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Photo tours Buenos Aires

The opportunity to enjoy and combine photography and tourism participating in one of the great Photo Tours in Buenos Aires that Foto Ruta provides. Read the article and you’ll love your travellers to live it too.

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Photo tours Buenos Aires is about bringing the city and its streets to life through photography. We believe the greatest way to see and explore a place is with your camera in tow. And it’s not about snapping pictures so you can remember moments later. Actually, what I’ve felt during the excursion was that everything, it’s all about the journey, and the moment itself.

photo-tours-buenos-aires-foodPhotographers call it ‘creative seeing’, And each of the tours surrounding photography, events and workshops are designed with this in mind. I had the opportunity to use photography to explore away from the well trodden tourist routes, uncovering the genuine side of the city, and capture it on camera.

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At Foto Ruta, the effort is all about trying to offer something for everyone, whether you’re a traveller to the city, with no interest in photography but a desire to experience something different or a seasoned pro who wants a fresh perspective on the city, they have an excursion to suit your needs.

They also offer a number of different tours and excursions. Here we provide a brief overview below:

Our flagship Foto Ruta Weekly tour is held in both Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile. A set of clues will lead you on a journey of discovery around a selected neighbourhood, giving you a greater understanding of the city and teaching you how to take great photos along the way. A unique and memorable afternoon of urban discovery, collaboration and photography. Suitable for anyone and everyone!

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Foto Ruta iPhoneography (Tuesdays)

Our half-day iPhoneography tour brings the city and our love of mobile street photography to life, providing you with all the tools you need to harness the power of your iPhone (or smartphone) and its Apps, whilst exploring the city.

Foto Ruta Street Scape (Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays)

Guided by our pro-photographer and city specialists, Foto Ruta Street Scape is perfect for anyone who wants an alternative day in the city, exploring must-see sights, as well as some of its undiscovered locations, whilst learning about photography. Ideal for all levels and experience!

Foto Ruta Academia (Thursdays & on request)

Our exclusive full-day street photography excursion will inspire you and help you take your travel photography to the next level. Foto Ruta Academia is set against a backdrop of authentic, original and inspiring locations and customized to your skill level and interests.

Foto Ruta Custom (On request)

Whether you’re an individual, a family, a tour organiser, a Spanish school or a business, we can offer you the custom experience in Buenos Aires and Santiago. From urban photo safaris to family bonding experiences, to corporate team-building events, Foto Ruta Custom is equipped to design custom photo tours and events to suit your requirements.

Foto Ruta Salon (Bi-monthly)

Foto Ruta Salon is an after office lecture and creative forum that we hold bi-monthly. The event is free, and offers photographers, enthusiasts and creative types the chance to enjoy interesting and informative lectures on the latest hot topics in the world of photography, whilst sharing ideas and meeting like-minded people.

Comida Ruta (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

The Comida Ruta food tour offers a journey of visual and culinary discovery, providing an insight and taste of Buenos Aires’ food culture, whilst learning about food photography and capturing your tastings on camera.

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As you see, there are a lot of alternatives to enjoy Buenos Aires in a new and awesome way. If you need further assistance about Photo Tours in Buenos Aires you can contact your personal Kallpa Executive or simply leave a message in our contact form. We’ll be happy to assist you!.

Graffiti tour in Buenos Aires

We are always looking for those hidden treasures in the city and in this opportunity we found Graffiti Tour in Buenos Aires. I love this kind of excursions that are no traditional and the experience was far from my expectations

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Graffitimundo is a non-profit organisation which promotes the urban art scene of Buenos Aires and supports local artists.

I had the opportunity to participate in one of their guided tours. The one they do starting in Colegiales and Ending up in Palermo and also the one that starts in La Boca and finishes in Palermo. I was amazed about the paintings on the walls, how every artist captures the essence and reveal the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant urban art culture, from its fiery political origins, to the modern context in which Buenos Aires has become one of the world’s most exciting cities for street art.

They took me off the beaten path to visit hidden graffiti hotspots and open air galleries. Stopping by an artists’ studio and the city’s only street art bar and gallery, the tours also give you the chance to meet the artists themselves and buy affordable artwork.

