fraser river lodge wedding: veronica&henry

oh, veronica & henry! how much i loved your wedding day… let me count the ways. veronica, i love that i first met you when you modelled for a commercial shoot i did for your friends’ company, C&O apparel last year. i love that you had a shiny rock on your finger & emailed me that week begging me to photograph your wedding. i love that even though i already had 7 booked for july 2011 and taking one more wasn’t something i thought i could handle… i said yes anyway. because i knew your wedding would be rad. i love that you chose my favourite venue in the lower mainland: fraser river lodge.

veronica and henry, i loved learning & telling your love story. our engagement session together stands out as some of my favourite work to date–your smiles & personalities are infectious together. and your friendship-turned-dating relationship is adorable and worth the wait, wasn’t it veronica? ;) i love that the sun came out in full force and we had the hottest day of the year to enjoy. i love that i got to drive an hour+ in the opposite direction of the city: the drive to agassiz is worth every kilometre. gorgeous. veronica, i love that you wore a cocktail-length white polka-dot sarah seven dress with yellow wedges to match your maid of honour/sister’s yellow dress. henry, i love that you wore a grey suit–and a yellow paper flower boutonniere.

veronica, i love how you love henry. i love how he makes you cry with joy. all the time. i love how you were the most emotional bride i have had to date [yep, you take the cake!] — that reminds me of me. i don’t know how you marry the love of your life without breaking down into spontaneous tears a couple of times on your wedding day. henry, i love your quiet spirit. you are the calm to veronica’s crazy. but deep down inside, you two are two of a kind: full of humour, emotion, laughter, fun, legit dance moves. always. your best man said it best, “henry has a six to ten months breaking in period.” — but when you’ve become a friend, you’re a friend until the end. i see that with how you love veronica. how you held her on your wedding day as she bawled, how you read half of her thank-you speech for her because she just couldn’t make it through the waterworks.

your reception was a blast. your family is full of joy and love. your friends are stinkin’ hilarious and i’ve never seen so many funny videos in one reception. it was a party. and i love a good party.

V&H, i love your love. thanks for hiring me. i’m thankful.

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  1. Love this so much, Jamie! Brilliant work as always and such a lovely couple. I would also like to have her yellow cardigan sweater!

  2. Anda says:

    Oh wow, Jamie, WOW. First, this wedding is exquisite. What a dream it must have been to capture it! And your images are stunning. You should definitely be proud of these; I am in awe. I can’t take my eyes off the one where the girls in tutus are walking through that gate with the mountains in the background. To die for. I need to look at these again right now :)

  3. Samantha says:

    What lovely pictures! I love the scenery and the gray and yellow, and how often Veronica is caught laughing. That’s the way it should be, yeah? Thanks for sharing, Jamie!

  4. Vida Carson says:

    Wow, Jamie! You really rocked this wedding.

  5. Veronica says:

    is it in bad form to comment on our own wedding? i don’t care! i love the photos! thank you so much, for all the help during the planning process and day of. love love love!!!!!

  6. Jackie says:

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!! These are absolutely stunning!!!

  7. haha! veronica, it’s not bad form it’s WELCOMED. you’re so welcome. ;)

  8. Ry (aka the only Hindu at the party.) says:

    Great pix Jamie!! You really captured the awesomeness of that day. I’m so happy for this great couple. Henry I’m getting to know better and better all the time, but I’ve known Veronica (aka Whitey) for many years and she is one of the most genuine people I know. That smile and laugh are infectious. The whole day was a blast.

    PS – And I agree all the vids were hilarious. I liked how half the room didn’t realize they’d just been Rick Roll’d. LOL.

  9. Andrea says:

    WOW. The bride and groom (and you, Jamie!) knocked this out of the park – the simplicity makes it so incredible. Gorgeous.

  10. hahaha @Ry – i totally agree, i loved being Rick Roll’d :)

  11. Naomi says:

    What a stunning wedding – and a totally gorgeous bride! This looks like one couple who had a perfect day and are set for a life of love and laughter!

  12. Ry (aka the only Hindu at the party.) says:

    My fav pic is the black & white one where Veronica has her face on the back of Henry’s shouldler, and he’s just staring at the camera basically saying with his eyes… “Back off fool, she’s mine.”

  13. Jamie this is my favorite wedding you have shot so far! Great job! I love the light, the lodge, and the bride and groom are so sweet. Veronica has a beautiful smile and Henry looks like her prince. So happy for them!

  14. Gail says:

    Soooo beautiful! Awesome job shooting in that direct sun too! And I love that her cardi is yellow. Oh that color, makes me swoon!

  15. Faith says:

    What a beautiful wedding! Love it!

  16. Brielle says:

    Aww what a different and so unique wedding! I love it!

    Hey by the way Jamie…do you know of any places in Langley, Surrey-ish area, where i could take photography lessons?

    Great job on the pix Jamie!

  17. Denise Lin says:

    Full of joy, full of love, love, love!!!

  18. joey says:

    wow. these photos are so sweet Jamie.

  19. KB says:

    So much joy!

  20. VICKY says:

    The pictures are absolutely amazing!! Beautiful setting for an even more beautiful couple. Love you guys!!

  21. Jenn says:

    Love the pictures!!! Fantastic shots of the amazing couple!!

  22. Farrah says:

    Absolutely gorgeous wedding! Loving the fresh colours.

  23. Laura says:

    Beautiful wedding and gorgeous photos!

  24. Clara Kuoch says:

    I’m in love!

    These photos melt my heart. You guys melt my heart!

    What an amazing day. Congratulations!

  25. mandie says:

    totes adorable. i like these a lot, jamie. especially the really cute flower girls.

  26. Sara says:

    What awesome photos! You really captured both the love and fun on that day! Wow!

  27. micah says:

    one of the most beautiful brides i’ve ever seen! she looked absolutely stunning and you captured her beauty in such an amazing way, jamie! one of my favorite weddings i’ve seen yet!

  28. Kristen says:

    Beautiful wedding! Lovely couple and that dress was stunning!

  29. Mikaela says:

    beyond incredible! well done, my friend :) wow.

  30. LOVE this venue. Love the photos! Love you!

  31. Bethany says:

    BEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAUTIFUL!!!!!! LOooooove the yellow cardi! xx

  32. Lydia says:

    They look adorable together! So cute and fun!

  33. these are absolutely darling! One of my new faves!

  34. Rani W. says:

    I love these pics. Made me cry…AGAIN! One of the best times of my life, thanks for having me take part in your special day.

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