11 awesome Vancouver photographers to follow on Instagram

Mar 21 2017, 10:12 am

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.


no surprises here

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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.

the road pursued

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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.

Somewhere dreaming while awake #vancity

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Swaggin w/ @jessicarsipos

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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.

Solemn w/ @leealexandrar

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Under the Bridge 🌶

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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.

City Vibes

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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.


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.

I hear the snow is thinking bout round 3 in Vancouver… 🤔

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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.


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.


‘Tis the season 🎄@northernlightsoptic #explorebc #stayandwander #drone

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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.

Escaping reality 💭🏄🏼 #costarica #sunset #surfing #getpittedbrah #mahalo

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Above and beyond with C+B.

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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.


exhale ✔️

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 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.

take flight IV ✔️ #veniceskatepark

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