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May 28, 2017

Where to even begin with this one. When Carlene called me for maternity photos, I wondered where the time went.  How did we get here so fast?  She was barely a teenager, a lover of volleyball, an outgoing happy girl just yesterday, I swear.  As I photographed her and Chris together that first time, with all […]

January 14, 2017

FILED IN: Wedding

During all weddings, I focus so much on the bride and groom, and those first few rows of family and closest friends at the ceremony, that I rarely truly see the faces of everyone else present and witnessing two beautiful people make lifelong promises to one another.  Shannon and Trevor’s church ceremony was no different. […]

October 29, 2016

FILED IN: Wedding

Kaitlin was the type of bride that had everything organized weeks ahead of time, schedules laid out and a clear vision of how the day will go.  By the wedding day she was ready to relax and take it all in. While Events with Vizability worked their magic in the ballroom downstairs, decorating the room […]

October 4, 2016

FILED IN: Wedding

As the saying goes, “everything happens for a reason”.  That couldn’t be more true for these two.  Their story is really something that touched me and many other of their guests.  I won’t tell the full story here, because it really is theirs to share.  I will say that after heartbreak and tragedy, Tracy and Mark […]

August 8, 2016

FILED IN: Wedding

Brittany and Blair were planning a wedding at MacDonald Island when the wildfires happened.  Like many other evacuees, they were forced to reassess plans, priorities, and for at least a week during the most uncertain times, the future of their life in Fort McMurray.   As you can imagine (or as you know!), life was […]

January 22, 2016

FILED IN: Wedding

Five days!  That’s all it took for Rhonda to plan this wedding!  She booked her decorator (Events with Vizability), her florist (Caribou Flowers & Gifts) and the venue (Shell Place at MacDonald Island) one weekend, and the wedding went ahead the very next weekend!  I actually met Rhonda and Chad for the first time the […]

October 3, 2015

FILED IN: Wedding

I was very excited when Charity contacted me about shooting her Lac La Biche wedding.  It’s the place I would spend my summers camping after buying my first camera, and I would practice at the Sir Winston Churchill Campground every chance I got.  I was already in love with the location. Then we met for […]

September 24, 2015

FILED IN: Wedding

From the “Shit Got Real” save-the-dates to the beautiful cake with little “muddy” footprints all over it, this wedding was a true reflection of Geneva and Randy’s personalities…relaxed, easygoing and a whole lot of fun!  The day was easy, everyone was happy and excited to see these two tie the knot, and the bridal party […]

September 23, 2015

FILED IN: Portrait, Wedding

They married in January on the coldest day of the year in Fort McMurray.  Needless to say there were not a lot of photos outside.  Melanie decided to put on the dress one more time so that she could enjoy a full bridal portrait session with Jonathon, on a warmer day and during an amazing […]

August 18, 2015

FILED IN: Wedding

Stephanie and her sister met me at my home office with books, checklists, a set of questions and tons of excitement.  They grilled me about how the day would go, her sister glancing a wedding planning book every now and then to make sure we were covering all the bases, and making notes as we […]

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