Cara & Trevor-74 April 18

A Sweetly Unique Fairmont Jasper Mountain Wedding

  The wonderfully unique wedding of Cara & Trevor was set in the mountains of Jasper, Alberta on a very cold day.  At some point during the day, the weather was -40, but the sky was clear and beautiful and the snowy peaks were highlighted against the backdrop of the gorgeous Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.   […]

Hair & Make up April 11

Luxe Hair + Make-up Team Combo!

Photography by Benamoz has brought on a new team member! We are excited about this co-operative relationship.  For quite some time, we have sought out the perfect personality, hair/make-up combo and a true professional – let me tell you after working with many artists, our never-ending search has finally come to an end! Sandra has worked with […]

cover March 21

Presenting a Client Photography Gift – Its all in the Framing!

After pouring my heart into any photography session and finding it has come to a close, I think about a personal gift for my clients.  I have spent a number of hours with them and often, we end up coming to a certain friendship.  Giving a personalized photography gift at the end of the session […]

Children's Photography March 14

Should I go with family formals on my wedding day?

Many wedding couples are torn between the traditional-style family portraits (also known as “Heritage Photographs”) and the natural unposed approach.  Our photography style is predominately a photojournalistic viewpoint and lovely couples seek us out specifically for that reason.  Although the typical family wedding portrait seems to be going by the wayside, it often ends up as part […]

Expecting Aliyah-6 February 28

“Waiting”

We have been honored to photograph the wonderful life’s journey of KATHY & LUKE; from their engagement to their wedding and now their firstborn and we are so touched to be a part of it.  Parenthood is such a tremendous journey…wishing you very few sleepless nights KATHY & LUKE – our heartfelt congratulations! I vision […]

Denise & Donavin-44 February 20

Your Dream is a Possibility!

We see you at your most beautiful, capturing you, your love, your creative and open heart through natural gesture & the eye of our lens. Watch our video then write and tell us what you’ve been thinking about in your photographic dreams! We want to hear from you! ~ Benamoz Note the photos in this video […]

Risque February 14

7 Lovely Ways to Make the Most of Your Engagement Session

Hello Creative Hearts! Spring is soon here and so too, is the time to think about your engagement session. Not only is it a perfect time to document your love and your unique personalities, but it is the perfect time to play artistically. You have chosen us as your photographers for that reason – we are […]

A blog about Gregory's book! February 07

Gregory Heisler: 50 Amazing Portraits

“It’s a creative juices thing…” It’s been about a year since I have actually purchased a book. Since my iPad, everything has been e-books, apps and mags from the Apple Store, but as soon as I heard “Gregory Heisler 50 Portraits - Stories and Techniques from a Photographers Photographer” was going to print, I pre-ordered mine […]

M&C Getting Ready-45 January 31

Rainy Day Wedding

Welcome to the Wedding of Michael & Chenxing!  This beautiful, rainy day Autumn Wedding speaks to the romantic heart in so many ways.  From the beautiful bride to her lovely details, the intimate reception with close-knit family and friends to the unique bridal portraiture session in the park, under an umbrella – yes it did […]

Vintage Vogue Wedding January 28

Vintage Vogue Wedding

There are few weddings that stand out, however the wedding of Brett and Amber truly pull at our heart strings!  Vintage Chic with a modern twist can barely begin to describe this breathtaking wedding.  From getting ready at the classy Roxx salon & spa, to the classic hot car, beautiful details, indeed, “Vintage Vogue” comes […]

Fairmont wedding January 27

Romantic Mountain Wedding at Lake Louise

The wedding day of Jason and Christine started out at sunrise, a dreamy scene, warm, serene and at the home of our brides parents on the outskirts of Calgary, where a beautiful tea ceremony was held.  How can you go wrong with such a vibrant palette of colours, all the family gathered around — not […]

20140123-124004.jpg January 24

On the Morning of Your Wedding

“On the day of your wedding, walk and move in slow motion. At the top of the aisle, just stop, look at your fiancé in the eyes and connect with him, take a minute or two, it’s all about the two of you, just stop, soak him in, connect with him, lock in time that […]

LA Models-6 January 09

6 Minute Model Shoot

What can you do in six minutes? Brew a good cup of coffee, skim a magazine article, Something About Mary’s “6 Minute Ay-abs”, maybe, but a photography session? It is possible when you have a great team and all of the right elements! To describe the session (it will take me longer than six minutes); […]

Fairmont Hotel Mac Wedding - Photography by Benamoz January 07

Glamorous Garden Wedding at the Fairmont

We have special wedding to share, a glorious and modern event set at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald. Complete with a gorgeous couple, beautiful gardens, an elegant dress and breathtaking design!  Come celebrate the wedding of Danielle & Michael! Thanks and enjoy!

