Errington Farmers Market Wedding

An Errington Hall Wedding~ Elise and Iain

Elise and Iain Celebrate Their Love With an Errington Hall Wedding Elise and Iain chose to have their wedding at the Errington Hall on a warm sunny August day among family and friends. Iain grew up in Errington, and was happy to be back with his partner of 11 years to become officially married. The groom and groomsmen wore Scottish kilts, representing Iain’s heritage. Elise is of Metis/Plains Cree descendance […]

Parksville Wedding Photographer

Spontaneous Latnzville Airbnb Wedding

Erica and Alistair Eloped in their Lantzville Airbnb! Erica and Alistair were visiting Vancouver Island on a work/pleasure trip for their weightlifting business in September, and they decided to spontaneously elope! Their Airbnb in Lantzville was gorgeous, overlooking Nanoose Bay with incredible views. A perfect setting for a Lantzville Airbnb wedding! With just 2 days notice, Erica reached out to local wedding vendors to see if they were available. Jane […]

Englishman River Wedding

Englishman River Falls Wedding

Angela and Kyle Get Married at Englishman River Falls, the River She Grew Up On ♥ Angela and Kyle’s Englishman River Falls wedding was peaceful and full of laugher. Angela grew up with this river, which holds a special nostalgic place in her heart. Now living in interior BC, these two enjoyed a Vancouver Island destination wedding. This wedding was special for me, as I had known Angela when I […]

Beach Club Resort Wedding

Cindy and Tyler’s Beach Club Resort Wedding ~ Parksville Wedding Photography

Cindy and Tyler’s Beach Club Resort Wedding in Parksville Cindy and Tyler enjoyed an intimate wedding celebration at Parksville’s Beach Club Resort along the waterfront in August. It was a beautiful sunny day, and warm. Sitting in the sun during the early morning ceremony, their parents were beaming with happiness as the couple exchanged vows. We took some family photos at the beach and in the shade of the building […]

Vancouver Island Helicopter Engagement

Stranded Hiker is Actually Her Boyfriend, Proposing!

An Epic West Coast Helicopters Engagement Flight James Surprises His Girlfriend with an Elaborate Vancouver Island Helicopter Proposal James schemed up an elaborate plan to propose to his girlfriend, Alexis. For weeks, he had been holding a secret surprise… one that included a helicopter, a snowy Vancouver Island mountaintop, and an engagement ring. The morning of April 22nd, 2022, seemed like an ordinary day at work for Alexis. While she […]

Parksville Family Photographer

Surprise, Kids!! We’re Getting Married While on our Parksville Vacation!

A Rathtrevor Beach Elopement While On Family Vacation Alana and Jesse knew they wanted to marry each other for quite some time, and decided to plan a secret surprise wedding on their upcoming family vacation to Vancouver Island. They planned to take their three kids, parents, and family friend on holiday to a beach resort in Parksville, and then surprise them with their wedding announcement. How fun!?! Their three children, […]

How Many Hours of Photography Do I Need for my Wedding?

How Many Hours of Photography Coverage Do I Actually Need for my Wedding? You’re about to book your wedding photographer, and you’re wondering how many hours of photography coverage do you actually need? Booking a wedding photographer is a large expense and an important vendor for your event. You probably don’t want to book someone for too many hours, and definitely not too few! But how many hours of photography […]

2022, a Wedding Photographer’s Year in Review as a Full-Time Photographer!

2022, a Year in Review as a Full-Time Wedding Photographer This marks my first complete calendar year as a full-time wedding photographer since quitting my day-job back in July 2021. A full year of relying on my income to get me through my bills, adventures, and even buying a house! I had been working 40 hours/week since 17 years old. Except for the occasional months-long road trips or education sprees, […]

Parksville Family Photographer

What to Wear to Your Photoshoot

What to Wear to Your Photoshoot Do you have an upcoming photoshoot and want to look your best, wondering what to wear? You are reading the right article! First off, dress for the weather and have appropriate footwear. Patterns, plaid, textured sweaters, jean jackets, scarves, pops of color, and similar color tones- all look GREAT in camera! Neutral colors are wonderful. Long skirts and dresses catch in the wind magically, […]