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businesses in 2009 and formed Double
In line with our
philosophy of working together, we use this
synergy to create images with visual impact
to enhance marketing, capture special
moments at events, and portray
With merging our
businesses, knowledge, and experience, we
are able to offer a full portfolio of
professional photography and high-end
digital image services.
photographic images last long past the
moment they were taken, adding to memories
and enabling you to share experiences with
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passionate about photography and
to share different interpretations of the
world around us.
She specializes in event and
lifestyle photography, capturing the
relationships between people and their
Community is important to Cindy,
which is evident by her involvement at many
She doesn’t just show up to
photograph events, she experiences them,
often sharing the adventures with her two
Partnerships and people working
together are the foundation of how Cindy
operates and she frequently puts time and
energy into her children’s school, community
clubs, events, and fundraisers.
She carries the relationships formed
into her business, often collaborating with
other people in the community.
It was a natural progression to take
the success of Trek Photography and team up
with Photographer Michael Kanka to create
the thriving partnership of Double Shutter
remembers buying his first camera, a
he turned sixteen, back in Munich, Germany.
The camera is still around and occasionally
used for some black and white work.
Photography became a passion back then and
was always a part of his professional life
beside his second passion, software
development. As designer and developer for
online marketplaces and product
configuration tools, professional studio
photography was always part of the trade.
After moving to Canada in 2003 with his wife
Monika, and inspired by the endless
opportunities to create stunning images in
combining nature and wildlife with the
people enjoying it,
as well as technically challenging studio
and architectural work, a new chapter of
life was opened. Setting up a fully equipped
photo studio in Squamish was just the next
step. Combining the profound knowledge in
professional photography and digital
processing with the skilful image creation
and local social connections provided by
Cindy Cardiff made the partnership of Double
Shutter Images a logical consequence.