The Juliens 

Vancouver Island Wedding Photographers 

Welcome to our Blog! Here- you'll find all our latest work from Weddings & Engagements to our Top Tips for everything wedding related! 

Here is a list of our most popular posts for you below:

 

1. 5 Ways to Make Your Wedding Day Stand Out

 2. Why Do a First Look

3. Rainy Day Wedding Tips

3. Wedding Day Emergency Kit

4. Help Choosing Your Bridal Party

5. Adding Wedding Videography with the Juliens

6. I Just Got Engaged! Top 10 To-Do's Now There's a Ring on It! 

7. 5 Q's to Ask a Potential Photographer

8. Tigh-Na-Mara Vendor Spotlight

9. Mt. Washington Vendor Spotlight

10. Cuckoo's Vendor Spotlight

 

 


 

Nanaimo Swy-A-Lana Wedding | Tracy & Ryan

March 05, 2021
Nanaimo Swy-A-Lana Wedding | Tracy & Ryan Tracy is the entire reason we had snow this February 2021. Tracy wished for a snowy wedding, we talked about it, put it out there in the universe and BOOM! Snow on their wedding day! Being residents of Vancouver Island, one of the least snowy places in Canada, means we only get snow once (sometimes twice!)...
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Cuckoo Wedding Vendor Spotlight: Vancouver Island Wedding Photography

December 08, 2020
Cuckoo's Coombs Wedding Venue Spotlight A Romantic Italian Trattoria on Vancouver Island We love sharing our favourite Vancouver Island wedding vendors! We especially love sharing the hidden gems that not everyone knows about! So it goes without saying we are very excited to share this one...Cuckoo's Trattoria in Coombs, BC, and Chef Fausto. Faust...
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The Elopement Experience With Julien Photography

November 18, 2020
Intimate Weddings & Elopements with the Juliens There has never been a better time to consider having a small intimate wedding or eloping here on Vancouver Island! Take a helicopter or chairlift to the top of a mountain, feel the sand in your toes on the edge of the Pacific or a wander through a romantic forest wonderland - whatever you choose,...
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Starlight Winter Sessions

November 06, 2020
Starlight Winter Sessions After we finished decorating & hanging the lights for Christmas in the yard this year - we stopped to take it all in. We talked about how beautiful the lights are as they twinkle in the distance and the joy they bring, before taking a photos in our front yard to remember the moment by! 💫⭐️ 💫⭐️ We love the magic of twi...
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Tigh-Na-Mara Weddings | Venue Spotlight

November 06, 2020
Tigh-Na-Mara Weddings | Venue Spotlight A West Coast Wedding Retreat There are so many things that go into planning your dream wedding day! The perfect photographer, dress, decor and beyond! Picking a venue is one of the first things on your to-do list when you get engaged, so why not let us help! When we got engaged - we hit the streets & beaches...
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Tigh-Na-Mara Wedding | Karissa & Kevin

November 03, 2020
Tigh-Na-Mara Wedding | Karissa & Kevin Could this October have been anymore gorgeous? Holy moly! We love FALL!! The colours are warm, the light is a little lower in the sky - which helps to create some magical photos, and it us also the month that Kevin & Karissa got married!! We had such an epic time with Kevin & Karissa, and spent a great deal o...
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Tigh-Na-Mara Wedding | Leanne & Bruce

October 20, 2020
Tigh-Na-Mara Wedding | Leanne & Bruce Leanne & Bruce's day took on a slightly different look than they had anticipated...originally planned for the sunny shores of Cabo, instead they celebrated on the cooler, wild shores of the West Coast! Their day was relaxed and stress free, with an amazingly supportive bridal party & fantastic family guest lis...
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Rathtrevor Beach Wedding | Nathan & Jillian

October 08, 2020
Rathtrevor Beach Wedding | Nathan & Jillian What a day for Nathan & Jillian! These two were married on the smokiest day of 2020! It made for some incredibly unique images - and light! For the first time - we started at the wrong ceremony site...yes. You read that correctly. Hilariously enough, we followed Nathan to the spot, there were chairs, a...
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Merridale Wedding | Sara & Matt

September 01, 2020
Merridale Wedding | Sara & Matt There was so much rich history filling the air for Sara & Matt's day...it was unreal! These two have known each other since they were six years old, Sara's dad and Matt's mom were both teachers at the same high schools, (and they were both teachers of mine (Courtney's)), Sara & I performed in musicals together, comp...
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Dragons Lodge Wedding Venue Spotlight

August 18, 2020
Dragons Lodge Wedding Venue Spotlight By Vancouver Island Photographers | Julien Photography If you're looking for a venue to host a private wedding, with onsite lodging for your friends & family, cozy fireplaces for games in the evening, views spanning the Georgia Strait and all the relaxation the West Coast has to offer? Dragon's Lodge on Ga...
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Government House Engagement | Cher & Jeremy

July 28, 2020
Government House Engagement | Cher & Jeremy We first met Cher at a Justin Timberlake concert almost 6 years ago now (we think!) and clicked right away! We love her energy, charisma and excitement! Needless to say - when she told us she was engaged...we were instantly over the moon to share the day with her and Jeremy, ANNNNND capture their engag...
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Lantzville Elopement {Michelle & Brian}

July 16, 2020
Intimate Lantzville Wedding {Michelle & Brian} We first chatted with Brian & Michelle about a month prior to their wedding date. Like many couples this year, they had to change things up, forgo the bigger, initial celebration and plan instead for something more intimate! And it was stunning! Their wedding was hosted at Brian's parents house in low...
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Nanaimo Elopement & Intimate Wedding {Alexander & Madison}

July 07, 2020
Nanaimo Elopement & Intimate Wedding {Alexander & Madison} When life throws you lemons - make lemonade! That is part of the Julien Photography philosophy, Al & Madison did just that and had themselves an amazing intimate wedding with a few of the nearest and dearest! Their original wedding plans involved Noisy Acres, with a lot more guests, unfort...
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Three Reasons To Consider Eloping on Vancouver Island

June 16, 2020
Three Reasons to Consider Eloping or Having an Intimate Wedding Whether it is due to size restrictions, timing or other reasons, eloping on Vancouver Island is an amazing wedding experience! Elopements are a unique, intimate and romantic way to celebrate your love! From taking a helicopter or chairlift to the top of a mountain, to a sandy beach on...
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Adding Videography with Julien Photography

June 02, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Adding Videography with Julien Photography Wedding days move at an incredibly quick pace! No sooner have you said your "I Dos" at the alter, and suddenly you're spinning on the dance floor as the new Mr. & Mrs! Videography is one of our absolute favourite things to add to our wedding collections. We love t he music, vows, laugher, tears and the lo...
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