December 27, 2011

2011: Year End!

It's that time of year!  Time to wrap up 2011 and look forward to 2012 and what it has in store!


I've picked 1-2 favorites from each wedding, engagment session, or everyday session from 2011 and compiled them into a "Best of 2011" post!  This past year was amazing! I was super excited to see that EVERY wedding I shot in 2011 was FEATURED on a wedding website (a couple sites each!) CRAZY!  I would love to continue that goal for next year and see each of my 2012 bride & grooms featured as well!


Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas and have a Happy New Year!


In the beginning of the year, I participated in a contest, to create this collage of headshots with everyone having a heart on their face in red lipstick.  Thank you to everyone who participated!  I came in 5th in the contest and had tons of fun shooting everyone.




DeHaan Family - Barnston Island Ferry Terminal, Surrey, BC





Finn - Campbell Valley Park, Langley, BC





Elya -  Elgin Heritage Park, South Surrey, BC





Lindsay - Elgin Heritage Park, South Surrey, BC





Courtney - Historic Stewart Farm, South Surrey, BC


Courtney was featured in a crazy amount of wedding sites!  They loved her relive the dress session and the props she used, like her hunter boots and cowboy hat.  She was quite popular with a total of 6 features in 2011:  The Charity Wedding,  Bliss!, WeddingsInBC.com, Wedding Wire,  Bow Ties & Buttercream, and Brides View!





Rachel - Elgin Heritage Park, South Surrey, BC





Erin, Rachel & Lindsay - Elgin Heritage Park, South Surrey, BC





Brian & Grace - Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver, BC


Brian & Grace (and their dog Mulan!) had their engagement session featured on 2 sites: WeddingsInBC.com and the Oceanside Bride!





Jesse & Alayna - Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC


This couple shared their wedding date with the Royal Couple, Will & Kate... but they stole the show in 2011 and were featured on SEVEN wedding sites:  Wedding Obsession, Bow Ties & Buttercream, Fab You Bliss, Wedding Bells!, Done Brilliantly, and Brides View.





Lindsay - Campbell Valley Park, Langley, BC





Brian & Grace - Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, North Vancouver, BC


Brian & Grace and their dog Mulan also caught the attention of a few editors and their Capilano Suspension Bridge Wedding was featured in: WeddingsInBC.com, and on Wed Loft!



Cromb Family - Private Residence, Langley, BC





Mike & Danica - Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, Coquitlam, BC


Mike & Danica's gorgeous wedding was featured in: Brides View and Bow Ties & Buttercream!  Even though we had rain, it was a ton of fun taking photos with their wedding party and running around trying not to get wet.





Adam & Gena - Crescent Beach, South Surrey, BC





Matt & Katie - Crescent Beach, South Surrey, BC






Chris & Renee - Vancouver, BC





Rick & Kara - Vancouver, BC


Rick & Kara surprisingly aren't married... but they look gorgeous as bride & groom.  This couple are boyfriend & girlfriend and volunteered to act as bride & groom for the day for a styled shoot in front of  dozen or so photographers!  Their styled shoot was featured on Done Brilliantly!




Jeremy & Janelle - Ironworks Studios, Vancouver, BC




Colin & Andrea - Ironworks Studios, Vancouver, BC





Thomas & Annie - Ironworks Studios, Vancouver, BC





Antonio & Jessica - Ironworks Studios, Vancouver, BC





Grochowski Family - Campbell Valley Park, Langley, BC





Wagenaar Family - Tynehead Park, Surrey, BC





 I loved working with all these amazing bride & grooms, wedding parties, families and couples! It was busy, crazy and tons of fun and hoping 2012 is even more fabulous.   Thank you to all of my clients who made it so easy to take fabulous photos of you!

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