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Studio Fotin

Calle Bolivar | San Telmo, Buenos Aires 1066, Argentina
+54 9 11 4195-3403
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Terrific photography session even for avid photographers

My husband and I are avid photographers and were drawn to Studio Fotin based on reviews here. The... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2016
9annak
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San Francisco, California
A one of a kind experience

My wife and I simultaneously found out about Studio Fotín from separate websites and we both... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2015
Chris G
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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Studio Fotin is an ambrotype photograph portrait studio located in San Telmo. Here we revisit one of the first photographic processes, developed in the 1850s. Ambrotypes are one of a kind photographs, "instantly" developed on a glass plate. This is the perfect unique activity for art and photography lovers. Reserve your appointment to have your portrait taken via email.
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Jan 1, 2016
“Terrific photography session even for avid photographers”
Oct 2, 2015
“A one of a kind experience”
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Calle Bolivar | San Telmo, Buenos Aires 1066, Argentina
San Telmo
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+54 9 11 4195-3403
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

My husband and I are avid photographers and were drawn to Studio Fotin based on reviews here. The session was more than we could have asked for. In the age of digital photography, the ambrotype photography method utilized by Juan Pablo is unique if not...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2015

My wife and I simultaneously found out about Studio Fotín from separate websites and we both thought it would make an interesting keepsake from our time in BA. It did, but what we really enjoyed was the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the studio and...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2015

Studio Fotin was recommended to me by friends as an awesome photo/portrait option in Buenos Aires. Meghan and Juan are incredibly personal and are incredibly knowledgable about their work. Learning about the camera and the development process was impressive enough, but at the end I...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2015

Studio Fotín turned out to be our last stop on a three-month trip through Argentina, and it was the perfect end-cap to our travels. Nine months later, the wine we shipped home is almost gone, but the portraits we had made at the studio sit...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2014

At the end of an 8 month motorcycle journey from California to Argentina I found myself in San Telmo Buenos Aires. Meghan and Juan at Studio Fotin were excited to find a way to shoot photos of myself and my motorcycle to mark the end...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2014

This was the perfect birthday present for my boyfriend. We had a great time and Juan and Meghan explained the whole process and even let us peak into the dark room to see our portraits come to life. The photos came out great! Thanks so...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2014

Traveling from New York City, I wanted to do something special to commemorate my first trip to Buenos Aires. San Fotin appealed to me because the photos are gorgeous, luminous and unusual. There are few studios in the world that produce ambrotype photos, and as...More

2  Thank Soraya F
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

For a wedding gift, a friend gave us a portrait session at Studio Fotin. As a photographer lover, I was very excited but my experience exceeded my expectations. First of all, Juan and Meghan are very welcoming couple and put you at ease in their...More

1  Thank McCait
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

I just love the photos that Meghan and Juan took of me and my daughter. They were very professional and friendly and did everything they could to make sure my 20 month old baby stayed still. I then had another photo taken alone this time...More

Thank Whathappenednext
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Studio Fotin is absolutely amazing thanks to Meghan and Juan's patience, expertise, and all-around buena onda. They have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, as well -- finding the right equipment and improvising alternative chemical solutions to produce truly authentic ambrotypes is no small feat in Buenos...More

Thank Sharon S
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