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BLAIR FAMILY

BLAIR FAMILY

Of course you all remember the goosebumps you got reading about Cody and Taylor's fairytale love story...

I said it then, and we still know it, see it and love it: Cody is the 'the one' for Taylor. So to be a part of their journey has been nothing but an honour.

First we had little bump, then we had big bump, and finally Parker is here and cute as ever. What could be more wonderful? How about becoming Mr. & Mrs. in ONE WEEK from TODAY!

I love photographing these two, and I love that I've been asked to shoot their big wedding soirée in the future. Congratulations to these two beautiful beings, and I can't wait to see what other magic we create together!

(Irrelevant P.S. - My fiancé and I love having another couple to hang out with now!!!)

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MR. & MRS. ZORZIT

Remember this awesome duo?

Of course you do. Because nobody could ever forget a love like that.

After a year full of photographs and memories, I got to create some more (important) ones with Ryan & Rachelle - also known now as the Zorzit's.

Both of them have known me since I was starting my journey of my photography. Ryan and I went to high school together, so we saw each other through all phases of embarrassing. Rachelle remembered me from when I got my business started and photographed metal bands around the city (also embarrassing). When Rachelle mentioned my name to Ryan, without hesitation he said "she's hired."

Since then, the 3 of us have been on a whirlwind of awesome. Like I said before, my camera loves them, and loves the love they have for each other.

Some of my absolute favourite photographs are of these two, and their wedding day was no different.

We started the day back and forth from the bride and groom's family homes, then we met at Corpus Christi; a church the Zorzit's are proudly a part of. After a beautiful day in Jackson Park, with just the right amount of sunshine, we partied at Ciociaro Club where plum hues and sparkle gave the perfect nod to the end of summer.

They let me experiment with all of the little extras while they got dolled up, and the two still made me feel like a guest rather than help at their ceremony by flashing laughs and jokes my way from across the room.

These two are wonderful, and these photos are proof.

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Dress: It's Your Day
Suits: Freeds of Windsor
Floral: Gail's Flowers & Event Decor
Decorations: Gail's Flowers & Event Decor
Cake: Sugar Spoon Bakery
Locations: Corpus Christi Church, Jackson Park, Ciociaro Club

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MR. & MRS. BAY

About a year ago, Stephanie came into contact with me for her wedding. Since then, getting to know her was definitely getting to adore her, as her and I were both fellow Potterheads, and it seemed the stars aligned for us to work together. Jonathan on the other hand was still a mystery, because his busy bones were out in Saskatchewan being a hero, and we didn't get a chance to meet until only a few days before "I do."

Stephanie is joining Jonathan on the road to the West, followed by little Liana, who was the sweetest flower girl ever. I am so glad I got to celebrate their special moments together a few weeks ago, because everything was smiles and love between these two.

A small, quaint ceremony took place basking below the warm sun, under the trees in Olde Sandwich Towne, followed by a dinner overlooking the waterfront. The wedding for the Bay's was perfect for them - simple, with rustic charm.

Until we meet again, I'm sending many of happiest wishes their way from home, awaiting when they'll come back and let me capture them once more.

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Dress: Galina
Rings: People's Jewelers, EMBR
Floral: Eco Flower
Cake: Yummy Tummy
Locations: Mackenzie Hall, Jackson Park, Lilly Kazilly's
 

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LAURA & KEITH

I was so grateful these two risked a rainy Sunday drive from Sarnia to come visit me for photos in Windsor - we were blessed with perfect weather, and beautiful sunshine!

Laura was introduced to me from our dear friend, Heather, who will be one of her bridesmaids this upcoming September. I'm completely honoured to be apart of their adventure in life together, and can't wait for their special day in a few months!

 

ADRIAN & AMANDA

I had the absolute pleasure of meeting these two via our mutual friends. I had donated a session for a Stag and Doe back in April, and was thrilled when Amanda and Adrian showed up ready for action. They even brought me the cutest bottle of wine!

They shared with me that they got engaged two weeks prior to the event, and had no plans of doing photos together. But when they saw the option, all their door tickets went into my bag. I was absolutely flattered! And here we are.

The second my camera lifted, it loved them both. These two are the epitome of happiness; of total adoration. I kept making the joke that they look like the perfect Pinterest-esque couple, because it was so true!

I can't wait until these two tie the knot, because it will be all sorts of magical.

RYAN & RACHELLE

What's awesome when two people click is that they want to keep making magic together – in this instance, Ryan and Rachelle's love for each other is extraordinary, and the love my camera (and me) has for this duo is enchanting.

This was our third time together in just 8 months. This time, we took it indoors to the Foundry Pub where the rustic wood brought out every bit of warmth on that beautiful Saturday morning.

The next time I photograph these two, they'll be saying their "I Do's." Why not sneak in one last engagement shoot in together before then?

Once again, I give you the future Mr. & Mrs. Zorzit...

 

CODY & TAYLOR

CODY & TAYLOR

I met Taylor through one of our great mutual friends when we were just teenagers, and we are both godmamas to two cute sisters. When Cody came in to the picture, it was like every day together was filled with sunshine. We all knew he was 'the one.'

We had met up for a small bump session in the Winter of 2016, but these two were so adorable I needed more! I was so lucky Taylor reached out again before she is due. 

While discussing our plans with Taylor, Cody suddenly pops up online and says to keep him informed - because he wants to propose! I was absolutely ecstatic to be apart of this and knew it had to be unique, and absolutely special.

I let Cody know of the best spots, ones where I could still capture the moment but give them their special time together. Obviously, Taylor said hell yes.

So now we get to look forward to two amazing times in this duo's life; the birth of Baby Parker in May (or April, judging by the pop of that belly!), and now the union of the future of Mr & Mrs Blair.

Thanks for tolerating the mud and my obnoxious "aw's" - you are stellar kids.

BECKY & MORGAN

BECKY & MORGAN

I have known the Lachapelle family for many wonderful years. It seems I had become the go-to girl for all means family photos, so naturally, they made me feel like I was another sibling or daughter to them.

So when your family loses a loved one, your world is shook.

We lost the queen of the family, Rae, a few weeks ago unexpectedly. Morgan, after many messages of condolences, approached me about my love for the musical Rent. I had no idea it had been touring, as I had only seen it perform in Windsor. Morgan extended the invite, but with a twist.

Morgan and I were around 14 years old when we first met, but I have yet to see a smile on her face as big as when Becky is around. To my surprise, and my happiness, Morgan and Becky wanted to get engaged to each other, but had hesitated while grieving. Until just shortly ago,  under the gold and marble painted skies of the Fisher Theater, they exchanged rings. The most beautiful part of their story? Mama Rae was the only one who had seen them.

I'm blessed to know this family, and forever grateful to be their first call.