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Julie and Michael’s wedding day was a typical Vancouver Spring day. We had rain, then drizzle, some sun came out, it became warm, the sun went away, it got cold, rain came and went. Truly a mixed day for weather and we all just rolled with it! At the Vancouver Golf Club, Julie and Michael were determined to have an outdoor ceremony on the spacious deck over looking the beautiful tall cedar trees and the golf course below. The white chairs were set up outside despite the drizzling rain and when it stopped only 15min before their ceremony was set to start, Michael and the groomsmen wiped all the chairs dry for all the guests. And when Julie arrived the sky lightened up! Perfect! Two bag pipers played as Julie and her father walked down the aisle together, which made for a very noteworthy and elegant entrance. It was a lovely day filled with so many family and friends- plus, we were all treated to some spectacular highland dancing in the evening!

Thank you, Julie and Michael for trusting us to photograph your day for you.   steff + justin



Putting on a wedding dress is always a special moment, but this was particularly beautiful with Julie’s flower girl, Emma looking on and mesmerized.


Julie’s twin sister Stacey and older sister, Lynsey- both helping her get ready by placing Michael’s gift on for her.


Beautiful little flower girl, Hannah.


Anyone who knows Julie, knows she loves her doggies. Here she shares a special moment with Midge. And Julie, looking gorgeous!


The girls had a nice stylish ride with their Dad to the ceremony in a gorgeous cream coloured, 1930’s Beauford convertible car.



Her Dad was so proud!!


Michael’s parents and family, enjoying the wedding ceremony.


The moment, captured!


Driver prepping the car for Julie and Michael to go for a spin after their ceremony…..and the rain held off long enough for them to enjoy the ride with the top down.







Elegant red themed wedding details….and their cake was even red velvet flavour too!


A couple members from Julie’s pipe band played some irresistibly fun tunes and the girls brought out their Highland dancing moves and danced to a Highland fling! Awesome!


(and yep, all the girls are in the air at once!!)


Do you see that determined look on that little girl’s face? She caught the bouquet! The young boy caught the garter. Keeners for sure!


Fun times in the photo booth!


Julie’s Shoes: Christian Dior
Wedding Dress: Sposa
Bridesmaids Dresses: BCBG
Ceremony/Reception Location: Vancouver Golf Club, Coquitlam
Florist: Lavish Floral and Gifts
Wedding Cake: Sweet Thea
Wedding Car: A Stylish Arrival
DJ: Solomon Riby-Williams

We’d like to share a lovely afternoon lifestyle engagement session with Delia+ Michael who are super in love, giggle a lot and enjoy carefree days on Granville Island. We had a truly special afternoon with them and we are looking forward to their wedding in July. 🙂


On the day we had their session, there was a super low tide, which gave us the chance to go below the boardwalk and capture one of my favourite artful photographs of the day.




Since Delia + Michael are real foodies, we of course walked through the Granville Market and captured them just naturally spending time together, as they might on any day. So lovely, it makes me smile.


And also, as a real treat we’d like to share their slideshow with you:

  • Delia

    We had such an amazing time with the two of you. I’m so excited to explore the city with the 2 of you for our wedding photos! Thanks for a fabulous time on Granville Island:)ReplyCancel

  • Derek

    Amazing pictures. I love the shots inside the tea/coffee shop. They look very natural and candid!ReplyCancel

  • Delia

    Love the pictures and loved shooting with the both of you! Can’t wait till July 2!!ReplyCancel

  • Tiffany

    Love it!!!
    Great photos!!!
    You guys are adorable!ReplyCancel

  • Ngoc Pham

    Photos look amazing! Congrats Delia and Michael!ReplyCancel

  • Dana Sirri

    Such beautiful photos! I love seeing how utterly happy you both are! <3 I can’t wait to see you officially be married! xoxReplyCancel

  • Delores

    Beautiful pics! Can’t wait to see what the wedding photos will be like!ReplyCancel

