[wedding] Graham & Christina – Cambridge Mill Wedding

March 11th, 2015

I consider myself a relatively “no frills” photographer – 99% of the time I’m shooting alone, with very little equipment. I like to keep things simple. And what often happens then is I get connected with couples who are also “no frills,” and everything just clicks. Graham and Christina are known to their friends and family as being extremely organized, and they have close bonds with their family – all of which were evident in the way they planned their wedding. Everything went according to schedule – a rarity! Graham’s “best man” was his sister (who brought a lot of levity to the day), and Christina had her three sisters at her side. Even their wedding cake was a striking display of minimalism! All this to say, we got along great.

Here are some of the highlights from their wedding day. We took photos in and around the Cambridge Mill, as well as at the University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture campus.

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For a few more photos from the day, follow this link for the previously posted teaser photos. For my full wedding and engagement portfolio, visit weddings.brianstdenis.com, and stay up-to-date with new blog posts via Facebook.

[teaser] Aaron & Andrea – Cambridge Mill Wedding

March 2nd, 2015

Congratulations to Aaron and Andrea, who saw February out in style with their wedding day at the Cambridge Mill.

See below for a few teasers from their winter wedding, which we managed to (mostly) stay indoors for!

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For my full wedding and engagement portfolio, visit weddings.brianstdenis.com, and stay up-to-date with new blog posts via Facebook.

 

[engagement] Bob & Angela – Woodside National Historic Site Engagement Session, Kitchener

February 18th, 2015

One of the best kept secrets of Kitchener is the Woodside National Historic Site, which packs a surprising amount of variety into a small area of land, making it perfect for engagement sessions. Bob, Angela and I visited it in the fall to make some photos and play up their hockey team rivalry. Opposites attract, as they say.

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You can see a few more photos from this session here. For my full wedding and engagement portfolio, visit weddings.brianstdenis.com, and stay up-to-date with new blog posts via Facebook.

 

[engagement] Mike & Alexandra – University of Western Engagement Session

February 11th, 2015

Mike, Alexandra and I chased that magic hour light across the University of Western Ontario campus in London for these engagement photos. I’ve since photographed their beautiful wedding, too – watch for those photos online soon!

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Check out a few more photos from this session here! For my full wedding and engagement portfolio, visit weddings.brianstdenis.com, and stay up-to-date with this blog through my Facebook page.

[families] Paul & Janet – High Park Anniversary Session, Toronto

February 4th, 2015

Every so often, I get a photo request that isn’t for a wedding or engagement – a great reminder to all of you reading that you don’t need a big occasion to make some photos and memories. Paul and Janet’s daughters asked me to photograph their parents on the occasion of their 30th anniversary, and it was a pleasure to explore Toronto’s High Park (one of their favourite spots) with this vibrant, joyous couple.

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Check out a few more photos from this session here! For my full wedding and engagement portfolio, visit weddings.brianstdenis.com, and stay up-to-date with this blog through my Facebook page.

 

Frank & Susan – Bruce Peninsula National Park, Tobermory

January 28th, 2015

Rewinding back to the fall of 2013 today, and to one of my favourite places in the world: Bruce Peninsula National Park and Singing Sands beach. It’s an amazing place to camp and hike, and it’s a beautiful backdrop for photos – which is one of the reasons Frank and Susan were interested in coming here.

These photos were taken a short time before their actual wedding, which was happening in Hong Kong. Frank said traditionally most wedding photos there are taken in advance so that they can be printed and displayed during the wedding reception. They wanted to have these photos taken in Canada, though, and after a few other options fell through (thanks to the Calgary flood of 2013), we arrived in Tobermory. Susan couldn’t have picked a better dress to match the blue-green waves!

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View my entire wedding and engagement portfolio at weddings.brianstdenis.com, and connect with me on Facebook.

 

[wedding] Kelly & Tony – Fifth Grill & Terrace Toronto Wedding

January 14th, 2015

“Simply elegant” best describes Kelly and Tony’s wedding at the Fifth Grill & Terrace in downtown Toronto. With their sense of style (that dress!) and the venue they chose, it felt more like a magazine fashion shoot at times. It was a pleasure capturing this intimate, classy event. Here are some of the highlights!

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See a few more photos from this wedding here, view my entire wedding and engagement portfolio at weddings.brianstdenis.com, and connect with me on Facebook.

Best of 2014 Wedding Photography

December 31st, 2014

I’m once again thankful for the opportunity to meet, hike, travel, party, and – for the first and perhaps last time – herd cats with some fantastic people. With only a few hours left in 2014, I wanted to share some of my own personal favourite photos from the year.

To the 15 couples I worked with – thanks for allowing me to share and capture this huge part of your lives! To the viewers of this blog, thanks for visiting and see you in 2015.

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[teaser] Ali & John – Stratford Engagement Session

November 3rd, 2014

When we scheduled this engagement session, I don’t think we could’ve anticipated that the weather would conspire against us three weeks in a row in October! Not only that, but when we did get a sunny day, my car’s battery decided it wasn’t in the mood. Thanks CAA and thanks Ali and John for your patience in this session coming together. We had just enough magic hour sunlight with the clocks rolling back to make these engagement photos!

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For more wedding and engagement photos, scroll through the rest of this site, visit my portfolio site, and stay up-to-date on new posts on Facebook.

[teaser] Aaron & Andrea – Waterloo Park Engagement Session

October 23rd, 2014

Aaron and Andrea hadn’t originally planned on engagement photos, but I’m glad they changed their minds (and I hope they are, too!) We got to take advantage of the stunning colours on display at Waterloo Park last weekend.

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For more wedding and engagement photos, scroll through the rest of this site, visit my portfolio site, and stay up-to-date on new posts on Facebook.

 

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