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Nestled in the North West of Calgary, Alberta, Cordiner Photography offers a refreshing approach to wedding photography that promises to capture the real, unscripted magic of your special day. With a keen eye for the beauty of natural moments, I specialize in creating breathtaking images that feel as genuine and lively as the memories they encapsulate.

At Cordiner Photography, I believe that your wedding photos should reflect the joy, love, and spontaneity of your celebration. That's why my approach is all about you and your unique story. Led by a passionate, easy-going photographer who has mastered the art of capturing the essence of the moment, I strive to create a relaxed and enjoyable experience that allows your true selves to shine through.

My photography style is characterized by its natural aesthetic and minimalistic elegance. Avoiding forced poses and contrived scenarios, I focus on the spontaneous interactions and tender, fleeting moments that truly define your relationship. From the soft glances shared between the couple to the laughter-filled dances with loved ones, my goal is to preserve the heart and soul of your wedding day.

Choosing Cordiner Photography means partnering with a photographer who is as invested in your wedding as you are. I am dedicated to not only providing you with a collection of stunning photographs but also to enhancing your overall wedding experience. With a deep understanding of a wedding scene, I am adept at capturing the unique beauty of your chosen venue, be it the rustic charm of a countryside barn or the elegant backdrop of a grand ballroom.

I invite you to explore my portfolio and envision the possibilities. With Cordiner Photography, your wedding photos will be more than just images; they will be a timeless narrative of your love, captured with authenticity and artistry.

Embrace the beauty of real moments with Cordiner Photography—where every snapshot tells a story.

- Josh Cordiner -

Cordiner Photography is a wedding photographer based in Calgary Alberta, offering portraits, traditional wedding photos and all day coverage.


Bronze Package


  • Price: CAD $1,500
  • Coverage: Up to 4 hours of coverage, ideal for small or intimate weddings.
  • Deliverables: 150-200 professionally edited digital photos, online gallery.
  • Extras: Additional hours at $200 per hour.
    Drone Photography $300 (if permitted)

Silver Package


  • Price: CAD $2,500
  • Coverage: Up to 8 hours of coverage, covering pre-ceremony, ceremony, and reception.
  • Deliverables: 300-400 professionally edited digital photos, online gallery, USB drive with all images.
  • Extras: 1 hour Engagement shoot included, additional hours at $150 per hour.
  • Albums: Options for physical albums at additional cost
  • Extras: Additional hours at $200 per hour.
    Drone Photography $300 (if permitted)

Gold Package


  • Price: CAD $4,000
  • Coverage: Full-day coverage (up to 12 hours).
  • Deliverables: 500+ professionally edited digital photos, online gallery, premium USB drive with all images.
  • Extras: Includes engagement shoot, one additional photographer (if requested), drone photography (if permitted).
  • Albums: Custom premium album included.

Cordiner Photography Wedding Booking Process

1. Initial Inquiry Response:
• Your story begins here! Welcome to Cordiner Photography. I respond to your initial inquiry with a personalized message. I will provided an overview of my services and encourage a consultation meeting (virtual or in-person).

2. Consultation Meeting:
• Schedule a consultation to discuss the couple's vision, preferences, and specific needs. Use this opportunity to showcase your portfolio and discuss package options.

3. Formal Quote:
• Create a detailed quote based on the consultation, outlining photography packages, additional services, and total cost. Send this to the couple for review.

4. Contract Signing:
• After the quote is accepted, send a contract detailing the services, pricing, timelines, cancellation policy, and other legalities. Ensure both parties sign the contract.

5. Deposit Payment:
• Require a 25% deposit of the quoted price to secure the date. Specify the payment due date in the contract and provide various payment options.

6. Pre-Wedding Questionnaire:
• Send a questionnaire to collect all necessary information about the wedding day, such as timelines, key family members, special traditions, and specific shots desired.

7. Meet and Greet Visit:
• Arrange a casual meeting with the couple at a location of their choice to get to know each other better and discuss the wedding day in a relaxed setting.

8. Finalizing Details for the Wedding Day:
• A few weeks before the wedding, confirm all details including timelines, specific photography requests, and any last-minute changes. Ensure all equipment and backup gear are ready.

9. Wedding Day Execution:
• Arrive early to the venue to capture preparation shots and proceed as planned to cover all key moments of the ceremony and reception, adhering to the pre-planned shot list and timeline.

10. Post-Wedding Follow-Up:
• Send a thank-you message after the wedding and provide a timeline for when they can expect their photos. Follow up with sneak peeks, and then the full gallery as agreed.

Frequently asked questions

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One event per day
Add'l hours
Engagement shoot
Liability insurance
Multi. locations
Trash the dress

What photography items do you offer?

Digital files

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Which of the following are included in the starting price?

Digital files
Multi. locations
Trash the dress

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

Add'l hours
Digital files
Engagement shoot
Multi. locations
Trash the dress
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Reviews for Cordiner Photography

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Captured Our Special Moment Flawlessly

Working with Josh was an absolute pleasure! His talent behind the lens captured the essence of our special moment flawlessly. The professionalism and creativity he brought to the shoot truly exceeded our expectations. We highly recommend him to anyone seeking unforgettable photographs.
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Meet the team

Josh Cordiner
Josh Cordiner
Owner / Photographer

Meet Josh Cordiner, the passionate force behind Cordiner Photography, your go-to Calgary-based wedding photographer. With an artistic eye that captures the raw emotion and unscripted moments of your special day, Josh brings a blend of creativity, professionalism, and warmth to every wedding he photographs.

Josh's journey in photography has been fueled by a lifelong passion for storytelling. Transitioning from Aries Digital Media to the newly minted Cordiner Photography, Josh has refined his craft to specialize in wedding photography, embracing the beauty and spontaneity of each couple's love story. His approach is unobtrusive yet intimate, ensuring that every laugh, tear, and tender glance is captured with authenticity and care.

As Josh embarks on this new chapter in Calgary, he invites you to explore his work and imagine the possibilities for your own wedding day. With Cordiner Photography, your memories are in expert hands.


369 Rocky Vista Pk NW T3G 5K7 Calgary (Alberta)

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