To our Mothers: You must exist in photos for your children. One day, they will be grown and those photos will be priceless.
To our Children: You must get mum out from behind the lens and in front of it. You are her focus and always will be; remind her of her beauty and be there to share it with her. One day, she will be gone and those photos will be priceless.
To All: We MUST exist in photos for each other. The time is NOW -- not when you're 10lbs lighter, not when your hair is longer, not when you have a better outfit -- as there is no guarantee of tomorrow.
To Diana, Milena, Anastasia and Paulina: thank-you for recognizing the importance of photos and sharing a priceless experience with the key women in your lives. You have given each other precious keepsakes -- the value of which cannot be measured. xox
Avid skiers, Leigh Ann, Rick and Madison are no strangers to the cold and snow. You'd be hard-pressed to find a weekend where they are not downhill racing or just enjoying the slopes. It was only fitting then that their family session be scheduled during one of the longest and coldest winters Ontario has seen. They paid the snow (and low temperatures) no mind, willingly tromping, sitting and lying down in the white stuff. As you can see, it hampered their smiles and good spirits not one bit. As for me, with sessions like this, I will admit to beginning to enjoy winter a little more ... just a little. ;) Thank-you, Leigh Ann, Rick and Madison for sharing your love of winter with me. I look forward to one day following you on the slopes!
I have had the honour of photographing Miss Ava since she was in utero with mom's maternity session. ;) Ava is also one of my Milestone Babies: I am photographing this little nugget in her first year as she hits her key milestones (3 months, 6 months and 1 year). She's currently sitting pretty and completely edible. Stay tuned as Ava comes up to one year and I can showcase how she has clearly grown and developed in a particularly special series of combined images for mom and dad. xox
An outdoor winter wedding in Ontario's snowbelt?! Why not?
This stunning bride and groom are showcasing In The Moment Event Planning & Design's newest wedding venue launch at Mountain Orchards in the form of a stylized wedding shoot.
Newly launched on Valentine's Day, couples can now add Mountain Orchards Weddings to their list of possible wedding venues this coming wedding season. Granted, couples will probably opt for a snowfree wedding at Mountain Orchards, but some of the best professionals in the wedding industry came together to produce this stylized shoot to give you a visual representation of how fabulous your wedding can be in this newly launched location. If the proof is there that it can be fabulous in the middle of an especially long Canadian winter, then think how fabulous it will be in the key wedding seasons to come ...
Concept, design, linen, tableware and seating: In The Moment Event Planning & Design
Vintage table accents: The Dusty Magpie
Wedding Cake: Sugar House Cakes
Bridal Bouquet, Floral Accents: Floral Reef Designs
Hair: Richardson Hair Design
Hand-crafted birdcage - fascinator: Vanessa Zaluski
Makeup: Colleen Hanna Makeup Artist
Bridal Wear : All That Glitters Bridal Salon
Models: Real life newlyweds, Nicole and David Walter, who braved the snow and cold with some of us who are extremely passionate about our craft! xox
Photography: Elenora Luberto, J E M M A N | photography
Contact any of the above wedding professionals directly by their links if you would like more information on their quality services. Happy Wedding Planning!