I received an email a few months back with a rather out of the ordinary request… an engagement session in authentic Japanese kimonos. Vanessa and Mark live in Calgary, but were planning to be in Vancouver to visit family. They wanted to capture some engagement photos in traditional kimonos before they set off to Punta Cana for their destination wedding! I was more than impressed with how well everything thing came together. Vanessa’s beautiful make up was done by her sister Rachel, and the kimonos looked great on them both.

Vancouver greeted us with rain, as Vancouver often does (especially in April)… but we were blessed with an amazing house with plenty of natural light to use for indoor photos, and the rain let up for just a few minutes… so, we hurried outside and managed to snap some outdoor shots too. Yay! All in all it was a great success. These two were so very sweet, in love, and lots of fun to spend the afternoon with.

Here are my favourite photos from their session! Have a great week and Thanks so much for reading!!

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