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A Photo Walking Tour: Architectural Styles and Historic Homes of Newburyport

  • Museum of Old Newbury 98 High Street Newburyport, MA, 01950 United States (map)
  Plum Island at Nigh  t  by Dan Fionte

Plum Island at Night by Dan Fionte

Explore Newburyport’s historic architecture from behind the camera in this combination walking tour and photography lesson led by Dan Fionte and Bob Watts, both local photographers and history buffs.  The three-hour tour will meander down some of the most historic and picturesque streets in Newburyport, starting from the Museum of Old Newbury at 98 High Street. 

Designed for beginning to intermediate level photographers, the class will teach architectural photography techniques and give attendees the chance to experiment with specialty equipment provided by the instructors.  The group’s leaders will highlight several notable buildings on the two-mile walk through the heart of Newburyport’s historic district, including both homes and public buildings to offer a variety of architectural styles and subjects for creative photography.

Dan Fionte is an artist and teacher of photography and mixed media at the high school level.  Dan holds a BFA in Studio Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Tufts University, and an MA in Teaching, concentrating in Fine Art Education, from Tufts University.  Bob Watts holds a BFA in Photography and Ceramics from Alfred University and is a District Account Manager for Nikon. 

Attendees should bring their own camera for the October 21 event; any camera can be used.  A tripod may also be useful for long exposure shots, if desired.  Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.  If necessary, Sunday, October 22 will serve as a rain date.  Advanced registration required; limited to 12 attendees. 

Museum Members: $25
Non-Members: $35  Click here to join!