Vancouver Island Family Photographer

A Fleeting Infancy | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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

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

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

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 […]

Jillian; Grad Portrait Session | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

I photographed Jillian for a mini portrait session last winter. It was a mild Vancouver Island winter day, and our thirty minutes together were dry and perfect! Our quick mini-session was very successful as we got a variety of poses and she ended up with quite a few head shots to choose from for grad portraits, new Facebook profile pictures, sending pictures to her family, etc. Grandparents love hanging their […]

Randy and Robin | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

I actually have three jobs at the moments, and I am passionate about all of them! The first is pretty obvious; I am a wedding and relationship photographer. My other part-time work is as a photography tour guide with Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours in Parksville. I take people to beautiful Oceanside parks and help them to use the manual settings on their cameras and talk about the region. I love […]

Milner Gardens Grad Portrait Session | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

With graduation approaching for miss Piper, she wanted some pictures of herself in a setting of blossom, color, and tranquility. A place near to her highschool, and a place she loves, we decided to photograph at the picturesque and enchanting Milner Gardens in Qualicum Beach. If you’ve never been here before, it is absolutely amazing. “Experience the magic of 28 hectares (70 acres) of unspoiled natural beauty perched on the […]

Beautiful Miracle. Just nine days to go, Little One! | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

Waiting, wondering, ready to let the light of the world wrap around you little girl, in all of its complexity, beauty, endearment, and pathways. With just nine days left in her pregnancy, Willow and I set aside an hour together to capture this incredible and curious time of her life. This is her first pregnancy, and has witnessed all of the amazing changes that her body has gone through in […]

Dancing West Coast Rains | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

Dancing West Coast Rains On a cold winter day in Parksville, where the rain couldĀ  have been snow if only a couple of degrees cooler, Bethany and I had a little dance session at Rathtrevor Park. No rain jacket for this shoot, just her favorite plaid T-shirt, the one she calls her “camping shirt!” When clients ask me what they should wear, I always tell them to dress in something […]