  • Christina

    It’s fabulous! You couple are “天作之合”. Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • John
  • Denise

    Lovely pictures!! You make a beautiful couple.
    Can’t wait for the big day!!ReplyCancel

  • Jason

    Very beautiful composition, romantic shot, well done!ReplyCancel

  • Joseph

    Nice pictures! Delia has my good looking genes!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth

    My favourite people in my favourite places…… mmmmmm…… can I join you too? heheheheReplyCancel

  • Tami

    Lovely photos! Especially the shots in the coffee shop. They have such a warm feel to them. Such a sweet looking couple too!ReplyCancel

  • Christie

    Great location. Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth

    WOW! beautiful pictures in beautiful locations!!ReplyCancel

  • Joe & Lisa

    Fantastic pictures! Sure wish we were young once more and have as much fun as you two……ReplyCancel

  • Larry

    Bellisimo! Click ….this is Amore.ReplyCancel

  • Leah

    You two are so beautiful together! Great shots! can’t wait until the big day! xoxoReplyCancel

  • Alice

    Very beautiful pictures romantic shot, congrats!ReplyCancel

  • linda

    delia & michael
    Amazing photos! You both look so happy in love. We are so excited about your wedding.

  • Janet Hart

    Fabulous pictures!
    It is soooo wonderful to see how happy
    you are…..glowingReplyCancel

  • Maureen

    Beautiful! You look so in love. Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Katherine Tong

    What a good location choice. A busy place but you two look like you are in a world of two only.
    Auntie KathyReplyCancel

  • Katherine Tong

    You two looks so much in love. Great choice for photo shoot.ReplyCancel

  • Michael Meinhardt

    Justin and Steff,

    Thank you, for setting this up for us. Our families and friends love it! The feedback on the engagement pictures has been overwhelmingly positive.

    Thank you both so much,

    The groom.

    Michael Meinhardt.ReplyCancel

  • Lara

    What a handsome groom we will see on your wedding day. And Delia, you have the most beautiful smile.

  • You Guys! What a gorgeous couple … and fabulous website. Thanks for keeping us in the loop. Very excited for you and looking forward to the Big Day!


  • allie maclennan

    this is fabulous! i will never go to the island without thinking of you. thanks for sharingReplyCancel

  • Wei Min Lee

    Love the black and whites, big smiles all around =DReplyCancel

  • wow! Very nice and sweet!

    You both look like the official spokesperson for the Granville Island Public Market!!

    Cannot wait for your wedding party!ReplyCancel

  • Daniel

    Stellar Couple! Love these photos.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole

    Love the photos! You look so happy. Wishing you all the best.ReplyCancel

  • The photos are beautiful! They capture how happy and in love you two are. We can’t wait for the Big Day!!!!xoThe Stacey’sReplyCancel

  • keith meinhardt

    lovely pictures of my handson son and his beautiful fiance. can’t wait to see the wedding pictures.


  • Brenda Ramirez

    Michael and Delia,
    These engagement pictures are a demonstration of the pure love, fondness and affection you have for one another. I’m so happy for you!!!ReplyCancel

  • Addie

    Love all the photos! You guys look like you had so much fun. Very natural and obviously in love 😉

  • Rose

    You two look so happy in these amazing photos. Congrats!!!ReplyCancel

  • Betty Bridger

    Fabulous photos – cannot wait for the wedding ones!!Lots of love to you both.ReplyCancel

  • John

    Lovely couple, lovely pictures and great love story telling – amazing picture story book!ReplyCancel

  • Loved the photos! Can’t wait for the big day. xoThe StaceysReplyCancel

  • Jennifer

    The pictures are fab! The two of you are so beautiful together.. so in love. Best wishes to the both of you!ReplyCancel

  • Julia Wong

    Beautiful photos of Delia and Michael!ReplyCancel

  • Patricia

    Delia and Michael,

    lovely couple – obviously very much in love. great pictures. though we will not be able to make it on your BIG DAY, our thoughts will be with you. all the best….

