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Vancity Vendor:
Kirill Bordon Photography

August 29th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Kirill Bordon Photography

Vancouver wedding photographer Kirill Bordon picked up his first film camera 10 years ago when he took a photography course at Langara College. That was all it took to get hooked and by looking at his images, you can see he has quite the knack for it. He found that same spark with weddings while second shooting for a fellow wedding photographer. Since then, it’s been 3 years for Kirill has in the wedding industry and he is always looking forward to capturing more special moments for Vancouver couples.

Kirill Bordon

Kirill Bordon Photography Kirill Bordon Photography offers wedding, engagement and family fine art photography. His starting rate for weddings is $2,450 and includes 6 hour wedding coverage, an online gallery for 6 months, and a DVD with images. Albums, prints, and canvases are also available for purchase. Kirill is unique because he shoots entirely on film. Film purist or not, we can all agree that his photographs are beautiful and classic. If Kirill is the photographer for you, you can get a hold of him by visiting his website, being a fan on Facebook and following him on Twitter. He offers promotions sometimes so if you want to take advantage, you gotta check for updates. When he’s not spending time in the dark room, he’s meeting clients over coffee so when you’re ready, send him a message :)

Kirill Bordon Photography

A Few Words With Kirill…

Kirill Bordon Photography Why do you choose to shoot film?
“Film simply makes me a better artist, better photographer, I love film for so many reasons, film has a very soft and romantic look, film is timeless and honest and I love the process. Some photographers only use film for their personal work but I feel for me in order to do my best work I have to shoot film for all of my work, I love weddings and I really love photographing them so why would I approach weddings any different than my personal work? So I shoot film all the time and I love it, and when I love it you will love it too! : )”

What do you have to offer for brides with lower budgets?
“Flexibility and ability to work with lower budgets!”

What sets you apart from others in the same field?
“I use film for my photography and film has very unique look.”

Kirill Bordon Photography

How would you describe your shooting and photo editing style?
“I like a documentary/photo journalistic approach during the wedding and when I have time  with a couple I will give them some directions and will try to make them feel at ease. I only use photoshop for minor color corrections and such, nothing too heavy : )”

Kirill Bordon Photography

What do you enjoy most about your job?
“I love my job, wedding is such a special day, full with happiness, love and emotions and I love to be part of it!”

Kirill Bordon Photography

What was the most creative shot you took and how did you come up with it?
“I really love this shot of a bride running down the stairs as this moment is so quick to disappear and I was able to capture it.”

Kirill Bordon Photography

Which part of the wedding is your most favourite to shoot and why?
“I think first dance has to be one of my favorites for sure as this is such a beautiful moment, a start of something really big, such a romance.”

Kirill Bordon Photography

Where is your favourite place/part of the city to take pictures for a shoot?
“My favorite photo location is Lighthose Park and surrounding areas of West Van.”

Kirill Bordon Photography

If you had one piece of advice for a bride and groom, what would it be?
“When booking a wedding photographer, make sure you book an engagement session as this is a great time to meet and get comfortable with your photographer before the Wedding day!”

Kirill Bordon Photography

To contact Kirill, visit his website.

All photos provided by and courtesy Kirill Bordon Photography

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