January 03

Living in the Moment

“Couples choose unplugged weddings not just to ensure the quality of professional images. They also do it to keep guests engaged and focused on the ceremony itself.” I recently read an interesting article from CNN entitled: “When snap-happy guests go too far” all about photo-bombing at weddings.This hits very close to home for me as it is a very […]

Liz & Binh-47 December 29

Butterfly Devonian Garden Wedding

This romantic wedding speaks to the heart with its small ceremony, storybook garden setting, vivid colour and Anne of Green Gables bridge set over the prettiest lake.  One cannot help but be taken in by such utter romance! View the full video in HD here and more photos below!

Fresh Florals December 27

Fresh Florals Portraiture

Inspired by a warm summer breeze, flowers and a beautiful model, this session could easily be mistaken for a ‘Free People’ or ‘Crabtree’ ad.  Our session time was spent in the wonderful outdoors, some inspiration brought in by dark composites, florals and trees/woods, finishing with a gorgeous sunset. Special thanks to our model Roxy, who […]

J&A December 05

Sweet Wedding Portrait Session

The Wedding of Joshua + Abbey We are so pleased to present Joshua and Abbey’s lovely wedding! We could not help but get caught up in the closeness of friends and family, the back-to-nature feel and the love of the mountains they brought to their day!  For this blog entry we are including more images […]

Denise & Donavin Print November 22

Forest Romance

The Wedding of Denise & Donavin: Canadian Wedding Photographer If I had to describe this wedding in one sentence, I would need to convey its incredible warmth; we were struck by the closeness, the love and laughter of family and friends surrounding Denise and Donavin…their day was a perfect reflection of them!  What a wonderfully […]

CFR Day 5-14 November 16

Faces of the CFR – Day 5

Congratulations to another great year at the CFR!  

CFR Day 4-27 November 15

Faces of the CFR – Day 4

Day 4 of the Canadian Finals Rodeo.  We are nearing the end of the 40th Anniversary finale!

CFR Day 2 - Photography by Benamoz-8 November 15

Faces of the CFR – Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the Canadian Finals Rodeo!

CFR Day 2 - Photography by Benamoz-40 November 09

Faces of the CFR – Day 2

Day 2 of the Canadian Finals Rodeo!! Project by International Freelance Photographer; Photography by Benamoz Ltd.

CFR Day 1 - Photography by Benamoz-6 November 08

Faces of the CFR – Day 1

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CFR ON IT’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY!! Come along with us on a photo journey as we capture 5 full days of the 40th Anniversary of the CFR, hosted by the City of Edmonton’s Northands!  We have chosen the best of the best of the wonderful people, personalities, faces and interaction between man and animal – […]

Serenity November 04

“Serenity”

When I photograph a subject, I not only wish to capture them within a certain moment in time, but to catch the essence of their very soul – at times revealed in just a flicker in that moment in time. Creative Portrait Installment 2: Serenity prayer in New York City. Photography by Benamoz Ltd.

Mother's Haven October 31

“A Mother’s Haven”

Welcome to our latest endeavor titled the Creative Portrait Series; a collection of portraits designed to invoke thought and emotion. Installment 1: “A Mother’s Haven” – a striking pose between mother and son. Photography by Benamoz Ltd.

Renee & Chris-2 October 29

Vintage Backyard Wedding

We love this sweet Canadian lakeside wedding full of wonderful sentiments; the bride wearing her mother’s wedding dress, the groom literally sweeping her off her feet at the ceremony, twin john deer bicycles, a rolls royce getaway car and beautiful vintage details throughout! View more photos and the full storybook setting in HD Video here! […]

Love in Gesture-41 October 16

“Love in Gesture”

There is a story to be told in every photo!  One of our images was recently voted photo of the week by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.  In NAPP’s post, Larry Becker states “I’d bet Daniel Lynch (Photography by Benamoz) gets a lot of referral business from happy couples. Look through his couples portrait sessions […]

corey-and-christine-9 October 16

Gorgeous Vintage Engagement – Edmonton

There are some absolutely outstanding engagement sessions that truly stand out.  This one in particular, a super-sweet couple, divinely in love, draws you in with their ease in front of the camera and with each other.  Our locations were, to say the least, outstanding! Our day started out a a train museum, followed by some […]

Kathy & Luke-59 October 10

Hastings Lake Love

Kathy and Luke were blessed with the most beautiful summer wedding day!  We started early with hair and makeup for Kathy, her sister, bridesmaid and mom – everyone wide awake and excited for the day.  Luke and his crew were not too far down the road getting ready for the morning ceremony; when the time […]

Lovely colors that Inspire October 09

My Photography Workspace – from the editing desk…

As PBB’s creative Editor, I have discovered that I need to have a tidy and inspirational work environment! It is vital for both keeping my creative flow uninterrupted and for organizational purposes when tracking our projects. When I began my workspace project, it was opportunity to not only create a lovely and organized space but to informally […]

Carry my Bride September 23

Red is Meant for Good Luck

A little look at a beautiful wedding set at Lake Louise Fairmont.  Just a peek for now, but more to come! Congrats Jason + Christine!

