A few weeks ago we headed down to Vancouver to photograph the wedding of our good friends Rachel & Julius. The wedding and reception were both held in their friend's wonderful house and backyard. For the bride and groom portraits we headed up to Queen Elizabeth Park prior to the ceremony and were blessed with awesome weather (especially for Vancouver!). Friends and family traveled from all corners of North America to share this special day, and many of their friends played a part in making this wedding as special as it was (credits are listed after the photos). You can really get great insight into the quality of a couple's character by looking at the guests attending their wedding, and wow we could really see the love that their guests had for them!
All the vendors are either close friends of the bride & groom or are places that they frequent regularly within walking distance of their house (just one block off Commercial Drive in Vancouver).
Rings: Shira Laye - The groom's ring was custom made, and the bride's antique ring was re-sized and 'pretty-fied'.
Hair and Makeup: Ailsa Macmillan
Flowers: Flower Factory
Catering: Swallowtail Catering - Delicious, delicious cooking.
Italian Meat market: Moccia Urbani foods - Provided the local, free-range meat for both the ribs & the salami for the calzones.
Wedding cake: Fratelli's
Cake toppers: Gup Gups - The couples friend Nick's amazing & creative toy company.
Rehearsal treats: East Village Bakery - Artisan baked goodies for the family dinner.
Custom invitations: Rosanne Bennett
Location: Jacob & Lei - The bride and groom's long-time friends.
Officiant: Ed Hensley - The bride and groom's long-time friend.
This has to be our shortest notice ever to photograph a wedding. It was midnight the night before the wedding day and the lovely and talented Kristal Burgess needed help. It was a photographer's worst nightmare, injuring her arm the night before a…
Just a quick teaser frame from last weekends wedding at Summerhill Pyramid Winery. There is more to come!