Vancouver is a great place to be a photographer, not only is natural beauty all around us, our city also features numerous Instaworthy photography spots.
From the Lions Gate Bridge, and Lighthouse park to literally all of West Van, budding photographers have a pretty impressive canvas to work off of. To help inspire you to get out there and start shooting here’s our list of the city’s best photographers.
Quite possibly Vancouver’s best urban photographer, Geoffrey has an eye for angles and symmetry. He captures Vancouver from perspectives us ordinary citizens have never even imagined.
If you ever want to show off what Vancouver looks like after dark, this is the perfect Insta to inspire your friends to stay up and explore the city.
If you follow any of Vancouver’s local models you’ll certainly recognize some of Nick Thiessen’s work. Nick’s worked with high profile models such as @leealexandrar, @alliewiebe, @claudiabakehouse and more.
Nicola is a portrait photographer who dabbles in urban and natural landscapes on the side. She is constantly refining her skills and is a master of lighting.
This Vancouver couple has one the most successful outdoor Instagram accounts in the city. Their adventure photography is bound to have come up on your explore feed before, and there’s a reason why— their photos are absolutely stunning.
Quarry Rock is the perfect spot for a sunset hike and a picnic, and this time we brought @oikos_canada along with us. We’re getting super excited for one of our next projects – we’re joining eleven other Canadian Instagram personalities to take part in an amazing adventure: The Oikos Super Grains Quest. To learn more, follow @oikos_canada and choose the winning path that will take you to your destination. You could win a $500 gift card from Air Canada, as well as a invitation for two to a dream event featuring a chef’s feast and a special live music performance in Montreal. Happy adventuring! #OikosCanada #EscapeMoment
Max captures hikers living the good life. Max is also known to photograph majestic Canadian animals such as the moose, bear, and beloved whiskey jack.
Sorrrryyyyy for all the top down shots lately haaaaaaaaa. I’m just having way too much fun with my new toy 🤗 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Had a gooooooood ol’ day hunting for rad PNW bridges with a super rad crew 👯👯♂️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #DJImavic #TeamPolarPro #AllAboutAdventures
Brayden is an outstanding photographer who never fails to capture the big picture. Pair that with his hilarious captions and his account in an absolute must follow.
Ive been to Mount Seymour TONS of times… but this was definitely the best I’ve ever seen it 👀 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There was a total inversion and we were walking ABOVE the clouds. It’s crazy how you can go to the same place multiple times but can still be absolutely blown away eh? 💥☁️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Seymour is about 45 minutes from the centre of Vancouver. What are your favourite “go to ” spots? 💁🏼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #OnTopOfTheMawFugzinWorld #AllAboutAdventures
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If you’re into moody shots this account is sure to impress. Evan’s feed is the perfect blend of urban and natural settings all rolled into one.
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Zachary’s feed is loaded with high-quality aerial photography. His photos will have you googling the price of a drone in no time.
This wedding photographer will make your big day into an eternal work of art. Melissa’s Instagram feed consists of outstanding wedding and engagement shots that will make you want to tie the knot.
So excited to see Kendra+Tarik’s family elopement on @junebugweddings today! This was the sweetest little wedding featuring a fabulous team including @younghipandmarried @fayesmithmakeup Thank-you @kendrajalifi for inviting me to be a part of your day!
Matt is a street photographer and urbanite. By day he shoots for @newbalancevancouver, and by night he captures epic shots of Vancouverites reppin some serious street style.