Friday, July 27, 2012

Cathy & Paul - A Walk In The Park

The moment Cathy contacted me to ask if I was available for her and Paul's wedding in September at Little White House, I was floored! I love Little White House and all things French, girlie, tea party related, white, and vintage. Cathy told me about the big day and what her plans were and we had a chance to meet at Little White House and I couldn't be more excited to photograph their wedding.

Cathy and Paul knew how to 'play'. They know how to make each other laugh and just let go and play around. From Paul picking up his beautiful girl and twirling her around, and Cathy tugging on Paul's shirt and blushing. It was easy to see they are very much in love.

It all started at the Casino in Coquitlam. They played games, and enjoyed the lounge before heading off to dinner. Cathy found Paul to be a charmer even with his 'one liners'. After parting ways and driving their separate ways home after a date that would forever change their lives. Paul called halfway through the drive just to say 'he couldn't stop smiling'. Cathy on the other end of the phone never stopped smiling either.











































Thursday, July 26, 2012

Elise & Justin - Engaged in New West

When Elise contacted me about her 2013 wedding I was floored to photograph their engagement photos in New West. They had been friends prior to dating and then the chemistry clicked. Two years later and a proposal they are getting married next year. With his charming proposal at Whistler, Elise was giving him a hard time about going for a walk and just wanting to go straight to dinner - Justin just decided it was time. With that he proposed and Elise said yes!

Elise and Justin are getting married next year a the Metro and excited to be doing something different. It's a great venue and very different from a traditional wedding style venue. I loved it immediately when I went to see it. It oozes charm and mystery.

The session was a great we had perfect summertime weather and Elise & Justin were hilariously joking the entire time - I honestly can't remember laughing so much during a session. I can see why the two are drawn to each other their laughter is intoxicating.

I remember sitting in my grade 10 religion class at St. Andrew's (Victoria) and one of my teachers talking about 'love'. She was one of my favourite teachers (she also taught drama) anyway - she talked about how you know your in love when you can let out a true 'belly laugh'. A real deep down almost hurts to laugh, genuine laugh was a key ingredient in love. It's since stuck with me.
























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