Well I was a wee bit speechless when I found out I got into Bridal Fantasy's Magazine back in January. I actually didn't believe it at first. I physically had to get someone to send me a photo!
To think I wasn't even going to create this. Just goes to show you, it never hurts to try...
I had always wanted to try and do a collaborative shoot, but I honestly didn't know where to start and who would want to work with me! So with some encouragement from Nicole from Delica Bridal, I headed out with a vision of what I wanted to create in hand. I approached some of my favorite vendors in the wedding industry and found them not only receptive but excited to help!
I could not have done it without all the amazing people who worked on this project. John from Laurel's On Whyte, with his floral design genius, gave me the encouragement I needed to listen to my creative side. Chelsea from River City Events was a God send with her amazing personality and design advice. Ashley & Nicole from Delica Bridal made my life so much easier with their easygoing personalities and amazing fashion sense! The staff at Derks on Whyte were so lovely and their suits made it so hard to choose! Riti from Makeup & Hair By Riti with her insane skills, down to earth and upfront personality I'm always excited to work with her! And then of course there are my models! First off Heather Middleton, my gorgeous bride, was always there pounding the pavement with me trying to recruit a male model. Which was a lot harder than originally planned! But it was like fate intervened when we found Brandon. Not only was he a great model to work with, but his positive attitude and pep talks are probably the main reason why I kept going even when things weren't going as planned.
AND HOW COULD I FORGET ABOUT MY VOLUNTEERS!! Jenn Lemke and her Mama were my hero helpers, battling winds, the cold...and lost keys ;)! Irene Tolsma was our chauffeur and reflector extraordinaire while my musclemen John and Alex Tribiger, came to the rescue more times then I can count!
And of course everyone who ever rooted me on I cannot tell you what it means to me that you did that.
So now that I have written a novel of a thank you note, here are some of my favourite shots. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
...I still can't believe it's done....
Photography & Styling by KT Photography
Floral Design by Laurel's On Whyte
Rentals: River City Events
Dress & Accessories by Delica Bridal
Suit by Derks on Whyte
Hair & Makeup by Makeup & Hair by Riti
Volunteers: Jenn & Wendy Lemke, Irene Tolsma, John & Alex Tribiger