Cathedral Grove Family Photos | Parksville Family Wedding Photographer | Old Growth Forest

Cathedral Grove Family Photos ~ Winter Portraits in an Old Growth BC Forest

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A Winter Portrait, Family Photos Taken in BC’s Old Growth Cathedral Grove Forest This family lives a few minutes away from Vancouver Island’s popular old growth forest destination Cathedral Grove- a place they love and feel at home in. Just four days until Christmas, we decided to take their family photos with a winter portrait feel in this popular BC park. Their Love Story These two met over the incredibly […]

Pipers Lagoon Wedding | Nanaimo Wedding Photographer

Kat & Matt’s Beach Wedding at Pipers Lagoon Park~ Nanaimo Wedding Photography

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Kat & Matt’s Nanaimo Wedding at Pipers Lagoon Park Kat and Matt held their wedding ceremony at Pipers Lagoon Park, a popular beach destination in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. This 8 hectare park has a grassy field, sandy and rocky beaches, a couple of breathtaking cliffs overlooking the ocean, and a Garry Oak forest. They set up the ceremony on the grassy field for eighty guests. With the ocean breeze […]

Bear Mountain Resort Wedding | Chinese Cultural Tradition Wedding Victoria

Tamara & Terrence’s Bear Mountain Resort Wedding ~ Chinese Multi-Cultural Wedding

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A Bear Mountain Resort Wedding Fairy-tale Tamara and Terrence each have large families and are a romantic couple at heart who admire the princes and princesses they read about in books. They wanted to feel like royalty and have a fairy-tale wedding- Bear Mountain Resort in Victoria was the perfect wedding venue for their whimsical story. With 175 guests, they exchanged private vows during their first look beneath the Wisteria […]

Rathtrevor Beach Family Reunion | Pasrksville Family Photography

Photographing a Rathtrevor Beach Family Reunion~Renting Out the Picnic Shelters

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A Family Reunion at Rathtrevor Beach, Renting out the Picnic Shelter Nicola contacted me inquiring about photographing their family reunion at Rathtrevor Beach. They rented out one of the picnic shelters to provide space for the family gathering. One of Nicola’s daughters and her husband were visiting from Europe and are expecting their first baby. Since she lives on another continent, the idea of getting everyone together sprouted. From Victoria, […]

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Sombrio Beach Engagement Photos~ Playing in the Waves During a West Coast Sunset

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Sombrio Beach, an Incredible West Coast Setting for Adventurous Engagement Photos Emily and Shaun were up for adventurous engagement photos, and since they are beach lovers, I suggested Sombrio Beach near Port Renfrew on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. It is an amazing spot and actually my favorite beach in the world. With long stretches of both sandy and pebbly beaches, a healthy Sitka Spruce forest, a hidden waterfall, […]

Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site Wedding

Emily & Shaun~ a Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Park Wedding

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Emily & Shaun’s Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Park Wedding On a sunny September day, Emily and Shaun celebrated their marriage with a large, outdoor wedding at Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Park in Colwood, BC. These two are big ocean lovers, and they knew they wanted to marry with views of the sea in clear site. Shaun is a bit of a history buff and has interests in the military and […]

Qualicum Beach Wedding | Elizabeth Manor Wedding | Qualicum Beach Wedding Photographer

An Intimate Qualicum Beach Wedding ~ with a Black Wedding Dress & a Ring Bearing Hawk

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An Intimate Qualicum Beach Wedding at Elizabeth Manor Agnes and Nick celebrated their wedding among an intimate group of family and friends at the Elizabeth Manor in Qualicum Beach. They married their way, doing things in a style that reflect who they are. They married on a Sunday in the front lawn of the beautiful and historic Elizabeth Manor, the sun was hiding beneath a slight layer of smoke due […]

Rathtrevor Beach Family Photos - Parksville Family Photographer

Family on Vacation~ Rathtrevor Beach Family Photos~ Celebrating Mom’s 60th!

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Family Vacation Photos, Rathtrevor Beach Toni and her family traveled from Ontario this past summer for a vacation on Vancouver Island. They decided to have their family photos taken at Rathtrevor Beach in Parksville to capture this memory. It was a celebration of everyone being together as well as her Mom’s 60th birthday and her sisters birthday as well. We spent some time in the Douglas Fir forest and the […]

Merridale Cidery and Distillery Wedding Photos | Vancouver Island Wedding Venue

Vancouver Island Wedding Venue: Merridale Cidery & Distillery

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Merridale Cidery & Distillery, a Vancouver Island Wedding Venue Merridale Cidery & Distillery is a gorgeous and rustic orchard wedding venue located in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. It’s open air dining area overlooks the fields of apples and is in perfect view for watching the sun set. You can stay in one of their two beautiful Yurts, drink their home-made ciders and craft spirits, walk among the apple […]

Vancouver Island Elopement Photographer | Victoria Gorge Waterway Wedding

Jack & Charlotte’s Backyard Victoria Wedding ~ Victoria Gorge Waterway Wedding

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A Backyard Spring Wedding in Victoria Jack and Charlotte became married in their own backyard in Victoria in the Spring. They held their wedding ceremony and reception in the backyard of their first home purchased together. Just a two minute walk from the Victoria Gorge Waterway, we photographed their wedding formal portraits as well as an intimate and private first look by the water among the Chestnut trees. Their wedding […]