    patricia and litoReplyCancel

  • shiv

    you two are the cutest couple ever!ReplyCancel

  • Colin Stacey

    Delia and Michael really look very natural nothing contrived and genuinly show affection for each other,their eyes and body language confirm this.It is most impressive ,they have not used glamour to distract you from the reality of the situation but honest pictures of a delighteful couple who clearly demonstrate their love and respect for each other.I particularly like the picture of the two of them walking towards the camera as natural as you can be with a camera around.These great shots will clearly put them at the top of the list.
    Good luck to you both Colin.ReplyCancel

  • leah

    you are both so beautiful together!


  • Nichole

    Congratulations cousin!! Your pics are beautiful! Best wishes on your upcoming nuptials! ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Melton

    Gorgeous pics! You guys are such a happy couple! Can’t wait for the wedding! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Angela Donald

    Beautiful pictures! I love them. Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Barb Adams

    Delia is a very special woman that I have had the privilege to know and you have captured something beautiful about her relationship…the smile that shows her enjoyment of life to it’s fullest! Great pictures with a nice slideshow touch and cheers to the great looking couple! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • leslie and john nicholls

    What beautiful photos, I like the black and white ones especially, you both look so happy and in love, can’t wait to see you on the big day. We wish you both lots of love and happiness.ReplyCancel

  • Ingrid Murphy

    Such wonderful and natural shots. Gems to reminisce with in future years.ReplyCancel

Tracy and Sébastien’s wedding took place in the lovely covered courtyard at Brix Restaurant in Yaletown with so many of Tracy’s family in attendance, along with Sébastien’s family from Montreal. Their day had a nice relaxed pace to it and despite the light rains outside, everyone had a great time. Steff really enjoyed blowing the dust off of her French skills and chatting with Sebastien’s family.  We truly enjoyed being a part of their day.



brix_wedding_vancouver_04I just love this moment with Tracy’s sisters and her Mom helping her get ready.

brix_wedding_vancouver_05Arriving at Brix (with just a few raindrops coming down here), moments before the ceremony.

brix_wedding_vancouver_ceremonyBeautiful Spring cherry blossoms from Tracy’s parents garden decorated the ceremony and her parents walked her down the aisle together, which was really sweet.

brix_wedding_vancouver_06Sébastien catching his first glimpse of Tracy walking down the aisle (and you can even see her in the mirror too!) Nice shot Justin! 🙂




brix_wedding_vancouver_bridge_02English Bay- and raindrop free! (for a short while!) 🙂




brix_wedding_vancouver_011Instead of clinking glasses for a kiss, Tracy + Sébastien asked their guests to sing a song…and lo and behold, one of the youngest guests at their wedding was the first to rustle up some courage and sang solo delivering a perfect performance, with swinging dance moves and all! He was great!! 🙂




brix_wedding_vancouver_012Congratulations Tracy + Sébastien! You two had a beautiful day with so many of your family to celebrate with you. Thank you for having us be a part of it. 🙂

Bridesmaids Dresses: Frocks
Ceremony Location: Brix Restaurant, Yaletown
Hair/Make-up: Jayna-Marie Bussiere
Florist: The Flower Factory
Reception/Caters: Brix Restaurant, Yaletown
DJ: DJ Bfad

  • Michelle

    I love these photos. You look so beautiful, Tracy! I especially like the one where you can see the guys and then you in the mirror. Lovely pics!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy & Seb

    Wow, amazing pictures!! Thanks so much, Steff & Justin! I love how you caught even the littlest detail…you did a fabulous job!ReplyCancel

  • John Hayashi

    Beautiful photos, magical, love the variety and the contrasts. I’m glad that this special day/evening was captured so well. Looking forward to seeing the rest of the photos!

    John & Pat – Victoria B.C.ReplyCancel

  • John Hayashi

    Beautiful photos, magical, love the variety and the contrasts. I’m glad that this special day/evening was captured so well. Looking forward to seeing the rest of the photos!

