Calgary, Alberta Wedding Photographer

Candid, Vibrant, Photojournalistic Wedding Photography

Natural, warm and vibrant wedding photos that capture it all – the love, the laughs, the tears and the memories.

Whether the wedding of your dreams is a micro wedding in your own backyard, an elopement in the mountains or an intimate downtown restaurant wedding, you will want to have gorgeous photos to remember it by for the rest of your lives.

  • Calgary wedding photographer, bride and groom on their wedding day in Calgary
  • Calgary wedding photographer, the bridesmaids are helping the bride put her wedding dress on
  • Calgary wedding photographer, bride and groom on their wedding day at St Patrick's Island downtown

Weddings and Engagement Sessions From the Blog

Calgary wedding photographer, portrait of the bride and groom at Fish Creek Park

Britt and Dustin’s Wedding

This wedding was absolutely stunning. It started with an intimate church ceremony that was followed by bridal portraits at Fish Creek Park and a really fun reception in a community hall that means a lot to the bride and groom.

Calgary wedding photographer, engagement photos at Bowness Park, couple in front of the water and a beautiful orange sunset

Emily and Chadd

We were so lucky and got the best sunset one could ever dream of during this romantic engagement session at Bowness Park. I can’t wait for Emily and Chadd’s wedding in 2022!

Calgary wedding photographer, bride and groom on their wedding day at the Calgary Zoo Safari Lodge

Ingrid and Curtis’ Wedding

The bride and groom wanted to include some fall colours and urban vibes in their photos. We were able to check both those boxes at St Patrick’s Island before heading to the Calgary zoo for their reception at the Safari Lodge.

  • Calgary wedding photographer, engagement session on the beach, couple at sunset at Little Bow Provincial Park
  • Calgary wedding photographer, engagement photos at Prince's Island Park, downtown Calgary, couple at sunset
  • Calgary wedding and engagement photographer, couple in the mountains for adventure engement photos in Kananaskis Country
  • Calgary wedding photographer, engagement photos at Bowness Park, couple in front of fall trees
  • Calgary wedding and engagement photographer, couple by the water and mountains at sunset in Kananaskis Country

“Valerie was amazing! She turned my day into everything I ever wanted it to be! She captured everything so beautifully!”

Amy

The Girl

Behind the

Camera

I started off my photography journey hiking to mountain tops and traveling with a point and shoot camera in tow. And I took so many photos because I knew that I could only be at the top of a mountain for so long, that my trip could only last so long, but that the photos I took would last forever.

Looking at my photos reminds me of the happy times, the amazing people I have met along the way, of how much I miss them of course, but mostly of how much joy every single experience has brought me. Which is why I have developed a photojournalistic approach to my wedding photography. We will spend time creating beautiful, timeless bridal portraits, but I will spend most of your day acting as an observer with a camera in hand. Just watching all of the happiness unfold, while clicking away to make sure that, when your wedding day is over, you have your photos of all of your happy memories forever.

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Valerie Richer

Calgary Engagement and Wedding Photographer