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In the quiet and picturesque countryside of Ottawa, ON there is an elegant wedding venue that provides every couple the most pristine amenities and backdrops for their wedding day. Stonefields Estate is by far one of our favourite wedding venues to photograph couples on one of the most important days of their lives. The well […]

A Fall Stonefields Estate Wedding – Catherine and Dave

October 22, 2020

When Riyaz first laid eyes on Ashley, he had no idea that a beautiful adventure was about to begin. Ashley and Riyaz decided to have an intimate elopement downtown Ottawa in lieu of their grand Four Seasons wedding they originally planned on due to Covid-19. On a rainy summer day, with Ashley’s sweet daughter by […]

A Rainy Downtown Ottawa Elopement – Ashley and Riyaz

September 9, 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

Katie and Mitch’s countryside Stonefield Estate wedding this summer was absolutely breathtaking! Their day blended relaxed vintage farm house aesthetic with the whitewashed ceremony house. The views were endless overlooking the sprawling countryside on the outskirts of Ottawa, Ontario. Their big day was full of sophisticated details, with soft and lush florals, blending in a […]

Katie and Mitch’s Stonefield’s Estate Summer Wedding

May 24, 2020

In the ocean-meets-desert city of Cabo San Lucas, there is a pristine beach wedding venue that immediately takes your breath away upon arrival. At Riu Palace Los Cabos, the amenities are endless and the resort offers a perfect backdrop to any destination wedding ideas you could dream of. The property overlooks The Arch or El […]

RIU Palace, Cabo San Lucas Destination Wedding

April 2, 2020

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March 15, 2020

When Catherine first laid eyes on Tommy, she had no idea that a beautiful adventure was about to begin. The game of basketball brought these two love birds together. They both spent their childhood, youth and early adult years competing in basketball tournaments and championships. Both played for rival universities before Tommy transferred to Catherine’s […]

Summer Garden Inspired Ottawa Golf Club Wedding

March 5, 2020

In the picturesque town of Wakefield, Quebec, there is a modern wedding venue perched on the top of a cliff overlooking rolling hills. The intimate setting allows couples getting married to fully enjoy an upscale celebration in a peaceful setting, just outside the Ottawa area. Here, on a sun filled winter day Rachel and Nathan […]

Cliffside Winter Wedding At Le Belvedere

February 28, 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

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

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