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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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I always find it very flattering when other creatives in the industry approach us with collaboration proposals! Sometimes, it’s a great fit and our visions align perfectly and other times they do not align properly based on the style and vision of the shoot. Editorial shoots are more work than you would imagine. With editorials […]

My Top Five Tips to Creating a Successful Collaboration

September 6, 2020

We’ve all marveled at the most glorious photos wedding photographers have to offer. They paper their homepages, coat their experience pages and fill their Instagram feeds. They are the most beautiful examples of the work these talented photographers can do, and they are the images we look at when deciding whether or not to book […]

How To Create A Cohesive Wedding Day Look

June 4, 2020

Best photography locations in Ottawa, Ontario Canada

My Top 10 Favourite Session Locations to Photograph In Ottawa

March 15, 2020

At Stephanie Mason Photography & Co., we are driven by a desire to tell the most complete story possible about each and every wedding day we capture. In fact, when we are photographing a wedding, we approach it the way a director would shoot a TV show or film. We want to make sure that […]

10 Essential Wedding Day Scene-Setting Shots

March 8, 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

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

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

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

“My guide to what now?” – You, exactly one second ago. And you’re not alone! Photographers, especially ones who specialize in weddings toss the term “flat lay” around all the time, but what are they even? Simply put, a flat lay is a carefully thought out spread of some of the tiny details that, when […]

Your Guide To Wedding Flat Lay Photos

January 12, 2020

Teaching all brides how they can have the best getting ready photos on their wedding day

How To Capture Magazine-Worthy Getting Ready Photos

November 26, 2019

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