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Washington Photo Safari , voted one of the top 2 Best Photography Services in DC by the readers of Washington’s City Paper, teaches 29 categories of photography by taking clients on half-day and full-day photo shoots around key sites of the nation’s capital and other cities, while an accompanying professional photographer offers participants extensive tips in camera use, image composition and design, proper exposure, and lighting. 5-star rated in Viator, Facebook, Yelp, Google, and winner of three Trip Advisor’s coveted Hall of Fame Awards, Washington Photo Safari is now one of the country’s largest local providers of hands-on photography field trips, with a team of 11 professional photographers training an average of 5 people every day, 365 days a year, in 186 locations in 11 states. 30 cities and 8 countries for more than 22 years.
Photographers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the photo Safaris and any camera is acceptable, even cell phone cameras. Washington Photo Safari now conducts 5 to 6 photo excursions every week, rain or shine, throughout the entire year. Safaris are also presented in close-by locations including DC, Frederick, Annapolis, and Alexandria. Principal travel photography workshops cover the major sites of DC including the monuments, memorials, and cathedrals. Beyond these key sites, specialty Safaris are offered in techniques in nature photography, f stops/shutter speeds, architectural, , travel, pet, Photoshop, museum, abstracts, candid kids, composition, fireworks, portraiture, and street photography taught by a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist.
Offering hand-on instruction to each client, the company’s motto is “See. Click. Learn.” Current Safari prices are just $89 for a half-day and $185-$198 for full-day group workshops. Prices range from $69 to $99 for “exclusive-access Safaris” in venues such as the Franciscan Monastery, Washington National Cathedral, the Library of Congress, National Airport, the National Zoo, the National Gallery of Art, St. Matthews, and St. Nicholas Cathedrals, and Mt. Vernon, or day-long excursions to nearby cities . Corporate group rates, private tutoring, and gift certificates are also available.
We teach travel photography by taking clients around the monuments and icons of the nation’s capital while showing them how to use their cameras to get the best images. Many of our photo safaris focus on the area’s military monuments and museums honoring the war heroes of Civil War, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam as well as sunset drill team parades