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Emma & Evan – Spring Wedding in Canmore, Alberta


Spring in the mountains is a wonderful time for a wedding – with patches of snow still dusting the peaks, warm afternoon sun, and classic punchy blue skies. Of course it’s not always a beautiful day, but when Emma & Evan tied the knot last month it was truly spectacular. The energy was high when I arrived to capture the getting ready at the amazing Solara Resort  and carried right through as they made their way to the very quaint and timeless St. Michaels Church just off the main street in town. It was standing room only as their friends and family came out to support this super fun couple on their wedding day. Following the ceremony, we headed off to a couple spots I had picked out in town, and made it back to the Cornerstone Theatre in time for some cocktails and dinner. I had never shot at this place before, but it’s going to be one I will be sure to recommend – really nice character space with the right mix of ambience and feel to go along with the tasty food. The speeches had just about everybody alternating between laughter and tears. I’m excited for what the future holds for these two!!DSC_7942 DSC_7982 DSC_8085 DSC_8151 _D3X3900 DSC_8096 DSC_8311 _D3X4000 _D3X4074 DSC_8264 DSC_8036 _D3X4096 DSC_8409 DSC_8433 DSC_8422 _D3X4135 DSC_8600 _D3X4246 DSC_8723 _D3X4308 DSC_8669 _D3X4268 _D3X4377 DSC_8999 _D3X4414 DSC_8836 DSC_8840 DSC_8890 DSC_8758 DSC_9022 _D3X4460 _D3X4450 DSC_8993 _D3X4494 _D3X4563 DSC_9279 DSC_9488 _D3X4596

Nepal Earthquake Relief – Fundraiser

Two years ago my wife and I visited this incredible country, fell in love with the people we met, and were devastated to hear of their recent terrible loss and suffering. I wanted to do something, and have decided to make my private collection of images available for purchase with 100% of the proceeds going to the Nepal Earthquake Relief. All funds donated prior to May 25th 2015 will be matched by the Canadian Government. Please contact me or 403.605.0503 if you have any questions, would like to inquire about custom sizes, or other printing/mounting options. EBC Pano1 sml

On the trail to Everest Base Camp – Nepal GokyoPanoramasml

Sunrise on Gokyo Lake, Nepal ND8_8865smlLooking back towards Sapana Village on the edge of Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Local transportation – Sapana Village, Nepal ND8_9128sml

B&W Buddhist Mani Prayer Stone (mantra of Avalokiteshvar) along Everest Base Camp Trail, Nepal ND8_9166sml

Gompa in the sunshine, near Tengboche, Nepal ND8_9175sml

Starry skies over Tengboche, Nepal ND8_9179sml

Tengboche Buddhist Monastary at night, Nepal ND8_9266sml

Cloud blankets on Mt. Everest (Sagarmāthā), Nepal ND8_9315sml

Frozen prayer flags on Cho-la pass, Nepal prayerstoneSML

Colourful Buddhist Mani Prayer Stone (mantra of Avalokiteshvar) along Everest Base Camp Trail, Nepal


100% of Proceeds from purchase donated to Nepal Earthquake Relief

Print Options – Kodak Endura Metallic Prints:

8″x12″ – $20
11″x14″ or 12″x18″ – $25
14″x20″ – $50
15″x30″ or 20″x30″ – $100
24″x48″ or 30″x40″ – $200

Printed directly onto sheet aluminum:

8″x12″ – $50
11″x14″ or 12″x18″ – $75
14″x20″ – $125
15″x30″ or 20″x30″ – $200
24″x48″ or 30″x40″ – $400

Belle & Shaun – Spring Wedding in Vancouver, BC


It’s a treat to asked to shoot a wedding, and especially so when you know the person asking is also a professional photographer. This past month I was asked to fly out to Vancouver to capture a wedding for Belle & Shaun on Valentines Day. I love being back on the coast, having called both Victoria and Vancouver home for the better part of 6 years, and to be there to shoot for such a fun couple made it even more special. I really wanted to reflect their energy in the images I captured as well as the locations picked to shoot – the combination of which is found below. I couldn’t believe how quickly the day went by, and how natural they were in front of the lens. Being there to witness their beautiful wedding, strong religious foundation, and love for each other was something I will cherish! Hot off the press – their beautiful wedding video is now online.DSC_8869 _D3X8841 DSC_9004 DSC_9046 DSC_8837 _D3X8896 DSC_9121 DSC_9103 DSC_9163 DSC_9174 DSC_9220 DSC_9318 _D3X9130 _D3X9245 _D3X9398 _D3X9458 DSC_9992 DSC_0101 DSC_0112 DSC_0141 DSC_9753 DSC_9885 DSC_9494 DSC_9508 _D3X9443 DSC_0389 _D3X9472 DSC_0396 DSC_0514 _D3X9609

