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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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My husband and I have been married for twelve years already. Over the past few years, we’ve decided that we’d rather celebrate with one another over new experiences rather than exchanging gifts. By doing this, we’ve created some really magical memories both together by ourselves and with our children. This year was a little different […]

Our Lake Louise Anniversary Getaway

September 10, 2020

Adventures in the Desert You will typically find our family adventures are surrounded by an ocean or a large body of water. Our family’s happy place is playing and exploring what the ocean has to offer. This time however, we decided to jump out of our go-to locations and explore somewhere new – Joshua Tree […]

Personal Travel: Celebrations and Surprises in Joshua Tree National Park

April 21, 2020

While attending The Hybrid Collective conference in San Diego, California I had the opportunity granted to me by Richard Photo Lab to experiment with the Contax 645 film camera. Since I started learning film a year ago through Julie Paisley’s Shooting Film Without Fear course, I’ve been dreaming of the day I’d have the chance […]

Our San Diego Family Adventures on Film

March 13, 2020

Every artist needs something to draw from for inspiration, and for each one of us, the sources of that inspiration are specific to the artist. Some photographers draw from music or emotion or dance to create their best art.  For me, there are five places I find the most inspiration for the work I do, […]

Inspiration Is Everywhere…And This Is Where I Find Mine

March 1, 2020

When I was 19, I wasn’t looking for my forever relationship. I was happily enjoying adventures with friends, focusing on my studies and soaking in family time.  But then, my future husband walked into my life.  Life has such a funny way of surprising you! He was so sweet, incredibly shy and had a heart […]

My Real Life 2008 Wedding Day And The One I’d Plan in 2020

February 23, 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

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

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

Living life as a photographer has given me a unique perspective on many things, from business to art. But most of all, it’s given me a greater perspective on how to live well.  As the person tasked with preserving some of the most important moments in my clients’ lives, I’ve had the chance to seriously […]

The Three Most Valuable Life Lessons Photography Taught Me

January 19, 2020

When I was little I knew I wanted to be a Mom. Really it was the only part of my life where I knew exactly what I was meant to do… unlike the million different career avenues I thought I’d pursue.  I was that little girl that played with dolls for far too long and was obsessed […]

The Only Part of My Life I Knew I’d Be Successful With

November 22, 2019

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