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  • Writer's pictureOlivier Lefebvre

Rain-Kissed Backyard Wedding: A Memorable Day with Brett and Jennifer

Updated: Jun 3



This past Sunday, I had the privilege of photographing a truly enchanting backyard wedding that beautifully combined intimate charm with thoughtful planning. Despite the occasional rain showers, Brett and Jennifer's special day was a testament to love, resilience, and meticulous preparation. Here's a glimpse into their magical day and the wonderful local vendors who made it all possible.


The Setting: A Cozy Backyard in Ladner


Brett and Jennifer chose to celebrate their love in the comforting embrace of their own backyard. The couple had planned for every detail, and it showed. As the rain came and went, guests were comfortably seated under a spacious tent, while Jennifer’s father joined via Zoom, ensuring that no one missed a moment. The back porch provided additional shelter for close family members, creating a warm and intimate atmosphere.


A Heartwarming Twist: Lucy the Ring Bearer


One of the most touching moments of the day was seeing Lucy, their 17-year-old dog, proudly serving as the ring bearer. Lucy's participation added a personal and emotional touch to the ceremony, reminding everyone of the deep bonds of family and love that go beyond just the human connections.


Prepared for the Weather: Umbrellas for All


Jennifer's foresight in preparing for the unpredictable weather was impressive. She had arranged for plenty of umbrellas, ensuring that every guest stayed dry and comfortable. This simple yet thoughtful gesture exemplified the care and consideration that went into planning this special day.


Seamless Coordination: An Impeccable Itinerary


Thanks to Jennifer's meticulous planning, the entire event flowed seamlessly. Every detail was timed to perfection, allowing the couple and their guests to relax and enjoy the celebration. The well-organized itinerary ensured that everyone could fully immerse themselves in the joyous occasion without any stress or confusion.


Local Vendors: Bringing the Vision to Life


The couple's choice to support local vendors from Ladner added a special touch to their wedding. Here's a shoutout to the amazing team who helped make Brett and Jennifer's day unforgettable:


  • Makeup and Hair: JennyV worked her magic, ensuring that Jennifer looked stunning from every angle.

  • Cake: Jaybird Creations crafted a beautiful cake adorned with flowers that matched Jennifer's bouquet perfectly.

  • Flowers: Corinne from The Flower Shop in the Village of Ladner provided the exquisite floral arrangements that added a burst of color and elegance to the event.

  • Transport: A neighbor graciously lent their gorgeous Thunderbird car, adding a classic and stylish element to the wedding.


A Day to Remember


Despite the challenges posed by the weather, Brett and Jennifer's backyard wedding was nothing short of magical. The rain only added to the charm of the day, creating beautiful, candid moments that were a joy to capture. The love, care, and community spirit that surrounded this couple made their wedding truly special.

Congratulations again, Brett and Jennifer! It was an honor to be a part of your beautiful day. Here’s to a lifetime of love and happiness!



For anyone planning a backyard wedding, take a page from Brett and Jennifer's book: thoughtful preparation, local support, and a little bit of weather-related flexibility can turn your special day into an unforgettable celebration. If you're looking for a photographer to capture your magical moments, feel free to reach out. I would love to be a part of your story!











































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