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Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell

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Expert 1:1 Instruction on DSLR Camera

Kevin was very nice; we meet just before sunset and went to pre-scouted areas in which to capture... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
tasmcg
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Orlando, Florida
Blue hour in Chicago

This is a must do tour for photo enthusiasts who want to capture Chicago Skyline. Thanks Kevin. I... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
SrikanthMadduri
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Bengaluru, India
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*Private One On One Workshops* The 2018 season has begun. We decided to start the season early this year - Lock in your spot now. Come join me for a fun day or evening photo workshop tour to some of the best locations and hidden spots in the city. I...more
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1640 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608-1316
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Kevin was very nice; we meet just before sunset and went to pre-scouted areas in which to capture typical Chicago shots. Would recommend if you've never been to the city and would like to get basic instruction on night photo elements such as long exposure,...More

Thank tasmcg
KEVIN O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for the nice reply. Glad you had a great time as I did as well.

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is a must do tour for photo enthusiasts who want to capture Chicago Skyline. Thanks Kevin. I enjoyed the session.

Thank SrikanthMadduri
Kevin O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you Srikanth, it was a pleasure meeting you. So glad you have some great photos to bring back to India. Kevin

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Had a really great time during my one on one two hour photography session with Kevin. I wanted to get some learning with regards to shooting in manual mode while shooting at night. Kevin was very knowledgeable and I really learned a lot. It was...More

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Kevin O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks much Jerrell, its always a pleasure to work with like minded photography enthusiasts like yourself.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have done two tours/workshops with Kevin and look forward to catching another one when I am back in Chicago. He was flexible in scheduling and also before the first one, took the time to ask questions about my equipment, photography experience and knowledge of...More

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Kevin O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Sarah, The pleasure was all mine. I'm glad you all had a great time while learning some new techniques. I love working with others that have a passion for photography, no matter there experience. Both Vickie and I can't wait to do it again. Congrats...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a great time photographing Millennium Park and the Chicago lights at night. Highly recommended. This was the Friday Night Lights Tour. Easily walkable.

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Kevin O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Hi Scott, It sure was an enjoyable night to shoot some crazy super moon lighting. Glad to hear you had an excellent experience.

Reviewed 9 October 2015

I booked the last night tour of the season for 9 october. Unfortunately my father in law became very ill to the point that my wife and myself had to go back in a rush to our country, just to find out that the old...More

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KEVIN O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

You arte very welcome, Photography workshops and other things like this are wonderful, but family to me is more important than anything. I wish your father a speedy recovery and hope to see you next time your in town. Sincerely Kevin OConnell

Reviewed 2 October 2015

Unfortunately I was disappointed with this 'Sunrise Photography Tour'. From Kevins website it is obvious that he is great photographer and takes beautiful pictures, and as Kevin was out of town for the Sunday that I wanted to do the Sunrise Tour, he kindly did...More

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KEVIN O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Hello Maccy78, Sorry the sun did not decide to come out the morning of our tour. Its very hard to gage the weather in a city like Chicago, especially on the Lakefront. However, if you do remember you did not make arrangements until 9:00pm the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2015

I normally never write reviews but I made a TripAdvisor account specifically so I could share my experience with Kevin O'Connell. I came to Chicago on business from Colorado. I enjoyed taking photographs but I wanted to improve my skills. I saw the opportunity to...More

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Kevin O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Thank you Sebastian, it was a pleasure teaching you some new techniques. Had a ball with you. See ya next year.

Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I went to Kevin earlier this morning and had quite the adventure. I am a sub-bar photographer at best so I was very excited to meet Mr. O'Connell. When I arrived Kevin couldn't have been friendlier and that was very appreciated. During our two hours...More

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Kevin O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

First of all, it was my pleasure working with you Travis. I'm glad you enjoyed the tour, and got some great shots for the competition. Sincerely Kevin OConnell

Reviewed 20 June 2015

My daughter and I recently worked with Kevin on June 13, 2015. Neither of us knew much about Chicago, and we knew less about our cameras. Kevin was great to learn from on both fronts. My daughter said, after the tour was complete, that she...More

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Kevin O, Owner at Chicago Photography Tours by Kevin O'Connell, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2015

Thank you David, it was so refreshing to teach such a great team. Kalena is going to be a great photographer in years to come, such enthusiasm. Thanks to you both for making my job great. Kevin O'Connell

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Krista V
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Response from Kevin O | Property representative |
Hello, how are you. Yes I do Saturday workshops depending on how many clients want that day. My Workshop for two is $295.00. If you are part of three people of more, the cost is $125.00 per person. Here is a link to my... More
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