I had the opportunity to capture a newly engaged couple who had the vision of doing a WWII engagement photoshoot. Here’s where their inspiration came from: “Brendan’s grandfather fought in WWII on the largest Canadian battle cruiser, the HMCS Uganda. His interest in history started when his grandfather shared his own pictures and diary of WWII, who was away and missed the birth of his only child, a daughter. Together these two were inspired by family to re-create life & love during the war as a fun way to celebrate their engagement.” While the rain poured down we created a bunker in a loft of an old antique shop and brought everything to life with many of his grandfather’s war memorabilia pieces and a 1940s parachute.
Makeup artist: Envouter Makeup Design
Hair stylist: Vanessa Lang
Dress designer: Happy Yellow Dress
Heirlooms & extras: Hopscotch memories, Museum of Flight
Set assistant: Katee Anne Photography
Equipment rentals: Country Lane Antiques, The Costume Bank