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Engagement: Peter & Leah

In Around Vancouver, Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 35mm f1.4 L, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8, E-Shoot, With friends on 11/04/2010 at 4:50 pm

Maria, Leah’s sister, came to me one day and asked if I could take her sister’s engagement photos. We ended up booking a Sunday afternoon in the middle of October to get them done. Even though it was a little chilly outside, the weather didn’t affect me so much as I was feeding off Peter and Leah’s energy! They are such a cute couple and it’s easy to see why they are meant for one another. They make each other laugh and throughout the shoot, they were so naturally in love that it made the photoshoot a blast! Hit “more” to see the rest of their shots!

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Engagement Teaser: Leah & Peter

In Around Vancouver, Cameras, Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 24mm f1.4 L USM, Canon EF 35mm f1.4 L, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8, E-Shoot, Gear, Lenses on 10/25/2010 at 12:33 pm

This is a teaser shot of an engagement shoot that I shot today! I just wanted to say congratulations to Leah & Peter on their engagement.

Engagement: John & Elizabeth

In Around Vancouver, Cameras, Canon 50mm f1.4, Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 135mm f2.0 L, Canon EF 35mm f1.4 L, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, E-Shoot, Gear, Lenses, Photography Service, With friends, With People I love on 09/01/2010 at 12:00 pm

John & Liz met at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom which is a small Catholic university in rural Ontario. They were engaged on July 21, 2010 and are set to be married next year on July 16, 2011 at Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, in Douglas, Ontario which is Elizabeth’s home parish. With John and Liz, it was easy to see true love shine. I asked them one simple question and that was “What makes your other half so special to you?” So rather than talking on their behalf, I’ll let them share their own replies.

Click “more and comment” to know their replies & see their engagement photos!

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Photo Session: The Others

In Brand Shoot, Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 135mm f2.0 L, Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8 L, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, JustALilHype, The Others on 08/07/2010 at 12:04 am

This summer, I took the time to learn theory, write notes, draw lighting diagrams, scout for locations, and talk to local portrait photographers. Once I got out of clinical on Aug 4th, it was time to apply what I learned! Immediately, I was booked for a shoot with JustALilHype – a Vancouver based online magazine. They contacted me, and asked me to shoot a clothing retailer named “The Others”.

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065/365 – YFC Winter Formal

In Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, Project 365 on 01/07/2010 at 8:23 pm

065/365 – YFC Winter Formal

Right after the boxing day, i spent the night taking pictures at OLGC for a YFC event. A lot of the photos can be seen in my other albums on facebook. [Unfortunately, for privacy sakes, i will not be linking it here on wordpress.]

058/365 – AJ + Raf.

In Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, E-Shoot, Project 365 on 01/07/2010 at 7:45 pm

058/365 – AJ + Raf.

The following day after Kalvin’s shoot, I intended to shoot AJ + Raf. I picked them up in the morning and we went straight for front street in New West. I’ve shot on front street before but this time around, we went farther down towards the rail tracks and found a nice old warehouse. I’m pretty sure that i’ll be shooting there again during the summer time.

057/365 – Kalvin’s Shoot.

In Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, Project 365 on 01/07/2010 at 7:42 pm

057/365 – Kalvin’s Shoot.

So the day finally came and i was able to take pictures of Kalvin. There’s a full album of what we shot and here’s one of the photos that i took of Kalvin. I plan on shooting him some more next year.

048/365 – Swing Set: Brotherly Love

In Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, Project 365 on 12/11/2009 at 3:56 pm

048/365 – Swing Set: Brotherly Love

So today, i was definitely sick of studying! I came home at about 10:00am and i decided to go out to debeck park to see if i could take a photo of something. I walked to the jungle gym set and i saw these monkey bars. And it reminded me of a story…

Back in the day, I used to attend debeck elementary school with my little brother, Marc. One day, when i was 10 years old, Marc and I were locked out of the house and had to wait for someone to come home. We decided that it would make more sense to go to the park and find something to do than to just wait and get bored. We ended up playing on the jungle gym set and i saw these monkey bars. I told my brother that i was highly skilled and I could skip two rings. He asked me to show him and of course, i attempted it. I grabbed the first ring and jumped as far as i could to grab the fourth ring. I got my finger tips on it and accidentally let go of the first ring. When i let go, i realized that i didnt have a good grip on the 4th ring so i ended up on the gravel face down. I ended up scraping my right elbow and my left knee. I was bleeding heavily and my brother said, “Ahia! (it means older brother) Dont move! i’ll go find someone to help you!” He ended up finding my teacher, and we were able to go home once i got cleaned up. Now thats brotherly love – he’ll always be around to see all of the stupid things i do. And when i fail, he’ll be there to get me up on my feet.

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046/365 – What’s Do You See?!

In Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 35mm f1.4 L, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, Project 365 on 12/07/2009 at 2:17 pm

046/365 – What Do You See?!

I am definitely lacking inspiration today. I went from taking pictures of highlighters, to taking pictures of my 3 L prime lenses. There are just those days that you dont want to take pictures. For my last effort, I decided to dig up an old photo that i took back in april and give it a new spin. So here it is, and i hope you guys like it. HAHA.

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045/365 – Marble Slab!

In Canon 5DMKII, Canon EF 85mm f1.2 L II, Project 365 on 12/06/2009 at 4:03 pm

045/365 – Marble Slab!

Today, i was able to spend time with Janelle. I picked her up from her exam at BCIT and we went to eat at sushi train. I ordered a Salifornia roll and she ordered a prawn tempura plate. If you guys ever go there, grab the salifornia roll – its 7.99 and it’ll definitely get you full! YUM. sometimes i have cravings just thinking about it!

Anyways, after that we went to watch the new twilight movie; new moon. it was suuuppperrrr sappy – as expected but the plot was good. we left the movie theater and we both came to the conclusion that the movie was SUPPPERRRRR GAYYY. hahhahaha!

But one of the cool things is that during the filming of the movie, they were at front street. I love front street! it’s in new west and I took Carlos + Camille’s photos there.

Anyways, we headed down to marble slab because janelle wanted some ice cream and being the good boyfriend that i am, of course we went there – and hey, i needed something for my 365 and here it is! – these are marble slab cones from marble slab creamery. they are sooo goooood! when you guys go there make sure you get the cookie dough topping. its super delicious!

so thats it! see you tomorrow!

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