Cradle of Renaissance
Many writers and directors wrote something about this city and its beauties, or decided to set their works among the medieval alleys, courtyards and squares of Florence: Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Zeffirelli, De Palma, Ivory, Scott, Fellini and Brown, just to name a few. Indeed, art and culture developed here in such a superb way that the concrete expressions of this exceptional heritage are considered a testimony to the glorious civilization and importance of the city in the past; a time that is by no means gone, but that is reflected in the unique culture that permeates the city, not only in its artistic elements, but also for the presence of the many caffè letterari (literary cafés), a tradition of the XX century, that still peps up the cultural landscape of Florence.
Already considered an important stopover of the Grand Tour in the XVIII and XIX centuries, tourism has always been a significant industry in Florence, above all for culture, art, history and photo lovers. This does not come as a surprise since Florence is considered the place with the greatest concentration of art in the whole world.
Here, passionate photographers can enjoy more than a simple view of the city; they can develop new techniques and try out different types of this discipline, like street, landscape and art photography. The Tuscan capital is charged of historic importance due to its roman origins, its blooming Renaissance time and the declaration as capital city of the Kingdom of Italy from 1865 to 1871. Besides its literary fame and its historic importance, Florence is renowned worldwide for being the cradle of many important personalities in various fields like politics, science and physics. Nature indeed has its role too, and the Tuscan countryside is so notable that its reputation oversteps limits and boundaries. As you can imagine, here travellers are always surprised by the many facets of the city and the many photographic opportunities that it conveys for all photo lovers. Come and discover Florence with your camera.
Follow our photo tours enhanced with local advice by a master photographer and try to capture the feelings Florence instills in you. Aspire to describe your own travel with peculiar pictures expressing your personal perspective; whether you are a beginner, a hobbyist or have years of experience, our professionals will find stunning photographic opportunities to support your interests and will. Take advantage of the workshop and of the one-to-one experience to develop your creativity and improve your abilities thanks to practical on-the-field tips and feedback.
Have fun! This is the most important thing. We all want to get “the shot” but don’t forget that you are travelling to live new touching experiences, to learn and to enrich yourself under as many aspects as you can. Moreover, as talent comes with training and experience, don’t be afraid to try different compositions and techniques. Experiment with different camera settings; you will surely be surprised by the results you will come up with. The concept of photo feature will help you create better photos: think about a small project and follow its path trying to capture the best elements of it. To further simplify the task, here are our tours, designed to inspire your photographic adventure.