Driving & walking photo tours in San Diego, California

San Diego Photo Safari

Explore San Diego’s most photogenic attractions through the eyes of a travel photographer. Go from beginner to advance in a day. Our walking and driving photo safaris are great for out of town visitors visiting California for the first time.

Elle Gamboa/ Photo Instructor

Experience our fun half-day walking or full day photo tours with a professional photographer & San Diego native.

Beginners photo workshop

This is a fun 2-hour walking photo tour in Balboa Park or Old Town. Limited to 4 students due to Covid-19

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Iphone Photography

Learn iPhone photography essentials from beginner to pro. Start learning today. Find the right photography instructor for you.

Take your photo skills from hobbyist to pro

Are you new to digital photography ? Do you want to learn how to simplify using your camera? Did someone gave you a new point-n-shoot  digital camera and now you want to learned how to use it ?

What you will learn :

Digital Camera Basics

You will learn lighting, exposure, and composition. You will learn basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and , fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.

Creative Composition

Learn to develop your artistic eye using creative techniques used by artists.We will be using rule of thirds, frame within a frame,leading line, angles, and other creative techniques

Photo Editing

Learn to edit images using your DSLR, your I-phone, or a laptop

Upcoming photo safaris

Due to Covid-19 lockdown in San Diego, we are rescheduling our photo tours in January 2021. I will however be doing one-on-one private photo tours with social distancing..Please email me for more details on the schedule.

For January 2020, I will be teaching the following workshops:
  • Portrait photography on location
  • Night photography in Little Italy/downtown San Diego
  • Nikon DSLR Camera Basics in Balboa Park
  • Creative Composition workshop in Old Town

Registration info :

How does one register ?
You can register and pay for your photo safari or photo workshop directly on our website.  Our email is [email protected]

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Book your photo tour through my booking agent at Cloud 9 Living.

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