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F Stops and Shutter Speeds in DC Half Day Photo Tour
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With this fun and exciting photography workshop in Washington, D.C., you'll learn how to move beyond the auto setting on your camera and instead shoot vacation photos like a professional. There's no better way to learn how to capture magnificent images of the iconic monuments than on a guided Washington, D.C. photo tour.

- Instruction from a professional photographer
- White House
- Lafayette Park and its famous sculptures and picturesque grounds
- Smithsonian's Museum of American Art for indoor photography
- 17th Street to learn the art of photographing moving vehicles

- Guided 2.5 hour tour
- Laminated photography guide and tips
- All taxes

Not Included
- Optional gratuities
- Food and beverage
- Hotel Pickup and Drop Off

Tour Details
During your 2.5 hour photo tour in Washington, D.C., you'll tour some of the area's most famous sights while receiving expert guidance from a photography professional. On this tour through Washington, D.C., learn how to take your camera out of the Auto or "P" mode and move into the manual settings so you can take professional quality photos. Your expert guide will explain when to choose shutter priority over aperture priority setting and other classic photography skills. Ever wondered how to blur a background with a sharp portrait, make moving cars disappear on a street, or get moving water to look like a cloudy mist? Now is your chance to try out all these tricks while you visit our nation's most hallowed memorials.

Make sure to bring your camera and all your lenses (leave the tripod at home) to get the most out of your half day photo tour of Washington, D.C. Your photo tour will take you to the White House to capture classic scenery and the gorgeous Lafayette Park, also known as President's Park, for access to lovely landscapes and statues. The final venue for your photo safari is the Smithsonian's Museum of American Art. Shoot photos throughout its Great Hall and apply techniques of depth of field on the various paintings and sculptures inside. You will also spend some time on 17th Street practicing the art of photographing moving vehicles in order to solidify your understanding of shutter speeds and depth of field.

In addition to a great hands on photo seminar though Washington, D.C., your registration fee also includes a handy pocket-sized quick tip and reference guide. This two-sided laminated guide will give you a reminder of the shooting modes on your camera while also explaining depth of field, white balance, and color temperatures. This photo tour through Washington, D.C. is a great course for a beginner or semi pro to solidify your photography skills while seeing some of Washington, D.C.'s best sights.

Tour Size
Tour Type
Tour Duration
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Tour Departs From
Judiciary Square. Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket.
Activity Level
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend that you wear recreational comfortable clothing.
Infants 2 and under are not recommended on this tour. This tour is not handicap accessible.

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