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20 Real Estate and Architectural Photographers to Watch Out for in Vancouver

20 Real Estate and Architectural Photographers to Watch Out for in Vancouver
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In the infamously competitive Vancouver real estate market, developers, property managers, real estate agents, interior designers and architects need all the tools, technology and innovation to market their listings. In the quest for the ideal buyer, real estate professionals employ a wide array of property marketing solutions, with real estate and architectural photography at the top.

So, after tracking down 30 of the most amazing real estate photographers in Toronto, we took a look around and found 20 of Vancouver’s top real estate and architectural photographers. In no particular order, here they are – so make sure you scroll all the way down!

Pixilink SolutionsGordon Waddington Photography
360hometours.caBump Media
Suzanne Rushton PhotographyFive Star Images
Highline WestDark Room
Barn Owl PhotographyRAEF Architectural Photographer
Snowchimp CreativeKimber Images
Andrew Fyfe PhotographyIvan Chan Photography
Brad Hill Imagingishot.ca
Martin Knowles Photo/Mediajohnbentley.ca

Pixilink Solutions

Professional Real Estate Marketing company Pixilink Solutions offers everything from photography, floor plans and feature sheets, to websites, and video, virtual tour and drone services. Boasting the latest in camera tech, the company delivers magazine-quality imagery. Booking their services can be seamlessly done online, 24/7. The company also offers a dedicated app.


Founded in 2006, 360hometours.ca offers a wide array of visual real estate marketing solutions, like virtual tours, floor plans, and real estate photography, videography and dronography. The company is also versed in services such as 3D imagery, twilight, architectural and commercial photography, and cinematic real estate marketing films, and also provides staging services in Greater Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Professionals looking to go the extra mile for that sale can also choose custom social media teasers, animated branding packages, and mandarin translation and voice-over services.

Suzanne Rushton Photography

Suzanne Rushton Photography services not only Vancouver, but also outlying areas such Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster, White Rock, Delta, North and West Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Surrey and Port Moody. Photographer Suzanne Rushton handles event, corporate, destination, landscape photography as well as portraits, real estate photography, and custom architectural photography.

Highline West

Architectural photography specialists Highline West collaborate with real estate agents, architectural firms and real estate development companies. The Vancouver-based company covers the Lower Mainland, as well as areas beyond. Highline West handles corporate and private portraiture with both indoor shots at the company’s private studio, as well as outdoor photography. When it comes to the real estate market, the company excels at residential real estate photography and architectural fine art imagery. Employing the latest tech, Highline West offers aerial/drone, interior, commercial retail, interior design, home staging, renovation, panoramic, lifestyle, real estate marketing photography services.

Barn Owl Photography

Specializing in architectural and real estate photography, Barn Owl Photography has a long list of happy clients ranging from art galleries, to brokers, real estate developers and property managers. Barn Owl handles 2D and 3D floor plans, 360° virtual tours, real estate, business profile and video biography videos, and photography. The company operates in both the residential and commercial real estate world, across properties of all sizes.

Snowchimp Creative

Operating in the real estate, architecture and hospitality sectors, Snowchimp Creative consists of co-owners and photographers Darren Sutherland and Trenton Lepp, and copywriter and lead designer Max Hirtz. Whether in need of 3D visualization and custom web design services, floorplans or print design services, such as feature sheets and rebranding, Snowchimp Creative handles all. Of course, the trio also provides a bevy of photography and videography services, including corporate videos.

Andrew Fyfe Photography

Whether it’s portraiture, architectural or landscape photography Andrew Fyfe handles it all at Andre Fyfe Photography, along with lifestyle and wedding photography. Previously a pilot, Andrew Fyfe initially started out with aerial photography. Nowadays, Fyfe often operates in the real estate world, providing services such as interior design, outdoor, amenity, cityscape, luxury and rural real estate, as well as destination photography for both residential and commercial properties.

Brad Hill Imaging

Brad Hill Imaging provides architectural and commercial photography, as well as cookbook publishing services. Operating under the tagline “I make Art of your Art.”, Brad Hill has over 8 years’ experience providing landscaping, amenity, homes, kitchen and bathroom photography services. Brad Hill Imaging also covers industrial, print and online marketing, industry award, and internal and external annual report photography. His work has appeared in numerous books and publications.

Martin Knowles Photo/Media

Martin Knowles founded Martin Knowles Photo/Media in 2007, and has since worked with architectural, design and real estate developer professionals intensely, earning several awards such as Supplier of the Year 2012 and Volunteer of the Year in 2015 at the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association’s awards. A Tier 1 member of the Interior Designers of Canada, as well as a sponsor of the Vancouver Heritage Foundation, Martin Knowles Photo/Media is also committed to environmental sustainability by making wide use of bike transportation and car sharing services.
The company services a wide range of real estate products, including residential properties, commercial, cultural, educational, health, office, religious, commercial, marine, utility and community properties.


