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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’m a huge lover of bridal fashion. The gowns that exude romanticism, femininity, and luxury always draw me in. For me, it’s in the details. The French lace, the pretty bows, pearls, soft sequins that catch the golden hour light just right. When I see the dress, I can envision the romance story played out […]

Bridal Fashion: For the Fashion Forward Bride

May 1, 2022

Like many of our 2020 couples, Jenny and Devin decided to postpone their Stonefields Estate wedding due to the global pandemic. Instead of grieving their postponed wedding date, they decided to make a shift in perspective and celebrate this day with up to date portraits and a few drinks by the Ottawa River at Pinhey’s […]

An Ottawa Couples Session – Jenny and Devin

November 10, 2020

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

When Alli and Eric reached out to me inquiring about their engagement session, I was struck immediately by their positivity and kindness. But I could never have guessed how personable and passionate for one another they’d be in person! What is the most incredible about this pair, though, is how undeniably the love they have […]

An Ottawa Backyard Engagement Session – Alli and Eric

September 3, 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

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

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

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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