the wedding experience

IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT PRETTY PHOTOS... I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT CAPTURING MOMENTS THAT TELL YOUR STORY!

Let's create magic !


Your love story is unique - and your experience should be too. I don't do the same poses and prompts for every single couple, this about YOU. This is not about reenacting a Pinterest board filled with others' love stories. Trust me to bring your vision to life and to make it so evident how much you love each other, because that's what you're here for, right?



*Limited Availability for 2024*

*2025 Wedding calendar now open*



Capturing light, feelings & moments and all the things in between people and life.



Seeing the groom shedding tears of joy as he watches his beloved walk towards him down the aisle is truly heartwarming. The bride, with tears in her eyes and a big smile on her face, is equally moved. Witnessing them exchange vows, expressing their love for each other, is what makes my job so fulfilling. I cherish capturing these precious moments for you to cherish for a lifetime. Just imagine, a decade from now, snuggled up on the couch with your children, flipping through your wedding album. These are the memories that will last forever!



 

 

 

 

 

I am THE BC WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER FOR YOU IF YOU LIKE…




My Style

I specialize in Colorful + Timeless photos.

I love to edit true to color!




A stress-free and fun day

I'm here to assist you every step of the way, from creating your timeline to celebrating your wedding day and beyond. I'm here to assist you every step of the way, from creating your timeline to celebrating your wedding day and beyond.


An efficient photographer

I want your day to go smooth so I'm there to help every step along the way!

I'm super quick with family photos and will have them done in 30 minutes or less!




What's in my wedding packages ?


THE ESSENTIALS


  • Free & unlimited Consultations
  • Location Research
  • Posing, Prompts and Posture coaching to help create timeless, natural images
  • Beautiful Online Gallery of your High Resolution Images ready for Printing
  • Custom Wedding Day Timeline Assistance
  • My Wedding Experience Guide
  • My Engagement Session Guide
  • Vendors recommendation list
  • Sneak Peeks within 48 hours


A la carte


  • Second Photographer
  • Engagement Session
  • Day After Session
  • Bridal Boudoir
  • Wedding Album
  • Extra hours coverage
  • Travel fees - Request a personalized price estimate  (note : there is no travel fees from Cranbrook area to Radium Hot Springs area)
  • Rush fee - get your gallery within 4 weeks


INVESTMENT

Elopements + Micro Weddings

Start at $1400 + gst

Packages start at 2 hours of coverage. In choosing an elopement or micro-wedding package you will be receiving assistance every step of your planning.
Guest count under 30 peoples.

Please inquire for full package details.

Wedding packages range from

$2900 to $5800 + gst

Packages start at 6 hours of coverage. I'll be there every step of the way to create the best timeline for the best images! I got you covered !

Please inquire for full package details.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM ME



OPEN COMMUNICATION

I'm just a text or email away whenever you have questions, need advice, or have any last-minute ideas for your day.


MY DIFFERENT GUIDES

When you choose to book with me, I will provide you with a wedding experience guide and an engagement session guide. This resource is full of valuable information that will guide you in planning your special day, as well as a customizable wedding binder to ensure you are well prepared for every aspect of your wedding. From timeline assistance to what to expect during your engagement session and day after session, as well as plenty of tips and tricks to ensure your day is as stress-free as possible.


LOCATION SCOUTING

Need help deciding on a location for your engagement session? Your couple formal portrait? Or your Day After session ?  I've got you covered!

I know all the best spots in the Columbia valley area, from stunning mountain tops to charming urban settings. Let me assist you in finding the ideal spot for you !



Do I travel ?

HECK YES.

Special discount travel rates apply to the following Bucket List locations


Getting married somewhere epic? I LOVE to travel, so if you're thinking of getting married or eloping in any of these beautiful locations, reach out for an amazing discount, travel fees included !


-Yukon-

-Alaska-

-New Zealand-

-Australia-

-Italy-

-Iceland-

-Tahiti-

-France-


Don’t see your destination on my list ? Still message me I LOVE travelling !!

Upcoming Travel Dates

Weddings travel destination


If you are getting married or would love a family session while I'm around, get in touch to book your day and time - No travel fees !!


  1. Calgary - Alberta | June 2024
  2. Canmore / Banff - Alberta | June & October 2024
  3. France | December 2024 & June 2025



 

How to get started

1.

Send me a message !


Whether or not you fully know where or when you want your shoot to be doesn't matter! Let's get chatting and I can help you with everything along the way. Any details you do know please include in your message! The more details the better!

2.

Zoom call & Planning


Let's jump on a zoom call together to see if we are a good fit ! If you decide that we are perfect together I'll be here to help you from the beginning to the end.  I don't expect you to be an expert! I can help you with everything ! Vendors, permits, location scouting, and anything and everything in between.

3.

