Skating in Hawrelak Park on the outdoor rink is Sam and Blake’s annual Valentine’s Day tradition. To them, it was something so simple but as their photographer, it was the perfect idea for their couple’s session.
When I help my couples plan out their sessions, I always get them to think of a location that has some value in their lives. Being in front of the camera can make us nervous enough, so making something during our shoot familiar and comfortable is always what I strive for.
We hung around the rink for an hour, while Blake taught Sam how to skate backwards and Sam taught Blake how to spin her in circles which of course made us all laugh, creating some of my favourite photos.