Wedding Photographer Victoria B.C., Calgary & Costa Rica
My name is Christina and I'm a portrait and wedding photographer serving Victoria B.C., Vancouver and the lower mainland, Calgary, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, plus, I am based in Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica for destination weddings in the winter months. My style is a mixture of fine art, photojouranlism and funky.
I have a master's degree in journalism from Carleton University with a specialization in documentary broadcast journalism. This was a great background for understanding how to tell visual stories. After working as an online communications manager for almost 10 years I found myself completely addicted to my camera to the point that I eventually quit ladder-climbing and went back to school at the Western Academy of Photography. We studied everything from studio to fashion to architecture to adventure sports and everything in between. And, guess what? Pretty much every niche I studied helped me become a better people photographer. I won the award for the Best Overall Student and I later became a faculty member, teaching both the wedding and business courses. I've also taught portrait and wedding photography at Camosun College. I'm actively involved in the photography community and I teach photography workshops across the country. Sharing knowledge is the best way to grow and I love helping other photographers succeed.
Destination Wedding PhotographyAlthough I'm based in Costa Rica for part of the year, I also travel all of the world for Destination Weddings. Feel free to read the Wedding Frequent Questions, plus some Ideas to help you plan an awesome celebration. You can also view recent Costa Rica Weddings and Portrait sessions on my blog.
Canadian WeddingsIn Canada, I photograph weddings on the west coast of British Columbia and in Alberta's rocky mountains, including ">Victoria & Vancouver, plus Banff, Calgary, Canmore and Lake Louise.
In addition to wedding photography, I also offer Family Portraits and you can see recent sessions in the Portraits Blog section of my website. If you're interested in learning more about my approach to portraits, please check out the Portraits Frequent Questions.
Boudoir PortraitsInterested in having some Boudoir Portraits in my studio in Victoria B.C.? They make great Valentine's Day and Christmas presents.
If you're a professional photographer, you may be interested in my | Wedding Photography & Get Crafty Workshops.
More information & Ideas
To help couples plan their day, I've also created a Victoria B.C. Wedding Directory and a gallery of local venues and details, Portrait Photography info for Victoria B.C. and photography on the mainland and Vancouver.
I've also put together some pages featuring photos from some of my favourite wedding venues around the world include Hatley Castle, Bear Mountain, St. Ann's Academy, Casa Santo Domingo in Guatemala, a gallery of Vancouver images, plus other venues in the city of Antigua, Guatemala , plus Mountain Ceremonies (in particular Lake Louise. I have also listed lots of Victoria Venues and Costa Rica venues, plus additional information about hosting a destination wedding in Costa Rica. For more photos, you can visit my Costa Rica galleries or Guatemala Wedding Photography and Christina's other website featuring Nature and Wildlife from all over the world.