Liz & Binh-54 September 19

Should You Avoid Posting Your Pro Photos on FB?

Does Facebook have the power to alter and sell your images? Social media is ever-changing – it is, for the most part, a photographer’s primary way of getting clients to ‘see’ us.  Until recently, Facebook has been one of my favorite social media posting resources, but as of late, that has certainly changed. Apparently, Facebook’s […]

www.photographybybenamoz.com September 06

My Groom Waits

A beautiful bride looks out the window just before meeting her husband-to-be. This photo captures the bride’s sense of calm before the bustle of the day’s activity is about to begin. Taking the time to capture an image such as this during the getting ready portion of the wedding day, gives her a moment to […]

MicaelaVogue September 02

Fashion Session Photography

Beautiful in Red-3 August 22

Lady in Red; Portrait

    A beautiful “National Geographic” type-portrait.  Taken on the outskirts of Edmonton, Alberta Canada.

www.photographybybenamoz.com August 21

I Will Follow You into the Dark

As we head into late summer and start to think about fall weddings and engagements, we thought we would post our latest ‘fall-like’ engagement photo session….congrats to Chenxing & Michael who will be getting married very soon!  Check out their full video here with a surprise ending! Happy Wednesday! Benamoz http://www.photographybybenamoz.com

www.photographybybenamoz.com July 29

Lakeside Romance

Take a beautiful day, a red canoe, a gorgeous lakeside cabin and a couple in love – you will have a recipe for the ultimate engagement session.   We are always honored when couples invite us into their stories and this one is ultra-sweet!  Abbey & Joshua were actually engaged at this very spot and wished […]

20130725-103142 July 25

Canada’s Top Photographer Nomination!

I knew it was going to be a good day when I opened my mail to find a message from Bride.Canada informing us that we have 4 finalist images for TOP engagement photos throughout all of Canada!  Having this number of images to the finals from one photographer has never been seen, and so, we […]

Denise & Donavin-44 July 25

Mediterranean Love

“On the hills edge overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, he proposed to me on one knee”. Denise and Donavin had a beautiful engagement story and we wished to portray that story through their session with us.  Who wouldn’t love their adventurous spirits, running and splashing through water, jumping into the lake in their clothes, and then their […]

Danielle & Michael July 04

Romance in the Ruins

        This location and couple had us at ‘hello’!  Take an ultra-windy day (we love these kinds of days) and a couple that look like GQ models in love that are ultimately, definitely not shy in front of the camera…well, folks, this is how award-winning photos are made!  See their engagement story […]

Edmonton Eskimo Engagement Session June 24

Eskimo Love

A teaser from this latest engagement session in Edmonton, Alberta.

Liz & Binh-6 June 21

Rainy Day

View the full video engagement session on YouTube here!  Enjoy!!

Edmonton Wedding Photographer, Photography by Benamoz June 17

Hot Cars

Recently voted ‘popular’ on 500px.com! Sweet couple in gorgeous Barracuda cars.

Mr. Jay Maisel June 03

Photographer Jay Maisel ~The Study of Photography

The study of photography is a constant in our lives.  No matter how great a photographer you think may be, study is vital to getting even better. We want to share with you, some of our favorite photographers that we look up on a regular basis.  Good people whose images and techniques we take a close look […]

Photography by Benamoz Ltd. May 13

HD Photography Video for 2013; Canadian Photographer

HD Photography Video for 2013; Canadian Photographer Check out our latest Photography video for 2013.  Initially, it was just a fun project, but we have found it to be a great hit and our clients love to see what we are up to!  Thanks to all of those who watch: we can’t wait to hear […]

Christine & Cory Wedding Portraits-94 May 10

A Beautiful Vintage Wedding

Beautiful Canadian wedding below, the full (complimentary) beautiful photographic story album can be viewed here in video format.  Enjoy!  

Garden Gate May 01

The Garden Gate

A beautiful flower bush guards over a garden gate, photograph taken in December, 2013, a residential area in LA, California. Beautiful flowers growing over a garden gate in Winter, Los Angeles, California.

kelsydavin-62 April 25

“GQ” Couple

Garden Love Engagement Session, Edmonton Alberta The day was warm and beautiful and our couple equally so!   See the entire Engagement Session at www.photographybybenamoz.com! 

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