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Jeff and I  love shooting weddings at The Ranche down in fish creek park! More often than not they are usually a small,  more intimate wedding where the couples have their closest friends and family with them to share in their big day.  Katie + Sean got a beautiful warm sunny day, the venue was perfect and Tracey from Occasional Bloom did a STUNNING job on all the flowers. I loved all the little vases and all the detail she puts into her work! Speaking of details… Katie surprised me by being a very DIY bride, she put a lot of thought and care into her wedding which I think is so cool. You guys both looked amazing and we were so happy to be part of your day.

These two are such a beautiful couple who adore one another. Ann also has extremely good taste, check out her shoes, her Vera Wang wedding dress, beautiful decor and the wonderful man she decided to marry. Their wedding was laid back and filled with fun. The reception had so many amazing moments like trivia for prizes, Sean’s shower dance ( I wish we had a video of that) and their romantic first dance together! We think you guys are the best and we wish you all the best in your future together!

Here are a few of my favorite images from Sandra + Nick’s wedding last month! We had such a beautiful day and loved seeing some past couples of ours which is always so much fun for us.  Check out Sandra’s beautiful Manolo Blahnik wedding shoes…STUNNING!!!!
You guys are such a great couple, thanks again for choosing us:-)
Hugs Shelley + Jeff

  • Anne - Such joy! love it :)
    On a side note, omg those cufflinks are amazing!!

  • Jessica Zais - So fun and beautiful!! LOVE that red paint-chipped wall! Amazing photos as always! : )

These two are beyond cute! We loved photographing them..we just asked them to go to a certain spot and to be their cute selves! haha Maybe not quite that easy but close;-)I love how Kimberley + Adrian brought some scrabble pieces to spell love..mostly because they share a passion of board games and this was a neat way to incorporate that into their session. We are looking so forward to their wedding on Dec 1st, it’s going to be amazing.
Here’s their love story…..

How did you meet?
We met at Kimberley’s dental hygiene school when Adrian came in to have his teeth cleaned.

How did he propose?
We like to play games. A game that we have played many times is hangman, the timeless classic. Secondly, another past time is finding cute park areas. So of course with my unmatched brilliance I decided to merge the two and use them to ask for the love of my life’s hand in marriage. It was a sunny day, and given my darker skin complexion, I was hardly affected by the sun. Kimberley however was not so fortunate, her fair skin cooked. Due to her sunburn, Kimberley was less than mobile which meant that we couldn’t go outside later that day. I only had two options; propose to her while at home or wait until she was well enough to go to a park. Given my eagerness to see the ring on her finger and desire to call her my fiancé I opted for the former of the two options. We got her to bed and applied cream on her burns. After saying goodnight, I left as though I was going to my room to sleep. Minutes later, I walked back into Kimberley’s room, she was already half asleep, squeezing her eyes tight to avoid the light, no doubt cursing me in her head for turning it on. I begin by standing by her side, a little nervous and drawing blanks for the words I had so eloquently planned in my mind for weeks. I eventually started talking about how special she is to me, how happy she makes me and how much I would like to spend the rest of my life with her. Normally this would be pretty romantic, but she was so exhausted I’m pretty sure she doesn’t recall much of what I said in that moment. Then as I had always planned, I kneeled on one knee beside the bed and said to her “would you do me the honour of being my wife, will you marry me”. Normally this would evoke a reaction, but as I had always joked and asked it in the past, she didn’t take me very seriously. Then she turned her sleepy head and peeked out of the corner of her eye and saw that I was holding a ring. She immediately sat up in the bed with her eyes wide open. I don’t even think she said yes before she grabbed my face to kiss me! Now here we are today, planning our future together.

Favorite thing about each other?
he says: Her ability to make me smile even after a long day
she says: I love how he makes me feel safe; he’s my lighthouse

Your idea of a perfect date?
he says: Taking a long walk during a sunset holding hands the whole time
she says: Board games

Kisses, hugs or snuggles?
he says: Definitely snuggles
she says: Snuggles

Favorite Starbucks drink?
he says: Double chocolatey chip frappuccino
she says: Caramel apple spice

Your favorite hangout?
he says:
Cuddling on the couch at home
she says: Home

One place in the world you must go see?
he says: Germany
she says: The Maritimes

What are you looking forward to the most on your wedding day?
he says: Being able to wear a ring and finally being called husband and wife
she says: Finally marrying my best friend