A Day Worth Waiting For- Naramata Weddings

I’m pretty sure Lindsay and Kris were the first couple to book with me for 2011. Lindsay contacted me even before I was ready to take 2011 bookings! It all began when… two years ago I photographed a lovely couple named Mike and Kristina. Little did I know Mike’s cousin Lindsay was engaged and loved their wedding photography so much that she contacted me about her own wedding. All this time later her own wedding day finally arrived and I got to be Kris and Lindsay’s wedding photographer! What a joy it was to work with you two, and to know how long you’ve waited for this day. Here is a little bit of what we captured for you….

In Penticton, overlooking the lake with an amazing view, Lindsay and her girls were preparing for the big day in her parents condo, while the boys were across the street in the hotel. As you see, every detail of Kris and Lindsay’s wedding was classy and remarkably elegant.

That is one killer gorgeous diamond you put on Lindsay’s finger, Kris!

Though Kris and Lindsay live at the coast, they are truly fond of Penticton and the surrounding area. The wedding party piled into the limo and we ventured off to Naramata where we stopped at the Red Rooster Winery for some Red Rooster Winery Wedding Photography. We had a great time using the vineyards and buildings for backgrounds, and when we took off for the romantic shoot the wedding party relaxed and had a wine tasting.

Thanks you to our assistant Krista for covering some interesting detail shots while we worked with the wedding party.

When Lindsay told me that she wanted a modern shoot and that she loves concrete, I was super stoked! Steve and I have incorporated urban wedding photography into many shoots… but knowing that Lindsay wanted primarily modern and urban for a good portion of the couple shoot, I knew we were in for some real fun! I had a great time scouting around the artsy and cultural town of Penticton and made a hand drawn route for us to follow to some neat spots. Using walls, fences, staircases, and surfaces of many textures and colors… there was even a touch of Paris in the air at times.

I enjoy shots like the one above where it’s like the viewer is spying into a secret moment between a bride and groom, almost like the photographer doesn’t exist. Shooting in an urban setting creates this feeling because as the world passes by, none of it matters…just love. I had fun with that.

Kris and Lindsay’s ceremony and reception were held at Penticton Lakeside Resort, who also served up some delicious food to combine with their heartfelt and humorous speeches.

As an observer with my camera, I can say, Kris and Lindsay, that you showed your guests a marvellous time here in the Okanagan! Your wedding was elegant and classy and wherever I looked throughout your reception there were smiling faces and your guests were truly happy for you two! After hearing all the speeches I know what restaurant I want to visit when I’m in your area…spaghetti sounds good!

Kris, by you telling me how much you enjoyed the photo sessions, you made my day! I’m glad we were able to make the photography enjoyable for you! You being at ease and having a good time shows in the photos…you both look amazing and relaxed!

Lindsay, what a sweetheart you are! You are incredibly loveable through and through. All day long you were so lovely and appreciative, thank you for being so conscientious of us! Thank you for booking with me so long ago, I’m so glad your cousins wedding led us together!

Congratulations Newsons! Your day was a wedding day worth the waiting for in every way possible!

Please join me on facebook, as I’ll be posting more photos of Kris and Lindsay on the wall of my page very soon!

Also feel free to leave Kris and Lindsay a message here under the comments, it will be a nice surprise for them to hear from you!

Thank you for visiting my site, Marijanel Knight Photography, and stay tuned here on my blog…this weekend I’m shooting a true country-style wedding in Enderby…so come back and check it out soon! I MAY even show a few romantic shots involving cows!

PRESS LIKE below. Kris and Lindsay may win a print of $45 value if they have the most likes…as of the day of this posting they have to get over 100 likes to be in the lead. This contest will be evaluated at the end of the wedding season, so keep on sharing this all season long! NOTE: If for any reason the “like” does not work, as sometimes it acts up and says “error”, just leave a comment and I will count it as a “like”.

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Corrine Janzen - What a lovely wedding! Not only did the photographer do an amazing job, but the couple looked amazing as well! Congrats to you both!
PS… I’m family friends with the Dubes and thats how I found this page.

Wendi Schraepel - Congratulations Kris and Lindsay! Your photos are absolutely STUNNING!!! It looks like it couldn’t have been a more perfect day for you! I love how natural you look in your photos! You were both just glowing on your special day! :)

Shannon - WOW! Incredible photographs! Not hard to take beautiful shots of a gorgeous couple! These pictures are worth more than a thousand words. What a fabulous job! If I ever need a photographer, I know who to contact. Can’t wait to see more. Love you guys.

Sharon Parker - What a beautiful wedding and what amazing pictures. I am so sorry I couldn’t be there but congratulations to both of you and I wish you a lifetime of happiness and lots of love and laughter.

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