ATHENIAN RIVIERA PHOTO TOUR

Elegance and glamour on this unique slice of Mediterranean coastline

The Athenian Riviera, on the southern edge of Athens and just few kilometers away from the city center, offers plenty of attractions to photograph and enjoy: the palm tree-lined esplanades, the golden beaches, the rocky coves with crystal waters, the rare geological phenomenon of Vouliagmeni thermal lake, and the breathtaking sunset from Poseidon Temple at Cape Sounio.

 

Duration: Half-day, 5 hours approximately
Meeting point: Your hotel/accommodation
Time: 09:00 or 16:00
Tour type: Private, max 4 persons
Price: from 80 €

More about the Athenian Riviera Photo Tour

Book this relaxed photographic workshop if you are interested in enhancing your photography skills while having a great time by the sea. A wide range of scenery from urban areas built next to golden beaches, small rocky coves ideal for swimming and dives, the magical thermal lake Vouliagmeni with labyrinthine underwater cave connected with the volcano arc and the Poseidon Temple, a temple of superior importance dedicated to the God of Seas. Last but not least: the amazing vistas from the finest cafes, restaurants and bars scattered along the alluring coastline.

Athenian Riviera Tour Itinerary
We meet at your hotel/accommodation and we start with a briefing of our plan. During our tour we stop and photograph a traditional boat marina, the Vouliagmeni thermal lake, a small rocky cove, the Poseidon Temple and if you wish to have a swim at one of the golden beaches of the area. We will provide you some informal guiding during our tour but please note that this by no way is considered a thorough formal guiding which is only provided by accredited tour guides.
Photography Learning Points
During our photo workshop you will be able to create some powerful landscape photographs. We will focus on observing our surroundings and getting inspired on how we can take a powerful picture. You will be presented with techniques using composition guide, light, shadows, perspective, selective focus, texture and reflections. You will understand the importance of being quick when shooting but also being patient for a good shot. You will also get accustomed to technical info such as the aperture, shutter speed, iso, and depth of field, in order to take control of your camera.
General Tour Info

Duration: 5 hours (approximately)
Morning Tour: 9am – 2pm
Afternoon Tour: 4pm – 9pm (sunset on Poseidon Temple)
Meeting point: Your hotel/accommodation
Tour type: Private, max 4 persons

Dress code: Please note that although this tour is by car, we will walk on sand and rocks so comfortable shoes are highly recommended. Comfortable clothing is also recommended as well as sun protecting cream and a hat, especially during summertime. You are more than welcome for a refreshing swim, so do wear or carry your swimming suits with you.

Equipment: No special equipment is needed. Any digital camera or smartphone is suitable, however, the better the camera, the better the result. Film shooters are also welcomed. Make sure to have fully-charged batteries and empty cards. Please do familiarize yourself with the basic settings of your camera before our photo workshop in order to get the best of it.

Level of photography knowledge: No prior knowledge of photography is expected. The tour is addressed to beginners, advanced amateurs or semi-professional photographers.

Booking: At least 48 hours ahead. You must have with you the confirmation print-out or the electronic booking confirmation.

Weather conditions: The photo tour runs rain or shine, so be prepared according to the weather. In case of extreme weather rescheduling is possible, given there is availability, at no additional cost.

Price: from 80 €
4 persons: 80 € /person
3 Persons: 100 € /person
2 Persons: 140 € /person
1 Person: 240 € /person

Price includes the photo tour with a professional photographer and the transfers from and to your hotel/accommodation. Entrance fees or anything else you might buy (food, drinks, tickets, etc.) during the tour is excluded. For your information Poseidon Temple ticket is 8 euro (or 4 euro reduced).

Contact number: +30 6932 334878

Cancellation Policy

For cancelling up to 7 days before the scheduled photo tour there is a 10% cancellation fee.

For cancelling 3-6 days before the scheduled photo tour there is a 50% cancellation fee.

For cancelling 1-2 days before the scheduled photo tour, or for not showing up at our scheduled meeting within 10 minutes from the scheduled time without prior notification, there is a 100% cancellation fee.

Rescheduling is possible, given there is availability, for a 50.00 € fee as long as the rescheduling request is received at least:

  1. 4 hours before any tour organized between 10am and 8pm.
  2. 12 hours before any tour starting prior to 10am or after 8pm.

13A, Efpolidos str
163 41, Ilioupoli, Athens, Greece

+30 210 959 4277
+30 693 233 4878

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