In the midst of admiring breathtaking sunsets, I couldn’t help but feel inspired for my Bridal Portrait Photography Series. However, it was bittersweet to realize that the hazy light that painted the sky was a result of the devastating wildfires in British Columbia. Determined to find beauty amidst the chaos, I embarked on a bridal portrait editorial, embracing the enchanting light and offering prayers for those affected by the fires.
“then, she began to breathe, and live, and every moment took her to a place where goodbyes were hard to come by. she was in love, but not with someone or something, she was in love with her life. and for the first time, in a long time, everything was inspiring” r.m. drake
One of my favorite pastimes is venturing into the countryside, aimlessly driving down random dirt roads, and allowing my curiosity to guide me. Alberta’s natural beauty never fails to captivate me. For this particular creative session, my only intention was to capture a woman amidst the verdant fields, bathed in the warm glow of a stunning sunset. With the help of my dear friend and talented model, Eloise Yaskiw, and a breathtaking pink couture custom wedding gown by the gifted Nicole Rita Tomney of NRT Fashions, we embarked on our adventure into the lush fields.
As we immersed ourselves in the vast expanse of nature, magic unfolded before our eyes. The setting transported us to another world, evoking an ethereal ambiance reminiscent of the popular series “Game of Thrones.” Eloise’s striking features, accentuated by her vibrant, coloured hair, perfectly juxtaposed the softness and delicacy of the exquisite pink dress. It was a sensory delight that surpassed all expectations.
Nature has an uncanny ability to captivate our senses and stir emotions deep within our souls. The interplay of light and landscape offered an enchanting backdrop for our bridal portraits. The vivid green fields, illuminated by the mesmerizing sunset, served as a canvas for the bride’s radiance to shine forth. The ever-changing hues of the sky mirrored the bride’s anticipation and excitement, adding an extra layer of magic to each frame captured.
Sometimes the most extraordinary moments unfold when we let go of rigid plans and surrender to serendipity. This bridal portrait session was a testament to the beauty that emerges when we embrace spontaneity and allow the universe to guide our creative endeavors. The unplanned nature of the shoot allowed us to tap into the raw emotions and natural expressions of the bride, resulting in photographs that emanated authenticity and grace.
In the midst of adversity, it is essential to find beauty and create moments of enchantment. This bridal portrait series, born out of the awe-inspiring sunsets amidst the wildfires, stands as a reminder of the resilience and creativity that can arise from challenging circumstances. Through the synergy of nature’s exquisite canvas, a talented model, and an exceptional couture gown, we were able to capture ethereal magic and celebrate the beauty that persists even in the face of devastation.