Calgary Wedding Videographer & Photographer

Welcome to Mark Wikkerink Cinema | Stills

I am now located in the United States! If you would like to visit my new site, please go to http://whitepaperweddings.com

Be Blessed, Mark

Posts Tagged 'wedding'

February 14, 2013

The wedding took place in Genoa Bay, BC, at Bird’s Eye Cove Farm.  This was a new location for me, but when I visited in March, I was astounded!  They feature an traditional hand cut timber frame facility, known as ‘The Barn’, which is set on a large farm overlooking a harbour!

filed under: Cinema, Destination, Wedding

Out of all of the couples I have ever worked with, this one is at or near the top of the pile in terms of how long we have known each other! The groom, Joel, and I grew up together on beautiful Vancouver Island, in Duncan.  We grew up camping at Rathtrevor Park and getting into trouble (stargazing on the beach is fun, but it is wise to tell your parents where you are going hehe), hiking (the Nootka trail was my favourite trail by far), and drinking beer and chatting in the hot tub.  Joel even helped me out with some college homework when I thought I would like to be a computer science major!  (that didn’t last long for me, but have a look at Joel’s website (http://www.zineer.com) for converting photos/videos to digital, as well as websites and more!

Joel and Danielle are both creative, so I knew their wedding would include a lot of creative components.  Joel LOVES orange, so you may notice a touch of orange or two in this video:)

The wedding took place in Genoa Bay, BC, at Bird’s Eye Cove Farm.  This was a new location for me, but when I visited in March, I was astounded!  They feature a traditional hand cut timber frame facility, known as ‘The Barn’, which is set on a large farm overlooking a harbour! Gorgeous!

I hope you enjoy this video, as I really enjoyed creating it, and I think it turned out really well!  I look forward to going home to the island every time, and I look forward to spending more time with Joel & Danielle!

If you are so inclined, you can also view their engagement short film here.

Be blessed,

Mark

Joel & Danielle Creative Short Film from Mark Wikkerink Cinema | Stills on Vimeo.

A short film, shot, produced, and imagined by Mark Wikkerink of Mark Wikkerink Cinema | Stills (http://www.markwikkerink.com).

Wedding ceremony and reception to place at Bird’s Eye Cove Farm (http://www.birdseyecovefarm.com) in Genoa Bay, British Columbia.

Music graciously provided by SongFreedom – THE BEST music licensing service out there! (http://www.songfreedom.com)

Copyright 2012 Mark Wikkerink Cinema | Stills

September 17, 2012

Nicole and Brad first contacted me in June of 2011, and when we meet at the showroom for a consultation, I knew the wedding was going to be great! Nicole was very friendly and outgoing, and as she was telling me her plans for the big day her smile was gleaming!

filed under: Cinema, Destination, Wedding

Nicole and Brad first contacted me in June of 2011, and when we meet at the showroom for a consultation, I knew the wedding was going to be great!  Nicole was very friendly and outgoing, and as she was telling me her plans for the big day her smile was gleaming!

The wedding took place in June of this year, at the beautiful St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino in Cranbrook, BC.  I had never been to Cranbrook before, but I was seriously impressed with the venue they had chosen!  The staff were always friendly and helpful, the food was amazing, and the new pavilion  was sensational!  It is newly built specifically for hosting weddings, and has gorgeous lighting, great seating, and is simply a great place to have a party!

Below is the video we created for Brad & Nicole as we spent the day shooting with them.  It was a very fun weekend (we arrived on Friday night and stayed until Sunday morning), and we hope to be able to go back again someday!

Be Blessed,

Mark

Brad & Nicole Wedding Creative from Mark Wikkerink Cinema | Stills on Vimeo.

September 12, 2012

Kevin and Katie are both teachers, and both have such kind hearts. I couldn’t have imagined better or more deserving people to have won the contest, and they were a real pleasure to work with!

This past spring, Kevin and Katie were introduced to me by an unconventional means. They didn’t find me on Google, they didn’t find me on Facebook, nor did they find me on Wedding Obsession.  They did find me by winning a contest!

