Photographer Carey R Cote is best known for his wedding and portrait-journalistic work. He worked first as a photographer for the Vancouver Sun and Province, taking photos for the canwest department. He then moved to weddings, shooting in Vancouver and the lower mainland, simultaneously mastering the art of retouching to meet the imagination of a wide variety of clients.


Carey R Cote was born on September 23, in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Utilizing to great depths his creative abilities through a wide variety of mediums. Carey graduated from High School with the Medicine Hat Arts Club Award, the third in his family to receive this achievement. Ultimately moving to the west coast where he continued his education and graduated with honours from the BCIT film program. Having pursued the arts from an early age, Carey has focused on photography as his main artistic medium, as it satisfies two passions for him. One the gratification of capturing an image at just the right moment and Two enjoying the creative process of retouching his images. Thus transforming the image from a picture into a piece of art. As a professional photographer for over twelve years which he has shot fashion for models and actors, print work for newspapers, commercial / stock images for advertising purposes and countless portraits and weddings. His goal is to make memorable, evocative, original fine art photographs. Carey continues to work in Vancouver and the lower mainland where he enjoys the high production values and intensity of natural light of the west coast. Carey is also available for worldwide travel, he invites you to contact him to discuss your special day, big or small over a coffee. Together we will create a custom session for your special day or individual project, find the perfect location and capture a beautiful set of fine art photographs.


Carey is available for worldwide travel, with no additional charge for destinations within North America. He is always eager to capture new destinations. Contact Carey for a quote on destinations outside of North America.


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Carey currently uses in his opinion one of the Best 36 Megapixel professional Full Frame DSLR’s. Matched with a variety of L series lenses. He also loves to collect and experiment with really old 35mm lenses fitted to his camera to create an extra special effect. Carey is available for Weddings, Engagements, Bridals, Maternity, Boudoir, Trash the dress, Headshots, Lifestyle and Travel Photography sessions.

-Signature & Deluxe Sessions include a Private Online Gallery for viewing, downloading and ordering.

-All Weddings include a complimentary Engagement session.

Please note

-Prices reflect on location sessions, additional charges may apply for studio sessions.

-Special rates are available for Group bookings such as Boudoir parties and Stagettes.

-A la carte pricing, custom packages to suit your needs  and a wide variety of specialty products are also available.

-Carey is available for a limited number of bookings per year, so book your date early. If you are interested in arranging a commercial shoot or any other private commission please contact directly for a quote or for any other inquiry.

Graduation & Prom Special

Commemorate your achievement with a gorgeous graduation photo session. During the months of May and June a one hour on location session is available at a special rate of $99.00 (with location of your choice.) The session includes print ready digital files available online in a private gallery. Studio sessions are available for an additional $75 fee. Dates are limited and subject to availability.

Retouching and Restoration Services

As an Expert with photo editing, Carey will colour correct, remove blemishes or imperfections and stylize your image into a fine art print. Restoration is also available of your old distressed photos from prints, negatives or digital files, whereby Carey can correct all manner of imperfections, restore failed colour, remove scratches, add or remove people, remove distracting backgrounds giving new life to your cherished photos. Contact Carey to consult on your photographic project, rates start at $45 per hour. Private Gallery included to download your perfected digital files.

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