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Chilliwack Wedding: Jodi + Josh

Lately I’ve been itching to have the opportunity to gain more wedding experience. Especially after The Workshop. Wedding photography is the direction I want to go and when my friend Brendan Robinson asked if I’d like to shoot a wedding with him, I jumped at the chance. Didn’t matter that the wedding was only two days away. I made it work and left that day not just with more experience under my belt, but with a sense of energy and excitement. You can ask Brendan, I think the term I used was jazzed up. While doing a little dance in the car. Yeah. We had fun :)

I met bride and groom Jodi and Josh the day of the wedding. What a day it was – the sun shone brightly and (very) warmly as friends and family gathered around this couple to celebrate their love and celebrate their commitment to one another. Much time had been allowed for photos following the ceremony (awesome!) and despite the heat and humidity, the bridal party kept their cool and rocked it out.

I do, I do!

Introducing the new Mr + Mrs McGinnis!

Such a classy looking group of people

Jumping in heels and yet no sprained ankles – now that’s impressive!

I’m always one for pictures of shoes.

Naturals? I think so.

And now for my favorite part: we snuck away for a few of just the bride and groom…

You guys are far too cute!

I think he loves her :)

Jodi, these are two of my favorites of you.

And they lived happily ever after…the end!
Congratulations you two :)


  • Adam Jacob Schellenberg - July 13, 2010 - 5:29 pm

    Really like the clean style of the photographs. Very nice posing. Very natural look. I wonder, did you shoo the reception as well?ReplyCancel

  • Denise Saucedo - July 13, 2010 - 7:03 pm

    Love these!!!! What an adorable couple!! Awesome stuff sweetness!ReplyCancel

  • lisa Wilmsmeier - July 13, 2010 - 11:01 pm

    Mikaela, you did a wonderful job portraying my son, Josh and his new wife, Jodi. i’m very impressed! absolutley lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Karina Crouch - July 14, 2010 - 8:02 am

    That a girl! Looks awesomeReplyCancel

  • Mikaela - July 14, 2010 - 10:23 am

    Thanks all!! And Adam – no, not this time..ReplyCancel

  • Kim Spears - July 14, 2010 - 5:01 pm

    Beauuuuuuuuuuutiful Mikaela !!! You rocked it :)ReplyCancel

  • Rose Dykstra - July 15, 2010 - 2:29 pm

    Nice job, Mikaela! Very pretty!ReplyCancel

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