Kevin and Katie were the lucky winners of WeddingsInAlberta.com’s  wedding contest!  They actually WON a free wedding collection, and they were ecstatic when they found out they won!

Kevin and Katie are both teachers, and both have such kind hearts.  I couldn’t have imagined better or more deserving people to have won the contest, and they were a real pleasure to work with!

The wedding was held on a Wednesday (cool, eh?), at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. The setting was more than beautiful, and I had a great time that day!

Below are some images from the wedding day, I hope that you enjoy they as much as the couple did – I think that they turned out really well, and I love the classic looks of the B&W images!

Be blessed,

Mark

4H0C3162.jpg
4H0C3170.jpg
4H0C3182.jpg
4H0C3251.jpg
4H0C3257.jpg
4H0C3259.jpg
4H0C3285.jpg
4H0C3321.jpg
4H0C3359.jpg
4H0C3377.jpg
4H0C3381.jpg
4H0C3440.jpg
4H0C3454.jpg
4H0C3461.jpg
4H0C3515.jpg
4H0C3738.jpg
4H0C3741.jpg
4H0C3760.jpg
4H0C3767.jpg
4H0C3772.jpg
4H0C3777.jpg
4H0C3789.jpg
4H0C3795.jpg
4H0C3801.jpg
4H0C3807.jpg
4H0C3808.jpg
4H0C3810.jpg
4H0C3811.jpg
4H0C3820.jpg
4H0C3824.jpg
4H0C3832.jpg
4H0C3839.jpg
4H0C3848.jpg
4H0C3881.jpg
4H0C3890.jpg
4H0C3904.jpg
4H0C3909.jpg
4H0C3914.jpg
4H0C3927.jpg
4H0C4002.jpg
4H0C4006.jpg
4H0C4012.jpg
4H0C4019.jpg
4H0C4027.jpg
4H0C4033.jpg
4H0C4048.jpg
4H0C4050.jpg
4H0C4053.jpg
4H0C4063.jpg
4H0C4073.jpg
4H0C4075.jpg
4H0C4079.jpg
4H0C4088.jpg
4H0C4092.jpg
4H0C4099.jpg
4H0C4176.jpg
4H0C4189.jpg
4H0C4199.jpg
4H0C4201.jpg
4H0C8889.jpg
4H0C8896.jpg
4H0C8908.jpg

June 28, 2012
I know it’s been a LONG time since I have posted an update on my site, and I feel bad!  I have been pretty busy lately trying to get everything organized and up to date for this summer!  Speaking of  which, it...
filed under: Resouces, Stills, Wedding

I know it’s been a LONG time since I have posted an update on my site, and I feel bad!  I have been pretty busy lately trying to get everything organized and up to date for this summer!  Speaking of  which, it is going to be a very busy summer for me, as we have weddings booked nearly every weekend for both Cinema | Stills! It’s very exciting, and I am so glad that I will have the opportunities to work  with so many great couples!

Another new thing for this year is going to be that I will be offering new and different albums!  I have signed  on with Queensberry (an album company  based in New Zealand!), and I will be offering a small smattering of their amazing products!  They offer high quality albums, and I can’t wait to see what we can create with some  of our clients this year!

Below you will find images from the album I designed for Alessandro & Laura‘s wedding last summer. I think it turned out very well, and I KNOW that they are very happy with the outcome! It was a great wedding, and I felt very blessed to be a part of it!

Be Blessed,

Mark

April 17, 2012

Below are the results of that day, and the first steps in what I think are the right direction.

Remember this post, entitled “Today”?

That post wasn’t just about me and my feelings, it was about starting a new way of shooting and the next step towards my goal in both business and personal life.

That day was Isaiah & Meaghan’s wedding day, and I wrote it a few hours before the day started.  It was an amazing day with a truly amazing couple.  There really is no other words that I can use to describe them, as I can’t really put into words how I feel about these two.  Sometimes less is more I guess.

Below are the results of that day, and the first steps in what I think are the right direction.

I hope you enjoy, and I look forward to seeing what the next steps are!

Be blessed,

Mark

Isaiah & Meaghan – Cinema | Stills from Mark Wikkerink Cinema | Stills on Vimeo.