    John & Pat – Victoria B.C.ReplyCancel

  • Pat Ens-Hayashi

    Lovely pictures of a “classy couple” & a very “classy wedding”!!ReplyCancel

  • Adina

    Captivatingly beautiful!!! Having been unable to attend, I loved looking through these. Simply lovely!!ReplyCancel

  • Pat Ens-Hayashi

    Lovely pictures of a “classy couple” & a very “classy wedding”!!ReplyCancel

  • Great photos, can’t wait to see the rest. To capture the behind the scenes and the main stage are great. This is such a nice momemtum to keep forever. You can show your grandkids!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Natalya Avakova

    Lovely photos! Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Uncle Bill

    black & white Yaletown shots– a special touch

    memories of the special day — forever lasting

    pictures of the wedding couple — pricelessReplyCancel

  • Norman and Peggy

    Did you two take photography lessons from Y. Karsh??–very impressive with your special effects of black and white from the 20’s!
    Tres bien!ReplyCancel

  • eric

    les photos étais bien agencer les unes avec les autres et le montage vidéo étais super.bon travail a vous deux.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole et Lionel

    Très belles photos!ReplyCancel

  • Tanya (amie de Mélanie)

    Très belles photos! Wow! Félicitation à vous deux!!!ReplyCancel

  • Philippe

    The pictures are so beautiful!!! They make me want to get married!ReplyCancel

  • Lianne & Lane Logan

    All the pictures were great. Really liked the picture of Tracey and Sebastien’s silhouette with the facial highlights. As well as the black and white at the “Bay”. Also appreciate the comments on the little singer (our son Tynan)ReplyCancel

  • Olimpia


    These photos are super good and provide us with a good insight on how very romantic and serious this life event is for both of you. Specially loved the black and white photos.

    Cheers 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Marc G.

    Great photos! Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Sharif

    Excellent pictures my friend! You both look great! Wish you all the best and a wonderful and happy life together!ReplyCancel

  • Mélanie

    The pictures are amazing.

    I really like the one with Sébastien and Tracy and big grey clouds.

    The one under the bridge also brings a very interseting perspective.

    Good job!


  • It was a beatiful, intimate wedding and these photos captured the spirit of it. It was such a memorable evening.ReplyCancel

  • Neil & Diane

    Fantastic photos which truly captured the excitement and happiness of this day. Great job!ReplyCancel

  • Delphine

    wow suberbes les photos , beau mariage , long vie aux amoureux !!ReplyCancel

  • John & Yosh Hayashi

    Absolutely beautiful. Loved the photos, the slideshow – can’t say enough about it. Just beautiful. Tracy, what a beautiful, beautiful bride. Tracy and Sebastien – great looking couple. You found the perfect photographers in Steff and Justin, such lovely photos!!!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa

    Some really amazing shots!!!! Love the one before last. Congratulations 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Corey

    The wedding was so magical and the pictures reflect the beauty of the day. Steff and Justin did an amazing job!!ReplyCancel

  • Olimpia

    WoW These are great and the black and white is very romantic.ReplyCancel

  • Christian Strano

    These photos are nothing short of fabulous. Great pictures to highlight a great wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Laurent Quintal

    The photographs are beautiful, especially the black and white.ReplyCancel

  • Linda

    Nice pictures, you look like a beautiful couple. wish you long life and a lot of children.ReplyCancel

  • Shoko and Don Mukai

    Your pictures are beautiful! I like the way these samples capture the essence of your special day. The preparations with the wedding dress and your sister and mother, the processional and recessional and the wistful landscapes and street scenes. What a way to remember this pivotal day in your wonderful life together. It is like a fairy tale, no a real visual picture of a lucky couple in love.ReplyCancel

  • Kim

    Tracy and Seb, these photos are beautiful! I can’t wait to see more! Thank you for sharing your special day with us!ReplyCancel

  • Elyse


  • Jacques B.

    Wonderful photos!

