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I’ve always enjoyed quotes. They’ve inspired me, encouraged me and often evoked a particular emotion or feeling. I find beauty and intrigue in the simplicity of their ability to capture my attention in just a simple phrase. Quotes tell a story. They are a verbal or written snapshot of a specific moment of time that can’t be redone or duplicated and yet when quoted have the ability to bring about those same emotions as when it first took place.

Photography is a vessel that allows me the privilege of capturing the moments that tell your story, a history, a personal unique and individual time that can’t be repeated or reproduced. My hope is that the story told in your photographs will allow you in years from now to share the original feelings your special day evoked with a world that otherwise wouldn’t have been able to experience it, feelings of pure joy, excitement, anticipation, pleasure, friendship and of love.

There is a story waiting to be told between each set of quotations and since pictures speaks a thousand words... let's give the world your stories.

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Archive for 'Couples & Engagement'

Eleisha and Josh snuck away for a few days to Banff where they snuggled by a roof top fire for their intimate “i do’s” it was a beautiful ceremony with no one other than their Pastor and his wife (and three guys chilling in the hot tub who cheered loudly when they kissed) It was beautiful and perfect and they skyped in their kids so they wouldn’t miss it – I can’t imagine the emotion they were feeling as they said their vows and got ready to start their new life as Mr. and Mrs.

It was a wonderful afternoon and I quite enjoyed my time driving aroung the mountians after the ceremony. Huge congrats you two!

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After taking a break from photographing weddings, it was an absolute joy to spend the day with Kim and Nathan! I’ve known Nathan for years and when I found out he’d gotten engaged and then later asked if I could capture the day I was beyond excited! The wedding took place Thanksgiving Sunday, after a grey snowy mess of a day on Saturday everyone was thrilled to see some blue skies on Sunday. By the time we headed out for the formal photos the fog had rolled in and the wind picked up and it was COLD! The guys and gals took turns warming up in the limo while I snapped away, you’d never know it though… everyone was such troopers!

Thanks Nathan and Kim for having me be a part of your magical day!

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A couple weeks ago I had the honor and privileged of standing up with these two as they tied the knot. It was the most beautiful ceremony ever, filled with so much love and so many unique and personal touches.

Kathryn is a dear friend and I, of course, couldn’t let the engagement go by without taking them out to do a shoot.  We headed out with Cooper on a beautiful evening and pretty much just hung out – it was a great night and I loved being a part of this time in their journey together.

Love you both!!

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EEEK so this is super exciting!!! My brother in law is ENGAGED!!!!! A couple weekends ago we headed out to Radium for our annual family camping trip and they asked if I’d “snap a few photos” for their invitations. Little did they know how excited I’d be and I ended dragging them out two nights in a row and took way longer than “oh it’ll just be 30 min” OOPS!!! They for sure ended up with a few more than a couple snap shots haha and it was a lot of fun checking out a new area. It was really smokey  and a storm blew in crazy fast but we managed to get it done!

I am so excited for these two. They are such a sweet couple and Rachelle is PERFECT! I can’t wait to have another sister and I think she is a wonderful addition to the family… Justin, you chose well!!

They also said they weren’t that photogenic, but I think they were lying, they were PROS and made my job easy.

Enjoy!

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After having to cancel the first go around due to a rain storm we were able to head out a few days later and had great success. It was a beautiful evening and I couldn’t have asked for a better couple to gallivant around High River with, Bryan and Geordina were SO photogenic and the night was perfect.  There were so many amazing locations and I could have shot them for hours more. You know that look where the couple goes in for a kiss and they just about kiss but not quite kiss … well they NAILED that! Seriously… usually it is so hard to get that shot as the couple goes in for a slow motion kiss, but these two… they were pros! haha

See… LOOK AT THEM! I need to make a tutorial video.Bryan&Geordina17

But in all seriousness, they were gems and I was absolutely honored to be able to capture their engagement. They sure made my job easy! Congrats you two love birds. I hope you love the photos as much as I loved spending the evening with you.

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I don’t even know where to begin with this post! Kyla and I very randomly met a few years ago and continued to see each other at a number of events through a mutual friend. It wasn’t until she mentioned she was going to Thailand for a month (to which I said I’d love to go some day … not expecting her to invite me) that our friendship changed.  See, we really didn’t know each other all by this point so when she invited me I thought she was just being nice and she thought I just said yes to be nice…. ‘casue that’s what people do I guess! Haha. Little did she know I legit REALLY wanted to go and little did I know it had been an actual genuine invitation. So after a week or so of “checking” to make sure it was ok, I booked my trip. And off we were, two gals who’d really just met, for an epic adventure in Thailand.

Since then we’ve been best of friends. Kyla Lives on a farm outside the city so I often found myself heading out there for mini weekend retreats and quickly became ‘adopted’ by her mom and dad as well. Her home became my home away from home and I couldn’t wait to share it with my my now husband Josh as well. His first trip out with me was to meet Kyla’s new beau Dan, I was ecstatic! I’d heard SO much about this ‘Officer Yummy’ I couldn’t wait to meet him (and Josh was happy to have a guy there too) Everyone hit it off great and we’ve continued our weekend retreats ever since!

It’s been wonderful watching Kyla and Dan’s relationship grow, and entertaining at times since Dan and I and then Josh and Kyla are the same people! (Which really helps when I don’t get Josh or Kyla doesn’t get Dan… it’s perfect!) I was just thrilled when Dan asked Kyla to marry him and was so excited when both Josh and I were asked to be a part of the bridal party! I can’t wait to stand up beside Kyla next July!

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