Welcome! This page is a work in progress, but here are a few things to know.
You seem to be based in quite a few places. How does that work?
I currently share my time between Gitxaala, BC, Vernon, BC, and Los Angeles, CA.
Gitxaala: Check it out on Google maps! This First Nations village is situated on a wee island on the pacific north coast of B.C. It’s accessible only by float plane or boat and it’s where I get to work as an outpost nurse! I’m currently up north ~5 weeks in/5 weeks out and during my time off, I travel to the Okanagan and California. I create my work schedule for the year ahead so can let you know right away if I’m available to shoot your wedding/elopement!
Vernon: My husband (Jeff) grew up in Vernon and now both our families are here, so we decided to buy a house last spring and are working towards making this our full time home. But for now, we try to spend the winters up at Silver Star Mountain Resort and otherwise, we visit periodically throughout the year.
Los Angeles: The rest of the time, we’re in sunny California! Jeff is a theoretical neuroscientist at Caltech, so we have a cute apartment in Pasadena and when I come down to visit, we explore new National Parks, or try to hit up one of Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants.
Can you legally work in the U.S. or Canada, or both!?
So, for my American friends who want to get married in Canada, I have travelled extensively through the most beautiful parts of the country and can help you plan every step of the way. If you want to get married in the U.S., you won’t have to fret about me getting questioned at the border. Easy peasy.
Do you photograph same-sex weddings?
Of course! I’m not an asshole. LGBTQ+ couples/families are always welcome.
Have you ever shot at our venue before? Does it even make a difference?
Often, the answer is yes, but it doesn’t actually make much of a difference. I thoroughly research new venues (to me) and always make sure to pre-visit ahead of time. You will see that I am inspired in the moment and will often stop in the middle of my tracks when something beautiful or unique catches my eye.