Jackie LaRouche Photography

Lakeside Canmore Elopement

Mexican-Indian Elopement in Canmore at Quarry Lake Park in the Mountains

In the heart of the Canadian Rockies, amidst the rugged beauty of Canmore, Aalia and Mario embarked on an intimate journey to seal their love. Their desire for a no-fuss elopement led them to the serene landscapes of Quarry Lake, Rundle Forebay, and Gap Lake, where they exchanged vows surrounded by nature’s grandeur. As their elopement photographer, I had the privilege of capturing the raw emotion and undeniable romance of their special day.

Aalia and Mario’s story is one of simplicity and authenticity. They opted for a civil ceremony in Calgary, followed by a scenic escape to Canmore for their elopement photos. With no elaborate plans or extravagant details, their focus was solely on each other and the breathtaking backdrop of the Rockies.

Two people walking along a pathway at the base of the mountains overlooking a lake

At Gap Lake, surrounded by towering cliffs and rugged terrain, Aalia and Mario embraced the untamed allure of the wilderness, marking the beginning of their new chapter together. Moving on to Rundle Forebay, amidst rust-coloured rocks and lush greenery, they shared stolen moments of tenderness and joy, their connection painting a picture of love and happiness. Finally, at Quarry Lake, with its tranquil waters and panoramic views, they stood hand in hand against the backdrop of towering mountains, the misty air adding an ethereal quality to the atmosphere. 

As the day drew to a close, we parted ways in downtown Canmore, the memories of their intimate elopement etched in the breathtaking landscapes of the Canadian Rockies.

In the end, Aalia and Mario’s elopement wasn’t just about capturing beautiful photographs; it was about documenting the beginning of a love story that will undoubtedly stand the test of time. And as their photographer, I couldn’t be more grateful to have been a part of their unforgettable adventure amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Canadian Rockies.