Dreamy Keats Island Elopement

Dreamy Keats Island Elopement Golden Hour Kiss

 Dreamy Keats Island Elopement…Richard + Justine could not have asked for a more beautiful wedding day! Or a more beautiful setting. The sunshine blessed their vows as family and close friends witnessed their union. British Columbia boasts unending natural beauty where couples can wed, but Keats Island (the Indigenous name is Lhek’tines) is a rare […]

Rustic Romance on Vancouver Island

Bride and Groom sit at outdoor reception table with lace train by Secret Waters Photo

 Rustic Romance on Vancouver Island..a lovely story of candlelight, lace, and roses. The ultimate in forest fairytale wedding inspiration. We love the reception table surrounded by towering pines. The whole reception palette is moved indoors and shows off newlywed style in front of a fireplace. Let’s talk about the bride’s gown. It’s incredible and locally […]

Whimsical + Woodsy West Coast Wedding

Whimsical & Woodsy newlyweds kiss under the sun dappled forest

 Whimsical + Woodsy West Coast Wedding…inspired by the idea of a runaway couple looking to find harmony in nature together. This team of Vancouver island vendors created a love story in the forest at Cedar Haven. Nature is the backdrop, and boho love is the design. Rivkah Photography captured this unique wild love featuring a […]

Extraordinary & Unique Wedding Misfits

Leanne Sim Photography Fingers Extraordinary & Unique Wedding Inspo

 Extraordinary & Unique Wedding Misfits…this shoot took place along the always stunning Harrison Lake in B.C. Generally chosen for its lush green arbor, this winter shoot at the Lodge on Harrison Lake shows off stark beauty while in hibernation. The frozen waterfall and an unexpected rainbow are the icing on the cake for the portraits. […]

Modern Vintage Wedding at The Loft

Kaoverii Silva Photographer Bridal Bouquet Modern Vintage Wedding at The Loft

 Modern Vintage Wedding at The Loft…an inspiration shoot that combined vintage décor with modern style for a lovely celebration vibe! The venue’s brick architecture and rustic feel were the perfect backdrops for the neutral, antique color palette and lush design. The design was so wonderful it was featured in the 2021 issue of West Coast […]

Adventure Elopement + Canoe Romance

Adventure Elopement kisses in a canoe

 Adventure Elopement + Canoe Romance…so you would like to have an adventure elopement in true west coast style, but you are not up to hiking to the top of a cliff? No worries! You can have that west coast adventure vibe, and all that nature has to offer by eloping in a canoe. Or, after […]

Foxgloves are Forever Bridal Inspiration

Foxgloves are Forever Island Moments Photography closeup of lower headpiece

 Foxgloves are Forever Bridal Inspiration…a vintage boat, lush floral crown, gorgeous lace gown and a field of foxgloves. This is one of the most beautiful creative shoots and we just can’t take our eyes off of it! In fact, it only took seconds for us to message the photographer to ask if we could have […]

A Sophisticated Gallery Wedding

Sophisticated Gallery Kacie McColm Photography kissing under umbrella with wedding party

 A Sophisticated Gallery Wedding…The lace gown is perfect. The flowers hoops are unique and the children in the wedding party are exceptionally pretty…did we mention the bride wears some awesome specs?  Everything was perfect that day. Right down to it being the rainiest day of the year with a perfect two hour window to take […]

Sunflowers and Sunshine Wedding Inspo

Sunflowers and Sunshine Wedding Inspo bride amongst sunflowers

 Sunflowers and Sunshine Wedding Inspo…Sunflowers are a statement flower — bold, bright, and beautiful. This rustic-chic sunflower palette is a wonderful choice for adding a touch of color and design to your neutral wedding without overwhelming an arrangement or drawing the eye away from the bride. For an ethereal and rustic feel, incorporate a sunflower […]

Purple Lilac Spring Wedding

Purple Lilac Spring Wedding Hattie Root Photo Couple share picnic in garden

 Purple Lilac Spring Wedding…Sam + Jessie and a surprise wedding in the Gardens of HCP. It started as a design shoot and ended in a real elopement. That is not something that can be said by too many vendors! A truly magical experience of helping a couple fulfill their dream of marrying each other in […]

