Three and a Half Bridges Photography Class

Advance your photography skills while taking a tour of NYC's spectacular bridges.

3.5 hours Class size 2 to 6     label $200

Looking for places to visit in New York City? Why not make the rounds of bridges, guided by a New York-based professional photographer who will teach you how to capture beautiful images?

In this photography class, you'll head out under the cover of night to learn the secrets to getting great nighttime photos, such as how to take effective pictures without a flash and how to manage long exposures. Ever wondered how to do trailing lights in a photo? This class will give you plenty of practice!

Not just a photography class, this experience is also a sightseeing tour of some New York City attractions - namely, the city's beloved bridges. You'll begin in Queens at the Queensborough Bridge, then make your way to Brooklyn and the Williamsburg Bridge. Then, you'll take a ferry ride to Manhattan, giving you the opportunity to photograph the Manhattan skyline along with the Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge from the water. You'll end the excursion by photographing the Brooklyn Bridge from the Manhattan side. The whole time, you'll be learning tips and tricks to getting great nighttime images from the seasoned professional photographer leading your tour.

Whether you are an experienced shutterbug or a beginner with a budding interest, this class is a great choice as it is geared towards all experience levels. Grab an artistic-minded friend or two, or even plan this class as a date night in New York City! You'll leave this experience with a ton of new nighttime photography knowledge, as well as some beautiful images you can be proud to display.

Knowledge required
This photography workshop is appropriate for all levels of photographic knowledge.
What you'll get
New photography knowledge and several great photographs.
What to bring
  • Any digital camera with manual overrides, DSLR or mirrorless preferred
  • You must bring a tripod
  • An extra memory card
  • An extra battery for your camera
  • Small pocket-size notepad and pen

New York City Photo Safari is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.


Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

Your teacher
New York City Photo Safari
New York City Photo Safari


New York City Photo Safaris workshops are led by LOCAL professional photographers with a wide array of photo industry experience who know NYC best. We're first and foremost photographers; we've spent our careers pursuing beautiful photography. It goes without saying that we are passionate about it. The question is why and what are we passionate about? Perhaps the photo equipment? Photo gadgets are cool, but there's more to it. We want to share great photography and our vision of New York City. The opportunity to teach photography via a photo tour is an opportunity to share our view of the world and to help all photographers improve their digital photography skills. Our motto is: Turning Picture Takers Into Image Makers.

2023-03-31 15:00:00
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