2020 Presenter: Sofia Katherine

Sofia Katherine

Not afraid of the dark.

Sofia is a Calgary based and Hinton raised wedding storyteller and night portrait artist. She specializes in night photography based on the lunar calendar as well as chasing stary skies with couples on their wedding nights. Her empowering night photoshoots called Nicturna Sessions have a magical feel about them and were inspired by her Mother Odette from Mexico City. Full moon or new moon nights you can find Sofia out in nature creating magic with her camera.

Sofia is a virtual night photoshoot pioneer. These photoshoots were created during the 2020 Corona Virus Pandemic lockdown. After a lot of trial and error these photoshoots were offered as a new service by Sofia and went viral on social media in both Edmonton and Calgary in the Spring of 2020.

Sofia currently has 6 students she is personally mentoring on all things photography including marketing, the business side of photography and the actual craft of taking a great image. Sofia has helped mentor many new photographers over the years.

 Sofia is a graduate of Texas USA Foundation Workshop 2015. Mentored on a team led by Kirsten Lewis (American family photojournalist)

 She is a self-taught photographer with no formal training in post production, photojournalism or small business education.

Sofia has been print published for her wedding photography and on the covers in many International, Canadian and local wedding magazines including Today’s Bride,

Weddingbells Magazine, LUXE, Confetti, Bridal Guide, Bridal Fantasy, Rock and Roll Bride to name a few. She has photographed weddings all over the world including the Fjords of Western Iceland, Downtown Glasgow & Edinburgh Scotland, Thunder Cove PEI, Jamaica, Vancouver Island, Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Downtown Vancouver, New Brunswick and even good ol Saskatchewan. She has photographed over 200 weddings as a primary female photographer.

“She has a MAGIC eye” – Jon & Jana, real wedding clients of Sofia Katherine.

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