What we're about

What we offer:
We offer unique photography experiences in beautiful Vancouver.

We do walking tours that are guided by local experts and raconteurs.

We get access to unique venues and places in Vancouver to photograph (We have toured places like BC Place, The Orpheum Theatre and Brittania Mine Museum)

We do walking photo tours, photography workshops, photography events and fun photography experiences

How do we do this?

We arrange and put together these tours with photographers like you in mind. We ask for special permission to photograph in places that normally are off limits to photographers. We also offer learning opportunities and run short photography workshops and classes to all levels of photographers. This group will give you access to some amazing places to photograph and will help you make you good images even better through what you will learn.

How much does it cost?

There is no cost to join the group, there is no annual fee to be a member. There will be a cost associated with each event or walking tour or event. Each event will be priced based on what it is, so keep a look out for the exciting opportunities that will be coming your way.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Upcoming events (2)

Guided Photoxperience - History of Gastown with Forbidden Vancouver $35.00

Gastown Steam Clock

CA$35.00

A two hour photowalk with Forbidden Vancouver storyteller Will Woods as your guide and Barry J Brady as your photography guide. You’ll explore the streets, lanes, and alleyways of our city’s oldest neighbourhood. Taking in renowned sites like Water Street, the Steam Clock, Gaoler’s Mews, Blood Alley, Hotel Europe, and the Dominion Building, your guide will share the stories and secrets of Gastown’s past. From the real story of Gassy Jack, to the horrors of the Great Fire, to smallpox outbreaks, to what really went down in Blood Alley, to the Gastown Grass Riot, to the role of the CPR in shaping early Vancouver, to the chequered history of merry-making that has been part of Gastown culture since the neighbourhood’s humble beginnings, this photowalk is your chance to learn the history of one of the city’s most loved and most photographed places. This is a guided photowalk, so we will be walking in a group, please be aware of social distancing. We will gather afterwards for coffee (optional) and a chat at a local coffee shop (not included in the fee) Minimum and Maximum number of attendees: We will need a minimum of 9 attendees to make this event go ahead, we have limited this event to a maximum of 12 attendees in light of Covid 19. Meeting point: We will meet at the Steamclock in Gastown at 1pm and go from there. If you are unsure of how to get there, please consult google maps to be sure that you are there on time. Covid 19 Guidelines: 1. Please practice social distancing at all times. For this reason, we will be outside for the whole photowalk and will only be indoors at the end at the coffee shop. This is optional and if you don't wish to join, that is fine 2. You are welcome to wear a mask and any other PPE as you see fit and feel comfortable - masks will not be provided 3. Please ensure you are on time, we don't want to stand too long as a group in one place If you have any questions, please let me know Looking forward to seeing you there. Barry

Guided Photoxperience - West End Gay history

Location visible to members

CA$35.00

A two hour photowalk with Forbidden Vancouver storyteller Glenn Tkachs as your guide and Barry J Brady as your photography guide. The West End is well known and loved as the centre of Vancouver’s LGBTQ community. But beneath the cafes, plazas, and rainbow crosswalks of Davie Street lies a remarkable history of hope, struggle, and unity. On this two hour photowalk, you’ll discover tales of protests, oppression, vice, bombings, two spirit warriors, and transgender crimefighters. From Nelson Park, the site of the city’s very first PRIDE parade, to Jim Deva Plaza, the memorial to founder of Little Sister’s Bookstore and a West End hero, this photowalk is packed with some of the city’s interesting urban streetscapes. Your guide is Forbidden Vancouver storyteller Glenn Tkach, who spent over a year researching and writing the material for this experience. So join Glenn and discover the gay history of Vancouver’s famous West End. This is a guided photowalk, so we will be walking in a group, please be aware of social distancing. We will gather afterwards for coffee (optional) and a chat at a local coffee shop (not included in the fee) Minimum and Maximum number of attendees: We will need a minimum of 9 attendees to make this event go ahead, we have limited this event to a maximum of 12 attendees in light of Covid 19. Meeting point: We will meet at the water fountain in the Sheraton Wall courtyard on Burrard Street Covid 19 Guidelines: 1. Please practice social distancing at all times. For this reason, we will be outside for the whole photowalk and will only be indoors at the end at the coffee shop. This is optional and if you don't wish to join, that is fine 2. You are welcome to wear a mask and any other PPE as you see fit and feel comfortable - masks will not be provided 3. Please ensure you are on time, we don't want to stand too long as a group in one place If you have any questions, please let me know Looking forward to seeing you there. Barry

Past events (43)

Photo Challenge - Nifty Fifty

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