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Calgary Engagement Photographer // Emily + David

Standing on the edge of a cliff, looking out over the river, keeping each other warm from the icy, icy wind. TheseView full post »

Rachel + Rob // a backyard wedding in Calgary

Rachel and Rob had planned their wedding. The Calgary flood un-planned it for them, just 2 days before the wedding day.View full post »

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Amanda + Paul // Frackin’ Rad Calgary Wedding

When we first met Amanda + Paul, we ended up talking about everything from The National and properly sized men’sView full post »

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Fun in the studio w/ model Natasha and HMUA Nyla from Bent Artists.View full post »


Just some portraits of Elaine at home ;) … …  View full post »

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The Late Late Breakfast Show // Calgary theatre photos // Event Photography

Occasionally I (Mike) will get some odd requests to photograph some odd things. ‘Odd’ for some people, butView full post »

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Ianne + Carl + a roadtrip engagement session

When we talk to our couples about their engagement photos, we ask what they love to do together. For Ianne + Carl,View full post »

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Bowie + Jones

   One day, we played dress-up. David Bowie + Grace Jones. Di and I are fortunate to work with amazing creativeView full post »

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Jenn + Josh + a Medicine Hat wedding

Jenn + Josh were married in Medicine Hat 2 days before a pretty severe storm/tornado warning and a week before theirView full post »

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Sharai + Hideo // Calgary Elopement Photographers

Sharai + Hideo eloped in the Bearberry woods and it was beautiful and quiet and an adventure with frogs and cricketsView full post »

Erin + Mike // a Bearspaw wedding

Flood, schmud!! Let’s get married!! Based on the awesomeness of this day, you’d never be able to tell thatView full post »

A Banff, Alberta Wedding // Banff Wedding Photographers

We put this blog post together on a day that felt like -32C. I’m just going to pretend we’re back in BanffView full post »

Portraits: Ian

Ian needed some headshots for movin’ to Toronto to continue his acting career. Mike was pleased to oblige. BreakView full post »

Calgary tea ceremony at home // Lani + Matt

      We feel so fortunate to have been invited to document Lani + Matt’s wedding day. They are one of theView full post »

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Calgary Family Photographer // A Day in the Life // The Pronyshyns

I had the absolute pleasure spending the day with Brit, Nate and their lovely young’un Tennessee. A day ofView full post »

Jo + Steve + a new home

We love getting to document the moments in people’s lives and for Jo + Steve, we got to see their new houseView full post »

Kim + Don + ‘zza! (That’s pizza)

Kim + Don made an amazing pizza in their beautiful new home together. Scrabble and BlackJack ensued…we’llView full post »

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Moira + Malcolm // Banff Wedding Photographers

In the short time we’ve known Moira + Malcolm, we’ve sure had a lot of laughs. Their wedding day was noView full post »

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Julie + Bri // Calgary Wedding Reception

A speech given by their dear friend, Andrew: “Writing something for Brianna and Julie is tough for a lot ofView full post »

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Our NYC trip

So one night a few months ago, I was looking through the list of tour dates for Neutral Milk Hotel, and thoughtView full post »

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Karen + Jesse + Calgary Engagement Session at Home

Karen + Jesse invited us into their home and made some delicious eats for us all to enjoy as the sun poured in :)  View full post »

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Nadine + Dan // a 1920’s themed wedding // Calgary Wedding Photographers

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Erin + Mike: Skatin’ Day + Night

Erin + Mike threw on some skates and gave us an amazing demonstration of pure athleticism  — mostly in theView full post »

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Mountain Standard Time @ Fluid Festival 2012

                      Fluid FestivalView full post »

Hi. We’re Diane + Mike, and we’re wedding photographers in Calgary, Alberta. We’re both full-time photographers and we love what we do. It’s not the fancy dresses and table settings and elaborate bouquets we love about weddings… We love them because they are crazy days filled with emotion from all the people you love. Our ‘thing’ is people — wedding or not. We want to see your dad tear up mid-speech, and your sister laugh as she helps you with your dress. For us, it doesn’t matter if your wedding is at a fancy palace, or in your modest living room. (Actually, we think weddings at home are crazy amazing). Things like location, details, etc, take a mega backseat to the people & relationships at your wedding. Whether it’s an elopement or a huge wedding.

I think, sometimes, you don’t appreciate a moment until you see it in a photograph. Until you stare at it awhile. Capturing those fleeting, subtle moments is our biggest challenge and thrill. And we like to find those moments, rather than make them. A real moment. The longer we shoot, the more we realize we like simple, honest wedding photos. We like candid vs posed. We like wedding photos that will stand the test of time, and still be just as meaningful (or maybe more) in 50 years :)

We’ve proudly been featured in Style Me Pretty, Wedding Bells, June Bug Weddings, and others.