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Lily Laidlaw Photography, based in Alberta, Canada offers local as well as destination wedding photography services. Lily and her team are committed to helping their couples intentionally and uniquely tell their story and they photograph intimate weddings and grand celebrations alike. Her style combines classic and contemporary, resulting in emotive and genuine images that are brimming with light and detail which are characteristic of fine art wedding photography. From sophisticated and choreographed images to candid in-the-moment shots, Lily and her team document it all.

Services Offered

Lily Laidlaw Photography offers multiple wedding collections, all of which are thoughtfully designed to ensure a stress-free and streamlined planning experience. Additional photo sessions for engagements, rehearsal dinner, and couple's portraits can be arranged to better tell the couple's whole story. A spectrum of post-wedding heirlooms can also be obtained directly from Lily, such as wedding albums, fine-art canvases, and high-quality prints. Lily provides local photography in Edmonton, Strathcona County, Parkland County, and Sturgeon Country. She is also available for destination photography, focusing on Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, Canmore, Calgary, and the Alberta Rocky Mountains. Other destinations include luxury European and exotic southern locations such as Italy and Greece. Some other services offered by Lily Laidlaw Photography include but are not limited to:

  • Additional photographers
  • Additional hours
  • Videography
  • Drone photography
  • Wedding timeline consultation
  • Vendor recommendations
  • Styling consultation
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Frequently asked questions

What primary photographic style do you identify with?


What photography services do you offer?

2nd shooter
Add'l hours
Boudoir shoot
Custom graphics
Engagement shoot
Liability insurance
Multi. locations

What photography items do you offer?

Digital files
Flush mount
Matted prints
Save the date
Thank you cards

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?


Which of the following are included in the starting price?

2nd shooter
Add'l hours
Digital files
Engagement shoot
Multi. locations

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?


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
Multi. locations
Slideshow / montage
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Reviews for Lily Laidlaw Photography

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Jordan Sent on 10/12/2022
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Beautiful Pictures!

Easy to work with, very professional, and photos came out amazing!!!
Michael P. Sent on 15/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Truly Amazing

There is not one word that truly describes lily and her team. They were absolutely fantastic went above and beyond for my bride and I. She went from being our photographer to helping my bride get her makeup fixed. (Super hot out that it melted) she made my entire wedding party feel amazing. They captured beautiful moments throughout the night. Capturing such raw emotion that we truly love. We can look through the photos over and over reliving our magical day. They even offered to help out when there were some problems with our venue. We will be definitely be booking with them again through our journey together. I have seen great photographers before but nothing to their exceptional level. Truly appreciate being part of the LLP couples family. They are more than just a photography company. They proved this with their high caliber of photos and ideas used during the entire wedding day. I would recommend them over and over no question.
Thank you Lily Laidlaw Photography , LLP
Mathew D. Sent on 23/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Phenomenal Photographers

Lily and Chelsea were absolutely phenomenal photographers. They were well organized, very personable, and knew how to get the best shots. We will definitely be using them in the future.
Blenda Sent on 22/10/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Best person you could choose to be part of your special day!

You wouldn’t regret choosing Lily as your photographer!! She is extremely dedicated, and you can tell that she truly loves her work! She takes pride in her work and makes sure to get the pictures of what was most important to us. We hired her for our wedding, and it was the best decision we did! Every picture really captured our essence as a couple, and every picture turned out amazing, no complaints at all! I was so worried that my now husband and I would be too awkward in a professional photograph, but she made us extremely comfortable and so reassuring. We did not have anything to worry at all because she made sure that everything was perfect!  She really gotten to know me and my husband to make sure to pick the location most perfect for our engagement pictures, and on our wedding day, she made sure she knew what priority pictures we wanted and made sure to capture those moments. Our ceremony did get delayed, but because she wanted to make sure to capture the important parts of our wedding that were important for us, she stayed extra of no charge! Last but not the least, I planned everything for our wedding, and found it to be very overwhelming, but Lily helped me with it, she helped me with emailing/looking for vendors, gave me so many ideas of what I could do on certain parts of the ceremony or wedding and even talked with me for any time of the day to help me for the wedding. She is a truly lovely and such a genuinely kind person! You would not regret hiring her for any occasions!
Robert F. Sent on 13/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Best wedding

We had a previous photographer who double booked us during the chaos of COVID. We were left hanging, this was stressful to say the least. But I’m so happy it happened, lily was so easy to talk to, and she recommended the best location for our engagement photos. She not only saved the day, but she took the most beautiful engagement and wedding photos. She was so fun to do the photos with and I’m so thankful things ended up the way they did.
Arifa V. Sent on 18/11/2021
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Hiring Lily as our wedding photographer was the best decision!

