JUST BECAUSE: Rocky Mountain Wedding Portraits
The Couple: Victoria & Charles
The Season: Summer
A Snippet About the Day: I met up with Victoria & Charles in the late afternoon for their Rocky Mountain Wedding portraits. They were getting married back home but wanted to do wedding photos while their were visiting Banff National Park, so we basically had an elopement kind of day without the usual short ceremony. We started out at Moraine Lake & it was a bright sunny day. We were there earlier than I like to shoot but you can’t be everywhere at all the best times but I think we did pretty well. When it’s super sunny at Moraine the water tends to lose it’s colour, especially on the side closer to the parking lot, but we did manage to get a few good angles to still see the brilliant blue water. Our next stop on the Rocky Mountain Wedding tour was Peyto Lake, about 40 minutes from Moraine Lake on Icefields Parkway. This spot, for now, is way less busy than Moraine & the views are just spectacular! You can catch the sun just dropping behind the mountains & it’s magic. After Peyto Lake, our Rocky Mountain wedding tour took us back along Icefields Parkway with a quick stop to run into a ditch on the side of the road (absolutely amazing views!) & a quick dash down the highway before we ended the night for Victoria & Charles’ Rocky Mountain wedding in the meadow at Bow Lake. There are so many amazing places along the Icefields Parkway for photos & it’s easier to get away from the crowds! I love this whole area, so much to explore!
Thinking about your own Rocky Mountain wedding? Get a little inspiration! Check out this adventure wedding with a stop at Peyto Lake. Take a peek at this Peyto Lake Intimate wedding! Try this Moraine Lake & Lake Louise elopement! Check out this Peyto Lake & Bow Lake adventure session! Exploring Icefields Parkway, this is another elopement you need to see!
Thinking about planning an epic mountain elopement of your own? You need to see my 5 Tips for Planning your Dream Mountain Elopement! Also see my Guide to Eloping in the Canadian Rockies to help figure out the best place for you to get married!
Soheel, 2016 Groom