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    BMS Bootcamps and Fitness

    I was invited to one of BMS Bootcamps and Fitness classes. With the kids by their side, these ladies worked so hard and they had a lot of fun in the process (I mean who smiles while they wall-sit…these ladies do!)  I was very impressed by their work ethic and the way they support and motivate one another. It’s an inspiring community of strong, dedicated, and motivating people. The uplifting trainers push them on as they work toward their individual fitness goals. If you haven’t checked out BMS Bootcamps, what are you waiting for! Click HERE for their website, and HERE for their Facebook page.

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    The beautiful, strong, and motivating trainers of BMS Bootcamps & Fitness…

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    Thank you so much for inviting me to photograph your amazing group. I had a blast with you all, you made me want to drop my camera and join in. 🙂

    From my heart to yours,

    Christine

     

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    Citadel Drilling Rig 3 Olympus

    I was honoured to photograph Citadel Drilling Rig 3 ~ Olympus

    Impressive is an understatement. As I pulled up to photograph the Rig, I couldn’t have ordered a more perfect sky if I tried.

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    I photographed Citadel Rig 3 over the span of 3 different occasions.

    Here is a time lapse as they raised the derrick.

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    We took the shoot to the air! What an incredible experience! Thank you Wes from Edmonton Regional Helicopters for the flight over the Rig (and for taking our photo when we landed). It was my first helicopter ride, and this one had no doors on it so we could get the best shots! I was able to photograph the rig from every angle without having to shoot through glass and I felt completely safe.

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    Citadel Rig 3 from the air…

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    A view of Edmonton on the way back.

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    I returned again when the Olympus sign went up! Citadel asks their crews to name each rig, which gives each Rig it’s own identity. “Olympus” ~ perfect name for Rig 3.

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    Thank you Citadel Drilling for the opportunity to photograph beautiful Rig 3. Can’t wait to see Rig 4 (and more).

    From my heart to yours,

    Christine

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    Citadel Drilling Rig #1 Opening

    I was excited I was asked to photograph the brand new Citadel Drilling Rig #1 as they celebrated with a Rig Opening.

    As I pulled up, there was the most brilliant perfect sun dog around the towering Rig…lucky sign!

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    There was a great sense of pride within all who are involved with this beautiful Rig. A true labour of love.

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    The crew is anxious to get Rig 1 out drilling…

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    Along with the beautiful weather and an amazing lunch, the day also held tours of the Rig and the equipment.

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    Being an Oilfield Wife myself, my favourite part of the day was when friends and family came to show their unyielding support. Kids walking hand-in-hand with a parent to get a tour of this huge amazing rig they’ve heard so much about.

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    An Oilfield life is a family investment. Through the trials, blood/sweat/tears, hard work, time apart from family… there is an incredible amount of pride that lives within this culture.

    As I was taking these photos of families standing in front of the Rig they’ve invested their lives within, I couldn’t help but realize this moment captured within a photograph is one that will be remembered within the time vault of their life story. The start of something amazing, and worth every bit of sacrifice…

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    Cheers to all your hard work and making this dream into a reality. Congratulations on the unveiling of Citadel Rig #1! Can’t wait to see Rig #2 (and many more). 🙂

    From my heart to yours,

    Christine