Mitchell – Wainwright Graduation Photography

Mitchell graduated from the High School this June and we celebrated with an early family session around town. I don’t believe Mitchell was too pleased with me when I told the fam-jam to give him a big bear hug – but he put up with it none-the-less 😉

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Congratulations Mitchell!

Emma – Wainwright Graduation Photography

Emma and I share a very strong obsession with reality T.V. – and for that I think she’s an incredibly rad chick. Upon meeting we chatted about our love for Survivor (Starts again on Wednesday girl!) and I knew instantly that she’s in my good books! 2016-09-17_00132016-09-17_00142016-09-17_00172016-09-17_00152016-09-17_0016

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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2015 – Year in Review

2015 was a spectacular year with lots of beautiful weddings, adorable newborns, fun families and couples, brilliant graduates and everything in between. Thank you so much to all of my wonderful clients – you’ve made my dreams as a photographer come true! Thank you also to my amazing family for supporting me and believing that I could get it all done! It was a year for the record book!

I’m so excited for what 2016 will bring! I think it is going to be another busy busy year with wedding season already over half booked up with so many amazing couples!

Here’s a look-in at each of the milestones I had the opportunity to photograph this year!

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 Justin met Carmen – Pigeon Lake Wedding Photography

Carmen and Justin’s ceremony location was an absolute dream! Their guests were brought in by horse and carriage to the most beautiful open field with the gorgeous autumn colours in every direction. Some wicked storm clouds also added to the backdrop – thankfully the storm stayed away until a few moments after the ceremony and everyone stayed ‘mostly’ dry! This bridal party was a team of troopers – nobody let the rain or hail put a damper on this wonderful day!

Hair and Makeup: Deonne’s Salon

Flowers: Paula Jeans Garden

Officiant: Juanita Knight

Catering: Bob Ronnie Catering

Bakery: Shawna Cawley

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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 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