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Family Photography in Edmonton

Life moves fast. Your kids are growing up. You have been meaning to have a family portrait forever. Planning your portrait is easy. Whether you choose to have your session done at our Edmonton photo studio or on-location, we will plan the details with you to make your portraits perfect. At your session we will make everyone feel comfortable and look great! There will be lots of laughter and proud moments as you share this time together.


During your portrait viewing appointment at our studio you will view a slideshow of your portraits and choose your favourites. We will guide you in selecting the appropriate sizes and display options that best suit your needs.


Your beautiful new family portraits are guaranteed to warm your heart and your home for many years to come. Don’t let this special time on your family’s life slip by, capture it now with a portrait by Viewpoint Photography.


Viewpoint Photography has been providing professional family portraits to Edmonton families for over 25 years. Photographer, Chad Movold is an Accredited Professional Photographer with the Professional Photographers of Canada. As a member of the Professional Photographers of Canada we are always learning and growing so that we can provide the best photography services to our clients.


We offer photography services in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Fort Saskatchewan, Beaumont, Leduc, Camrose and Devon. We are also available for travel to popular destinations including Calgary, Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Jasper, Alberta.



Photo Sessions

We are the professional choice in Edmonton for photo sessions with families and groups, children, babies and newborns, couples and engagements, grads, seniors and pets. We are also experts in lifestyle portraits and business headshots.

Planning Your Photo Session

A family portrait session includes a consultation at our studio to discuss the details of your family photos and go over things like hair and make up, what to wear, clothing colours and options, and also so we can get more information about your family and what type of family poses and groupings you would like.


Photography Studio in Edmonton

Our spacious studio is conveniently located in south Edmonton. Our address is 5915 90 Street NW, #201. There is plenty of free parking available. Inside you will find a clean modern space with a variety of backgrounds and props to choose from. Our flexible studio space can accommodate anything from an individual headshot to a large family group photo. We have a comfortable sitting area where you can choose your favourite images by viewing them on a large projection screen and ordering the ones you love.



Photo Locations in Edmonton and Area

We can suggest the best photo locations in Edmonton for your family portrait. Some great spots for family photos include the Alberta Legislature Grounds, Hawrelak Park, Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, Whitemud Creek Ravine South, Fort Edmonton Park and there are lots of other great spots in the Edmonton River Valley.


We can also recommend photo locations in Sherwood Park like Festival Place and Woodbridge Farms. Some ideas for St. Albert include the downtown area, St. Albert Botanic Park and Millennium Park.


If you have a special location in mind please let us know. We are also available for family portraits in Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise or your family cottage!



Fun Family Photos

During your session we will photograph playful pictures of kids, fun family photos and heartwarming portraits of the grandparents. We are experienced with all ages including newborn babies, toddlers, children and can even get your teenager to smile! At your family portrait session we will do a variety of different family groupings and poses including getting great shots of the siblings together, individuals of children, mom and dad, and the grandparents.

Baby and Children Photo Sessions

Celebrate this precious time in your child’s life. Babies and children grow up so quickly making this the most important time have a beautiful portrait of your child to look back on. Your child’s photo session will include a variety of poses that show off their fun, playful and serious expressions. Parents can bring a prop and are always close by to help if needed. Baby photo sessions are typically done at our photo studio where it’s warm and comfortable. Toddlers and children can be done at an outdoor location or in the convenience of our Edmonton photo studio.

Grad Photos in Edmonton

High School and University graduation photos celebrate an important milestone in life. Commemorate this moment of achievement with a graduation portrait. Graduation photos can be done with a traditional cap and gown, formal or casual clothing either at our Edmonton photography studio or at an outdoor location. Now is also a great time to include close family members in your grad photo session as well.

Engagement Photos

Celebrate the love and excitement of your engagement with a fun and romantic photo session and share your photos with family and friends. Engagement photo sessions can be done at our photo studio or an outdoor location that is special to you.

