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I Fell Into the Ocean While Shooting a Wedding

Posted On: May 15, 2018   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

I Fell Into the Ocean While Shooting a Wedding

This is the story of how I fell into the ocean while shooting a wedding. I was contracted to shoot a wedding for a couple named Erin and Ben. It was poised to be a beautiful day: we had great weather and everyone involved was super excited as the wedding ceremony was to be out on a small island just off the coast of Pender Harbour, North of Vancouver, Canada.
After shooting the wedding preparations in the morning, the wedding party hopped on boats and headed over to the island. There were about 100 guests that were ferried over prior to us heading over. The brides family had brought their own dock over for people to disembark onto the small island.
Once everyone was on the island, it was time for the bride and her father to walk off the boat and down the dock. The bride and her father stepped off the boat and I started to capture the moment, walking backwards as they walked towards the island.
I knew there was a notched section out of the dock and I shoulder checked to make sure where I was... but I shoulder...

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