Rick Collins

Rick Collins is a fine-art documentary photographer specializing in wedding and portrait work at home and internationally. His style relies on the use of landscape and natural beauty. Rick uses his 20-year career as a photojournalist as the backbone to producing both stunning portraits and emotional moments. He lives with his wife Cheryl and their two boys just outside of Vancouver in a turn-of-the-century farmhouse.

Photographer Rick Collins 
Location British Columbia, Canada
Starting Rates $3200+ (CAN) 
Also Serving
Website rickcollinsphotography.com 
Photos 19 Contest Winning Photos
Client Letters 7 Client Letters

The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Rick Collins. The following awards have been earned by Rick from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2013 Q4 12th Place - Details (Found)
Q3 2nd Place - Groom Getting Ready
14th Place - Groom Getting Ready
17th Place - Portrait of Bridal Party
2012 Q4 2nd Place - Creative Portrait of Groom
7th Place - Getting Ready
9th Place - Architecture & Settings
10th Place - Details (Found)
18th Place - Architecture & Settings
20th Place - Getting Ready
2010 Q4 2nd Place - Getting Ready
9th Place - Musicians & DJs
12th Place - Full Frame (Black and White)
Q1 5th Place - Toasting/Speeches
2009 Q1 14th Place - Details (Found)
2008 Q4 1st Place - Full Frame (Black and White)
TTD 7th Place - TTD - Water
2007 Q4 12th Place - Engagement Portraits
Q2 2nd Place - Kids (being kids)

The following letters are from the clients of Rick Collins. Click an image to view a larger version.

Melissa & Dick

Melissa & Dick
Married April 17th, 2010
"Rick you are unbelievably great. Your images are stunning, and you caught them all without interrupting the wedding at all. All of our images are beautifully composed. These are all artbook shots, without a hint of cheese anywhere! I have many loves about the entire experience with...more "

Kit & Joe

Kit & Joe
Married April 4th, 2010
"WOW!!!! Rick, the pics on the blog are INCREDIBLE! Thank you and Cheryl for your patience and excellent work!"

Vicki & Eric

Vicki & Eric
Married December 12th, 2009
"Dear Rick, I have one word to describe you and Cheryl: amazing! Photography was by far the most important aspect of our wedding and I spent months researching photographers for our destination wedding in Mexico. We wanted to capture the true essence of our day in a photojournalistic...more "

Anne & Geoff

Anne & Geoff
Married July 18th, 2009
"OMG, Rick, these are incredible. Thank you so so much!"

Tara & Erik

Tara & Erik
Married September 27th, 2008
"We love you, Rick. There is not enough room in this review to tell you how lucky and happy we were to find you. Not only are you an amazing photographer, but you are an awesome person. We had a blast hanging out with you the day after our wedding for our post nup shoot. You went above...more "

Lauren & Keith

Lauren & Keith
Married February 16th, 2008
"Rick, once we decided on a location for our wedding, our immediate priority was to find a photographer with a fresh, journalistic approach. Our overriding requirement was to find someone that would be able to capture the slightly off-kilter nature of a destination wedding, and not simply...more "

Brooke & Nuv

Brooke & Nuv
Married May 30th, 2007
"There is not a single thing I would change about our experience with you Rick, from the first email contact, to our amazing wedding day, to the gift-wrapped mind-boggling pictures and albums we received afterwards. You and your wife and assistant combined that perfect mix of professionalism...more "