Month: August 2012

  Once a month I do a self-assisgment. These are a chance to just play, and work towards...

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27Aug '12

Erin + Dave = steamy photographers

  Once a month I do a self-assisgment. These are a chance to just play, and work towards something in my vision. My photographer friends can often be the worst for not having photos of themselves, so thought I would rope two in. I have been wanting to photograph Erin for years, and I...

There were nerves. You could see it. Haley was maybe  shaking a bit. Helen was running around...

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20Aug '12

Haley and Helen say I do = blended

There were nerves. You could see it. Haley was maybe  shaking a bit. Helen was running around  ensuring everything was just right. How couldn't it be? When these two met, and realized they had soul-mate status, it all changed. Inside. That feeling you have when you know you are home filled...

Note: I have had numerous requests from others  to share this post - please feel free On Tuesday...

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16Aug '12

And just like that the camera bag was gone..

Note: I have had numerous requests from others  to share this post - please feel free On Tuesday of this week I was photographing a wonderful wedding - just going about my business as I usually do. Enthusiastic, in the moment, joyful. We were photographing at the Courtenay fair grounds, my...

Something I learned many years ago is the importance of surrounding yourselves with positive,...

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16Aug '12

The gal answering the phone... exposed - Christine Boudoir

Something I learned many years ago is the importance of surrounding yourselves with positive, honest, guinuine people - when you have the choice. One aspect of being self-employed that I don't take for granted is that I get to chose who I work beside o and set the tone for the environment we spend...

I have crossed paths with this lovely family for years, and been wowed by them. When I met them...

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13Aug '12

Yes as fabulous as they seem.. Tinmouth Family

I have crossed paths with this lovely family for years, and been wowed by them. When I met them around the community I had to wonder if they were as fabulous as they seem - I mean really...A good looking couple, fit, full of smiles, with great professionals mmmmm... suspicious. I now know the...

I feel like I have been missing out never having met the Hutton's - until now. What a beautiful,...

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9Aug '12

The Huttons in the sun

I feel like I have been missing out never having met the Hutton's - until now. What a beautiful, interesting, funny and fun family. Not to mention incredibly photogenic. Thank you so much for the lovely morning and sharing one of your favorite places with us and of course..bringing along that...

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6Aug '12

Tasha + John say I do = strong hearts

[vimeo video_id="47021295" width="850" height="478" title="No" byline="Yes" portrait="No" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"]   I knew there was something special about Tasha and John when I first met them. They are the full package, Adventurous, athletic, intelligent, driven, yet with a...

Jae Yon, today as you celebrate your birthday I wanted to show you a little love. It's the love...

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4Aug '12

Happy Birthday Jae Yon!

Jae Yon, today as you celebrate your birthday I wanted to show you a little love. It's the love that is in your life. With a beautiful, intelligent, and fun family. I am so glad we had such a perfect evening to create this memory, and to celebrate the relationship you all have. I know birthday's...

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3Aug '12

Ashley + Aaron say I do = pure sweetness

[vimeo video_id="46887405" width="850" height="478" title="Yes" byline="No" portrait="No" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"]   The definition of sweet is "pleasing to the senses, agreeable, pleasing to the mind or feeling, gratifying, lovable." Pure sweetness. There is no clearer way...

I haven't really been one to enter contests, for me, the accolades and postive feedback I receive...

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3Aug '12

A win with the Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada

I haven't really been one to enter contests, for me, the accolades and postive feedback I receive from my clients is enough.. but.. for a variety of reasons I have challenged myself to throw my hat in the ring now and then.  My family, my work, getting off the computer is still a priority, so it...

How life changes. When Barb and I first met over 5 years ago we were both raising one child, now I...

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2Aug '12

Barb - expecting

How life changes. When Barb and I first met over 5 years ago we were both raising one child, now I have a full house with four and Barb is expecting her third. As usual, she looks stunning (she always has this smirk like she knows the big secret of life!)  and carries herself with grace and humor!...