Parksville Wedding Photographer, Whimsical Elopement

Whimsical Lakeside Elopement with Wild and Cozy

Wild and Cozy’s Whimsical Lakeside Elopement Ashley and Braeden are both the hosts and models for this Wild and Cozy whimsical lakeside elopement. This content creation day was hosted by the real-life lovers and business owners of Wild and Cozy. February 10th, 2024 would turn out to be a cloudy, moody day with a sprinkling of rain and a mild 7 degrees or so. Absolutely perfect weather for a flock […]

Laura and Ryan’s Crown Mansion Wedding

A Fabulous Crown Mansion Wedding for Laura and Ryan Laura and Ryan enjoyed a fabulous Crown Mansion wedding in September with their closest family and friends. The Crown Mansion is a historic house in Qualicum Beach which has been maintained over the years to retain it’s 1914 aesthetics. Inside, you’ll find ornate wooden walls, crystal chandeliers, rooms with clawfoot bathtubs, a lounge room with record player and an old phone, […]

Oak Leaf Drive Nanoose

Scenic Nanoose Bay Family Photos

Vacationing on Vancouver Island and Enjoying the Views with a Nanoose Bay Family Photoshoot Tanya, James, their two kids, and two dogs were on their annual summer visit to Parksville and decided to have family photos taken. They asked me for suggestions on a beach with forest setting that they hadn’t yet seen during their travels. This Nanoose Bay beach has become one of my favorite places to take clients, […]

Moorecroft Park Wedding

A Moorecroft Park Wedding for Sofia and Ross

Sofia and Ross’s Moorecroft Park Wedding ~ Eloping with their Dog and Closest People! Sofia and Ross eloped in Nanoose Bay’s beautiful Moorecroft Park in July, with a record low-tide and brilliant warm sunshine. Sofia’s parents travelled from Germany, and local family and friends joined in as well. They brought their fur baby too, as Moorecroft Park is a dog-friendly Nanoose park! Sofia’s dad surprised the couple with two saxophone […]

Melody & Wim’s Sexy Beach Shoot

Rathtrevor Beach Sunset Photos Melody and Wim travelled from Vancouver specifically to have a sunset photoshoot at Rathtrevor Beach with me. I was so honored! It is extremely flattering to be chosen for my art, to document the intimacy of relationships. Melody had seen one of my most popular photos of a father and young daughter sitting in the water at sunset, and wanted to have a similar experience. Well, […]

Justine & Matthew’s Qualicum Beach Airbnb Wedding

An Intimate Wedding on their 10 Year Anniversary Justine and Matthew married on their 10 year anniversary with an intimate backyard celebration. Recently moved to Vancouver from Ontario, these two loved the idea of a vacation destination wedding. Vancouver Island it is! They rented a beautiful acreage Airbnb in Qualicum Beach which had multiple dwellings and a beautiful pond. Their parents, siblings, and closest friends joined them at the property, […]

Caitlyn and Ken’s Milner Garden Wedding

A Beautiful Milner Garden Wedding in July Caitlyn and Ken chose to have their Milner Garden wedding in June for their marriage celebration. This venue is incredibly beautiful year-round, but especially in Spring and early Summer. With 70 acres of forest, ocean views, and an impressive variety of flowers, the nature and flora here are breathtaking. In April, May, June and sometimes July you will find flowers in bloom. The […]

How to Take Lifestyle Newborn Photos

Tessa & Ben’s Lifestyle Newborn Photos Tessa and Ben welcomed a new baby sister into their family in early spring, and absolutely wanted to photograph the special occasion. This new baby sister would be their second daughter, three years apart. I was invited last minute to photograph their baby and family, as their original photographer had gotten sick. Babies grow so fast! And Tessa knew she wanted to capture the […]

Jill & Connor’s Little Qualicum Falls Engagement Photos

Little Qualicum Falls Engagement Photos ~ A Sunny September Day Jill and Connor enjoyed their Little Qualicum Falls engagement photos on a warm and beautiful day in September. These two live in Saskachewan together, and will be travelling to Vancouver Island’s popular Tigh Na Mara Resort in Parksville for their spring wedding. Fortunately, these two LOVE to travel. Despite the great distance between the Island and Prairies, we have been […]

Golden Hour Engagement Photos

Courtney and Joaquin’s Golden Hour Engagement Photos Golden hour goodness! Courtney and Joaquin’s golden hour engagement photos were taken at Oak Leaf Park in Nanoose Bay on a beautiful September day. We aimed for the golden glow that happens during the last hour before sunset, and we definitely nailed that! These photos were not manipulated or edited in a way to add a fake golden glow, these are oh natural […]