I officially love Guanacaste, Costa Rica and can’t wait for the opportunity to photograph more weddings there.
When Amanda and Garrett asked me to come photograph their wedding in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, I jumped at the chance! They chose to have their wedding at the brand new 5 star Riu Guanacaste in Costa Rica. It turned out to be where Chantal Kreviazuk & Raine Maida (Our Lady peace frontman) renewed their vows in November 2009. It was fun seeing it go down on Entertainment Tonight Canada knowing I’d be on my way there within a couple months!
Besides being a gorgeous country, the fact that Amanda and Garrett are such a fun loving couple was another total plus as well for getting to do this wedding. I always love getting clients with awesome senses of humour and these two definitely do! Garrett has a dry, sly sense of humour and Amanda is always positive, smiling and laughing (totally contagious! : D ). Together, they make such a terrific duo! I had such a fun time doing their trash the dress session so stay tuned on here for that!
My friend Danielle Hayden was such an awesome help on the big day and I can’t wait to get a hold of some of the shots she took too! She really is multi talented (as you can see with her wedding decore business Stage Right, etc that she runs with her (also very talented) mom, Ria Hayden. Check out our adventures together in my last post and their awesome Trash the Dress session!
Amanda thought the little bride and groom on top were funny so I told her to smash their faces in cake. She happily obliged. : D
View Amanda & Garrett’s slideshow (with lot’s more photos) on my website. Simply click on “recent slideshows” along the top. : ) Thanks to Danielle for finding the perfect song to go along with it. The song is called “Costa Rica.” It will expire in March, 2010.
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