Posts tagged Chelsea Dawn Photography & Makeup Artistry
Whimsical Styled Forest Elopement | Lauren & Tim

Goodness gracious how I love this whimsical styled forest elopement! Elopements of any type actually are so, so special. For whatever reason, elopements and intimate weddings seem to have more passion to me. They feel so raw and so real. Whether it's two lovebirds exchanging vows in the forest, on a mountaintop, or along a riverbed with their toes in the icy water, it's what dreams are made of.

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Sunset Engagement Photos on Little Mountain | Amanda & Mike

Sunset engagement photos on Little Mountain are dreamy, romantic perfection. The views are stunning, especially on a hot summers night like this one. When this particular couple suggested we head up there after capturing a few shots at the local firehall, I was thrilled!

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Whimsical Forest Couples Session // Katie & Jordan

Katie & Jordan are one of a kind. Having been together for 5 years after taking a chance on a New Years kiss and never having an opportunity in front of the lens, I was super excited to be able to photograph them for this whimsical forest couples session. We had plans to shoot at a later date but 8:30pm one evening I was on the hunt for a couple for the very next day after finding a location I just had to use and Katie mentioned they were free.

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Romantic Sunset Beach Wedding in Tofino // Taryn & Josh

The shoot came to life as I had been dreaming of capturing sunset portraits at one of my favourite beaches on the west coast of Vancouver Island. I imagined a picnic on the beach for a bride & groom, set upon pallets in the sand.

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Moulin Rouge Inspired Elopement // Courtney & Bruno

On a recent flight to visit my friend Sabrina of Seriously Sabrina Photography in Lexington, Kentucky, I watched the movie Moulin Rouge. I have always loved the movie. It is full of love & romance, loss, styled with a beautiful mix of boho & glamour, plus it has incredible music. 

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Rustic Winter Wedding Inspiration: A Sugarplum Wonderland

Would you ever consider a winter wedding? Out here on Vancouver Island, our winters can be pretty mild and we are lucky to still see a lot of greenery and sunshine amongst the rainy days. Elsewhere though, where cities get blanketed in snow, colour can seem non-existant for many months of the year.

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Rustic Bridal Abandoned House Photoshoot | Lexington Kentucky

I am so excited to share with you PART 1 of a session with this fabulous model and a one of a kind gown from the 1900s! These images were captured while I was in Lexington, Kentucky visiting my photographer friend Sabrina of Seriously Sabrina Photography! We had so much fun exploring her hometown!

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