Jackie LaRouche Photography

Author: hellojackie

Joelle + Shawn’s Engagement in Kananskis Country

When Joelle and Shawn contacted me to arrange their session, I knew right away that we should host their engagement in Kananskis Country at the beautiful Wedge Pond. With stunning and awe-inspiring big-mountain views, and a reflection that is one of the best in the area, I knew they wouldn’t son forget this morning spent […]

Hayley + Hessel’s Kananaskis Engagement Session

When my alarm went off at 2:15 am for Hayley and Hessel’s Kananaskis sunrise photoshoot, I wasn’t sluggish. Today was going to be an epic day! After a quick coffee and some toast, we were off to the trailhead for Smutwood in Kananaskis Country (or Peter Lougheed Provincial Park). The washboard road was pretty bad […]

Marianne + Talal’s Lake Minnewanka Engagement

A beautiful, calm morning sunrise engagement session in Banff National Park at Lake Minnewanka.

Finding Your Dream Dress… For Less!

The good news is that there are plenty of ways to save cash buying your dream dress so you don’t jet off into your future together toting a trunk full of debt behind you. With a little (or a lot) of hunting and patience, you can find THE dress that makes you weak in the knees without maxing your budget.

A Hidden Gem for Eloping in the Rockies

Kananaskis offers access to the Canadian Rockies eastern peaks and some absolutely stunning vistas. There are so many amazing hidden gem locations to host an elopement, it’s hard to keep up!

Steph + Robbie’s Banff Elopement

Steph and Robbie are a sweet couple from Banff, Alberta who’s original wedding plans got squashed, so they decided to host a beautiful Banff elopement instead! Join me as I reminisce on this beautiful Banff elopement with two locals whose love outshone the late afternoon sunshine.

Switch to an Elopement!

During such a trying time, it can be hard for couples to watch their wedding plans fade away. Instead of abolishing your wedding completely, moving toward an elopement may be the right choice for couples who still want to move forward with their ‘I do’.

Planning Your Elopement Experience

Although planning your elopement experience is far less work than a full wedding, there are still many elements that need to be put into place before your dream elopement day arrives! Click through to read my quick guide on planning your elopement experience.

Andre + Nadia’s Kananaskis Waterfall Engagement

Andre proposed to Nadia at Elbow Falls in Kananaskis Country, Alberta.

Airat + Natalie’s Hoodoos Elopement in Banff

A quaint Banff National Park elopement session at the Hoodoos Trail.