Tonya & Josh { Intimate Englishman River Falls Wedding | Romantic Parksville BC Wedding Photographer }

Meet Tonya & Josh. I am so, so, SO excited to share the images from their wedding that took place on February 9, 2014. It was one of the MOST romantic & intimate events I have had the honour of capturing.

Tonya contacted me just one week before the big day. A photographer was something she was originally going to do without but as the day drew closer, she couldn't image not having a photographer present to capture the event, giving her images to cherish from this special day. As I listened to her explain the details of her event to me, I grew more and more excited inside. "It's going to be held at Englishman River Falls… we're hoping it's a bit foggy, or even snowing so it feels really romantic and whimsical." At this point, I knew this girl was planning the type of wedding that I dream of photographing and turns out, it was.

Fast forward to the wedding day. I was in heaven.  It had been quite cold previously and so we were surrounded by partially frozen rivers with rapids running throughout, the magical Englishman River Falls practically frozen solid with giant icicles cascading through the rock walls to the lower river streams and incredible greenery and mossy forests. The best part? A couple whom has a love you just cannot deny. They are perfect. They exchanged their vows at a stunning private setting on the waters edge, surrounded by just 4 family members. It was incredibly beautiful, emotional & romantic.

Please take a peek at the images and see for yourself just how lovely this intimate Englishman River Falls wedding was. And afterwards? Please leave a comment for the new bride & groom or share your thoughts about this wedding!

xoxo,

Chelsea Dawn

Whimsical wedding dress hanging in forest tree before elopement ceremony at Englishman River Falls in Parksville BC
Whimsical wedding dress hanging in forest tree before elopement ceremony at Englishman River Falls in Parksville BC
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Fairytale wedding photos, Romantic couples portraits after elopement at Englishman River Falls in Parksville BC
Fairytale wedding photos, Romantic couples portraits after elopement at Englishman River Falls in Parksville BC
Fairytale wedding photos, Romantic couples portraits after elopement at Englishman River Falls in Parksville BC

Photography: Chelsea Dawn Photography & Makeup Artistry

Want to see the beautiful slideshow I created to share their wedding day love story with family and friends? Click here!