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PhotoArt4U

Calgary, Alberta View map

About

Zev Vitaly Abosh is the owner and main photographer of PhotoArt4U, a wedding, portrait, and lifestyle photography studio in Calgary, Alberta, which he founded in 2000. PhotoArt4U offers an eclectic mix of modern, editorial, and journalistic photographic approaches, with a bit of traditional touch. Also working closely within the fashion industry, Zev loves to implement creative styles into his work as well. Though based in Calgary, he is available for any local and international destinations for both weddings and other events.

Services Offered

PhotoArt4U provides a variety of photography services and products to help commemorate couples’ special days. Some of these are standard with every booking, such as an engagement photo session, guest signing album with engagement images, unlimited proofs and high-resolution digital files, and a trash-the-dress photo session. Others are available as additional options for an extra fee, including a second photographer and full-day video coverage. To-be-weds may also opt to add the Modern Wedding Albums Trio, a signature set of three custom-designed albums for the couple, parents, and other loved ones. Zev offers complimentary consultations so that couples have the chance to meet him in person and share their wedding visions. This photographer specializes in weddings, fashion, and boudoir photography but is also experienced with supplying photography services for the following:

  • Bar/bat mitzvahs
  • Bridal showers
  • Corporate events
  • Engagement parties
  • Graduations

Highlights

Photography Services

2nd shooter, add'l hours, boudoir shoot, engagement shoot, high-res, liability insurance, trash the dress

Starting Package

$3,000

Most Popular Package

$6,500

More information

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Photojournalism
Portraiture

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Flush mount
Matted prints
Prints
Proofs

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

One event per day
Digital files
Engagement shoot
High-res
Multi. locations
Proofs

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

One event per day
2nd shooter
Add'l hours
Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Engagement shoot
High-res
Proofs

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    Twyla C. Married on 14/09/2019
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    The Absolute Best

    Zev was recommended to me and I have recommended him to everyone. He's fun to work with, has great ideas, listens to all requests, and is excellent value for what you get. He's supportive all the way through, even with advice on other wedding planning items and after the event as well.
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    Genesis J. Married on 24/08/2019
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    Loved Zev!

    Zev was recommended to us by a friend who modelled for him for events. He was amazing! Made us feel super comfortable while shooting our engagement shoots and during the wedding. He had some creative ideas and he was very personable with not only us, but our guests too! He managed to capture this amazing group shot of our entire wedding party, friends and family after our ceremony and it’s a photo that I’ll forever cherish.
    He captured all of our memorable moments during our wedding and we couldn’t have chosen a better photographer. Thanks Zev!
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    Christie A. Married on 01/09/2018
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    Amazing!!!

    Zev was incredible! He did our engagement photos and wedding day as part of his package. Our engagement photos were personalized as my hubby wanted to dress up as Batman. He allowed time for the "costume change" so we had both batman and reg photos. The wedding day he dedicated the entire day to us. Getting ready (both bride and groom) the ceremony, photos of the wedding party and just the couple, and the entire reception. We got more photos then we ever knew what to do with haha. Zev gave us instructions on how to pose (I don't know what I'm doing haha) and made us feel comfortable in front of the camera. We changed location multiple times and I could not be more thrilled with the perfect wedding pictures we have!!
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    Anastasia S. Married on 13/07/2018
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    Incredible photographer!

    Zev is one of a kind! We have done numerous sessions with him. I would recommend him for anything you're looking for. From city looks to nature shoots to boudoir and to the best wedding photos, he is an expert on it all! He is very professional and I would highly recommend him.
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    Talia T. Married on 21/08/2021
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    Elopement in the Mountains

    Professional, talented, and caring!
    From tying my husbands tie to staying longer than expected, Zev made our special day unforgettable with extraordinary photos for a lifetime!
    We got the elopement package (covid time) and we were worried we might not get enough family photos but Zev made it work 😊 I would recommend this service in a heartbeat!
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    Devon M. Married on 23/08/2018
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    The best I've experienced.

