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Foto Ruta Santiago

Jose Victorino Lastarria 71, Santiago 8320165, Chile
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Smartphone Photo Tour - Santiago

My daughters (ages 10 and 12) and I really enjoyed the Smartphone Photo Tour in Santiago! Our... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
anniepez2018
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Detroit, Michigan
Loved getting to explore the city with a local photographer

We are avid photographers. We needed no lessons but we still loved having a local take us to the... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy S
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Discover the city of Santiago in a different way. Slow down the pace and get to know your camera even better, and capture some fantastic photographs to remind you of your Chilean adventure. Suitable to all levels of photography experience, and to all digital cameras, Foto Ruta is a wonderful way to see and experience the city through the lens of your camera and meet like minded people. A great alternative to the traditional 'tour' Foto Ruta invites participants on a journey of discovery, Foto Ruta Santiago will give you a greater understanding of the city and its culture whilst also teaching you how to take great travel photography. Whether you’re a photo enthusiast, a professional, or just want to see a more authentic side of Santiago, this excursion offers you a unique and memorable afternoon in the city. Foto Ruta also operates in Buenos Aires, London and Barcelona.
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Jose Victorino Lastarria 71, Santiago 8320165, Chile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughters (ages 10 and 12) and I really enjoyed the Smartphone Photo Tour in Santiago! Our photographer and guide, Nacho, took us to the Bellavista area. He shared some great photo taking strategies before our tour and then led us through a beautiful neighborhood...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for joining us Annie! It was a fantastic tour.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are avid photographers. We needed no lessons but we still loved having a local take us to the best photo spots. Just a wonderful experience. Thank you

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for joining us Amy!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a fabulous few hours with Nacho exploring some beautiful areas of Santiago. Nacho was friendly and I quickly felt comfortable and relaxed in his company as we explored. He offered really good technical and creative advice as I needed it, whilst also giving...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for joining us Yvonne, it was great to meet you!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Spent a great day with Cat. We not only covered a greater part of Santiago’s photogenic areas, but we also reviewed both the technical and artistic sides of capturing an image. I recommend Cat to anyone looking to maximize their photographic time in Santiago.

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks so much Rick, both for your kind words and for joining us! It was a wonderful day.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I absolutely would recommend this tour 100% I really feel that I have already improved quite a bit on my photography skills. I started to look at things while keeping in mind everything that Cat suggested. Being a good photographer takes time, patience, a little...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks so much for joining us for a tour Andrea!

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Exciting visual afternoon Full of colour A real pleasure. Great introduction to Santiago. Thank you Cat

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thanks so much for joining me Fiona!

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

As a keen photographer I was recently lucky enough to discover Cat Allen in Santiago. I spent two amazing days with Cat from Foto Ruta photographing the streets of Santiago and Valparaiso. The thing I appreciated most was that we had a good chat beforehand...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thanks so much for joining me Peter! It was great to meet you and I had an awesome time exploring and shooting the streets of Santiago and Valparaiso with you!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Fantastic afternoon taking photos in the Bellavista neighbourhood. Cat really helped me think about what I was actually trying to achieve as well as being a great guide, I got some terrific pictures. Would highly recommend if you enjoy taking pictures in a relaxed environment...More

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CatFRSantiago, Owner at Foto Ruta Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

It was so great to meet you! Thanks so much for joining me, and I'm so glad you got such great photos!

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We did a guided photography tour with Cat in Santiago as a birthday present for my friend and it was like being shown the city by a good friend who is also a great photographer. My friend and I both have different tastes tastes and...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Cat led us on a wonderful walk of several Santiago neighborhoods which brought us to some very colorful art that we would not have found on our own. Then we went to the Central Markets for fish and vegetables. She showed us some techniques for...More

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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Cat Allen can be found if you do a search for foto-ruta Santiago on the web. Here contact information is listed there and she is really good about responding to e-mails. Good luck!
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