5 Things to Ask yourself Before you Meet your Photographer

Did you use a wedding planning calculator to plan your wedding budget? If so – you may be overspending thousands of dollars and losing out on the things you value the most! How can that be? Wedding calculators are exactly that – a calculator that has a formula inside! Which...

No tree was slain to print this snake

I think i might have eaten play-doh as a child. Im only saying that because whenever i open a fresh can of that bright, colourful, soft stuff – it triggers something deep inside that says YUM. I bought it all the time for the kids – all those sundae makin’,...

T&J Family Day Out | Abbotsford BC | Family Photographer

  Whenever I watch a movie about a family, I wonder – is that what our family looks like to others? Do they see the love and joy? What does it feel like to be us? Looking at these photos of Tiffany & Jeff – its like im watching their...

My Favs from 2011

I take Chinese New Year very seriously – i love chinese food, love Jackie Chan, love the clothing, art and furniture, and – in fact – my grandma grew up in Tientsin and my mother was born in China. Besides – living in the Vancouver area – embracing chinese customs...

Baby Emma – 100 Days – Sneak Peak

Baby Emma celebrated her 100 Days and I had the pleasure of photographing her in her home. It was a fantastic day and even though we didnt go outdoor into their yard – we captured the stunning fall leaves through the living room picture window. Emma was ready for her...

That look your husband gives you the day AFTER your Anniversary….

Now – I know there are plenty of women whose memories resemble that thing we drain noodles with – but its far more common, and perhaps slightly funnier, to blame men for all the missed birthdays and anniversaries that we endure with a pasty smile. So when I heard about...

Reflections of Love | Coquitlam BC | Wedding

May 19th 2012 | Coquitlam, BC | Wedding   Check back for more details & photos!… coming soon….  

Christmas @ Kimberley’s

I don’t really cook – sure – I make breakfast, lunch and dinner – but i dont COOK. Love to watch Ramsey as he trailblazes through kitchens, and ive watched the odd cooking show – but its just something that never connected for me. So at Christmas whilst everyone else...

Jen & Clay | Inn at the Quay, New Westminster BC

September 2013 Ive know Jen & Clay for a couple years – I met them when I first photographed Jen’s sister’s wedding back in 2012. We reconnected over the summer for some fun, outdoor engagement photos. Fast forward to September 2013 and on what starts as a dreary drippy day...

Christmas Family Photos at Hawthorne Park

J&S brought their family to the studio for some classic family, halloween, and seasonal themed photos. The kids were a hoot of fun with more energy than you might imagine. When the weather seemed to hold, we headed out to Hawthorne park and had fun in the playground, throwing leaves,...

Love will Keep us Warm | Langley, BC | Wedding

January 7th 2012 | Surrey & Langley, BC | Wedding   When love resonates across the pews – its more than just the singing of the congregation -  its more than just words and musical notes – there is passion and depth and timelessness.   Karenann & Nils were wed...

2013 A Year in Review – Families

For a few years now – Ive been freelancing with a wonderful baby & family photography company in Vancouver. I attend the homes of families – most that have recently had a baby – but many others who want to capture their family for Xmas & Holiday photos or just...

Santa’s Naughty List – DRAFT

Im not saying these kids were naughty -  and I can totally see how their behaviour would have been stressful at a mall portrait studio where you are in & out – but Im thinking its best if Santa wasnt watching on the weekend cuz as parents we were definately...

Why Me? Testimonials….

There are tons of photographers in Vancouver. Its amazing and yet scary at the same time. We have some incredible learning centers, a very art-centric culture, an amazing city to photograph both urban and natural, and the people who live here reflect all these characteristics. So how do you pick...

Falling Colours Across the Water

Not every destination wedding requires a flight to an exotic, far away country. In fact, BC has some absolutely spectacular locations with exclusive resorts, fabulous nature, and superb sights. The only real challenge is the weather (see previous post!). Here are some snaps from our October Bride & Groom E&C...

Stacey & Stuart | Wedding | Vancouver

Stacey & Stuart chose Vancouver as their Destination Wedding and all week it was the perfect weather for their dream wedding. Now – I like to let every couple know that its not just our wedding vows which make us accept “for better or worse” – but also the weather....

Stacey & Stuart | Wedding Day-After | Vancouver

When Stacey & Stuart celebrated their vows – they had all the luck of a rainy day that the old superstitions and traditions can bear. So – with their plane taking them back down South that week – we hooked up 2 days after their wedding whilst the weather was...

Jen & Clay | Engagement | New Westminster

I remember feeling like the weather was hit-n-miss when Jen & Clay & I were planning the date for their Engagement Portrait Session. I remember being super excited that we hit some sunny weather as the location for the shoot was suited to big sky views, warm summer grass, and...

Samantha & Ryan | Engagement | Fort Langley

I know Vancouver likes to surprise us – but still – it can be a challenge to always have a bright side to a very rainy day and over the February Valentines Day Weekend we did see sooo much rain that at one point – one of our sessions was...

Rayna & Lee | Engagement | Gastown, Vancouver

Im so excited to share these engagement photos we took of Rayna & Lee in Gastown last week. I really had no idea where the weather was  going to go that day – as it is the personality of Vancouver – but it ended up being a cloudy and fair...

Nicole & Luke | Engagement | Fort Langley

The weather lately has been all over the place. Days are warm and sunny like today, but the ground is covered in fresh snow and any day  Im sure it will pour down rain like nobody’s business. Thats how we started off Valentines Day Weekend! Friday was glorious so I...

Michelle & Philip | Engagement | Mount Seymour

There is a Chance of Snow this weekend and it reminds  me of the fun engagement photo session I had with Michelle & Philip up on Mount Seymour just before Christmas. Whilst there was a fresh layer of snow  on everything – just before Xmas, the weather was all over...

Jen & Clay | Inn at the Quay, New Westminster BC

September 2013 Ive know Jen & Clay for a couple years – I met them when I first photographed Jen’s sister’s wedding back in 2012. We reconnected over the summer for some fun, outdoor engagement photos. Fast forward to September 2013 and on what starts as a dreary drippy day...
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