Headshot Photos in Edmonton

A great professional business headshot says a lot about a person. Convey your personality and professionalism with a business headshot from Viewpoint Photography. Headshot photo sessions can be done at our Edmonton photo studio or at your business location. All headshot photos are professionally retouched and include the high resolution digital portrait for your website, business card and social media.

Pet Photography in Edmonton

Your furry friend is an important part of the family. You can include your pet in your family photos or have an exclusive pet photo session just for them! Pets are welcome in our studio or you can have your pet photographed at an outdoor Edmonton location. Create a beautiful memory of your beloved companion with an artistic portrait of your best friend.

Special Event Photography

Whether you need a photographer for a special event like an anniversary, birthday, graduation, retirement celebration, or a family reunion we can help you capture the excitement and memories.

Ordering Prints and Digital Images

At your private in-person viewing session you can select your favourites and choose from a variety of options for displaying your portraits in your home. We offer custom canvas wall portraits, dry mounted masonite finished portraits, museum quality printed archival prints and custom matted prints. We also have storyboards and collages, photo books and albums and high resolution digital photos. All of our portrait art includes retouching enhancements to smooth skin and lines, brighten eyes and remove under eye bags. Each image is colour corrected, cropped and custom printed. We guarantee you’ll love your photos and will enjoy the fun experience of creating something unique that will last a lifetime.

The Value of a Printed Portrait

In today’s age of digital photos we often forget the value that a printed portrait may bring to you and your family. Besides the joy it will bring you regularly, a printed portrait or wall portrait will decorate and bring warmth to your home. That said, we do understand that a lot of families do want digital photos so we offer both digital images and photo print packages. We also include a digital file of any portrait print that you order for social media.

Investing in a Family Photo

There are several important reasons to invest in a family photo and each person has their own.

1. Life goes by so quickly; family photos document a precious moment that will pass in the blink of an eye.

2. Doing family photos is so much fun! It’s a chance to get together, smile, laugh and create some memories that will last forever.

3. Whether it’s for your yearly Christmas card or a framed photo for Grandma, family photos also make a great gift.

4. We all have those snapshots of the kids, or the one where you set the timer and made a run for it, but it’s time for YOU to get in front of the camera!   It will mean the world to your family to have great photos of one of the most important people in their lives.

5. Tired of those stock photo prints that are hanging on your wall? What better way to show your children and family how much they are valued than to have a beautiful family portrait displayed in your home.

Prices for Family Photos and Deals

Prices for family photo packages varies depending on the number of photos you choose. We offer exceptional quality and reasonable prices on custom photo packages which allows you to choose your sizes, finish and display options. We also have a great assortment of custom framing options to accentuate your finished portrait. If you’re looking for a great deal or sale on family photos join our email list! Receive notifications about our current specials at various times throughout the year.  We have great photo promotions at Christmas, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and other special holidays throughout the year.

Gift Certificates

A photo session gift certificate is the perfect solution for your parents and other relatives who have everything. What they really want is to spend time with their family and have special memories to look back on.  A photo session gift certificate is the perfect gift that they actually want. We offer gift certificates that include a session and a custom print or if you'd prefer a gift certificate with a specific dollar amount or that covers a particular portrait package we are happy to make one up for you!

Part of the Community

Over the years you may have seen our work displayed at the Edmonton Home and Garden Show, Southgate Centre Mall, City Centre Mall as well as various special events in Edmonton, Sherwood Park and St. Albert.


We have also been featured in several publications including Neighbours of Whitemud Creek magazine and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Heroes magazine.


As part of the community, Viewpoint Photography has also been involved in many local fundraising events and auctions including:

Edmonton International New Years Eve Gala in support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital, Viewpoint Photography Pet Portrait Event in support of the Edmonton Humane Society, Fulton Childcare Association Silent Auction, Little Warriors Umasking The Myths Gala and Silent Auction, Boyle McCauley Health Centre’s Dim Sum with a Difference Fundraising Event and Dreams Take Flight Edmonton.


