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Joshua Tree National Park

Big reset and travel photos from Joshua Tree National Park

Whew, this is my first blog post since March and since the COVID-19 lockdown. I tried to write a "how to get married during COVID" blog post, but since the regulations and…

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forest elopement in vancouver

Forest elopement in Vancouver: Allison + Michael

Celebrating a forest elopement in Vancouver has become increasingly more popular in the last few years. Personally, I think nature's cathedral of majestic trees beats any…

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Fairmont Hotel Vancouver elopement

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver elopement: Katherine + Kyle

While both Jelger and I visited the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver more times than I can count on my fingers (and toes), this was the first time we photographed an elopement here!…

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Winter elopement in Stanley Park

Winter elopement in Stanley Park: Rhiana + Keith

Rhiana and Keith celebrated their winter elopement in Stanley Park after having their wedding ceremony in an airbnb in Gastown. Vancouver was a pit stop for the two of them,…

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Cleveland Dam wedding proposal

Cleveland Dam wedding proposal: Neno + Maja

I'm excited to share this Cleveland Dam wedding proposal with you today! Cleveland Dam is one of those magical North Vancouver places that looks different season to season…

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Feeling awkward in front of the camera

Feeling awkward in front of the camera

As professional wedding photographers, one of the most asked questions we get from clients is about feeling awkward in front of the camera and what to do about it. It comes…

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couple photos in the snow in Vancouver

Couple photos in the snow in Vancouver: Wim + Ben

In winter, the Vancouver North Shore mountains are the best locations for couple photos in the snow. Wim and Ben joined me (Tanja) for a snowshoe couple shoot on Cypress…

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Westwood Plateau wedding

Westwood Plateau wedding: Katty + Scott

Westwood Plateau is one of those wedding venues that's still a bit of a hidden gem in Coquitlam! I love everything about it. From the beautiful surrounding mountains to the…

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Grouse Mountain snowshoeing

Grouse Mountain snowshoeing in the fog

Grouse Mountain is a great location for weddings and engagement shoots, but this week we had the pleasure of exploring more of the mountain while snowshoeing! Jelger and…

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fall pre wedding photos

Fall pre-wedding photos in Vancouver: Thu + Khoa

When Thu contacted us to photograph their fall pre-wedding photos in Vancouver, a lot of the leaves had already fallen of the trees. The trees in Vancouver have their own…

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Cates Park elopement

Cates Park elopement: Sam + Zach

Sam and Zach found Cates Park on the map for their elopement! Knowing that the park is somewhat of a Deep Cove local secret, Jelger and I were very impressed! And it didn't…

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Diving engagement photos in Whytecliff Park

Diving engagement in Whytecliff : Lisa + Luke

Lisa and Luke are both passionate and experienced divers, so incorporating diving into their engagement session in Whytecliff Park was a no brainer! I love it when our…

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Stanley Park Teahouse wedding

Stanley Park Teahouse wedding: Helena + Steve

Helena and Steve's wedding at the Stanley Park Teahouse was a day to remember! So many fun and beautiful moments. And all of this with one of Vancouver's best views in the…

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Grouse Mountain winter wedding

Grouse Mountain winter wedding: Allie + Bob

I haven't even finished sharing all the weddings from September, but Allie and Bob's Grouse Mountain winter wedding seemed a perfect post for the day after Christmas!…

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Horsefly  trip

Horsefly trip in the Fall

I'm interrupting the flow of weddings and engagement shoots on the blog, to share a more personal post with you about our trip to Horsefly in the Fall. It was a two part…

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