Christine & Brett’s Touching Wedding at the Arbutus Club

CFBJw-1666Christine & Brett’s wedding at the Arbutus Club was so touching, with so many lovely moments throughout the day. Christine & Brett beamed with joy and we think they might have the cutest first look photos we’ve taken yet – we loved how they peaked around the corner at each other and giggled. Their families are so close and they all clearly love each other so much. Roger caught a beautiful moment of Christine’s mom crying as Christine left the house and she then laughed when she realized Roger was capturing it all. We really were honoured to be so kindly and openly welcomed by Christine & Brett and their family and friends into such a special day.

Denise Elliott and Kimberley Ashley had Christine and her maids looking absolutely gorgeous.  Oasis Flowers created all of the gorgeous florals that smelled as good as they looked. DJ BFad knows how to get the party going. He had the dance floor packed immediately and we’re sure it was like that all night long.

Christine & Brett, thank you so very much for sharing your wedding day with us. We are thrilled for you and we wish you a lifetime together filled with joy. Congratulations!

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  • Sharon Fairey

    on August 11, 2013  10:03 am

    Holly and Roger,
    You two were amazing on Christine and Brett's wedding day! You captured so many special moments. You were everywhere, but were not obtrusive in any way. Holly, I appreciate your calm demeanour in moments of panic and Roger, you can run! These sample pictures are beautiful, and I think you have captured all the love on this day! Thank you so much!
    Sharon Fairey

    • holly

      on August 12, 2013  8:28 am

      Sharon, thank you so so much for your kind words. It means so much to us to hear that we were unobtrusive. There was so much love that day at the club. It was such an honour getting to witness it all.

  • Claudine

    on August 14, 2013  10:44 am

    These are beautiful photos! I can feel the joy and the excitement in each photo. Beautiful photos and what a lovely couple! Congratulations Christine and Brett! :)

  • Elise

    on August 20, 2013  8:33 am

    Thank you Holly & Roger - the photos are absolutely stunning!!! You captured Christine & Brett's day beautifully!

    • holly

      on August 20, 2013  9:10 am

      Thank you, Elise, for all of your wonderful help that day!

  • Christine

    on September 4, 2013  5:10 pm

    I keep coming back and looking at these over and over - I can't wait to see the rest!! Love it! Sharing with more family and friends now :) ...

  • Jane

    on September 10, 2013  1:59 pm

    love the photos guys! :)

  • Maggi Pilon

    on September 10, 2013  2:00 pm

    Such beautiful pictures , they really show the LUV that day!!!

  • Katie Jackson

    on September 10, 2013  3:03 pm

    Beautiful!! Absolutely love the photos taken before, during, and after the reception! Love that they really show how happy everyone was and how much fun was being had!

  • Mark and Jane Jackson

    on September 10, 2013  4:31 pm

    Great photo's Holly and Roger! If it weren't for the fact that we are already married, we would request you for our wedding day photos!!!!!!

  • Diane Fairey

    on September 10, 2013  5:25 pm

    I shared these pics with a couple of my students today after school. We were all practically in tears with how beautiful and happy everyone looks. I will be looking at then over and over. Thanks sooooo much for letting me see the collection. Where can I see the posed shots we did after the wedding, before the reception?

  • Dave/Dad

    on September 10, 2013  10:40 pm

    The photos are absolutely beautiful. They capture so many wonderful moments from that day that seemed to flash by as they happened. But now we can look back and enjoy them again and again. The effort and energy you put into that day is apparent in the results. Thanks so much for preserving this day for us so beautifully.

  • Laura

    on September 10, 2013  11:36 pm

    I've looked through these so many times because they bring me right back to this amazingly special day!! Thank you :)

  • Taryn

    on September 11, 2013  12:21 am

    You captured the day beautifully...well done!

  • Andrew Jackson

    on September 11, 2013  2:10 pm

    In my unbiased opinion as father of the groom all the pictures are great! Holly and Roger , I can't believe how hard you guys worked. The pictures taken on the dance floor were great, you guys really know what you are doing!

  • Sue

    on September 11, 2013  10:21 pm

    What beautiful photos. I love the mix of tender shots (Brett and his grandma before the wedding, both moms getting teary-eyed) and fun shots ("Bob" giving his speech - priceless memory!). Thanks for helping us remember a wonderful night with your artistry.

  • Ross

    on September 14, 2013  2:26 pm

    The photos are beautiful. The wedding was beautiful and so much fun!

  • Kathy

    on September 14, 2013  11:13 pm

    All the wonderful moments of this very special day were captured in each and every one of these beautiful pictures! A stunning bride and handsome groom, Brett and Christine will treasure these pictures forever.

  • Carley

    on September 18, 2013  3:44 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous! What a day! Thanks for including us, and congrats again. Love the photos!

  • Kevin

    on September 20, 2013  6:02 pm

    Beautiful pictures - can't wait to see the rest of them! Congrats again Christine & Brett!

  • Daphne Jackson

    on September 21, 2013  7:25 pm

    Wonderful photos and great memories to cherish

  • Keeley

    on September 29, 2013  7:43 pm

    Wow, the photos are beautiful. So many wonderful emotions captured. Christine and Brett it was such a perfect day and a fabulous party too!

  • Derek

    on September 30, 2013  7:13 pm

    Great photos! Who's the good looking red-headed groomsman??

  • Brett

    on September 30, 2013  7:15 pm

    Thank-you guys so much, such incredible photos!

    • holly

      on October 3, 2013  3:03 pm

      It was our pleasure, Brett!

  • Chris

    on September 30, 2013  7:18 pm

    Yes! Best day ever!

  • Karen Hopkins

    on September 30, 2013  9:40 pm

    Looking at these photos makes me cry all over again! You can really feel the warmth and love of the day in these.

    Holly and Roger you rockstars, you did a stella job!!

    • holly

      on October 3, 2013  3:04 pm

      Thanks so much, Karen! It was an amazing day and we're so glad we got to be a part of it!

  • Marie and Tim Jackson

    on October 8, 2013  8:11 pm

    The photos are absolutely fantastic and will be cherished for many years to come! Looking at them again brings all the wonderful memories of Brett and Christine's wedding back so clearly. Job well done Holly and Roger!

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