Here at Charleston Photography Tours, we want to provide the client with the 'not-so-common' approach to photographing Charleston and its beautiful surroundings. Not only can we get you to these magical places on the ground, but now we also offer the view by air! That's right! Charleston Photography Tours is now your ONLY Lowcountry photography tour and workshop company offering both by land and air. We have teamed up with our friends at Holy City Helicopter to provide you some very unique vantage points and offer you the very best in photographic experiences from the air.
Upon arrival, you’ll meet with your pilot and our professional photographers, Keith and Tiffany. They will discuss useful tips and important items to note while shooting from the air. Shooting from a moving helicopter, through the sky, is much different than setting up on a tripod on the ground below. But, with a pre flight instructional, you'll have the necessary knowledge to get that amazing, one-of-a-kind shot.
This is a doors off experience, which means there’s no glass between you and the low country. Our doors off experience will allow you to capture a crisp and clean photograph. Finally, while in flight, our professional photographers work very hard to monitor the light, and work simultaneously with the pilot and their expert knowledge to place you in the best locations for the very best shots.
We pride ourselves in knowing you’ve never experienced photographic opportunities of Charleston like you will on these tours!
Some of the views from the air
Are you ready to photograph historical Charleston from a brand new angle? Then this package is for you. You'll visit King Street, Waterfront Park with the famous pineapple fountain, Hampton Park, Rainbow Row, The Battery and much more. Photograph Charleston like never before and get ready to bring home some beautiful memories!
The architectual wonder that is the Ravenel Bridge has been an eye catcher since its construction. Get up close and personal by circling and hovering for some of the most amazing shots you will ever capture. Fly up and down the Cooper River capturing sailboats, the Charleston Port and the retired USS Yorktown. Be sure to wave to those below you wishing they shared in the same view as you!
Upon departure, we’ll head towards the Charleston peninsula where we’ll capture the historic buildings of downtown, cruise along the water to capture the pastels of Battery Street, fly over fort sumter and capture Charleston’s signature Arthur Ravenel Bridge from unique angles you can only capture with us. You’ve never experienced photographic opportunities of Charleston like you will on this tour!
Escape the hustle and bustle of downtown, and let us fly you away to the beautiful island of Kiawah its surroundings. This photographic adventure is all about capturing the beauty of the marshes, the pristine beaches and the world renowned golf courses. Even if you're not a big fan of the game, you'll be in awe of the beauty and design of these courses. Kiawah Island is a photographers paradise.
If you’re looking for a unique photograph, this will absolutely be the tour for you. Combining the beauty of the Isle of Palms, with the remote beauty of Capers and Bull Island, you’ll have the perfect opportunity to capture unforgettable images of the marsh land, beaches, Wild Dunes Resort, and deserted islands along the coast. Explore the rugged beauty of the sea island package!
You'll be amazed at how much you can photograph within this 2 hour VIP package. From take-off, you'll be whisked away to soak in all that the Lowcountry has to offer. Your flight will start with circling the Ravenel bridge, followed by a bird's eye view of all historical downtown Charleston. Afterwards, you'll explore every island from Kiawah to Bull Island, including the visitors favorite, the Morris Island Lighthouse. With this package, you won't miss anything and you may even have a surprise or two!