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39 : My Papa

For me, being a photographer is a way of interacting with the world. A way of processing what’s going on around me. Sitting with my Grannie at the hospital beside my dying Papa, photographing those moments allowed me to process the fact that he would not be there much longer.

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35 : Jessa & Justin

It was a dare against the weather gods to plan outdoor shooting locations for an Edmonton wedding in October. I should have known better. Just days before the wedding I was on the phone with Jessa brainstorming possible indoor locations in the face of an imminent Edmonton blizzard.

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32 : Katie & Larissa

In my version of the story, it all started with guitar duets to the likes of First Aid Kit and Ingrid Michaelson in the living room of my first basement apartment. Five years later, it was an incredible pleasure to spend the day with Katie and Larissa and capture their wedding celebration.

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28 : Jessa & Justin

Light. Photography is all about light. Photographers love to shoot during the “magic hour". Or in a northern city like Edmonton, the magic “two hours”. Just long enough for my engagement session with Jessa and Justin.

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21 : Stephen and Ashlea

With guests all dolled up in their 1920s attire and the Retrofitz playing some timeless music, Stephen and Ashlea’s wedding was a splendid way to ring in 2016.

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20 : Emily and Royden

During this photo shoot with Emily and Royden I traipsed through the woods, angling the camera towards the couple such that some mountain ash trees were in the foreground, berries shrivelled in the cold like pruney bathtub fingers in water.

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18 : Andrew and Judy

Walking through Edmonton’s Old Strathcona, I looked for opportunities to practise new compositional techniques. One of my favourite shots of the day captured Judy and Andrew in the foreground and used the walls of Southern Autobody as the backdrop.

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16 : Angie and Steve

Join me on a cold winter walk with Angie and Steve, and their adorable pup Maggie.

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