I met Ben of VW Creative a few years back through mutual friends. He has always had a talent for photography, videography, and graphic design. He took some amazing photos and designed some fantastic graphics for my husband's various music projects in the past few years. Ben has since branched into doing wedding photography and videography, which he has excelled at. Keep scrolling below to see some of these wedding photos and to learn more about Ben of VW Creative.
Who are you? My name is Ben and I am a photographer/videographer/designer living in the greater Vancouver area.
Why did you start doing weddings? I have been doing creative work for a number of years now and a friend of mine asked me if I wanted to film his wedding. That's the how, but I wanted to expand my 'skills' as a photographer/videographer and was given the opportunity so I jumped on it.
What is your favourite part of working in the wedding industry? My favourite part of capturing weddings is that it is incredibly high stress and constantly changing and you have to adapt to go with the flow of the day, which really gets my creative juices flowing. The bride is going to be late to the ceremony? Ok. Driver gets lost and we only have 30 minutes to shoot instead of an hour? Still ready and good to go. Do you have any advice for brides and grooms who are planning their wedding? Use your connections! Networking and getting contacts gets you far here. Many of the jobs that I have done have been through friends and acquaintances that know me and my work.
A random fact or two about yourself. I didn't know I liked tacos until 2 months ago. I also go to Bible college in Surrey and work as a graphic designer at CA Church in Coquitlam.
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