November 30, 2015 In photography, portraits

Vancouver Family Photographer

Vancouver Family Photographer

Hello friends! This blog has been quite quiet lately… and if you’re a long-time reader you know that’s super rare! ;) I chose to spend my November with one absolute priority: creating the content and launching my first online course. It was a success! It’s called Grow Your Biz with Instagram and enrolment opened on Tuesday morning and closes on tonight at 11:59PM PST!!.You can read more about the course here and if you’re a business owner, we’d LOVE to have you join the students for this round of the course.

I have lots of plans for this blog (and perhaps another blog around the corner? ;)) in the coming winter months, so thank you in advance for bearing with me as it’s a bit quieter than you’re used to. Every year, I photograph a handful of portrait sessions for special families… and I have a backlog of sessions to share with you! If you’re new here and searching for engagement or wedding photography, be sure to click both those links to browse this year’s recent work!

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November 17, 2015 In engagements, photography

Fort Langley Engagement Photos

How did a boy from Vancouver Island and a girl from Colorado (who lived in Nebraska until a couple months ago!) meet and fall in love, anyway? I’m glad you asked! Three years ago, Tim and Jess were both camp counsellors for a week in the summer on Vancouver Island. The two met and became friends, but of course, they lived miles apart… and when the week of camp ended would return to their separate cities (and countries!)

The following year, Tim and Jess came back to camp as leaders and spent another week with their friends. Tim recalled there being “some feelings there!” every summer… but the distance made things complicated. There’s a three-year limit for leading at camp, so last summer when they returned to camp, Tim knew this was his final shot. Now or never, if you will. ;) Shortly after, Tim let Jess know what was going on in his heart. When camp ended, they both went their separate ways – but dated long distance for twelve months!

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November 10, 2015 In photography, weddings

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Wedding

Kartika & John were married earlier this year in a big celebration in Jakarta, Indonesia. However, the couple knew they wanted to visit Vancouver (John’s hometown) to celebrate with his dear friends and family who couldn’t make it all the way to Indonesia. The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver was the perfect venue for their elegant reception. The details of the wedding were absolutely gorgeous… so beautiful that WedLuxe picked the reception up for a feature on their prestigious blog. You can see that here!

I was so delighted when Kartika emailed me a few months ago about their Vancouver celebration… and within minutes of replying to her email, we were FaceTiming about the details of the booking. Her & John are such sweet spirits and it was a delight to spend the evening with their family and friends.

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November 4, 2015 In business

Wedding Photography Toolkit

What's In My Camera Bag? A free video lesson for wedding photographers sharing which lenses are in my bag and when I use them on a wedding day! FREE BONUS download of my photo toolkit!

Happy Wednesday! This week I’m sharing a video teaching for wedding photographers on my YouTube channel called “What’s In My Camera Bag?”  I’m walking through each lens I have in my camera bag and what I use it for on a wedding day! I’ve also included a few examples of the different kinds of images photographed with each lens. 

Let me hear from you!

What’s your absolute favourite lens to photograph weddings with? :)

Your Homework

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  4. Join my free blogging challenge and receive my e-book!

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