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Rustic Barn Wedding in Hawkesbury Ontario

August 29, 2014
I met Lauren while photographing her friend's backyard wedding and Evan at his brother's wedding in Perth. Running around that Perth wedding as groomsmen were even more of Evan's brothers--burly Canadian boys with the arms of lumberjacks and the comedic sensibilities of Will Ferrell. While scouting the venue before the ceremony I spotted one of the...
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Intimate Wedding at the Blue Cactus, Byward Market

May 27, 2014
Most of the weddings I photograph feature hundreds of guests, start in the early afternoon and continue long into the evening. But occasionally I work with couples who have something a little smaller, perhaps a little bit less formal in mind. Lisa and Michael's DIY wedding at the Blue Cactus was just such an occasion. Although it's no surprise to...
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Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

May 14, 2014
On March 26, 2014 I had the pleasure of working with the charity Epilepsy Ottawa-Carleton to cover their Purple Day event outside City Hall. In attendance were Cassidy Megan--who created Epilepsy Awareness Day--Mayor Watson, Miss Teen Ottawa Karina Wang, the charity's staff and volunteers, and many of the clients who benefit from their work. Here...
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Greyhawk Golf Club Wedding

December 19, 2013
Now that the wedding season is just about wrapping up for me as we head into a new year, I thought I would take the opportunity to play a little catch-up on my blog. First up, a wedding I photographed in May at Greyhawk Golf Club. I shot Kayla and Jessie's engagement photos in Wakefield, totally fell in love with their goofiness and humor and was...
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Saunders Farm Wedding with Holly and Jay

February 26, 2013
(See Saunders Farm Wedding with Keely and Nick for a more recent wedding shot here) I'm often asked: What is the strangest or most interesting wedding you've photographed? And I generally respond by first pointing out that in fact most weddings all seem to follow a core set of traditions. But this definitely doesn't mean that all of my weddings ar...
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Photos at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier

January 04, 2013
When I first arrived in Ottawa, the Chateau Laurier Hotel was simply 'that castle-y building next to Parliament'. Since then, having been pulled there by wedding couples, and having recommended the location for both wedding and engagement photos, I've become very well acquainted with both the outside and inside of Ottawa's luxury hotel....
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Getting Ready Photos - Why Do Them ?

December 14, 2012
What are getting ready photos? I have just arrived at the bride's home, and have put down my gear and slipped off my shoes. The girl who let me in--a bridesmaid, no doubt--has bounded back upstairs and into a room from which several unmistakably female voices emanate. A cackle, a squeal, a pained 'ooh, I think I just broke the..'; one girl is look...
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Ottawa City Hall Wedding with N and J

December 03, 2012
Someone remarked to me recently that the news--as one might find in a newspaper--tends mostly to be bad news, and that there seems not to be much in the way of a source of good news. After discovering that I photograph weddings, he then pointed out that perhaps I am one of these sources--that documenting 'good news' is in fact the business every we...
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