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Last update: February 2023
Owl Eye Photography is an International Elopement Photographer who takes Initmate Wedding, Portrait, Content Creation Photography and is based in The Bow Valley Rockies throughout Kananaskis, Banff and Canmore. Owner Kat Ocean is a director of photograhy and videography and an expert at working closely to ensure your goals and vision are uniquely curated. Using her technical skills and her ability to connect with clients and make them feel comfortable, Kaitlyn cherishes the opportunity to create art from your vision!
She loves photographing in the rugged backdrop of the Canadian Rockies, combing her eye of the landscape with portraits against snow-capped peaks. Kat, is a dual ski and snowboard instructor, teaches night time photography and in her spare time hikes peaks and backcountry camps and surfs. She is a traveler, lover of the ocean and chases the sun from rise to setting and appreciates art is all its forms. She is recently married to Cam and is tucked away in Kananaskis with her cat Mue and bunny Moe. Together they all enjoy canoeing, road trips and camping!
About Owl Eye
This award-winning photographer specializes in working with her surroundings, including natural light, technical ability in studio lighting, posing, story telling direction to create once in a lifetime production. Her luxury services include a vechicle that tours you for the day. Portrait Sessions, Social Reels, Live Stream, Canoe, Drone, Second Shooters, Vdeographers and Wedding Planning for reccomended venors and booking any excursions for your mountain experience's you may want to indluged on. You will be walked through follow ups, connecting throught whatsapp or instagram, a vision board, timeline, planning with vendors and securing all bookings hroughout your process. Permits and Business Lisceneses Included.
Owl Eye Photography offers custom collections designed for the unique needs of each client. 10 weddings a year are brought on, along with 30 elopements, 30 portiats, 5 destinations and 5 Business Content. In addition to wedding expereiences, couples can avail of specialty portraits including engagement, adventure, boudoir, family, maternity and newborn and day-after sessions. Kaitlyn professionally edits each image, and couples can order product items from her company. Owl Eye team will be ready to create for you:
- Half Day and Full Day Sessions
- Photography and Videography
- Albums, Wall Art, Prints, Digital Images
- Canoe and Hiking Adventures are guided and pre planned
- Helicopter, Hot Air Balloon Ride, Horse Back Riding, River Rafting Excursions
- Planning, Organization, Client Portral (website)
- In Person and Zoom Meeting
- Specility Services
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The most spectacular engagement shoot
She helped make our dreams of a mountain and lake photoshoot a beautiful reality. Her communication for all logistics, planning and questions was impeccable, she is beyond friendly and passionate about what she does.
During our session, we hiked up Lake Moraine and finished with a canoe and in water photos, despite how cold the glacier water was, she was fully committed to creating our dream. Kaitlyn was an absolute pleasure to create with and made us feel so comfortable in front of the camera. Our photos are absolutely breathtaking, to say she is an expert in her trade would simply not be enough. Thank you Kaitlyn for your passion, creativity and now friendship. You made our dreams come true.
Stunning Engagement Session in Kananaskis
From the Heart: Kai's Unmatched Care and Dedication in Capturing Our Wedding 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!
Canmore Wedding Photo Shoot
5+++ Owl Eye Photography
I will always refer her and her crew , as the best of the best ❤️
Engagement Photo Shoot
Elopement you lake Louise/moraine lake sept. 2020
Caring, Accommodating, and Creative Photographer!
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!
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Meet the team
Hey there! My name is Kaitlyn, some call me Kai. I'm 27 on Earth Day, which is my favourite 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!
- 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 of two sisters, one brother and a crazy loving mom
- Camryn Cheeseman is the name of my boyfriend
- I live in a cottage with no cell phone reception in Kananaskis
- LOVE to travel!
- I pretty much binge watch anything that has to do with vikings, witches, mystery and drama!
- Oh, I don't drink coffee - my energy is through the roof! Tea all the way!
I'm currently working towards getting my level 4 as a dual Ski/Snowboard Instructor through CASI & CSIA. As well, my guiding courses through IGA to become a photography tour guide.
My biggest dream is to have an add on Backcountry All Inclusive Service where I will guide my clients and host workshops into the deep woods of the Rockies. I plan on teaming up with some local companies to add diverse activity within water rafting, horseback riding, cave touring, helicopter adventures, and alpine activities + more.
You may find me as a photographer instructor at artsPlace, Canmore. I do host private sessions and recently started a YouTube channel to curiate more of my teachings and art!
I shoot on a Canon 5D Mark iii, Pentax Z70, Polaroids, Nikon D7100 and learning how to fly Drones.
Creative Portrait is my hobby as it holds the Fine Art true to itself. I like to think I am alright at photoshop, as I have spent many long hours creating images from images and beyond!
Video editing is pretty neat to and I got some gear to help me curate short films to add more of moving vibes for my clients wedding day!
Essentially when it comes to cameras, photography, film - COUNT ME IN!
I love creating moments, because this life is all we have for now! Making laughs and new found friendships are the most importrant and I hope we get that opportunity together!
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
- 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.
Hey I'm Sean and I was born in New Brunswick; however, spent my younger years learning and growing up in beautiful British Columbia. I graduated from BCIT with a diploma in Marketing Management (professional sales option) and went on to sell products and services for the industrial sector.
Eventually my career path led to relocating in Alberta where I fell in love with the mountains and decided to make it home. Inspired by my surroundings, I began to focus my time on wildlife photography which led me to meet new people and open the doors for new opportunity.
After connecting with Kaitlyn Hoover (Owl Eye Photography) I finally had the mentorship needed to achieve these goals; with new skills, and positive leadership I quickly went from an assistant to lead photographer in no time.
Currently, I am the owner of Murchadh Marketing which provides online solutions for small businesses looking to improve their SEO and overall digital presence. Continually working on my photography skills, I look forward to future opportunities, as well as the challenges that come along with them.