Ucluelet Elopement Wedding Photography

A Ucluelet Elopement on the Wild Pacific Trail |Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Their love story began… Janice moved west to Vancouver Island from the prairies, lured by the ocean and hiking trails. She was a letter carrier, and he was letter carrier. They met at work, and when I asked who had a crush on who first, they both giggled and Shane admitted he was the one to make the first move but Janice was sure happy about it. They instantly hit […]

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Dara and Darnell’s Nanaimo Spring Wedding | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Their love story began… When a little flirtation at work turned into a lot of love. They quickly realized that they would be together forever, the decision was mutual and apparent. Darnell decided to take a change in his career and join the military. Sometimes he was training in Nova Scotia, sometimes he was in Alberta. Dara decided to move with him wherever he went. They had a daughter together […]

Vintage Wedding Dress Tea Party

When a Black Bear Crashes Your Vintage Wedding Dress Tea Party | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Only in Errington.. …will you drive up to your home to find your girlfriend wearing a vintage wedding dress having a tea party with her friend on a chilly October evening nearing sundown. Okay, well maybe you have experienced this before in some way or another, but what’s really “Errington” about this is the fact that an uninvited guest showed up. He showed up and there wasn’t a cup that […]

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Vancouver Island Backyard Family Photoshoot | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Vancouver Island Backyard Family Photoshoot Grandma and Grandpa moved to Vancouver Island a couple of years ago; Donna wanted to spend her retirement near the ocean on an island with less snow than Alberta. The only downside to moving to this beautiful place is that their children and grandchildren wouldn’t be as near to them. Time spent with family is precious, but it is even more so when there is […]

Parksville Family and Pet and Wedding adventure photographer

Puppy and Mum | Parksville& Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Puppy Portrait, and some Cuddles Too Cathy has been mom to a few dogs over the years, and she has gotten proffessional portraits taken of each of them to hang one on her wall. We decided to visit their daily walking spot; Nanaimo’s Mordem Coillery Dam to capture her puppy portraits this year. Abby is a beautiful Lab rescue, who really showed her quirky personality over the walk with her […]

Parksville Rathtrevor Beach Family Photographer

Rathtrevor Beach Family Portrait- Three Generations and a Blue Heeler | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Rathtrevor Beach Family Portrait Midday Sun, Three Generations, and a Blue Heeler Aili and her daughter were vacationing in Parksville and Vancouver Island for a week. Her mother came down from Port Hardy to spend some time with her daughter and granddaughter, who are living in interior British Columbia. Strolling along the Craigstreet Market one Tuesday, Aili met me at my booth and decided to book a photoshoot with me, […]

Vancouver Island Adventurous Camping Wedding Photographer

Adventurous Vancouver Island Outdoor Portrait | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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An adventurous Vancouver Island outdoor couples portrait session, set against a beautiful river that has carved its way through hard rock over the past centuries. It’s a spectacular river that flows cold and strong, especially during our winter months. This is a popular tourist destination, but us locals know where to go for the quiet, off-the-beaten-track locations. These two asked me to photograph their blossoming relationship in a location they […]

Qualicum Beach Wedding Eaglecrest Golf Course

Ceremonial White Dove Release- Qualicum Beach Wedding | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Ben and Jenny’s Qualicum Beach wedding this past April included a very symbolic and commemorative gesture during their ceremony. They both released a white dove after they spoke their vows and gave their official kiss, to recognize and provide a moment of love and space for two of their loved ones no longer with them. His sister and her mother were in the minds of all present that day, and […]

Vancouver Island Adventure Family Wedding Photographer

Ocean-Lovin’ Beachcombers | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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~A Vancouver Island adventure family photoshoot~ It was a pleasure photographing this ocean-loving family last week at Beachcomber Park in Nanoose Bay. Ocean must be an inherent gene in these four, as little Brooke got her diaper salt-water soaked within the first five minutes- she was compelled to play and find rocks in the water, and handsome Trace just couldn’t keep his eyes off of the ocean. This was their […]