From these pictures you would never guess that Luke and Piper’s wedding day was rained out!
The downpour caused their original ceremony location to be changed last minute…which also included the need to find a new location for their formal pictures.
However, I couldn’t be more delighted with our “plan B” location and the fun we had.
I only have happy memories when I think of their wedding day! Luke and Piper, thanks for letting me be a part of your day!
It’s been a little while coming…but here’s a peek at Isaac and Amanda’s lovely wedding day! I was trying to decide what to write for this post and words just didn’t come and won’t do justice to what I want to say. My sister, my best friend, is married and now lives far away. It’s been fun editing these pictures because I always get to see her beautiful face!
I was honoured to not only photograph but also be a bridesmaid for this wedding… I’m very thankful for the help of Jess from Jess and Andy Photography for making that possible! So, I’ll leave the words now and let the pictures do the talking!
Above: PC: Jessica Schlamp
With their wedding being in March, we knew from the start that weather would be unpredictable (at best!) We were so blessed to be able to use the upstairs of one of our favourite coffee shops for our formal pictures…! The staff were so accommodating! The atmosphere was awesome!
Below: PC of bridal party: Jessica Schlamp
Following are a few pictures from the ceremony, since I was a bridesmaid all ceremony photos are credited to Jessica Schlamp as well as the above picture.
Getting to photograph women on such an eventful day of their life is always an honour….but to be able to do that for my sister…the honour was that much more special!
A wedding blog post wouldn’t be complete without a few more icluding the bridesmaids and groomsmen…right? Photo credit of the bridal party: Jessica Schlamp
Picture below: PC: Jessica Schlamp
I’ve had these gorgeous pictures on my computer for awhile and I’m so excited to finally be sharing some of them on here…meet Kim; to say she’s awesome would be an understatement. She has a great sense of humour, and is always up for an adventure wether it be a road trip or just a coffee shop meet up.
Kim has grown into a strong young woman who works hard to achieve her dreams such as organizing a young people’s mission trip because she’s interested in missions in Ecuador.
Not only have I been inspired but her “get’r’done” attitude but also by her self discipline and determination to learn something new.
She’s also got the musical gift…on the day I snapped these pictures she “only” had two of the five (I think!) instruments she can play. We were missing the banjo, a piano, and a bass guitar. (I could probably add in mandolin …which would make six) and I could very well be missing a couple more.
I’m excited to see where God is going to lead her and how He’s going to use her for His kingdom!
When writing my last blog post, this picture came to mind. It represents some of the thoughts and feelings I was trying to convey. It’s a picture that’s a little different from my same old “usual”. But I love that it’s different. The light and the colours.
Besides…she’s just super duper adorable so I’d probably love almost any picture of her!
There’s more from that evening…this is just a tease! Come back soon to see more.
Along with taking a break from blogging, I haven’t been focusing on photography either. Sometimes taking a break (even an unplanned one) is good for you. It was for me, because in coming back, I come with a new perspective. Even though I haven’t been taking piles of pictures, I feel as if I’ve grown in my style, my perspective, and even how I approach taking pictures.
Photography is art. That idea might seem basic to many of you (even those who aren’t photographers!). However, I’ve realized this concept anew over the past year. Art is created. Sometimes I see it first and know it’s a masterpiece before I even take the picture…sometimes, I don’t see it till later (the picture in my last post is testament to that!) Sometimes, I see it within another picture and a new piece of art grows from there. I create the art. Since art is created and I’m the one designing and creating…than I don’t have to answer back to anyone. If I like it…if I love it than that’s good enough for me. Sometimes, I need to make it for me. Yes, that sounds extremely selfish…and it is. But, if I’m not exploring for me, then my style doesn’t grow, if I don’t continue learning, I’ll stay where I am, and I’ll get stuck.
So I begin again…or perhaps simply continue down the path of honing my specific photographic art, my style…I want to remember:
Look for the beauty, it’s everywhere waiting to be found
Push the boundaries of what I already know and do with a camera
Taylor and Krista’s wedding was an honour to photograph. They’re super fun and chill…and their wedding party was pretty cool too 😉
That moment when a groom first sees his bride is always priceless
Krista is a farrier, so when we were choosing a location and the option of a barn with horses came up…I knew it would be fantastic! It was! The horses seemed to enjoy the bride and groom too.
In Canada, you can’t really have a summer wedding without a stop for ice capps from Tim Horton’s
Romantic paths with dappled light are always a plus!
I loved the exquisite details of buttons and lace on Krista’s dress
I wish them only the best as they begin the exciting adventure called marriage!
I’ve debated a little on this post… Mostly because it’s my fault. I’ve taken this wonderful family’s pictures before, but with my life being busy…
…in other words I was preoccupied first with a boyfriend, then a fiance, then with planning a wedding… and if you’ve followed my blog at all (or more likely you gave up on my blog and I lost you along the way haha!) you’ve noticed I haven’t been blogging lately.
So to tell the truth, I have some other photoshoots of this family I haven’t posted yet. Like her adorable baby pictures…(ah those eyes!!)
And another session of these boys before she was born…
But in the end I decided for now, to start current… and in the new year I’ll catch up on what I missed before. 🙂
But back to why I’m here…! We hit a lovely fall day, no rain, no wind…and not too cold for the little ones! I always enjoy the interactions with children, making them laugh and giggle… (and coaxing them to look at the camera! haha!)
Can’t end without a picture of their lovely parents!
Come back in the new year, I’ll be posting some more of this awesome family!
So very VERY honoured and excited to feature one of the most beautiful people I know: my sister.
We both had Monday off because it was Family Day here in BC. It was sprinkling snow but not super cold out… so we took advantage of the day and did a little photo shoot.
(It was graciousness on her part because I wanted to play with my new camera.)
I’ve blogged about her off and on over my time of blogging so feel like I’d be repeating myself if I sat down and started writing too much. Maybe today, I’ll let pictures speak. My words wouldn’t do justice to who she is to me. My best “girlfriend” – you know…that one with which you can laugh hysterically, the one whose thoughts you can almost read, who tells you how it is, listens, gives advice….but the best part? She’s also my sister. 😀 If you know this gal in real life, you’re the one who’s blessed!
So there’s been this porcupine hanging around our place recently. Couldn’t resist grabbing my camera today when he came by again.
All in all it was a rather amusing experience. He almost looks like he could be fluffy, eh?
It was super cold out…and getting late in the day…
There wasn’t any sunlight out or much daylight left…but, we were running out of time because one of the sisters was moving away and it was the only chance our three schedules fit. So, we went for it!
It was worth all the cold, and the dark, and the mud, for the laughs and the fun and the pictures! Diane and Loreen were a hoot; but most sisters are. 😉 The inside jokes and how they can make each other laugh with a look or a word…sisters are just like that, and it’s always fun to experience it in real life. 🙂
But best of all, I was blessed to capture a moment, some memories… 🙂
Thanks for a great time Diane and Loreen! Love you girls! ❤