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Natural newborn photography with a toddler

Natural newborn photography with a toddler. Capturing natural newborn photography with a toddler can be a challenge. If you are a parent with a toddler you might be a little stressed about how the photo shoot will go. We understand you’ve spent hours looking for the right photographer to capture this special moment. You invest your …

Wedding Photographer Toronto Amanda & Andrew

Wedding Photographer Toronto. When planning their wedding Amanda & Andrew needed to find a Wedding Photographer Toronto. Of course in a large city such as Toronto, the choices are endless. However, Amanda and Andrew did what most couples do. They started their search based on recommendations of friends, family, and colleges. A photographer is one …

Baptism photographer

Baptism photographer, baby Alessandro’s baptism. On a beautiful sunny day, baby Alessandro is welcomed into the community of God at St. Peter’s Church. Surrounded by friends and family that love and support him.   Alessandro is such a handsome and happy baby boy! What an absolute pleasure and privilege to be the baptism photographer for such a special baby …

Event Photographer Toronto

Event Photographer Toronto,  50 Golden Wedding Anniversary. Event Photographer Toronto allows me to meet many couples. Few couples today are able to celebrate their 50 golden wedding anniversary. When we meet a couple that does we wonder if they hold some magical secret to a long lasting marital bliss. With this beautiful couple the secrets were …

Baptism pictures in Toronto

Baptism pictures in Toronto at St. Agnes Church. Baptism pictures are a wonderful way of remembering a special moment in your baby’s life. For family’s of faith this is the first step that their children take on a life long spiritual journey. Baby A’s baptism took place on a beautiful Sunday morning. The sun was shining and …

Christening at Holy Transfiguration

Orthodox Christening at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Christening at Holy Transfiguration Serbian Monastery in Campbellville, Ontario The drive to Holy Transfiguration Serbian Monastery in Campbellville, Ontario was just breath taking. I had no idea how beautiful the drive is down Conservation Rd in Cambellville. Holy Transformation Serbian Monastery is neslted in amongst the beautiful tall trees. The service was intimate, with close …

Baby christening photos at St. Mary’s Church in Toronto’s Portugal Square.

Baby christening photos at St. Mary’s Church in Toronto’s Portugal Square. When I was contacted by baby L’s mom for baby christening photos it was clear how important this event was. She knew she didn’t want to just leave the moment to chance. Baby L’s parents want to remember this special event through beautiful photographs. They also want …

Baptism photography

Baptism Photography. You know you want to have some nice photographs of your child’s baptism. You just aren’t sure if you need to spend the money on a professional photographer.  I understand, between the clothing and reception the cost starts to add up. Sure anyone can take pictures.  I’m sure some may even be great. But do …

Santa and Mrs Claus High Tea

Santa and Mrs Claus a High Tea Experience. High Tea with Santa and Mrs Claus, an enjoyable experience for the entire family. Interact and spend time with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Make the event extra special and dress up in your best fancy victorian attire, and travel back in time and have breakfast! Why High …

Studio Santa Photos Toronto

Studio Santa Photos Toronto The Santa Sessions A few weeks ago we had a very special guest in the Studio…Santa Claus! Santa came by to visit with some very special children to see if they’ve been naughty or nice, and ask what they wanted for Christmas (and of course to take some photos). The Santa sessions …

Santa Photos Toronto- The Santa Experience

Santa Photos Toronto- An Intimate and Unique Santa Experience A unique and intimate personal session with Santa Claus No Lines. No waiting. Just one on one with Santa. Nov 9th between 10am and 2pm. Limited spots available! A truly magical experience for the entire family. Avoid the busy mall lines, parking available onsite. Imagine the look …

Waterfront Toronto Wedding Photography

Waterfront Toronto Wedding Photography This past Saturday I had the pleasure to photograph Yvonne and Michael’s waterfront wedding.  Yvonne and Michael choose to say their vows on the Captain Matthew Flinders, a Mariposa vessel. There were many reasons why they choose to get married onboard, just one of which is the fact that the Captain …

Beach Family Portrait Toronto

Beach Family Portrait Toronto A Beach Family Portrait in Toronto at Sunnyside Pavilion. If you want beautiful photographs of your family on the beach, Toronto is not the first place that comes to mind. However the truth is that Toronto does have beaches in both the east (Cherry beach) and west (Sunnyside) ends of the city. …

