About Povazan Photography
Inspired by beautiful landscapes and photographing couples amidst breathtaking spaces, Jozef Povazan’s images will surely capture your eye. He specializes in portraiture, photojournalism, traditional, and contemporary styles and runs Povazan Photography in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Jozef considers weddings an adventure, as they challenges him as an artist and require him to be on his toes at every moment. Jozef strives to capture the emotions and energy of your big day. While Jozef enjoys documenting what is transpiring naturally, his wife Maria is his second pair of eyes, ensuring everything goes perfectly.
Jozef Povazan’s images have garnered him recognition and numerous accolades. He has received awards from prestigious photography associations, like Fearless Photographers, Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada and ISPWP (International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers). Povazan Photography was also honoured by BCWA as The Best Overall Wedding Photography team for 2015. Jozef has also served as a judge for the winter round of PWPC's wedding photography contests.
Jozef offers full-day wedding packages and covers one event per day so that he is able to give his undivided attention to capture all of your special wedding moments. Elopement wedding packages and destination wedding services are also provided by Jozef. He also offers an engagement shoot, a second shooter, and high-resolution images. The following additional services and items are also available:
Apart from documenting weddings, Jozef also covers engagement sessions. He also offers services for wedding videography.
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Sarah, Married on 21/04/2018
Big “thank you” to Jozef for his amazing photography skills! Jozef photographed our wedding this past April 2018, and he did a fabulous job! He is super personable, and he was so easy to deal with throughout the whole process, making it a very positive experience. He’s funny as well, so rest assured that there will be a lot of genuine smiles in your photos. I can’t say enough good things about him and his work. Jozef, thank you so much!
Delaine Ammaturo, Married on 05/08/2017
What an amazing, talented man - wow!! Jozef is a true professional and artist. He is hilarious, but also ready to get down to business when it is needed. It was insanely hot, and my husband was about ready to give up, but Jozef was able to motivate us to get amazing shots that will last us a lifetime. I cannot thank him enough - our children's children will see these photos! He makes everyone feel at ease and comfortable. He does not just take a photo, he makes art - what a special person. We would absolutely recommend Jozef to everyone!! He is a rockstar at what he does.
Povazan Photography's reply:
What can I say Delaine and Adam, Wow so blessed to photograph people like you and your friends and families :). I am a photographer who loves to do what you just described so perfectly in your words. Create and capture stories which will last for generations and will be shared with love and happiness for years to come. I am so happy for you that despite hot hot Kelowna weekend and fires smokes around you lived your wedding celebration and shared your love and energy together. It is always a great feeling to see brides and grooms happy looking back at their images from couple weeks back. I am so excited for you and I am looking forward to design a wedding album for you which will give this story a tangible printed dimension which will then age together with you and with children of your children :) THANK YOU for allowing me to be part of your day. Talk to you soon. Cheers, Jozef
Kiana Mills, Married on 25/06/2016
Where does one start in giving feedback on Jozef! We had an absolutely SENSATIONAL experience working with Jozef Povazan Photography. He is a true artist and master of his work. He takes wedding photos to a whole other level. The photos were beyond anything we could have imagined,
We first saw Jozef in action over 2 years ago at my sisters wedding and we were blown away by this silent Ninja that was unnoticed by all the wedding guests. When we witnessed Jozef climbing trees, jumping into bushes, getting down and dirty just to capture the perfect shot, we knew we had found our Photographer!
To trust a photographer with your wedding day is the most unconditional kind of trust... There can be no mistakes, no short comings and the couple's dependence on their photographer is unforgiving. In Jozef you know you're in capable and professional hands. At every step of the way we have felt comfortable and energized by Jozef and his work is simply masterful. Being married in Victoria at Hatley Castle and reception at Grand Pacific Hotel, Jozef never missed a beat. We had a lot of travel back and forth and he made all of our requests happen! My families love of horses was vital to our special day and he made sure that our horse and carriage ride was a highlight in the pictures.
