Brace yourselves, for courtship is alive. In Vincent’s Parisienne heart, in Felisa’s infectious laughter… They met inconspicuously, two engineers working in a dark warehouse. Then the courting began: first by dark chocolate, then a Thai dinner with coworkers, followed by a phone call. ‘The rest is history,’ they chuckle.
Vincent is a romantic like no other… and hearing all about their proposal took my breath away. Paris? Paris! After a whole day of shopping, cafes, and people watching, they found themselves strolling across Seine River over Pont des Arts bridge towards Vincent’s favourite little square from his school years, Place de Furstenburg. Vin turned to Flea and gently asked: “Will you marry me?” Their faces glistened in the beautiful spring sunshine of Paris.
I was so excited to photograph their wedding – my first spring Vancouver wedding of 2010, just after spending almost two months documenting love in Mexico. It was perfect. And I got to work alongside an incredible team of videographers from Studio Life Inc. – we had a blast and I can’t wait to see what they’ve done with moments from the day! Here are a few of my faves…
There was some fantastic mayhem at Felisa’s family home. Vincent and his boys did not have it easy! The games were intense, the bride – worth every feat!
One can never go wrong with a gorgeous convertible…Their ceremony celebration at the Celebration Pavillion in Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park was lighthearted and touching… Filled with laughter and unconventional tradition, as Felisa & Vincent fed each other their favourite authentic foods right on the stage!Back on Granville Island, the gorgeous bride.Felisa & Vincent have a soft spot for Starbucks. Can you tell?
Their reception at the Dockside Restaurant in Granville Island Hotel was amazing. And not just because of my love affair with the oyster bar! I shot and laughed till my cheeks hurt – Vincent actually got up to karaoke to a fast-paced Chinese cowboy song! If that’s not love, I don’t know what is!Last but not least … Ah, tango.
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