Elaine Green | Photographer

Elaine Green stands as an acclaimed international wedding photographer based in Edmonton, with a portfolio of work that spans the globe. Elaine’s work has graced the pages and platforms of esteemed publications and media such as StyleMePretty, Wedluxe, Junebug Weddings, Perfect Wedding, Signature Weddings, MyWed, Wedding Wire, Wedding Photographer Select Europe, Blush, Wedding Obsession, Weddingbells, Brides Magazine, CityTV, CBC, Global TV, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, Art Gallery of Alberta, and many more.

Elaine has been honored by Wedding Wire as one of the top 5% photographers and has earned distinctions as one of the top 3 wedding photographers by the Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada, as well as being listed among the top 25 by Weddingbells and the top 50 wedding photojournalists globally by the Wedding Photojournalists Association. Her expertise is further acknowledged through her roles as a contest judge for prestigious organizations including the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers and the Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada, cementing her status among the Best Wedding Photographers in Edmonton, Alberta.

Elaine’s talent has been decorated with numerous international awards from luminaries such as the Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada, the Wedding Photojournalist Association, and others. Her distinctive style, marked by drama and a unique perspective, captures the profound, intrinsic connection between couples, making her a storyteller of love through the art of photography.


Lightroom / Natural Light / Off Camera Flash / Photojournalism / Photoshop


What inspired you to become a wedding photographer?

My journey in photography began with events, which seamlessly led to capturing weddings due to client demand. After years of dedicated research and self-improvement, I’ve honed my skills and mastered the craft, even learning when to bend the rules to keep my work vibrant and original. My passion lies in photographing people, where the diversity of moments ensures that no two shots are ever alike.

How would you describe your photography style?

My approach to photography is characterized by a bold and distinctive flair, drawing inspiration from fashion yet maintaining a timeless elegance.

How do you ensure that your clients feel comfortable and relaxed during the photo shoot?

Creating a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for my clients during photo shoots is my top priority. By engaging in conversations that delve into their interests and sharing stories, I foster a warm and welcoming environment. My demeanor naturally puts people at ease, and I always sprinkle our sessions with plenty of encouragement. This approach is refined by over two decades of experience in the field.

How do you ensure that you capture all of the important moments on the wedding day?

To guarantee every crucial moment of a wedding day is captured, I meticulously align with the couple’s itinerary, planning in detail up to each half-hour segment. My ability to anticipate moments before they unfold, coupled with two decades of professional experience, has equipped me with a keen understanding of what couples expect from their wedding photography.

What is your favorite part of the wedding day and why?

I absolutely relish the part of the wedding day when I get to bring my creativity to the forefront—posing the couple, crafting exciting shots, and truly pushing the boundaries of what we can create together!

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