Nordica Photography

Barn Wedding Vancouver // Meg & Adam

October 31, 2011

Couple’s often ask us about general ideas and thoughts for their weddings.

And our answer is pretty much always the same. We’re definitely no experts on weddings per se, but we’ve been to a few by now, and there’s one thing we’ve picked up on: The more real you keep it, the better.

Don’t put in a big effort just to be someone you’re not for a day.

Make your wedding who you are instead. Whoever that is. It doesn’t have to cost a lot of money to have a rad wedding, as long as the effort is there and you’re being real to yourself.

We’re not sure whether we actually had this discussion with Meg and Adam, but a wedding doesn’t get more real than theirs.

Adam has worked the main part of his life at the farm where the ceremony was held, he proposed to Meg on a berry field nearby, and they basically live inside the reception barn. Well, they don’t, but very close.

Meg and Adam knew exactly what kind of wedding they wanted. They made it their own and it’s pretty safe to say that every single person in that barn had one helluva good night. Mason jars and all.

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Meg and Adam’s barn wedding was featured on Rock My WeddingSash and Satin Weddings and Vintage Honeymoon (Swedish).

Vendors for Meg and Adam’s wedding on Pinterest.

By Cole & Jakob  

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  1. jsa

    you guys are ridiculous. in a good way.

  2. Jenny

    Really freakin' awesome!

  3. Casey

    I like what you wrote about "being real." I say that to others too. Sometimes I wonder what a wedding would be like if there was no wedding dress, no tuxedo, and no fancy venue. Just family, friends, and the couple. I'd imagine people would be their most genuine selves.

  4. Elissa

    Oh my goodness, your work is always always amazing.

  5. Emily Porter

    this whole post = win. amazing set, as always!

  6. Zosia

    That shot of the blurred lights through the cracked and splintered wood? Just amazing! Love your work :)

  7. Jonny

    This couple looks like so much fun, you did a great job capturing that!

  8. michele bowman

    i love everything about this wedding. so much emotion and so much love. you guys always make me smile.

  9. PJ Photos

    again ;-)))

  10. alyda

    I actually shook my head a few times while looking at this wedding. simply amazing. so real & fun.

  11. Girish

    Absolutely fantastic. What a beautiful coverage of a wedding. I specially like the indoor pictures from the couple shoot inside the barn to the end. Very nice way of the party is on :) Great work.

  12. Mike

    Freaking-fantastic, as always. Awesome work guys.

  13. Caroline

    You guys are insane. The gun shot shot?? Spectacular. Your bridal party group shots? Brilliant. I love you.

  14. Chelsey

    This is such a great wedding. I really enjoyed looking through it. Especially love the shot of the bride showing off her ring. Such a cool perspective on that!

  15. ed peers

    Brilliant guys. I like what you see...

  16. Stephen Rotondo

    Woah! Great set! And that guy has a gun. Honestly though, from the getting ready stuff through to the dancing, you've got it all.

  17. Mary Sylvia

    I've always looked forward to your blog posts, and this one delivered as always, amazing work.

  18. PARAISOSARTIFICIALES

    Great places. Great couple. Great story. Hugs from Spain.

  19. craig + Kate

    This is so radical! I slap myself every time i look at your weddings.

  20. Natalie

    Wow! Such a stunning location and the moments you've captured are fantastic!

  21. James

    A really tight set of images! And the groom had a pop gun as well, never seen that before!

  22. James Murphy

    Nice portraits!

  23. Zach Anderson

    I mean the shotgun images......epic.

  24. Steve Koo

    This is fantastic work all the way through. Nice job!

  25. J Shoda

    What an awesome wedding. You guys nailed it.

  26. jeff marsh

    really really good

  27. rog

    Good glory foreheads. so good.

  28. Jesse Pafundi

    Nailed it. You guys rock.

  29. todd

    groom standing on table.. yessss! awesome fotografs dudes :)

  30. Eliza

    Totally. Bloody. Amazing. I could look at this wedding all day long, it's pure art. The two gun shots? That alone, total genius. If I ever get married again, I'm hiring you.

  31. Kat Braman

    get the heck out of here! the groom with the shotgun is so money

  32. Reimund Trost

    Another homerun boys. So beautifully captured.

  33. Fotograf Lublin

    So beautiful.

  34. fer juaristi

    dudes, this set has it all! Love it!

  35. Brian Furbush

    These shots are absolutely incredible guys - amazing wedding and beautifully captured. Their love for each other really shines through.

  36. otto schulze

    absolutely brilliant! it's been to long since i've been here. well done yo!!!

  37. Kelly Tunney

    You guys are good, so damn good!!

  38. Andreas

    Brilliant guys! Love the way you see things! You really picked up the spirit of the day/the couple and then added it to their portraits as well. Well done!

  39. Ovidiu

    Love the style. Simple, clean images. Congrats. PS. Love the shotgun. Nice additions to the flowers and other wedding decorations :)

  40. Wedding Photographer

    Beautiful work....Just found your work today...

  41. Jakub Majewski

    Congratulations for Meg & Adam and for you guys o'course. Awesome wedding!

  42. Jenny Drakenlind

    A really awesome wedding, a lovely couple and a gorgeous location makes just an amazing day! Love it!!! :-)

  43. Peter Györffy

    Wonderful. Awesome photos.

