Posted on 2019-10-13

UAE - Dubai Gems Photo Tour

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During your Gems of Dubai tour, we will visit the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, this is where the great history of Dubai started to expand from. You will have the opportunity to see and experience authentic architecture, encompassing the beautiful wind towers, where you will gain a great feeling of the historical Dubai with all it's local spirit. You will discover pleasant streets with photogenically unique buildings, with a great opportunity for architectural and street photography with some human element in it (we will try to scout for local people with traditional attire to be in our shots, it always looks stunning!).

While we explore the Old Souk, your senses will be be exposed to the scent of oud and mint. Every corner of the Old Souk is photogenic, especially the stores with colorful lanterns and welcoming traders.

The Dubai Creek Harbor will be our next port of call, it has a bustling atmosphere where you can see merchants from the far east trading goods to and from Dubai on a range of interesting vessels. You will get to experience stunning scenery with Dubai's unique Abra boats. Meet extremely welcoming captains on board, who will accompany us across the Creek.

Our journey will end at the Dubai Spice Souk with a huge variety of colorful spices where great shots are aplenty! The area has a beautiful aroma and authenticity which will give you the true feeling of an eastern bazaar.

As an additional sight to visit, we pass through the famous Dubai Gold Souk. also known as the Kingdom of Gold in Dubai, where you can find over 400 shops and grab yourself a bargain!

Whether you are an expert Photographer looking to access to the Hidden Gems of Dubai or a complete novice who would love to learn from one of the cities most renowned Photographers, this is the tour for you. Designed not only to guide you to the photogenic locations off the beaten track but to aid you in mentally visualizing a scene before capturing that special shot. We want to raise your visual awareness and spark your creativity, so you can not only go home with incredible shots of Dubai, but use your new found skills to improve and expand your photographic techniques for all future shots.

Private Photography tour designed around your specific sightseeing and Photography goals. Expert guidance from one of Dubai’s most renowned Photographers. Jump in front of the camera if you want to be captured in and around Dubai. Learn how different photography equipment creates a unique perspective. See the difference between a GoPro, Mobile Phone and DSLR. Please bring your own camera (GoPro, Mobile phone or DSLR). If you don't have any photo gear - let us know, we will supply you with camera, lenses, tripod at no charge (subject to availability).

After meeting your Photography Guide at the designated meeting point, you will discuss your upcoming tour. Your Guide will establish what you would like to achieve from the session and what skills you would like to nurture. Then head out together to explore your own UAE with all it's beauty in every detail.

As a private tour, it will be just your party and the Photographer so your tour will be completely designed specifically for you. This will ensure you have the freedom to achieve all of your sightseeing and photography needs with utmost flexibly.

Type of experience

  • Photo Tour


  • North Africa and Middle East


  • Experience local culture
  • Discover a city
  • Street life


  • 2022
  • 2023
  • Anytime


  • Three hours

Languages spoken

English, Russian

What is included

  • Pro photographer
  • Tips
  • Personal critique/review
  • Post production tutorials

What is included (other)

Abra boat tickets. Bottled water. 10 complimentary edited images per booking. Lots of fun.

What is not included but recommended for the experience

Food and drinks.
Souvenir printed / framed photos (available to purchase).
Hotel pick up / drop off and transportation (it is a walking tour).

Five keywords that best describe the experience you will have

photo tour, local experience, architecture, culture, street life

Camera equipment used by photographer

Canon 5d Mark IV

Private or group?

  • Private

Max group size


Min group size


Non photographer's welcome


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