Our Team

Since 1980, Mountain West Studios has built a solid reputation as a quality provider of school portraits in Western Canada. Our managers, experienced lab staff, and knowledgeable customer service representatives play an important role in our success. The benefits of being family-owned and operated are evident in our quick response times - important decisions are made in a timely manner.

Mountain West is proud to offer grad, school, and family photography services across British Columbia and Alberta. Schools in Vancouver, Calgary, Kelowna, Burnaby, Prince George, and more are choosing Mountain West Studios to be their trusted photo provider.

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“My father created Mountain West Studios in our home in 1980. He was passionate about photography, a pioneer in creating innovative photography products for schools, and committed to producing quality photography at affordable prices. We are proud to have evolved his legacy into the incredible leading-edge photography company Mountain West Studios is today.”


Managing Director

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It is my promise to provide a smoothly running photo day, great-quality portraits and the highest level of service to your school and families. We strive to make your school photography experience fun, with minimal work at the school level. Mountain West is well-known for high-quality photographs, fun and interactive online ordering, as well as quick turnaround times. We guarantee it.

Donahue Martin

Client Partnership Manager


I have always loved working with children. My first degree and following years were as an elementary school teacher. My other life-long passion has always been photography and, after completing my diploma in photography at VanArts, I was thrilled to become a part of the Mountain West family in 2015. I’m able to combine my two passions by working with children as I visit schools and take their pictures. I feel so blessed to see hundreds of smiles every day – it’s truly a rewarding experience for me.


Greater Vancouver

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I am passionate about photography and joined the Mountain West team in 2000. For over 20 years I have used a professional yet personalized approach in providing photographic services to schools and, in doing so, have developed an excellent rapport with the many schools I have worked with.


Surrey, Maple Ridge

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After obtaining a diploma in Professional Photography and Advanced Visual Communications from the Western Academy of Photography, I joined the Mountain West family in 2005. I have always loved working with children. I’m a proud auntie to six nieces and one nephew and mom to my furbaby, a Great Pyrenees named Sophie. The Fraser Valley is my home and working within my community is important to me.


Fraser Valley

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I absolutely love working with people – both in sales and in customer service and joined the Mountain West team in 2012. For fun, I spend as much time as I can with my husband, dog, cat and horses. I ride and compete in Dressage and Hunter/Jumpers. I also enjoy wakesurfing and snowboarding and love the Okanagan lifestyle!


Okanagan, West Kootenay

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Accompanied by my adventure companion, a lab/shepherd-cross named Cypress, I enjoy hiking and exploring the wilderness in my spare time. I am an experienced and passionate photographer, driven by customer satisfaction, and I take pride in providing the best quality product and customer service possible. As Territory Manager, my goals include establishing strong and reliable lines of communication, as well as lasting relationships with schools and customers alike. 


Prince George, Northern B.C.

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I am committed to providing the highest level of photography services available in the industry and am proud to be a part of a team that stands at the forefront of digital photography technology. We have a wide range of photography programs, school administrative products, and special bonus incentives to meet the needs of your students, parents, and administrators.


Alberta, East Kootenay

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Impressive Products and Attention to Detail

Mountain West Studios sets the bar high, providing superior student photographs and customer service. Mountain West Studios go the distance to ensure quality and customer satisfaction! My rep and I have worked together for years, forging a dynamic partnership and honing the processes to deliver photo packages to our students and families. Their attention to detail is impressive as is their product!

Kris C.

Administrative Coordinator

Maple Ridge Secondary School

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