Carbide Willson Ruins Engagement Session in one photo

There are time when life aligns me with people who feel meant to be in my life. Everything from the initial inquiry, first phone call, contract negotiations and actual photo session planning has a thread of magic that sews it’s way through the entire experience.

This couple found me on the tenth page of Wedding Wire (because I don’t pay for my listing) and we soon discovered a variety of crazy connections between us.

When we planned the engagement shoot — after sending a few suggestions that had a nice interplay between architecture and nature - the couple sent back the suggestion of the Carbide Willson Ruins.


My heart skipped a beat for a few reasons: I went to day camp for my entire childhood that spent the first half of the day at a Ski Lodge and then the other half of the day at Meech Lake. We would OFTEN hike to these ruins except because I was a kid at the time, didn’t realize there was a name attached to them.

So needless to say I was all in.

We had a wonderful hike getting to know each other, revisiting my own childhood memories, and experiencing the wet grounds of this Spring together.

I have many beautiful photos from this experience, however for the sake of their desire for privacy I am leaving you with one we have agreed is just too beautiful to keep under wraps. The sun.. for a very brief moment chose to find it’s way through the windows of these ruins and we were so lucky to be there for it.

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Magic. Really looking forward to shooting their wedding later this summer xo