    Congratulation Tracy and Sebastien for your wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Anne-Marie

    I really like your photos, particularly the one in the street and under the ”bridge”. It’s really original!! Both of you look really good and according to your photos, and think that your wedding was a success and that everyone was happy and excited about it.ReplyCancel

  • Fadi

    Very nice and artistic photos. Congrats Taracy and Seb.ReplyCancel

  • Antonio Bakopoulos

    “O! she doth teach the torches to burn bright”ReplyCancel

  • Mélanie

    Wow! Les photos sont vraiment belles. La vidéo représente bien le déroulement de la soirée! J’ai pu revivre cette journée magique. Merci aux photographes! Beau travail…
    Félicitation aux amoureux!ReplyCancel

  • Alek

    Quel délice! Bravo à Tracy pour être si bonne et à Sebastien de le savoir.ReplyCancel

  • Susanne Hirose

    I loved the wedding and I loved the photos that you took of their wedding. The photos were very well done and very artistic.ReplyCancel

  • Masami and Chiyoko Hirano

    Fantastic photos of the beautiful wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Stacey

    Stunning photos. From the dress, to the flowers and table settings, and venue, it all looked so amazing! Congratulations Tracy and Sebastien!ReplyCancel

  • gabriel

    Les photos sont super belles. Vous, les photographes, avez su saisir les moments forts de la soirée!

  • Scott Morishita

    Amazing job Steff and Justin – among the best wedding pictures I’ve ever seen – best of all you were both such nice photographers. Good choice Tracy and Seb!ReplyCancel

  • Véronique (amie d'enfance de Mélan)

    Que dire de plus… les photos sont vraiment magnifiques. Je vous souhaite tout le meilleur!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Delia

    The brix restaurant is such a beautiful place to have a wedding! beautiful picturesReplyCancel

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Ok, we’ll admit it; we were excited to watch the Royal wedding today. What a stunning spectacle of opulence, beauty and decadence and all in celebration of the love and commitment between one man and one woman, wow! It is easy to see, watching the wedding today, how the wedding experience is really one of the greatest days of our lives. What a wonderful experience for a couple to be able to enjoy together in honor of each other.

With the Royal wedding being top-of-mind over the past few days, the two of us have been enjoying thinking of some of the great experiences that we’ve had photographing weddings in the UK. There is something wonderful about the history, the locations, the traditions and fashions that all make weddings there uniquely British. Here we have pulled out a small selection of photographs from a few British weddings to share with you that we felt captured something uniquely British. It all seemed very appropriate to do this today when so many of us have been ‘tuned in’ to the beautiful wedding between Kate and William.

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  • Oh my goodness, I love these! Beautiful photographs and like you said, so much history!ReplyCancel

  • Wow! What stunning images, Steff & Justin. It must have been so fun working in the UK with all of the incredible history and their fantastic outfits! Thanks for sharing these!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy & Seb

    Beautiful pictures!! Even better than the Royal wedding :).ReplyCancel

Our hyperfocus slideshows now have little clips of HD video to enhance our photographs!! And our clients just love it! Woo hoo!  We started doing this at the beginning of the 2010 wedding season and we’re super excited to continue providing this to our clients. (We wish we could have had this for our wedding 7 years ago!)

Creating short video clips during a wedding day is a really nice use of both my past experience with film and television production, as well as Steff’s film making experience and her education through the Vancouver Film School. These little touches of video add a little spice to the slideshow that gives it that something extra special and unique.

Cynthia and Paul’s beautiful wedding was a truly special day filled with a mix of both their cultures, their supportive friends and super nice family. We got along all so well and have such fond memories of their day, that we thought we’d share their slideshow with you.

And trust us, these slideshows are even more amazing when it’s your own wedding! 😉


  • Vista

    Brenden and I definitely loved the segments of video and how they added a little extra depth to the story of the photos.

    Everytime we view our slideshow we smile when the brief clip of Brenden spinning me follows the photos of our first dance.ReplyCancel