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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engagement ideas at Jones Lake on tree stumps

Flood Falls and Jones Lake adventures

Jones Lake is one of those places you'll see passing by on Instagram that looks like an "out of this world" environment. Of course it was on my bucket list for quite some…

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Buntzen Lake hike

Lounging at Buntzen Lake

Buntzen Lake, so far I've hiked there twice, but never managed to complete the loop around the lake. It's a bit silly really. On our days off, we wake up late and slooooowly…

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Emerald Lake Lodge: a dream wedding venue

I have been following the Emerald Lake Lodge's instagram account for a long time. It's definitely one of my dream wedding venues in BC! So when we decided to do our Yoho…

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Hoodoos in Yoho National Park

One of the hikes I spotted before driving to Yoho National Park was the Hoodoos hike. I had never heard the word hoodoo before. I kept repeating it to Jelger until…

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