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Win a Photo Session With
Denise Lin Photography!

August 1st, 2011 by Jeannine

Denise Lin Photography

Hi Vancity Bride readers! I’m so excited to let you know that I’m having ANOTHER photo session giveaway! I thought you’d like that, especially since there was a really good response from the last one :)  This time it’s with Denise Lin Photography! Another thing that’s different about this contest is that the prize includes makeup AND hair styling by Bre Teranishi… so the lucky lady will look HOT for the photoshoot!

First let me tell you about Denise and Bre… Denise specializes in wedding and lifestyle photography and loves getting to know her clients to better capture the strong connection that the couple shares. Bre is a Vancouver Film School grad, a MAC artist by day and freelance makeup artist and hairstylist… every other time! Her specialty, she says, is making your skin look gorgeous!

The Prize

  • 1.5 hour engagement or couple’s session at the venue of your choice
    (Denise says: “Themed shoots are encouraged, let’s have some fun!”)
  • 20 edited high resolution images
  • Online gallery of photos
  • Mobile makeup application and hair styling for the shoot by Bre Teranishi

Total prize package is worth $725

How To Enter

There are 3 ways to enter:

Contest Rules and Conditions

  • You must be a Metro Vancouver resident to enter.
  • The shoot must take place in the Metro Vancouver area within 30 days of winning the prize.
  • Each person can only have a maximum of 3 entries. For blog entries, you must provide a valid email address, and for Facebook entries, I must be able to send you a message if you win.
  • The contest will run for one week from August 1st to August 7th. Entries will be accepted until midnight on August 7th.
  • The winner will be drawn randomly on August 8th and will be announced on my blog, Twitter, and Facebook page.
  • I will contact the winner, if I don’t get a response within 48 hours, a new winner will be randomly drawn.
  • All parties must mutually agree on place and time for hair/makeup application and photoshoot to take place.
  • There will be no prize substitutions and it cannot be redeemed for cash. If the winner chooses to forfeit the prize, no compensation will be given.

And the winner is…


Joanne won by commenting on this blog post. I’m really looking forward to seeing your photoshoot :) Should be great! Enjoy!!!

The draw was done using Random.org.

All engagement photos courtesy Denise Lin Photography
Other photos provided by Bre Teranishi
Bride in veil photo courtesy Patrick Leung

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  • August 1st, 2011 at 10:05 am
    ;ennifer Penner says:

    I would soooo love to win this photoshoot!! Theme wise, we would probably do an engagement or family session featuring some awesome older cars, or something! My fiance and two year old son Both looove cars lol, and mommy doesn’t mind them either!

  • August 1st, 2011 at 5:45 pm
    Tasha nagy says:

    You capture beauty so unique to your own style. Beautiful pictures that tell a story:) Nice work!!

  • August 1st, 2011 at 9:07 pm
    Samantha Jones says:

    our wedding day is now in less than 2 months.. this would be a great gift to ourselves!!! and great photos to display at our wedding.

  • August 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 pm
    Queenie says:

    I’d love to win this photo session! My fiance and I love to hang out in parks. I think a picnic theme would be perfect for us!

  • August 2nd, 2011 at 7:40 pm
    Jen says:

    I’d love to have the shoot in Steveston! We both love the water and there are some great places in Steveston. A backdrop of Steveston’s gorgeous water and mountain views would be perfect :)

  • August 3rd, 2011 at 8:34 am
    Jane says:

    Hey Denise and Bre!! Gary and I is approaching our one year anniversay this coming September! It would be very exciting to win this photo session for our one year annniversary!! We love going to parks and beaches. Two of the most regretful places that we haven’t had a chance to take for our engagement photos are Whytecliff park and Buntzen lake! We would love to have with locations for the photoshoot! Apart from that, right now where we are living ….in Coquitlam, our whole complex is inspired by the whistler village. It is a very nice area to take photos here too! Also we have beautiful large community park close to us! Hope to hear from you both soon.. :)

  • August 3rd, 2011 at 9:31 am
    Melody says:

    I’d love to win the engagement photo shoot!!!~ My fiance proposed to me at the airport with a ring pop, and I’ve been wanting to do a photo-shoot at the airport since, because I don’t have any photos of that day for me to re-live that memory. I’ve never seen many engagement shoots done at the airport when I was browsing through photographer’s blogs, so I think it’ll be quite a unique location!

