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2017 Year in Review

Christine Pienaar Photography 2017 Highlights

Beyond grateful for each and every couple and client who trusted me to capture their moments this year & forever thankful for the industry friends who made this wedding season so enjoyable.


Top 10 Highlights of 2017:
-Started the year in the snow & ended the year in the snow
-Became apart of an amazing co-working space at the The Aviary
-Met my dear friend & mentor Amanda K in Palm Springs for a beautiful weekend
-Traveled to my favourite place in the world, Costa Rica, to capture a wedding
-Photographed my first magazine cover!!!
-It was a year full of maternity & newborn sessions and that’s always a highlight (those baby toes!)
-Conquered a *stunning* 14 hour wedding day (and napped the entire next day)
-Taught my first three 1:1 workshops.. eeeeek! (I LOVE teaching & sharing my personal experiences)
-Photographed a beautiful wedding in Tulum (my favourite destination of 2017)
-Launched my print shop!

Here’s to 2018!

Follow along my journey:

Elegant Stanley Park Pavilion Wedding

Azlan & Barbara

“You are my today and all of my tomorrows” – Leo Christopher


Assistant Photographer: Amy Teixeira
Wedding Dress: Paloma Blanca
Brides Shoes: Kate Spade
Rings: Tiffany & Co.
Grooms Suit: Ermenegildo Zegna
Grooms Shoes: Prada
Bridesmaids Dresses: Dessy (Studio Design Collection
Flower Design: Celsia Floral
Makeup & Hair: Denise Elliott
Venue: Stanley Park Pavillion
Ceremony Officiant: Randy Hamm from Young, Hip and Married
Cake & Cupcakes: Butter Baked Goods
Stationary: Minted
Film processing: PhotoVision

Autumn Wedding Inspiration

Shannon & Levi

“If a year was tucked inside a clock, then Autumn would be the magic hour.” – Victoria Erikson

Beautifully directed by the talented Amanda K Photography during our 1:1 mentorship session. Thank you for sharing your wisdom and heart with me, Amanda!

Wedding Gown: Rebecca Schoneveld
Ring: Canadian Rocks
Hand Written Caligraphy: Hello Maurelle
Beauty: Emilio Bravo
Florals: Marigold and Mint
Ribbons: Stella Wolfe
1:1 Workshop: Amanda K Photography
Film Lab: The Find Lab