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If you’ve ever met with us about your wedding, you’ll know that all we ask of our couples is that you bring emotion. Well, we had nothing to worry about at Shannon & James’ wedding! We had a great day for weather at Strathmere this past January, with light snow turning into a nice heavy snowfall for the end of their ceremony. When Shannon and James met with us, we chatted about timing and decided that a first look was the best fit for great images given their ceremony was at 4pm, and we would have only had 30 minutes of daylight after their ceremony. We created a little bit of suspense with James as he was waiting for his bride to arrive!
I had a pleasure capturing the emotion of their day, and I hope that you enjoy the preview!
Jennifer and Matt are very unique and full of love for each other. You may remember them from when we burnt a sofa for their engagement session! I had the pleasure of photographing their wedding at Strathmere this fall, and they were just as playful and creative at their wedding! Jennifer’s brother was their MC and kept everybody entertained during dinner. When the dancing finally started, I finally saw where Jennifer got her energy and enthusiasm from, her grandmother, who’s in her mid 90′s got up and danced circles around half of the guests!
Enjoy the preview:
Ivanette and I first had the opportunity to meet with Alaina, Jim & Bella back in December just after we moved into our new studio. We had a great time and had been looking forward to their wedding. Alaina & Jim (and Bella for that matter) have an amazing, true, pure love for each other, which is apparent after meeting them for only five minutes. When couples ask us if there is anything we need from them, our answer is simply emotion, which they both had more than enough on their wedding day!
We wish Alaina & Jim the best in their future together!
Enjoy the preview:
We first met Jingjing and Nick at a wedding show this spring. In getting to know them, we quickly learnt that they are two truly genuine and honest people. Both were brought up with traditional Chinese values, and their wedding showed that. Family was number one for this wedding, and was very apparent throughout the day.
Jingjing and Nick chose to see each other before their wedding, which allowed us to capture their formal images earlier in the day, giving time for a break after their traditional tea ceremony to relax before their reception!
Hope you enjoy the preview as much as I enjoyed photographing their wedding:
As you may have read in our previous post, I used John’s vintage film camera and lens to capture part of their wedding. There is just something different about capturing images on Black & White film. I used Ilford Delta iso 100 and iso 400 film for these images:
Janis & John had a gorgeous day for their wedding last Saturday at Strathmere. The sun even came out for brief moments! The weather was great, with lots of great family and friends in attendance. Janis and John did a great job of putting together their elegant and personalized wedding. Of course, everything went as smooth as possible, thanks to Erika, one of Strathmere’s coordinators.
If you’ve already read my previous post, you’ll already know that I photographed part of Janis & John’s wedding using film, so that part of their day would be captured through the same lens that John used to photograph Janis when they were in high school in the 70′s. The following photos are all from our digital cameras, however, stay tuned for more film photos!
Enjoy the sneak peek:
On October 1st, we had the pleasure of photographing Rebecca and James’ wedding at Strathmere‘s Garden House, and it was a unique one for us–Brian went to school with both the bride and groom, and most of the wedding party!
We started the day at Carole Baker Visage with the girls…
And spent some time with the boys, who were obviously very relaxed about the whole affair!
Rebecca wore a beautiful Spanish designed gown from W1 White One
The fall colours were a stunning backdrop for photos at Strathmere!
James was looking quite dapper for this photo near The Lodge…
Behind The Lodge, we found this really amazing barn front! When speaking with our coordinator, we found out that it’s an original piece of one of the buildings, and we begged that they not dispose of it–it’s just way too cool to get rid of!!!
I LOVE how both of these men look at her…
I’m not kidding when I tell you that this was one fierce bouquet toss!
The guys? Still totally relaxed about the whole affair!
Except for the ring bearer, who wasn’t quite sure about the camera thing…
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that Strathmere is a working farm surrounded by corn fields!
A huge thanks to Lianna, wedding coordinator extraordinaire, for making our day so much easier–an exceptional service provided by Strathmere and we loved working with you!