Natural Maternity Photos in Studio

Natural Maternity Photos Being pregnant is different for each woman and many times may even be different for each pregnancy. For most women it’s a very special and wonderful time and one that is over too quickly. Yes the reality is most of us feel physically uncomfortable. We’re carrying around a lot of extra weight, …

Bachelorette

The Ultimate Bachelorette Girls Night Out! Summer is in full swing and with it wedding season. The search for fun and unique Bachelorette party ideas has arrived. A bachelorette party is the last big celebration of your life as single girl and should be a party to remember. A few years ago when planning my own sister’s …

Dancer photos

Dancer photos of the beautiful and talented Renee. Dancers are graceful and beautiful when they move. Capturing their movement requires great timing. Renee has been practicing for many years at  PSB Dance Academy. I remember the very first time I saw Renee dance and the effect she had on the crowd. Everyone was so moved …

First birthday ideas

First birthday ideas. When it comes to planning your baby’s first birthday there are endless options to choose from and a variety of first birthday ideas to choose from. A recent client was planning a circus theme for her son’s 1st birthday party so we decided that would make a great theme for his cake …

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas. A mother Daughter photo shoot. Are you looking for great mother’s day gift ideas? Every year we look for ways to say thanks to our mom’s for all the wonderful things they do for us. Usually we buy flowers, chocolate, or dinner but this year give your mother a gift that …

First Birthday Photos.

First Birthday Photos. There is so much excitement surrounding a baby’s first birthday. Over the last year parents have watched their baby grow and learn so many new things. From the first time they can hold up their own heads, roll over, push up, crawl, and eat solids, smile, the list is endless. Celebrating this …

The Redwood Gimme Shelter

The Redwood Gimme Shelter 2014 Fundraiser. The Redwood Gimme Shelter 8th annual Fundraiser  was hosted last night at the Gardiner Museum. The Redwood is a safe place for women and children to get the support they need to escape from abusive relationships. The Redwood has been helping women and children since 1993. At the event one of the …

Cake Smash Photography Toronto

Cake Smash Photography Toronto. A year later. Nearly early a year ago I photographed my first cake smash photo session and since then I’ve been hooked! It all started with my cousins asking if I could photograph her son with some cake for his first birthday. We decide to use her backyard for an outdoor …

Photo Studio Rental

Photo Studio Rental Photoworks photography studio is available for rent. Rental options include: hourly, daily and monthly.  The studio is located in Toronto’s southwest end in the North Liberty Centre. Studio features two large windows with lots of natural light. The space is approximately 450sq feet with 14’ ceilings. Studio is located on the main level. Building is …

Cake Smash 1st Birthday Photos.

Cake Smash 1st Birthday Photos. Happy birthday to a beautiful baby girl who turns ONE today! This Cake Smash session was so much fun. I recently discovered the children’s Preschool playlist on Songza and let me tell you Clara was a big fan. She was smiling from the moment she entered the door. Clara also …

Toronto Wedding Photographer

Toronto Wedding Photograper Toronto Wedding Photographer a Romantic Boat Cruise. As a Toronto wedding photographer I’m always excited about the variety of options couples in the city have when planning a wedding. I think Ben and LuAnne made a great choice by choosing Mariposa Cruises for their wedding ceremony and reception. When I met with …

Little Girl Cake Smash

Little Girl Cake Smash I just love this adorable baby girl’s hairband. It so beautifully compliments her gorgeous big brown eyes. If you look closely you’ll notice her toes are pointed in almost every photograph. Maybe she’s meant to be a future ballerina? So cute! Cake Smash Your child’s “Cake Smash” photos are something that …

1st Birthday Cake Smash

1st Birthday Cake Smash This was by far one of the most fun cake smash sessions I have ever done. This adorable little cutie was very curious and energetic so it was no surprise that once we placed the cake in front of him he really got into it. It’s such a privilege to experience …

Elmo Themed Cake Smash

Elmo Themed Cake Smash This little cutie had an Elmo themed birthday party so I decided to bring a little Elmo inspiration into the banner.  I customize every cake smash session to suite you and your child, creating a unique momento for you to cherish.     Cake Smash Your child’s “Cake Smash” photos are …

