Abbey and Johnathan Engagement Session

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Christmas doesn’t just come once a year for couple Abbey and Johnathan. As owner and operator of a Christmas tree lot he spends 365 days a year thinking about the holidays! This summer though, Johnathan has one more day to celebrate, his wedding to Abbey.

I’ve known Abbey since she was a baby, our parents were members of the same vintage car club. Being able to be a further part of a wedding for someone you’ve known for so long is a real joy for me. You get a real sense of comfort working with people you are familiar with. Ryan and I headed out to visit them at their home in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, and check out a field of baby Christmas trees that is growing in their backyard. We also took advantage of the beautiful country landscapes during the late evening.

Looking forward to the wedding day!

Paula and Kevin Engagement

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Sometimes, you really do get rained out. Our original date to shoot Paula and Kevin falls upon some pretty heavy rains that no amount, of cute rubber boots or umbrellas, is gonna make it any fun. So we take the chance of it the following weekend. With the call of rain most of the week, poor Paula was doing her daily sun-dances that the sky stayed dry! I guess it worked as we had a lovely afternoon round 2.

Looking forward to the wedding guys!

Katie and Brandon Engagement

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As this former Nova Scotian couple Katie and Brandon remember, our unpredictable weather can take us from seasons to the next instantly. With hardly a spring to be had we had been hit with a hot and humid summer that has been long awaited!

The breezes were fortunately a welcome relief after a hearty walk through Point Pleasant Park. Even after a few locations being tied up, and a few wrong turns, we came out of the day with some really amazing photos! With planning your wedding when living provinces away, sometimes you just gotta “get er done” with only 4 days away from the big day!

Look forward to shooting your wedding in beautiful Historic Halifax!

Ocean and Joel Engagement

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We met Ocean and Joel on one of our destination weddings in sunny Jamaica. We instantly hit it off, and I was so thrilled when they asked us to shoot their upcoming wedding in September. With Joel working out of town often, we lucked out and snagged him for a photo shoot on the boardwalk where he and Ocean first were engaged.

People who live in this city all hold the downtown boardwalk close to their hearts from memories as kids, as couples on first dates, or as tourists in our own home. Ryan and myself were also engaged while aboard the HMS Bounty when she was docked here for Tall Ships. There is always something new to see, or old ones to play those nostalgic heartstrings that make Halifax home.

We’re very excited to shoot this wedding!

Keri and Jeff Engagement

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There is a certain joy a person gets when walking through a colourful park, on a shocking warm late October day. But adding to that, photographing some soon to be married pals and their adventurous mix-breed Nova, adds a whole other element. I sometimes forget how incredibly stunning this province gets in fall. Never taking advantage of the walking trails and parks we have here. Too busy riding as many kms as we can on the Harleys I guess!

Keri and Jeff have always been outdoorsy, but adding in Nova, who loves to explore has given them more of a reason to spend together enjoying it. I was so happy with how these images came out. It was almost like the weather knew exactly how I wanted to light it. I highly look forward to seeing these two in their formal wear at their (also fall) wedding!

Lindsay and Dale Engagement

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People often get nervous when shooting engagement sessions. Often times, this is the first time they have had professional taken photos done. I find, many of these turn out to be the best shoots. They get giggly and are more willing to go along with my crazy ideas!

Lindsay and Dale, after many unsuccessful attempts, finally made it down on a nice afternoon for their session. Lindsay and I have known each other since grade school and through part of junior high before she moved away. The day worked out perfectly  as it was a comfortable temperature to even get our feet (and boots..) wet at Crystal Crescent Beach. These two have such a fun outlook on life so shooting was easy! You can really tell how much fun they have together.

I am very much looking forward to the wedding day!

Shannon and Brandon Engagement

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I always love when the weather cooperates and makes everything about a shoot come together! Shannon, Brandon, their 1 year old golden Kolby and I, headed towards beautiful Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia for an engagement session. The weather may have worked perfect, but wrangling a 80 pound, playful puppy, proved a bit challenging! But we all had a good laugh in the end!

I had so much fun with this couple! They were both so fun and playful and I feel it really showed in their session. I am more than excited for the wedding day!

Caitlin and Kyle Engagement

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Like anyone could tell you, word of mouth is always one of the best networking tools. Many of the weddings and couples I have the chance to photograph are recommended from previous clients. I find the web in which everyone is connected so fascinating!

Caitlin met me through her friend Victoria, who I have photographed several times, including her wedding, engagement and baby photos! Naturally I was interested in photographing yet another wonderful and fun couple, who put up with me even as the cold winter wind ate through their clothes and chilled their bones!

Congrats on your Engagment Caitlin and Kyle! I can’t wait to photograph you’re up and coming nuptials!

Caitlyn and Pat Engagement

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As many of you know, I have known and gotten the chance to work with the lovely Caitlyn on many occasions over the years. She called me one day with news that her and her new fiance were planning their wedding, and wanted to have me photograph it, I was so excited. It’s not often you get to work with someone as experienced in front of a camera on their wedding day!

I headed up to their beautiful home one summer afternoon for some fun engagement photos. Was a good chance to explore the area as I don’t often get down towards the south shore.  Something I shall have to fix next summer on the bikes! Many guys in my experience hate having their picture taken, but Caitlyn was more that willing to compromise and allow his beautiful Mustang to be apart of their day!  Also, having photos taken on their family wharf was a nice way to tie in the family connection, as well as plan out some ideas for the wedding day! I was so excited for the wedding after how the engagement shoot went! Max and Diesel also made an appearance!


Congrats you two! Can’t wait for the wedding day!

Marc and LeeAnn Engagement

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I couldn’t imagine living on the (literal) opposite side of the country in BC and plan a wedding here in Hali Nova Scotia! And here I thought Cape Breton was bad enough!

LeeAnn and Marc who are both from Nova Scotia originally made a quick trip home last month, and we were able to finally get together in person and got a chance to take a few photos in downtown Halifax. These guys were just lovely! A really laid back and fun couple!

I am really looking forward to seeing you guys on your return in August for the wedding!