vancouver engagement session: erin + maclean

i know these crazy kids named erin and maclean. they have been dating for the past four years. i’ve known them since i started attending southgate church when i was a young teenager myself. maclean was the boy in grade twelve who drummed and made skateboarding videos of him and his buddies that were sometimes shown at friday night youth group. erin was… not around at youth because—secret’s out—she’s two years older than maclean. i always like to know the story of how couples meet: who liked who first, who waited around for who to get their act together, etc. ;)

they met at maclean’s church when erin started attending with mutual friends. the two began casually talking on sundays. mac says, i noted how beautiful and out of my league she was. later, when he heard people chatting about setting erin up with another dude, he thought he didn’t have a chance. it all changed the summer maclean graduated when they found themselves on a camping trip together. mac was crushing hard. still waiting to make a move. fast forward a few weeks later, mac found out through the grapevine that this girl named erin was also into this boy named maclean. perfect. it’s wonderful when that happens.

i had the pleasure of being fellow youth leaders with both erin and maclean all last year at the church i used to attend. it was really sweet to get to know these two on a more personal level. maclean is a talented wedding videographer with hellotomorrow videography — erin comes along and works the second-camera at weddings sometimes. i am excited to see them become a husband and wife videography team. oh and maclean also drums for a sweet band called maclean! i’m absolutely, crazily, ridiculously excited to be erin and mac’s wedding photographer next may. can’t wait to see all their plans come together. erin and maclean truly are hilarious together. erin makes me laugh like none other. everything she does.

i am in love with these photos. oh & one last thing: you might recognize erin from the bisou bridal shoot i photographed in january. she was a model. maclean was also the one who made the promotional video from the shoot. connections all o’errrrr. enjoy!

to see more of erin + maclean’s vancouver engagement session CLICK HERE for a slideshow!

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  1. Kelly Green

    October 10th, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    I love all of these Jamie, but especially the ones with the coloured crates in the background : )They make such a sweet couple.

  2. stephanie

    October 10th, 2010 at 2:49 pm

    jamie, these are great! prob one of my favorite sessions you’ve done. i love their checkered shirts, too. =) -stephanie

  3. Maclean Carlson

    October 10th, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    SO GOOD JAMIE! thanks a ton! we had such an awesome time and you made us feel totally at ease. we loved all the photos in the slideshow too. radtastic!

  4. Rachel Clarke

    October 10th, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    What a great looking couple! I think it’s so cool when guys marry girls older then them. And I love the location, I’ve been wanting to have a photoshoot at a junkpile for forever. Good poses too!

  5. Brittany Sweat

    October 10th, 2010 at 7:28 pm

    love the junkyard-ness of this shoot :) I shot one recently like this and loved it!! Cute couple:0http://brittanysweat.blogspot.com/

  6. Angela Higgins

    October 10th, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    Gorgeous! They breed you guys pretty good looking up there :)

  7. margaret collins

    October 10th, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    wow! jamie, i have seen really great photographers but you top them all, well done!

  8. Erika Snow

    October 11th, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    Erin has amazing hair! She is going to make a beautiful bride! Great session!

  9. Kodi Schroeder

    October 11th, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    So, if I had her gorgeous mile long legs I’d be running out to buy myself some thigh high socks for my boots right this second.

  10. Kathleen Frank

    October 11th, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    I just love your style and your poses. Fantastic!

  11. Anda

    October 11th, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    ooo i love this whole set, but that one where she is sitting alone in front of the red car? perfection.

  12. bethany

    October 12th, 2010 at 10:44 am

    so fun. love it. and she totally looks like jennifer anniston in some of them!

  13. Melissa

    October 12th, 2010 at 11:09 am

    This one is probably my favorite :) They are such a cute couple! What kind of camera do you use?

  14. Marryam

    October 12th, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    Awww I love this post :) such a gorgeous couple and really beautiful, inspiring photos.

  15. Becky

    October 12th, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    LOVE those last two shots!!Great session Jamie!

  16. s h e r r y

    October 12th, 2010 at 6:04 pm

    :) Such an adorable couple, and the photos are too cute!!

  17. Sheila Comer

    October 13th, 2010 at 9:17 am

    This shoot is so perfect. It’s amazing how much their personality shines through each moment that was captured! Great work!

  18. Hannah Braboy

    October 15th, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    Jamie, they are so adorable together! I love how you captured them!

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