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Key Details
Duration
3 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English
Easy Cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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What You'll Do
  • Explore Tokyo's iconic sites and hidden gems
  • Get tips from local professional photographers
  • Improve your skills and create a beautiful book of photos
  • Take memorable photos of traditional and modern Tokyo
Overview
Enjoy a day and night Tokyo photography workshop in Shimbashi and Ginza. Use the best light, natural and artificial, to capture city life.
What to Expect
Start the tour just before sunset to take advantage of the best light conditions. Meet the photographer at Shimbashi station and get acquainted with the necessary photography techniques for this tour.

Away from the usual touristy tracks, shoot the first half of the tour in Shimbashi, the area known to be the office worker’s haven. Hordes of “salary-men” wearing white surgical masks flock to the entertainment district after work. It’s a common scene of modern day-to-day Tokyo. Use interesting characters and the graphic environment to your advantage. Learn how to create interesting and artistic images out of the mundane.

Take a short train ride to the next station and change scenery completely. Neon lights and lanterns light the path under elevated train tracks. Capture life in the untidy and colorful eateries and other entertainment districts. Step into modernity again and take photos of people within geometrical shapes at the Tokyo International Forum.

Finally, the tour concludes on an observation deck in front of newly renovated Tokyo Station.

What's Included
  • The time and expertise of a professional photographer
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Photography equipment
  • Transportation fare (¥140)
  • Food and drink
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

In front of the “Information Map” next to the turnstile of the Karasumori entrance at JR Shimbashi station. Reach by public transport Take JR train (not subway). Alight at JR Shimbashi station. Follow the yellow sign: KARASUMORI EXIT (not any other exit). Just after the turnstile the meeting point is at the big “information map”. Allow plenty of time. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Please note:
For this day and night photography tour great results can be achieved with smart phones. However, it is highly recommended to bring a camera with manual overrides (M, Tv, Av, A or S modes) and a versatile zoom lens such as 18-105mm.

This tour runs on Fridays all year round (and on Tuesdays (from March 15 to May 31 and from September 1 to November 30)

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