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Owl Eye Photography is an International Elopement, Wedding, and Portrait Photographer who takes Commercial Content Creation Photography WORLDWIDE and is based in The Bow Valley here in the Canadian Rockies throughout Banff, Canmore, and Kananaskis. Owner Kat Ocean is a director of photography and videography. An expert at working closely to ensure your goals and vision are uniquely curated through precise planning. She uses her technical skills with artificial lighting mixed with her keen eye for natural lighting. Her ability to empathetically connect with clients, makes them feel comfortable, natural, and pure. Kaitlyn cherishes the opportunity to create art from your vision!

She loves photographing the beauty of nature, combining her eye for the landscape with portraits. Kat, is a dual ski and snowboard instructor, teaches nighttime photography as well as basics of photography, and in her spare time hikes peaks, backcountry camps, canoes, cross-country skis, and surfs. She is a traveler, lover of the ocean, good food, and yoga - you will see her chase the sun from rise to setting and appreciate all art in its forms. She is recently married to Cam and is tucked away in the forest of Kananaskis with her cat Mue. Together they all enjoy adventuring life.

About Owl Eye

This award-winning photographer specializes in working with her surroundings, including natural light, technical ability in studio lighting, posing, and storytelling direction to create a once-in-a-lifetime production. Her luxury services include a vehicle that tours you for the day. Portrait Sessions, Social Reels, Live Stream, Canoe, Drone, Second Shooters, Assistants, Videographers and Wedding Planning. Along with booking any excursions for your mountain experiences, you may want to indulge in, whether local or destination. You will be walked through follow-ups, connecting through WhatsApp or Instagram, a vision board, a timeline, planning with a vendor,rs, and securing all bookings throughout your process. Permits and Business Licensescluded.

Services Offered

Owl Eye Photography offers custom collections designed for the unique needs of each client. In addition to wedding experiences, couples can avail of specialty portraits including engagement, adventure, boudoir, family, maternity and day-after sessions, as well as creative art. Kaitlyn professionally edits each image, couples can order product items from her company through wall art, album, and prints. Additional accessories are welcome and custom-made Owl Eye's team will be ready to create for you:

  • Half, Full and Multi Day Sessions
  • Photography and Videography
  • Albums, Wall Art, Prints, Digital Images
  • Canoe and Hiking Adventures
  • Helicopter, Hot Air Balloon Ride, Horse Back Riding, River Rafting Excursions
  • Planning, Organization, Client Portal (website)
  • Specialty Services

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Frequently asked questions

What primary photographic style do you identify with?


What photography services do you offer?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Add'l hours
Boudoir shoot
Custom graphics
Engagement shoot
Liability insurance
Multi. locations
Trash the dress

What photography items do you offer?

Digital files
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?

One event per day
Add'l hours
Digital files
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?

2nd shooter
Custom graphics
Digital files
Engagement shoot
Multi. locations
Save the date
Slideshow / montage
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Reviews for Owl Eye Photography

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Talisa S. Sent on 18/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

From Photographer to Friend

Kaitlyn was our wedding photographer in Bragg Creek. She created such a fun atmosphere for us throughout the day and wasn't hesitant to be adventurous at our location at Elbow Falls. She was great to work with leading up to the wedding with making decisions and preparing. Then we kept in touch after with other projects and now it feels more like we gained a friend. Definitely recommend Kaitlyn for your big, fun events!
Angela M. Sent on 20/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Grad Photos

Kaitlyn was so great! I made a very last minute booking for my daughter's graduation for her and her friends. I messaged Kaitlyn at 12am at night requesting a photo shoot for the next afternoon, she got back to me first thing in the morning and made it happen! It was only to be a couple of friends but turned out to be a large group of friends and Kaitlyn just shot away. The kids had such a great time and Kaitlyn took so many great photos in such a short period of time I don't know how she did it to be honest!
Milton T. Sent on 11/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

From the Heart: Kai's Unmatched Care and Dedication in Capturing Our Wedding Day

From the moment we first met Kai, we were struck by her warmth, her attention to detail, and her clear passion for her craft. Throughout the planning process, she was always available to answer our questions and offer helpful advice, and she took the time to get to know us as a couple, which really helped her understand our vision for the day.

Despite the challenging weather conditions on your wedding day, Kai (and Cam, second shooter and Kai’s partner - fantastic person, if you have the chance hire him as well) were absolute troopers. With temperatures reaching as low as -40 degrees Celsius, it was not an easy day for anyone involved. But even in the face of such adversity, they remained upbeat, proactive, and completely unfazed.

On the day of the wedding, Kai was an absolute joy to work with. She was incredibly organized and professional, but also relaxed and easygoing, which put us both at ease and made the whole experience so much more enjoyable. She managed to capture all of the important moments of the day without ever feeling intrusive or disruptive, and she was always on hand to offer guidance and direction when needed.

And when we received the final photos, we were absolutely blown away. Kai had managed to capture the essence of the day so perfectly, from the small, intimate moments between us and our loved ones to the grand, sweeping shots of the ceremony and reception. Her attention to detail was unparalleled.

Additionally, it was such an amazing experience that we had to repeat it (lol). We ended up hiring Kai for another session of portraits and again that was another fantastic experience, not to mention, the photos were absolutely stunning!

Overall, we can't recommend Kai highly enough. She is a true professional in every sense of the word, and her love and care for her clients really shines through in every aspect of her work. If you're looking for a photographer who will go above and beyond to capture the magic of your special day, Kai is the perfect choice. She is FANTASTIC!
Courtney B. Sent on 26/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating

5+++ Owl Eye Photography

Kaitlyn was able to capture some of the most beautiful pictures I could ever imagine . Not only did she make my fiancé and I more then comfortable and at ease . It can be stressful doing photo shoots , and Kaitlyn made every step for the way an experience . From getting my fiancé and I in canoe and rowed out to a beautiful little island. Charismatic and with a get spunky attitude Kaitlyn had us changing poses and getting us out of our confront zone . Was a absolutely wonderful experience. She will for ever be my go to photographer . She has a very keen eye , and understands the mountains so well , she new the exact time and place for perfect lighting and the best results for the perfect portraits .

