wainwright alberta family and wedding photographer

Traveling Photographer + filmmaker based in Wainwright, Alberta

Hey. I'm Sam //

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“I love to document. Every day. My personal collection is already in the 40k's. Eek! I just love it. I'm excited to be able to do it for you, too.”

Some stuff you need to know about me

I’m obsessed with:

I actually have a degree

asmr

in fine arts

Nothing makes me happier than

My favorite person is

my husband

snuggles with my kids

I started this business

I’m addicted to

kinder buenos

in 2014

My best friend

My perfect hobby

playing family mario kart

my inner monologue, lol!

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“SAM KNEW EVERYTHING THAT WE WANTED AND REALLY CATERED FOR THAT. OUR SPECIAL DAY GOT CAPTURED REALLY WELL AND COULDN'T BE HAPPIER!”

– LEEANN + PAUL

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“WE LOVED SAM! SHE WAS INCREDIBLY FUN, KIND, AND PROFESSIONAL. OUR PHOTOS WERE DELIVERED VERY QUICKLY AND WERE ABSOLUTELY STUNNING! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!”

– JOSINA + OTTY

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“WITHIN SECONDS OF TALKING TO HER ON THE PHONE WE KNEW SHE WAS GOING TO BE EXACTLY WHAT WE HAD HOPED FOR. VERY KIND, PROFESSIONAL AND PASSIONATE ABOUT HER CRAFT. SHE MADE US FEEL CALM WITH THE TIGHT TIMELINE AS SHE WAS READY TO TAKE THE WORK ON WITH SUCH SHORT NOTICE AND IT ALL CAME TOGETHER SO WELL.”

“SAM DID SUCH A PHENOMENAL JOB OF OUR WEDDING PHOTOS! THE PORTRAITS WERE STUNNING, AND SHE BEAUTIFULLY CAPTURED ALL THE FUNNY AND EMOTIONAL MOMENTS OF THE DAY! AND NOT ONLY WERE THE PHOTOS INCREDIBLE, SAM HERSELF WAS SO KIND THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE PROCESS. SHE WAS REALLY CREATIVE AND MADE US FEEL COMFORTABLE, SO IT REALLY EASY FOR US TO BE NATURAL. WOULD ABSOLUTELY RECOMMEND TO ANYONE!”

– JASON + BRIANNA

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– RACHEL + RYAN

“HOLY SMOKES. JOSH AND I JUST WATCHED OUR WEDDING VIDEO TOGETHER AND WE ARE JUST LAYING HERE BAWLING!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR CAPTURING EVERYTHING SO BEAUTIFULLY- WE ARE MORE THAN GRATEFUL YOU WERE THERE!!”

– VERONICA + JOSH

Ready to get started?

YES, LET'S DO THIS

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