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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 […]

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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 […]

Rathtrevor Beach Adventure Family Photoshoot

Windy family session at Parksville’s beautiful Rathtrevor Beach | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Rathtrevor Beach Family Photos It was a pleasure to photograph this sweet family at one of Vancouver Islands popular beaches; Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park of Parksville. A windy Spring day, we shot at golden hour with beautiful light as the sun slowly set behind the Douglas Fir trees. The two sisters were a total riot! Hilarious, they were quite entertaining and showed their true character in the images. I met […]

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Erin & Jake’s Nanaimo Wedding | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Erin and Jake’s Picturesque Backyard Nanaimo Wedding Their love story began… At a weekly group sport event playing various sports for fun, she noticed this cute guy playing on the team. She couldn’t remember his name, but her sister remembered! Soon enough, they were hanging out beyond the weekly sport meetup, and fell pretty hard for each other, and fast. She was an artist, studying to be a nurse, and […]

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Dara & Darnell’s Rain~Moss~Maple Adventure Engagement Session | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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A Vancouver Island Adventure Engagement Session Fossli Park, Port Alberni Vancouver Island Adventure and Elopement Wedding Photographer These two recently moved back to Vancouver Island from Alberta, and were quite happy to take up my suggestion of photographing their engagement session in one of our beautiful Vancouver Island parks. I asked them if they’d like a more adventurous engagement session, taking them to a beautiful maple forest in Port Alberni […]

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A Fleeting Infancy | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Baby Photos in Baby’s First Nursery It’s a wondrous time in your life; becoming parents. All of a sudden, this little human enters your lives and your love for him/her is so great, it feels euphoric. A great leap of learning and experiences becomes a daily happening, as you watch your child grow every day. This growth happens fast. In the beginning you’re counting the hours, “She’s barely 48 hours.” […]

Stephanie and Timothy’s Wedding | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Stephanie and Tim’s Beautiful Neck Point Park Wedding Their love story began… In the VIU cafeteria, where they met, mingled, dined and completely hit it off. She was taking the nursing program, he was learning electricity. With an intense mutual passion for sports and for coffee, and strong family values, they sparked. A couple years of dating later, their families were already as one but decided to make it official […]

Piper; Winter Sunset | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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I photographed beautiful Piper on top of Little Mountain in Parksville last winter. We were waiting for a snowy day to go out and capture some images of her wearing a red sweater. This was her first shoot, and she rocked it! The lighting was amazing, (Golden Hour!) she was relaxed and comfortable with me, and the setting was unreal. This is another one of my favorite places to take […]

Serena; Sweet Sixteen | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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For Serena’s sixteenth birthday, her mom hired me to take some pictures of her playing her violin. Violin is intrinsic to Serena, and she has continued a lifelong pursuit of the craft even to this day. She is studying music and also works in music, helping teach others how to play the instrument as well. On her birthday here, her mom also presented her with an unexpected gift; an S […]