Darren + Rachel // Destination Wedding // Waterton, Alberta

A cabin on the southern tip of Alberta, just big enough to fit the closest of friends and family.

A skyline jagged with the roaring tips of the Rocky Mountains.

A blazing sun rhythmically beating its fiery drum.

 

And these two miraculous humans, pumping their rippling love into the dancing universe.

 

It was palpable.

It was true.

And it was their own.

 

Darren and Rachel are some of the kindest, fullest and spiritually rich people I know.

And this wedding spoke to exactly that.

 

Breathe it in.

I know I did.

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Wedding Planner: MB&COMPANY   |   Venue: Payne Lake Lodge   |   Music: Joel Chrichton   |   Dress: David’s Bridal

  • July 2, 2014 - 9:42 pm

    Kathy - Thank you so much for sharing your amazing day and we wish you both the most amazing life together xox
    These photos made us feel part of your special day and it was so true to who you both are as individuals and a couple deeply in love. Such a special time and just the beginning of many life adventures. Love to you both.
    Kathy and GordReplyCancel

  • July 3, 2014 - 1:03 am

    Aunt Sharon - What a gift to witness the joining of two souls as you celebrate your marriage, union and commitment to each other. Mat has captured so many magical moments and congratulations dearest Rachel and Darren on your wedding day and thank you Mat! It is obvious the hard work and many personal touches of magic that were woven into the celebrations from start to finish. I was with you in spirit on the day and it is very touching to view these images and to know of the joy shared. You both look so happy and ever beautiful in your grace. Much love and joy to you both and it is very sweet to know of your Alberta/Waterton ‘special place’. Enjoy the adventures that unfold for you every day and every year shared. Much love always xoReplyCancel

  • July 6, 2014 - 11:11 am

    hashtag highlights | yegwed - […] our favourite photo this week is this one, from Rachel & Darren’s mountain wedding planned by edmonton’s MB & Company and photographed by Mat Simpson. the whole wedding is […]ReplyCancel

  • July 7, 2014 - 9:10 am

    Uncle Jim & Aunt Tonia - Our sincere thanks for sharing these wonderful photos. Mat did an amazing job of capturing the joy and happiness expressed by you both. Our thoughts were with you as you celebrated such a magical day. What a beautiful location that speaks to the heart of you both. Wishing you much love, joy and adventure as you look ahead to sharing each day together. Enjoy, much love and hugs always XXXXReplyCancel

  • August 27, 2014 - 8:50 pm

    Samantha - Hi! I’m looking into Waterton as a possible wedding destination and stumbled across these…..absolutely STUNNING photos! It’s almost as if what I was planning in my head was captured. I’m looking to do something really small/intimate. Is there any information you can give me on this cabin, where the ceremony took place and the gorgeous picnic afterwards?

    Thanks!ReplyCancel

    • August 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm

      Mat Simpson - Hey Samantha!
      Information on the cabin can be found here: http://paynelakelodge.com
      The Ceremony took place in a clearing about 100 metres from the cabin and the picnic took place at a little gem of a bridge we stumbled upon when taking photos in Waterton park.
      Let me know if you’re still looking for a photographer! I LOVE Waterton and intimate weddings!
      Feel free to toss me an email with any more questions you may have!ReplyCancel

  • August 3, 2016 - 4:11 pm

    Trinity - Hey,

    I just stumbled upon these photos looking for a wedding venue around Payne lake! These wedding photos are an inspiration. Just wondering where the waterfall was and how long of a hike was it?

    Beautiful photos!

    Thank you for your time,
    TrinityReplyCancel

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