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Brandi & Neil – The Grand Entrance


Like most couples, Brandi & Neil wanted their wedding to be unforgettable. The way they went about doing that was a little different than most. Brandi wanted to make a big entrance, so she decided to arrive at her ceremony not in a limousine, but in a helicopter! To make this an unforgettable entrance it

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David & Rebecca at Middle Beach


When Rebecca contacted me last spring to inquire about booking me for her wedding, she said she was acting on the advice of all of her girlfriends who were recently married. With a few months to go before her big day in Tofino, Rebecca asked her newlywed girlfriends what they wish they had done differently now that

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Anna & Aaron


Even if they came from Utah, Anna & Aaron are a true West Coast couple. They had met in Vancouver while working on the 2010 Olympics and really fell in love when they came to Tofino together for the first time. So it only seems appropriate that five years after they met, Anna and Aaron would

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Elopements and Secrecy


I have come to realize that part of my job involves keeping secrets. Sometimes I have to keep planned surprises by grooms hidden from brides, like I did with Scott and Fiona and their fireworks show last summer. More recently, I helped hide the surprise entrance of a bride to her ceremony via helicopter (stay tuned

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Tofino Guerilla Film Contest – I Won Again!!


A couple weeks ago was the 6th Annual Tofino Film Festival and my favourite event of the year, the Guerrilla Film Competition! This event is so fun because everyone in town crams into the Shelter to show off their videos, which are usually pretty silly and hilarious. Last year, I actually won the event along

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Storm Watching


Storm Watching from On the Beach on Vimeo. Today was the biggest storm of the winter so far, so I decided to grab my camera and head to Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail to capture some of the 20 foot swells coming to shore. I shot this in a couple of hours and slammed the edit

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Mark & Heather – Wedding in the Gardens


Heather & Mark from On the Beach on Vimeo. So many couples choose to get married in Tofino because this place already means so much to them, and Mark and Heather are no exception. Mark and Heather both came to Tofino as kids with their families, it was their first getaway together when they started

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Scott & Fiona: Fireworks in Ucluelet


Scott & Fiona’s wedding day was all about their guests. I mean, of course the day was about them and the important milestone that they were about to achieve. However, so many of the details were about making sure their guests had a great time and felt like an integral part of the day. When

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Mike & Korah


Mike & Korah’s wedding was as much about their family and friends as it was about them. With just over 100 guests making the long trip to Tofino from Kamloops or even further, I thought that this couple either had big families, or a lot of people who loved them. It turns out to be

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