Toddler Photo Shoot

Toddler Photo Shoot  A Valentine’s Day photo shoot gone horribly wrong. Why it’s very difficult to photograph toddlers in the studio and why I recommend going on location if possible with very active little ones. I had been planning this photo session for over a month now.  A Valentine’s Day photo shoot of my, 15-month-old …

Wedding Album

Why a wedding album should be a necessity. Are you debating if you should or shouldn’t get a wedding album? If so this is a must read. Growing up my parents wedding album was something we viewed almost daily. As young children we were in awe of seeing our parents look so beautiful and in …

Cake Smash Toronto- Girl

Cake Smash Toronto- Girl This was the second time I had an opportunity to photograph this adorable little cutie! I was so excited to see how she would react to the cake once it was set in front of her.  At first she went very slowly, just touching the icing with a finger tip or …

Studio Cake Smash

Studio Cake Smash I’m so happy to do what I do. I get so excited every time I have a little one in the studio for a cake smash. This little guy is about as adorable as you can get! Check out his beautiful blue eyes. At the end of the session we had the …

Santa’s Little Helper

Santa’s Little Helper a Christmas photo shoot. We had known for a while that we had wanted to do a Santa’s helper themed photo shoot for our Christmas cards this year. We spent hours trying to decide on what we wanted the set to look like and what the necessary props would be, we even …

Pink Cake Smash

Pink Cake Smash All kids are cute, but this little girl was irresistible! She had the most precious little smile and had such a great time during her session. Happy birthday Kailyn I’m so happy you enjoyed your cake! Your child’s “Cake Smash” photos are something that you’ll cherish forever.  Sessions are always a lot …

Christening Photographer Toronto

Christening Photographer Toronto On September 28th, a beautiful day surrounded by his loving parents and family Adriano was Christened. The ceremony was at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Thornhill. Adriano is such an incredible little boy, with a heart warming smile. He was a little surprised by the water running over his head but as the …

Stacey and Greg, a Heather Glen Wedding

    A wedding Ceremony and Reception at Heather Glen golf course. On Saturday July 6th, 2013 two wonderful people Stacey Duchscher and Greg Rennie joined by their adorable daughter Sierra exchanged vows and wedding rings, and officially sealed the bond of love they have for each other. They choose the Heather Glen golf course …

Baptism Photographer- Paul’s Baptism

Baptism Photographer Toronto On April 23rd, a beautiful and hot day Paul was Baptized. Paul’s loving parents and Godparents helped him get dressed. He wore a Roberto Cavalli suit for his Baptism. He looked especially cute in his stylish white suit. Somehow this adorable little boy managed to stay happy and smiley even with the extreme heat of …

Modern Contemporary Portrait Photographer

The Modern Contemporary Portrait Photographer. Every woman deserves to have a beautiful portrait of herself that she feels proud of and is happy to display. As women we judge ourselves harshly. We agonize over all of our faults, instead of focusing on our positive qualities. Seeing our beauty can be difficult especially when we compare ourselves …

The Professional Headshot

The Right headshot can say a lot about you. People tend to do business with those they know, like and trust. Having a professional business headshot helps people feel like they know you before you’ve ever even met. Today just about everybody needs a professional Headshot and having the right kind of headshot says a …

Mother’s Day

Every year for Mother’s Day I struggle to find the perfect gift for my mom. What gift will most expresses the appropriate amount of thanks to a woman who eliminated coffee, cold cuts, sushi and wine among other things for 9 months. Who watched her body change shape before her eyes as her waist magically …

Mustafa & Troy tie the knot.

Mustafa & Troy tie the knot. A Toronto City Hall Wedding. From the moment I first spoke to Mustafa on the phone I immediately liked him. Mustafa oozes warmth and positivity. I was really excited about the opportunity to photograph his marriage to Troy who is one of the kindest, most open and charming men you’ll …

Stage Show Photos

Stage Show Photos One of the best parts of taking a cruise as a holiday has got to be the wonderful entertainment on offer. Princess Cruises offers some fantastic stage shows all of which are custom designed exclusively for Princess. Here are some of a recent show British Invasion we photographed.