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Welcome to our blog where we share everything from recent weddings and engagements, to our amazing adventures as a family of four. When we aren’t photographing weddings, our family is traveling the world, decorating our new home in Ottawa, Ontario or snuggled up watching movies with our basset hound, Georgia. We love working with joyous couples and absolutely cannot wait to tell your story!

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Choosing a wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you will make when planning your wedding day. Selecting the right Ottawa area venue for your wedding day will determine how your day will look and feel. This is such an exciting time because you get to visit some of Ottawa’s most incredible spaces, […]

Five Questions (You Might Not Have Thought) To Ask Your Venue

February 20, 2020

Our family Christmas might look a little unusual to some. We don’t put up a Christmas tree or overly decorate our house. It seems a little silly to do the traditional things both my husband and I grew up doing since we are the first to hop on a plane to head out on our […]

Our 2019 Christmas Holiday

February 16, 2020

The warm sun combined with stunning Historic Riverwood Mansion in Nashville, Tennessee was a magical experience. From the extravagant, lush florals to the elevated backdrops, every frame was filled with beauty. Luxury planner East Made Co. and talented floral designer Kelly Lenard tailored this editorial with a completely elevated aesthetic. Every detail was considered from […]

Luxurious Riverwood Mansion Editorial

February 13, 2020

When it comes to business, nobody gets it right on the first try.  Everyone makes mistakes, starts down paths leading to nowhere and wastes time they could have invested more wisely. I know I did! These are the top five biggest mistakes I made in the early days of my business, so that you can, […]

The Five Biggest Mistakes I Made When I Started My Business (And What They Taught Me)

February 9, 2020

Who doesn’t enjoy a good love story? I know I love all of the cheesy rom-com movies and swoon over an elderly couple still just as in love as they were when they got married decades ago. Needless to say, I just needed to know how Tony popped a question that would alter their lives […]

Rayane and Tony’s Rideau Canal Winter Engagement Session

February 8, 2020

I just loved being a part of Jessica and Josh’s Spring Strathmere wedding – it was so full of joy, laughter and happy tears! And being able to photograph all of the gorgeous details whether it was Strathmere’s picturesque grounds or the floral invitation suite created by Jessica was a treat as well. Jessica and […]

Jessica and Josh’s Soft Purple Strathmere Spring Wedding

February 6, 2020

As a photographer, I’ve experienced hundreds of weddings. I’ve seen some of the most astounding celebrations the world has to offer and, unfortunately, some of the most panicked brides when something went wrong.  The truth is that there is always a chance something is forgotten or someone is late, but there are plenty of ways […]

My Top 10 Tips For Brides on their Wedding Day

February 2, 2020

Proposal stories always have a way of making my heart melt whether it’s a quite morning at home or a grand gesture – I love hearing all about how your fiancé popped the question! I recently asked Pamela how Cameron asked her to be his wife and this was her adorable story: “I sort of […]

Pamela and Cameron’s Ottawa Spring Apple Blossom Engagement Session

January 30, 2020

Our family is headed to California in March and we couldn’t be more thrilled to explore and experience some of the many things this state has to offer. Why exactly are we going? The Hybrid Collective Conference – First and foremost, we are headed to the sunny California to continue learning! Continuing education in everything […]

The Mason Family Plans a Visit to California, USA

January 27, 2020

Believe it or not, the beautiful photos for your save the dates, home decor and granny’s mantle aren’t the only reasons to plan for engagement photos. In fact, that is just one teeny-tiny piece of the pie that is “why you should absolutely never consider skipping out on an engagement session!”  Scheduling an engagement session […]

Why You Should Definitely, For Sure, Absolutely Plan An Engagement Session

January 27, 2020

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