For many years we have had the privilege of photographing many cute smiling faces at several day care centres throughout Edmonton including Fulton Childcare Association, Capilano Daycare, Ottewell Daycare, Canada Place Childcare Society, Primrose Place Family Centre, University and Community Early Learning Centre and Windsor Park Community Preschool.


"When my husband and I first learned we were pregnant after 3 years of trying, I new immediately I would want to capture many of the special moments that would follow. Our first photo session with Viewpoint Photography was scheduled when I was 7 months pregnant and we were beyond happy with the pictures. Our son is now 3 and we have since had an additional 5 sessions with another one planned for this spring. We also have several other friends who have used Viewpoint Photography and who have been as happy with the end result as we have. Pictures portray the story of your life and Chad has an amazing ability to capture that story in a very relaxed, stress free environment. We are always impressed by Chad’s creativity, spontaneity, eye for detail, incredible patience and understanding demeanour... even when we threw two dogs into the mix. We delight in the photos Chad has taken for us over the past 3 years, which are displayed throughout our home and we are enthusiastic about our future sessions together to continue creating the picture book of our life." - Glen, Stephanie and Theo Downey

"We just wanted to thank you for capturing such beautiful memories of our family. We have enjoyed your services on more than one occasion and have never been disappointed. You make the “shoot” very comfortable, and our kids seem to warm right up to you. The end result is just some amazing photos that are high quality, and will last a lifetime. We often say we don’t know how you get such incredible poses, because the photo session is so painless. Anyways, take care and thanks again. See you next year for the next family shoot!" - Chris & Barb Bassil

"Thank you so much for all the work you did to give us a beautiful visual memory of a truly memorable day! Everyone was so pleased and impressed with the quality of the photos as well as your charm, wit and professionalism. If we ever need the services of a professional photographer you WILL be the first person we contact! From the bottom of our hearts, Chad - Thank you." - Bob & Janet Braybrook

"I am so happy with our photos! This was our first experience having family photos taken and it couldn’t have been more fun! Chad was great with the kids and was totally prepared (he even brought bug spray!!!). I look forward to having Viewpoint Photography as a part of our next family photos to document the drastic changes of the kids!" - Sally Verheyden

"Easily the best experience with a photographer to date! Chad was instantly able to put my family at ease and capture some captivating photographs. I will treasure them forever. Simply cannot recommend him enough and must mention their exceptional customer service!!!!"

- Ishara Samarkoon

"Chad is very professional and knows what he is doing! His studio is very clean and comfortable. Our entire family— young and old— had a lot of fun during the portrait session. We plan to contract Viewpoint Photography to take more portraits as our family grows. Thank you, Chad, for capturing beautiful memories for us."- William Tigor

"Chad did an amazing job with our family portraits! He has a wonderful eye for detail, is infinitely patient, and even got our two teenagers interested and engaged in the process. We appreciated his transparency regarding the cost of photos, and we were absolutely delighted with the results. When I needed to have professional headshots completed, I also booked with Chad. He was able to perfectly execute the look I wanted, and I was delighted by the multiple excellent proofs I was able to select from!" - Michelle Hoover

"Had a wonderful experience with viewpoint photography! Chad was great with our family portrait session. He was professional and added much comfort to our session since we never had professional photos as a family before. The pictures came out amazing and we enjoyed every aspect of our experience!" - Brenda Tran

"We booked an outdoor family photography session with Viewpoint as part of a deal that we obtained through Groupon and was just amazed at how easy it was to work with Chad. We have two active little girls and they aren't usually very still in photographs but Chad was able to capture those moments of joy and love that my kids had during the session. The photos turned out amazing and I would not go anywhere else for family photographs or anything else. Chad and Janine do beautiful work. It was totally worth it." - Maria Burke

"My wife and I have worked with Viewpoint on a few occasions now. Proposal pictures, wedding pictures, and now family pictures. Chad & Janine have always been extremely professional and make the process stress free. I would highly recommend using Viewpoint Photography for any special occasion you want to capture and remember forever." - Lyndon Hodgins

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