Vancouver-based Architectural, Aviation and Fine Art Photographer

Calvin Owen Jones is an architectural, aviation and fine art photographer, based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Born and raised in beautiful White Rock/South Surrey, Calvin and his wife currently reside in Cloverdale, BC. As a Bible believing Christian, Calvin places a high priority on operating with integrity and diligence in addition to building excellent long-term relationships with the clients that he’s privileged to serve. He loves to spend time with his wife & family and enjoys aviation, the outdoors, hiking, photography and a variety of sports, including ice hockey. In 2018, Calvin graduated from the University of London with a BSc in Business Administration w/Marketing. Calvin also works as a Commercial Realtor at NAI Commercial (Langley). The completion of photographic assignments ranging from luxury residences to commercial spaces and under-construction infrastructure to corporate aviation naturally blends with Calvin’s role at NAI Commercial as he serves both new and existing clients having Commercial Real Estate requirements.

Calvin’s images have been featured for client advertising in Executive Controller and Western Living magazine, and he’s completed photo projects for a range of clients including Wesgroup Properties, Fusion ProjectsStructureCraft, TD Securities, Lanefab Design/BuildSkyservice Business AviationHarbour Air, SSC Countertops, New Vision ProjectsTandem ConstructionHopkinson Aircraft Sales and Adera Natural Stone Supply; Calvin’s images have also been used in the marketing material of Portrait Homes and Colwin Electric.

Calvin Owen Jones is available for photography projects throughout Western Canada and beyond, having been commissioned to complete photo shoots in a variety of cities and regions including Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kamloops, Kelowna and Vernon. His primary focus in photography is on architectural photography (residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality, interior, detail and exterior), aviation photography (corporate aircraft photography, charter, airline and aircraft fleet photography, private, executive and luxury jet photography, aircraft for sale and air-to-air photography, etc) machine (yachts, vehicles, heavy equipment, etc) and fine art photography (prints are available for purchase).

Please contact Calvin for inquiries.

Be sure to follow Calvin on Houzz and connect with him on LinkedIn!

“We recently started working with Calvin on a variety of our completed projects and he has been an absolute pleasure to work with. What makes him stand out from the crowd is his communication skills and professionalism not only with members of our team but with our clients. He is relentless in his attention to detail and takes the opportunity to maximize lighting and angles and we would be pleased to recommend him to others.”

Sharon Gerbrandt, Office Administrator, Keystone Architecture

“I have worked with Calvin on Interior Design Photoshoots in Vancouver, British Columbia and it has been a pleasure to work with him. Calvin’s images are great quality and his work is consistent. Calvin works within our Clients availability and delivers his photographs in a timely manner that meet our deadlines.”

Samantha Gill, Marketing Manager, SGH Design Partners

“Calvin did an amazing job. He was very professional, prompt, and his photos were fantastic quality. He also kept us updated throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend him!”

Quinn Prince, President, SSC Countertops

“Had the pleasure of working with Calvin on a photo shoot of our Embraer Phenom 300. Amazing results! A true professional!”

Greg McQuaid, Chief Pilot and Operations Manager, Dax Air Enterprises

“Calvin has been fantastic to work with. We have hired him for multiple projects, and he has consistently delivered outstanding results. He has demonstrated professionalism and adaptability in photographing projects both completed and under construction, and has perfectly captured the details we were hoping for. I would highly recommend Calvin to anyone in need of an architectural photographer!”

Drew Willms, Business Development Engineer, StructureCraft

“It was a pleasure working with Calvin. He is professional, timely and was very accommodating and worked around our schedule.”

Karen Tsumura, Executive Assistant, Fusion Projects

“We hired Calvin to photograph a commercial project Kinetic had recently completed in Burnaby, BC. I found Calvin to be very personable, flexible and a pleasure to work with. He was willing to work with our tight deadline and he delivered great quality images that were available in a timely manner.”

Nomfundo Dlamini, Business Development Lead, Kinetic Construction Ltd.

“We had the chance to work with Calvin recently for the first time after he had introduced himself to us. We are extremely pleased with the work he has produced for us and look forward to working with him again. He made the process very easy and was thorough in pre-planning and orchestration of the photoshoot as well as ensuring not to inconvenience the client and users of the building.

He has a keen eye for composition and lighting and provided a wide range of shots for us to work with.

We highly recommend Calvin to anyone looking for a photographer.”

Carlo DiStefano, M.Arch, MAAA, MAIBC, DiStefano Jaud Architecture

“Calvin worked with the KMBR Architects Planners team to photograph an important downtown Vancouver healthcare project. Calvin did an excellent job capturing the function and form of our multi-floor project. We needed to capture various types of spaces: offices, examine rooms, various patient spaces, board rooms, waiting areas and more. He did an excellent job coordinating with our onsite client contact, staging the areas, and delivered high quality photos in a timely manner. Calvin is a very personable individual who is dedicated to client satisfaction. I’m excited for our next opportunity to work together.”

Brenna Strohschein, Marketing + Proposal Manager, KMBR Architects Planners

“We have used Calvin’s photos of our fireplaces multiple times and on each occasion we are more and more impressed. Getting high quality images of fire is a difficult process which he makes look easy. His attention to detail is extremely unique among photographers and he always seems to find interesting angles and techniques that we haven’t seen before.”

Alan Gleave, Graphic Design/Technical Writer, Montigo Fireplaces

“I am consistently impressed with the quality of Calvin’s work, his attention to detail and lighting, and his excellent ‘eye’ for capturing the qualities of a property. With Calvin, I am always confident of having top quality images to market my properties… Calvin understands the time pressures of real estate and is a superb team player. He is a pleasure to work with.”

Kristina Eng, Sutton West Coast Realty

“Calvin has created some excellent Aircraft images that we utilize in our Aircraft Brokerage. He has produced ahead of schedule and with excellent results, meaning the product delivered is ready to go, and require almost no additional changes. He is eager and keen, and highly recommended for any of your photography needs.”

Geoff Carlyle, Director of Business Development, Skyservice Business Aviation

“Calvin did an awesome job for us. The photos he took were exceptionally great and he paid keen attention to all the details of the millwork. Thanks Calvin”

Paul Kaushal, Best Choice Kitchen Cabinets

“When we look for a photographer, we look for someone who is professional, driven and passionate about aviation- Calvin checks all of these boxes and is a pleasure to work with. Calvin creatively captured our aircraft and operations through his great photographs. When your business is all about experience, conveying that experience is key and Calvin’s skill and eye have helped us by capturing the spirit of what we love to do.”

Peter Hunsinger, Harbour Air Seaplanes

“Calvin was fantastic to work with. He was clear about what we could expect and delivered as expected. He worked closely with us to ensure each location was captured to the standards we needed, and was relied on to work with the famous Vancouver weather to make calls that kept the project on track. We will work with Calvin in the future.”

Tak Kawana, Ballistic Arts Media Studios Inc

“Very friendly service and pays attention to details. I was very happy to have worked with Calvin and look forward to working more in the future”.

Ryan Euverman, President, Adera Natural Stone Supply Ltd.

“Thank you Calvin for the outstanding photos of my Super Emeraude (C-GSEW). I could not be happier with the results. The variety of photos and attention to detail totally impressed me. I really enjoyed working with you and look forward to doing some air to air at some point in the near future! Please feel free to include me as a reference, and I would highly recommend your work to anyone looking for aviation photography.”

Sean Walker, Private Aircraft Owner