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Join a New York Photo Safari

Photo Safari is top ranked on Tripadvisor.com!

There's more than meets the eye in New York City. But perfect for the camera. From Times Square to Central Park, from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Highline, Photo Safaris are unique photo classes for small groups & individuals who want to learn how to capture the allure that's distinctly the Big Apple. While using NYC as both backdrop and classroom, these photography workshops provide unique photographic opportunities to sharpen your skills and capture memories for a lifetime. Groups are small, so you’ll get hands on instruction on how to use your camera and compose your pictures from an experienced professional photographer. These photo tours are also a great way to go on a Safari Manhattan style. NYC Photo Safaris are similar to walking tours with an added bonus of a photo class. Beginning your NYC holiday with NYC Photo Safari is a wonderful way to take a walking tour of the city and take home skills and memories for a lifetime. Pack your camera and book a Photo Safari today!

Over 4500 participants from 45+ countries & 500+ cities have joined our photo tours..

NYC Photo Safari - Iconic NY 2 Photo Tour

FAQ - A Few Frequently Asked Questions

  • What can I expect on a Photo Safari?

    All safaris are hands on shooting safaris, with the exception of Nuts & Bolts. Shooting safaris begin with a short discussion on composition and lighting; some safaris may include a discussion on technical issues specific to that particular safari. Participants are then given a photo assignments. The instructor will give feedback and direction on how to improve each participant's photographs.

    Nuts & Bolts is a photography class designed to help participants better understand the inner workings of their camera and photography in general. This is not a shooting safari.

    All of our photo safaris are kept small to insure that everyone has a chance to get their questions answered.

  • How do I register for a NYC Photo Safari?

    To register for our photo tour go to the description page, simply scroll to the photo safari of interest, click on "Details/Register", and add the appropriate date to your cart. Please note all reservations must be made by midnight prior to the day of your photo tour. If you are having trouble with your registration please contact us at info@newyorkcityphotosafari.com or call toll free: 1-888-799-6078

  • How long is a Photo Safari?

    Our Photo Tours last between 2 and 3 hours depending on the tour you choose. If you would like to schedule a private session is it is possible to schedule an all day session as well.

  • Who should attend a Photo Safari?

    Whether you are a beginner or an advanced hobbyist, whether you have a simple point and shoot or a DSLR, if you want to improve your photography skills you should try a Photo Safari. Choose a tour that best suites your interests: Photo Safari Offerings.

  • Teens and Children?

    Photo safaris are family friendly, however all participants under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Those age 14+ may participate a photo tour at a $35 discount with a fully paid registered adult (please call for discount code).

  • Can I Rent a Camera?

    Yes. NYC Photo Safari now offers camera rentals. Subject to availability, you may rent a Canon 7D (w/ 15-85 mm lens) $35, Canon T4i (w/ 18-55 mm lens) $30, Canon T3i (w/ 18-55 mm lens) $30, Nikon D200 (w/ 18-55mm lens) $30, or a 16 megapixel point & shoot camera (24mm-100mm lens) $20. Your camera will be brought to your Safari by your instructor. Camera Rentals will be for the duration of your Safari only. Your rental fee also includes a memory card which you may take with you upon completion of your safari. Photo Safaris.

NYC Photo Safari Info

NYC Photo Tours - Iconic Manhattan Tours New York City Photo Safari, LLC is owned and operated by local New Yorkers! For more information about our photographers click here.

Need to Talk to Us?

Phone: 1.718.268.9634
Toll Free: 1.888.799.6078
Email: info@newyorkcityphotosafari.com

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New York City Photo Safari:
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Motto: Turning Picture Takers Into Image Makers
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NYC Photo Safari Top Photo Tours:
Central Park Photo Tour
Metropolitan Musem of Art Photo Tour
Wall Street Photo Tour
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Custom & Private Photo Tours
Private Photo Tour
Private Nuts & Bolts Class
Private Corporate Events

Welcome to the Official NYC Photo Safari Website

Whether you live in New York and just looking for a unique weekend activity, or a visiting tourist from Australia, Great Britain, Germany, Brazil etc. joining NYC Photo Safari for a photo tour is a great idea. Our photo guides will help you take home great pictures of New York as well as photography skills & vacation memories that last a lifetime. While most photo walking tours provide historical information our safaris will help you learn photography techniques & skills so you create your own memories. Starting your New York holiday with a walking photo tour by NYCPS will help insure you'll get the best pictures of New York.

Learn from Professional New York Photo Guide:
When you join NYCPS for a photo tour you will be guided by a professional photographer. Our photo guides are New York City photographers who have spent their careers pursuing their passion for photography. The opportunity to teach photography in New York to amateur & emerging photographers via a photo walking tour is an opportunity to share our joy of photography. When you join NYCPS for a New York photo tour you can be confident that your photo guide will have the knowledge & experience to answer your questions & to help you create a great pictures of New York City.

More Than a Walking Photo Tour
At NYCPS our motto is "Turning Picture Takers into Image Makers". Most tourists arriving in New York have a camera & everyone wants their own pictures of New York. Join us for a New York photo tour & create your own great pictures of New York. NYCPS is more than a photo walking tour; we'll help you learn how to create your vision of a great picture of New York & that's why we believe in our motto.

First visit to New York City?

At NYCPS we love New York; from Manhattan to the outer boroughs there's lots to photograph. Our New York City Photo Safari blog offers an alternative guide for visitors & natives. There's also photo tips to help you take better pictures of New York.

Photo Tours
Whether you want to learn how to photograph landmarks or just get some photo tips NYCPS can meet your needs. We offer a wide selection of photo tours to choose from; from Central Park photo tour, to City Hall photo tour or the Highline Elevated Park photo tour, you'll surely find something that tickles your photo fancy.

Private New York Photo Tour
Want to learn to take pictures of New York one on one or in a private group tour? Then a private photo safari is for you. If you have a particular schedule or interest in New York you can schedule a private photo tour for yourself or your group. These private photo tours allow you to decide on the time & location subject of your choice. NYC photo safari will help you develop a custom itinerary that meets your unique needs. If you would like to learn how to use your camera functions or how to get off Auto try a private Nuts & Bolts photo class.

About Our Participants
More than 4,500 participants from all over the world have joined NYC Photo Safari; photographers of all levels from beginners to the Semi-Pro have gained skills & photo techniques during their New York photo tour and have taken home great pictures of New York. NYCPS participants have been so excited about their New York photo tour experience they have made us the #1 Photo Tour in all of New York on Tripadvisor.com.

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