Classic London Photography Tour

Westminster Underground station, London (exit 4, opposite Big Ben)

Guided by David (Photographer) G.

Walk Times

Day Walk Type Start Time End Time
24 March 2024 Special 10.45 am 12.45 pm Winter
19 May 2024 Special 10.45 am 12.45 pm Summer Reserve Online


Classic London and Photography

Classic London and photography – it’s a marriage made in heaven. Improve your photography skills and capture stunning photos while exploring the most iconic places in the heart of London. Come away knowing how to take much better snaps of the City of London and beyond, whilst also discovering places you wouldn’t normally encounter on London sightseeing tours.

Guided by a professional photographer, David, this is an immensely enjoyable and informative photo tour. Our talented guide can talk enthusiastically about both shutter speeds and London landmarks! He’ll share expert advice on using your camera, new techniques and street photography. He’ll help you “find the decisive spot” at iconic landmarks along the River Thames like the London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Shard, Millennium Bridge and Tower Bridge. But he’ll also introduce you to the rich oddities hidden in the woodwork. It’s quite the photography experience.

This walking tour/ photography course combo has a lot going for it – a good time, a guided tour, you learn some good stuff, there’s a very agreeable social element, and you’re going to get some stunning London cityscapes and portraits.

Time and meeting point

Our next Classic London Photography Tour goes at 10.45 am on Sunday 24th March. Meet your guide David, who’s a professional photographer, just outside exit 4 of Westminster tube station (opposite Big Ben). This is an approximately 3 hour tour. It costs £49.

Its nocturnal twin – Golden Hour & Night Photography Tour– takes place at 7.30pm on  Wednesday 27th March.  Same guide: David. Same meeting point: just outside exit 4 of Westminster tube station. Same duration: three hours. Same cost: £49.

N.B. Photography tours have to be booked because it’s a small group with only 12 places available on this walking tour.

The London photography tour includes:

  • 3 hour guided photography tour in the heart of London
  • Expert advice on using your camera
  • Use of selective focus for storytelling
  • Advice on lenses and equipment
  • Creative photography techniques
  • Capturing iconic landmarks.
  • Learn to compose/frame a great photo.

This practical and demonstrative photo tour will help you develop essential photography skills, learn how to use the manual settings of your DSLR or smartphone’s digital camera so you can achieve

What happens on the day?

On arrival, you’ll meet up with your photography tour guide – and meet your fellow tour members. After a short talk about camera basics you’ll head out across London, learning tips and techniques along the way.

You’ll wander along the Southbank which hugs the south side of the Thames. It’s a photographer’s delight, showcasing London’s captivating charm. Featuring icons like the London Eye,  St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Shard, it paints stunning cityscapes and captures the lively vibe of its streets. The riverwalk boasts leading lines and architectural symmetry. You’ll find natural frames, creating visuals that are both simple and sophisticated. From St. Paul’s Cathedral’s striking dome to the everyday charm of its streets, Southbank offers a perfect blend of elegance and ease. Dive into this visual symphony along the Thames!

The tour will take approximately three hours. We finish at Tower Bridge.

Suitable for all types of digital cameras – DSLRs, point & shoot and smartphones. For smartphones, we’ll advise you on the best apps.

You don’t need to be a professional photographer. You’ll pick up photography tips whether you’re a beginner skill level’s or more advanced.

About the guide

Professional London photographer, David G is the ideal guide for this specialist walking tour. His passion for photography is contagious. He’s director of photography at Sky Blue Creatives, so he’s as adept at conducting remarkable photoshoots as scintillating city tours.

He also hosts our night photography tour and the seasonal special, Christmas lights photography tour in Central London.


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