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I tried to share an album of these images on social media, and I can only share a maximum of 10....

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8Nov '20

Genie and Andy - Married on Halloween

I tried to share an album of these images on social media, and I can only share a maximum of 10. Ummm how? So here you are, a mega blog post. I am breaking all the blog rules about not showing too many photos and not mixing vertical and horizontal (yawn...). This year is full of new regulations,...

  This year, we won't have the opportunity to celebrate our high school grads in the...

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11May '20

Seeing Grad 2020 - Limited Edition Sessions

  This year, we won't have the opportunity to celebrate our high school grads in the traditional way. I am a mom of a 2020 Grad and I am heartbroken for them. It isn't just about the grad ceremony, it's about sharing and processing this pivotal time with their friends through final band...

It is an unprecedented time for couples who were anticipating a 2020 wedding. As the reality of the...

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8May '20

Planning your wedding amid social distancing? - Vancouver Island Weddings

It is an unprecedented time for couples who were anticipating a 2020 wedding. As the reality of the Covid pandemic surfaced in March and April it left many brides and grooms disappointed and stressed. Now, as we move into Phase 2 recovery what do we know about 2020 weddings? What is allowed? what...

When you have a critically ill child there is always uncertainty. Now, add a layer of global...

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28Apr '20

A celebration for a Superhero amid Covid - Courtenay Photographer

When you have a critically ill child there is always uncertainty. Now, add a layer of global uncertainty. When you have a critically ill child understandably,  there can be is fear. Now add Covid-10 health pandemic fear. When you have a critically ill  child you often need to isolate,...

It has been sometime since I posted my personal musings here,  but good news is really important...

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26Apr '20

My "Was -wedding" - regrouping during Covid. Comox Valley Wedding Photographer

It has been sometime since I posted my personal musings here,  but good news is really important right now , as is sharing how we are all adapting. We have some good news to share.  Today is April 10th,  is our "WAS-WEDDING" Today we were supposed to be getting married. We should be...

I am a community theatre groupie. I have never been a groupie of any sort, it just isn't my style -...

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8Jan '20

Kara and Terry married amongst the bright lights - Comox Valley photographer

I am a community theatre groupie. I have never been a groupie of any sort, it just isn't my style - until recently. My shy teen daughter went to a local musical (SHREK, if you want to know) and when we left she said, "I need to do that." Many productions later she has found her passion as a stage...

I genuinely feel honored to witness, connect with and photograph a wedding.  Knowing fully that...

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11Nov '19

Emma and Dustin, a celebrity wedding - Victoria wedding photographer

I genuinely feel honored to witness, connect with and photograph a wedding.  Knowing fully that this is cliche,, I am going to say it.. ..."it is a gift." It is a chance to be in the moment, fully present, to open my eyes, to see new things and to feel. It is good for my soul. Sometimes, that gift...

While their initial meeting in their undergrad years at UBC might have played a role, we need to...

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4Nov '19

Kim & Rob and their fabulous give-it-all party - Parksville

While their initial meeting in their undergrad years at UBC might have played a role, we need to say thank you for long boring meetings - or else these two might never have become the awesomeness that is Kim and Rob as a couple (with the recent addition of baby Roz to level them up a notch). It was...

These two met in high school, but their love didn't bloom until afterwards. Jessica fell in love...

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20Oct '19

Jessica and Clayton and their epic friends - Duncan Wedding Photograper

These two met in high school, but their love didn't bloom until afterwards. Jessica fell in love with Clayton's passion for life and optimism and Clayton fell in love for Jessica's caring nature, sense of humour, passionate approach to life. Together these two excel at loving life and appreciating...

They passed each other regularly during their high school years, and should have met, but it just...

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29Sep '19

Tasha and Marcel and that dance floor! - Campbell River Photographer

They passed each other regularly during their high school years, and should have met, but it just never happened. I suppose they were waiting for when the timing was right for something deeply meaningful to unfold. And it did. It started as a friendship 8 years ago, and despite Tasha's lack of any...

Paisley and Matt met at her high school grad campout at Comox Lake. He came right up to her,...

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10Sep '19

Paisley & Matt Shine right back where they met - Courtenay Photographer

Paisley and Matt met at her high school grad campout at Comox Lake. He came right up to her, introduced himself, impressed her with his knowledge about trees and this kicked off a year of incredible friendship. When Paisley left to go travelling, they continued to talk daily and at length. After...

This one time at bandcamp.... At that is how their story starts. These high school sweethearts,...

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5Sep '19

Anita & Jarid - High school sweethearts

This one time at bandcamp.... At that is how their story starts. These high school sweethearts, who first noticed each other on a school band trip, made everyone ridiculously joyous when they exchanged vows in a stunning ceremony at Jarid's parents' home in the Comox Valley. After 7 1/2 years of...