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This Ottawa wedding at 50 Sussex is so timeless and classic.

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I thought I knew it all. I had shot well over 100 weddings, seen every kind of scenario possible, and assumed I knew what my couple’s were going through. Then I was a bride myself. Being a bride has given me an entirely new perspective that has wonderfully informed what I do professionally. It’s made […]

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I’ve truly never felt more Canadian than when standing knee deep in snow on a frozen lake, surrounded by pine trees, capturing Alexis and Aaron’s magical Muskoka engagement photos. Most of us southern Ontarians think of Muskoka in the summer, and all the boating, water skiing, camping (and mosquitos) that accompany a weekend up north. […]

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Summer days along the water, what more could you ask for in a Palais Royale wedding. Michael and Melissa’s mid-summer bash featured a breakdancing, a horah for the ages, some gorgeous blooms, and a very cute dog named Olive. It’s one I’ll remember for a long time. The Couple Michael and Melissa are two genuine, […]

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The off-season can be a great time for wedding photographers to grow their business. Here are 5 things you can do to be productive in the winter months.

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It’s one thing to take your time, check the lighting, pose your couple, and take the perfect photo. It’s quite another to capture the authentic, honest moments throughout a wedding day. And even more challenging to do it in a beautiful way. And don’t get me wrong, I loooooove wedding portraits. But my favourite images […]

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What a way to end the wedding season! This October Chateau Le Parc wedding had everything a photographer could ask for. Stunning florals, the best dressed and most fun bridal party, a beautiful couple, and a nighttime snow storm. The Couple It would be hard to find two people more in love than these two. […]

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If you’re looking for inspo on how to plan for your engagement session, this is it. Audrey and Justin’s Toronto Island engagement shoot went absolutely flawlessly. The Details Both Audrey and Justin are originally from Minnesota, and currently find themselves in Toronto where Justin plays professional hockey. To document their time here, Audrey thought the […]

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I have photographed 100+ weddings. So when it came time for me to be the bride, I figured, “No biggie. I’ve seen it all. I know what to expect!” Oh how wrong I was. I had NO idea what it was like to be a bride. Your own wedding day is truly an incredible experience. […]

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When bride Daphne told me she was having a Lake Simcoe wedding, I had NO idea how absolutely gorgeous this setting would be. I had my wonderfully talented associate photographer Ally May capture the day, and when I got the images from her, my eyes kept popping out of my head. The Wedding Day Daphne […]

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