Okanagan Wedding Videographer | Alex + Craig | Ponderosa Point, Penticton BC

We had THE best weekend filming Alex + Craigs wedding at Penderosa Point, near Penticton BC. We find ourselves out in the Okanagan a few times of the year and its one of our favourite places in Canada. Amazing wine, breathtaking scenery and tons to do.

Alex and Craig invited us to stay with them and their guests for the duration of their wedding, so essentially a destination scenario. It meant their guests got used to us being around and by the wedding day we were just part of the scenery. It also meant that we got to toss around a few ideas with Alex and Craig, one of those being that we could include a “mini elopement” as part of their day.

They didn’t want to exchange vows in front of their guests and so they had written letters to each other, and it was through these that they would express their promises for the future. We still recorded those, and they were great moments, but I suggested we bring them along for the portrait session and see if we could include them.

As you can see in the film, this became a focal point for their day. A quick idea, embraced by the couple, turned into a highlight for them. Being away from the attention of all their guests really brought the moment into focus and become just about them, their love for each other and hopes for the future. So if you’re a couple, and a little nervous about saying personal words in front of all your guests, why not try this idea out?

Okanagan Wedding Vendor Shout Outs

Photography (including cover image and video slate) by Royce Sihlis Photography | Planning and Co-ordination by Created Lovely Events | Venue Ponderosa Point | Makeup by Jenny McKinney | Hair by Katie Corneille | Flowers by Classic Creations Floral Design | Transportation provided by Top Cat Tours Sprinter | Catering by BRODO Catering | Live Music by Sally Wallick | DJ’d by DJ Brennan Mann

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