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Private Morning Rome Photography Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Your guide is both an expert in Rome and Photography
  • Ensure you take home wonderful photos of the Eternal City
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    3½ hours

    Start time

    Start time: 01 Apr - 31 Oct: 0800h (08:00am)
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: 0930h (09:30am)
    Duration: 3½ hours

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts at Campidoglio - Under the Bronze Statue of Marcus Aurelius.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Pincio

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Rome is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, filled with fantastic monuments, fountains and sculptures and magnificent landmarks of ancient Rome. Spend an exciting afternoon in Rome with a National Geographic photographer taking great pictures and visiting beautiful places while enjoying fabulous food and Italian culture. Your multilingual guide on this unique photography tour of Rome will make this a truly memorable experience, offering a rare opportunity to ask the expert about camera techniques used by world-class professionals. Capture the fascinating play of light and shadow as the light can change from minute to minute as the early mist of sunrise gives way to the brilliance of the noon-day sun.

    This specially designed photography tour will help you to discover and experience a city through the eyes of a local photographer.

    Your guide-cum-photographer has an in-depth local knowledge, a passion for the city and for the art of photography.

    Bring your basic film or digital camera and discover how to use it to make great photos and take home memories of a lifetime! Discover the Eternal City’s hidden treasures though the eyes of a real adventurer and world-class photographer. Let each photograph carry your distinctive signature!

    Itinerary

    The tour starts at Campidoglio - Under the Bronze Statue of Marcus Aurelius. Since there is no hotel pick-up, you have to make your own arrangements to reach this place.

    You'll learn to use perspective to your advantage and play with light and shadow. You'll also get tips on how to use colour, contrast, and detail to create captivating images. Snap colourful piazzas bathed in the warm radiance of the afternoon light.

    En route you will Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Temple Adriano, Trevi Fountain, and ending at the Spanish steps in the Piazza at the foot to the stairs, Piazza di Spagna took its name from the Spanish ambassador to the Holy See who took up residence there. Some of the techniquies you will learn are:

    • Composition.
    • Importance of light, colour and depth of field in the make up of a photograph.
    • Looking for detail and isolating it to make captivating images.
    • Architectural details and urban scenes.
    • Street photography, and looking for subjects and shots from among the crowded streets and squares.
    • “Hunting” for interesting subjects by anticipating composition and action that is about to happen.

    At the end of the session your photographer-guide will review some of the photos taken. You will have learnt the basics of composition, the importance of light in photography, how to take balanced and attractive images, and simple techniques to take "creative" images.

    The tour ends at the Pincio.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Bilingual photographer (English & Italian)

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pickup & drop off
    • Camera
    • Entrance fee to the Forum
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please email or send an sms the tour operator at least 72 hours prior to start of the tour to re-confirm. Details in your voucher.

    Entrance fee to the Forum (approx €11) is to be paid locally

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.