Autumn Inspired Bridal Shoot at Scotsdale Farm. Lots of inspiration for a fall wedding!
Here are some quick tips if you plan to do a session with coloured Holi Powder.
Tip #1 - Just Buy It! At first I was not able to find it in stores, only for a really high price on Amazon, so I googled and found a ton of recipes online for DIY Holi Powder. FIVE days later, I made about 6 bags of it and let me tell you, it was a P.I.T.A. Plus, I followed a recipe that used flour, and flour does not stick when its dry, so when we threw it, it did practically nothing. Good thing about 3 days before the shoot my friend messaged me and offered to give me a ton of bags of the real stuff. Buy the real stuff, it sticks to skin and is super vibrant and awesome!
If you have your photographer document the part of your wedding day when you are getting ready for your wedding, you may want to keep in mind a few tips to make those images just as amazing as your portraits. Getting ready images are an important part of your wedding day, and sometimes some of my favourite moments. Since my goal is to shoot the real moments and authenticity of your day, getting ready images are often some of my most favourite images. Everyone is starting to buzz with excitement at this time, realizing what is about to happen!
Read more for Tips and Tricks to awesome Getting Ready Photos!
Today's Stress-Free Friday post is all about including your man in the wedding plans.
COMMUNICATE – the number one tip I can give you is to communicate BEFORE you start planning. Sit down and discuss what aspects of your wedding day are most important to both of you, what you can do without, and share the vision you each have for your perfect wedding day.
Julia and Luigi were married at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church - the cutest church in Oakville with the kindest Priest I ever did meet. And since the church is right near the waterfront, we headed there for some wedding party photos before driving to Edwards Gardens in Toronto for more portraits of the newly married couple and their sibs.
This week in Stress Free Wedding Planning – Flower Girls and Ring Bearers.
You may be asking - Is is necessary to have a Flower Girl and Ring Bearer at my wedding? What if I have only one Flower Girl I want to include? What if I have too many children to include? Do they all have to stay for dinner?
Ok – breath. Not a big deal. Like I always say – it’s YOUR wedding, DO YOU.
Is it necessary to have children in my wedding party?
Keep reading for the answer!
Jessica and Isaac got married on a rainy spring day at THE MANOR by Peter and Pauls in Kettleby Ontario. This was the first time I had shot at The Manor and it is such a lovely venue. Rain or Shine! Despite the rain the sun was shining so there was still a warm glow over the entire day.
When Kristen and Marc contacted me to shoot their wedding at Monora Park in Orangeville, I was really excited for several reasons. 1. Its a quaint but adorable venue. Sort of like a hall, but without the feel of a hall, if that makes any sense. The main room is surrounded by windows and a balcony to outdoors. Then down below is another deck to hang out on during cocktail hour, with fields and hills and woods.
Many couples are opting for an Unplugged Ceremony. Not the entire wedding (hey, those dance party candids are always amazing!), but just the ceremony. The part of the day that means the most as you are actually becoming a married couple. Read more to find out why unplugged ceremonies are big on the to-do list and how you can politely ask your guests to enjoy your moment
I can't tell you how much I adore these two! Not only are they just awesome people, Liz is also my cousin and my son's Godmother. These two got engaged after many many years together, and we are all just so excited and can't wait for the wedding in January! I should have blogged this engagement session months ago, and honestly cannot believe I forgot! Then this week it was featured on the Brides and Wedding Magazine Blog which reminded me to also feature it!