Epic helicopter marriage pictures

Epic helicopter marriage pictures

Epic helicopter marriage pictures

Epic in Ancien Greek ment a STORY. Every wedding has a story. Erin and Chad had an amazing day filled with sun, love and crazy experience of flying to the reception by the helicopter. Well, that would not be that crazy but the photo shoot they had just before that happened was so awesome. You can read about it in a minute.

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Erin – our bride was all about the scenic shots from the D-day since day one when we met and discussed her plans. Luckily the sun was out since the morning and the great celebration could start with her and girls getting ready at the parents house.

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The guys were getting ready just couple blogs away and these portraits were done just before the ceremony in the beautiful family backyard started.

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Nature was s symbol of this day and the huge tree was the first witness to the I Do of Erin + Chad. All the friends and family members were seated under big tents enjoying the shade and two daughters were cute flower-girls.

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A group shot of all guests started the portrait session and right after that we moved to the neighbours flower garden for the bridal party formals.

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Epic helicopter marriage pictures

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The scenic flight above Vancouver mountains range with a secret location where we were dropped off for a short portrait session by Sky Helicopters. Allan the pilot made all / mine and couple’s / wishes to come true. The spot I was hopping for should have great scenic views of peaks, overlooking some lakes and dramatic cliffs so we could create unforgettable landscape style scenes.

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As I mentioned earlier, Allan the pilot picked a perfect landing spot on the top of the mountain you can see above. Sharp rocky edges with couple trees blocking 360 views and the Golden ears peaks far east from us were what I wanted for this photo session. We landed next to a huge rock and started to work right away on couple mini stories which IMO will look amazing in their wedding album later on.

I got off the helicopter first to cover the groom and bride coming out and after a short time once I ran across the plateau where we sat down I chosen couple locations where we shots different styles of the images.

Starting with opening the Sampagne’s bottle, followed by close portraits of the couple against the sky, then moving around and watching the bride with a glass of wine climbing rocks to get to the point which I chosen for the next shot was simply a great fun, workout but most of all hilarious experience on the roof top of this mountain for all of us.

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Then I asked Allan if we could take off and leave the couple on the top of the cliff and do couple flights around them so I could show and capture the scenery and dramatic shots of them left on abandon mountain style island. And so we did, and again Allan was nothing but amazing and he even took the helicopter door on my side off for me so I could shoot comfortably without the glass in front of me. What can I say, respect man!

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These are the hardest created images I have ever taken at a wedding so far. Moving helicopter, vibrations and wind, my hands trying to handhold Nikon D3s with 70-200 f2.8 VR II lens and focus on a couple standing couple hundred meters away from us… I had blast and so much fun I wish I could do it at every wedding :) Honestly all this what I am describing and images you see we were able to create lasted less then 30 minutes! With all the logistics, moving around, communication how and where to pose… simply marathon of emotional workout on a top of the peak. Priceless. So after we did 2-3 loops around them, I asked the pilot to set me down and pick up the couple instead. So this time I stayed on the peak and the bride took my place with no door in the helicopter and the groom sat behind her. I was hoping to get a shot of the bride and her dress hanging from the sky above us and we just nailed it right there :)

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The last shot shows the beauty of Garibaldi provincial park at the horizon with Widgeon lake just bellow us… No comment…

Then we had back to South Surrey for the VIP style bride and groom arrival by a helicopter to the reception. We overflew some really interesting land marks and once we got closer, guests had a blast to watch us land right next to them and emotions were really high for all of them. The eating, drinking and dancing could start and what a fun day it was these people will never forget.

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First dance and the epic sunset shot under a huge tree finished our all day long journey with this great couple and I can already tell there is going to be at least couple images from this wedding which we will enter in photography competitions in near future.

