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How to make a Reservation

【Location Photo Plan - Regarding The Deposit】


※When you make an appointment of Yumeyakata's Location Photo Plan and the photo session, a deposit of 11,000yen(Half day/whole day/wedding package 33,000yen) will be billed. An Invoice will be issued through e-mail after your reservation is confirmed. Payment is acceptable by credit card only, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB.

※The price is for a Location Photo Plan only, which may vary by the package.

※If the photo shoot is cancelled due to severe weather conditions or force of nature, we will return the deposit in cash.

※In case that we do not receive your payment or any contacts before due, the location photo plan will be cancelled. Your appointment of kimono rental, on the other hand, will remain as booked. 

How to make a reservation?

1. Please fill in this form >>Location Plan Reservation Form

2. We will send you a confirmation message, and then an invoice.

What types of payment does Yumeyakata accept?

VISA / Master / American Express / JCB


​1. the deposit is fully refundable provided you cancel your reservation 8 days prior to your reservation date.

2. We will return the deposit if the cancellation occurs within 30 days from the date of your reservation confirmed and more than 8 days before the reservation date.



1. NO SHOWS - If you do not cancel your reservation and do not show up, your credit card will be charged for the full amount of cost. The deposit also cannot be returned for a no-show.

2. A reservation is considered a no-show if we are not notified a cancellation prior to your reservation date. The deposit cannot be returned for a no-show.


​-30 days from the date of your reservation day/ before 8 days your visit day.

Not refundable

​more than 31 days after the reservation date / more than 7 days before your visit day

For all Outdoor Photography Plan

About Deposit
To confirm the reservation, we will charge 11,000yen(Half day/whole day/wedding package 33,000yen; photo session 5,500yen
) for the deposit. Please pay the invoice that we will send to your e-mail by credit card. When you come to the store, please pay the balance that left over.
※If the deposit fee is not paid by the deadline, the reservation is automatically cancelled.
※The deposit will be paid back if there is any bad weather.
※Please contact us as soon as possible if you do not have any VISA, MasterCard, American Express or JCB.
※Punctuality is essential. If you are late for the appointment, the photo shoot may be cancelled.
About Repayment for the Cancelled Reservation
Because the price is different, please check the Location Photo Plan page. 


About the visit time
There is any possibility that we can not accept if you come to the store late. If you come late, please contact us and we will change the time.

About the rendezvous

With the outfit rental fee and the location photo fee, you also pay for the taxi fee (outward trip) for the photographer to join you at the rendezvous point.

The taxi fees depending on the location are as below.

> Taxi from Oike shop to Location

  • Higashiyama    1430yen

  • Shosei-en    1320yen

  • Sennyuji   2200yen

  • Tofukuji    2420yen

  • Arashiyama    3300yen

Admission fee, taxi fare or food expenses not included. Customers shall bear the taxi fare for departure only.

About the photographer in charge
The photographers are Japanese and Taiwanese. We will let our translator staff to go with you if you do not speak Japanese or Taiwanese.


About the option fee

We will let you pay for the entrance fee for the places, lunch and drinks.

About the photos shoot during the peak season(cherry blossom and maple season)

During the peak season (such as the cherry blossom season or maple season), there are many tourists visiting Kyoto. Please notice that there may more people appearing in the background of the photos. Thank you for your understanding.

About the edit of photos

We edit the light, contrast, white balance etc. We do not retouch the face and body.

Otherwise, each photographers have different styles and composition, if you have any request, please choose a photographer!

Etiquette and Photography at Shrines and Temples

・Please behave calmly and respectfully, 

when you visit Japanese shrines and temples for photography.

Shrines and Temples are sacred places where the God and Buddha are enshrined rather than a sightseeing spot.

Please make sure to be quiet in precincts and be considerate of other visitors.

・Please keep silent

By courtesy of the temples, we have special permission to take photos in the precinct.  So please understand the rules to keep silent and consider other visitors.


・Please follow instructions

of the temples and our staff members.  Otherwise permission will be cancelled and we might have to leave the temple.


・Please sit and admire the beauty of the temple

You can relax and admire the beautiful temple gardens and feel the nature sounds.  Then let us capture your natural expression with the beautiful scenery.

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