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Winnie + Jason | Ancaster Old Mill | Toronto Wedding

Been very excited about sharing these images from Winnie and Jason’s wedding for a while now. These two lovebirds both went to Queen’s University, and eventually met at Telus in Toronto (hence why we did their engagement session there). Now, four years and one Bermuda proposal later, they’ve finally tied the knot! :)

Full-of-life, fun-and-quirky, food-loving Winnie and Jason’s  beautiful wedding day took place at the Old Mill in Ancaster, with a stint at Tiffany Falls for some couple photos. Together with Marek, I had a wonderful time photographing their special day, one that was filled with beautiful sunlight, candid moments, and a whole lot of yellow – seriously, check out those groomsmen socks and yellow ‘bridal’ boots!

Hope you enjoy the images as much as we enjoyed shooting them! :)

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Ceremony and reception: Ancaster Old Mill (http://www.ancastermill.ca)

Couple’s photo shoot: Tiffany Falls (http://www.cityofwaterfalls.ca/tiffany_falls.html)

Makeup & hair: Maggie N - https://www.facebook.com/mstudiolife (she’s awesome and we love her!)

Entertainment: Ken de los Santos, Tenor/Pianist - ken.delossantos@gmail.com (good friend of Christian’s, and an amazing guy!)

 

 

Jacqueline+Justin – Wedding Photography | Royal Ashburn Golf Club, Whitby

I admit, this summer has flown by extremely fast, and I haven’t kept up with my blogging. So without further delay I present you Jacqueline and Justin’s wedding.

We photographed Jacqueline and Justin’s engagement session back in May, and we had an amazing time learning about Justin’s love for cars, golf and most importantly, his love for Jacqueline.

The wedding ceremony took place in a 160 year old church, Brooklin United Church, in Brooklin, Ontario. It was raining during the ceremony and Jacqueline was about to say her vows, when all of a sudden the crackle of the thunder disrupted the silence and everyone at the church burst out in laughter.

Fortunately, it stopped raining after the ceremony and we head over to The Royal Ashburn Golf Club for the reception. Justin is a golf pro at the golf course so we got to use one of their brand new golf carts and had access to great spots on the course for our photo shoot.

The party carried on as Marek and I made our way back home from Whitby.

Enjoy!









Prepare for a lot more blog posts in the following months :-)

Toronto Engagement Shoot | Emilie+Jason | Bloor Street West

It’s been a while since my last blog post and I certainly have a lot of catching up to do. So here we go:

I met Emilie and Jason at a bridal show back in November and we hit it off right there and then. A connection was established and we both felt that we were the right fit for working with one another. Emilie’s a graphic designer (something that I’ve been doing for the past 10 year) so there was a lot in common there. What stood out most from our conversation at the show was the fact that they wanted to do something different, one idea was to do a spiderman themed engagement shoot.

The location for this engagement photo shoot was chosen by both Emilie and Jason. It was on Bloor Street West in Toronto. There was a comic book store that Jason loves to visit (hence spiderman) and a nice Italian restaurant that Emilie used to work at that we wanted to photograph in. Unfortunately all of the locations were closed so I needed to come up with some alternatives.

Jason brought a prop to the photo shoot, a long board and it made it’s way to a lot of photos. We shot on some of the neighbourhood streets, alleyways and eventually ended up at their favourite cupcake / ice cream shop called Bake Sale. Emilie and Jason got a couple of cupcakes and enjoyed them outside in the nice weather.

Hope you enjoy these pictures as much as I enjoyed taking them. (I almost fell down the stairs from laughing so hard with Jason and Emilie)

Francine+Nick | North York Wedding | Montecassino Hotel & Event Venue

Francine and Nick’s wedding was a blast to shoot. Yes, it was rainy, and yes it was humid, but that didn’t stop anyone from having a lot of fun. Both Francine and Nick embraced the weather and came fully prepared for a tarantula downpour (that luckily didn’t happen) They had matching umbrellas, rain boots and most importantly lots of laughs and energy.

One amazing thing was that the priest, Father Paul, who’s been conducting the sacrament of marriage for over 27 years, said that it has never rained during or 30 minutes after any of his ceremonies. He even reassured both Nick and Francine by opening the church’s side doors during the ceremony :-).

We chose Dempsey Park to do our “photo shoot”. The park is located adjacent to St. Edwards Church in North York. Francine lives really close to that park and has walked through it’s paths on a number of occasions, so it made perfect sense to use it as our backdrop. Another nice thing that the park offered besides the grass and trees was an old brick house with a fantastic green porch surrounding it. The porch came in hand because of the rain, but it also allowed us to take some “urban” photography giving Francine and Nick a great variety of images.

The reception was held at the fabulous Montecassino Hotel & Event Venue in Downsview. I loved the large hardwood dance floor, beautiful high ceilings and ample space for the 300 guests in attendance. The veal chop, salads, and various pastries were all absolutely fantastic as well.

A big congratulations to the both of you Francine and Nick. Thank You for allowing us to share this day with you.

Hope you enjoy…. don’t be shy, leave a comment and share with your friends :-)

Church: St. Edward’s Church, North York
Venue: Montecassino Hotel & Event Venue
DJ: DJ Floh Back Productions