The following Build-Your-Tour questionnaire is required to assist TTAL in selecting a meeting / start location and build your customized tour. Thank you for your cooperation

If you have questions before the booking process, please use the Contact Form.



    First name*:

    Last name*:


    Preferred gender reference*:

    Your age*:

    Companion Information (If applicable)

    Companion first name:

    Companion last name:

    Companion gender:

    Companion age:


    Will this be your first visit to Chicago? The U.S.?*

    What date will your tour be?*

    Which tour will you be booking?*:

    What method of transportation do you intend to use to/from tour location?*:

    What hotel or neighborhood (if not a hotel) will you be staying on the day of our tour?*


    How did you find Tour Through A Lens?*

    If you could take only one photo of Chicago, whether a place, a thing, a scene or a style of photograph, what would it be?

    What is your your goal for this tour?*

    Are you more interested in “iconic/tourist" or “locals/less touristy" Chicago?*

    What level of photographer would you consider yourself?*

    What camera and lens(es) will you use on your tour?*

    What types of photography do you typically do, whether while traveling or just in your home area?*
    (Some examples might be: People, architecture, street, landscape/nature, city scenes, urban grit, weddings/events, portraits, artistic/abstract, detail or "big picture")

    A typical tour includes a lot of walking, including stairs and bending down during hot or cold weather. Do you have any physical or health conditions I should be mindful of when building your tour?* (If Yes, please provide any needs. This information will be confidential between you and Teresa)

    Anything else you think would be helpful for me to know for your tour?

    Do you have a special or unique request for your tour? (TTAL tries to honor special requests whenever possible - no guarantees!)


    Click SEND for STEP 2: Select TOUR OPTION / BOOK your Tour

    I look forward to creating your tour and meeting you soon!