Archive for June, 2010

Saturday was a wonderful day for a wedding, and Jeremiah and Martha were the most inspiring couple! I will admit that I have been known to tear up during the reception speeches at past weddings, but it is very rare for me to cry during a wedding ceremony. Jeremiah and Martha spoke the most beautiful words during their vows, and the emotion that was expressed brought tears to my eyes. The sincerity and words of love only continued into the evenings speeches, as I photographed family and friends express their love for this amazing couple. Jeremiah and Martha are good people, who live truth and love in each step along their journey and it was truly an honor to be part of this special day as they start their lives together!

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Last weekend, despite all the rain and snow, I had the opportunity to shoot Jarrett and Jackie’s Engaged! shoot. Back when these two commissioned me to shoot their wedding, I knew that we were a good match. They are fun, and stylish and just awesome people! I came home after this shoot so excited for them.  In the two hours that we spent together, it was obvious to me that they have made the right choice to get married. They look at each other with so much love and passion. Their laughs are real, and the touch is kind.

Jackie and Jarrett have answered a few questions to give us a glimpse into their relationship. Thanks guys for being so candid and fun to work with! I look forward to your wedding later this season.

edmonton_engagement_photography_04Where is the greatest place you have traveled together and why?

Jarrett: Jamaica We got engaged and everything actually went as I had planned.

Jackie: Montreal and Quebec City. This is why we started dating after spending countless hours together on a week long school trip. Jarr wowed me with his charm

edmonton_portrait_photography_09What do I need to know about your fiance?

Jarrett: Jackie is the perfect balance between beauty, intelligence, ambition, passion, spontaneity and attitude. She is very dedicated and when she puts her mind towards achieving a goal she will definitely achieve it, very inspirational

Jackie: Jarrett is ambitious, smart, strong minded, loving, and passionate in all aspects of life.

edmonton_engagement_photos_10Do you remember the moment you fell in Love with your fiance?

Jarrett: Absolutely! It was way back in high school and i still remember the first time i told her. I think she was drunk off those big wine coolers and i definitely had a couple drinks as well. I thought about it the next day, and realized i actually meant what I said and i haven’t look back since.

Jackie:  haha  – that was a long time ago, I am not sure if I remember the exact moment I fell “in-love”. However, I do remember the first time he told me he loved me – it was on the bank of a creek at a party after about 2 months of dating.
engagement_photos_edmonton_06What is the one thing that you Love the very most about your fiance?

Jarrett: Level headed approach and dedication to any cause she believes in.

Jackie: Strong Mind – Soft Heart
edmonton_engagement_photos_07What is your favorite body part of your fiance?

Jarrett: Her eyes, look at those saucers.

Jackie: Eyes – they capture meedmonton-engagement-photography_08

edmonton_portrait_photography_05Tell me a story about your fiance, that makes you laugh, giggle, or cry.

Jarrett: My favourite story is when i had to hide in her closet a long time ago, i will leave it at that. Makes me laugh every time i think about it.

Jackie: A story that makes me laugh …it is hard to narrow it down to one, there have been so many years of memories together. But one that will always make me laugh is when Jarr hid in my closet.
edmonton_portrait_photographers_03When did you know you were going to marry your fiance?

Jarrett: I cannot remember a specific date, i always knew in the back of my mind. I do remember that the pressure was on after the first time we went ring shopping, like i said she is dedicated to achieving her goals!

Jackie: I think I kind of always knew…it was never really a question in mind.
edmonton_engagement_photography_02Kisses of Hugs? What is more your thing?

Jarrett: Kisses without a doubt. Hugs aren’t as personal, everyone gives their friends hugs, i don’t know too many people who give their friends a kiss or two.

Jackie: Hugs followed by kisses…edmonton_engagement_photos_01Are you going on a honeymoon? Where?

Jarrett: Yes, I am as excited about the honeymoon as i am about the wedding. We are planning on undertaking a world wide adventure over the course of one year and documenting our experiences on a website to inspire other young couples to do the same thing, Check out www.worldlycouple.com in a month or so if you are interested!

Jackie:Yes – around the world…for a year….it is going to be awesome!

Did I mention that I am so jealous of this upcoming adventure of theirs! I will for sure be checking in on their blog once it is up to see what they experience out in the world as a newly married couple!