Englishman River Swimming | Parksville Wedding Photographer

Parksville Engagement Photos ~ an Englishman River Super Special Secret Location

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Engagement Photos along Enlighman River, a Very Special Place to Them Vicky and Brad chose a very special swimming spot along the Englishman River in Parksville as the setting for their engagement photos. They have many memories here and visit often. There are trails and a beautiful swimming hole at this river spot, and its popularity is slowly growing. It was once the place local hippies would hangout nude, but […]

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Parksville Family Photos at Englishman River ~ Siblings in Top Bridge Regional Park

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Englishman River Siblings Photoshoot Crystal and her three younger brothers hired me to photograph them as a surprise birthday gift for their mom. Englishman River is basically their backyard, and they wanted to have their siblings photoshoot taken in a location that had meaning to both them and their mom. They grew up with this river, and so did I actually. I have so many memories here it genuinely feels […]

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Cathedral Grove Family Photos ~ Winter Portraits in an Old Growth BC Forest

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A Winter Portrait, Family Photos Taken in BC’s Old Growth Cathedral Grove Forest This family lives a few minutes away from Vancouver Island’s popular old growth forest destination Cathedral Grove- a place they love and feel at home in. Just four days until Christmas, we decided to take their family photos with a winter portrait feel in this popular BC park. Their Love Story These two met over the incredibly […]

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Engaged! Danielle & Jordan Windswept in Moorecroft Park | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Engaged and in it to Win It! Danielle and Jordan fell in love fast, and quickly knew they would spend their lives together. During our first meet up to see if we were a good match as wedding photographer and Bride + Groom, Danielle admitted she bought her wedding dress six months into the relationship, three years prior! I nearly choked on my tea I was so impressed. These two […]

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2018~ A Photographers Year in Review | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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2018; Visual Storytelling, Playful Experiences, Memories and Friendships Gained The past year has been an incredible journey with photography. I am so grateful for all of my clients and their trust in my capturing a little piece of their life stories. Capturing playful experiences like dancing in the West Coast waves at Sombrio Beach, gazing at the stars by a campfire in Pachena Bay Campground, photographing an outdoor April wedding […]

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Family Photos; a Moment in Time | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Playful Portraits & Genuine Family Character Sharon and her family hired me to capture their family character in a playful way that brings out a genuine portrait of the people they are today. Through prompts and games, I create moments that reveal the uniqueness of their family relationship, and images that they truly connect with. “For us, these pictures will go on to serve as some of our best records and […]

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Engaged! Camping with your wedding photographer on a Vancouver Island beach | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Engaged and In Love; Camping in Pachena Bay for your Engagement Photos When Jack and Charlotte first inquired with me about wedding photography, they mentioned that having their engagement session at Pachena Bay Campground would be their ideal location. Pachena Bay is located very near Bamfield and requires a lengthy travel on gravel roads to reach. From Victoria, for them, it would take just over 200km, much of it on […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Should I invite my wedding photographer to my wedding rehearsal? | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Should I invite my wedding photographer to my wedding rehearsal? Yes. It is a great idea to invite your wedding photographer to your wedding rehearsal. Rehearsals are usually held the day before, at the same time and place as your ceremony location. It’s very likely that your photographer will be there at that time anyways checking out the light, so you may as well extend the invite to have them […]