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New York City

Photo Tour New York

New York City

CHF 2'790 per person
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Photo Tour New York

New York is a fascinating attraction for many photographers. The streets of New York are the cradle of street photography. During the five-day photo tour in a small group, you can immerse yourself in the world of the big city and devote yourself fully to photography.

The trip includes an extremely varied mix of street photography, portrait on location and, of course, photographing the impressive New York skyline.

The photo guide Jens Krauer is a successful street photographer and spends several months in New York every year. He shows you the authentic side of the famous metropolis. You will be actively guided by Jens. Among other things, he shows you how to read everyday life around you, discover exciting photo motifs and tell great photographic stories.

1 - 6 May 2021

5 Days / 5 Nights from/to New York

maximum 8 Persons

New York

German- and English-speaking photo guiding.

This Photo Tour New York offers extraordinary highlights!

  • Experience and photograph the authentic and fascinating side of New York
  • Learn to observe, read, and photographically interpret street life as a stage for everyday life
  • Photograph the famous skyline of New York and other cityscapes
  • Let yourself be inspired by photographic techniques to see more in the bustling city life and at the same time make yourself “invisible”.
  • Deal with dramaturgy and image composition to effectively stage everyday life

Photo Guide

Jens Krauer

Jens Krauer

Photo Guide

Price

1 – 6 May 2021

CHF 2‘790.- | Price per person in a double room
CHF 3‘190.- | Price per person in a single room

Included in the price

Photo accompaniment by professional photographer

5 nights in a centrally located hotel

7 days Metro Card in New York

Intensive support and instruction by workshop leader

Extensive travel documents

Not included in the price

Individual arrival and return travel to New York

Transfer from / to the airport

Meals and drinks

Personal expenses, admissions etc.

Cancellation costs insurance, travel insurance

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What our clients say

Josy

New York - I would never have thought that I would be so fascinated to discover a new kind of photography in the midst of a crowd of people. To document a city in black and white under professional guidance is simply just so much fun!

Street Photography New York, November 2019

Alexander

Amazing Views is really worth of its name on this fantastic journey into the beauty and wilderness of Alaska! Starting with a variety of animals that we could observe, great landscapes and unique excursions...you went from one highlight to the next and when you thought: "More is not possible", the next highlight of the trip already came. Playing brown bear teenagers, who came a little bit closer, bald eagles in flight and very photogenic in the treetop, otters, seals, dolphins, whales, moose, foxes, caribous, black bears, beavers, puffins and much more we were allowed to admire and photograph in the animal kingdom. Among the landscapes, there were unique (early) morning moods, glaciers and lakes, foggy valleys and as a special gift, Mount Denali with all its splendour. And all this on land, on water and from the air. A memorable experience and a very special trip, with great people and the perfect organization and support by Thomas and Jeff! With Amazing Views anytime again. Thanks to the whole team!

Alaska Into the Wild, August 2019

Erwin & Pia

Alaska had been in the back of my mind for many years because of its vast photographic possibilities. Finally it worked out and we experienced such a unforgettable journey of superlatives. During our various trips to USA and also Canada we were constantly accompanied by warning signs for moss crossing, but never got to see one. Jeff and Thomas, especially Pia, were finally able to fulfil our wish and we experienced a wonderful morning in a moose area near Anchorage and were able to take pictures of the animals at close range. An unforgettable experience that we will never forget. To go into all the other highlights would go beyond the scope here. We are grateful that we were able to experience all this at our age.

Photo tour Alaska Into the Wild, August 2019

Urs

The Alaska Into the wild photo tour was fantastic. Bears, sea otters, moose, caribous and much more could be photographed at close range. The trip was not limited to wildlife and landscape photography was not neglected. Special thanks to Jeff Schultz. His knowledge, experience and helpfulness made the trip an unforgettable experience. I can only recommend this photo tour!

