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London photography tours

When a city looks as good as London did, you want to get the best pictures possible. Check out the photography tours that will help you do so

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Time Out editors
Rosemary Waugh

We know the feeling: you’re scanning through Instagram marvelling at everyone else’s photos of sexy city skylines, scrumptious brunches and next-level selfies snapped nonchalantly in front of iconic landmarks. But your own feed… doesn’t quite live up to the standard set by others. Never fear: these professional-run photography tours will help you to capture the city in the light it deserves, making your own snaps suddenly look as good as the ones you stare at in envy. So grab some friends – or book in for a one-on-one tour – and feel like a pro behind the lens in no time.

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Photography tours in London

London photography tour at night

Calling all night owls: see Westminster after dark and learn how to create incredible shots during this two-hour workshop. You’ll be taught by a professional guide about the secrets of night-time photography, visiting a minimum of four fantastic locations over the tour.


London photography private tour

Make your way around London's best landmarks with a pro snapper, while they show you how to do the city justice through the lens. In this private tour, you’ll receive one-on-one tutoring and see a range of locations, with tips you can only get from a true local.

Night photography tour of London

If we had to pick just of our favourite views in London, it might well be this: the Thames after dark. Starting at Tower Bridge, this night-time tour will take you all the way down to the London Eye, taking in along the way iconic sites like St Paul’s and the Globe Theatre. You’ll get some excellent tips on mastering snaps when natural light levels are low but the city’s buildings are all lit up and winking at the night’s sky.

Snap the city at sunset

While night is a cool time to get a great shot of London, dusk can be all the more atmospheric. This three-hour workshop kicks off just before sunset, so you can get a bit of daylight photography in, some stellar sunset shots and finally after-dark pics.

Private night photography tour of London

Twilight takes on a new meaning as London's stunning skylines fill your viewfinder. With the help of this guided tour you can learn how to make the most of it with your camera, in a special workshop focusing on late-night London photography.

Small-group South Bank photography tour

Walking shoes? Check! Lenses? Check! Mates? Check, check, check! Now go forth and explore the South Bank on this exclusive photography tour. Taking place on a weekend, you’ll see the area at its most animated, and be shown how to capture the unmissable moments this area offers by a professional photographer.

Two-hour private photography walking tour in Greenwich

Greenwich is one of the capital’s hidden treasures, a leafy area soaked in history. Get to know it a bit better on this one-on-one photography tour where you’ll learn how to frame the perfect shot of the historic attractions found here. And – as an added bonus – you’ll then set them to film, creating your own multimedia memories of the day.

Personal travel photographer tour

Hands off the selfie stick! You're with a professional now. On this contemporary travel photography tour you'll see the sights with an expert guide as they help you capture your trip in your own personal style. Perfect for couples and groups, you’ll get inside tips from a local and leave with memories you probably wouldn’t have been able to make on your own.

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