Working with Lily and her associate Chelsea for our wedding was absolutely amazing! Lily goes above and beyond for her clients and she is incredibly hardworking and dedicated. Lily made the photography part of our wedding so smooth and joyful and we got so much feedback from our guests about how lovely Lily and her team were. Hiring Lily as our wedding photographer was the best decision, and she will be a part of all our important milestones going forth! Lily also helped design our wedding monogram and reception menus and we found many of our vendors through her curated recommendations.
Not only is her work beautiful and of high quality, she is kind, generous and so sweet. We have recommended Lily to all our friends, and will continue to sing her praises!”
Kennedy R. Sent on 16/12/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Framing Your Moments

I have had the pleasure of having Lily capture many of my families precious life moments. From doing our daughters cake smash photos, to multiple family and lifestyle sessions, and most recent Christmas Minis. Lily has worked along side our family to give us beautiful pictures that we can enjoy now, but also something that can get passed down to our children when they are older. Becoming a Mother, I have realized that life goes by way too fast, and photography allows you to frame those moments that slip by quickly. It is very evident that Lily strives to make sure that you not only get beautiful high quality pictures, but that your entire experience is smooth and stress free. Photography is a very personal experience, and I would highly recommend chatting with Lily to see if she could be the one who works to capture some of your most precious life moments. I was married prior to knowing Lily but if I hadn't been I would of certainly gotten her to do my wedding photos!
Chelsea P. Sent on 02/01/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing, Talented and Professional

Lily was so helpful from start to finish. She captured our family beautifully and have us memories that will last a lifetime. We are very grateful to have found her. Highly recommend for any occasion! Truly professionally and talented.
Dayna D. Sent on 13/09/2021
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Would recommend 1000 times over!

I’m so happy we chose Lily to be our wedding photographer! First I’ll start by saying she is incredibly talented and we are over the moon happy with our photos!!! They are perfect!
She is one of those personalities that is easy to be around with a contagiously good mood. I think it shows through in her photos how relaxed and comfortable she makes you feel. I am to say the very least awkward, and she helped me really just enjoy the moment.
Secondly I would also like to add that she went above and beyond my expectations. During covid was a difficult time to plan a wedding and she really helped me sort out some stressful situations. She also recommended vendors, gave great advice and brought the most thoughtful little wedding gift.
I would recommend her 1000 times over!
Jennifer Sent on 05/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing photographer and more!

Lily is an absolutely incredible photographer plus more! Lily (and Chelsea!) captured our wedding this past summer and they went above and beyond our initial expectations! Not only did they capture the most beautiful moments of our lives (thousands actually!), Lily worked with us throughout our entire planning process to create the perfect day. Lily created our wedding day timeline, she helped with our decorating style, she recommended some of our other great vendors, and she took the time to truly get to know us as a couple to customize our experience. Her passion for photography radiates from her in every way, and it translates to the moments she captures! Lily was so much more than a photographer for us, she was a wedding planner, a guidance counsellor, and now a friend. I would highly recommend her to anyone for any type of photography needs. You will not be disappointed!
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Meet the team

Lily Laidlaw
Lily Laidlaw
Owner and Principal Photographer at Lily Laidlaw Photography

“All you need is love”… and a photographer who can help you compose and orchestrate the best possible image.

I am a true romantic and have been enthralled with love, weddings, and profound human connection for as long as I can remember.

I currently reside in Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, Canada, but have significant wanderlust and feel honored that that my career as a professional photographer enables me to work on-location shooting destination weddings, elopements, and other important milestones.

I’ve always enjoyed connecting with people and watching them evolve and believe that this is why my transition to photography has been a natural one. My love for artistry and transformations first began as a musician and music teacher, and eventually, it led me to pursue a new medium, which is capturing the beauty of human emotion through my lens. My dedication and discipline to the arts and to teaching provide me with innate skills to direct and pose my clients in order to create the best possible image, while also leaving space to observe and capture meaningful spontaneous moments.

Does this sound like your perfect match? Contact me so we can start planning something truly amazing!

Chelsea Catling
Chelsea Catling
Lead Associate Shooter

Chelsea is Lily Laidlaw Photography's Lead Associate Photographer and Executive Assistant. She is an invaluable member of the team who shoots weddings alongside Lily and can easily lead the team when Lily is not on set. In addition to shooting weddings for LLP, Chelsea is involved in all of the other aspects of running Lily Laidlaw Photography, from helping with editing to ensuring our clients receive the highest level of care and attention.

Kennedy Ennis
Kennedy Ennis
Associate Photographer

When she is not behind the camera, Kennedy is busy working as a Licensed Practical Nurse while finishing her Registered Nursing degree. Kennedy is very detail-oriented and is a solid second photographer. She takes considerable time to capture every detail of your wedding and is fabulous at styling flat-lays!

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10652 79 Street NW T6A 3H4 Edmonton (Alberta)

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