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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Your Best Engagement Session! {Top Tips for Incredible Photos}

May 19, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Your Best Engagement Session! {Top Tips for Incredible Photos} We absolutely love photographing our couples' engagement session - we are obsessed with creating exciting images and spending a few hours one on one with amazing couples! Its not only time to craft images, but to get to know our #jpcouples! Find out what you love, how you met, your fav...
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Our Top Wedding Posts

May 18, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Vancouver Island Wedding Photographers Julien Photography We combed through our most popular blog posts and put them in one easy spot for YOU! Here are our TOP POSTS... #1: 5 Unique Ways to Make Your Wedding Stand Out! If your'e looking for some unique and memorable ways to make your day, this post is a MUST! It has helped loads of couples t...
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Costa Rica, Playas Hermosa Engagement Session {Taryn & Jeremy}

April 21, 2020
Costa Rica, Playas Hermosa Engagement Session {Taryn & Jeremy} Taryn & Jeremy's engagement session had all the elements to make a phenomenal - big ocean waves, s unset on the beach, a little bit of jungle, and wild kittens in the bushes. And I'll just say it - because I think we can all agree, my sister is absolutely stunning. She wore that wine c...
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Destination Wedding : Cancun, Mexico {Monica & Shawn}

March 31, 2020  •  1 Comment
Destination Wedding: Cancun, Mexico {Monica & Shawn} We've been trying to decide what we loved best about Shawnica's celebration...was it that they went barefoot in the sand to get married? Spent the days leading up to the wedding hanging out with their nearest and dearest...of which we are now included!! That they made custom mugs for everyone, h...
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Vancouver Island Wedding Awards 2020

March 03, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Vancouver Island Wedding Awards 2020 This years VIWIA were the best yet! Not only because we (and by we I mean Courtney!!) took home an incredible 2 awards -but also because I was reminded just how much fun everyone in the wedding industry on Vancouver Island is to spend time with! The night began pretty differently than I (Steve) thought it would...
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6 Tips if it Rains on Your Wedding Day!

March 01, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Rainy Day on Wedding Tips While planning your wedding, you may have had the unwanted thought..."What if it rains on my wedding day?"...And then maybe panicked? Don't worry! You are not alone, and It's not just something we here on Vancouver Island worry about! The possibility that it might sprinkle, drizzle or even pour on your wedding day is ther...
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Bridal Party {Tips for Choosing Yours}

February 13, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Bridal Party {Tips for Choosing Yours} There are so many decisions to be made when it comes to your wedding, and we believe choosing your wedding party, the team that will stand beside and behind you on your wedding day, is of the utmost importance! We've seen wedding parties made up of 4, 7 & even 18 people...yep. 18 Has been our largest party y...
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