Into the Wild, August 2019

Cindi

WOW! It was sensory overload and I'm still processing everything that I saw and experienced. I just finished doing a first look at my photos (over 12,000) and am re-living the exceptional tour. Accommodations, food, leadership and the weather (most of the time) were the best possible. So many bears and so close. Seeing all of Denali for several days was a minor miracle. Flying up to it is beyond words. How can I describe the thrill of the helicopter ride to the glaciers, the boat trip on Prince William Sound with all the wildlife we saw and its gorgeous scenery, Lake Clark with its many bears and their crazy behavior, Denali Camp with its pristine beauty, gourmet food, much wildlife and the crazy road getting there? And the group I was with became instant friends of mine who I already miss. It was a trip I'll remember the rest of my life. Thank you, Amazing Views!

Alaska Into the Wild, August 2019

Silke

Alaska - Into the wild was an unforgettable journey for me, even though I don't photograph at all. Highlights after highlights, breath-taking landscapes alternated with incredible animal encounters. We saw bears, moose, sea otters, porpoises, humpback whales....., some of them from close range. In addition, the organisation both before and on site was excellent, the accommodations were great and with Jeff Schultz we had a photographer at our side who was not only familiar with the area and always friendly and helpful, but also made many experiences possible for us through his knowledge and experience. Although I was a bit sceptical in advance if this trip is really recommendable for non-photographers, I did not regret my participation in the trip for a minute and I firmly believe that this was not my last trip with Amazing Views.

Alaska Into the Wild, August 2019

Dorina

I am still completely blown away that I had a chance to experience this breath-taking, wild beauty of nature. And watching the King of the Arctic in his natural environment is the crowning glory. This trip was rounded off by perfect organisation and execution, first class food, super nice crew and really great tips from the experienced nature photographer Daisy Gilardini and Thomas from Amazing Views, who delivered a perfect all-round carefree package for me. Sorry Thomas, if I have to repeat myself again and again: THANK YOU VERY MUCH to you and Jennifer for making such trips possible!!! I would like to be part of this journey once again.

Spitsbergen, April 2019

Bill

The polar bear photo safari with Daisy was a once in a lifetime wonder. Seeing a polar bear and her cubs emerge from their den and later begin their long journey to the Bay was more emotional than I expected. This was the best wildlife experience I have ever had.

Photo safari polar bears Wapusk National Park, March 2019

Stefanie

I learned to appreciate Daisy very much, not only as a photographer, but also as a person. Once in a lifetime experience, got a deep insight into the polar bear family life, got to admire the polar bears and fluffy, cute cubs playing in the snow! Among the many photos there are some really great pictures, which thanks to Daisy. It was a pleasure. Thanks a lot for the great days!

Photo safari polar bears Wapusk National Park, March 2019

Urs

Despite initial doubts about weather conditions (cold / wind) and hand baggage regulations of the US companies, the whole trip proved to be an excellent opportunity to follow & observe a polar bear mother. Thanks to the peace and quiet and support from Daisy who made that possible. The outermost cold protection suits including shoes were great. An impressive experience that will stay vivid for a long time.

Photo safari polar bears Wapusk National Park, March

Christoph

The tours are always super organized by Jennifer and Thomas! I especially liked this tour, because you experience the nature of South Africa and Botswana in its unspoiled form. The animals are not on display, you have to look for them / discover them. But you get to see all the animals, up close and personal. Also, the season with occasional thunderstorms and wildflower carpets has its special charm. Absolutely recommended!

Botswana's Best Kept Secret, February 2019

Kristina & Kerstin

Alaska - Into the Wild was very much to our liking, it was a scenically and photographically varied trip. There is something for everyone, whether on land, from the air or on the water. Unbelievable landscapes, a fantastic sunrises and animal encounters (especially the bears) that you won't forget so quickly. Jeff Schultz is a wonderful photo travel companion; warm, calm, patient and always helpful. A really great person and perfect choice.

Alaska Into the Wild, August 2018

Doris

I had a dream, and it came true! Svalbard with Jenny and Daisy can hardly be 'topped'. The organisation- incl. consideration of my 'special handicaps' was just great. In addition, the team on board was extremely customer oriented. Thus we experienced indescribable photo events from day to day.