  44. Pobke

    Hell. To. The. YES!!!!!!!!!!!! you guys are fricking amazing, you know that? I sincerely hope you know that. And if you don't know that, NOW YOU DO! :) Seriously amazing stuff. That bridal party series is HILARIOUS. :)

  45. Paul Krol

    It was an enjoyable experience for me viewing this wedding via your eyes.

  46. gee

    nice dudes!!!! really love your colors!!!! awesome!!!!

  47. James

    I could spend hours looking at these images! So many great shots!

  48. Alyssa Schroeder

    One of my favourites by you guys. Love all the moments you catch.

  49. farhad samari

    Rock tha house!!! If you guys are ever in LA, beers on me.

  50. Justin

    Such a nice wedding. Love the group shots very much!

  51. Meghan & Adam: A Beautiful Barn Wedding | The Blog by Fairy Godmother Weddings

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  52. Javier Abad

    Nice compositions and momets. A wonderful wedding!!

  53. lacey loewen

    Where is this venue! I have been searching for a barn setting venue for my wedding. This one is gorgeous! You take amazing photos!!!! Look forward to hearing from you.

  54. Rachel

    Incredible! Amazing shots. I'd also LOVE to know contact information for this venue. It's perfect! Look forward to hearing from you

  55. Jim & Alice

    Such lovely shots especially the one of the happy couple in the fields.

  56. Michelle

    I would love to know more about the venue..is it available for rent? Please email me to let me know!

  57. Lindsay

    I love this venue, it is absolutely gorgeous! Please let me know it is is available for rent as well, I have been searching for something like this!!

  58. Cathy

    Love your compositions and also your detail shots! Amazing work.

  59. Angee

    Unbelievable. A couple of the photo's choked me up, had to wipe a tear or two. Such beautiful work!

  60. Brian Carr

    Really nice work guys, love it

  61. Jun

    This whole website is crazy. Amazingly crazy, like a good ice cream cake.

  62. Ellizabeth Begalka

    so beautiful! I'd love to know where the location is and if its available for rent! It looks perfect!! would you be able to email me and let me know? thanks!

  63. Kayley

    Where is this wedding?! I am seriously in love with this location!

  64. Tara Murray

    Where is this wedding?

  65. Cole & Jakob

    Please email us if you have questions about the venue. Cheers. /C&J

  66. Hunter

    Hi I am very interested in this barn venue please email back asap thanks.

  67. cheryl

    I am currently looking for a barn wedding - where is this location?

  68. Melissa

    You wedding was amazingly beautiful....where oh where was your wedding! Please say pemberton bc Canada!

  69. Bartlett Pair Photography

    Those kilts are awesome!

  70. Valerie

    Is this location available for other weddings? Would love some info on this!! Gorgeous wedding!! Thanks!

  71. Mary - Wedding Photographer

    Fantastic coverage! Really like the authentic way in which you have captured their wedding.

  72. jenny

    where is this location???

  73. Megan S

    Would love any information on this location? Thanks in advance.

  74. Linnaea

    Those photos are amazing. Could you please send me the contact information for this location/venue. It is so beautiful.

  75. Dewan Demmer

    These Photos a brilliant. The whole day looks like it was fantastic. Excellent images.

  76. Jozef Povazan

    Great low light shots guys - love your rear sync dance party fun ;)

  77. Brenda

    Dreamy wedding and photos! Like everyone else, would love to know the venue details if you could email me back? Thanks!

  78. kate

    Hi I would love to know where this venue is, is it a personal farm or do they do weddings on a regular basis. thanks so much for your help! looks amazing

  79. Sky Gibson

    Beautiful wedding and so well captured. Love the soft pastel look.

  80. roland

    wow, impressive! very nice!

  81. Keith

    To repeat previous comments but is this barn available for rent? I love your work....so creative

  82. Kate

    Hello! I am wondering where the barn wedding took place that you shot? I am currently looking for a rustic or pastoral sort of location for my own wedding. Thanks in advance! Kate

  83. Ashley Moore

    Is this location available for other weddings? Would love some info on this!! Gorgeous wedding!! Thanks!

  84. Mel

    Hi there! I'm really interested in the barn wedding venue of the wedding on your website. Are you able to give me some information about it? Thanks Mel

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  86. Tyler

    Love seeing all the work you guys do on weddings! Another awesome job! Btw, too bad Emma's wasn't open they have delicious ice cream!

  87. Bailey

    Love the whole feel of this! Would to know the location if you could email it to me :)

  88. Ris

    Gorgeous! Would love to know the barn venue details if you could be kind enough to send them! Thank you!

  89. Jody

    Hey there! First off this is one of the most beautiful wedding I have ever seen captured through a lens. Can you please provide me with some details on the venue? I am getting married next summer and this looks perfect! Thanks so much and congrats Jody

  90. Abbie

    gorgeous, love the venue

  91. Mikayla

    Would also love details on the venue.

  92. Jacquie

    Absolutely gorgeous! My sister is getting married and this is exactly what she has in mind - venue details please?!

  93. Roland

    Hi, you are doing your own thing - I like it!

  94. Amy

    Hi! Could you please tell me where this venue is? It would help me out so much! Thank you :)

  95. Camille

    Hi please let me know where the venue is and if it is available?

  96. Laury Kristensen

    Yes very beautiful! I am new to hosting weddings in my barn, so enjoy these posts - filled with ideas!

  97. KC

    Hi there. This is so beautiful! Is it possible to get the venue info? Thanks!

  98. Cary

    Hi there, i was wondering if you could tell me where this venue is? Beautiful

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