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Calgary Wedding Photographers Reviews

Check out reviews from our real clients we photographed over the years.

Jenny and Cole

We booked Sergiy and Olena for our engagement/wedding photos and were not disappointed!

First their packages were affordable and offered more flexibility than many others, and they were more than willing to travel for our photos (Banff for engagement and small town central Alberta for our acreage wedding), as well as delivered our photo requests (such as including our restless doggies).

Most importantly, they captured our big day perfectly - the photos are beautiful and they were so much fun to be around! They made us feel comfortable and like we could really be ourselves. Our family and friends loved them as much as we did and have been asking about them since the wedding!

We can’t thank them enough for making us feel loved and important on our wedding day.

Victoria and Marc

"Their pictures perfectly captured our love story"

Portrait of a Bridal Party

My advice, purchase client for life, I truly wish I did. Once you meet Sergiy and Olena you won’t regret it. I have nothing but praise for these two. I fell in love with their style the instant I saw it and they blew me away with the finished product.

It was our first time getting married, as it might be yours, so we had no clue what to expect or look for. Sergiy happily met with us over the phone, as we live in a different city, and outlined the process and what to expect. He highly suggested an engagement session, which I am so grateful for. Not only did we get some amazing shots, it was a way to ‘practice’ before our big day. It also allowed us the opportunity to get to know Sergiy and Olena better, enabling us to feel more comfortable in front of the camera, and for them to know our style.

Before the big day they did a fantastic job of creating a schedule that encompassed our hopes and wishes. They spent so much time with us throughout the whole process and never made us feel bad if we went over. Honestly, there was so much that did not go according to plan the wedding day but 38 photography were our shinning stars. They were on time, captured everything we requested plus more, and were just an all around delight to be around. They even got a picture with my father-in-laws eyes open in a large group photo proving they are truely magicians! They went above and beyond capturing moments that we’re so thankful to have to look back on today.

After all was said and done, they welcomed us back to their studio in Calgary for a personal presentation of our pictures. Words cannot express how perfect they told our love story. Investing in 38 photography was the best decision we made and I happily look back at our pictures often.

Thank you Sergiy and Olena! You two are fabulous human beings that we feel so fortunate to have apart of our lives.

Michelle and Dustin

Bride and Groom Portrait at the Wedding near Fairmont

We initially met Olena at the Red Deer bridal show when we saw her and Sergiy's work and instantly knew they were the style we wanted. We ended up winning a free engagement shoot from the show but the wheels were already turning to hire them for our upcoming wedding.

So far they've done our engagement shoot, wedding as well as come out to Rocky to do 2 family photo shoots. My brother also hired them for his wedding. The photos are amazing they've always gone above and beyond our expectations and are a joy to work with. For the family shoot, Mom really liked how her and dad looked in one picture of the family. Olena and Sergiy managed to smoothly take the rest of us out of the picture for Mom. The 'Client for Life' part of our wedding package is definitely going to give us some amazing pictures in the years to come. And the phone apps are great for sharing photos with the rest of the family. We would definitely recommend them and their work to anyone.

Stacey and Connor

Photo of the Bridal Party Near Gazebo

Olena and Sergiy are AMAZING! Everyone at the wedding loved them and they were great at directing people around and getting the perfect shot! They have a fast turnaround for getting your pictures and honestly, it was hard to choose "just a few" to go into our album, we wanted to include them all! They have amazing products for your favorite pictures and their prices are very reasonable. We would highly recommend them!

Freshia and Simon

A Girl Showing Her Ring During Engagement Session

Sergiy and Olena do an amazing work. They have a great artistic sense, they will direct you to create scenes that are meaningful and beautiful at the same time and it turns out great when you see the pictures. On top of that, they are great people, perfect to work with, always positive and making sure that you fell comfortable even if a photo shoot can be a bit stressful when it is your first time, which was the case of my fiancée and I. In conclusion, I definitely recommend them for your engagement/wedding pictures, you won't be disappointed!

Malorie and Bret

Summer Wedding Photos in the Garden

Olena and Sergiy were amazing to work with for our engagement session AND our wedding day. They are professional, easy-going, open-minded, hilarious, and have that creative, photographic eye. Together, the two of them make an amazing team. Bret and I could not have imagined our special day without them. If you're looking for a great photography team, look no further. We highly recommend The 38 Photography!

Samantha and Jason

Wedding Ceremony at Gaetz Memorial United Church

We hired The 38 Photography for our engagement and wedding photos. Sergiy and Olena were amazing!! They are very professional and passionate about their work. They were so much fun to work with and we can not get over how beautiful the photos turned out. Thank you so much for all your hard work. We would highly recommend them as photographers.

Corene and Chris

Apple Creek Golf Course - Bride and Groom Portrait

We cannot say enough, how amazing The 38 Photography is! Our wedding photos are the envy of all our friends and family, thanks to the creative photography of these two talented photographers. You will not regret choosing these guys to capture your wedding day memories. Check out their work!

Elizabeth and Warren

Winter Outdoor Wedding Photos

We would highly recommend The 38 Photography for wedding photos. We had a ton of pictures to chose from, these guys really went above and beyond to capture our day. Our guests loved interacting with them and their experience helped calm nerves and help capture the day!!!

Natasha and Nasri

Spring Engagement Session at Poppy Plaza Calgary

My Fiancé and I won a free photo shoot with The 38 Photography and boy were we surprised. Olena and Sergiy made our experience pleasurable and extremely easy. Right from the start, they were giving us tips leading up to the shoot, even advised us to bring something warm so we wouldn't look cold in the pictures. You don't realize how important that tip is until you're actually on site lol. We ended up getting the engagement album. The quality of the pictures was absolutely phenomenal. The album itself was high grade too with thicker pages. It should last us years and years. Thank you for making our experience great, we HIGHLY recommend this team!


Bride Riding on The Horse

If I could give these guys 10 stars I’d do it in a heartbeat! We are too thrilled to have purchased a photo package that allows us to be a “Client For Life” with The 38 Photography. To date, we have had four photo shoots with Olena and Sergiy and my husband Dustin and I could not be more thrilled with the results. Every single time their pictures have exceeded our expectations- we get compliments on them from everyone we show them to! My only concern is that we will run out of wall to space hang these beautiful pieces of art. Not only do they “wow” us with their artistic abilities, but we are so blessed to have them as a part of our life for the foreseeable future. Olena and Sergiy are both professional and personable in how they conduct themselves and we are so pleased to call them friends. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND WORKING WITH THEM- you will not be disappointed!

Allie and Jason

Johnson Lake Summer Engagement Photos

We had our engagement shoot today at Johnson Lake! And it was absolutely amazing! Olena and Sergiy are amazing to work with and make everything very relaxed and easy to do!! We had such a great time and cannot wait to see our pictures!! Will definitely be recommending you guys and will be going back!!! Thank you for all the laughs!!!

Lauren and Jeremy

Winter Engagement Session at Two Jack Lake

Great customer service! So friendly and make you feel so comfortable. We truly had a great time with our engagement session in Banff!! Great quality of products! Thank you!!

Khrystle and Brock

Harley Davidson Engagement Photos

Great people and super to work with!

Kasey and Marc

Engagement Session at Louise McKinney Riverfront Park

Highly recommend Olena and Sergiy. My fiancé and I had such a great time, they even got him to smile! Super easy and laid back, they make the perfect team. Thank you again, for making our engagement session special.