificent view of the DC skyline.

If you love taking pictures and want to learn how to take BETTER pictures before you go ono that next big trip, this full day photo safari is for you!

Washington DC Photo Workshop - Full Day Details

Length: full day

Time:

9:40 am on Wednesdays only

For a shorter experience, please see the Washington DC Photo Workshop - Half Day

Summary:

72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. This tour does not have a hotel pick-up or drop-off. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 CAD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Washington DC Photo Workshop - Full Day Description

These workshops teach participants the basics of how to take well-composed photos of people, famous buildings, monuments and memorials - travel photography skills you can use anywhere in the world!

Beginning at the Renwick Gallery, our photo safari includes such architecturally diverse sites as the Washington Monument, Constitution Hall, the National Sculpture Garden, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and Korean War Memorials, the Capitol Building, Union Station, National Postal Museum, mural art in Adams-Morgan, and the Iwo Jima Memorial

Full-Day Washington DC Photo Worksop Itinerary

  • 9:30 am - Meet in front of The Renwick Gallery, 17th St. and Pennsylvania Ave NW. (Metro Stops: Farragut North, Farragut West). Orientation
  • 10:15 am - Photo shoots: Renwick Gallery, Lafayette Park, White House, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Corcoran Gallery, American Red Cross buildings
  • 11:00 am - Transportation to Einstein Memorial, 22nd St and Constitution Ave NW. Photo shoots: Einstein Memorial, Vietnam Womens Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Reflecting Pool, Lincoln Memorial
  • 12:15 pm - Transportation to US Capitol area, First St and Independence Ave SW. Photo shoot: US Capitol
  • 12:30 pm - Transportation to Union Station. Photo shoot: National Postal Museum, Union Station (exterior and interior)
  • 1:00 pm - Lunch at Union Station (cost not included in safari tuition) Photo shoots: Thurgood Marshall Judiciary Building, National Japanese-American Memorial
  • 2:00 pm - Transportation to Adams-Morgan district. Photo shoot: Adams-Morgan storefronts, restaurants
  • 3:00 pm - Transportation to National Cathedral, Wisc Ave and Woodley St NW Photo shoot: National Cathedral, exterior and interior
  • 4:00 pm - Transportation to Iwo Jima Memorial, Rosslyn. Photo shoot: Iwo Jima Marine Memorial, Netherlands Carillon, view of DC monuments, Final question and answer session
  • 4:45 pm - Transportation to Rosslyn Metro station.

Your Expert Instructor and Guide: E. David Luria

E. David Luria is a professional commercial photographer specializing in architecture and landmarks. Trained in Paris by a protege of the famous French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson, he is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers, and his images of Washington DC have appeared in over 100 publications, on 30 magazine covers, and on postcards and guidebooks sold throughout the area. A member of the Society of Photographic Education, he serves as a photo study tour instructor for the Smithsonian Resident Associates, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hasselblad USA Inc., and the Kreeger Museum. He has trained over 10,000 people in travel photography techniques through his Washington Photo Safaris, as featured on the NBC "TODAY" Show, in the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, WHERE Magazine, on the Discovery Travel Channel, and on WTOP All-News Radio. Skilled amateurs and visiting professional photographers will appreciate Mr. Luria's detailled knowledge of all the best shooting sites in the DC area.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What Should I Bring? -- Adjustable cameras with wide-angle / telephoto lenses preferred, but any camera will do. Enough digital media or film for 70-80 images per half-day session. Safaris are conducted rain or shine.

What will I get? -- Designed for enthusiastic "point-and-shoot" photographers or skilled amateurs, for out-of-town visitors as well as for local residents, this unique photography workshop teaches such skills as:

  • Choosing best camera angles and lighting
  • Giving proper exposure to backlit subjects
  • Using the sky, trees, and foreground to enhance pictures
  • Eliminating "unsightly sights" from photographs
  • Posing friends or loved ones in front of famous landmarks
  • Using those doodads on your camera you've been afraid to try
  • Written tips on shooting postcard-quality photographs
  • Personalized instruction and post-safari photo critique

72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. This tour does not have a hotel pick-up or drop-off. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

 
 
 
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