Marissa has captured life with a camera in her hand for as long as she can remember. In 2001, she chased her passion, founded Shoot the Breeze and began sharing stories of her experiences behind the lens and beyond.
Marissa is passionate about the outdoors, loves motorcycle life, music, sports and events. Shoot the Breeze is the brand that encompasses these passions and the people who love, live and work these lifestyles.
Born in Saskatchewan and now living in the Okanagan Valley in beautiful British Columbia, Marissa’s passions keep her busy and inspired.
Her experience encompasses working with athletes, teams, leagues, musicians, entertainers, their families and the venues, stadiums, fields and tracks they play on. She brings decades of experience and a resume full of live sports action, competition, editorial story writing, lifestyle portraiture, live performance and back stage work.
In 2016, Marissa was the first and only woman chosen by her peers for one of 32 Paul Carson Broadcast and Media awards for her work in sports journalism.
Marissa Baecker snaps a photo at the 100th Anniversary of the CHL Memorial Cup.
Marissa Baecker test rides an Aprilia RSV4 motorcycle. (photo by Cindy Rogers)
For professional photographs fueled by passion and experience, contact Marissa Baecker. She will work with you in order to ensure you get high quality photographs. When you hire Marissa, you not only get over two decades of experience, you get her drive and passion.
- Concert photography
Marissa’s Work includes:
Syndicated moto journalist
Freelance WHL photographer since 2004
Official team photographer WHL Kelowna Rockets since 2009
CHL Memorial Cup - 100th Anniversary - 2018
CHL Russia Super Series 2009, 2010, 2015, 2018
NHL Young Stars Classic 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
CTV Juno Awards 2007, 2008, 2009
Sportsnet Grand Slam Curling 2012
CHL Top Prospects 2012
IIHF World Junior Championships 2006
NHL Kraft Hockeyville 2016 (Edmonton Oilers)
NHL Olympic Training Camp 2005
NHL regular-season action
NHL Centre Ice HD TV (Heatley, Iginla) Stills Photographer 2007
Shoot for a Cure ad campaign - Jarome Iginla Stills Photographer 2006
ISDE - Germany, 2012
Read Marissa's Latest Blog Posts
Bob’s a lot of fun for a short-term affair
The sun began its descent to the West and turned the sky that beautiful orange glow as my love affair with Street Bob began to flourish — the 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Bob that is — and it was love at first ride.
Aprilia RSV4 – Racing style for the everyday rider
Designed for racers but built for riders The Aprilia RSV4 RR a thrill to ride. “That is the sexiest ride I have ever been on.” The first words uttered from my lips after three hours experiencing the 2016 Aprilia RSV4 RR. I knew it was going to be an exciting ride from...
Ducati uncovers SuperSport S during Press Day of Intermot in Cologne, Germany
UPDATE: Deliveries to Canada begin in April. MSRP for SuperSport $13,995 and for SuperSport S $15,495. Cologne (Germany), October 4, 2016 – Ducati took advantage of the special press-only day at INTERMOT 2016 to unveil the first of a series of new bikes for 2017. At...