San Diego Sightseeing Tours & Photo Safaris

Explore San Diego through your camera lens or mobile phone with a San Diego local & professional photographer. This is a fun & educational sightseeing photo tour for both locals and tourists. All camera skill levels are welcome especially beginners.

We have walking & biking tours of downtown San Diego, Balboa Park, Ocean Beach/Sunset Cliffs, Coronado Island, & La Jolla

Discover San Diego’s most photogenic attractions through the eyes of a travel photographer. Go from zero knowledge to creative artist in a day. Our walking and driving sightseeing photo tours  are great for out of town visitors visiting San Diego for the first time. In addition to learning photography, I will be showing you the best foodie spots and breweries.

Elle Gamboa/Tour Guide & Photo Instructor

Beginners photo workshop

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

Iphone Photography

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

street photography

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

Welcome to our beautiful city of San Diego

My San Diego Sightseeing Walking Photo Tours of Balboa Park, Old Town, Ocean Beach/Sunset Cliffs, La Jolla, & Coronado Island is now available for booking. Please allow 1-2 weeks to schedule your private photo tour. 

Register for a photo tour

Night photography tour in Old Town

Book your photo tour today. My email is [email protected]

Lisa loves Balboa Park

San Diego Trivia

What was the old name of San Diego ?
Answer: San Miguel
Discovered in 1542 by European explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, San Diego was originally named San Miguel. The bay and area of present-day San Diego was given its current name 60 years later, in 1602.