“Everyone has a story.”

Some are short, some long, some just started and some have multiple volumes. For me, my story has barely begun and has brought me on many adventures. It’s got a few struggles and many successes. It’s brought joy, sorrow and everything in between. I’d love to help tell yours.

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West Vancouver Family Event Photography | Presto’s big 3

April 16, 2018

Documentary Family Event Photography How do you capture family event photography in a documentary way? You get right in there and run with the kids!   When I first met Preston, he had just celebrated his first birthday. He stared at the little stick of fire on top of the colourful disc of baked sugar. When…

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Baby Cassius | I photographed a birth

March 28, 2018

Birth, from a photographer’s perspective “Oh f*ck, you’re here.” is now up there on the list of phrases I’ve been greeted with as a photographer. Nothing like shaking up an artist before they start work. Let’s just say I’m happy to say that I get quite the opposite response post session and if you’re about…

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Why I love this photo | Guests

March 14, 2018

Bride, groom, flower girl, shoes, dress, rings and cake. These are the most common things that one would picture when you think -wedding-. While I love all of those things, the one thing I love is these in-between moments. As a photographer and the wedding couple, you’re rarely ever there at that post-ceremony-pre-reception point in…

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Delta Wedding Photographer | Josie & Mike

March 7, 2018

Together with their absolute closest friends and family, Josie and Mike exchanged vows in the intimate garden at the Delta Country Inn. Nestled away amongst lots of farmland, you’d never think to find a cozy country inn tucked away alongside the Fraser River. While its surroundings are quite industrial, Deas Island is just a stone…

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Vancouver Adventure Proposal | Dara & Nata

March 5, 2018

From the moment I received Dara’s email to me about an “Amazing Race” themed Adventure Proposal, I knew this was going to be something special. It pretty much made my day after reading about her elaborate plan to propose to her partner of 6 years. Planning a secret proposal isn’t an easy task. Usually, the…

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Why I love this photo | Joshua Tree Sunset

February 22, 2018

“Comfort, the enemy of progress” – P.T Barnum Every now and then, I feel an itch to do something out of the ordinary. Is it just me that feels this way? Last Fall, I made one of the scariest decisions of my life to date… I quit my day job of 6 years to pursue…

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Coquitlam Gender Reveal | Jane & Jason

February 19, 2018

Welcoming a new baby into the world is an incredibly exciting time for both parents and grandparents. While the gender shouldn’t matter, hosting a gender reveal is a great way to celebrate with your loved ones. Jane & Jason celebrated with family, close friends & co-workers at their parents home in Coquitlam. A table of…

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A Lynn Valley Forest Elopement | Nikki & Adam

February 13, 2018

Over the years, my idea of a “dream wedding” has gone from the big glitz and glam wedding (ok maybe not, that’s totally not me!!) to thinking “What about an elopement?”. Together with only their absolutely closest friends and family, Nikki & Adam said their “I Do’s” surrounded by the tall trees and sounds of…

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Burnaby Lakeside Wedding | The Hart House

January 29, 2018

Top 6 Tips for planning youR Lakeside Wedding Rent an Airbnb to get ready at Do you live close to a lake? If not, you’ll probably be expecting to travel a bit to get to your wedding venue. Rather than booking yourself into a hotel, why not rent an Airbnb instead! This gives you a…

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Cates Park Maternity Photographer | Soczynski Family

January 22, 2018

natural Maternity photography is beautiful. I’ve watched this family grow from when Presto was just celebrating his 1st birthday up until now, welcoming the newest member the family to the clan. We went out to Cates park in the Fall to photograph the beginning of a new chapter in their lives. Thank goodness we had…

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Mini Day in the Life | Michele & Maxwell

January 15, 2018

I get so excited when a family wants a Day in the Life session done. In this case, it was a “morning in the life” of with Michele & Maxwell. These two start their days in the wee hours of the morning. Michele mentioned that they don’t particularly have planned days but reading, crafting and…

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Why I love this photo | Grandma

January 12, 2018

A couple years ago I spent a week in California with my Aunt & Uncle. My grandma travelled across the ocean to pay a visit (she’s on the right). One evening before dinner, Grandma Oey & Grandma Yoong sat across from each other and started to chit chat. I love this photo. I imagine the…

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My Slice of Life | A Year in Review 2017

January 2, 2018

My Year in Review. The days go by so quickly and I’m still sitting here on day one of 2018 wondering where the time went. It warms my heart looking back at all the moments I’ve shared with all of you this year and I wish I could squish all my favourite photos into these…

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Pitt Meadows Proposal Photography | Neil & Shann

December 27, 2017

Top-secret Proposal Photography is the best!!! A lot of strategy goes into a surprise proposal, and I love being on hand for the planning stage, and the photography–of course. Neil reached out to me back in October to tell me he was going to propose. The two of us have known each other for at…

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