More About Kyle Goldie

Hey!! Thanks a lot for desirous to study extra about me. You’re superior (and so form to wish to study extra).  Beneath is {a photograph} of me and my beautiful spouse, Haley Goldie.  Isn’t she lovely? (I’m one fortunate man…)

I received’t bore you with an excellent lengthy story, however as an alternative provide the nutshell about my life so you possibly can perceive my “why.”

– Why I like being a photographer

– Why I like my household

– Why I like to journey

– And why I like weddings.

So, let’s get proper right down to it!

I used to be born June 29, 1985 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.  And I completely LOVED rising up there.  I had an extremely childhood, nice dad and mom, and a extremely enjoyable life. My dad was a pilot, so I acquired to journey all around the globe with him from a younger age, and it confirmed me completely different cultures outdoors of my very own. I discovered to understand every part — proper right down to the smallest particulars just like the scent of the air, the native accents, and the style of the meals. To at the present time, I nonetheless respect the smallest particulars — typically much more than the largest, most blatant ones.

Since I used to be a traveler from an early age, I needed to begin documenting my adventures — however nothing was digital but. All the things was movie. And movie was costly — particularly for a child who was underneath 10.  I used my dad’s 35mm movie cameras (level and shoot), and was tremendous selective on what I took images of… and I had a lot enjoyable doing it and searching again on the pictures from our journeys collectively.

Quick-forward one other 10 years, and I used to be graduating with my Bachelors of Enterprise Administration from Central Washington College in Ellensburg, Washington (after a brief stint in enterprise college out of the tiny little city of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada at Acadia College).  I’ll ceaselessly keep in mind my buddies at Acadia.  They’re amongst essentially the most real, caring, fun-loving group I’ve ever met. I solely moved away from there as a result of I wasn’t tremendous stoked on the fixed sub-zero temperatures 3 flights away from house.  This was a time earlier than Fb, MySpace, and Skype video calls. So if I needed to see my previous buddies, the one possibility was to fly house — and that wasn’t an possibility in the true world.

Throughout College, I used to be extra critically taking pictures and began to earn cash with it by capturing for the College and for some small companies round Jap Washington. It was an awesome begin, and I acquired to know tips on how to {photograph} merchandise/element pictures and movement/sports activities fairly shortly as a result of I used to be immersed in it.

Shortly after graduating, I accepted a job working for an promoting company, however that was fairly short-lived.  I give up after about 3 months (having discovered completely nothing), and determined to maneuver again in with my dad and mom and pursue my pastime and attempt to flip that right into a full-time profession.

And naturally, my pastime was nonetheless images. It was (and is) my ardour.

It was very powerful to begin as a result of I had no formal information in regards to the enterprise of images. I didn’t know tips on how to get my first paying shoppers, and even which type of images to give attention to. I simply knew I needed to take images and I needed to have the ability to journey the world and meet nice new individuals. If I may mix all of issues collectively — implausible!

So, I started photographing landscapes.

It was the best factor for me to get into.  I dwell within the Pacific Northwest, so lovely landscapes are plentiful. I didn’t have to {photograph} something apart from the uncooked nature round me. And spending months at this actually taught me persistence, persistence, and the uncooked expertise I wanted for composition, mild, distinction, and the facility of damaging area.

Quickly, although… landscapes grew to become too simple, and I needed extra of a problem. (However I by no means stopped taking these fantastic artwork panorama pictures — I nonetheless do this in my free time. Try my fantastic artwork work right here,

The most important problem there may be… is certainly “individuals.”

Photographing individuals creates a novel problem: some individuals don’t hearken to route, some individuals {photograph} simpler/more durable than others, and 99% of most of the people isn’t snug in entrance of the digital camera.

So, over the next 6 years, I devoted my life to changing into a vogue photographer.  You possibly can see a few of my former work/ portfolios at present out there by going to

That point of my images profession went like a rocket ship.

I began in Seattle, then labored full-time in Vancouver, BC, then out of a studio in Portland photographing for guys like Adidas, after which to Los Angeles the place I grew to become primarily identified for photographing lingerie & swimwear for magazines and clothes manufacturers around the globe.

Throughout this time, I photographed just a few weddings, nevertheless it was extra of a facet gig. Why?  As a result of to be sincere, I wasn’t actually treating my enterprise like a enterprise. I ought to’ve began specializing in weddings a LONG time in the past, and right here’s why…

… Weddings confirmed me the intrinsic reward behind the pictures I create for my shoppers.

Vogue was so floor, so passing, so non permanent, and the emotional reward simply wasn’t there.

Wedding ceremony pictures are everlasting, ceaselessly, (and past). The emotional reward is HUGE.

For me to see brides (and grooms!) cry after they merely see a single {photograph} I create from their wedding ceremony day, it’s THAT which actually makes me love what I do for a residing. It’s THAT which makes me wish to guide extra weddings yr after yr.

On the time of me penning this (September 2017), I’ve photographed round 150 weddings by way of being a Luma Weddings photographer (my model and child), and I’m a full-time wedding ceremony photographer AND wedding ceremony enterprise coach.

I made a decision to get into the teaching facet of the business (along with me holding my images enterprise) as a result of I fairly merely and actually love serving to individuals. I wish to assist others construct their enterprise … as a result of I didn’t have that assist once I acquired began.

I had no thought what to do, the place to go, and even what inquiries to ask. I used to be misplaced.  So, the teaching enterprise is there merely to fill that area that I needed I had once I was beginning. And I get a variety of emotional reward from it. It’s superb to see others develop & succeed.

I’m now married (June 24, 2016, was our wedding ceremony date – which additionally occurs to be Haley’s birthday), now we have two cute little Yorkie-poos (Canon & Jetta), and we’re beginning to discuss constructing our household with a pair little infants.  AHHHH! 🙂

We love touring, we go in another country as typically as we are able to (now having been to 24 nations), and we’re really constructing the life now we have at all times dreamed of.  I respect you taking the time to learn all of this about me.

I respect you taking the time to learn all of this about me. You’re superior.

I wish to find out about you!  Ship me an e mail, and let’s chat.

– Kyle Goldie

And whereas I’ve you right here, you may additionally actually love these different tremendous helpful weblog posts as you’re planning your individual wedding ceremony day:

  • How a lot must you spend for a marriage photographer?
  • Do you want a second wedding ceremony photographer?
  • One of the best Snohomish wedding ceremony venues, a prime 10 checklist
  • One of the best Seattle wedding ceremony venues, a prime 10 checklist
  • How I proposed to Haley
  • What we did proper after our proposal (superior journey by way of the Caribbean)

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