The Best Men

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The Best Men Wedding Photography is a collaboration of talented and personable photographers founded by Antonio La Fauci in 2012, along with friend and second-shooter Nick Stipanovich.

With many weddings under his belt, Toni wanted to start a brand that embodied his style and vision for wedding photography in a world where so much of what is important in a wedding day seems to fall off track.

Our approach is simple – let’s keep it real – we want to capture the story of your wedding as it unfolds, with as little staging and posing as possible. With over 10 years of experience and 75 weddings photographed, Antonio and his team can anticipate and react when needed to ensure all of those candid once-in-a-lifetime moments are preserved forever.

Although we specialize in full day wedding coverage, we cater to every type of wedding for every type of client, and any other life event to follow thereafter. With us you’ll have more then just wedding photographers, you’ll have photographers for life… The Best Men have your back!

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Antonio La Fauci

Antonio is an award winning photographer born and raised on Vancouver Island. Toni picked up a camera at the young age of 12, and hasn’t really put it down ever since. If he’s not busy with his eyes behind a lens, he’s out exploring with his wife Pauline and rescue pups Rupee and Roti, or day-dreaming of the next place to travel to, whether for work or play. Photography for Antonio is not only a profession, but also his passion, which is reflected in every shot he takes.

Antonio has held 2 solo exhibitions of his travel and fine-art photography work, as well as a number of contributions to group shows and various magazines. In 2013 he completed an original installation of nature landscapes local to the newly re-branded Qualicum Beach Inn, as well as several smaller installations in a number of venues across Vancouver Island and the mainland. Antonio also shares a beautiful office & studio space named Cinderbloc with close friend and unofficial mentor Dean Azim.

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Nick Stipanovich

Nick moved to Victoria from Ontario at a young age, and has spent many years honing his photography skills alongside sating the thirsty people of Victoria at the Strathcona Hotel, as well as some other fine establishments in the city. Nicks personality makes him instantly likeable and personable, and alongside Antonio has photographed over 30 weddings, as well as several on his own.

Nick has a background in architectural design and visual media, and is an avid rock climber. Nick loves spending time in nature with his dog Scout and lovely partner Jane, whom he co-owns Studio 7 Salon with.