5 Best Places for Instagram Photo Shoots this Winter in Vancouver

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Image courtesy of HappyBarbers | Inside Vancouver Flickr Pool

Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels today, it’s a great way to see beautiful pictures of places you’re going to visit, the city you live in, and the food you want to eat.

Vancouver is certainly a wonderful model for the thousands of talented photographers who take dreamy photos of English Bay sunsets, the flashing lights of Downtown, and the truly natural greenery in the mountains.

If you’re looking for some new ideas of where to take some awesome Instagram photos (or just photos in general) this winter season in Vancouver, take a look at the list below:

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5 Best Places for Instagram Photo Shoots this Winter in Vancouver

Groundbreaking Vancouver label celebrates 30th anniversary with limited edition vinyl!

A publicity photo of Single Gun Theory.

A publicity photo of Single Gun Theory.

This year, the label that gave the world Sarah McLachlan, Skinny Puppy and a host of other homegrown talent is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

For the occasion, Nettwerk Records has already released limited edition vinyl versions of three of its most influential albums. As of last week, Delerium’s Karma, MC 900 Ft Jesus’ Welcome To My Dream and Single Gun Theory’s millions, like stars in my hands, the daggers in my heart rage war were available in new editions in the format. This Friday (Nov. 27, Black Friday), Nettwerk is releasing Trespassers William’s Different Stars.

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Groundbreaking Vancouver label celebrates 30th anniversary with limited edition vinyl!

Vancouver comics artists take over bus shelters!

Comics in Transit art by Nina Matsumoto.

Comics in Transit art by Nina Matsumoto.

Vancouver comics artists’ work is being seen by more people than ever before.

It’s all thanks to an initiative on the part of local publisher/collective Cloudscape Comics, working with the City of Vancouver’s Cultural Department.

Comics in Transit is a public art project that brings comics by local artists to transit shelters. Bus-riders and passersby can view work by some of the city’s most talented illustrators, including Colin Upton, Steve Rolston, and The Simpsons/Futurama comics artists James Lloyd and Nina Matsumoto.

In total, 20 giant-sized one-page comics will be going up before the end of October. Some are already installed, including Matsumoto’s, which is at the busy Dunbar & 41st stop.

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Vancouver comics artists take over bus shelters!

Vancouver’s Black Dog makes list of 50 Cool Video Stores

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Vancouver’s own Black Dog Video is included on a list of “50 cool video stores that still remain (as of this morning).”

In the list, posted at ew.com yesterday (Sept. 24), Tom Roston lists Black Dog, which has two locations in Vancouver, alongside surviving businesses in Santa Monica, Seattle, New York and more. Here’s what Roston says about the store.

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Vancouver’s Black Dog makes list of 50 Cool Video Stores

Take a tour through a virtual Vancouver

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A new art installation lets visitors take a virtual trip through the Vancouver of the past.

The work by Vancouver artist Stan Douglas takes the form of a cube. Visitors step into the cube, which is located in the atrium of the SFU Woodward’s building, and are immediately transported to a Vancouver that is both familiar and deeply strange.

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Take a tour through a virtual Vancouver