Melanie & Jackson • Wedding in New Glasgow

West meets East at this picturesque wedding in New Glasgow

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As some of you might know, our (grown up) baby girl, Melanie, married her soulmate, Jackson, last weekend. It was a wonderful week of wedding preparations and getting to know our new family for this special wedding in New Glasgow.

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Melanie moved out to Alberta in October 2015 to pursue her nursing career. She was fortunate to meet members of the Leussink family and was then introduced to Jackson. They knew it was meant to be from the beginning. At the reception, Melanie admitted:

“I had my wedding party picked out after two months of dating!”

Although Mother Nature didn’t quite cooperate with our plans of an outdoor wedding, that didn’t dampen any spirits.

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“Looks like it’s going to be a cloudy day today, I think God should have a better view at the church, so we will see you all there at 2pm!”

The wedding ceremony took place at New Glasgow Christian Church, our family church we grew up with. It was a beautiful service with Barry Clark and Tim Edwards giving their words of love and encouragement. Jason and Katie shared an emotional song. And a new tradition of joining families with the Albertan and Islander dirt.

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And of course, the Mustang burn out and send off of Mr. & Mrs. Leussink!

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Reception

The wedding party headed over to Cymbria Lions Club in South Rustico for some pictures before the reception started at 6pm. The rain held off, so we were able to capture our pictures outside!

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Cymbria volunteers were amazing and the roast beef and turkey dinners were great! As dessert came out, the touching speeches began from parents of the bride and groom, best man, maid of honour and brother of the bride. The reception would not have been as fun as it was without the great emcee skills of Martin Dutton!

For those of you that know Janet, you know that she is very talented in writing poems for special events. She did not disappoint for her baby girl’s wedding day. Read her poem below for their love story. 🙂

Janet Poem

Next up, Melanie & Jackson share their first dance as newly weds! The night continues on the dance floor.

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Thanks to everyone who made this wedding in New Glasgow possible! We had such a memorable and great week. Special thanks to Courtney and Tori for helping out with photographing this day!

We’ll be adding more pictures as we make our way through all of them! I’m sure some of them will end up in our Wedding Gallery of best memories! What were your favourite memories?

Will & Tori • Trash the Dress

Remembering Trash the Dress with Will & Tori

One year ago, July 9th 2016, Will and Tori were joined together in marriage under God. The day was full of love and happiness in addition to the memorable Trash the Dress cliff jump!

God blessed their day, as the previous few days were rainy and their wedding day was calling for more. It cleared up just in time for group photos before the ceremony.

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It turned out to be a beautiful day for their outdoor reception at the waterfront park. There were fun games of volleyball, ultimate frisbee and other lawn games for everyone to participate in. There was a yummy BBQ dinner and lovely speeches by all. Reminiscing of childhood stories, love and support that the bride and groom have given to their friends and family, and words of encouragement for the time ahead.

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Cliff Jumping

Finally, it was time for the Trash the Dress! Will & Tori have always been an adventurous couple, so this was such a fun event for them to add to their wedding day.

They made their way barefoot across the path to the jumping rock. Many of the guests followed to watch them. They reached the edge, held hands and waited for the countdown. 3 … 2 … 1 JUMP! Everyone was cheering! They came out of the water with huge smiles on their faces.

After a quick wardrobe change, it was time for the bride and groom to take off. Friends and family formed a tunnel of love for them to run through.

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Happy one year Anniversary to Will & Tori. We thank God that you have found such love and happiness together, and we are so excited for your next adventure to arrive.

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Send us a message if you’re interested in a #TrashTheDress photoshoot for your wedding!

Emily & Jason • PEI Intimate Wedding Photographer

PEI Intimate Wedding Photographer Captures Emily & Jason’s Special Day

A few years ago Emily & Jason visited Prince Edward Island and knew right away that this is where they wanted to be married. They began to plan and found Sandpiper Studios as their PEI intimate wedding photographer.

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On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 they shared their love in an intimate ceremony and celebration with their close family.

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We succeeded to capture some great images on a gorgeous sunny day, that at times was very windy.

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They know how to travel in style! The Bride, Groom and family travelled between locations in a 16 passenger Prestige Limousine. From a gorgeous cottage, to the famous Swimming Rock in Cavendish and finally New London’s The Table.

The Wedding was held in the beautiful garden of The Table, followed by a delicious meal prepared by their talented chefs. What a unique experience and perfect for small weddings! What used to be a United Church, has now been repurposed into an Award Winning Culinary Studio.

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We had a great time photographing their special day.

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Let us know if you’re searching for a PEI intimate wedding photographer! We’d love to be there for your memorable day. We offer flexible wedding packages based on hourly rates to fit what you’re looking for.

Please send us an email through our contact page.

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Kate & Branden • Engagement Photoshoot

Kate and Branden’s Engagement Photoshoot for their 2018 Wedding

Had a wonderful early morning Engagement Photoshoot at The Preserve Gardens in New Glasgow P.E.I. with Kate and Branden. We followed that by an equally amazing breakfast at the Preserve Restaurant. The Gardens are beautiful from June to September and worth the drive out.

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Kate and Branden were very creative with their ideas and we got some great images. Looking forward to shooting their Wedding next year.

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Call or message Sandpiper Studios if you would like to book an Engagement Photoshoot or a Wedding.

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