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LGBTQ2S Engagement Photos Vancouver

LGBTQ2S Engagement Photos Vancouver

Bonnie (She/Her) and Vee (They/Them) found me online - thank you internet! - and I was instantly drawn in by their personal stories and what they pictured for their wedding celebration next May. Vee described the feel and theme of their celebration as, "a non-binary...

LGBTQ+ Lesbian Wedding Photographer Vancouver

LGBTQ+ Lesbian Wedding Photographer Vancouver

I met these two at the Union Wedding Show last year. The Union Wedding Show brings together a talented community of West Coast wedding vendors who identify as LGBTQ+ or supportive allies. It's a safe space for all couples to connect with potential vendors! These two...

Elope With Us Wedding at Hycroft Manor

Elope With Us Wedding at Hycroft Manor

Jackie + Lisa have the most infectious personalities - nothing but laughs and love in both their eyes for each other. I instantly felt connected to them and so welcome by everyone! The amazing Elope With Us team took over the event and created a beautiful atmosphere...

Furry Creek Wedding Photographer – Sarah + David

Sarah + David were one of the couples of 2020 who had to navigate COVID and make changes to the number of people that could ultimately attend. Through times of uncertainty they were able to still celebrate an intimate wedding ceremony overlooking a beautiful view at...

The Polygon Gallery Wedding with Elope With Us

The Polygon Gallery Wedding with Elope With Us

Antoinette and Charldan celebrated a micro wedding at The Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver. Elope With Us took care of all of the planning and logistics of the event - Michelle and Lisa created a beautiful atmosphere for this little elopement and made sure everyone...

Cree Wedding Traditions at The Teahouse Vancouver

Cree Wedding Traditions at The Teahouse Vancouver

Jamie and Joel celebrated a micro wedding ceremony on the piece of land originally known as, X̱wáýx̱way (pronounced “Whoi Whoi”). Before the colonization of Europeans, the area now known as Stanley Park was home to many indegenous folx, belonging to the Squamish,...

QE Park – Schmidt Family

QE Park – Schmidt Family

Thank you for taking the time to browse through this family session! To see more family portrait work, click HERE! Follow me on instagram at @johnbello.ca. 

LGBTQ Family Photographer – Frank, Jason + Nik

LGBTQ Family Photographer – Frank, Jason + Nik

The road to equal rights for queer people in Canada has been an upward battle over the past few decades. It was only in 2005 that Canada officially recognized LGBTQ marriage. With that in mind, it’s really special for me to see first hand, queer folx choosing the path...

Leung Family Portrait at Pacific Spirit Regional Park

Leung Family Portrait at Pacific Spirit Regional Park

I met Cynthia and Ivan in 2014 as I celebrated with them at their beautiful Brix & Mortar wedding! https://johnbello.ca/vancouver-wedding-photographer-brix-restaurant-wedding/ It was SO great to see them again, happy and healthy, and with a now 3 year old...