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Daniel & David’s UBC Rose Garden—with a touch of Sparkle, Wedding

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It’s been one year since Daniel and David stood together in the Rose Garden at UBC in Vancouver and became husbands. With the backdrop of the BC coastal mountains, Dan and Dave exchanged vows, signed their marriage license, and were pronounced legally married.

I knew when I photographed their engagement photos that their wedding day would be the most incredible day. Dan, a native of Ontario Canada, and David a native of Melbourne Australia, both had family and friends travel from all over the world to share this happy day with them. From beginning to end it was the happiest and most emotional rollercoaster of joy.

I’ve been thinking about what I would say when I finally sat down to share my favourite highlights from their wedding day and yet I can’t see, to pull all the words out of my brain. Their wedding was just…everything.

Their Rose Garden ceremony moved me and reminded me of my privilege as I watched these two become legally married, knowing both men grew up in countries that only recently legalized same-sex marriage (2005 in Canada; 2017 in Australia). Their excitement for being married transported me back to the surrealness of my own wedding day. The support of their friends and family and the excitement they exuded reminded me of why a wedding (big or small) is such an important “right of passage” in a couple’s life together.


Thank you so Megan from Of Earth and Soul Photography for second shooting for me, and shoutout to Paul from Paul Cameron Productions for being so much fun to collaborate with! Check out his film from D&D’s wedding day here.

If you are getting married in Vancouver, BC, then reach out to me here! I welcome the opportunity to fly home and see my family whenever possible!

You’ve been much much more than a photographer; you’ve been a guide, a source of support, an expert, and a friend.


You are so talented and we are so lucky that we were able to work with you. Thank you for making the experience so special for us.

Your advice, tips and guidance along the way have meant a lot and were so appreciated especially as we navigated uncharted territories (professional photos lol). We always knew we were in the best hands with you.



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