    From the first time I met Zev (photographed my now brother in laws wedding) to current, he goes out of his way to make sure you're taken care of. I felt as if we were friends and I still feel as such.
    After seeing his work at my in laws wedding I knew it had to be Zev for my wedding, no one else.
    From the consultation, which was personal and informative. My now wife and I had no idea what we were looking for and were I'll prepared, Zev came with advice and ideas as well as his list of vendors. Through zev we sourced our DJ. (We had already found the rest of our vendors)
    Wedding day he was early, he was very fun to be around and work with. He was not intrusive but felt like a member of the group while we were getting ready

    With full day coverage we also got a complimentary engagement session and we couldn't be happier with that idea! We didnt even plan on getting engagement photos.

    During the wedding he had to bring in a second shooter for a specific request (at no extra charge!) She was also great to work with we loved her.
    Zev captured every moment we wanted and more. Moments we didnt know we wanted to remember untill we saw our photos.

    Zev under promised and absolutely ABSOLUTELY over delivered.
    I love his natural editing style, or lack of editing rather. The fact that my images look amazing without needing post production touch up says everything.

    From start to finish I am more than happy with my choice to invest in photoart4u for my wedding and If I had to do it all again I would use Zev again.

    Cant forget my impromptu man pregnancy session during my photos with the best man! (In photos)

    Very professional
    Very friendly
    Hilarious
    Well priced
    Very flexible (available for my thursday wedding)
    I dont think I have enough room to carry on with this review.

    Thank you Zev for your hard work and beautiful photos of my wedding. Thank you for the knowledge you've passed on to me and for making my memories last forever.
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    Marco R. Married on 28/07/2018
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    Fantastic Photographer

    Excellent experience! Zev is extremely accommodating and went out of his way to pre scout our photo locations with us. He was with us for the entire day including ceremony, photos, and reception! Zev was very flexible and was willing to allow us creative input during all the photos. He is very professional and knowledgeable about his craft. Great value for price! Would highly recommend him! We were truly blown away with the quality of pictures.
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    Vered Married on 03/09/2017
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    Have at list 3 locations in the city
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    Magdalena Married on 09/04/2016
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    I don't know where to begin so I will start with the word AWESOME! From the beginning till now because Zev is the kind of photographer that makes you feel like you are part of his family. From the moment we met at Starbucks to talk about our wedding till the very end Zev was very informative, innovative, creative, professional, great sense of humour and just made you feel at ease. He has brilliant ideas when it comes to creating beautiful photography. Our wedding was captured perfectly, it matched our personalities and Zev's creativity. I never worried about anything (light, dark, rain, sun) because Zev always had a Plan B and it was just as good as Plan A. I got married once but I can tell you that I will be shooting with Zev many more times after that. P.S. Galit (his wife) is a gem and you must meet her.

PhotoArt4U Real Weddings

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PhotoArt4U 1
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If you found us on WeddingWire we will give you a 10% discount on our services. Remember to show us your voucher when you come see us.
PhotoArt4U 2
Gift

An EXCLUSIVE offer you will not find anywhere in our area.

16 page 8x8" album, featuring YOUR ENGAGEMENT images, where your guests can sign and leave their wishes and congratultaions, suring your reception.

Please contact for full details.

Meet the Team

Zev  Abosh
Zev Abosh
Photographer / Owner

My name is Zev and I'm a Calgary based wedding and lifestyle photographer.

I love working at our amaizng backyard (Canadian Rockies) but I'm also available anywhere on the globe, depends on the details of your wedding/event/project. In case you're planning a destination wedding - I have special and exlusive offers for "bucket list" destinations.

Photography for me is a way of life. As much as I love my free and quality time, you will rarely find me without a camera in my hand...

You probably have heard the traditional - "I love what I do" statement...
For me - "I DO what I LOVE" - and I stongly believe there is a difference.

I'd love to hear from you and if we're a good fit - I'd love to capture the story of your Big Day.

Zev

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