Have beautiful professional photographs taken of you while being guided on a private tour of the ancient Japanese capital. This is good for individuals, couples and families.
Paul Crouse is a native English speaking photographer with over 34 years professional photography experience who has lived in Kyoto for more than 26 years.
Paul will design a customized itinerary for your tour, guide you around the city, and photograph you along the way -- both casually and posed.
At the end of the tour, you will review the photos on an iPad and receive all of the unedited JPEG digital photos on an SD card on the spot. Paul shoots the pictures to so they look great right out of the camera. He'll keep a copy of the photos as a backup. Read more about Photo Delivery here.
This service is great for individuals, couples and families, as well as for engagement photos, marriage proposals and pre-wedding photographs.
Please contact Paul about wedding photography in Kyoto and elsewhere in Japan. Wedding photography is charged at a different rate.
These photos are for personal use, only. Please contactme about photographs for commercial use.
2021 Autumn Special > One Hour Photo Shoot -- ¥18,000 (about US$165)plus guides expenses* (1 Location)
Two Hour Photo Shoot - ¥28,000 (about US$250) plus guides expenses* (1 Location)
Half-day Photo Shoot (up to 4 hours) ¥48,000 (about US$435) plus guide's expenses* (2~3 Locations)
Full-day Photo Shoot (up to 8 hours) ¥78,000 (about US$700) plus guide's expenses* (3+ Locations)
*Guide's expenses:The guide's expenses include: Transportation costs after meeting you; entrance fees to temples, etc; lunch on full-day excursions. These expenses are generally paid for on-the-spot.
Fees are the same regardless of how many members are in a group.This is not a per-person fee. However, the group size is limited to 5 people.
These photographs are for your personal use, only.Contact Paul about photographs for commercial use.
I do not arrange traditional Japanese kimono rentals for photo shoots. Clients need to make those arrangements by themselves. I can make suggestions on which shops to use (I have no connection with any shops. I make suggestions to benefit my clients).
Cash Payments can to be made on the tour day at the end of the tour in Japanese Yen cash only.
Credit Card Advance Payment can be made using PayPal (plus a 7% handling fee). You do not need a PayPal account.
U.S. Dollar prices shown above are for reference only. They are approximate and are based on exchange rates as of July 2021. Exchange rates change daily. Please use the XE Currency Convertor to find up to the minute exchange rates for all world currencies.