Photography Tour with former NatGeo Editor
Turkey - Istanbul





Creative Workshop

Walking Tour

Photo City Tour

Photo Tour

Cultural Tour


With a local

With Experts


Discover the most picture-perfect spots of Istanbul under the expert tutelage of an ex-National Geographic editor / professional photographer; this is a perfect opportunity to help you improve your photography in a short time.

One of the many aspects of Istanbul that make it a popular destination for photographers is its incredible diversity. Depending on the day of the week you may find yourself accompanying your guide as you experience the open air markets including junk markets, bird market etc., enter small workshops located inside Middle Age caravanserais or drink tea with locals. You may be lucky enough to join a local wedding, circumcision ceremony whilst discovering some of the most ethnically diverse and colorful areas of Istanbul.

During your experience, you will learn how to approach people to take their photographs with your instructor on-hand to provide immediate assistance and advice. You will have time to discuss composition, equipment and approach with your multi-lingual guide.

Since this experience is not exactly for beginners, at least you are expected to know how to use your camera. However, a two-hour crash course on photography before the tour is possible with an extra fee.

If you'd like to take your photography and communication skills to the next step this is a great opportunity to learn about the city, country and its people side by side with an experienced pro photographer.

We are offering several customizable itineraries depending on the day of the week and interests & level of the clients.


Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your booked tour minimum 31 days before the first booked date, you'll get a full refund. 

For the cancellations between 15-30 days before the tour date, 50% of your total rate will be refunded. 

No refund will be made for the cancellations made in less than 15 days before the booked date.


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  • Paul L

    Experience Istanbul and Improve your photography at the same time!

    My daughter and I spent an afternoon with Kemal, exploring the Grand Bazaar and other local areas. It was our first trip to Istanbul, and Kemal was very good at telling us lots of interesting facts about the history of the people and also helping us capture it in our cameras.

    We got to meet some really interesting people and see behind the scenes, not just the usual tourist areas. Our favourite visit was to a small metal workshop where castings were being made to supply the Grand Bazaar.

    Both my daughter and I picked up lots of useful tips and grew in confidence about how to get some great shots. As a result over the next few days, we continued to get some lovely pictures even without Kemal by our sides.

    If you want to get off the beaten track, improve your photography and have an enjoyable experience, this is highly recommended.

    2018-09-06 12:59:16

  • Jason J

    Fantastic Photography Tour of Istanbul

    I did a private half day tour of the metal workshops followed with a private express sunset and night tour with Kemal. Kemal's approach and teaching style is fantastic and I learnt a lot in the time I had with him. I am an intermediate level photographer and the constructive feedback and insights into the mind of an experienced professional photographer like Kemal was invaluable.

    He was also very open to being flexible with our itinerary allowing some freedom to take advantage of particular photo opportunities that would come up along the way without ever feeling rushed.

    Kemal's in depth knowledge of Istanbul and it's history was also a bonus as I felt like I got a free walking tour of the city thrown in!

    Would recommend this tour to any of my friends in a heartbeat. A great way to experience a beautiful city in a way like no other.

    2018-09-11 17:01:45

  • Kumudini H.

    A great experience!

    I was on a business trip and had booked tour with Kemal on several days for a few hours. He made time despite his busy schedule, even picking me up at 5 am one morning. I was amazed to see his knowledge of cameras and lenses belonging to different brands. He cleared several of my doubts in photography on my Nikon equipment. We had discussions about techniques, composition and post processing. Other than being an excellent photographer and guide, I would always trust Kemal for his restaurant recommendations. He knows Istanbul in and out, an added advantage. Thanks Kemal!

    2018-09-17 15:17:59

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  • Monday to Sunday
  • English
  • Turkish
  • Child-friendly
  • 1 - 9 People
  • 3 Hour(s)
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