Night Photography Tour of Gastown

Vancouver, Canada

Experience hosted by Nafees

60 mins, Hosted in English

What you'll do

This one hour private tour (2 hrs for 2+ guests) is a great way to see Gastown and Chinatown at night, while learning photography. I'll take you to popular spots as well as hidden gems tourists are not familiar with.

For photos, we'll cover techniques ranging from long exposure for DSLR cameras to night portrait shots with camera phones. You'll receive complimentary photos after the tour, although this is not a photoshoot (please check other experiences for that).

What's included

  • Equipment
    You can borrow a DSLR camera or tripod, upon request

Meet your host, Nafees

Host on Airbnb since 2011
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I've been leading hikes for the local community as well as travelers for the past 20 years. After living in 7 countries and visiting 66, I founded Nature PhotoHikes where I share my love of landscape photography through lessons, photoshoots and guided hikes/walks. Lessons on your camera/smartphone include tips and tricks, composition, and settings like shutter speed, aperture and ISO. I also organize hikes for charity and youth groups, including refugees and newcomers to Canada.

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I've been leading hikes for the local community as well as travelers for the past 20 years. After living in 7 countries and visiting 66, I founded Nature PhotoHikes where I share my love of landscape photography through lessons, photoshoots and guided hikes/walks. Lessons on your camera/smartphone include tips and tricks, composition, and settings like shutter speed, aperture and ISO. I also organize hikes for charity and youth groups, including refugees and newcomers to Canada.

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Where you'll be

Gastown and Chinatown landmarks as well as hidden corners.
Vancouver harbor front and view of downtown buildings.

Rated 4.87 out of 5 from 63 reviews.

Zulia
October 2021
Nafee was very knowledgeable about photography and taught us some really cool tricks on our phones that made the pictures looked way more elevated and professional. My husband and I had a great time. And now my husband can easily take some amazing pictures of me 😜 thank you!
Jess
October 2021
Nafees is an excellent guide! he explains everything very clearly and takes you to some great locations. I'm really happy with my pictures and very much recommend this tour.
Ivette
September 2021
Book this experience! Specially if you don't have a lot of time and you want a good idea of the city plus the knowledge of Nash in photography was really helpful. I can't wait to put it in practice. Thank you Nash for such an amazing time, your kindness and caring service.
Farahin
September 2021
He spoke passionately about the areas of the city to get some of the best shots and he offered several tips throughout the tour on the settings to use on our camera!
Angela
September 2021
Such a great tour with Nafees! I appreciated his flexibility and learned a great deal about the gastown district as well as Photography. Highly recommend this tour :)
Mandy
September 2021
We really enjoyed this experience with Nafees! We learned various iPhone photography techniques to help us take better pictures and Nafees took some beautiful pictures of us as well! 10/10 would recommend.

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Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 10 and up can attend, up to 5 guests in total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practise social distancing.

What to bring

Camera
Water and snacks

Cancellation policy

Cancel within 24 hours of purchasing or at least 7 days before the experience starts for a full refund.