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bcwa_photoboothWell, we hosted the BC Wedding awards last Wednesday at the River Rock Casino for hundreds of BC’s best wedding vendors. It was a great night of recognition, celebration and simply fun! It’s like the Oscar’s for our wedding industry so the excitement in the theatre was high!! We are so happy to be the creators/producers of such a meaningful and rewarding event, recognizing and honouring the hard work and creativity of so many of the folks that make up our fabulous industry for couples in love!

Our friends from Pixstar were there to capture the silliness with their nice big photo booth.

If you would like to check out who the winner and finalists for the 2012 BC Wedding Awards, check it out:
www.bcweddingawards.com

Steff + Justin 🙂

BCWA_logoWe are so looking forward to the BC Wedding Awards tonight!!

It’s going to be a fun night celebrating with so many of you in our industry who have become not only trusted colleagues, but friends as well. We work in an industry with so much passion, hard-work and creativity and tonight we can honour some of the best and let’s celebrate together!! 🙂 Justin is the President and Producer of the BC Wedding Awards and in this clip from last year by The Wedding Belles, he makes an on-stage appearance! Check it out!

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Brock House Wedding Show Vancouver wedding FairWell, today is the day of the Brock House Wedding Show! Yippee! It’s such a great show and we love being a part of it. Last year’s show was pretty darn impressive and so were those lovely red macaroons, pictured above. In fact those were the ones that made me fall in love with French macaroons, versus the standard coconut ones (which I do still love too!) Anyway, I’m going off in a tangent! If you are looking for some unique wedding ideas, keen on seeing a fabulous bridal fashion show and getting great advice on tips for your wedding (and meeting nice vendors too!), come on by today and say ‘Hi’ to us and so many other friendly vendors who are happy to help. Tickets are available at the door, if you don’t have one already. See you there!

www.brockhouseweddingshow.com

You may remember the Italian engagement session we photographed for Laura + Louis in Tuscany earlier this Spring. Well, here they are, now married this summer on rustic Galiano Island at Bodega Ridge. It was very fitting for these two to be married here in the Gulf Islands for a few reasons. They both love the outdoors, Laura has sailed often through the Gulf Islands and Louis proposed to Laura while rock climbing, so it was fitting they were married, high above on Bodega Ridge overlooking the Gulf Islands, with so many of their family and closest friends their to witness their wedding.

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I just love this photo where Laura’s parents see her for the first time as a beautiful bride. So happy and proud!

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We were so lucky (and happy) that the rain stopped just at the perfect time, so we could have Laura + Louis have their First Look, with her sister, Candice and Mom looking on.
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The weathered sandstone tafoni rock formations that we found on Galiano Island made for a unique wedding photo location.

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A great looking wedding party with Louis’ two brothers and Laura’s sister Candice, who was 7 months pregnant at the time and looked radiant!

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We just loved the small details that Laura and Louis had set up around the main house, especially their important family photographs strung on a line showing their childhood years.

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All the speeches delivered were epic! Very witty, truly heartwarming and very thoughtful stories were shared. Here Laura’s parents are having a bit of fun at Louis’ expense: he took it very well.

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Thank you to Laura and Louis for having us be there to capture your wedding day memories. It really meant a lot to me to be there for you, Laura and your family, especially after having known you for over 20 years growing up together in Victoria. You are truly a wonderful woman and it’s just wonderful to see you so happy and in love with your new hubby, Louis. 🙂

Steff + Justin 🙂

  • Laura

    Wow, what fantastic memories of the day when we look through these photos! Steff and Justin, you really captured the spirit of our celebrations. 🙂 Thanks for sharing it with us – it meant a lot to us too!ReplyCancel

  • Laura

    Wow, such fantastic memories of our wedding day when we look through these photos! Steff and Justin, you really captured the spirit of our celebrations. 🙂 Thanks for sharing it with us – it meant a lot to us too!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy

    So beautiful!! I love all the photos.. especially the one with Laura coming up behind Louis in the meadow, and the ones on the beach with the unique rock formations. Excellent settings for the shots! And the day and feelings are really captured in the photos – when I look at them I am back reliving the day!! Great job, guys!ReplyCancel