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Photo Locations is Calgary?

July 30, 2017 10:18:11 pm

Posted in Calgary, AB, Canada
Emptyprofileicon j l Wedding date: August 18, 2012 Calgary, AB, Canada

Hello Everyone,

I am new to Calgary (and so is my photographer) so we were wondering if anyone had suggestions for good photography sites in the city?? It doesn't have to be conventional...these are the ideas I have so far:

1) Princess Island Park (default if I can't come up with anything else)
2) Devonian Gardens (if it rains!)

The wedding is in August, so outdoors would be ideal. :)

Thanks in advance!
Jennifer

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Emptyprofileicon Kelly Renkema Wedding date: August 11, 2012 Calgary, AB, Canada

July 19, 2012 11:09:54 am

Congrats Jennifer - I am also getting married in August!

We were originally going to do our outdoor photos in Reader Rock Garden but have since then had a family friend offer their landscaped yard. We are still doing some photos in Fish Creek Park, but there are a number of other parks in Calgary we had looked at. NE of the stampede grounds there are some old ruins that make great photos! We also looked at Confederation Park, Baker Park (may need to reserve this site through the City of Calgary website as a lot of people use this location), Riley Park, and a number of different parks downtown. Here is a link that should help you narrow down your search - http://www.cocnmp.com/parks/

I hope you get the photos of your dreams, sunshine and great weather!

Kelly.

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Emptyprofileicon Malynda and Alex Kouperman Wedding date: July 05, 2009 Calgary, AB, Canada

July 19, 2012 11:43:31 am

Hi Jennifer,

We did our wedding photos at Heritage Park. There are TONS of great spots for unique photos there both inside and outside.

Good luck and enjoy!

Malynda

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Emptyprofileicon j l Wedding date: August 18, 2012 Calgary, AB, Canada

July 20, 2012 7:27:55 pm

Thanks Kelly! And congrats to you also! That parks map is exactly what I was looking for. I think we will scope some out this weekend! I was also confused about reserving parks...hopefully it's not costly..but I'll call the city and ask.

Malynda - Thanks for the suggestion of Heritage Park - that would make for some interesting (and fun)photos!

I will post what I go with :) I still have a few weeks yet too.

Cheers,
Jennifer

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223234 Amy Scott Wedding date: March 17, 2012 Calgary, AB, Canada

July 23, 2012 4:03:04 pm

Congratulations Jennifer!

We were married in Calgary this past March. We had some photos done downtown on Stephen Avenue(9th ave between 3rd street and center street SW), Princes Island Park, crescent heights over looking downtown and the river, SAIT and a ball diamond :)(none of which we paid a fee to take pictures)
I hear the peace bridge from Kensington to downtown is beautiful and different.
Fort Calgary is nice and different too!

Where is your ceremony? How long do you have set aside for pictures?
Best of luck and if you need any help let me know
Amy
Amy_scott_253@hotmail.com

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Emptyprofileicon j l Wedding date: August 18, 2012 Calgary, AB, Canada

August 07, 2012 8:53:39 pm

Ok so I think I'm leaning towards SAIT location/Confederation Park (mostly because it is NW)....otherwise I'd totally opt for Heritage Park!

Do you ladies have any suggestions for indoor locations? (as a backup plan if it rains?) I really wanted photos in Livingston Place (Office Tower downtown) it has a "living" wall with greenery up to the ceiling...super pretty, but unfortunately they refuse to allow photos due to "liability risks"?!?! So that was a FAIL. I'm also hesitant to use Devonian since it just opened, and will likely be chaotic.

Again, any suggestions are welcome. Thanks again!
Jennifer

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Emptyprofileicon Malynda and Alex Kouperman Wedding date: July 05, 2009 Calgary, AB, Canada

August 07, 2012 9:31:47 pm

Hi Jennifer,

I haven't been there, but have heard good things about The Lougheed House (downtown). I'll message you if I think of anything else! Crossing my fingers for good weather for you! :)

Malynda

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