Barcelona Photography Tour | Barcelona Photo Tour Team, Professional Photography Guides
The Barcelona photo tour team. Our experienced photographers will aid you in the technical and creative aspects of photography while guiding you through Barcelona.
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The Team

Our team of photography guides and instructors come from all different backgrounds, but share one common goal – to ensure that your time spent with us is as enjoyable, inspiring and productive as possible, regardless of your photo skills. We pride ourselves on assessing the needs of the individual, what they are trying to achieve in their photography, and focussing directly on what we think can be improved.

Each photographer has a wealth of experience in the photography industry, and are here to aid you in the technical and creative aspects in the art of photography while guiding you through the wonders of Barcelona’s most photogenic locations.

CEO and photographer Laurie

Laurie Cohen

Instructor, guide & owner of Barcelona Photography Tours

Laurie has a career in the photography industry that spans over 20 years. His background began at a young age as a travel and underwater photographer in South East Asia. Since then, Laurie has worked all over the globe as a freelance photographer specialising in fine art, travel and environmental portraits. His work has been published in various travel magazines, advertising companies and exhibitions over the years.

His passion for expressing his vision through the art of photography has been shared through his photographic tours and workshops which have been held all over the world. Laurie considers himself a purist, and has worked with a variety of digital and film equipment in various formats.

In 2001, Laurie created “Barcelona Photography Tours” after settling in Barcelona. Laurie speaks English, Spanish and Hebrew.

Nicolas Carvalho Ochoa

Instructor & guide

Nicolas Carvalho Ochoa is an Argentinean-Spanish photographer and journalist from Buenos Aires. Nicolas specializes in breaking news and long-term documentaries. He has worked for several magazines and newspapers in Argentina, both as a photographer and writer.

His background includes experiences in the London festival of photography, the Bronx Documentary Centre in New York, and the Docfield Centre in Barcelona.

Nicolas works as a freelance photographer in Barcelona while he contributes to the American photo agency Getty Images, covering news, social and traditional events. Because of his background, Nicolas excels in environmental portraits and street photography.

Nicolas speaks fluent Spanish and English.

Mabel Llevat

Instructor & Guide

Originally from Cuba, Mabel began to approach photography as an investigator researcher and curator for public international exhibitions. Her interests in photography grew as she was drawn to the wide possibilities of expression of the media.

Working with different photography institutes, such as the Archives of Photography in Havana [Fototeca de Cuba] or the Centre for Photography in Caracas, Venezuela [CENAF], Mabel has made a definitive impact within the international sphere. Her work has been selected, exhibited and awarded widely around the world.

Mabel has extensive experience in street photography, lifestyle, portraiture and fine art photography, and is therefore highly knowledgeable on the technical and creative aspects of the media, as well as being a charming person to visit the city of Barcelona with.

Mabel is fluent in Spanish and English.

Photographer Lorenzo

Lorenzo Vecchia

Instructor & Guide

Lorenzo Vecchia is an Italian freelance photographer. Originally from Florence, he has been based in Barcelona since the year 2000. He graduated in Photography in 2005 and worked with local advertising photographers before opening his own studio in 2006.

Lorenzo’s main photographic genre lies in architectural and interior photography as well as still life. The world-renowned Modernist works by Gaudi, Domenic i Muntaner to high-tech, ultra-modern architectural styles in Barcelona are a highlight for photographers, and capturing them with Lorenzo make for an added element to our tours.

Working with both local and international clients, his work has been published in architectural and interior design magazines, international architectural competitions and advertising companies. Lorenzo uses a combination of DSLR cameras, tilt-shift lenses and the Hasselblad digital medium format system.

Lorenzo is fluent in Italian, Spanish and English.