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Modern Tokyo Metropolis Photographic Walking Tour in Shimbashi


Learn lighting techniques in photography

Step away from the tourist spots of Tokyo and get deep into the real life of the city with your camera. Capture the essence of the city within Shimbashi and Tokyo Station with an English instructor.

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Take a good look at the city of colors and lights through a lens of your camera and shoot the unfamiliar parts of this popular concrete jungle. Bring your own camera to capture the bright, modern area of Shimbashi or the dark, hidden alleys of Ginza. See another side of Tokyo while learning new photography techniques you can start using to create artistic images.
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Schedule & Location
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  • Check-in
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  • 15:30 Meet at the Karasumori Exit of Shimbashi Station
  • Preparation and Technical Details (10 minutes)
  • Shimbashi and Ginza Photo Shooting Tour (1 hour 20 minutes)
    TM_shot_6-960x600 Capture the everyday atmosphere of Tokyo as office workers flock to the entertainment district after work . Learn to use the city scenery to compose an artistic image of the day-to-day life away from the standard tourist spots.
  • Train to Yurakucho
  • Tokyo Photo Shooting Tour (1 hour)
    TM_shot_6-960x600 Explore the mix of modern and traditional architecture around the newly renovated Tokyo Station with your camera. Take this opportunity to shoot a variety of environments in different types of lighting with a wide range of scenery and people.
  • 18:00 Tour Ends at Tokyo Station
    • This tour operates entirely in English, so participants must be at conversational level at least. The most important is to understand and be understood.
    • Consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited. If you arrive under the influence of alcohol you may not be able to join the tour, and will not receive a refund.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • We highly recommend a versatile zoom lens ranging from 35 to 105 mm (full frame).
    • We recommend comfortable shoes. During a tour we walk 2 km on average, sometimes more. According to the weather forecast you may want to bring rain gear. Tours will proceed in the rain.
    • You will not need a tripod for this tour.
Additional Note(s)
    • Please bring your own camera.
      Additionally, the train fee from Shimbashi to Yurakucho is not included in the tour price. Please pay 140 JPY on the day.
    • We run our tours in all weather conditions: rain, snow, wind, heat. However, walking and shooting under heavy rain is never fun. If we deem it necessary to cancel your tour because the weather is too bad we’ll do our utmost to reschedule it to another day. Otherwise there will be a full refund.
    • Only paying participants can join (non-photographers are not allowed to join for free).
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 6.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2.5 hour(s)
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