Jewish Wedding at Beth Israel Synagogue

Beth Israel Synagogue Jewish wedding in Vancouver

This summer, we had the privilege of photographing a Jewish wedding in Vancouver at Beth Israel Synagogue. Christie + Isaac celebrated their wedding ceremony and evening dinner reception at this freshly rebuilt Synagogue on Vancouver’s west side.  Christie started her wedding day with her mom and sister at Beth Israel Synagogue in their bridal room. With help from her sister bridesmaid, she prepared for…

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Marriott Pinnacle Vancouver Wedding: Winny + Antonio

Vancouver convention centre wedding photos

Wedding at St. Michaels Parish and Marriot Pinnacle Hotel in Vancouver

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Actor Headshots And Make-up Session | Victoria Kalitowski + Kim D. Tran Vol 1.

Vancouver actor headshot model

A Vancouver editorial actor headshots with Victoria Kalitowski (model) and creative make-up by Kim D. Tran. Shot in studio. This is a headshot session shot with Victoria using a new set of Elinchrom D-Lite RX ONE strobes, which are new units launched in 2013. Even with lower power through a beauty dish, the studio strobes provided more than enough light…

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University Golf Club Wedding | Maggie + George

UBC wedding photos Vancouver

Maggie started her wedding day at the Loden Hotel in Vancouver before their University Golf Club wedding ceremony. I arrived to a tranquil hotel setting with Maggie, her mom, and bridesmaids all getting ready for the big day ahead. The weather in Vancouver had been great that week, and the day ahead looked almost perfect. Maggie’s wedding dress hung in the bedroom…

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Beach Side Maternity Photos

Beautiful locations for maternity photos

A few years ago, we photographed Eva and Paul’s engagement session and wedding day. So it was exciting news to get an email from Eva inviting me to photograph a maternity session with her at the same location where they held their engagement photos. On a quiet weekend morning this past Spring, we spent some time at a local beach…

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Our newborn, baby Lauren

We were truly blessed this new year with a new addition to our family. Our newborn daughter Lauren was born at 8:25AM on Friday January 4th, 2013 at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, BC. To our surprise, Lauren’s birthday happens to be a very special day for Mandarin folks because the date (2013-01-04) sounds like the phrase, “I will love you…

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Sneak Peek: Sheena + Kenny at Coal Harbour

Coal Harbour Engagement session Vancouver

Sneak Peek: Minrou Chapel Wedding | Mary + Mark

The Hippie Trip Richmond wedding

 I seldom get to photograph weddings for friends any more since many of them are already married, so when Mark contacted me about photographing his wedding, it was exciting news, not just because of the wedding, but I knew what a fun and cool guy Mark is, so I had big expectations for a fun and relaxed wedding with him and his…

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VanDusen Garden Wedding | Laura + Sean

VanDusen Garden maze wedding photo

We had a high privilege of photographing Sean + Laura’s wedding this past May. Laura started her day at the Hotel Vancouver having her hair and make-up done by the talented Melanie of Mink Hair & Makeup. There ceremony took place at Oakridge United Church that afternoon where they both gave their vows surrounded by close friends and family, and piano played…

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A walk along Jericho Beach | Vanessa + Adrian Vol 1.

Jericho beach engagement Vancouver (11)

Above are some photos from my afternoon at Jericho Beach with Vanessa and Adrian. Vanessa and Adrian both live that bustling metropolis to the east known as Toronto, but Vanessa lived and studied in Vancouver a few years back, so for their wedding engagement session, they wanted something quintessentially Vancouver to remind her of a place she so sorely misses…

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