About

Marissa Baeker

Marissa has tackled life with a camera in her hand for as long as she can remember. In 2001, leaving a lengthly career as a paralegal behind, she founded Shoot the Breeze.

Marissa’s lives an active life and is passionate about the outdoors, sports, music, and motorcycles. Shoot the Breeze is the brand that encompasses these passions and the people who love, live and work these lifestyles. 

Born in Saskatchewan and now living in the Okanagan Valley, B.C. Marissa’s passions keep her busy and inspired. 

With experience working with teams, athletes, musicians, families and large venues such as stadiums and tracks Marissa has decades of experience with both professionals and enthusiasts. With a detailed resume including game action, competitions, editorial imagery, lifestyle portraiture, stage performance and commercial/film Marissa’s passions fuel her work. 

In 2016 Marissa was the only female of 32 journalists awarded a Paul Carson Broadcast and Media award for her work in sports journalism.

HIRE MARISSA!

For professional photographs fueled by passion and experience, contact Marissa Baecker. She will work with you in order to ensure you get high quality photographs. When you hire Marissa, you not only get over two decades of experience, you get her drive and passion.

  • Concert photography
  • Moto
  • Sports
  • Tourism

Marissa’s decades of experience is evident in her resume

Some of the events, concerts, and venues Marissa has shot include:

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Syndicated moto journalist

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Freelance WHL photographer since 2004

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Official team photographer WHL Kelowna Rockets since 2009

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CHL Memorial Cup - 100th Anniversary - 2018

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CHL Russia Super Series 2009, 2010, 2015, 2018

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NHL Young Stars Classic 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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CTV Juno Awards 2007, 2008, 2009

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Sportsnet Grand Slam Curling 2012

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CHL Top Prospects 2012

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IIHF World Junior Championships 2006

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NHL Kraft Hockeyville 2016 (Edmonton Oilers)

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NHL Olympic Training Camp 2005

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NHL regular-season action

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NHL Centre Ice HD TV (Heatley, Iginla) Stills Photographer 2007

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Shoot for a Cure ad campaign - Jarome Iginla Stills Photographer 2006

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ISDE - Germany, 2012

Meet

MARISSA

BAECKER

Marissa has tackled life with a camera in her hand for as long as she can remember. In 2001, leaving a lengthly career as a paralegal behind, she founded shoot the Breeze.

Marissa’s life is filled with sports, music, and motorcycles. With Shoot the Breeze, Marissa showcases the people who share her lifestyle and passions. When you work with Marissa you not only get her passionate drive, but also her decades of experience.

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