Welcome!

Jan van der Hooft is a freelance photographer based is Victoria, British Columbia. He specializes in Portraits, Wedding and Engagement shoots and Family Portraits. He is also an experienced Food and Restaurant photographer, and has a passion for shooting live events and Fashion photography. 


Jan’s photography career began as a hobby in 2014 while pursuing his Masters degree at the Schulich School of Music in Montreal. He worked as a professional opera singer until the COVID-19 pandemic shut down theatres in 2020. Turning his passion for photography into a full-time business, Jan found a new way to tell stories through the lens of his camera.


J.Abram Photography is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and providing a safe space for all clients. This business is dedicated to capturing your authentic moments. Whether you are looking for photos to rebrand, change the face of your business or remember a life milestone, Jan looks forward to delivering a final product you will treasure.


In his free time, Jan can be found on photo walks with his wife around Vancouver Island, collecting old film cameras and volunteering as a photographer at The Victoria General Hospital.

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“I have so many photos from our shoot that I LOVE, and it's inspired a re-energized brand.”