An Exchange of Vows at Waterfront… Jen and James’ Stunning Beach Wedding!

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Jen and James are two people who we will always remember.  We have been absolutely in LOVE with them since the first day they met with us. Their engagement session was a really good indicator that this couple was full of youth, fun, and passion for one another!  We couldn’t wait to share in their special day and be witness to James’ sense of humour again. It seems like there is such balance in this couple’s relationship. There is so much laughing (I mean gut busting laughter) and joking around. Then in a second the couple is “on their own” in a huge crowd of family and friends in absolute LOVE with each other. The same goes for the entire day from a photographers perspective. We got the best of both funny and romantic with these two!!! The wedding party was amazing to work with as well and just complimented the couple perfectly.

It was easy to see that family was very important to this couple. The day was based around a union of two very impassioned souls and their family and friends. It was so nice to see the importance of  family throughout the day!

The Wedding took place at one of our favorite venues in the valley… The Sands on Golden Lake.  As always the team there did a spectacular job at making sure everything ran smoothly. The ceremony site was set up uniquely for this couple and I have to say it was breathtaking! The couple exchanged vows beachfront on the beautiful lawn. There was a sand ceremony that marked the day.  I saw many tears as I looked around the crowd in between shots. And you could feel everyone’s excitement the entire time.

Formal Pictures were done on the beach and across the road in a field that we have definitely made much use of this wedding season.  During the formal pictures the couple’s puppy posed for some shots with the Bride and Groom and was very happy when he saw the couple after getting out of the car. It is moments like those that make us love what we do even more… the moments that let us appreciate a couple for who they are at heart.  James was so funny as almost every serious pose called for a “blooper” or “goofy” one.  I included a few in the blog but please know that there are many more to be seen!

Overall the day was overcast with peeks of sun every now and again. It was very dark in the morning and it did look like rain was coming.  It was the first time this season that I was a bit panicked upon leaving the house and getting in Lisa’s car. The day before had delivered much rain but not this special day!!! The couple got to celebrate their outdoor union of marriage and pose for some wonderful photos with us! THANK YOU MOTHER NATURE!

To Jen and James: We are so glad that you choose us as your photographers! I think we really had a great working relationship and we got to see and appreciate your Love story so deeply.  I think my cheeks were sore all the way home from laughing so hard!  Your day was a little peek at your real life relationship and we definitely are excited for you to have a wonderful future together. Congrats!!!

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Retreat, Relax, Restore at Sands Spa at Sands on Golden Lake

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Recently while shooting Julie and Jody’s wedding at the Sands on Golden Lake we arrived a little early because Jeff had asked us to come and take some pictures of the new spa that he could use for promotion.  We love weddings at Sands on Golden Lake, it is a wonderful venue with so much beautiful scenery and the staff is fantastic.  So, we were delighted and honoured to be asked to help promote a venue we love!

When we arrived and entered the spa the first thing I noticed is it smells divine!  I’m not sure what the scent is but it is wonderful, the next thing you notice is a feeling of calm.  The colours that were chosen are truly reflective of the “Retreat, Relax and Restore” slogan of the spa.  It is a beautiful and tranquil setting, and the view overlooking Golden Lake is nothing less than spectacular.

Treat your body, Reward your soul.

Experience the difference of a world class spa. We offer massage, body treatments, facial treatments, pedicures, manicures and spa packages.

Our team of professionals will surpass your expectations. Rejuvenate your body and soul.  The atmosphere is designed to promote wellness and tranquility.   (Quoted from Sands Spa web page…link below)

Day Getaways, Spa Parties, and Rejuvenation Getaways packages are available and a perfect way to treat yourself and maybe have a fun getaway with your girlfriends.  You won’t be disappointed.

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Visit the sands on Golden Lake Website: http://www.sandsongoldenlake.com/index.php

For more information about the spa and the packages available: http://www.sandsongoldenlake.com/spa.php