Cong & Tina started their wedding day with a rainbow, shared their first look in a rainstorm, watched snow fall during their ceremony and had the sun shine on them as they were pronounced Mr & Mrs. It was an incredible day to witness and I felt honoured to be there to document their day for them. They had planned an intimate wedding in the mountains to share with loved ones. With the pandemic they had to adapt their wedding plans which changed dramatically & often as new restrictions were announced and on the wedding day it was emotional, heartfelt & joy filled. Their excitement to be getting married was amazing to be around! Their joy, gratitude and happiness left all of us lucky to be there with them on their day feeling thankful. I loved being around their playfulness.

Cong & Tina had asked Harp Angel to play for their ceremony but the new covid restrictions no longer allowed for live music inside so they opted to have Harp Angel play for their First Look outside. It was pouring rain for their first look so Harp Angel took shelter under a patio and played as Tina walked to see Cong.

One thing I noted about the ceremony was that the officiant stood at the back of the guests chairs and had the couple facing their loved ones for some of the ceremony and I loved how sweet that was. A lot of times the couples face the officiant which means the guests don't get to see their faces.


Hello my name is Kirstie and I am a wedding photographer who specializes in photographing intimate weddings & elopements in Calgary, Banff, Canmore & Emerald Lake. I’ve been photographing mountain weddings since we moved to Banff in 2004. I lived in the mountains for 17 years before moving to Calgary in 2021. On days off you'll find me spending time with my husband Kevin and our 3 rescue dogs Mabel, Olive & Bandit.