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Victorian Photography Studio

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Address: 76 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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+1 717-338-1515
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Whether you want to capture your family's precious vacation or get striking...

Whether you want to capture your family's precious vacation or get striking Civil War images , Victorian Photography Studio can make it happen with our extensive Civil War Wardrobe . You can count on us to deliver what we promise. -We offer 19th century Wet-Plate photography with a short hisory lesson on how the process was done. -We also offer the less expensive modern Digital photography.and Now you can rent Civil War clothing for any occasion.Come on in and see some 19th century cameras and props.

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Couldn't ask for a better experience!

Owner is friendly and knowledgeable. A great experience from start to finish. Was a little nervous about the experience beforehand but that quickly faded. Highly recommended!

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Owner is friendly and knowledgeable. A great experience from start to finish. Was a little nervous about the experience beforehand but that quickly faded. Highly recommended!

Thank Erin P
Lusby, Md
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our 3rd time coming here. The new owner and his employee (sorry, I didn't catch their names) are very friendly and knowledgeable. My kids felt at ease and enjoyed dressing up and taking a picture. Also, you can't beat his prices, the best on town. Stop in, you won't be disappointed. Next time we are in Gettysburg, we... More 

Thank daniii8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got a wet plate and digitals done. It was not only fun (and high quality!) but it was informative on the process of photography of the Victorian Era. I'd highly recommend, worth every penny!

Thank Nathan F
Long Island, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only in town for the day, so I was glad we were able to get in for a session. The owner and his wife were very personable, and professional. There was a great selection of clothes and we had plenty of help getting ready. The owners kids were in the shoppe that day, which was great since our... More 

Thank ehcdiva
Millsboro, Delaware
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Civil War reenacting group has become very familiar with Dan and his family and their amazing photography. This past February we went up to Gettysburg and had two wet-plates done. One was a group of 10 and the second was a group of 3. Both pictures came out spectacular- clear as day and just liked they were taken in... More 

Thank Ashton B
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Everytime I go my photos come out amazing and being a reenactor getting a period wet plate is amazing and they are more then willing to do any ideas you have

Thank Eric C
Bridgewater, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My boyfriend and I visit Gettysburg at least once a year. We have had photos taken at another location in Gettysburg prior to visiting Victorian Photography Studio. All I can say is we have found the holy grail of photography studios in Gettysburg! Dave and Amy were so helpful, kind and informative. They truly went above and beyond in ensuring... More 

Thank Sarah_Reid0620
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had digital photography done and are very pleased with the photos. There were five of us - two adults and three children. It was so much fun to dress up in period clothes. The owners were very friendly and did a wonderful job. I highly recommend this place.

Thank NaniAnuenue
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I had fun dressing up in period costume and watching the very intricate process of wet plate photography being developed. We ordered the full package on tin with frame. I definitely recommend the experience.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

When planning our vacation we made an appointment for the photo studio after we had such a wonderful experience last year. Once again- Tish was AMAZING! We had such a good experience last year, and again this year, we wanted to make another appointment before we left to go home! We stayed a week in Gettysburg and visited The Victorian... More 

Thank Casey T

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