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Category Archives: weddings

Kettleby Wedding Photography: Victoria & Brett

Happy New Year! (Better late than never I suppose 🙂 )  My holidays were extra long this year with having my parents visiting for a few weeks.  But today the holidays end with their departure back to the very wintery homeland of Timmins!  And now it’s also back to work for me with blogging and post processing!

What a better way to start the year than with a beautiful winter wedding!  Justin and I headed up to Kettleby to photograph Victoria & Brett – a lovely couple!  We connected with these two through the gorgeous Renee (Brett’s soon-to-be sister in law) who I’ve known for several years now.  As Victoria shared the vision of her wedding, I was excited to use some of the christmasy decor in their shots!  But of course with very cold weather, my eyes eagerly searched for great light since we stayed indoors the entire day…

As I went through their photos today, I couldn’t help but smile at both Brett & Victoria’s beautiful smiles.  I know you’ll enjoy these as much as I did!

such a funny moment… something “borrowed”!!

Victoria’s niece being a very big help 🙂

While I was with the ladies, Justin was taking some great shots of Brett and his guys

One of my favourites!

love love love the sparkling lights behind them!!

Cheers to the two of you… beautiful people with great hearts!

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Guelph Wedding Photography | Joanne & Sye

Let me introduce you to two beautiful people with two beautiful children: Joanne and Sye.  Joanne contacted me this summer about having some formal portraits done on their wedding day.  She planned a simple ceremony with a small group of friends and family followed by a small reception.  Nothing extravagant.  Simply perfect.

Having talked to Joanne the day before, I could tell by her voice how excited she was to have some photos taken of her and Sye and of their family.  I’m  always so happy and honoured to be chosen to capture such special, intimate moments between a couple.

I hope you enjoy these memories!!

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Oh my, I couldn’t get enough of their girls

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Now for some mommy and daddy time 🙂

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These two are such lovely people!

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Here’s to many years of happiness for you two and your family!

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Here’s to 5 lucky couples!

Hello lovely blog readers, there’s so much to say about what’s been going on in my life… but that will have to wait for another post because today I’m announcing an early Christmas gift for 5 lucky brides.  I have a few dates left for summer 2010 weddings and thought what a better way to fill up the calendar than to give 15% off of any of my packages for the first 5 brides who want it.

That’s it.  Really… it’s that easy.  If you want to be one of my wedding couples next summer, I’m sending you a little early Christmas gift by giving you 15% off (but only to the first 5 to email me).  Promotion deadline is December 1st. I have only a few select dates still available so contact me soon!

That’s pretty exciting, I’d say.   So if you were sitting on the fence deciding when or if to book… jump right off and send me an email! 🙂

And now….. for some photos.  I had the privilege of doing a very last minute wedding ceremony for a lovely couple this past weekend.  When Afzia from Style & Elegance Wedding and Event Coordination emailed me on Monday desperate for help… I was glad to be available.  I had never been part of a traditional muslim ceremony before, and needless to say I learned a lot about Qayum & CJ’s family and culture in just a few short hours.  Even after the ceremony was over, Qayum’s parents insisted that Justin & I stayed for some (very spicy) indian food 🙂 After every bite, I was looked at for approval “out of 1-10, how would you say you liked it?” asked his father! HA!

Thanks Afzia for the oppurtunity!  Here’s a few of my favourites of the couple:

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CJ was stunning in her pink dress!

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the handsome groom – Qayum

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Before the bride joins the groom at the front of the room, she sits at the back with some of the women.  Then the groom brings her up the aisle.

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I still can’t believe these were taken in the basement of a house.  We managed to get a really dramatic look with the little light we had!

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Congratulations again to you two and your new family!

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Milton Wedding Photography | Ainsley & Matt

Let’s just say that the Greystone Golf Club is a beautiful place to get married on a gorgeous fall day.  Ainsley & Matt actually did extensive research on the perfect time of year for their location.  And what a perfect day it was 🙂

You all know I’m a big fan of SHARP, COLOURFUL photos… and this wedding had a whole of that. The light, colours, landscape, and details made my job really fun that day!  I hope all the best for Ainsley & Matt and in their marriage!  Having spent the day with them and their family… there’s no doubt that they have the support from everyone around them and that’s a great way to start their journey together.

Here’s Ainsley & her sisters looking stunning!

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Minutes before Matt gets to see his bride…

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They decided to have a first look before the ceremony so we could get all of the photos we needed.  I love the photos from this series… LOVE!

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“how do I look?”… Matt’s face says it all!!

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this shot is SOOTC (straight out of the camera).  the colours that come out of my Mark III 1Ds is unreal!

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my favourite

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It’s official!

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After the ceremony we took a few more shots with the gorgeous light and I couldn’t decide which I liked better… so I put them both 🙂

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A few details I really loved from their wedding

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The first dance always gets to me… weird maybe?  but I just love that moment… *sigh*
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Another moment I loved between Ainsley & her dad

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Justin’s shot of the Golf Club as we were leaving…

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Much love to both of your on this new journey as husband & wife!!!!

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Wedding Featured in theWeddingRing Magazine

After canceling two shoots this week because of all this rain and cold weather… I needed some good news.  And I got it!  theWeddingRing Magazine was ready for pickup!  When they contacted me early this summer about featuring Clair & Kiran’s wedding I said “Absolutely NOT”… Just kidding.  I’m pretty sure I typed “That’s great!!!”.  It’s always so fun to see your work in print!

Yesterday, I dropped by theWeddingRing’s new office / loft / cool place to take photos and picked up my copies.  Of course I am so thrilled to see my photos published that I needed to share them with you!

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all of my photos from the Bride’s Ball were all over the magazine as well

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There you have it.  A little of bit of GREAT news 🙂
I hope you have a fantastic and warm weekend!!

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