A B O U T U S :
P A U L D U P U I S
Paul, raised in the Bow Valley, spent his childhood exploring the mountains he calls home. When Paul was not outside riding his bike or skiing, he was often tucked away in his bedroom exploring his parents’ vast music collection. As Paul grew older, his ear and taste for music became apparent, most notably with his expanding knowledge in almost every genre. He started DJ’ing at his friends’ parties and social events, which eventually led to him taking the decks at night clubs. With growing success and passion, Paul decided to take mixing to the next level and formed the DJ group “Night Oowls” with his best friend, Russell Kennedy. The word spread quickly and the duo became the talk of the town throughout the Bow Valley. What stands Paul out from other DJ’s is his incomparable ability to read a crowd and bring it to life. From the swinging ‘60’s to the hippest of modern electronic, Paul’s selection is guaranteed to keep your guest dancing and help you fall in love all over again.
Being born and raised in Canmore, Alberta is a privilege afforded by few, but Chloe is one of the lucky ones. From a young age, Chloe has always had an impeccable eye and devotion to photography. In combination, Chloe’s passion for the outdoors has pushed her to step foot in unimaginable places, where she has been able to capture breathtaking photos showcased by many local businesses. Chloe’s precise skill set led us to know she was the perfect fit to join the Black and White team. Chloe’s lifetime in Canmore and exploring nearly every corner of the Bow Valley grants her a distinctive edge when it comes to choosing the perfect destinations for engagement or wedding day photos. When Chloe does not have a camera in hand, she is either teaching a barre class to locals and even bridal parties at Wildheart, summiting new peaks or camping in the backcountry to explore the vast, new wilderness. Chloe’s loving personality and photography talents will allow you to enjoy every minute of your day and be left with a lifetime of memories to share with generations to come.
R U S S E L L K E N NE D Y
Having been born and raised in beautiful Lake Tahoe California, it is no surprise that Russell has a passion for outdoors and appreciation for awe-inspiring landscapes. Upon graduating high school, Russell moved to the Bow Valley to pursue his dream of becoming an Olympic cross country ski racer. In conjunction with his growth in the sport, Russell was captivated by his backdrops. In between intense training sessions, Russell spent all his time fine-tuning his photography skills, as he captured the landscape that surrounded him. Russell has centred himself as one of the Bow Valley’s most diverse and idiosyncratic photographer working for companies such as Stoneheim, Buff, and Cross Country Canada. Along with his commercial work, Russell has committed himself to another photographic passion; showcasing love in the mountains. With countless weddings under his belt, Russell has developed an unparalleled eye for detail, which allows the photographs to showcase the individuality of each couple. Russell’s passion for capturing the perfect day will leave you with a lifetime of beautiful memories that you and your partner will cherish forever.