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Mark & Michelle » Abbotsford Wedding Photographer

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All vendors involved in Mark & Michelle’s wedding day:
Second photographer: My dear friend and awesome photographer Kristy Klaassen
Ceremony Venue: Gateway Christian Reformed Church
Reception Venue: Abbotsford Banquet & Conference Center
Hair Stylist: Heather Gelderman
Make Up: Chantelle Arends
Catering: Abbotsford Banquet & Conference Centre
Florist: Susan Vaandrager from Vaandrager Nurseries
Cake: Aunt
DJ: Abbotsford Banquet & Conference Center
Photo booth: Mark’s family did it all!

 

June 5, 2016 - 1:50 am

Sylvia Sevenhuysen - Absolutely beautiful photographs! There are some classics that deserve to be framed and shown in their home for decades to come.

June 7, 2016 - 4:39 pm

Audrey Beukers Leyenhorst - Amazing photos Karin! Works of art!

Abbotsford Lifestyle Maternity Photography

It seems like every time I photograph this family, we have less and less of a plan.

Location. I suggested their newly renovated home. Their kitchen. Baking something?

Timing. Um. Well. We both had tomorrow morning available. If we squeeeeezed it in early enough, maybe our husbands would not be TOO grumpy about wasting a gorgeous sunshiney Saturday morning on photos.

Pancakes for breakfast!

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We drove around the block to find some blossoms. This year has been such an incredible year for blossoms!

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Across the road from the blossoms was this location.

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April 26, 2016 - 5:07 am

Taylor Douma - I love Evan’s expressions! You are so beautiful Leesh <3

April 26, 2016 - 8:15 am

Jogé Pontier - Wat een super mooie foto’s !!!

Rick & Jaclyn » Langley Wedding Photographer

The day started at Jaclyn’s parents home in Langley. Earlier in the month, Jaclyn and her family lost her mother to a 2-year long battle with cancer. Emotions were raw as memories flooded back. There were many special touches and precious keepsakes that made Caroline a part of the wedding day: a quilt made by one of Jaclyn’s aunts when Caroline began her journey with cancer – all the children’s and grandchildren’s names are stitched on the perimeter, Jaclyn wore jewellery belonging to Caroline. On the wedding day, Bill wore Caroline’s wedding rings close to his heart.

While there were moments of grief and sadness, there was many more moments of joy. Rick and Jaclyn are clearly crazy about each other and could not wait to be married and start their life together. Check out the photos, you’ll see!

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The first look. It was so sweet!

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The lighting in the church was perfect. The sun was shining a spotlight on the bride. 54-1V0C0251-bw

Made for some dramatic photos!

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Langley Golf and Banquet never looked better!

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Rick & Jaclyn, it was such an honour to photograph your day and witness your love and commitment to one another. God bless.

April 21, 2016 - 4:24 am

Andrea Devisser - Just… tears… wow!!! What a gorgeous day. Karin you captured it so perfectly, even though I couldn’t be there in person.. through these photos I feel able to share in the day, just a little bit better. Love you Jaclyn. xoxo

April 21, 2016 - 4:34 am

Charlene Stam - Ya, I’ll admit.. I cried seeing the photos of Caroline in the background of the getting ready photos. Looks like they had an incredible day! They’re blessed to have had you capture it, Karin! Such gorgeous photos, as always ♥

April 21, 2016 - 5:22 am

Lynette Vandergaag - I echo Andrea’s sentiments… You captured the whole day perfectly. These photos are a perfect representation of their day. Loved having you take the photos, your easygoing nature made it so fun and light, and you still got all the shots. Love them all.

April 21, 2016 - 7:25 am

Audrey Beukers Leyenhorst - All of the photos’ are amazing -but the one that caught my breath, was the one with Bill hugging Jaclyn before the wedding. Tears – of happinesies and sadness – something photography can and should caputre – you did it. Amazing.

April 21, 2016 - 2:01 pm

Jaclyn Dykstra - Thanks for capturing our special day Karin! You always do such an amazing job!so many emotions through those pictures!

April 22, 2016 - 4:30 am

Martin Susan Onderwater - fabulous photos, Karin!!!

Breukelman Extended Family » Cultus Lake Family Photographer

The last photo session of 2015. It was cold and wintry and beautiful with fresh snow on the mountains and crisp blue skies.
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Full sun is quite bright.

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Gorgeous right?

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And super cool as an upside down reflection. For sure a personal favourite of mine.

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That’s Mount Cheam in the background.

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The women out number the men.

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These candids were fun to capture at the end.

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January 10, 2016 - 1:09 am

Audrey Beukers Leyenhorst - beuatiful pictures Karin!