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I love lists. When I have multiple projects all happening at the same time, I try to take it step by step, according to due date. Every one of my clients is important to me and I try to keep that in mind when the emails are pouring in with questions, pricing inquiries, payments, and more. I get it, you want to know what’s happening with your money and you have every right to inquire. So I can imagine when it comes to planning a whole wedding and seeing those dollar bills fly out in every direction. Make yourself a nice list, do your research, be confident in your decisions.  It’s the only way to feel prepared for your special day. When you are making a list, use things like Google Docs and have a page for every aspect of it, like, Decor, Video, Photo, Venues, Flowers, and an Excel Sheet for your total expenses so you can track how well you are doing within your budget. This blog post inspiration came to me today while doing the same for my taxes, unrelated to planning a wedding but it reminds me how important it is to be organized, sorting out […]
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You hear everywhere you go that first impressions are super important.  In this digital age, your head shot can be the first impression you make on someone. When I have a session for head shots, I ask my clients where exactly they plan on using this picture and then I help them pose for it. I aim to help you look like the best version of yourself on camera, so that your head shot can do some of the work for you.  For more information about head shots, visit my page above under the Other Works tab. My packages sessions include: Make up and Hair Styling One on one photography session  Retouching  
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There is so much that goes into a wedding, we all know that. And it doesn’t happen over night.  Some brides (and grooms too, but let’s be real here, it all her) decide to take on this challenge on their own. Some prefer to enlist the help of wedding planners and decor specialists. Are we going to have flowers? Or candles? What is our colour theme? Do we need chair covers? And the list of questions goes on… Having been on the scene during the set up of our Stylized Bridal Shoots, which you can view in my photography portfolio, it is crazy how much time and thought goes into making things “look nice.” Everything is placed strategically, making sure that things are symmetrical, beautiful, and not a fire hazard. While you don’t need 100 pictures of the center pieces, you do need a few artistically captured photos just for your memories, whether to appreciate your masterpiece down the road, or to laugh even at the disaster it was. (Red table clothes, what was I thinking?!) So what’s your plan? Do It Yourself Venture!  There are also amazing DIY decor inspirations on Pinterest that are absolutely stunning and great for the […]
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A few months ago, I had the pleasure of being photographer on a 1920’s inspired bridal styled shoot. It was such a blast incorporating vintage elements with modern trends in such a gorgeous location! We shot at the Alderlea Heritage Event Center in Brampton, Ontario. It’s old charm totally added the right kind of atmosphere for our shoot, with its old chairs, patterned walls, and elegance. Our models had an amazing time getting into the right frame and mind to portray the laughs and glamour of the 1920s. For some scenes, I kept the lighting very basic and dim, to give it that grainy old photo look, where in others, the photos are crisp, clean and modern and lit with strobes indoors. Hope you enjoy it and brides: Pick up your copy today at your local Chapters and Indigo locations! Here is the list of the Vendors involved: Creative Lead / Makeup by Katerina Rapoport Inc Photography by Carmela Sagula Video Taylin Wilson Decor by Sweet Bee Tea Party Domes Designs by Paige Smith Flowers by Chi Tran Desserts by Danijela Pulcini Stationary Vanessa Legair Hairstyles Olesya Art Chairs by Majestic Chair Boutique Headpieces Blair Nadeau Millinery Decor Elements Have […]
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