Your Big Day


The day is here !

I am here to help make

sure to capture every special moment, look of love, stunning beauty of your venue, and of course you and the love of your life.

YOU'VE GOT QUESTIONS ? I'VE GOT ANSWERS !

WHAT IS LIKE WORKING WITH YOU ?

During my sessions I love to give my clients prompts over poses. 

What does that mean?

It means I will give you an action that requires movement. There may be times where I'm not saying anything, that's because I'm liking what you're doing so just keep doing what you're doing, it's great!


I love in-between moments as much as intentional ones so you will see me taking pictures of you while you walk to a new location, while you're just talking to your loved one, or smoothing out wrinkles on your dress.

HOW DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH WEDDINGS ?

I love being by your side to help you before your wedding day. I'll send you a guide to help you organizing your day. While I'm not a wedding planner, I can absolutely chat with you about how logistics can help the overall experience at your wedding as well as how timelines can be best planned to facilitate the most seamless photo experience as well!


On your wedding day, all I want to capture is the feelings, the mood, the emotions, the calm and crazy moments and all the details that make your wedding unique.

CAN WE CHOOSE THE LOCATION OF OUR SESSION ?

Absolutely! We believe that the location plays a significant role in capturing unique and personalized photographs. Whether it's at your home, a scenic outdoor location, or a venue of your choice, we're open to capturing your portraits in a place that holds meaning to you.

WHERE ARE YOU BASED AND DO YOU TRAVEL ?

YES !


I keep my travel expenses to a minimum. I won't be in my room to enjoy them anyway, I'll be busy hanging out with you!


For any wedding located in Radium Hot Springs, Invermere, Fairmont Hot Springs, Cranbrook or Kimberley there will be zero travel expenses. For all other weddings and sessions outside this area, there will be minimal travel expenses that will be added to your quote when you inquire with me. That way you don't have to worry about me or my travel at all! I'll take care of all of it!

WILL ALL THE PICTURES BE EDITED?

You will receive a gallery of fully edited images and in high resolution digital format and an USB key as well. All the images in your gallery will have the same style of editing that you see on my website and Instagram pages.


I always send a sneak peek within 48hours of your wedding day. You can expect your full gallery to be ready in between 6 to 10 weeks after your wedding day.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET OUR PHOTOS BACK?

Turnaround time is about 2 to 4 weeks for engagement sessions and 6-10 weeks for full wedding gallery. I deliver a sneak peek gallery within 48 hours after the wedding !

HOW MANY PHOTOS OF OUR WEDDING WILL WE RECEIVE?

The final number of images varies based on a number of factors : how many hours of coverage, how many photographers, size of wedding, etc.


While there is no rule on how many images I deliver you can expect in between 50 to 75 images per hour.

DO YOU BACK UP YOUR IMAGES ?

Yes ! The cameras I use have two card slots, which means that each picture is saved on two different storage cards when it's taken. That way if a card corrupts (it doesn't happen often, but it CAN happen!) there is another copy.

As soon as I get home I immediately back up all images to two different 

 external hard drive. Means there are always 4 copies, all on different cards or drives at all times before your images are delivered to you.


After I deliver your images I archive them and keep two copies for the rest of my lifetime! This isn't something many photographers offer but I know how it feels to lose important images.

DO WE RECEIVE NON-WATERMARKED IMAGES AS WELL AS THE PRINTING RIGHTS ?

I don't watermark any of my images and that's why I'm going to ask if you'd please tag me in the caption when you post your images on social media. I rely heavily on referrals and word of mouth, which mostly comes from clients sharing my work! It really means the world to me when clients tag me!


And yes, the printing rights of the images is transferred to you upon delivery of your gallery. That means that you are able to save and print these images as many times as you'd like.


But PLEASE, don't print your pictures at Walmart. You invested in amazing, professional images and Walmart prints do photos a huge disservice. I would be more than happy to assist you in printing your images or even creating a beautiful photo album that can be treasured for generations!

WHAT IS THE "DAY AFTER SESSION" ?

The “Day After Session” is a photoshoot that is done after the wedding. This is a unique opportunity to put on your wonderful wedding dress and beautiful suit and above all to have a great time.

Indeed, the newlyweds often say that they feel full of emotions again when they see each other again in these so important outfits ! It's also an opportunity to spend time together, as a couple, in a beautiful place. On the day of the wedding, we don't always have the time to go to the ideal place to take pictures.

I'M READY TO BOOK, WHAT IS THE RETAINER FEE TO BOOK?

Yeah !!!


After we talk about all the logistics I will send over a contract and an invoice. From there you will be able to pay a deposit to secure your date and time. I require a 20% reservation retainer of the session cost to reserve your spot that will be applied to the total cost of your collection.

MORE QUESTIONS ?

 

READY TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP ?

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