First Peak Seymour Mountain snowshoeing

Snowshoeing at First Peak Mt. Seymour

Three weeks ago, Tanja and I decided to venture out for a snowshoe hike at First Peak Mt. Seymour (officially named First Pump Peak). A few years ago, we’d visited First…

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Joffre Lakes snowshoe adventure

Joffre Lakes snowshoe adventure

Two weeks ago, Jelger and I enjoyed a Joffre Lakes snowshoe adventure in Pemberton! We hiked up to the Upper Lake in a densely snow-covered scenery. Our goal: try out…

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forest around Davis Lake Provincial Park in Mission

An unsuccessful hike to Davis Lake in Mission

Recently, Tanja and I attempted to hike to Davis Lake in Mission. And we failed. But that’s ok. Because it reminded me that adventures teach you about serendipity. And about…

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Wreck Beach photos by vancouver wedding photographer Tanja

Wreck Beach photos with Monica

Wreck Beach is without a doubt my favourite beach in Vancouver. I pay the beach a ‘mandatory’ visit in January for my annual polar bear dip. And once in a while I'll…

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A wedding photographer in Rolley Lake Park BC

Rolley Lake hike: short and sweet

I randomly stumbled upon Rolley Lake by looking at Google Maps. It's so fun to just look at the maps and find the lakes and green spots. And how humbling to know that in my…

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Forst of Mt. Maxwell Provincial Park on Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island mini road trip

Past November Jelger and I visited Salt Spring Island to take a break after a super busy season. For the first time our busy season lasted until late fall and we were in…

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snowshoeing in the dark at Dog Mountain Mt. Seymour

Dog Mountain hike Winter vs Summer

Dog Mountain hike on Mt. Seymour is one of Jelger and my favourite quick hikes. As it often happens, we end up with a "late hike" on our day off. We start the day sleeping…

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Lindeman Lake hike in Chilliwack

Lindeman Lake hike: Fall is really happening

When we tried the Lindeman Lake hike a few weeks back, I was still a bit in denial: surely the weather is still warm. We've got some Summer left, right? Right?!?! (*insert…

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Mystery Lake hike

Mystery Lake hike and birthday bears

On the evening of my birthday (two days ago!), Jelger and I did the Mystery Lake hike. And you read that right, there were birthday bears. And no, that's not a spelling…

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Elk Mountain hike in chilliwack BC

Elk Mountain hike and knowing when to stop

Last Monday, Jelger and I did the Elk Mountain hike in Chilliwack. To tell you the truth, since wedding season got crazy busy, we let a lot of hiking opportunities slip. It…

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golden sunset in Horsefly at the Sunshine Ranch

From drifting to focused

So far this season has been the busiest one ever for our business. The past couple of months have been absolutely amazing and filled with shoots all over the Lower Mainland…

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a green park in the middle of Brussels

My solo trip to Belgium

In early June my sister got married in Belgium, so of course I had to be there! Jelger however, would be working at a wedding in Vancouver instead. After all June is the…

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wedding photographer Jelger at Natural Bridge in Yoho

Natural Bridge and Wapta Falls

Natural Bridge and Wapta Falls are the final two destinations I want to share with you from our Yoho road trip. Next week we leave on our next trip to Horsefly for an…

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Johnston Canyon in Banff with snow

Roadtrip in Banff with snow in May!

The weather forecast predicted as much: tomorrow it will snow in Banff and Yoho. We didn't really take it too seriously at first. It was over 30 degrees and we were baking…

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forest photo at the Lions Bay Loop Hike

Lions Bay Loop hike and seeing the light

When googling "hidden hikes Vancouver', Lions Bay Loop hike showed up quickly. I google things like that, because I'm always hunting for the places that are less busy.…

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