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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Kitchener Filipino Wedding Photography | Melissa & Adam Wedding

Woohooooo, you’re married!!! Finally 🙂

I remember when these two contacted and met with me over two years ago.  I didn’t realize that by the time they’d get married we would have many different Filipino connections.  I felt right at home with all these people.  For two years in a row I photographed Catherine’s (Melissa’s MOH) family at Christmas.  Then last November I shot Jo & Carmelita’s wedding.  When I put them up on the blog, Melissa messaged me saying that her mom was in a few of the photos!! I had no idea!

Anyway, it was a wedding I’ve been looking forward to for so long. The day came and went… and it was beautiful. They were both so calm, relaxed, and totally enjoyed their day! The rain even went away by the time we were ready to leave the church! Parfait!

Thanks again for letting us be part of your day… it’ll be hard to forget all the lovely words from the speeches, and your crazy wedding party! It was special and fun 🙂

Check out this short film of their special day!

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the lovely bride – Melissa

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the very happy and easy going groom – Adam

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here’s a shot Justin took from the balcony

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I love Melissa’s smile!!!

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Check out Melissa’s shoes!!  She was an “all comfort” bride… she didn’t wear the runners all day, but I love how confident enough she was to wear them!!

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Here are the crazy guys! (“crazy” as in FUN crazy)

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Melissa’s niece Max was the PERFECT little flower girl!

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I love the idea of donating to a foundation or organization on behalf of each guest… especially when there’s a special connection to the organization.

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Congrats to both of you!! ENJOY YOUR JAMAICAN honeymoon and don’t forget your water shoes 😉

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A big THANKS to the people who helped make this day happen:

Hall Decorations – Decorating Dreams

Cake – Norris Bakery (beautiful cake!)

Flowers and bridesmaids dresses – Simply Elegant Events (essentially Catherine the MOH and her mom!)

DJ – Sound Samsation Entertainment (great job guys!!)

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Kitchener’s Brides Ball 2009

The 2nd annual bride’s ball was a success.  Many attended, won prizes, danced the night away, donated lots of money, ate great food provided by great vendors… SUCCESS!  All involved (and I know I will forgot to mention everyone) donated a lot of their time, money, effort for a great cause – The Grand River Hospital, breast cancer screening.  For some of us, we know all too well what cancer (breast cancer) can do to a person and so on Friday we were encouraged once again to get ourselves checked.

Here are a few of my favourites from the night!

For those of you who are wondering who puts this great event on???  It’s Anne Warren and her amazing team from The Wedding Ring.  Anne’s the one who interviewed me for MY REVIEW on theweddingring!  She’s fab and so is her daughter (you know I’ll never forget her Anne!! She was too cute!) 🙂 ha!

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Christine Martin from Pure Potential organized the event and brought her own GLAMOROUS style to it!

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We were going to try and get some nice shots of the ladies walking to the Ball… but downtown Kitchener is under construction!

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Elements nightclub let us GLAM up their venue for this event!

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Mmmmm what’s a party without cake or sweet treats??? Thanks to Sweet SweetsToo Nice to Slice, and whoever else who provided all the yumminess! Our tastebuds LOVED you!

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Seriously Ida, your cakes are amazing!

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Ladybug Bridal in Guelph provided the dresses on display!  WOW!

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Kim from The Creative Bride was looking hot that night and helped make the place look hot too!! Kim, your decor and flowers were beautiful…

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I wasn’t the only photographer on site… Paul & Anita from Images with Attitude were running the photo booth!

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Here’s Kim in her gown that I wanted to snatch from her!

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Because of the dark nightclub lighting… I was in search for any kind of dramatic light.

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A few more thank you’s to Etched in Time for videography and to the guy who kept the people dancing, DJ Kyle from planet goodtime!
And last but not least THANK YOU for those who came out to support the Grand River Hospital!

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London Engagement Photography | Tam & Huy Engagement

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Melissa & Adam Sneak Peek

Here’s a sneak peek from Melissa & Adam’s wedding yesterday.

It looks as though I have a lot of posts coming up (all before I head to Zambia next Saturday)…eeeek!

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Brides Ball 2009

What an amazing event! Before I head off to shoot Adam & Melissa’s wedding… I thought I’d share one from last night’s Ball.
And as always, more to come on this!

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