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Our Gift

To us, photography is more than a career or talent, it is an art.

[IS] believes that photography is about you. Our signature imagery is truly inspired by your chemistry and unique personalities. We believe in building relationships with our clients, so our images speak to the true emotion and meaning you've inspired; poetic photography is our gift.

Our Service

Professional, dazzling, and fresh imagery. At [IS], we are committed to creating the finest images possible. Getting to know and understand our clients enable us to provide a full service approach that is tailored for their specific needs. We are grateful that our clients recognize our artistic vision and entrust us with their story to tell in our poetic style.

Awards

Best of the Best 2013 Engagements Collection - 50 World's Best Engagement Photographers by Junebug Weddings

2013  Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Awards
+ 2013 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (Won 1st Place - Wedding Album - Wedding Album Multi-Shooter)
+ 2013 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (Won 1st Place - Engagement Album)
+ 2013 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (Won 3rd Place - Engagement Album)
+ 2013 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (Won 3rd Place - Informal & Formal Album)
+ 2013 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Prints (1 x Accolades of Excellence - Bride & Groom only)

Top 25 Wedding Photographers of 2013 by WeddingBells Canada

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Best of the Best 2012 - 50 World's Best Wedding Photographers by Junebug Weddings

2012  Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Awards
+ 2012 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (Won 3rd Place - Engagement Album)
+ 2012 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (3 x Accolades of Excellence - Wedding Album Multi-Shooter and Informal Albums)

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Best of the Best 2011 -  50 World's Best Wedding Photographers by Junebug Weddings

2011  Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Awards
+ 2011 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (Won 3rd Place - Informal Album)
+ 2011 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (5 x Accolades of Excellence - Wedding Album Multi-Shooter and Informal Albums)
+ 2011 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (4 x Accolade of Excellence - Engagement, Bride & Groom Together Category)

2011  Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association 
+ 2011 AGWPJA Q2 Contest (2x Reception)

2011  Wedding Photojournalist Association 
+ 2011 WPJA Q1 Contest (Creative)
+ 2011 WPJA Q2 Contest (Reception)
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2010 Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Awards
+ 2011 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (7 x Accolades of Excellence - Engagement, Bride & Groom Together and Glamour Category)
+ 2010 W.P.P.I (Los Angeles, USA) Q1 (1x Bride & Groom)
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2009  Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Awards
+ 2009 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (Won 3rd Place - Premier)
+ 2009 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3 x Accolade of Excellence - Engagement, Bride & Groom Together Category)
+ 2009 W.P.P.I (Las Vegas, USA) Album Awards (1x Accolade of Excellence – Wedding Album Multi-shooter)

2009  Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association
+ 2009 AGWPJA Q1 Contest (Ceremony)

2009  Wedding Photojournalist Association
+ 2009 WPJA Q4 Contest (Off-Camera Flash/Strobe)
+ 2009 WPJA Q4 Contest (Engagement Portrait)

Professional Affiliations

Features Works / Publications / Press

+ Perfect Wedding
+ Rangefinder
+ Wedluxe
+ Wedding Obsession
+ Best Of Wedding Photography
+ Cake and Pictures
+ A Million Little Details
+ Travel I Do
+ Style Me Pretty
+ Junebug Weddings
+ Wedding Bells

We are active members of the following professional affiliations:
+ Style Me Pretty (SMP)
+ Wedluxe: Glitterati - Leaders and Trendsetters of Canada's Wedding Industry
+ Wedding Photojournalist Assc' (WPJA)
+ Artistic Guild of WPJA [AG](WPJA)
+ Wedding and Portrait Photographers Int'l  (WPPI)
+ Professional Photographers of America  (PPA)
+ Graphic Designers of Canada  (GDC)

Philana + Gary :: Flavours (Calgary/Lake Louise, AB) E-Session

Words by Maureen Young

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Half their party was 3/4 of the way up the mountain feeding their baby as Philana + Gary stood at the top of Chinaman’s peak with all of Canmore spread out below them like a miniature town.  Gary, not one for romance but one for romantic gestures, asked Philana to marry him.

“So you wanna get married?”

How could Philana say no to the guy who picks her up a chocolate croissant from her favourite bakery, Manuel Latruwe, every Saturday?  After having travelled Europe and sample the pastries in France, Philana is adamant that there is no better place to enjoy a croissant than at Manuel Latruwe’s.  If it weren’t for her travels around Europe, Philana and Gary may never have got together as they’re first date was based on her wanting to chat with him about his European travels as he’d just got back from all the cities she was about to go to.

Thank you to Manuel Latruwe for letting us use his bakery to tell Philana + Gary’s love story – your croissants are truly some of the flakiest and best we’ve ever tasted!  Watching Manuel at work reminded us of a Lindt Master Chocolatier :).

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We even got behind the scenes access, much to Gary’s delight, who loves to see the magic as it happens.  Philana + Gary were shown how to knead dough and introduced to the array of ovens, which left Philana feeling a bit intimated by all the staff and work that go behind her favourite Saturday morning treat.

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We’ve always wanted to do a shoot on the railway tracks and Gary, formerly of Canadian Pacific Railway, made our dream come true.  His buddies worked it out so we could do part of the e-session in the train yard  and it was an absolute afternoon of boys and their toys!  We even had an tour of the driver’s cabin.

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Philana + Gary first bonded over their shared love of travel and they tend to spend summers abroad whenever possible so they don’t get much of a chance to experience the Rockie’s sans snow.  For the third part of their e-session, we went to the backside of Lake Louise where, even though the bank was too muddy, we had an absolute blast!  Philana + Gary treated us to an impromptu performance à la Cirque du Soleil as they did back flips and leapfrogged over one another.

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Philana + Gary, you guys were absolute stars during your e-session and we loved spending time with you.  Thank you for making our dream of a railway inspired e-session come true without the hefty trespassing fine!  We are thrilled to be in Hawaii scouting out the perfect locales to tell your wedding story & can’t wait for your big day tomorrow!

Much love,

A+R