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Christmas Lights & Photography – a marriage made in heaven.

Explore night photography and learn to capture stunning night time photos by mastering some of the most creative elements of photography.

Whether you are starting off, a hobbyist or an experienced photographer we will have superb photographic opportunities for all kinds of interests. Guided by a professional photographer in this immensely enjoyable night tour we will capture a variety of impressive sight in the city, the reflections along the Thames and the city lights that make this renowned city irresistible.

We will capture not only the great landmarks such as London Eye, St Pauls and Tower Bridge but also the stream of car lights and the blurred passing of boats on the river Thames. Through demonstration and a personalised photography practice you will develop your own creative vision while receiving expert advice on shooting in low light and long exposures.

The photography tour includes:

  • Exposure for night photography

  • Night portraiture - getting the most out of your flash

  • Long exposure light streaking – cars, boats, etc.

  • Light painting

  • Capturing iconic landmarks

  • Learn to compose/frame great photos


What happens on the day?

On arrival, you’ll meet up with your photography guide and tutor for the tour, and get to know some of your fellow tour members.

After a short talk about DSLRs and exposure, we’ll head out into the city, learning tips and techniques along the way while shooting various landmarks and points of interest. The tour will take around 3 hours, and we will finish at Tower Bridge.


Requirements: Suitable for all types of digital cameras - DSLRs, Point & Shoot and Smartphones.

For smartphones, we'll advise you on the best apps and where to download them.

You will need a tripod. If you do not have one you can share our's during the tour but may need to share it with anyone else who does not have one.