Santa Fe Thru the Lens - Private Tour

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  • No booking or credit card fees

What To Expect

Your professional photographic guide will point out details invisible to the untrained eye and reveal the best vantage-points on your chosen route. Learn to tell a story through images, take great shots of iconic monuments and capture atmospheric images off the beaten track.


Day Tours in Santa Fe
Departs From:
Santa Fe
Meeting Point:
The Obelisk at the center of Santa Fe Plaza
3 hours
daily at 9:30 AM
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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.

Meet at the obelisk in the center of the Santa Fe Plaza, heart of Santa Fe's historic district. Along the south edge of the Plaza, you'll have a chance to photograph Indian vendors who market their jewelry and pottery spread out on blankets under the portal of the Palace of the Governors, the oldest continually used public building in the United States.

You'll also have a chance to photograph the mission-style architecture of the Fine Arts museum and the photogenic courtyard of Sena Plaza. Then we'll visit St. Francis Cathedral (memorialized in Willa Cather's novel, "Death Comes for the Archbishop"), the gothic Loretto Chapel, and the marble rotunda of the State Capitol Building, known locally as the "Roundhouse."

Your walk will include the greenbelt along the Santa Fe River, the historic De Vargas neighborhood, and winding Canyon Road with its dozens of art galleries. The tour will end back at the Santa Fe Plaza, and you'll receive a handout listing photography exhibitions currently on view at Santa Fe galleries and museums.


  • Expert photographer guide


  • Transportation

  • Entry fees

  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses

Please note

  • Participants must have a basic knowledge of their cameras.

  • Routes may be changed based on local conditions.

  • Tours run rain or shine.

  • Please wear a pair of good walking shoes, and bring a lightweight poncho in case it rains. A small bottle of water & sun hat is recommended for high temperatures.

  • A lightweight tripod is recommended for evening sessions.

  • Clients who have not booked this activity in conjunction with a hotel are advised to provide contact details.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 31 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 30 days or less prior to date of activity.

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