Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Historic Gastown is considered the birth place of Vancouver.
Most of the major events that have occurred since Vancouver’s story began, happened in or within blocks of Gastown.

This is an easy walking tour neighborhood, relatively flat and everything is within a 5 to 7 blocks.

We focus on specific settings and techniques for:

Candid people street photography
Story telling / photojournalism
Travel walk around exposure settings

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This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques. Two of the city’s landmarks are here – one of only a few functioning Steam Clocks left in the world and a statue of Gassy Jack; the colorful Fraser River pilot, gold miner, sailor, saloon keeper, hotel proprietor and visionary who saw a great future ahead for what eventually became Vancouver.

A perfect area to learn new street photography and travel photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer unique architecture and a variety of people watching while enjoying some of the history of Vancouver.

Book your spot today!  Or choose a private tour to match your schedule.

Aug
19
Sat
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

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Aug
23
Wed
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

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Aug
26
Sat
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

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Aug
30
Wed
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

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Sep
2
Sat
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyThe Vancouver neighborhood known as Gastown, situated at the northeast corner of the downtown area, is considered to be the birthplace of this city. Most of the major events that have occurred since Vancouver's story began, happened in or within blocks of Gastown. This historic district's cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques. A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques! Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver's most iconic landmarks, the Steam Clock.

Sep
6
Wed
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyThe Vancouver neighborhood known as Gastown, situated at the northeast corner of the downtown area, is considered to be the birthplace of this city. Most of the major events that have occurred since Vancouver's story began, happened in or within blocks of Gastown. This historic district's cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques. A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques! Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver's most iconic landmarks, the Steam Clock.

Sep
9
Sat
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyThe Vancouver neighborhood known as Gastown, situated at the northeast corner of the downtown area, is considered to be the birthplace of this city. Most of the major events that have occurred since Vancouver's story began, happened in or within blocks of Gastown. This historic district's cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques. A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques! Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver's most iconic landmarks, the Steam Clock.

Sep
13
Wed
Gastown – Street Photography & Culture
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - steam Clock

Historic Gastown, Vancouver, BC

Street & Travel Photography Walking Photo Tour


Eventbrite - Historic Gastown Walking Photo Tour

This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques and gritty graffiti.

A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!  Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver’s most iconic landmark, the Steam Clock.

FAQs

What if I have 2 to 4 people in my party?

Tours start at $65 per person.  If you are registering a party of 2 to 4 people the tour is $60 – $55 per person.

If you are booking a small group of 4 or more, you may want to consider a private photo tour option.  Private photo tours are guaranteed to run at the scheduled time and date and can be customize to your location preference and photography style.  Click here for more information.

 

What should I bring to the event?

A zoom lens, fully charged batteries and lot’s of room on your memory card.  A tripod is not recommended.

This photo tour is suitable to all skill levels and all camera types – even iPhones!

What if the weather is terrible?

This photo tour will go ahead in light to moderate rain but will be cancelled if there is terrible weather (photography is supposed to fun, right?) Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure.  1.778.994.4904

When will I know for sure that this photo tour is going ahead?

All small group photo tours require a minimum of 6 people.  Confirmation will be sent out 24 hours before the start time by email and you can always call me an hour or two ahead of time to make sure. 1.778.994.4904

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@phototoursvancouver.com  or 1.778.994.4904

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. No problem.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have an electronic record of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are fully refunded if the minimum numbers for this photo tour are not met.  Cancellation 48 hours or more before the event can be fully refunded or applied to a future group photo tour or private lesson.  Cancellations less than 48 hours before the event and no shows are not refunded.

Photo Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyPhoto Tours Vancouver Historic Gastown - Street PhotographyThe Vancouver neighborhood known as Gastown, situated at the northeast corner of the downtown area, is considered to be the birthplace of this city. Most of the major events that have occurred since Vancouver's story began, happened in or within blocks of Gastown. This historic district's cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques. A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques! Group photo tours here offer an opportunity to photograph architecture, people, and perhaps Vancouver's most iconic landmarks, the Steam Clock.