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Fukuoka Photo Tour & Workshop
A unique Fukuoka photography tour led by a professional photographer.
Boost your smartphone camera skills as you explore on foot.
Learn by doing on a ‘Walking Workshop’. Improve your smartphone photo technique and discover the ancient temples of Fukuoka.
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Why should I join this photography tour?
- You want to understand all the functions of your smartphone camera
- You want tips and advice from a professional photographer
- You want to explore the ancient temples of Fukuoka
The tour is open to complete beginners or experienced photographers. Learn skills to last a lifetime. Have fun and use your time in Fukuoka effectively. Be proud of your Instagram account.
What will I learn on this photo workshop?
- Shooting better landscapes, portraits, selfies, close-ups
- Superior framing, composition and focus
- Improve your use of angles, natural light and exposure
The course is jargon-free and hands-on. Listen to your Instructor’s clear explanations then try each technique for yourself. Ask as many questions as you want and get personal feedback and advice.
Who runs this photography workshop?
The workshop is run by William Fritsch. William is a professional photographer who owns and runs a photography studio in Fukuoka. He has lived in Fukuoka for several years and knows the area well. He is a talented photographer, a natural communicator, and an excellent teacher. Enjoy his patient and easy-going style.
How long is the tour?
It’s a 2 hours walking workshop plus 30 minutes in a cafe at the end. The cafe time is a chance for William to review your photos and offer some personalised advice.
When will the photography tour be held and how much does it cost?
The public tour tour will take place every Sunday from 2PM ~ 4.30PM. It runs with minimum 2 pax and maximum 8 pax. The public tour costs ¥4,750 per person.
We can run a private tour for you and your travelling companions any time (if William is available). The private tour costs ¥28,500 for your group.
How do I make a booking?
To make a booking send us a message informing us how many participants and your preferred date. After confirming William is available on your chosen date we will collect 50% deposit by credit card online. The 50% balance is to be paid in cash on the day.
Please give us as much notice as possible to book William on your chosen date.
Feel free to ask any questions regarding this photography workshop before making your booking.
Where will the photography tour be held?
The tour will take place in the wonderfully photogenic district of Hakata. This is the historical area of shrines and temples in the heart of Fukuoka city. You will even get a chance to photograph the oldest Zen temple in Japan!
What kind of camera do I need to bring?
Any smartphone with a camera! Android or iPhone, any brand, old or new, cheap or expensive.
The only requirement is the ability to select the focus point and adjust the exposure. Almost all smartphones meet this requirement. If you aren’t sure send a message and inform us the brand and model.