  • August 3rd, 2011 at 5:41 pm
    Meagen says:

    I would love to win this photo shoot! It is our one year anniversary on August 21 and it would be a great gift. Not only that, we are pregnant and I will be showing in a few months so it would be very awesome to get some pictures with my baby to be bump.

    Very nice pictures as well by the way :)

  • August 3rd, 2011 at 6:51 pm
    Kristine Janovich says:

    Just engaged to the love of my life, and almost two years to wait until the wedding. BOO! This would be so much fun! (Especially the hair and make-up!! Fun!!) We’re pretty goofy, so this could be really fun!

  • August 3rd, 2011 at 9:47 pm
    Saralyn Nickerson says:

    I would love to win this photo shoot! My fiancé and I are getting married in Cuba in December and haven’t done engagement pictures. I think it would be really neat to create some Cuban flare in our pictures as a theme that then is carried through the entire wedding!

  • August 4th, 2011 at 12:20 am
    Lorri Marsh says:

    What a great contest! Very cool idea :) Here’s my engagement story! While my fiance Kev was getting my ring sized he was out for dinner asking my dad for permission when his car got broken into!!! But after that it was all up hill! Pretty much the most romantic story, EVER!!! He took me to Whistler (where we met over 5 years ago) on a private sleigh ride through the snowy mountains, then 1/2 way on the ride we stopped off at this little cabin where we went in and had hot chocolate by a wood burning fire Then the Aussie chick (who was so cool) driving the sleigh said she had to go and “check on Cheif – the horse” so she left us all alone in the cabin. And then Kev professed his love for me and got down on his knee and popped the big q! After that he took me for my absolute favorite (a 3 course fondue dinner) and then to top off the best night, ever… he whisked me off to the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and he had the room all decorated with rose petals and candles The next day we went for an hour long couples massage and enjoyed the day so much! Finally (to end our most fabulous weekend EVER), we went to my parents house for an engagement party QUITE the sweetie I have got! I am so in love!!!

    We have yet to do an engagement photo shoot so I think it would be a lot of fun :)

  • August 4th, 2011 at 2:37 am
    Megan Vanden Bosch says:

    I would be giddy to win an engagement shoot! My wedding is next August and we’re starting to think about save the dates, only I have no fantastic photos of the two of us that I want to send out to 150 people…

  • August 4th, 2011 at 7:39 am
    Robin Canete says:

    Hi Denise & Jeanine! Our wedding is next august, and we are getting away to a natural hidden paradise on Vancouver Island to tie the knot! Since it’s a destination wedding, we want to have our e-session local so we can have some photos in our most favorite city in the world….Our theme for our wedding is wildflowers (since he put one in my hair and got down on one knee). For our e-session, we want to grab our guitars, shine up our old VW, and head out to have a picnic! I hope I win!

  • August 4th, 2011 at 8:13 am
    Kelly Swanson says:

    It’s my husband and my 2nd year anniversary on Saturday and I would LOOOOOVVVEE to do a vintage inspired couples shoot. Somewhere in a field with long grass. We are also moving into our first place together so it would be amazing to have some new photos to decorate the walls with. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Kelly xoxo

  • August 6th, 2011 at 10:37 pm
    Dyan Coronel says:

    This is so exciting!! Me and my boyfriend love photography, and we always take photos of each other, but we don’t really have nice photos together because we’re always the ones with the cameras. So a photo session would be so perfect. An ideal theme of choice would be vintage style. But looking at the photos above, any theme would do, they all look amazing! Looking forward to hear about the results!! **Fingers crossed!!!**

  • August 6th, 2011 at 10:59 pm
    Oliver Matias says:

    This is a good opportunity for me and my girlfriend. Awesome shots by the way, if ever we get chance to win we would love to have a photoshoot with a farm/ranch field setting.

    Thanks for another great give away.

  • August 7th, 2011 at 3:34 pm
    Joanne says:

    My fiance are checking out photographers right now for our wedding and came across this give-away. Our wedding is June of next year so we’d love to win this contest! We’re both fun loving and goofy so any photos that can capture our personalities are a big bonus. Places with a nature component to it are places we enjoy.
    Hope to win! :D

  • August 7th, 2011 at 4:42 pm
    Jonathan Shih says:

    Me and my fiancee would love to win a session with you ~ my choice would definitely be at the airport ~ since thats where i popped the question of asking her to marry me !


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