Romantic Cover for Vancouver Island Magazine

Romantic Cover for Vancouver Island Magazine Secret Waters Photography newlyweds kiss in Volkswagen van

 Romantic Cover for Vancouver Island Magazine…luxury gown, light grey suit, pampas grass, lush floral, and lots of kisses. We love everything about this epic shoot. In fact, we loved it so much we chose them to be our cover of the 2021 Vancouver Island issue of West Coast Weddings Magazine. The She Wore Flowers gown […]

West Coast River Lodge Romance

Newlyweds kiss behind brown velvet hat by Shop West Von Vancouver Island

 West Coast River Lodge Romance…an elopement filled with love and laughter. Add to that lace, a picnic plus a rustic venue and you have the perfect ceremony for two. Elopements have become a necessity for the last year but it has also focused a lot of creative imagination into saying your vows intimately. Soon. we […]

Love and Family Wedding

Newlyweds stand in front of wood backdrop with mountains behind

 Love and Family Wedding…Amanda and Paul, along with 16 guests, made their wedding day rock. This ceremony featured gorgeous floral design, lace, children, pampas grass and even a little rain!  The nuptials had the best backdrop…a west coast wood structure with draped blush fabric and large floral arrangements was situated in front of sweeping views […]

Dolphin’s Resort Wedding Romance

Bride and groom drink champagne by All in 1 Party Supplies Comox Valley

 Dolphin’s Resort Wedding Romance…a wonderful modern take on a west coast elopement held by the ocean in a cottage venue. The location ties together all the best things about a Vancouver Island wedding. The water, the views, the forest and a beach house to celebrate in with your intimate group of friends and family. We […]

Breathtaking Wedding Beauty

Bride smiles through cathedral veil wearing black leather jacket

 Breathtaking Wedding Beauty in Whistler…we love the unique bride, gorgeous gowns, handwritten calligraphy and the beautiful bouquet. The artists behind this shoot achieved their vision of a moody and alternative fall wedding inspiration. The pale grey lace overlay gown has lovely back details with buttons attached for a day time look. A lace edged train […]

Winter Urban Fairytale Wedding

Bride and Groom on Farmhouse porch with snowstorm behind by White Canvas Photo

 Winter Urban Fairytale Wedding….winter wonderland perfection in farmhouse and urban warehouse settings. Cosmopolitan and sophisticated with a rustic twist. Anil and Michaela are the city couple who love vintage luxury and thought of their guests every step of the way when it came to their big day. Michaela began her day with her closes girlfriends […]

Stanley Park Wedding for Stephanie + David

Stanley Park Wedding couplelean against pavilion beam and kiss with roses around them

 Stanley Park Wedding for Stephanie + David…we love the sheer beauty of this couple’s nuptials in the famous Vancouver park. Blush bridesmaid gowns, stylish blue grey suits on the men, lush bouquets and some of the best forest décor we have ever seen make this a real West Coast Wedding. The bride and gal pals […]

A Farm Table Wedding for Nick + Felicia

A Farm Table Wedding couple smile under tent on their wedding day

 A Farm Table Wedding for Nick + Felicia! We loved this wedding from the minute we saw the umbrellas. A little rain on your wedding day is often considered a good thing and it certainly was for these two. An intimate and loving feel is in every photo of these nuptials.   A farm table […]

UBC Boathouse Wedding for Ruby and Roy

Sun kissed newlyweds kiss along Vancouver waterfront by Kacie McColm Photography

 UBC Boathouse Wedding for Ruby and Roy…whose wedding was full of fun, laughter, family, beauty and lots of ethnic foods! This modern couple’s day showed off their bigger than life personalities but also showcased traditional foods. Ruby and Roy, along with their friends and family, were among the last to party the night away before […]

Romantic Elopement on Spectacle Lake

Bride and Groom under lace umbrella on Vancouver Island

 Romantic Elopement on the Lake! Gorgeous mountains, serene lake, lush greenery – it’s all in this romantic shooting session held at Spectacle Lake. We fell in love with these photos and were thrilled to have them in the pages of the 2020 Vancouver Island West Coast Weddings magazine. The photographer, Brittany Carey, shot these while […]