12 Special Birthday Photoshoot Ideas in Vancouver

On your special day, you should celebrate in the most special of locations! To make sure your birthday is everything you dreamt it would be, we compiled a list of special birthday photoshoot ideas in Vancouver. Whether you’re looking to take photos surrounded by friends or feel special with a solo shoot, we’ve got you covered with these 12 stand-out options!

1. The more the merrier!

modern rustic flex space
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This space is ideal for the social butterfly! Invite all of your friends for a night filled with photos, food, and fun! This venue offers a modern design with a full kitchen, lounge area, and patio so you can capture the best of the night’s moments in a variety of settings. On Peerspace, you can book this space 7 days a week, 8 am to 10 pm! 

2. With increased age, expect increased luxury

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This one-of-a-kind penthouse will blow away all your birthday expectations. Snap some exceptional shots out by the fire table, on the private rooftop, or in the seven-person private hot tub on the lower patio! Check out other stunning photos of this space on Peerspace, and we’re sure you‘ll be in love and ready to book!

3. Get the party started!

spacious minimalist event studio
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Invite your friends, their friends, and their friends’ friends to your birthday because this space holds up to 200 people for the birthday party of the decade! Alcohol is permitted at this venue and you are welcome to bring your own caterer. This host can also include strobe lights for a club vibe or a phone gimbal, so you can capture the best selfies all night long! To see more of the extras offered, view the venue on its Peerspace page!

4. Enjoy the sunshine on your special day

What better outdoor location to snap your birthday shots than Vancouver’s first official green space? Stanley Park offers so many photo possibilities, from sea and beach shots to pics on the Capilano Suspension Bridge, sitting 230 feet (70 m) above the river!

5. Keeping it intimate

vancouver photo studio
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If you are looking for an intimate photoshoot for your birthday, this is one of our top birthday photoshoot ideas in Vancouver. This original 1910 studio is a true gem with exposed brick features and original hardwood flooring. The space is minimally decorated, so your birthday portraits are sure to pop. The space has a lush feel with plants in every room and a well-curated aesthetic. Ready to book? This space is only a few clicks away from being yours through Peerspace!

6. A location as unique as you are

Gastown Bright Photo Studio vancouver rental
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This adorable venue features beautiful furniture, high ceilings, and thoughtful decorations. This space offers both natural north-facing light and bright fluorescents. You’ll love looking through the photos of this venue on Peerspace and imagining your perfect bday shoot! 

7. An action-packed celebration

If you are in the market for an active photoshoot, head to English Bay Beach (also known as First Beach). There are so many activities to catch you at your best! Try out a game of beach volleyball or rent a kayak. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a whale…. Or a polar bear? Well– kind of! English Bay Beach is home to the Polar Bear Swim on New Years’ if you want to head back to this spot for another holiday and celebrate in the freezing cold!

8. Sing “happy birthday” in style

modern music production studio vancouver rental
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We love this space as one of the birthday photoshoot ideas in Vancouver because of its standout amenities for music lovers! Take photos playing “happy birthday” on the Yamaha C7 Grand Piano or enjoying the artist lounge with complimentary coffee, tea, and light snacks to keep you hydrated and happy during your shoot! Another great photo op? The private covered patio! We can’t wait for you to check out all this space’s photos on Peerspace!

9. Home sweet home … but better

Elegant Château vancouver rental
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This one-of-a-kind mansion will make you feel right at home … and wishing this space was your forever home! We love the opportunities presenting to take the most elegant photos in the foyer, completed with a radiant chandelier. On Peerspace, you also have the flexibility of renting individual parts of this chateau to fit your production vision.

10. A space as naturally beautiful as you are

Loft Garden Oasis In Mt Pleasant vancouver rental
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This gorgeous garden studio available to rent on Peerspace is a real beauty. You can have this private studio for your photo sesh or invite your friends to join in on the fun! The large, bright windows, 1,000-square-feet of open-concept space, and hundreds of gorgeous plants are sure to please. Added perks to this space is that it boasts a large industrial elevator, plenty of seating, and a kitchen onsite.

11. Build-your-own birthday

natural light flex space
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This space has so much potential for you to make it anything your imagination conjures up!  Its 1300-square-feet of flowing space is great for both your birthday shoot and also your party.  This Peerspace bookable venue comes with a sound system, 40 chairs, and four banquet tables.

12. Go restaurant hopping

The perfect birthday photoshoot for the ultimate foodie: Gastown! Spend the day exploring the oldest part of the city, walking the cobblestone streets, admiring the vintage lampposts, and learning about the famous Steam Clock (powered by chimes every 15 minutes). Then, meet your friends for dinner at one of the many amazing restaurants in the area! You are certain to get some amazing shots while out and about in this fun area!

Happy birthday and here’s to having the most fun possible taking gorgeous shots on your big day! At Peerspace, we are so happy to be a part of your celebration by uncovering these birthday photoshoot ideas in Vancouver for you to create and celebrate! 

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