The tour starts from the Bourse Building, on 5th Street, between Market and Chestnut Street. You will be accompanied by an English speaking photographer-cum-guide, who specializes in travel photography and is well versed with the scenic routes of the city.
Walk through the Historic district of Philadelphia, the home of the Liberty Bell, which changed the world on July 8, 1776, when its chimes summoned the citizens of Philadelphia to hear the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence by Colonel John Nixon. Also see the Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was written, as well as numerous historic buildings and museums.
Stops along the way include the Old city area, famous for its restaurants and taverns. You can see the City Tavern Restaurant, a reconstruction of Revolutionary America's finest tavern. Today the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
Visit Betsy Ross's House, home of the woman who sewed the first American flag.
Stroll through Elfreths Alley, the oldest continually residential street in the USA.
Walk to the Penns Landing Area and get wonderful views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and the Delaware River.
On the way back, walk through the Society Hill, one of the most pleasant areas in Philadelphia.
Also walk along South Street which offers an insight into an interesting street life and a funky and diverse environment. Here, you will find numerous subjects to photograph- Architecture, History or simply the people on the street.
At the end of the session your photographer-guide will review some of the photos taken (if you are carrying a digital camera). 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 concludes at Independence Hall in the Historic district of Philadelphia.