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Their tours have been developed in close collaboration with the city’s leading artists, enabling us to share their personal stories and motivations, together with the most spectacular art the city has to offer. This helps the traveller to understand the aspects of their work in relation with the experience they have and the look about society that they have.

There are several options to enjoy this tour. If you’d like to join on a tour, this are some of them:

GROUP TOURS
Our group tours provide a visually stunning introduction to the vibrant world of urban art in Buenos Aires, sharing the art and its compelling history. Meet artists and visit the only street art gallery in the city.

PRIVATE TOURS
We are happy to arrange private tours at any time or day of the week, whether you have a particular interest or would just like a private introduction to the scene.

BIKE TOURS
For those who prefer to cruise the streets on two wheels, we run bike tours every Sunday in collaboration with Biking Buenos Aires. Spaces are very limited so it’s recommended to book well in advance!

HIDDEN WALLS TOUR
Explore the hidden historical barrios of Buenos Aires to discover huge scale works by international artists such as Blu & Gaia. Ideal for architecture enthusiasts and photographers.
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Some of the artist that we are going to watch during the tour are:

Triángulo Dorado

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Formed in 2007, Triángulo Dorado is one of the newer art collectives to join the urban art movement in Buenos Aires. The group consists of three artists; Santiago Panichelli (Nemer), Pedro Panichelli (Hombre Tiki) and Francisco Ferreyra (Lema).

After a relatively short amount of time painting together, this group already has a remarkably well developed and recognizable style. Influenced by everything from urban art and graffiti to muralism and expressionist painters, Triángulo Dorado explore techniques and styles from a wide range of both contemporary and classical art movements.

Though combining the talents of three different artists, this collective works cooperatively to create dazzling murals that are collaborative works of all three. Triángulo Dorado explores both elaborate geometric compositions as well as striking figures that combine abstract patterned bodies with startlingly realistic faces. The group is known for their use of darker tones and a palette of regal colors.

Gualicho

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Gualicho grew up in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, and first began painting graffiti in 1998. In 2006 he adopted the artistic pseudonym “Gualicho”, a name stemming from the spanish verb “to bewitch”.

Gualicho creates dense, interconnected landscapes which feature complex combinations of natural and industrial elements. His murals combine organic structures with machinery, creating retro-futuristic scenery in a post-graffiti style.

Gualicho uses a strange language of symbols and ambiguous figures to explore different facets of human nature, and his works are heavily influenced by folk art, religious icons, comic graphics and 60’s psychedelia. His style has also been inspired by his formative influences, and elements of graffiti, skate culture, comics, tattoo art and rock can be seen in his work.

Gualicho’s surreal and provocative works have transformed store fronts, private houses, abandoned buildings and public walls, along with trainers, illustrated books, and even a series of ceramics. He is a creator constantly on the move and is as comfortable working on walls as he is with other materials.

Stencil Land

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Stencil Land first began cutting stencils for advertising in 1997. In 2003 he became inspired to use the technique for art and expression and has continued on this path ever since.

As an artist who uses stencil as his primary medium, Stencil Land does more than simply appropriate images for his own use. He creates original concepts through the manipulation of images, which often subvert the associations we have with them. Stencil Land often plays with national icons; Michelangelo’s David can be seen throughout the city clutching a kettle and sipping from a mate, whilst life-size gauchos rest against the city walls, strumming electric guitars.

Stencil Land’s pieces are striking both in terms of their content, and in their level of complexity and detail. His creations can be appreciated on a number of levels. Whilst he often creates artwork inspired by a specific theme or historical event, his pieces are always open to creative interpretation.

Having begun creating stencils measuring just a few square centimetres in size, Stencil Land now prefers to create imposing pieces up to three metres tall. His works can be seen in various galleries and museum exhibitions, though he reminds viewers that the essence of street art is always best experienced in its natural context.

You can request more information about Graffiti tour in Buenos Aires contacting your personal Kallpa Account Executive or at Incoming Kallpa Tour