Fall family session in the park



Kids are amazing – the energy is infectious and I simply love how everything in their world is a game. I had to turn off the adult part of my brain, and just let the kid in me make the decisions the other day during a family  portrait session. These two little boys were a blast to shoot and definitely kept us adults on the move! I had so much fun hanging out with the family, it was a treat getting to see them again after getting to meet them during a wedding I shot for Kerra & Mark out in BC this summer.
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Salma & Aleem – Calgary Ismaili Wedding


Ismaili weddings are always full of bright colours, amazing food, warm friendly people, and religious traditions that date back thousands of years. It’s creatively inspiring, and eye opening to say the least. When Salma and Aleem first got in touch with me and asked me to capture their Ismaili wedding this summer, I knew it would be a lot of fun. We met up earlier in the summer for their engagement session where I got a better feel for how they interacted with each other, their awesome sense of humour and playful nature. On their wedding day I found a couple spots I had always wanted to visit and shoot, and these two were more than game for anything I threw their way. The wedding ceremony took place next to the Bridgeland Community with the city skyline as the backdrop on a gorgeous sunny September day. Following the ceremony (Nikkah), we headed off to one more spot that had only been opened to the public earlier that week – lucky timing! Then on to the reception for food, music, dancing and the Sapatia. As I was editing their wedding day images I was reminded of how caring they are for each other, and the consideration they put into each element of their wedding week. I got to meet their extended families during the Puro & Pithi ceremonies the week of their wedding, and could see where their fun personalities came from. Of course it was no different with the group of friends that joined them in the wedding party – with a number of them flying in from Europe and Australia to be there. Such a treat to witness two amazing people come together in marriage and start the next chapter of their lives!
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Amy & Steve – Emerald Lake Lodge, BC Wedding


Emerald Lake Lodge is truly a spectacular place, to visit, to hike, and especially for a wedding. Just a few minutes off the Trans Canada Highway west of Lake Louise, and you’re in a completely different world. The colour of the water really is exactly what it looks like in the pictures, if not even greener and the jagged peaks that surround the lodge frame this jewel perfectly. It was in this setting that I got to capture a few images with Amy and Steve this summer. The sun/rain/clouds were playing tug-o-war all day, but somehow managed to be nice exactly when we needed them to – during the photos and the ceremony. After a quick plunge (polar bear swim?) Steve and the guys ducked into one of the cabins while the girls were next door with Amy. From their reveal we headed out towards Field for a few shots in the glacial valley, then worked our way back to meet up with the bridal party. Enter rain. No problem – on to the decks to take advantage of the beautiful natural light. From there we made our way to the ceremony. Have to say the flower girl (Amy’s niece) running up to hug Steve mid-ceremony was priceless. After the ceremony, family photos, and champagne we moved into the lodge for the party. What a blast of a weekend – thank you Amy & Steve!!
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Jaime & Maciek – Mountain Wedding at Island Lake Lodge, BC

Full disclosure: I’ve known Maciek for over 20 years and would consider him one of my closest friends. We even played soccer against each other before crossing paths again in high school through mutual friends. I only mention this because when somebody this close to you asks you to shoot their wedding it’s both a huge compliment and fantastic challenge. It certainly didn’t hurt that he and Jaime have been together as long as they have (about time you tied the knot no?) – making for a dream couple of fun people that I know very well. They mentioned a couple areas they were considering in BC near Fernie, and I couldn’t have been more excited when they mentioned it was going to take place at Island Lake Lodge. I’ve hiked there in the summer, skied there in waist deep powder in the winter, and all around love the place. The accommodations are first rate, the food is delicious and the staff are all super friendly – yup, great place Jaime & Maciek, well chosen. As we had planned, I took Jaime down to the reveal location after stealthily getting Maciek into position first. Watching his reaction when he first saw Jaime will go down as an all time highlight for me – I think his face says it all. Then, Maciek never being very far from a fly rod, quickly tossed in a cast and had a willing cutthroat – not bad for a guy wearing a full suit!! From there we worked our way back up towards the lodge stopping at a couple places I had found while scouting. After a glass of champagne we headed down to I Dew point on the shore of the lake. The weather held, the clouds parted to reveal patches of blue sky, the mayflies danced all over the bridal party, and Jaime and Maciek finally made it official in front of their closest friends and family. Up to the lodge for dinner, drinks, dancing, and drinks, shot skis, drinks, dancing…. the rest was a blur. Jaime & Maciek, two amazing friends and all-around wonderful people, thank you from all of us you had there.
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