Back Bay Photo Tour

Copley Square is surrounded by architectural landmarks that blend cosmopolitan flair with Victorian ambiance in Boston's Back Bay district. Discover the charm of an upscale French-inspired neighborhood along Commonwealth Avenue.

Capture dramatic pictures of the Trinity Church reflected on the mirrored glass of the John Hancock Tower, the Roman courtyard at the Boston Public Library, abstract architectural details, and an eclectic mix of statues       using PhotoWalks' artistic photography tips.  

Each PhotoWalks tour is designed to show locals and visitors alike the city's photo opportunities with instruction on creative composition skills. 

Most tours are conducted in a small group setting for a more personalized experience. All ages and skill levels are welcome. 

Adults: $40 | Youth (10-17): $20 with paying adult. 

The PhotoWalks Guide to Creative Photography is included in the tour price. This valuable booklet provides user-friendly information on getting the most out of your digital camera using various camera settings and concepts such as: aperture, shutter speed, ISO and white balance. And, for the adventurous: how to use the manual setting! 

Schedule: Sunday @ 10:00a.m. and occasional Fridays

Duration: 90 minutes. 

**Tour dates/time subject to change on occasion. Please check calendar for accuracy.

Meeting Point: Bronze sculpture (female holding a ball in hand) located near the front entrance of the Boston Public Library facing Dartmouth Street and Copley Square.

 BPL Sculpture ©2013 PhotoWalks

Train stop: Copley (green line) or Back Bay (orangeline)

Parking:  Westin Copley Hotel, 10 Huntington Ave.

For private, customized or group tours (with or without photo tips), please call: (617) 851-2273 or send an         e-mail request to:


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