All images by Sachin Khona, Vancouver Elopement Photographer


Today was special.

After moving to Canada from the UK, to shoot my first wedding in Vancouver was great. Not only was it my first wedding here but also my first opportunity to document an elopement and also a same sex marriage.

It was a real honour to shoot Rob and Russell’s ceremony in front of their closest friends and family who flew from all over the world to be with them today at Queen Elizabeth Park

Rob and Russell waited 13 years to tie the knot and I’m so glad they chose Vancouver to have the ceremony in and for choosing me to capture their day. It means so much to me.

Queen Elizabeth Park provided a beautiful backdrop for what was an emotional ceremony, and the weather (forecast to rain for the last 5 or so days) did not let us down and provided gorgeous weather with the most amazing light.

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More coming soon!


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  1. Hug shot rocks! also like the hand/rings shot. Awesome work as always Sachin. Glad its going well over there for you :)

  2. Sachin, we can’t thank you enough for your professionalism and ability to make us both feel comfortable during the entire process. Your sincerity of wanting to reflect truly the emotion of our elopement ceremony yet truly capture what the day meant to Russell and myself on a personal and intimate level is what makes you so talented and unique. Rob

  3. Beautiful Job! Your eye for the moment is spectacular! Can’t wait to see the photos!

  4. Sash you are amazing. Thank you for being part of our day and capturing our beautiful moments.

  5. Congratulations boys! Looks like it was a wonderful day. Best wises, Lino Caruso and your friends at StepintoLife Carlton.

  6. Sachin

    I have have had the honour of officiating at many same sex weddings, and you lucked out in having one of the very best for your first. This was a truly joyous event, and you captured it beautifully

    It was a pleasure working with you and I hope to see you again

    Diane Brown: Marriage Commissioner

  7. Pics are brilliant and moving, Sach! Thanks for being there and capturing the moment so well. Hopefully, pics of me won’t be too terrible…. Looking forward to seeing the rest, Hope

  8. Thanks so much for your well wishes and love. It means a lot to both of us. We definitely wish you guys were there too. Loving Europe and feeling so fortunate right now! Love, Rob and @[100001390226323:2048:Russell Drake]

  9. Congratulations Rob and Russell, you both look wonderful! Looks like it was the happiest of days. We miss you at run training and SIL – can’t wait to see the rest of the wedding pictures x Bridie Mackay.


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