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It’s pretty much every wedding photographer’s worst nightmare. How do you handle it when a client doesn’t like their photos, in 5 steps.

Flowers 597 bridal bouquet

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From how to capture details to mastering your flash, these wedding reception photography tips have you ready to go for your next wedding.

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Sometimes I struggle with how to start blog posts, so let me just say that this beautiful Brick Works wedding was the freakin’ best. The Couple Alexis and Aaron are simply the loveliest. I got to know them (and their dog Bailey) while doing one of my favourite engagement sessions ever in Muskoka last winter. […]

Bride and groom enjoy their reception room at their Brickworks wedding

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I love love love it when my couples think outside the box. Beverly and Andre wanted something really special for their photos, and when they suggested an Alpaca Engagement Session, I couldn’t wait to shoot it. When you live in downtown Toronto, Alpacas are regrettably few and far between. So I got in the car […]

Alpaca engagment session

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Becoming a wedding photographer is tough. Man, do I wish I knew then what I know now.

Nikon camera photo

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The Royal Ontario Museum was, and still is, as grand of a Toronto landmark as you’re going to get. It gave me all the feels to be able to photograph Megan and Nick’s beautiful English style ROM wedding. When I was just a kid growing up in Toronto, going to the ROM was one of […]

Wedding photos from a timeless ROM wedding

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All the thoughts that go through a wedding photographer’s mind on a wedding day. Don’t rain! I hope there’s good light. Do…not…spill…anything…on…the…dress. Must capture any and all tears. She looks so damn good I could cry. C’mon, don’t cry. I hope the groomsmen aren’t wasted. Yeah they’re kinda wasted. If anyone disrupts this first look […]

a complete list of wedding photographer thoughts

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This beautifully styled, trendy brunch wedding at Ricarda’s restaurant will leave you wanting to have waffles at your wedding too!

Beautiful brunch wedding at Ricarda's

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This timeless, stunning summer Graydon Hall wedding is everything the classic bride dreams of. So much emotion, so much beauty, so much love.

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Royal family, move over. This Liberty Grand wedding with a St. Michael’s Church ceremony in Toronto has all the timeless and royal vibes.

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