I will always refer her and her crew , as the best of the best ❤️

Dana Sent on 22/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Stunning Engagement Session in Kananaskis

We just got our photos back from our engagement shoot and we are OVER THE MOON. Kaitlyn went above and beyond for us! She's an excellent guide, very personable and makes the whole experience full of fun and adventure. If I'm this excited about our engagement photos, I can't even imagine how our wedding photos will turn out. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! These photos (and the memories creating them) will be cherished forever.
Christopher W. Sent on 13/02/2022
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Canmore Wedding Photo Shoot

Kaitlyn was amazing to work with as our photographer to celebrate our honeymoon. Her overall attitude towards photography, and us as her clients was exceptional! She went above and beyond what you'd expect from a photographer; picking us up and taking us to different shooting locations, bringing us our favourite drink to celebrate our day, even going as far as to help the bride change her shoes! We would recommend Kaitlyn based off her attitude and friendliness, but the quality of our photos is a giant cherry on top.
Emma L. Sent on 13/03/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Caring, Accommodating, and Creative Photographer!

Executing a wedding in a pandemic took planning, re-planning, and re-planning some more. Contracts had to be rewritten and renegotiated every time government and health restrictions happened. And last summer that happened a lot!!!

But as my wise father said "life doesn't stop happening or go on pause" and there was no need to put our love on hold or our life goals on hold. We had to change our expectations and adjust but in the end we got married and shared the day with loved ones.

We will do something bigger with lots of dancing at our 5 year anniversary.

With how amazing Kaitlyn at Owl Eye Photography was at being adaptable, encouraging, solutions focused, creative, and just plain rad, maybe we can have her there at the 5 year too!

Thanks Owl Eye for being the anchor ⚓ throughout our day; keeping it on point, timely, and full of love!

We highly recommend her!
Josh H. Sent on 15/01/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Engagement Photo Shoot

The photos turned out incredible! Kaitlyn was very professional and very kind! We had so much fun getting our engagement photos taken. I would highly recommend Kaitlyn to take any photos that you need!
Tyson H. Sent on 18/11/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Hands Down The Best, Book Owl Eye Photography Now!!!

From provinces away, We found Kaitlyn with Owl Eye Photography. We contacted multiple photographers to get a feel for who felt the best. We found Kaitlyn with Owl Eye Photography on Wedding Wire. Right out of the gate she was prompt, courteous to our uncountable questions and was so polite all the while making sure we understood all of the packages she had to offer. Keep in mind we had never been to Lake Louise (small town Manitoba couple) so we were going into this totally blind. Kaitlyn took control and gave us the absolute best experience a person could ever, ever imagine. It was her added touches and suggestions that made our wedding. She was far beyond a photographer and went out of her way to plan us the best day we could ever ask for. We owe it all to Kaitlyn @ Owl Eye Photography and of course to Wedding Wire for the ease of finding this gem!!
Tyson S. Sent on 10/09/2020
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Elopement you lake Louise/moraine lake sept. 2020

Sam and I are from manitoba, we decided to elope to the Rockies by ourselves. We found Kaitlyn online and decide to go with it. She absolutely made the experience a 10/10. If you have any doubts or concerns going into an elopement get owl eye photography you will not regret it. 100% satisfied.
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Owl Eye Photography Real Weddings

Kate & Evan
22 Photos · 27/May/2023
Bri & Kurtis
91 Photos · 27/Jul/2019
Liza & Carl
79 Photos · 24/Jul/2019
Lynne & Carson
37 Photos · 30/Mar/2019
Jessica & Jailen
139 Photos · 30/Jan/2019
Julia & Tanner
38 Photos · 16/Sep/2017

Meet the team

Kat Ocean
Kat Ocean

Hey there! My name is Kaitlyn, some call me Kai. I'm born on Earth Day, which is my favorite because I am a total child of Mother Nature. Owl Eye Photography is my baby! I aspire to be everything that makes up of who we are by simply being myself!

Fun Facts:

  • Happily married to my soulmate
  • I've had a camera in my hand since I was 6
  • I love the ocean and forests
  • I'm a bit wild, more free-spirited person
  • Aspired Mountain Guide In Training
  • Working as an Instructor at Nakiska Ski Resort
  • My cats name is Mathiya, she lounges on my shoulder
  • I'm a sister
  • I live in the forest
  • LOVE to travel!
  • Oh, I don't drink coffee - my energy is through the roof! Tea all the way!

Jasmine Davies
Jasmine Davies
Videographer / Video Editor

My name is Jasmine, I am 24 years old born and raised in Canada. Currently residing in Canmore.

For 5 years now I have been personally documenting my life and sharing it with the world online for the sake of storytelling and sharing my experiences to inspire others through YouTube.

I find something very special about capturing moments, making magic and sharing them with people. I have a passion for teaching yoga, making music, engaging with mind, body and spirit connection on all levels.

Some videos I have produced indlude:

  • Mindful living
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Hiking
  • Snowboarding in the mountains
  • Living in Hawaii
  • Travelling on my own for months at a time

Sharing things I’ve learned along the way inspires me to impact people lives in a positive way. For me, it’s all about planting seeds of love along my journey.

I absolutely love being invited to capture moments that mean a lot to people, gifting them with an experience to reflect back on through the years. I look forward to creating sacred art with intention and contributing to the world in this way.

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