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Alex Popov Photography is a husband and wife wedding photography team based in beautiful Canmore, Alberta. They specialize in telling your love story through timeless, candid and adventurous photography.

As locals to the Bow Valley, they know all the best spots for capturing incredible couples photos. When Alex and Cat are not exploring the mountains on skis, mountain bike or rock climbing you鈥檒l find them photographing outdoorsy couples in the mountains surrounding Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Emerald Lake.

Services offered

Alex and Cat love exploring the Rockies to capture stunning mountain images of couples, whether it's mountaintop vistas or valley bottom hikes. They offer engagement sessions, elopements, weddings and wedding ceremony videos. Every wedding and elopement is covered by Alex and Cat with only one event per day, allowing them to focus entirely on your wedding. Also included is planning assistance for choosing vendors, venues and locations, as well as edited high-resolution photos, a private online gallery and personal printing rights.

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What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Photojournalism
Portraiture

What photography services do you offer?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Add'l hours
Engagement shoot
High-res
Liability insurance
Multi. locations
Trash the dress

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Flush mount
Matted prints
Prints

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

$995

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Digital files
High-res
Multi. locations

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$2,995

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Add'l hours
Digital files
Engagement shoot
High-res
Multi. locations
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100% Recommended by couples

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Brenda
Brenda J. Married on 13/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

September wedding

Alex & Cat were amazing. They were so down to earth and just made being photographed fun and exciting. We enjoyed ourselves immensely.
Erin
Erin B. Married on 26/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing photographers, wonderful humans!

We absolutely love the photos Alex and Cat shot. All of our friends and family have complimented our photos and think they're the nicest wedding photos they've ever seen!
The photos are amazing, but the truly wonderful part of hiring Alex and Cat is getting to hang out with them on your special day! We ended up in a surprise torrential downpour and Alex & Cat truly made the best of the situation by pivoting to a new plan and capturing some beautiful pics and also being super fun to hang out with.
I would absolutely recommend Alex Popov Photography for your big day!
Jane
Jane Married on 07/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

The absolute best wedding photographers!!!

We had a wonderful time working with Alex and Cat as our wedding photographers. From the moment we met them for our engagement photos, we knew that we were going to have fun working with them. They were so easygoing and helped us feel comfortable in front of the camera, and they were also incredibly organized, which gave us the peace of mind that everything was going to run smoothly.

Alex and Cat expertly guided us through each shot during our engagement session and at our wedding while making everything look natural and authentic. They captured all our favorite memories and had suggestions for poses and locations that resulted in some truly incredible shots. Their talent and professionalism shined through as they worked seamlessly with our videographer. They did an incredible job capturing our wedding day, and we cherish the relationship that we formed with them. They truly prioritized us throughout the process and even gave us suggestions for things to do around Canmore.

We cannot recommend Alex and Cat enough as wedding photographers. They are so fun to work with, talented, and professional. We are so grateful for all of their hard work. Thank you, Alex and Cat!
Jadee
Jadee D. Married on 14/08/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Photographer

We had such a great experience with using Alex as our photographer. From our engagement photos to our wedding photos, he and his wife made us feel so comfortable! We absolutely loved the photos they captured!
Briana
Briana K. Married on 11/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Such a joy!

Alex and Cat are the best. We chose them based on photo style and compatibily as well, and we made the perfect choice. On the day of the wedding, they were chill, flexible and so fun - it was easy to connect with them and we all felt so comfortable right away! We've only seen our 20 "sneak peaks" so far and are absolutely in love. We only wish we lived close to have done an engagement shoot with them as well. I also consider them to be amazing value in the Banff/Canmore area - you can't go wrong! Choose them!! :)
Neil
Neil C. Married on 03/05/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Flexible, knowledgeable, creative and extremely professional

