Real Weddings

Fall 2013

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contributors A recent recipient of a BC Professional Wedding Award, John Bello incorporates a photojournalistic approach, coupled with what he describes as a creative, raw and unobtrusive style of storytelling to beautifully showcase a couple's wedding day. He captured the Las Vegas-inspired celebrations of Jayna Marie Bussiere and Reyfemel Damasco on page 43. or Having spent five years living in Barcelona, Brighton, Romania and Toronto while doing freelance photography, Tristan Casey of Let's Get Lost moved back to Vancouver and saw the city in a new light. A strong passion was born to explore B.C., and he is currently working on his third art show about summer's secret locations throughout the province. Tristan chronicled the rustic campground wedding of Sandra Lopuch and Daniel Sioui on page 34. or Named one of the "Top Wedding Photographers in Canada," international photographer Kristy Ryan infuses her background in fashion photography to other weddings to add a stylish editorial look. Her work can be seen in the sunlit images of Danielle West and Mark Relf 's Tuscan destination wedding on page 38. or Catherine Dunwoody is Real Weddings' Style Editor, plus she contributes to BC Living, Jetsetter, The Style List Canada, NUVO, EnRoute, the Globe & Mail and more. Dunwoody is seen as a style expert on CTV Morning Live, The Shopping Bags, and she's worked with Hollywood A-listers Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Alba, plus designers Isaac Mizrahi and Anna Sui. Based in Vancouver, Gucio Photography was formed in 2007 by Kasia Stromecki and Anna Spong, after they both graduated with their BFAs (specializing in photography) from the Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design. The pair photographed the beautifully snow-covered Okanagan nuptials of Kelsea Larson and Tyler Smith on page 52. or Kyoko Ferreira has been a photographer all her life, and her images have been published in several Canadian and U.S. magazines. In 2004, Kyoko joined Leanne Pedersen Photographers, where she creates romantic, timeless wedding imagery. With a style influenced by a love for fashion, cinema, truth and beauty, her clients benefit from a full-service studio specializing in gorgeous art books and products. Kyoko photographed the elegant wedding of Corrine Proctor and David Gedge on page 48. or Christina Symons is a freelance writer and photographer specializing in food, gardens, parties and homes. She contributes to numerous publications including BC Home & Garden, Westcoast Homes + Design, the Vancouver Sun and the National Post. Christina has two gardening lifestyle books, Everyday Eden and Sow Simple (Harbour Publishing) and she blogs at Daniel Ha is the principal photographer behind d'Soleil Photography with over seven years of professional specialization in contemporary weddings and portraiture. With a background in communication and ethnographic design, Daniel brings a synthesis of journalistic and editorial style to his work, which has appeared in local and national publications. Daniel captured the sweet celebrations of Vancouver's Ciara Watt and Laurence Warriner on page 58. or 14 Luisa Rino has been a stylist and fashion editor for more than 10 years. She holds a Master of Arts degree in French Literature and was the fashion director at NUVO for almost six years before moving into the freelance arena. Her work has been featured in Elle Canada, the Globe & Mail, Glow, NylonGuys and enRoute magazines. She is the Fashion Editor at Real Weddings as well as FLARE's West Coast correspondent. Christine Williams' inspiration to pursue professional photography was sparked after her first daughter was born in 2007. She took several courses and when she photographed her first wedding, she knew where her heart belonged, and has been documenting weddings for the past seven years. She captured Harpreet Minhas and Rahim Esmail's colourful two-day ceremony on page 29. or real weddings fall/winter 2013 p14-15_Contributors.indd 14 13-09-23 10:45 AM

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