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Soho Photo or iPhone Tour-Cool & Artsy

photo class

Soho Photo or iPhone Tour-Cool & Artsy

7 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Hosted in
English
photo class

Soho Photo or iPhone Tour-Cool & Artsy

photo class

Soho Photo or iPhone Tour-Cool & Artsy

7 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Capture the essence, the spirit and the energy of SoHo with a 1.5+hour photo tour visiting the backstreets and secret, sneaky places locals know. Learn great composition and visuals worthy of a NY magazine cover. Hear about 5 decades of real NYC stories. This tour runs once a week at 1:30PM most of the year. Meeting INSIDE the Angelika Theater Cafe. My special destinations include: • 599 Broadway unique perspective, “The Gateway of SoHo” Sculpture • Taxicab action photos with amazing backdrops • Colorful hot dog vendors and soaring views • Broadway/Houston St. cast-iron historic architecture graphics • Lafayette Street subway stop action • Famous Jersey Street, with soaring graphic noir-feeling imagery • See Firehouse Ladder 20 with possible invite • Restaurant window multi-layer reflections and unique visual graphics • Crosby Street Hotel Sit down break then street art “up close and personal” • Chic stores and cobblestone streets with extreme low angles • “Slice of Life” fearless, simple street-people photos • Photo ''Pop-Quiz'' to challenge your photographic skills • Finally, wind up at bustling Broom Street As a NYC photographer for 50 years, I have many city recommendations

Your host

Learn more about Gildo

Gildo

SIGHTSEEING GUIDE LICENSEE & NATIVE NEW YORKER SHOOTING SINCE 1970 “I capture the essence, soul and energy of NYC” Gildo has traveled to 36 countries with his camera, capturing unique images in all of them. Born into a family of Italian painters, he is known for his artistic approach: photographs portraying the soul, the essence, and the spirit of his subjects. Gildo’s photographic style in his landscapes and portraits is consistent in composition, graphics, the use of color and, of course, Gildo’s own unique, passionate vision. 12 years shooting fashion Public Relations,Publicity and Press Photography Portraiture - Armani to Warhol 22 years NYC ''YuPPiE'' Non-traditional Weddings Modeling since 1990 SAG/AFTRA Actors Union Getty/Corbis Stock Photography represented in 65 nations Artist, painter and knows how to change a tire.

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Where you'll be

Begin at The Gateway to Soho. Then to action packed Houston St. to photograph taxi's zooming by and on to the quieter place of cafes and shops of Lafayette St. through the back door of the Crosby St Hotel onto graffiti soaked buildings, doorways to bustling Spring St passing MOMA Design Store, Balthazar, then inside a subway stop and onto Mercer Street to see century old Architecture and onwards to Broom St. along cobblestone streets. WOW !

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests must know ALL about their camera/iPhone equipment settings. This tour focuses more on the elements of the artistic…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This is an advanced, creative, hands-on, art-focused photo tour with a seasoned NYC PRO of 50 years & Sightseeing Guide Licensee. More like a short boot camp. Within moments your images will improve.

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Gildo
Soho Photo or iPhone Tour-Cool & Artsy
7 reviews
From $99/person
7 reviews
From $99/person