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Weddings // Dillon and Danielle's Jamaican Wedding

Last month we packed up our film/camera gear and caught a plane to the beautiful island of Jamaica to photograph Dillon and Danielle's wedding day. It was a fantastic week and we loved hanging out with everyone!

By the time we were settled into our room the first day, it had already gotten dark but we just had to get out and start photographing the awesome location. So we may as well start there :).


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Tech Info: Mamiya 645AFD,  Zeiss Ikon ZM, Canon Elan 7e, Leica M9, Fuji 160S, Fuji 400H, Portra 400, Ilford XP2, scanned by Ryan on a Fuji Frontier SP2500

E-SESSIONS // Danielle + Dillon

Well I didn't mean for this to be an all black and white post, but it just happened! Here's some shots from Danielle and Dillon's E-Session in the Edmonton river valley. We had a great time and they were such naturals in front of the camera! Can't wait to join them and their family down in Jamaica for their destination wedding!

The Big Day - Ashley and Tyler's Mexican Destination Wedding!

From Montego Bay, onto the Mayan Riviera! We were SO pumped to head off to Tyler and Ashley's Mexican Destination Wedding and even more excited because we had the opportunity to bring our two boys (Casey and Tom), as well as my lovely mother, Judy along for the ride! The whole week was really awesome, as you'll see in the photos!

We got in contact with Tyler and Ashley through a couple who seem to be regulars here on the Ryan+Beth blog, Anna and Jeremy. You first saw Anna as a bridesmaid at Dani and Vaughan's gorgeous July 2011 wedding, we then photographed Anna and Jeremy's newly-wed session in that mind blowing clover field out in the country side. Those two were so great in front of the camera that we had to have them be our models for last years Full Circle || Wedding Photography Workshop! A couple of months later we found ourselves photographing her sister Ashley's beautiful Mayan Riviera wedding!

So, Ashley and Tyler. Seriously, we have the most genuine, caring, and fun loving clients. Period. I mean really, just look at what these two do for a living - she's a nurse and he's an EMT/firefighter. What do kids want to be when they grow up? These two, thats who. That was some bad grammar right there...but you know what I mean. Tyler, Ashley and all their friends and family were so kind and inviting, we instantly felt like part of the group.

Here's some shots from their Mexican wedding week!


We arrived at the resort at about 4am on Sunday, it was a long trip...but there's always time for a couple of photos.:)

After shooting some of the details, Beth and I split up. I headed to the beach where the guys were hanging out (tough day hey?). When I got there, I realized that getting the shots might be a bit of a challenge considering they were a mile out at sea!

Here they come. I got to work on my farmers tan for a while at least :)

The Grand Palladium Riviera was a beautiful place for a wedding. That resort was huge! Congrats Tyler and Ashley!

Shots from their rock the dress session are coming up soon!

The Big Day - Chelsea and Jeff's Jamaican Destination Wedding!

It was just a little over a year ago that Beth and I were photographing Brittany and Adams awesome January wedding here in Alberta; the weather was chilly (mid minus 30's at the time!) but I admittedly didn't even remember about the bitter cold until I was reminded by Beth and Brittany a little while back. What stuck out in my mind about that wedding was how closely connected everybody was. It wasn't just the wedding that brought the different families together, they were all best friends to begin with! Like go-out-and-have-epic-camping-parties kind of friends. We loved that wedding because of the great people who were a part of it. So you can imagine how pumped we were when Brittany's sister, Chelsea let us know that they wanted us to photograph their wedding in Jamaica! Awesome people and a week long celebration at an incredible location? Sounds good to us. :)

Enjoy the photos!

I busted out my favourite camera (which happens to be a medium format film camera) a lot for this wedding! These next three shots (and a lot more in this post) were taken with my lovely Mamiya 645AFD and Fuji 400H film. Love it!

More film shots!

The trees were amazing everywhere we went! The next bunch of photos were all taken on film. :)

It was such a fun day!

But wait...there's more. Check back soon for Chelsea's Rock The Dress session!