Vancouver Charity Event Photographer- Beauty Buzz 411 Gives Back to “Fuck Cancer”

It was awesome to experience such an amazing night as BeautyBuzz411 2nd Annual Gala Event.
I had a pleasure to become friend with Crystal who is very inspiring person and happen to be my friend.
Her passion for her blog and "give back to community" is amazing and drives people forward.
I wanted to say thank you to everyone, share some of Crystal thoughts and my photos along side.
Crystal:

“After months of planning, the day has finally arrived for the Beauty Buzz 411 2nd Annual Charity Gala. There has been so much buzz and support, my heart is overflowing with love.

Two years ago when Beauty Buzz 411 launched, I knew that I wanted to celebrate my anniversary each year by giving back to charity. BB411 has blessed me with the opportunity to work with amazing companies and I have met incredible people along the way. I believe that one person can make a difference and no amount of giving is too small.

Last year on BB411 Anniversary I cut my hair and donated 11.5″ to Locks of Love, the proceeds raised went to the Make a Wish Foundation. With such a great turn out,  the hype for this years event has been building for months. We hope to beat our success from last year and give back by bringing awareness to an amazing organization for a cause that has affected so many people.

When scouting out what charity to support for this years gala, I kept coming across Fuck Cancer. There was just something that kept drawing me to the organization and it felt very dear to my heart. From the moment I got in contact with the team they have opened their hearts and supported me in so many ways. I love the community they have and their focus on education and early detection. As the weeks went on I soon realized that Fuck Cancer was not just a charity, it was a family. Fuck Cancer educates Gen Y on early detection, prevention and the communication of cancer.

With the help of an incredible team I wanted to create a photo shoot that would show my support and capture the raw beauty of this amazing charity. I wanted to take a stand and not only be a voice that supported the cause, but be part of the change I want to see in this world. I had the absolute pleasure to be shot by Photographer Martin Szabo, Stylist Crystal Carson, Make Up Artist Allison Giroday and Hair Stylist Simon James.

After doing our shoot I went through a health scare with the C word and lost a friend to Cancer. This event soon became closer to my heart. Stay tuned for the in-depth story.

I want to send a great BIG THANK YOU to the following individuals and companies, your generous support and beautiful hearts made this night possible. To all those that are attending I look forward to a great night ahead.

Fuck Cancer, One1One magazine, Pink Pearl PR, Empress Avenue, Brendan Brazier and the Vega Team, Tosca Reno and the Eat Clean Team, Bernadette Leno, Smell This Aromatherapy, Dermalogica, Justin Pasutto, John Frieda, Amanda Beisel~SKN, Fresh Vancouver Magazine, Leo B Originals, Jennifer Williams Photography, Lisa Marie Skin, Golden Event Tanning, Chef Ned Bell, Shine Jewels, Pop Chips, Flying Flips, Lejum Dead Sea Skin Care, Beauty through Balance by Ancient Secrets, Di Morelli, Korres, Will from Marram Fine Wines, Michelle Sayour & Crossroads Dental Wellness, LOLO, My Pakage, Anna and Kristina ~The Shopping Bags, Sheek PR, Monica Blichar, Martin Szabo Photography, Robert Wilson, the Volunteers and Coast Restaurant.

Make sure to check out Twitter tonight @beautybuzz411 for live coverage of the event~ #BB411GivesBack #BB4FC

And don’t miss post event coverage to see all the pics

Remember  to say that you heard it first from BeautyBuzz411!

I look forward to hearing from all of you, email at beautybuzz411@gmail.com or simply leave a comment here

Much Love, Beauty Buzz 411″

 

Thank you to everyone who I had the pleasure to photograph that night.
Martin
Thanks and enjoy:

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And here is set-up for anyone who is interested to know what lighting setup I used.

 

 

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