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I had been looking forward to this day since Brad and Camille’s Lighthouse Park engagement session last year. Actually, I had been looking forward to it since even before I met them, while emailing back and forth with Camille about their wedding plans and such. It just so happens that Camille’s middle name is Joy, and joy is exactly what you sense when you talk to her, whether it be in person or by email. But no one gives Camille as much joy as Brad does, and it was evident the whole day through. They shared handwritten vows, tears and laughter, and love for those who came to celebrate their marriage.

Brad and Camille, thank you so much for the honour of being your wedding photographer! I truly enjoyed getting to document the start of your life together as husband and wife. Wishing you nothing but the best!

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Sweet, bubbly, and oh so pretty…Camille was a delight to work with and photograph…made extra glam by the talented Felicia Bromba.

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The threat of rain moved the ceremony indoors, but it made it all the more intimate…

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Gratefully, the rain held off and the sun shone. We took photos at the UBC Botanical Gardens…
I only wish we had had more time to take advantage of all its beauty!

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Kari of Confetti Floral Designs worked her magic once again…I’ve loved her work since she did my own wedding flowers :)

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Congrats, Mr & Mrs!

Venue: UBC Golf Course
Hair & Makeup: Felicia Bromba
Flowers: Confetti Floral Design
Bride’s Dress: Stella York from Lisa’s Bridal
Bride’s Shoes: Toms
Bridesmaids Dresses: Lulus
Photography: Mikaela Ruth

  • Linda - July 12, 2016 - 5:54 pm

    These are such beautiful photos. I love all of the soft tones and whites.ReplyCancel

Recently, my cousin Kyle and his bride to be, Danielle, drove down from their home in Kamloops, BC to our home in Washington for their engagement session. They drove 2+ hours each way just for their shoot! Gratefully, the sun was shining and we had some fun exploring and documenting this exciting season of wedding prep and anticipation. It was hot, so we were all too happy to shoot by the river and dip our toes in the water. This September, Kyle and Dee will be saying their I do’s and becoming husband and wife in an orchard wedding in Summerland, BC. We can’t wait to be there to capture it and celebrate alongside as we welcome Dee into the family!

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – Ryan and Megan’s wedding day was a dream. The predicted rain stayed away, the sun came out as the reception began, giving a beautiful sunset, and there was so much joy, from start to finish. Ryan and Megan surrounded themselves with both a really wonderful group of friends and family in their wedding party, and an amazing vendor team. Jordan and Devon of Smitten Events ensured everything came together perfectly and were such a delight to work with.

And then there were the bride and groom. Their warmth, appreciation and love for each other and those who came to celebrate their marriage did not go unnoticed. It’s couples like these who make my job so enjoyable, and Megan and Ryan, I’m incredibly thankful I was able to document your wedding day!

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The day began at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, where both Megan and Ryan got ready…

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Danielle, principal stylist at All Dolled Up Studio, did such a beautiful job and was so great to work with…

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Megan was such a lovely bride!

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Megan and Ryan’s first look was the sweetest, first reading letters from one another before the reveal…

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The gardens at VanDusen provided the perfect backdrop for photos…

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Celsia Florist is a bride’s (and photographer’s) floral dream come true…

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Mr & Mrs!

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I was pretty excited when I heard Bespoke Decor Rental was in charge of pretty-ing up the place…

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My favorite…sneaking off with the bride and groom for sunset photos…

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Venue: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Event Planner: Smitten Events
Decor: Bespoke Decor Rentals
Florist: Celsia Florist
Hair & Makeup: All Dolled Up
Bride’s Dress: Maggie Sottero
Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Catering: Truffles Fine Foods
Music: Man About Town
Officiant: Young, Hip and Married
Photo Booth: Butter Photobooth
Photography: Mikaela Ruth Photography