What To Expect
Booking a private photo expert allows you to select the below carefully planned routes or when your photo guide contacts you directly to make desired changes where possible according to your interest.
Discover the beautiful city of Lisbon and it's unparalleled light. On your journey you will not only have the opportunity to watch and photograph some of the most charismatic city's monuments, but also to explore picturesque neighborhoods usually not visited by tourists.
Lisbon's first settlements date back from the Neolithic, and the town was later occupied by Phoenician, Roman and Moorish people who left monuments and traditions. The city was conquered from the moors by the first king of Portugal in 1147. In the XVIII century Lisbon was the capital of an Empire stretching from Africa to India; in 1755 downtown was destroyed by a huge earthquake and tsunami, and was later rebuilt by the Regent, Marques de Pombal, according to a revolutionary urbanism plan that endures in modern Lisbon.
In this experience you will feel and capture this colorful blend of antique and modern, of Orient and Occident, of North and South of Mediterranean and Atlantic. Today, Lisbon is a modern capital and one of the most cosmopolitan in the whole world. There are large Asian, Easterner European, African and Latin American communities living peacefully together. This is what gives Lisbon such a special and unique atmosphere.
Your guide will be available to explain all technical aspects of photography, but he will focus on giving hints to help you express your own personal interpretation of the place. The route will guide you from the sophisticated Chiado trough the monumental Praça do Comercio where the city meets his ancient companion the Tagus River. Then you will follow to Alfama, an old moorish neighborhood with a medina like structure were the "fado" (traditional Portuguese folk song) seeps from the windows. Finally you will gain the castle hill and enjoy the nicer views over Lisbon.
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