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A Windy Vancouver Island Engagement of Two Book Lovers- Pokemon Pumped in Beacon Hill Park, Victoria | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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An engagement session in Beacon Hill Park, Victoria Tamara and Terrence met in Victoria, fell in love in Victoria, and frequently visit the beautiful Beacon Hill Park. They decided to have their engagement session at this versatile location too. With ponds, ducks, peacocks, landscaping to a tee, and the Dallas Road beach not too far away, the shooting possibilities are endless. On the last day of August, it was a […]

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Ucluelet Elopement Photography; a Ucluelet Elopement on the Wild Pacific Trail |Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Their love story began… Janice moved west to Vancouver Island from the prairies, lured by the ocean and hiking trails. She was a letter carrier, and he was letter carrier. They met at work, and when I asked who had a crush on who first, they both giggled and Shane admitted he was the one to make the first move but Janice was sure happy about it. They instantly hit […]

Vintage Wedding Dress Tea Party

When a Black Bear Crashes Your Vintage Wedding Dress Tea Party | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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Only in Errington.. …will you drive up to your home to find your girlfriend wearing a vintage wedding dress having a tea party with her friend on a chilly October evening nearing sundown. Okay, well maybe you have experienced this before in some way or another, but what’s really “Errington” about this is the fact that an uninvited guest showed up. He showed up and there wasn’t a cup that […]

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Sombrio Beach Camping Trip | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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West Coast Portrait Sombrio Beach is hands down my favorite easier-accessed beach on Vancouver Island. It might even be my favorite beach, and trust me, there are a lot of incredible ones on the Island. This is a popular surf, camping, beach combing, and hiking destination in Port Renfrew along Vancouver Islands West Coast. It truly epitomizes that rugged, raw beauty when envisioning West Coast. Those that visit are washed […]

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

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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 […]

Rathtrevor Beach Adventure Family Photoshoot

Windy family session at Parksville’s beautiful Rathtrevor Beach | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Rathtrevor Beach Family Photos It was a pleasure to photograph this sweet family at one of Vancouver Islands popular beaches; Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park of Parksville. A windy Spring day, we shot at golden hour with beautiful light as the sun slowly set behind the Douglas Fir trees. The two sisters were a total riot! Hilarious, they were quite entertaining and showed their true character in the images. I met […]

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

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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 […]

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Dara & Darnell’s Rain~Moss~Maple Adventure Engagement Session | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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A Vancouver Island Adventure Engagement Session Fossli Park, Port Alberni Vancouver Island Adventure and Elopement Wedding Photographer These two recently moved back to Vancouver Island from Alberta, and were quite happy to take up my suggestion of photographing their engagement session in one of our beautiful Vancouver Island parks. I asked them if they’d like a more adventurous engagement session, taking them to a beautiful maple forest in Port Alberni […]

Vancouver Island Adventure Wedding Photographer

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 […]

Stephanie and Timothy’s Wedding | Parksville & Vancouver Island Wedding Photographer

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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 […]