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About Dave & Quin

Dave & Quin Cheung are a husband and wife team of international award-winning photographers and filmmakers based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Over the past two decades commissions have sent them to document stories across the world, including Argentina, Indonesia, India, Panama, Spain, Thailand, Germany, Greece, and across North America. Their portfolio ranges from luxury brand commercials to capturing the raw realities of life in the slums of Indonesia. However, their unwavering priority is to convey the beauty of human connection through their cinematic vision.

They were honoured to have their first documentary, Steph Jane – On Living with Cancer, selected to screen at the Calgary International Film Festival. Braves Wear Braids Documentary looks at the spiritual meaning of braids and the struggles Indigenous youth face to keep this vital piece of their culture alive. Featuring NHL hockey player Ethan Bear, Tsuut’ina Elders and other Indigenous men and women, this multi award-winning film journies with them through their personal stories of adversity, resilience and forgiveness. Their documentary short, Once a Cowgirl Forever a Cowgirl, was executively produced and broadcast by CBC.  

Their images and videos have been licensed for international advertising campaigns, TV commercials, broadcast news, published in industry journals and books on fine art portraiture, and won numorous awards.

With over 22 years of experience, Dave and Quin work in perfect synergy as a husband-wife team. They have honed their skills in both masterful lighting and making people feel effortlessly comfortable in front of their cameras, resulting in artfully captured authentic emotions. Their background in entrepreneurship and advertising lends them a unique understanding of brand and story development that goes beyond mere marketing hype.

Capabilities include full studio and on-location film and photography production, professional audio and lighting interview acquisition, advanced gimbal & Steadicam operating, story development and scriptwriting, in-house greenscreen studio, indoor/outdoor drone piloting, same-day editing service, car chase gimbal shooting and more. With extensive experience operating in teams as well as “one-man crews”, they are trusted partners in sensitive and difficult situations.

Corporate clients include Lexus, Aviation Gin, Petro Canada, Bauer Hockey, Weber Grills, Taza Development Corp, Nikon, Glenfiddich Whisky, Panasonic, FM Systems, and a Giant of the travel industry.  Click here to view their photography.

A word from Dave & Quin

Our gift is connecting – with the people we are privileged to capture, and the audience we are honoured to garner.

We believe everyone has a story worth sharing. We want to help share yours, and we promise to listen, to shoot, and to share your story with heart.

Above all else, we strive to honour our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ through excellence in service, customer relationship, and lifestyle. (Colossians 3:23)

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