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Congratulations Erin + Chad one more time. It was my and Maria pleasure to photograph your wedding day as Povazan Photography team. All the best to you and your daughters and you should do this adventure style anniversary shoot every year, we would be in again :)
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Williams park Langley wedding

Williams park Langley wedding

w_6PP1515Adam + Heather Williams park Langley wedding day started with a rain. Despite a great summer in Vancouver this year, it was interesting to see that this was our 3rd rainy start of the wedding day this season. For the getting ready shots that is not a concern at all. Adam with his son Noah and groomsmen had an easy task. Simply being themselves so I could capture them who they were. Just to keep the atmosphere in a chilling mode, I simply worked with an window llight and no flashes for their portraits.

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Ladies were getting ready next door so same approach with only natural light allowed me to capture their relaxed expressions once they got used to me being around them.w_6PP1906 w_6PP1915 w_6PP1992 w_6PP2013 w_6PP2034 w_6PP2060 w_6PP2069 w_6PP2152 w_6PP2200 w_6PP2227 w_6PP2265 w_6PP2276 w_6PP2369 w_6PP2397 w_6PP2485

The rain had stopped just couple minutes before we departed from the hotel to the Williams park in Langley. Things happen at the wedding on weekly bases. Here the grandma could not find the way to the park, so guys had a chance to hang around a bit longer. Ladies were waiting in nearby forest and once the granny got there the ceremony could start.
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Short but very emotional, this is how I could describe it, and people hugging, kissing and congratulating to the newly weds were simply amazing to watch right after it.w_6PP6939 w_6PP6943 w_6PP6945 w_6PP6955 w_6PP6978 w_6PP7010 w_6PP7041 w_6PP7055 w_6PP7066 w_6PP7259 w_6PP7598 w_6PP7623 w_6PP7693 w_6PP7728

Family formals took a place under a nearby tree, and for creative bridal party session we walked through the park to search for the best light and cool backgrounds.w_6PP8058 w_6PP8094 w_6PP8223

It did not take us long time to find the bridges across the creek here, and I had a chance to climb a tree with help of the guys so some unique angles and perspective could be applied to my images.

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The reception was in Fort Langley hall, and evening late sun light combine with fun having crowds was a blast for a photographer to watch. Hanging around buddies, enjoying themselves couple was celebrating their big day with the loved ones.w_6PP8461 w_6PP8512 w_6PP8536 w_6PP8549 w_6PP8558 w_6PP8564 w_6PP8568 w_6PP8570 w_6PP8573 w_6PP8575 w_6PP8581 w_6PP8583 w_6PP8586 w_6PP8590 w_6PP8598 w_6PP8671 w_6PP8678 w_6PP8683 w_6PP8707 w_6PP8757 w_6PP8777 w_6PP8988 w_6PP9087 w_6PP9091 w_6PP9140 w_6PP9178 w_6PP9184 w_6PP9192

Williams park Langley weddingSmall mini stories is what weddings are about, and emotions at this wedding were so high, I have really enjoyed to candidly watch and capture them. Congratulations one more time Heather + Adam, and enjoy your trip across the Canada. Some of these great emotional shots will appear on our wedding website later this season.

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Scenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures

Scenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures

Scenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures

Hi Erin and Chad. Congratulations to you one more time. This is a sneak preview from your yesterday wedding day. Scenic, unique, wow style wedding pictures was something you brought us to me last year when your searched for a wedding photographer in Vancouver. I believe you had no idea what you were getting into when you chosen me to cover your Scenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures with Sky Helicopters yesterday. Since day one when you told me about the idea to get a helicopter somewhere in the middle of nowhere and shoot amazing scenery based portraits I was hooked. I hope Allan our pilot does not think I am a bit crazy, once he sees the shots we did when he took the door of the helicopter down for me when we did loops above your heads above Widgeon lake west of Goldean Ears peaks…Thanks Allan and thank you for your trust in us. Full post with the whole story will be live in couple weeks for you. JozefScenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures Scenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures Scenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures Scenic mountain helicopter wedding pictures

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