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When Melissa met Steve – Wainwright Wedding Photography

September 22, 2018 – Totally not a day that Melissa and Steve expected to wake up to fall coloured leaves covered with that cold white stuff we relate to winter… But they did and it was PERFECT. The colours were beautiful and so incredibly unique! It was certainly chilly – but Melissa and Steve’s wedding party was a group of troopers.

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When Shawn met Tennille – Wainwright Wedding Photography

When Tennille and I met up for our first consult meeting I remember us chatting about how much we both hoped everything would be beautiful and green in time for the wedding. It was a winter meeting and all I could imagine was snow! As the months passed and May finally arrived, one day I looked outside and thought ‘What was I thinking! It’s going to be perfect!’

And it was! Everything about Tennille and Shawn’s wedding was beautiful and absolutely perfect. Not too hot, not too cold, not too sunny, not too rainy – and the best part of all – the day was filled with so much love.

MUA: Kelsey Wright
Hair and Makeup: Della Lischka
Catering: Just Like Mums – Trudy Busk
DJ: Sweet Soundz – Dan Augier
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When Greg met Heidi – Bashaw Wedding Photography

The wedding of Heidi and Greg took me back to my hometown of Bashaw, AB! Being part of Heidi’s wedding day was beyond exciting for me as Heidi happens to be amoung the first people I met when I was born! We spent hours upon hours of our toddler life hanging out together and the opportunity to photograph such a magical day in Heidi’s life was spectacular.

The details of their day were fantastic and so well put together –  including Heidi’s dress – which she made herself using her mom’s wedding dress! Can you say talented?! And then their was their amazing bridal party! They were a blast to hang out with (they made me feel like part of the family) and an absolute riot on the dance floor! ❤

This was my last wedding of the 2015 season and as I post this blog I am grinning from ear to ear thinking about what an amazing year of beautiful couples and great opportunities I was given. Thank you so much to each an every couple who had me capture these special moments for you.

Hair and Makeup: The Parlour

Officiant: Pastor Julianna Wehrfritz-Hanson

Catering: Royal Purple

DJ: Paradise DJ

Transportation: Hayes Transportation

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When Daryl met Caitlyn – Wainwright Wedding Photography

After I photographed Caitlyn and Daryl for their engagement session last fall I was more than a little bit excited for their wedding day. These two create a quiet and calming emotion when they are together. They are both so kind hearted and easy to work with. It was such a pleasure being part of their day. ❤

MUA: Kailee Smith

Hair and Makeup: White Dahlia Salon and Spa

Officiant: Sharon Britney

Catering: Royal Purple

Bakery: Sheena Larson

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When Mark met Kjirsti – Hastings Lake Wedding Photography

On September 18th I photographed the love between Mark and Kjirsti at Hastings Lake Bible came – and it was spectacular. Kjirsti had thought out every detail to match her Downton Abbey theme perfectly. From her vintage dress, the men in perfectly tailored suits, lanterns in the place of bouquets for the ladies, and even guests dressed in the vintage theme – the day flowed perfectly.

It was such a pleasure to be part of this wonderfully thought out wedding day.

Venue – Hastings Lake Bible Camp

Hair – Inspirations (Judy)

Cake: Maureen Wight

Catering: A-1 Caterers

Rings: Wainwright Jewellers

Diamonds: Nathaniel – New York

Suits: Moores

Shoes: Miz Mui (Globe Footwear)

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When Kyle met Chantelle – Calgary Wedding Photography

I met Chantelle and Kyle through my friend Courtney who I went to University with! I’ve photographed many weddings with Courtney by my side so I was quite excited to have the opportunity to hang out with her and meet her super awesome friends! Chantelle and Kyle have been together for over 11 years and they tied they knot this August at The Glenmore Inn & Convention Center in Calgary! These two were both so kind and welcoming and I hope I can visit them again soon!


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When Jeff met Chelsey – Wainwright Wedding Photography

Chelsey and Jeff got married on a weekend that was filled with sun, clouds, and some rain. We were lucky enough that the rain stayed away until after the outdoor ceremony and still have some time for family and bridal party photos. We were also quite lucky to have some amazing hospitality for a photo session at the 1979 Taphouse and Grill.

MUA: Kelsey Wright

Hair and Makeup: Shear Heaven

Flowers: Budding Florists

Officiant: Jackie Zajic

Catering: Veronica Desforges

Transportation: Vermilion River Limousine Services

DJ: Robin’s DJ Services

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When Kelly met Tina – Wainwright Wedding Photography

“Knots are stronger when they get wet. If you tie a knot (get married) on a day that rains that knot can never come unraveled.”

“This is the best person I have met in my entire life.” -Kelly Bosch (about Tina)

MUA: Torie Stang & Kelsey Wright

Hair: White Dahlia Salon & Spa

Officiant: Jackie Zajic

Catering: Sheena Larson

DJ: Robin’s DJ Services

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Photos by: Laura Smiley Photography and Brittany Gillman Photography

When Riley met Kyndra – Lea Park Wedding Photography

Kyndra and Riley’s took place in a beautiful grassy field at Lea Park. It was a beautiful day with a great combination of sun, warmth and some menacing rain clouds.

Hair: Gracie’s Hair Design

Flowers: Wainwright Flower Cart

Officiant: Jackie Zajic

Catering: Tarra Nohnychuk

Bakery: Sheena Larson

DJ: DJ Masala

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Caitlyn & Daryl – Wainwright Engagement Photography

Caitlyn and Daryl are getting married this weekend! The year has flown by since their engagement session last September and it is hard to believe that this day is already here! 2015-09-16_0001 2015-09-16_0002 2015-09-16_0003 2015-09-16_0004 2015-09-16_0005 2015-09-16_0006 2015-09-16_0007