Spitsbergen, June / July 2018

Philip & Barbara

The trip to Spitsbergen with its unspoilt landscape, abundance of animals and the fascinating play of lights was a matter of the heart. We were able to experience a lot on this perfectly organized trip. The accommodation on the ship was perfect and the excursion mode fully met our taste. Among the many photos there are a few great pictures, which are a joy thanks to Jenny and Daisy. Many thanks for the great days Philipp & Barbara.

Svalbard, June / July 2018

Carola

Svalbard, Arctic, polar bears, glaciers, walruses, birds, and pure nature. This trip is unforgettable, but not only because of the nature, the animal and bird life and the silence and tranquillity of this area, but also because of the amazing view and One Ocean. Everything just fits: the ship, the crew, the staff of One Ocean, who left no question unanswered, were always helpful, cheerful and obliging. Especially THANKS to Jenny Brühlmann and Daisy Gilardini. Not only do they have a profound knowledge of photography and the area, they are also very good at communicating it, and they managed to turn me from a non-photographer to a proud owner of a camera and have total fun taking pictures. I have learned to appreciate both of them very much, not only as photographers and tour guides, but also as people.

Spitsbergen, June / July 2018
5 days
8 guests + 1 photo guide Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    01.05.2021
  • Return Time
    06.05.2021
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Day 1 – Arrival

After the individual arrival in New York we meet at the hotel. The photo tour starts with a dinner together.
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Day 2 to 5 – Photo Workshop

We will explore the streets of New York together. You will be actively guided by Jens. Besides short theory sessions there is plenty of time for individual photo discussions with Jens. Besides street photography we will also take time to photograph the skyline of New York.
The common experience, the joy of photography and the personal development are in the foreground. We will have countless opportunities to try out and continuously improve techniques, approaches and subtleties. Thanks to the small size of the groups, the photo guide can respond to everyone individually.
Fotoreise New York
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Day 5 – Departure

Depending on the weather and flight times there will be the possibility for another photo session on the departure day. Afterwards you start your individual journey home or your follow-up program in New York.

Accommodation

Good middle-class hotel in an ideal location

You will stay in a centrally located middle class hotel. The accommodation offers a restaurant, a bar and free WLAN in all areas. All air-conditioned hotel rooms have a flat-screen TV and a coffee machine. The rooms have a private bathroom with free care products and hair dryer. There is a 24-hour reception and a souvenir shop in the hotel.

Double room

Single travellers can book half of a double room. If there is no other guest who wants to share the room, the single room surcharge will apply.

Entry requirements USA

The passport must be valid for at least 1 day beyond the date of return. Travellers must be able to prove on entry into the USA/Alaska that they are leaving the country again (onward or return journey). Please note that you can only enter the USA without a visa with the new biometric Swiss passport (Passport 06) (for a stay of up to 90 days). A visa is required for all other passports.

ESTA visa

For all Swiss citizens and all other nationalities, the electronic ESTA approval (Electronic System for travel Authorization) is mandatory under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The VWP permits a stay in the USA/Alaska without a visa for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes. ESTA applications (as of November 2013 USD 14.- fee) can be submitted at any time before the start of the trip and are valid (with the same passport) for up to two years. ESTA is also mandatory if you are entering the USA or Alaska by land. The questions must be answered in English. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security requires that ESTA applications be submitted at least 72 hours before travel. ESTA registration at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov

Insurance

We strongly advise you to purchase insurance for cancellation and return journey costs, which will be needed in the event of a secluded region being evacuated, a local hospital stay or return travel costs to your home country.

Travel information FDFA

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA regularly publishes information on countries in which there may be security policy or other risks. The FDFA's travel advice is based on its own trustworthy sources of information. These travel tips can be found on the FDFA's website: www.eda.admin.ch

The Terms and Conditions

T&Cs of Amazing Views & Adventure Tours apply, as well as all other conditions which are listed in the descriptions for the respective trips.

Prices

We reserve the right to change prices (especially due to exchange rate fluctuations)

Photo Tour Registration

Photo Tour New York

Please fill in the form below with the requested details and return it to Amazing Views Photo & Adventure Tours. We will send you a trip confirmation and an invoice for the deposit. Bookings are held as provisional until the required deposit is received.

Photo Tour Details

When choosing option "Single" a single supplement might apply (please see respective tour itinerary)

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