10+ Amazing Indoor Photoshoot Locations Around Vancouver

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Indoor photoshoot locations around Vancouver are great because you don’t have to worry about the weather, outside temperature, and you have more control over the ambient lighting. Indoor spaces also usually offer much more privacy than public spaces.

All of these spaces require a rental fee usually ranging between $100 to $1000. Many of our clients find it is worth the investment because of the benefits of having more control over your photoshoot.

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Hycroft Manor (Shaughnessy)

If you’ve ever dreamed of having your portraits in a mansion, Hycroft Manor is the perfect indoor photoshoot venue for you! This beautiful space has both indoor and outdoor options. Its architecture is perfect for elopement, wedding, family and engagement portrait photos.

Hycroft Manor wedding photos

https://www.uwcvancouver.ca/hycroft-event-sales-information/hycroft-weddings/

Vancouver Art Gallery (Downtown)

This former courthouse building offers a clean and unique backdrop for portrait photos.

The building offers a variety of locations for your photoshoot. It has a high roof, the rotunda, and beautiful twin marble staircases in the grand foyer. The Gallery’s rooftop pavilion is covered and has a perfect view of the city.

Photoshoots at the Art Gallery

https://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/

Orpheum Theatre (Downtown Vancouver)

The Orpheum Theatre is a historic building in the heart of downtown Vancouver that could be used as an amazing indoor photoshoot location. The luxurious details throughout the building make for some amazing backdrops for photos.

Indoor photoshoots at Orpheum

https://vancouvercivictheatres.com/venues/orpheum/

Britannia Shipyard (Richmond)

Britannia Shipyards is an incredible backdrop for wedding photography. It has a very unique look that’s very beautiful. The rustic wooden decor, the waterfront location, and its close proximity to Vancouver make it a perfect venue for couples who want something a little different.  The light coming in from the windows makes us especially excited to work at this location.

Photos at the Britannia Shipyard

https://www.richmond.ca/culture/sites/britannia/about.htm

Marine Building (Coal Harbour, Vancouver)

The Marine Building, a downtown Vancouver building designed in the Art Deco style, is an excellent complement to luxury weddings.  The building is both stunning and historic, with a rich architectural history making it an amazing indoor photoshoot location around Vancouver.

Photoshoots at the Marine Building in Vancouver

https://www.oxfordproperties.com/lease/office/marine-building

The Permanent (Hastings)

The Permanent is a great place for an indoor photoshoot. The original bank vault door is still standing in the lobby. This building is a mix of neo-classical and baroque elements throughout, including the stained glass atrium, the bronze chandeliers, and the many tile mosaics.

Photography from The Permanent 

http://www.thepermanent.ca/

Bloedel Conservatory (Queen Elizabeth Park)

Bloedel Conservatory offers a gorgeous backdrop for wedding photos. With lush greenery, trees, and tropical plants everywhere you look, this is the perfect location for your next indoor portrait shoot.

Photoshoots are allowed outside of regular operating hours before the Conservatory opens and after it closes.

Photos from Bloedel 

https://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/bloedel-conservatory.aspx

Vancouver Aquarium (Stanley Park)

The Vancouver Aquarium provides a unique photoshoot location for indoor shoots. There are many different aquatic animals you can use in the backdrop of your photos.

Weddings from the Vancouver Aquarium 

https://www.vanaqua.org/

Rosewood Hotel Georgia (Downtown Vancouver)

The Hotel Georgia lobby offers extremely unique details such as a marble staircase and rich wood panelling. If you are having your wedding at this location having photos indoors is a must.

Photos from Hotel Georgia

https://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/hotel-georgia-vancouver

Mt. Lehman Farms (Abbotsford)

One of our favourite rustic indoor photoshoot locations is the barn at Mt. Lehman Farms in Abbotsford. The venue comes decorated with wedding decor and has many indoor locations to choose from on the property.

Photos from the Mt. Lehman Barn

Vancouver Clocktower (Granville)

A commercial building located at the intersection of Granville St. and Georgia St., the Vancouver Block is characterized by its ornamented clock tower at the top overlooking the city. You are able to go inside the clock for some extremely interesting backdrops.

https://miss604.com/2012/12/vancouver-icons-vancouver-block-building.html

Use your hotel or venue you already are renting (Indoor photoshoot locations around Vancouver)

Having your event at a hotel or venue that you are already renting is a great option for an indoor photoshoot location around Vancouver.

Most venues are happy to have people come in for photoshoots as long as they have permission beforehand.

A Good Looking Vehicle (Anywhere)

Wedding photography in cars is a unique way to get beautiful and unique scenery without the worry of getting wet and cold. The intimate environment can provide memories that last a lifetime.

Loft Garden Oasis (Mount Pleasant)

The decor is jungle-industrial. There are hundreds of plants and large windows where you will get lots of natural light. There are many unique details and features to work with at this spot.

https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/7642-loft-garden-oasis-in-mt-pleasant

Studio at The Garden (Strathcona)

The studio space is well-suited for small photoshoots or intimate gatherings. It includes ample open floor space, warm string lights, cozy seating and plants.

https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/11275-studio-at-the-garden?price_period=day

This Open Space (British Columbia)

With thousands of spaces across Canada, This Open Space has hundreds of photo studios and indoor spaces available for rent in the Lower Mainland.

https://thisopenspace.com/

Your Own Space

Utilizing your home for your photos gives you sentimental value which is important. We love doing photoshoots in client’s spaces. Just be sure to tidy up first and leave the ability to get close to windows.

Get in Touch To Start Planning Your Indoor Photos Around Vancouver

We’re here to help you find the perfect spot for indoor photoshoot locations around Vancouver. We have many years of experience and we know how to make your photoshoot as seamless as possible! Contact us today and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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