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Nature Photo Hikes

70 reviews
Vancouver, Canada
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About Nature Photo Hikes
Discover nature, not the resort - Nature PhotoHikes takes you off the beaten path through hiking and photography lessons. We guarantee a fun and safe experience while connecting you with other nature and photography enthusiasts. As our guest, you believe in buying experiences (not things) and taking pictures (not souvenirs)! Our hikes are based on physical ability, from half day easy walks to multiple day camping trips in Vancouver, BC and the Rockies, AB. Everyone of varying skills is welcome to attend, whether you carry a DSLR or iPhone. Our small groups allow for one-on-one, customized, instructions as well as keen attention to your hiking experience. Our photographer and guide is an avid traveler, photographer and hiker. Spending over a decade each in British Columbia and Alberta, he has organized hikes for 15+ years for locals and visitors. He has also traveled to 56 countries in 6 continents. He loves to share his passion for travel, the outdoors and photography with everyone!
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Quarry Rock Hike and Photography Tour
1 review
Take a hike just outside of Vancouver from the scenic village of Deep Cove into the mountains. Your reward is spectacular scenery just begging to be photographed. Your guide will teach techniques for landscape photography on your DSLR/mirrorless or smartphone camera, and give you plenty of opportunities to test out your new knowledge.
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$83.12 per adult
5 reviews
Immerse yourself in nature and bring home amazing photos of your views. Hike  the Lynn Canyon trail with a professional photographer guide. Travel just half an hour from downtown Vancouver to enjoy the views from the suspension bridge and walk along the rushing water of Lynn Creek. This easy hike, good for all ability levels, takes you through a variety of scenic landscapes as you learn the best photography techniques to capture the beautiful outdoors.
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$75.50 per adult
Bowen Island Photography Tour
Explore Bowen Island off the coast of Vancouver while learning how to make your photography even better. Bring your DSLR or smartphone camera and enjoy personalized instruction on getting the most out of your camera and taking the best pictures. You will have to opportunity to use your new knowledge on the ferry to the island, in the charming town, and on the roughly two-hour hike around Killarney Lake.
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$98.37 per adult
Vancouver Full-Day Sightseeing and Photography Tour
1 review
If you have a short time in Vancouver and want to come home with amazing photographs, this comprehensive tour is the way to go. Drive to Vancouver’s top sightseeing locations; get guidance on photography basics and find the best spots to photograph the views. From Lynn Canyon Park and the Suspension Bridge to the night lights of Granville Island and cobblestone streets of Gastown, you will come home with   beautiful mementos of the city.
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$189.88 per adult
Stanley Park & English Bay Photography Tour
We'll spend three hours exploring Stanley Park and English Bay and Sunset beaches. Your tour is a picture-perfect way to experience Canada’s nature, while learning the basics of landscape photography. With plenty of one-on-one instruction, you will learn to take amazing photos whether you’re packing the latest DSLR or a camera phone. The scenic views of water, mountains, sky, and majestic trees along Stanley Park's famous Seawall look even more stunning during the golden and blue hours. You'll learn to capture your memories yourself, but I will also take and send you complimentary photos after our tour.
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$44.99 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review! Glad you enjoyed the woods and it was a pleasure hosting you :)

Thank NafeesShams
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nafees is a great guide - very knowledgeable and chatty. I was hoping to do more intensive hiking while in Vancouver but unfortunately had a cold. However, this hike was no more than a couple of hours and not too steep which was ideal for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank little_claire_louise
NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for your wonderful review! I'm glad the hikes worked out for you in spite of the cold. Hopefully you'll be able to capture amazing photos on your next visit :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Photo Walk. A full day activity with lots of good spots and suggestions. If you have one day I recommend this activity with Nafees.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jpavandrade
NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review! I'm glad you got a chance to see all of Vancouver's great spots and your photos came out amazing!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent tour showcasing some of Vancouver's stunning scenery, led by Nafees, our knowledgeable and very friendly guide. Ideal if you are looking for a half day hike, not too strenuous, with some help to getting the best out of your camera too....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Chris H
NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Chris for your wonderful review! I'm glad you enjoyed the trail and learned a few tips on photography!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nafees was super friendly and helpful, and was very knowledgeable about both the area and how to take some great pictures of the rainforest - whether we were using a smartphone or an actual camera. Pick up and drop off was super easy and convenient....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank nohwell
NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the amazing review! Glad you enjoyed the whole excursion and your photos came out great! Looking forward to more challenging hikes with you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is long, long overdue but I wanted to take the time to highly recommended the Garibaldi Lake Hike, which I did last July with my girlfriend while visiting Vancouver. While no doubt a challenging hike, it was an incredible experience and definitely the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Traveler789387
NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks so much for remembering me, and for that awesome review! It was truly a pleasure to host you both and I can't say enough about your spirit and persistence that day! I'm so happy you both made it to the top and took...More

Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

I loved this photography hike. The woods are absolutely beautiful and picturesque and the guide has valuable local knowledge and is super friendly. Totally recommend this for anyone wanting to get out of the city and see some beautiful scenery!

Date of experience: April 2019
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NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review! Glad you enjoyed the woods and it was a pleasure hosting you :)

Reviewed April 13, 2019

If you are wanting to explore Bowen Island and take advantage of experienced photography Guide Nash it the person you will want to book with. His genuine passion for hiking and photography will have you in the best places for landscape compositions. He is able...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Thanks so much for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure meeting you and hosting you for the two tours. Best wishes on your future travels and photography and hope to see you back in Vancouver soon :)

Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

I had done snowshoeing before, and I loved it, but this tour is definitely something unique! Nash was an amazing guide! I definitely recomend this tour, but you should be prepared for a good work out (nothing extreme, but you do walk around 5 kms...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank eluita
NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Thank you for your great review! I'm glad you enjoyed the experience and got a work out too :) Hope you get to do more such hikes in the future!

Reviewed January 18, 2019

Nafees knows local secrets that even a local like myself wouldn't know. Went to Lynn Canyon tour with him and was surprised to learn about the Twin falls bridge, despite having visited that park myself several times. He teaches photography tips, regardless if you're a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cindy W
NafeesShams, Owner at Nature Photo Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Thanks Cindy for the generous review! I'm glad to show locals around as much as visitors :) Thanks for being a regular attendee on our trips!

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Hi Guttila, the website and email are posted on the top right corner - you can book a tour on the website or send us an email if you have any questions. Thanks!
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