Englishman River Swimming | Parksville Wedding Photographer

Parksville Engagement Photos ~ an Englishman River Super Special Secret Location

Posted Posted in Portrait

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 […]

Nanoose Bay Wedding Photographer | Parksville Wedding Photographer

An Intimate Nanoose Bay Autumn Wedding

Posted Posted in Elopement, Portrait, Weddings

An Intimate Autumn Wedding in Nanoose Bay Laurie and Stan married at the beach in front of their Nanoose Bay home among an intimate gathering of family. On October 19th, their Autumn wedding was blessed by a break in the rainy weather. During their ceremony and afterwords for family portraits, the sun shone through the clouds creating an incredibly dynamic and beautiful sky. They married at Blueback Drive Community Park, […]

Rathtrevor Beach Wedding Photographer | Rathtrevor Beach Elopement Photographer | Parksville Wedding Photographer

Eloped! ~Petra & Jim~ a Rathtrevor Beach Wedding

Posted 11 CommentsPosted in Elopement, Portrait

Petra & Jim~ Eloped & Married at Rathtrevor Beach Park Petra and Jim visit Parksville nearly every year, they live in Alberta and love spending time near the ocean in the summers. This past August, they decided to become married by eloping at one of their favorite beaches, Rathtrevor Beach Park. With just a very small handful of friends and Petra’s daughter, they married on the beach with the smell […]

Hately Castle Engagement Photos- Vancouver Island Playful Wedding Photographer

Engaged! ~Anna & Jordan~ Hatley Castle Engagement Photos

Posted Posted in Engagement, Portrait

Anna & Jordan- Hatley Castle Engagement Photos Hately Castle as the setting for your engagement photos? Yes please! This castle was finished in 1908 and was at one time landscaped and gardened by 80-120 employed gardeners. That is a lot of people to maintain a property, but it truly does show. We walked around the front of the building and in the rear courtyard where there was a plethora of […]

Parksville Wedding Photographer | Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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

Posted Posted in Portrait

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 […]

Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

Ashley and Chris’s Nanaimo Wedding | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

Posted Posted in Portrait

Ashley and Chris’s Nanaimo Wedding Their love story began… At work! I can’t tell you who liked who first, but maybe the boss can? ;) They became friends and then became life partners. With mutual hobbies and a passion for gaming, reading comic & fantasy books and travelling Japan, similar life goals and same friend circles, they decided to adopt a Bullmastiff together. After handing the big guy together for […]

Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer - Parksville Qualicum Beach Wedding Photographer - Camping Engagement Photoshoot

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

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Portrait

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 […]

Vancouver Island Outdoor Adventure Wedding PhotographerVancouver Island Outdoor Adventure Wedding Photographer

Vancouver Island Backyard Family Photoshoot | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

Posted Posted in Family, Portrait

Vancouver Island Backyard Family Photoshoot Grandma and Grandpa moved to Vancouver Island a couple of years ago; Donna wanted to spend her retirement near the ocean on an island with less snow than Alberta. The only downside to moving to this beautiful place is that their children and grandchildren wouldn’t be as near to them. Time spent with family is precious, but it is even more so when there is […]

Qualicum Beach Wedding Eaglecrest Golf Course

Ceremonial White Dove Release- Qualicum Beach Wedding | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

Posted 1 CommentPosted in FAQ Wedding Questions, Portrait

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 […]

Vancouver Island Adventure Wedding Photographer

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

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Portrait, Weddings

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 […]