Based in North Vancouver, PANOTORA specializes in product photography and imaging for websites, online listings, and social media. In addition to real estate and Airbnb photography, real estate professionals can make use of other visual services like 360-degree product imaging, virtual reality tours and panorama photography. Their diverse portfolio of local and international e-commerce businesses ranges from online stores and restaurant owners to real estate professionals and various small businesses.

Gordon Waddington Photography

Gordon Waddington Photography is helmed by hospitality, real estate, hotel and architectural photographer Gordon Waddington. 360° virtual tours, still, elevated, branding, amenity, outdoor and interior design photography are all provided by Waddington. Although based in Vancouver, Gordon Waddington Photography operates throughout British Columbia.

Bump Media

Based in North Vancouver, Bump Media covers a variety of marketing solution for real estate professionals. The company creates custom realtor websites, branded print solutions such as feature sheets and bespoke floor plans. Bump Media also offers interior and exterior photography services including kitchen, amenity and panoramic photography, as well as outdoor and cityscape shots, along with videography services.

Five Star Images

Vancouver real Estate photography company Five Star Images covers a wide area outside the 416 as well, including, but not limited to, Horseshoe Bay, Mission, Richmond, Port Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Burnaby and Maple Ridge. The company offers a 24-hour turnaround and clients can book services online 24/7. Five Star Images offers complimentary MLS upload with all services, whether it is mobile-compatible virtual tours, panoramic shots, or slideshows complete with YouTube upload. Five Star Images also handles indoor and outdoor real estate photography projects, including kitchen, bathroom, and amenity photography.

Dark Room

Photography and video production company Dark Room is active in the real estate, TV, film, video production and wedding sectors, but is also experienced in studio and location portraiture. When it comes to the real estate sector, Dark Room provides kitchen, bathroom, amenity, interior design, exterior, architectural and real estate photography services.

RAEF Architectural Photographer

With over 20 years of experience, Raef of RAEF Architectural Photographer has a vast experience to draw on in his work, which includes real estate marketing, company portfolio or magazine and editorial photography. Raef operates from Vancouver and Atlanta, covering Canada and the USA, with global propositions also welcome. Raef provides aerial, motion, interior, exterior, industrial and panorama photography services, as well as print media solutions.

Kimber Images

Launched in 2013, Kimber Images is helmed by David Kimber, an Art Institute of Vancouver graduate with a degree in Film and Video. Based in Surrey, BC David Kimber operates throughout Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Photography services include interior, exterior, twilight and evening shoots, as well as elevated photography. Versed in the world of real estate photography, Kimber Images also offers videography, drone photography and videography services, and interior design and commercial shoots as well. Clients include Leftcoast Homes, Macdonald Realty and Naturally Crafted Cinstruction among others.

Ivan Chan Photography

Active since 2011, Ivan Chan Photography services the business and real estate sector of Vancouver, with some of the top real estate players in the area among clients – Sutton West Coast Realty, Royal Pacific Realty and Team 3000 Realty. The company provides a wide range of marketing solutions that include web design, photo editing, brochure, graphic design and branding services, as well as 360°interactive virtual tours, corporate portraiture, video production, and of course, real estate photography and video services, that also include feature sheets, video tours, evening and twilight shoots and property slideshows.


The team at ishot.ca consists of Vincent Lee, founder and principal photographer, Monika Chan, post production specialist, Dan Lum, lead floor plan technician, David Yeung, videographer and partner Leon Ng. As such, the company provides a wide range of services such as bathroom, kitchen, indoor, outdoor, amenity and panoramic photography. ishot also creates floorplans, property videos, 3D scans, virtual walkthroughs and aerial videos.


Vancouver-based John Bentley is an architectural photographer who covers not only the Lower Mainland, but also travels on assignment throughout North America. A former marketing expert, Bentley brings his years of experience in the corporate world to offer a wide array of real estate marketing tools through johnbentley.ca. Founded in 2010, the company collaborates with architects, interior designers, real estate agents, staging professionals, renovation experts, builders, marketers, as well as homeowners.


Offering both photography and videography services, Realestateimage.com services the real estate market, but also works with property managers and hospitality industry professionals. The company provides extras such as aerial and twilight/night shoots, as well as corporate portraiture, and has special services for listings consisting mostly of acreage. Based in Vancouver’s North Shore, Realestateimage.com covers not only Vancouver, but most of the Lower Mainland as well.

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