Oh these two....how I love them! We first hung out when it was minus 21 degrees celcius for an early morning engagement session last winter. Needless to say, it was the complete opposite for their August wedding - one of the hottest days of the summer actually! Lets just say that along with the tears, there was also a lot of sweat shed :) Actually, these two are too happy to shed many tears, they were too excited and in love and it exuded from them!
Kayla and Dejan, I adore you, had a great time at your wedding and hope we meet again :)
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.
Jenne and Jason tied the knot in Gravenhurst Muskoka at a fun restaurant right on the waterfront called The Dock of the Bay. It was a rainy day but despite the moody skies the wedding went off without a hitch and everyone had a great time!
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
5 totally rad and unique places I have shot at over the last few years right here in Ontario, Canada. Some were low budget, some high, some big and some had small guest lists but what remained constant was how accurately these venues complimented the couples who got married there.
At Seasons we love chatting with new brides, we encourage brides to bring us their ideas and lists of things they want to include in their special day, colours, themes, unique activities. This gives us an overall idea of what they are hoping to achieve. We ask for preferred budgets, so we can better quote aspects that will be most effective for their goals.
I LOVE all of the trends thatI am seeing - they are interactive and fun and entertaining - all things you want your wedding to be! Weddings are not just for your parents to hang out with their friends anymore! They are a whole day dedicated to the couple and their most favourite people - a day to dance or party and celebrate and share in the love of the couple! That being said, every couple is different and many still stick to the more "traditional' wedding trends, but for those of you looking for some new ideas, here is a list of some recent trends I have been seeing (and LOVE!)
Recently I heard a funny story from a fellow photographer. She told us about one current Bride who "blocked" a friend who was also getting married from using said photographer for her own wedding. The photographer said the current Bride was kind and sweet and was not really sure why she was telling her friends not to book her. To be honest, this whole situation baffled me!
How do you want to remember your wedding? Of course we hope its imbedded into our minds forever but as time goes on some of those memories may start to fade. Its great we hire photographers to capture these moments forever, and you may want to have your photographer design you a beautiful heirloom album that can be passed down to your children and grandchildren. As we know, the times they are a changin' and digital files may be obsolete in a decade.