He's personable, honest, direct, and has such a distinct and gorgeous photography style. He was easy to work with and responsive leading up to the wedding. He went over everything and helped us ladies pose for photos, which was just a great little perk of his services. On the day of the wedding, Jozef was punctual and worked his tail off! One of the biggest comments from our guests was how great Jozef was and how dedicated to getting the perfect shots he was. He also ensured that we got all the shots in but were fully present and enjoying our wedding. Once we took our couple shots we barely noticed he was there the rest of the night. Our photos are so special and we have one of kind shots to remember our perfect day for a lifetime and we have Jozef to thank! I highly recommend his services to everyone! You won't regret it! He was always super responsive to both emails and voicemail's. The days leading up to our wedding he made sure to check in and see if there were any last minute things we needed, and to confirm all the necessary details. He was prompt showing up on our wedding day, and did an awesome job capturing everything we asked him to, and all in between! We had a blast doing all different pictures with him...he is really creative and comes up with things you would never think of, and it's so exciting knowing our pictures will be so unique and reflective of us.
We are so grateful to have met Jozef and look forward to the next life event in which his lenses will be called upon. We see Jozef as "our" photographer and see him like a part of the family! How many people can say they have one for life...? After a few shots with Jozef, we know you will feel the same.
THANK YOU JOZEF :)
Povazan Photography's reply:
Hi Kiana, it is all about people in life, and I pretty much have luck to meet and photograph amazing people. It really feels for me after photographing your sister Teila wedding and now yours kind of like being a part of your family circle. I knew how your dad is going to enjoy himself at your day, families laughing together and having blast at crazy reception dancing and of course you and Jason, genuinely caring about each other and being yourselves in front of the cameras. And that is not an easy task, and you know it since Jason is the filmmaker. Your images shows your feelings for each other and candid priceless moments of two families becoming one. I always wish before any wedding if people just forget about me that I exist and then I can unfold your story as unobtrusive as I can. Your wedding party and guests were awesome and I am so honoured I could photograph your big day. Wish you all the best and looking forward to see you again. Cheers, Jozef
Jozef Povazan was the perfect photographer for our wedding. He is an extremely talented individual and has an immense knowledge of his craft. He is able to achieve amazing results from photos, even in imperfect conditions. He views your wedding as a story and captures organic moments as they unfold that depict the true joy present at your event. He also possesses an incredible work ethic. At our wedding, he was constantly on the move and was always looking for the perfect position to take the next set of pictures from. He was very flexible and willingly captured any requested shots. His personable nature made people relax for the more formal photos and multiple guests remarked positively on his presence. He even managed to get reluctant toddlers to sit still and smile for family photos! Yet, he is equally adept at stealthily taking shots so that you almost forget that he is there. Despite his extremely imposing schedule following our wedding, involving a significant amount of travel, he was able to have our photos ready on time and personally met with us to deliver the high-resolution photos. If you are looking for a photographer who has mastered his art and delivers an impressive product in a professional and charming manner then Jozef is the photographer for you.
Povazan Photography's reply:
Peter and Janis, Thank you for being yourselves and enjoying your celebration like I was not even there. Your story which I was honoured to photograph for you reflects who you are and that its how it should be. Raw emotions, loud partying time and intimate sacred moments when just the two of you were enjoying the silence of the majestic nature around you in the middle of the night. Priceless. You had an amazing support in your family and friends and the way you enjoyed your day was a joy for me to watch. Your images reflect how I witnessed your story to unfold and it was nothing short of amazing. Congratulations one more time, enjoy your new life adventures together and hopefully our paths crosses again in the future without the cameras somewhere high at the top of BC Mountain ridges you and also our family like so much to explore :). Cheers, Jozef.
Alycia, Married on 01/07/2017
How can I possibly put in to words how wonderful Jozef was... AMAZING! Not only is he a true artist, his passion for photography is like none other. He will do anything for the perfect shot, he will jump bounds to do so. Jozef was the first vendor I booked for our wedding & I thank my lucky stars that I did so. He understood what we were looking for & I know he captured it in photos. My trust in his craft & talent is 100%. Professional yet personable. He was patient yet so organized with the right amount of humour. We cannot wait to see our photos & know they will be beautiful.
Jozef, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you. Thank you for capturing our day through a story of photographs. We not only had a blast, we truly enjoyed your company. You deserve all the credit in the world. We are so grateful & cannot wait to work with you again!
Alycia & Matt Lund
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