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Locations, locations, locations!

I often get asked for advice from my couples on where to go for their engagement shoot. I think it makes sense to choose somewhere that means something to them and fits their lifestyle.

There are so many beautiful places to choose from right in our own backyard in the Lower Mainland. If you are more uptown and dressy, how about Coal Harbour or Gastown? If you are outdoorsy and casual… maybe Lynn Valley or Pitt Lake would work for you. Of course the popular standards are always great, Queen Elizabeth, Deer Lake or Stanley Park have so many different locations to choose from. Maybe one of our many beautiful beaches on a warm sunlit evening would be a good choice or the colourful extravaganza that is Granville Island.

I can’t think of a better way to feature some great locations and help couples to decide than with pictures! All in all this is a fun shoot where we get to know each other a little better and helps the couple get used to being photographed, oh and for the guys… kissing will be involved 😉

Lynn Valley

Pitt Lake

Coal Harbour

Stanley Park

Granville Island

Crab Park

Third Beach

Stanley Park

Pitt Lake

Marine Building downtown Vancouver

Granville Island

Lighthouse Park

Granville Island

Deer Lake

Coal Harbour

Kits Beach

Queen Elizabeth Park

Stanley Park

Deer Lake

Stanley Park

Burnaby Mountain Park

Brockton Lighthouse

Jericho Beach

Burnaby Mountain Park

Queen Elizabeth Park

Jericho Beach

Alouette Lake

 

 

David & Michelle… Lighthouse Park engagement shoot

David & Michelle are getting married this Saturday at the Brock House Restaurant. I have shot there once before, it is lovely and the view of Jericho Beach… please.  Needless to say I’m looking forward to documenting their wedding day!

But first, their engagement shoot… it was an afternoon in January if you can believe it! David & Michelle are avid rock climbers and chose to have a rock climbing inspired shoot at Lighthouse Park. The plan was to repel down the rock (not sure where I was going to shoot from) but all of the hooks were occupied so we just spent our time together exploring around and finding the light (whew). 🙂

Here are a few of my favorites from their engagement session…
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