Kristin and Taylor’s Edmonton engagement photos are some of my absolute favourite I’ve ever photographed!
The golden hour, sunset light. It was the perfect addition to the already amazing people that they are.
They picked a location that was sentimental to them. It was a place they were familiar with and confident in (even when there was a crazy event happening there the night of our session!).
We clicked immediately. Referred by my close friend, Kaitlyn Ellis from Kaitlyn Ellis Events I could tell just chatting via email that Kristin and Taylor were two amazing people who valued their photos and the experience from the bottom of their heart (like all of my amazing clients!).
They trusted me, took my advice on outfit choices and asked questions to ensure our hour and a half together would go off without a hitch.
I asked them to go in the freezing cold creek, and they did without hesitation. I love daring clients!
When I told them to bring something sentimental and important to them to add personality to their engagement session, they brought their second love, Lucy their golden retriever. #allthedogs
Clearly, I could go on but this is why I love my clients so much! They are what inspire me the most.
My goal and approach to every session is to make sure your engagement session is a true reflection of who you two are. If you’re the type who love to laugh, that’s what will shine through. If your love is a little quieter, that’s what will shine through. If you’re love is the romantic and sexy kind, that’s what will shine through. Down to the littlest details of asking you what your favourite smile is I want you, when you see your gallery together for the first time, to feel like the photos are “you”.
Kristin and Taylor, we’ve shared so many thank yous and kind thoughts back and forth. Getting to know you both for that short hour and a half was SO much fun and I couldn’t be more grateful that Kaitlyn brought us together. All the best this May in Osoyoos!!
One of my favourite things about being a wedding photographer in Edmonton is when couples book me for Jasper engagement photos. Heading to the Rocky Mountains be it in Jasper, Banff, Canmore or Kananaskis always leaves me feeling refreshed and with a new found inspiration.
Karen and Graham knew since their first coffee date when we met to chat about their wedding day plans, that the mountains were the place they wanted to do their engagement photos. It’s where they both feel a sense of connection with each other and of course, the beauty the Rockies hold.
Both making a day trip from Edmonton, we headed to Medicine Lake for the evening to adventure and explore a new lake that none of us had stopped to check out before. I always ended up passing by it to head to one of my favourites, Maligne Lake!
Spending the evening with Karen and Graham was again, nothing like work and it makes me that much more excited to photograph their upcoming wedding this July.
For now, I’ll let the photos do the rest of the talking…
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Brendan and Margaret chose the Storm Mountain Lodge because it was a place that had a special meaning, the one thing I always encourage with every couple when choosing their engagement session location. They knew the grounds already and when we walked past the cabin he proposed in, her eyes lit up! Storm Mountain Lodge felt a little bit more like home to them and, even though driving there and back from Edmonton that same day was a bit intense, it was well worth the four and a half hour drive, all the iced coffee and every single road trip Timbit.
Offering a little bit of everything from mountain views to quaint cabins the Storm Mountain Lodge really was the sweetest spot to capture these two. They are genuinely each other’s best friend and it made my job as their photographer easier than ever. They were able to be themselves, say whatever it took to get the other to laugh, and took every idea I had and ran with it full force.
B and M, thank you for being you – authentic, kind and straight up hilarious. I had so much fun getting to laugh for an hour and a half with you both and of course, how could we beat that backdrop. I cannot tell you much more excited I am for the actual wedding day!
He packed their bags, had her work convince her she had a conference out of town for the weekend, bought their tickets, planned an entire weekend of romance and, after proposing over what she thought was a simple breakfast date before she left, drove straight to the airport and flew her to NYC for the weekend. Talk about a proposal story and some serious planning!
There’s just something about Anthony and Seema that I really, truly and sincerely love. Maybe it’s the way they’re always making each other laugh, how they flirt back and forth or something else but they are an absolute joy to be around and get photograph. Anthony and Seema met here in Edmonton, love our sister city just a few hours south and will be getting married this summer in another favourite place of mine, Kelowna. Words really can’t express how excited I am to head back and document another Okanagan wedding! The views are always to die for.
Going into my first official year as an Edmonton wedding photographer, I’ve been dying to shoot a Muttart Conservatory engagement session. The Muttart (pronounced “muh-tart”) is one of Edmonton’s iconic skyline symbols and how couldn’t they be; they’re stunning both inside and out. It’s full of some crazy beautiful and odd looking plants from around the world featured in four different climates, one for each pyramid.
I guess I’ll let the photos do the rest of the talking now…
Mountains, mountains and more mountains! I kid you not every couple I have booked in the last three months wants their engagement photos in the mountains – and I mean, can you blame them?!
Ashley and Will decided on a Jasper engagement session and seeing as Will had yet to visit Jasper specifically, it seemed perfectly fitting! As most couples do, Ashley and Will made a weekend of it all and explored around on their own before heading up to meet me at Patricia and Pyramid Lake for their engagement session.
Will proposed at home and to celebrate they spent the next few days taking in the ever famous Calgary Stampede. Both being from Ontario (woo!), travelling around the world is their thing with over 20 countries visited so far and Thailand up next on their bucket list!
As always, the mountains were the perfect backdrop and it was worth every single shiver we had getting to shoot there. It means a lot to me when couples choose a place that feels like them. Bonus points that everyone so far this year, like me, feels at home in the mountains. It’s the place we can go to refresh, reconnect with each other and unplug for even just a few hours – sometimes not by choice. Here’s to the dead zone just before you get into Jasper!