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Understand Photography

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Address: 2383 Linwood Ave Ste 302, Naples, FL 34112-3505
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+1 239-263-7001
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Understand Photography offers photography tours, excursions and training in...

Understand Photography offers photography tours, excursions and training in beautiful Southwest Florida. We offer photo trips into the Everglades, Sanibel Island, Cape Romano and more. We are a small group of professional photographers who love to teach and help! We work hard to be patient and clear instructors, as well as experienced photographers. We offer nature boat tours, group tours and private instruction/excursions. Please read the hundreds of reviews on our meetup site. We've been doing this for over six years now and it's gone very well!!!

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Old Naples Photo Walk

Had a great time learning some history of this beautiful city, and thoroughly enjoyed the photo ops, especially the beautiful sunset at the pier. Joe is a great... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
V4341POmaryh
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Clinton, Iowa

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Clinton, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Had a great time learning some history of this beautiful city, and thoroughly enjoyed the photo ops, especially the beautiful sunset at the pier. Joe is a great, easy-to-understand instructor.

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

We are so happy you had a great time! Thank you so much for the review. Yes, Joe Fitzpatrick is such a good instructor! More 

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The workshop was excellent. Joe is very knowledgeable and helpful. I learned a lot and will be doing future workshops with Understand Photography.

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you so much Tim! Joe Fitzpatrick is an amazing instructor! He is so knowledgeable, yet can explain things simply. We are so happy you are happy! More 

Naples, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I attended the Everglades Day Trip on February 21, 2017. The trip was led by Joe Fitzpatrick. Joe is an accomplished photographer and most importantly, a very good instructor. The trip was a full day, leaving the Understand Photography studio at 7:45 AM and returning at 6:00 PM. We visited 5 locations, Shark Valley being the main event. We saw... More 

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you John! We are so happy you enjoyed the full day workshop! More 

Bonita Springs, Florida
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Just took another trip organized by Peggy to the Dome Homes. Throughout the excursion, she shared tips to take better photos. I have learned much from her and look forward to continue to grow as a photographer with her and the company's guidance. Looking forward to my next women's trip in the winter!

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you so much Denise!! This review really means a lot to me! Peggy More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I have taken both Peggy's photography class in her studio/walking about Naples shooting photo session & her more intensive online course. I am beyond thrilled at how my photography has improved! Peggy is also as pleasant as can be, and a great photography instructor. Her 4 week online course (1 time per week for about 2 hours) is easy to... More 

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Oh my! Thank you so much, Allison! What a nice review. We REALLY appreciate it!! Yes - the online course is also a LIVE course, with lots of support and homework to help the information really sink in. We've added more day tours and trips this season as well! Thanks again, Allison! More 

New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Peggy is a wonderful teacher. My daughter, daughter-in-law, and I came to Naples for a weekend of learning how to work our cameras. Peggy has a great house which she rents out as a bed and breakfast. We each had our own beautiful room. Peggy is a very patient knowledgable teacher. We took photos of the pier, went on a... More 

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review Katie! I had so much fun with you all! You have such a nice family! I'm ready for another adventure with you! More 

Vero Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I attended a ladies photography retreat weekend with Peggy. She is fun, kind, patient, and very knowledgeable. I learned so much about how to shoot in Manual. She had many interesting and fun photo shoots for us planned the whole weekend. My brain is full! I highly recommend her to both novice and more experienced photographers.

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you so much Kelly! I had a great time too! More 

Naples, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Our guide was Joe Fitzpatrick of Understanding Photography. A four day excursion from Naples to St. Augustine. We began each day at the Alligator Farm Bird Rookery. The weather was perfect and the nesting birds and chicks were very cooperative. Afternoons were spent touring the city and visiting photographic sites. Joe took us down side streets that presented photo exposure... More 

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review!! We agree - Joe Fitzpatrick IS a national treasure! More 

St. John
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Traveling around Cuba with Peggy and Joe was an absolute treat, and a terrific learning experience for a photography enthusiast.. They were always helpful, caring, and encouraging,

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you Susan! You are such a joy to travel with! Our Cuba trip was a blast - I agree! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

The weekend is filled with improving your photography techniques and learning new ones. It is a great way to learn how to use many of your setting on your camera. You also get the opportunity to learn HDR and Photoshop. Peggy is a great instructor!

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Peggy F, Owner at Understand Photography, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! I loved the weekend too!! More 

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