Architectural

Close communication. Attention to staging & lighting. Craftsmanship in editing. We have the eye, experience & specialized equipment to effectively showcase form and function.

Commercial

New creative and technical challenges are what we love most, and we have the experience, hardware and the eye necessary to consistently bring your vision to life either in print or online.

People

We capture people in relaxed, unguarded fashion, and our lighting skills allow us to work fast while still retaining a natural feel and the highest level of image quality others cannot.

Commercial & Architectural Photography

At Photek we understand photography and business. We provide our clients commercial photography that really works—getting your message across clearly and with style. We work with you, delivering compelling images that fit your marketing needs, budget, and timelines.

We’ve been producing compelling photographs for Red Deer and all of Alberta business, industry, institutions & government for over 30 years.

Our award-winning images have been featured in both Canada-wide and international publications. There are very few photographers in our area that can match our creative and technical expertise.

Intricate staging? We can do it! Complex multi-frame digital edits? Not a problem! Specialized high-end equipment most others don’t have? We’ve got it! We will work closely with your creative team to achieve the unachievable and produce the best commercial and architectural photographs you have ever seen.

Complex Lighting

We excel at lighting & setups that are complex.

Logistics & Travel

We are willing to travel anywhere in Alberta and beyond.

Digital Compositing

Complicated Photoshop task? Multi-layer composite? No Problem.

Architecture

We are experts and doing Architecture right. 

Dwight Arthur

Lead Photographer

Dwight Arthur has been visually focused from an early age. He got his first exposure to photography at about age four in his father’s darkroom, and he has been hooked on the medium ever since.

His philosophy is that photographs are all about communication. A good photo is one that clearly communicates the intended message with no detours or distractions.

“Have something to say, and say it with clarity and enthusiasm!”

In recent years he has also decided to share his wealth of experience with others by teaching photography—both with Continuing Education at Red Deer College, McBain Camera and through private coaching.

A taste of some our our favourites:

Photography Coaching & Training

Not only does Photek create outstanding images, we also teach photography! We have two options to make the most of your photographic learning! 

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Classes

We offer classroom style training via McBain camera covering camera basics, “getting off auto” and more advanced classes. Visit their website for classes, times and prices.

Coaching

Coaching

We offer 1-on-1 coaching opportunities as well. Pricing and times vary, but please, contact Dwight and we can customize your coaching session!

For anyone wanting to learn more about photography, from basic camera operation to image editing, I’d recommend Photek training in an instant.

~ Paul Howard

When I started learning from Dwight I had very little knowledge about how to work my camera. With Dwight’s encouragement I was able to take my camera off of auto and capture the images that I had envisioned.

~ Jennifer Swenson

Dwight taught me the fundamentals of photography and gave me the understanding and confidence to continue to develop my skills and pursue my passion of portrait photography.

~ Linda Healing

Dwight dispelled the mysteries and complexities of my camera which allowed me to think more about what I wanted to photograph rather than think just about the camera. 

~ Archie Richardson

I have also learned to read the light that is around me, and to make creative decisions based on what I see and feel in any given situation.

~ Brian Olstad

What I really enjoy about Photek classes is the passion that Dwight has for what he does, plus the ability to transfer that passion to his students. Dwight has inspired me to aim higher in my creative ability!

~ Mike Wanini

Dwight’s teaching style is simple and fun and after taking the first course I was hungry for more and to keep on going.

~ Andrea Macdonald

He is willing to share all of his knowledge and is extremely patient—willing to take the time to make sure you understand

~ Jennifer Swenson

My own images are now much improved because of the time I’ve spent with Dwight

~ Archie Richardson

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