Natalie & Mitch's wedding was one of my favourites from last Fall. Who doesn't love a wedding that is full of elegance and sports a vintage VW bus, complete with all of the hippie embellishments? Natalie & Mitch were lucky to be one of the last couples to enjoy their wedding at the historic Hiram Walker Canadian Club Brand Centre. Although the Club is no longer hosting weddings, many couples throughout the years can adorn their homes with memories from the beautiful building.
After tying the not at the Canadian Club Brand Centre, we went to Malden Park for something a little different. Mitch's Dad's Vintage Volkswagen Bus was the perfect prop!
Congratulations you two! You are so fun and it was a pleasure spending your day with you.
Photography, Karitas Photography
Second Shooter, Joe Symchyshyn of Symchyshyn Photographic
Venues, Hiram Walker & Fogolar Furlan
Dress, Promises & Lace / Designer, Pronovias
Decorator & Florist, Diva Floral Designs
DJ, A friend
Cake, A friend
I've been wanting to blog this wedding for some time now. It was the perfect finish to my 2017 wedding season because I LOVE authentic people and offbeat weddings. Brittney & Jared are just that, authentic and so perfectly adorable. They truly love one another and they're just real. You know what I mean? A little bit of an out of the box wedding but still with tons of class.
I love weddings in quirky locations, doing regular things. This wedding was held in the White Room at Water's Edge Event Centre. They somehow manage to make a basement look fabulous! Perfect for an offbeat wedding. Then we wandered around Walkerville for their photos, making everyday locations our targets.
Make sure to scroll all the way to the end for Brittney & Jared's Vendor list and link to their engagement session.
Photography: Karitas Photography
Second Shooter: Kerry Trepanier from Kerry Trepanier Photography
Venue: Water's Edge Event Centre
Brittney's Dress: Bridal Couture (Allure)
Jared's Suit: Moore's
Hair: Bosley Hair Co., Ryan Bosley
Makeup: Bosley Hair Co., Jeff Bosley
Decorator: Gail's Flowers and Event Decor
Flowers: Flowers by Freesia
DJ: Corbett Productions
Caterer: Smashed Apple
Wedding Cake: Susan's Specialty Cakes
Want to see more of Brittney & Jared? Check out their engagement session here!
Such an amazing September Wedding with Chanthorn & Sreang. This gorgeous wedding and amazing couple will stand out to me for years to come. Their love for one another is so inspiring and it was such an honour to tell their story!
Their wedding was the perfect blend; they had every stylish detail covered and their two sons add the right amount of adorable to top it off.
Congratulations Chanthorn & Sreang!
Photographer - Karitas Photography
2nd Shooter - Kerry Trepanier
Hair - Suzi Ngan & Liz Thong
Makeup - Lisa & Tina from M.A.C. Cosmetics
Dresses - Bridal Couture, Flower Girl Dresses - Target
Suits - Moore's, Boys Outfits - H&M
Officiant - Pastor Ron Nelson
Decorator - Olivia Wedding Creations
Catering - New Kirin Eatery Chinese Restaurant
Photo Booth - Modern Settings
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Children are not a distraction from more important work.
They are the most important work.
- C.S. Lewis
This quote has always spoke volumes to me. How easy we get distracted and roll through the motions of life. Family photos with our children being another thing to check off the list. But really, if we really truly see our children, then they can bring so much meaning and joy to all of the routine we are obliged to take part in. Documentary photography with families allows children to be themselves, to capture who they are in their play.
Terri and I have been on the same page since day one when it comes to our vision for a photo session. Two years ago when she first contacted me for newborn photos of her youngest daughter she shared that she wanted natural photos, nothing posed, "I'd much prefer to look back on these photos as a representation of how we were when this person entered our family". When I read those words I knew I was the right photographer for them. My goal when I enter a home is to capture the real moments, the laughter, sometimes even the tears. These are the parts of life that you will truly remember. Children are our most important work.
Standing and smiling at a stranger doesn't hold as much weight as running around your backyard with your kids until they squeal with laughter. It's always an honour to be invited in to capture these raw moments in someone's life.
Hope you can treasure these photos for many years Jon & Terri!
Jordan and Randy have become one of my favourite couples. They are so perfect together and I'm pretty sure I teared up at least three times on their wedding day! If you love dogs and adorable First Looks, you definitely need to scroll through the photos below. Their adorable Boston Terrier, Dillon, not only attended their wedding but he even signed their wedding certificate. He would've stolen the show if it wasn't for how beautiful inside & out Jordan is, and how much Randy absolutely adores her. The way he looks at her is magic. Not to mention their style is spot on!
For their first look, they were surrounded by beautiful gardens just off of the water, at the Sycamore House in Kingsville. It is a gorgeous and intimate spot. The rest of their day was held at Mastronardi Estate Winery in Kingsville Ontario, where a team of amazing professionals takes care of everything from the decorating to the food.
Second Shooter - Kerry Trepanier
First Look Venue - Sycamore House
Venue - Mastronardi Estate Winery
Dress - Stella York, Its Your Day Bridal Boutique
Hair - Jen Senechal, Amici Salon
Makeup - Lidia Badaoa
Suit - Freeds
Flowers - Jacob's Flowers
Decorator - Eadie Mastronardi & Laura Schiefer
DJ - Joe Faubert, Elev8 Productions
Donuts - Lakeside Bakery
Loved celebrating with you two... Congratulations!! - Emma
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