photography for the wildly in love

Wedding and elopement photographer based in Banff, ab

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Welcome to Stoppa Photography!

I am Tara, a passionate wedding and elopement photographer based in Banff, Alberta. I specialize in crafting unforgettable experiences for adventurous souls deeply in love. From intimate elopements atop rugged peaks to romantic ceremonies nestled in pristine wilderness, each image I capture tells a story of raw emotion and unbridled beauty. Let's embark on an adventure together, and immortalize your love amidst the stunning vistas of the Canadian Rockies.

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Documenting Epic Love Stories in the Canadian Rockies

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Serving the Rockies for your elopement and wedding needs.

From Banff to Revelstoke, I’ve got your photography needs covered. I’m here to capture your special moments and scenic shots with professionalism and attention to detail. Whether it's for an elopement adventure or a wedding in the mountains, you can count on me to deliver high-quality images that reflect your experiences in these beautiful locations.
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If you want the most breathtaking photos to treasure for the rest of your life, hire Tara. A few days after our prairie wedding we started hiking EEOR at 3am to take sunrise photos. Changed at the top and even though it was so cold and windy, the photos are incredible. Every single one that was sent to us, we love. We are so grateful. ♥️

Melissa & Danny

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Why choose me as your photographer?

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✿ I’ve been exploring the Rockies for the past 13 years and I know all of the best locations for your day! If you want epic photos, I got you!

✿ I care about your love story and want to document it in the most authentic and beautiful way.

✿ We will become friends during the planning process so you feel comfortable and have the best time on your day! I'll be your adventure buddy, your dress floofer, your story teller and your biggest cheerleader!

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If you’re looking for an outdoor wedding photographer (who LOVES working with dogs), I could not recommend Tara enough! Neither my husband or I are very comfortable in front of a camera, but she knew exactly how to get us to loosen up and help with posing. She not only did an outstanding job day of, but also put hours into research and recommendations for the locations of the shoots. Stoppa Photography did both our engagement session, and our wedding, and well, the photos speak for themselves! Booking with Tara will be the best decision you can make for your big day!!!!! I’d recommend her 100x over!

Katie & Ryan

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Just want to give a shout-out to Stoppa Photography! Tara is so talented, helpful, & passionate about what she does. She will help with everything from outfit recommendations, location suggestions, & other vendor options for everything from floral to catering. Being a Covid bride I can honestly say without Tara’s help we wouldn’t have had the amazing experience we had. Our wedding turned out better than we could have ever expected, especially if you want your dogs to be apart of your special day! She will literally wake up at midnight to capture sunrise photos with you in the mountains, & ensure every detail is perfect. I cannot thank you enough, & we highly recommend Stoppa Photography for the adventurous couples!

Kayla & Justin

As a No Trace Photographer, I embody the principle of leaving no trace in the environments I capture, blending respect for nature with my photographic practice. My work is about careful planning and non-intrusive interaction with the natural world, ensuring I preserve its untouched beauty for others to enjoy. I don’t alter landscapes for the perfect shot; I adapt, using longer lenses to keep a respectful distance, especially in sensitive areas.

Through my lens, I advocate for conservation and ethical engagement with nature, striving to make a positive impact one photo at a time. Being a No Trace Photographer is more than a title—it's a commitment to preserving the world's landscapes and cultures in their authentic state.

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