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Jessie and Kyle | Sunset Engagement Session East Sooke Park | Vancouver Island Photographer

Jessie and Kyle Sunset Engagement Session – Views for days!   East Sooke Park, BC  Life works in weird mysterious ways, this is something we all know to be true. With Covid cancelling my entire wedding season for the month of July. I decided it was a once in blue moon opportunity to pack the […]

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August 7, 2020

The Jordans | Dallas Road Family Session | Vancouver Island Photographer

The Jordans Family Session  Victoria BC  I am so lucky that I have had the pleasure of  photographing the Jordans not once but twice now! Last time we got together, Renee was pregnant with Anderson and on a chilly day in December, I had her in the water… YUP #badass – check out the session […]

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August 7, 2020

BHLDN wedding dresses Texas Farmhouse Wedding

Dayton + Cody Wedding | The Farmhouse Montgomery Texas || Edmonton Wedding Photographer

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a year since these two tied the knot! I had so much fun shooting at the beautiful Farmhouse Wedding Venue celebrating Dayton and Cody with all their loved ones. The details for this wedding that Dayton put together were simple yet so stunning. I loved all the little personal […]

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April 6, 2020

Barrier Lake Engagement Session, couple in kananaskis adventuring in the mountains together

Kayla + Chris Barrier Lake Engagement Session | Kananaskis Wedding Photographer

I feel so lucky to be Kayla and Chris’s wedding photographer! I’ve known Kayla for just about 5 years now and she is one of my best friends! We had so much fun during their engagement session adventuring around Barrier Lake and getting cuddly in a cozy little loft in Calgary. I feel so lucky […]

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April 4, 2020

Mom finds out she had her first boy : home water birth | edmonton birth photographer

The Birth of Bennett | Edmonton Birth Photographer

The beautiful late night homebirth of Bennett  Time and time again I am in complete awe of the power, courage and strength that women have. Sara’s homebirth of her third child and first baby boy Bennett, was such a privilege to witness. The moment she birthed her baby and was able to hold him up […]

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March 30, 2020

What The Fu*k Now – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Your Wedding

So let’s just start this post off the only way I know how—to be honest and say this effin’ blows. There is no easy way around this and the uncertainty is damn well terrifying. To my couples and ALL couples of 2020 who are planning their wedding, plus my fellow wedding industry friends and colleagues […]

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March 27, 2020

Our Intimate Beach Wedding Ucluelet B.C | 09.25.19

When Lorren and I begun planning our wedding we decided pretty early on that we wanted something small and intimate where our family and a few close friends could spend the whole weekend together in celebration; soaking in the beautiful nature of Ucluelet B.C – which is one of our favourite spots in the world! […]

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March 25, 2020

Same sex wedding, bride and bride eloping in Jasper National Park. Pyramid Lake Elopement. Love is love.

Jenne + Aubrey Jasper Elopement – Pyramid Lake Alberta | Jasper Elopement Photographer

Jenne and Aubrey decided to leave California and elope in Jasper Alberta which is situated in the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains! They kept their wedding simple but purposeful and it was nothing short of love, tons of laughter, maybe a few cold winds but definitely lots of warm hugs. We met the night before for […]

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March 25, 2020

How to stay productive and positive with your business during social distancing

I know a lot of us are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and sometimes darn right fearful of the future amidst these uncertain times. A lot of us entrepreneurs are feeling the heat with potential bookings being cancelled and postponed as people understandably begin to change their plans. Let’s just say it out loud … we’re facing […]

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March 15, 2020

winter engagement session

4 Simple Posing Tricks | Edmonton Couples Photographer

When I first began photography, the thought of posing always made me nervous. To this day I still get stuck in my head and overwhelmed. Raise your hand if you’ve ever been shooting and totally blanked at what to say to pose your couple— happens to the best of us! With that being said, it’s […]

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February 6, 2020