Ugo Cei Photography Tours

Life experiences you will remember

Imagine taking in the colors, sounds, and perfumes of a sunset by the sea, with your camera on a tripod, while a professional photographer advises you on how to take the picture of your dreams.

Imagine discussing the experiences and the photos of the day in front of a tasty, traditional dinner and a bottle of wine, after the sun has set, with your fellow students and your instructor.

This is what I offer you: a holistic experience that combines sightseeing, photography, and savouring the soul of a place through its culture, language, and cuisine. Experience unforgettable sights. And take it all home to relive again and again, in the stunning images I will help you capture.

A few words from one of my past guests

Here below is a list of all tours I have planned for the near future. Click on each of the titles to get more information about them.

Upcoming Tours

These are tours that are in their initial planning stages and will be announced sometime in the near future. Use the form at the bottom of this page to reach out to me and ask to be notified when we launch them.

  • Cyclades Islands, Greece
  • Tuscany Retreat

Gondolas in St. Mark's Square, Venice

Virtual Photo Tours

No time or budget to attend a workshop now? Your available dates do not coincide with the scheduled ones? Do you still want to receive instruction and make the most of a location?

Now you can attend one of my Virtual Photo Tours from the comfort of your own home. What you will get is:

  • An eBook with a list of my favorite spots, instructions on how to reach them, best times of day, and recommended equipment.
  • A 1-hour remote one-on-one session (on Skype or equivalent) to discuss plans before your trip.
  • A 1-hour remote session after your trip to review your photos and get advice about post-processing.
  • A comprehensive map with coordinates for all locations and directions.
  • Advice about the best hotels and restaurants.

Here are the locations that are currently covered by Virtual Photo Tours.

  • Cinque Terre, Italy
  • Venice, Italy
  • Val D’Orcia (Tuscany), Italy

The cost for a Virtual Photo Tour is €150 (approx. $180), payable in advance via PayPal or credit card.

Use the form below or email me to arrange your Virtual Photo Tour.

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Some testimonials from previous guests of my tours

“After two photo tours with Ugo in Italy, I cannot recommend the experience highly enough – the local knowledge of Italy, partnered with photographic expertise and guidance made for an extremely rewarding photo tour! Ugo guides and mentors you according to your skills, regardless of whether you are a beginner or experienced enthusiast. I have come away with greater understanding of the craft and confidence to build my skill set. I am inspired to continue my learning journey to create beautiful images. Thank you Ugo!!!”

Kerri Clark, Canberra, Australia

“Ugo was a wonderful teacher and host in Venice at last years’ Carnival. He takes all the time you need to get your shot and to help with the camera settings when needed! Ugo was very generous and took us out for dinner two times, beginning and end of the workshop. And, he’s fun to be with!!”

Lynda Rubin Greenberg, Toronto

“My husband and I did a workshop with Ugo in Cinque Terre. It was fantastic. Ugo is not only a great photographer, but he is generous with his knowledge, and he offers a great workshop. The group was international, which made the experience even richer.”

Gail Ginder, Healdsburg, CA

“I had a wonderful experience in Venice with Ugo. I learned new things while enjoying the wonderful city. I have some special needs which he was able to accommodate perfectly. I highly recommend his company for photo tours.”

Patsy Latscha, Newport Beach, CA

“If you are planning to travel and love photography at any level Ugo can plan a personal tour to fit in with your itinerary! He has a wealth of knowledge to share with you on any subject of photography. Apart from photography (my passion) Ugo provides a total travel experience looking at Italy through the eyes of a local. A life changing trip leaving me totally hooked to book another! Thank you Ugo and yes I will be returning my dilemma is choosing a destination”

Sharon Jackson, Gold Coast, Australia