Canada Family Photographers

Family Photographers for Canada, North America

Our Canada documentary photographers are also available to families in:

Document Your Family's Legacy - Schedule a Family Photo Session in Canada!

North America family photojournalists are here to capture genuine moments of you and your loved ones. Their approach to family photography aims to document your story in an authentic and genuine way, resulting in timeless and meaningful images. Forget the poses and forced smiles - these Canada photographers aim for candid shots that truly capture the love and beauty of your family. The Family Photojournalist Association has a wide selection of top-ranked photographers in Canada. Find your perfect photographer today!

Map of FPJA Family Photographers Serving Canada

5 Available Documentary Family Photographers...

Montreal Documentary Family Photographer Esther Gibbons

Esther Gibbons, a documentary photographer based in Montreal, Canada, fell in love with photography at a young age, poring over National Geographic magazines and creating collages with her favorite images. She started taking photos as an adult while working as a French-to-English translator, and eventually decided to pursue her passion full-time. Esther specializes in photojournalistic style...

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
BW lifestyle portrait of Toronto family photographer Sandra-Lee Layden of Ontario, Canada

Sandra-Lee Layden, a documentary photographer from Canada, is known for her bold, energetic, and authentic approach to capturing family moments. With a background in both family and wedding shoots, as well as concert photography, Sandra-Lee has a unique ability to connect with her subjects and create beautiful, genuine images.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Chris Shum is a San Francisco based Family Photojournalist.

Chris Shum is a family photographer who has been capturing memorable moments through his camera since his teenage years. With a passion for storytelling and a unique perspective, he specializes in weddings, engagements, special events, family, and baby photography. Chris takes pride in using his skills and talent to create timeless fine art pictures that his clients can cherish for a lifetime.

Member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA Lifestyle Photojournalist
Studio portrait of Nayra Bezerra, Maria Capitulina family photographer

Nayra Bezerra, an award-winning FPJA member, is a documentary family photographer and the founder of Maria Capitulina. With a passion for capturing genuine expressions and immortalizing them through her lens, Nayra has been photographing since 2015. Specializing in childbirth photography, she finds joy in bringing smiles to faces and considers each day without laughter a wasted day.

Mini Gallery by Canada Family Photographers

Check out these award-winning family photography samples from Canada! Captured by the world's best family photographers, these documentary-style images could showcase beautiful moments from birth sessions, at-home sessions, day outings, or family adventures in the Canada region. If you're looking for a talented photographer to capture your family's special moments, be inspired by these incredible photos and start your search today.

Awarded documentary family photo from Toronto showing Dad holding his sleeping newborn daughter while she sleeps awkwardly in his arms
Kingston, Ontario family photo session of a boy and his father playing, while the dogs fight in the back in Canada
Kingston family photography session outdoors of boy eating a candied apple
Kingston boy and dog playing with a stick in this Ontario family photo
Ontario boy and dog play in the back yard while everyone is busy with the baby in this Kingston family photography
Quebec family moment of a little girl touching her little sister's cheek
Ontario Canada mom holds daughter while both daughters stretch to look inside horse's mouth
Ontario Canada mom turns head upside down to look at toddler lying on play structure

Canada Family Photography

Documentary family photography is the perfect way to capture special moments and create lasting memories. With an outdoor or at-home session, your Canada family photographer can capture sincere candid moments of the entire family in a comfortable and casual setting. Whether it's a small group or a larger extended family, your FPJA photographer will focus on the art of storytelling through beautiful photographs. From capturing the unique personalities of each family member to the typical routines, you can trust that a Canada family photographer of the FPJA will create unique and timeless family heirlooms.

Canada Day in the Life Picture Sessions - DITL

There is something appealing about the imperfections in an ordinary day. The best gift that you can give your family now and in the years to come is the investment in authentic photographs that showcase a real day in your life. These stress-free sessions, designed to capture the realness and honesty of an average day for your family, produce the most genuine images, and these are the ones that you will cherish for years to come.

Canada Birth Sessions at Home or Hospital

The birth of your child is an experience that is filled with both beauty and chaos. It’s a moment in time that you won’t want to forget, yet it’s an experience in which the details may fade away in the coming weeks, months and years. To capture the first moments in which you meet your baby and those first special hours together, you should enlist the help of a Canada documentary birth photographer. An experienced family photographer who specializes in documentary birth sessions will be able to capture your labor journey, the birth experience and the immediate reaction that you have when you see your baby’s face for the first time — all while respecting your space. The right photographer will be able to use discretion while focusing on the fleeting moments that you will want to remember from your birth experience. Whether you plan to give birth at home or at the hospital, you can book a documentary birth session with a professional reportage-style birth photographer.