Julie and Geoff travelled from Seattle with a merry band of family and friends, to celebrate their Summer wedding on Whistler Mountain. Mother Nature, as is sometimes the case in this corner of the Pacific Northwest, did not get the memo that this was summer, and despatched sulky skies and threatening clouds as the backdrop to the Coast Mountain landscape with its remnants of winter snow still lying deep on the peaks.
Undeterred, our couple were determined to capture mountain images for their wedding album, and set off valiantly for the Peak accompanied by one intrepid bridesmaid. Luckily, Julie and Geoff had selected the Storm Whisperer himself, Logan Swayze, as their professional wedding photographer. While all local wedding photography pros that we have worked with are adroit at dealing with the unique light (or lack thereof) and sometimes challenging weather conditions in the Coast mountains, we swear Logan has the ability to move the clouds where he wants them for best effect. The result was images which, we think you’ll agree when you view the Gallery, were a triumph of drama and jaw-dropping ‘wow’ factor.
Once upon a time we wrote a blog about the importance of hiring a locally based pro for Whistler area weddings. It requires a very specialized skill to manage our weather conditions and light, a skill which can only be mastered by living and working here continually, in all seasons and conditions.
Julie and Geoff tied the knot in a heartfelt ceremony on the covered patio deck of Steeps restaurant, in the Roundhouse Lodge, one of several venues offered by Whistler Blackcomb, followed by cocktails and delicious canapes from the WB catering team.
We, meantime, hustled our butts down to the village and off to one of our favourite reception venues, The Cellar by Araxi which offers a warm and inviting space and of course amazing food from the award-winning Araxi kitchen. We loved setting up the family style tables with Julie’s choice of elegant decor choices from our decor packages, touches of gold lit by ample candlelight and Julie’s own laser-cut place ‘cards’ and mini maple syrup favours. Not to mention the darling and delicious cake made by the talented hands of The Cake Kitchen and decorated with lush blooms from Senka Florist
It remains for us only to credit our amazing vendor team, and invite you, dear readers, to enjoy the stunning images born from the clever lens of the Storm Whisperer himself.