Welcome to my blog!

Hello beautiful friends! Thanks for stopping by and viewing my recent work and sessions. You will get the chance to see glimpses of moments captured in people’s lives. I will occasionally post photos of my growing family and some of my personal projects and work as well. I hope you return to my blog often and I do love hearing from you so please feel free to comment on posts if you have the time. I appreciate all the love and support from my friends and family and those of you I haven’t met. 

NOTE: I am currently booking weddings and portrait sessions in 2015 and 2016. I look forward to hearing from you!

Love, Rachel J

Melanie + Kirt Engaged | Edmonton Portrait Photographer

I’ve known Mel for years now. We met through the PPOC (Professional Photographers of Canada Assoc) and became friends. I’m so pleased to be photographing their upcoming wedding this year and had an absolute blast photographing their engagement session. This couple’s engagement story is pretty amazing and during their engagement session I was able to photograph some of the magic involved. 

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 Seriously…their laughter and smiles just sends me into happy-land. They are just so fun together!

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 Check out Melanie’s ring! Now when I mentioned magic earlier, I meant magic. Kirt is a magician and the way he proposed to Mel was through a series of riddles and a scavenger hunt. It was amazing and very well orchestrated and thought out. Mel is very smart and knows Kirt well so she solved them all and in the end Kirt handed her a card asking, “Will You Marry Me?” as seen below. She had to pick only ONE card from an entire deck of cards and on it would be her “answer”. This is no joke…she actually picked the 9 of diamonds and on the other side the answer was YES! All the other cards had very different answers….Pretty darned cool if you ask me. 

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