Marnie is a freelance photographer and artist based in Tofino. She specializes in artistic and documentary wedding photography.
She runs West Coast Portrait, offering fun family, childrens and couples sessions in Tofino and Ucluelet. She is also available for commercial, editorial and fine art nature prints. Check out her blog for more information and posts about weddings, portraits, events, nature and photography. Join the 'Marnie Recker Photography' facebook page for daily updates.
Marnie studied painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and photography at Vancouver Island University, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Langara College, and the University of British Columbia. Her fascination of people and culture, had her pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Arts and Cultural Anthropology/ Archaeology, graduating from UBC in 2006. She began assisting wedding photographers in 2005 and her travels brought her opportunities to make this her life work. She has been back in her heart town of Tofino since 2011 and is dedicated to re-fining her photographic style and sharing the beauty of the west coast through images.
If she is not behind her camera chasing the light, you can probably find her either surfing, on a yoga mat or on 8 wheels playing roller derby with the local roller derby team, The Black Pearls. She is also a certified Chakra yoga teacher and Thai masseuse.