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Our Gastown Studio

Welcome to Nirvana Photography Studio's Gastown location. We are located in the Dougall House, a cool three-story, late Victorian(1890) building on the corner of Abbott and West Cordova in Gastown.

Images and Location

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Studio and Equipment Rental

The studio can be rented for your photo project on an hourly basis, with a 2 hour minimum rental duration.

Studio Lighting equipment is also available for rent - please find pricing below. An online booking system is available for regular customers.

We also provide other services such as image and video editing, image culling and album design, just talk to us about your needs...

Studio Features

  • Open plan
  • Natural light from 3 large windows, diffusion and black-out options available
  • Makeup/hair station (movable)
  • WIFI
  • Coffee station and fridge
  • Baby Corner with props, including hanging props
  • Many backdrops and props available
  • Auto poles and Light Stands available
  • Movable posing wall 
  • Designer couch
  • 12ft paper backdrops on roller system
  • Black/White V-flats
  • Clothing rack
  • Portable Bluetooth Speaker System
  • Washroom
  • Meter parking on street
  • Pay parking at Impark lot next to building
  • Free 2 hour parking at International Village lot
  • 5 minute walk from both Waterfront Station and Stadium-Chinatown Station

How To Book

For booking, please contact us at 604.800.9209 or using the form below

Name *

Rental Rates

Studio rental

  • $30/h (2h minimum)
  • $200/day (8h+, til midnight max)
  • Inquire about monthly options

Studio Strobes

$60 per strobe head per day

Strobe head rental includes the usage of all light stands and light modifiers available in the studio, including, but not limited to:

  • Strip boxes
  • Soft boxes
  • Umbrellas
  • Photec Softlightes (like a 5ft octabox)

Studio Lighting Introduction

We offer our 1-on-1 introductory course on studio lighting. Spend 4h with Maik or Nirvana, and learn the basics of studio lighting techniques, setups, components, camera settings, finding exposure, etc.

The course is free. Well - kind of.

Course fee is $100 per person

When completing the course, you will receive a $100 voucher towards your next studio equipment rental, so in essence, the course is free!

Smoke machine

$40 flat per rental period, including fluid

(Fake) Snow Machine

$40 flat per rental period, including fluid