Alex was a pleasure to work with. His knowledge of Canmore and the immediate area is unsurpassed, and he was able to effortlessly coordinate a surprise proposal/engagement shoot with me on the shore of Lake Louise. I couldn't be happier with the services Alex provided me and my fiance. The weather was a bit uncooperative at Lake Louise, but Alex was able to use his creative ingenuity to capture a moody and beautiful backdrop of falling snow. As well, he was flexible enough to suggest another location (Vermillion Lakes) to continue our shoot later in our trip with better weather. To conclude, I would highly recommend Alex Popov Photography for their natural and relaxed looking photos, easy planning of surprise shoots/engagement sessions.
Rose
Rose I. Married on 04/01/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Canmore Engagement Photos

Alex did our engagement pictures in Canmore after we were rained out the day before at Bow Lake. He is pretty laid back and has a good eye for great pictures. The day of, between our first and second location to shoot, it started raining and we almost decided to reschedule for the next day. However, Alex took a picture of us right when it started raining and it turned out amazing Also, the weather cooperated while we waited in our cars and we were able to finish up our shoot at Quarry Lake. We absolutely love our photos. Alex captures the natural beauty of the mountains and lakes while making you feel comfortable enough to be yourself and have more natural pictures as well. We had a lot of fun with him and were able to let loose more than we thought. He also gave us some great recommendations on places to hike in Canmore and Kananaskis. If you're looking for a talented photographer to capture some awesome memories for a special time in your life, I would recommend Alex. Thanks! :)
Nicole
Nicole Married on 21/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Couldn't be happier

We loved working with Alex, he had such a creative eye to find unique and amazing shots for both our engagement photos and our wedding. We got sneak peeks right away which was appreciated and the quality of the images was unreal.
Alex is also a great guy just to chat with, my partner and I enjoyed the conversations we had during our shoots. Would highly recommend to anyone!
Megan
Megan S. Married on 18/06/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful session in Canmore

We had such a wonderful engagement session with Alex in Canmore, AB. The whole shoot was relaxed, fun, and he kept us moving to make the most of the different compositions in the area. He captured stunning light and we were at ease working with Alex. Highly recommended!
Melissa
Melissa L. Married on 15/06/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing work!

Alex is an amazing photographer with such a good eye for detail! Him and his wife are such nice bubbly, friendly people - they fit right in with our small group of friends! Can't wait to go back to banff and get more pictures done by Alex in the future!
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Awards

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Alex Popov Photography Real Weddings

Jadee & Tyler
9 Photos 路 14/Aug/2021
Terra & Randy
8 Photos 路 08/Sep/2019
Melissa & Kyle
26 Photos 路 19/Jun/2019
Vicky & Alex
23 Photos 路 30/Jun/2018

Meet the team

Alex Popov
Alex Popov
Lead Photographer

My passion for photography began with capturing portraits and landscapes when I was at university and it鈥檚 taken me to some amazing locations including Patagonia, the Bolivian Amazon and all over North America. When I'm not photographing weddings, engagements or family sessions I enjoy landscape photography.

At home in the Rockies, I enjoy climbing, mountain biking, skiing and hiking. Bringing my camera on these adventures allows me to document and share the beautiful views, struggles and accomplishments of each trip!

I want my clients to feel relaxed and comfortable in front of my cameras, so I keep the atmosphere lighthearted and informal. I use cues as well as a variety of static and moving poses to help you feel comfortable and natural. Making you look your best in front of the Rockies finest landscapes is what I specialize in! Browse through our previous clients' galleriesand read reviews to get a feel for our style and how we work.

Biggest adventure: Backpacking the Andes from Patagonia to Ecuador

Bucket list: Backcountry ski from Jasper to Lake Louise

Cat Pao
Cat Pao
Assistant Photographer

Hiker, mountain biker, climber.

Plant mom, nature and animal lover.

Creative, cheery, and fun.

Join us for a good time; every day is an adventure!

Biggest adventure: Traversing the Wapta Icefield on skis

Bucket list: South East Asia culinary tour and travel

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Banff T1L1A4 Canmore (Alberta)

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