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Port Moody Engagement: Vivian + Cory

We stood in the drizzling rain as Vivian and Cory reminisced and recounted their proposal story…on a day quite similar, though with the rain falling harder and faster. As Cory very lovingly described, “she was a drowned rat”. Vivian just laughed in agreement. They were on a getaway on Vancouver Island, and Cory took her for a motorcycle ride and when his plans had to be rerouted, they found themselves on a beach. In the pouring rain. And that’s when Cory asked Vivian to be his wife.

I met up with Cory, Vivian and Moose at Rocky Point in Port Moody, a place they often go for walks. Our first time meeting after months of emails, it was so lovely to finally chat in person; they’re the kind of people you can meet once and feel as though you’re old friends. Though the rain did fall, it didn’t hinder our fun and if anything, added a welcomed element. Just look at that light!

Many thanks and appreciation to Vivian and Cory – happy wedding planning for your day (of sunshine, I’m sure!) in Oahu next Spring! :)

  • Kim - September 23, 2011 - 9:50 am

    Wonderful! Just the right touches in the photos. Beautiful couple.ReplyCancel

  • robyn - September 23, 2011 - 10:26 am

    oh, i chatted with this couple about engagement photos, but wasn’t able to squeeze them in pre-paris! i recommended you to them! i’m not sure if thats how you connected, but i’m glad it all worked out! what an adorable session — love that puppy!ReplyCancel

  • Lyndsay London - September 23, 2011 - 10:37 am

    I like her jacket! The session reminds me of… my sessions :)! I really like the light too!ReplyCancel

  • Emily - September 23, 2011 - 1:14 pm

    Lovely shoot, Mikaela! The light is beautiful! And your words give me hope about a some shoots I have this weekend (the forecast is rain, rain, rain!).ReplyCancel

  • Cassandra - September 23, 2011 - 7:42 pm

    I love it! like always :) i love how you incorporated the umbrella too.ReplyCancel

  • Ada - September 23, 2011 - 7:44 pm

    Really nice picures and a happy couple.ReplyCancel

  • Yann - September 24, 2011 - 10:15 am

    Wow !! That light !! I particularly love the shots where they’re sitting in front of each other in the dock … great session !ReplyCancel

  • steph - September 25, 2011 - 2:26 pm

    generally, how long does this kind of shoot take you?ReplyCancel

  • Nina Grace - October 4, 2011 - 8:06 pm

    This is adorable! I love these photos, especially the one of them hidden under the umbrella.ReplyCancel

  • Ruth - November 21, 2011 - 9:01 am

    Very nice shots, Mikaela, like all your photos!! How do you do it with the camera when it is raining?ReplyCancel

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