Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Historic West Hastings Street Architectural Photography Workshop
July 20, 2017 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Meet at The Perch, Lot 19
855 W Hastings St
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Vancouver Heritage Foundation has partnered with Hastings West to offer a series of free walking tours and an architectural photography workshop focusing on the historic West Hastings Street corridor. Walking tours are led by John Atkin and offered on various dates through July and August. The photography workshop is offered on July 20th only, with professional Architectural Photographer Martin Knowles. For more information of the walking tours or workshop visit NEW! Architectural Photography Workshop Thursday, July 20 5pm – 5:45pm FREECapturing the significance and beauty of historic buildings can be a challenge, but a rewarding one. With over 15 years of experience with architectural photography, professional photographer Martin Knowles leads a free tour to view several historic buildings along the West Hastings Street corridor and offers his experience in how to balance scale, find the best light and work with contrast to create stunning images of classic architecture. Learn the tips and tricks that will take your images from holiday snaps to works of art. This workshop is open to all skill levels. Please bring your own camera or device and any other equipment you would like to use.The workshop will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will be at Lot 19, at the foot of Hornby Street at West Hastings Street, starting at 4:45pm.Walking Tours with John Atkin July 7, 14 & 28 and August 4 & 25 12:15pm – 1pm FREEJoin a free 45-minute lunchtime tour of West Hastings Street with guide and historian, John Atkin. The West Hastings corridor has long been an important one in Vancouver. With a diverse history of “temple” banks and private clubs, a once thriving fashion district and remarkable architecture ranging from the early 1900s to the Modern movement in the 1960s and 70s, West Hastings Street offers intriguing stories at every corner.All tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will be at Lot 19, at the foot of Hornby St. at W. Hastings St, starting at 12pm each tour date.