10 banging Calgary photographers to follow on Instagram

Jul 13 2017, 8:07 am

Mountains, cityscapes, and urban art, Calgary offers a little bit of everything.

Capturing all that beauty is no easy task, but luckily we’ve got a few photographers kicking around who are doing their best to put our spectacles on the map.

If you love our city, you’re going to want to check these accounts to ogle at all the bangers they capture.


S17 🥀

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Urban photography at it’s absolute finest. Embodying the essence of Calgary, from the stampede to the local landmarks, a scroll through this feed will make you feel at home even if you’re off on some grand adventure.

Comin thru *repost due on color prob*

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Wilderness explorer and weekend adventurer, this outdoor photographer knows how to get up close and personal with mother nature. His work is so popular that he’s featured in Natural Geographic’s 150 images of Canada book!


An urbanite at heart, Brandon focuses his energy on cityscapes and portrait photography.


Freerunning 🏃

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Posting a mix of moody and vibrant shots, Juan has a unique style that captures Calgary in hella appealing low light. He’ll make you appreciate the city after dark.

CLOUDE – City On A Wave 🌊🌃

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Damian is a master of his camera, snapping shots of every style imaginable his feed is chalk full of fantastic content. Want to see some epic night shots, portraits, landscapes, or even sports photography, this is the feed for you.

Once upon a time. #throwbackthursdays #myfujifilm #nightphotography

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If there’s one thing Alberta is known for it’s the vastness of our wilderness. Marcus photographs local outdoor landscapes and shares them with the city and the world. A glance at his feed will have you marvelling at our beautiful backyard.


As the co-founder of @enjoycanada, Jason clearly has an eye for amazing pictures. His personal feed focuses primarily on Calgary chronicling his adventures and personal travels.


Golden. #yycliving #yyc #cityofcalgary #eastvillage 🍁❤️

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Posting bangers from the backcountry and the city, Luis captures the daily and weekend grind of Calgarian life.

Dog park with a view! #explorealberta #explorecanada #canmore #exploretocreate 🏔🌲🍁❤️

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Despite being a newcomer to the Instagram world, this account is quickly proving to be one of the best. Every post is a perfect puddle reflection; it’s a pretty unique idea, we’ll just have to see how it pans out in summer.


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Shoutout to scalp massages.

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90% barn shots, 100% jaw dropping. Who knew the countryside could be this beautiful? Blair knew it and has been doing a solid job of broadcasting barn side charm to the rest of Calgary.

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