Your love is a work of art
& we are here to show you
We wholeheartedly understand the concerns you may have about feeling "not photogenic" or struggling to capture candid moments. But let us tell you a secret: beauty and authenticity reside in those unguarded, vulnerable moments when you're simply being yourself. You may not witness the way your eyes light up as you gaze at your partner or the infectious laughter that fills the air when you're truly in the moment.
THAT IS WHERE WE COME IN
When you choose us, you're not just hiring photographers to capture and edit your photos. You're investing in a team that understands the art of posing, prompting, and capturing your true personalities on camera. We have a knack for bringing out the genuine essence of who you are and weaving it seamlessly into your unique story.
With us, you can trust that every frame will reflect your authentic selves, creating a collection of images that truly embody your journey together.
REMEMBER, THIS IS WHERE REAL LOVE MEETS ART
You handle the love and we will handle the art.
how do we do it?
Our signature style
We pride ourselves on our unique approach. Our galleries exude effortless elegance, capturing candid and authentic moments that are not overly constructed or posed. Our aesthetic is a perfect blend of traditional and modern photography styles, beautifully incorporating three core elements to create a truly exceptional experience.
What is a candid shot?
Candid shots are at the heart of our galleries. They capture the unseen moments, the genuine emotions that you want to cherish and relive time and time again. Candid shots hold the key to preserving your most special moments.
How is a candid shot achieved?
A candid shot is a glimpse of you in the moment, captured naturally without interruption or direction from us. It's about preserving the authenticity of your day, capturing the beauty of each moment, the cherished details you've invested in, and the presence of your loved ones. With our candid photography approach, we ensure that every significant moment is documented, even the ones where you couldn't be present in two places at once for.
What is a creative shot?
We consider creative shots as the icing on the cake, adding that extra touch of wow factor to your gallery. These images capture your true essence, making you feel like a rockstar and showcasing just how amazing you are in front of the camera. They are the images that elevate your experience and make you appreciate your unique beauty and personality.
How is a creative shot achieved?
To capture creative shots, we employ a combination of playful prompts and artistic composition. Through interactive prompts, we encourage you to naturally interact with each other, while our skilled photographers work their magic with unique angles and settings. The result? A collection of fun and spontaneous images that beautifully reflect your genuine connection. The best part is, you'll be having so much fun that you won't even realize you're posing for the camera!
What is a portrait shot?
Portrait shots are like the pause button in life. While candid and creative shots have their own charm, we firmly believe in the significance of portraits. They provide a timeless way to capture and cherish the those we hold dear. In this age of Instagram and fleeting trends, portraits remind us of the enduring value of capturing our loved ones.
HOW IS A portrait SHOT ACHIEVED?
We understand that family portraits can feel overwhelming and time-consuming, especially on your wedding day. That's why we've developed a streamlined system to make the process easy, organized, and efficient. With our approach, you'll capture beautiful memories that will last a lifetime, without sacrificing precious moments of your special day. During your first consultation call, we'll walk you through the details of this process, ensuring a seamless experience for you and your loved ones.
Curious to see these shots in action?Take a peak into our galleries
Take a look at our showcase gallery, where you can catch a glimpse of the breathtaking moments we've captured for couples like you.
Explore the love stories, emotions, and memories that make each wedding unique. Get inspired and envision your own special day with us.
I. Initial Inquiry and Consultation
After you've shown interest in our services and reached out to us, we'll promptly respond to your inquiry. We'll schedule a consultation, either over the phone or through video, to discuss your wedding vision, photography needs, and answer any questions you may have.
II. Collection Selection
During the consultation, we'll present you with a range of collection options tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Once you've chosen the collection that best suits your requirements, we'll provide you with your contract and invoice, outlining the selected services and pricing details.
III. INVOICE + CONTRACT
Take your time to review your documents and ensure that it aligns perfectly with your vision. Once you're ready to proceed, we'll request a 50% retainer payment and ask you to sign the contract to secure your wedding date. This step officially confirms our services for your special day.
IV. Engagement Session
If you've opted for an engagement session, we'll schedule a separate session at a location of your choice. This session allows us to get to know each other better and helps you feel more comfortable in front of the camera. The Silver Engagement Session (1 hour) comes with all of our wedding collections. You may upgrade to the Gold Engagement Session which is 2 hours, 2 locations and 2 outfit changes if this better suits your needs.
V. Questionnaire and Pre-Wedding Preparation
4-6 weeks prior to your wedding day, we'll send you a comprehensive questionnaire. This questionnaire covers all the essential details of your wedding day, including the timeline, photo preferences, special family circumstances, and more. Additionally, we'll provide you with a detailed package that assists you in preparing the necessary details for your wedding day, ensuring a smooth and well-organized photography experience.
VI. Pre-Wedding Consultation
During this consultation, we'll review the questionnaire together, going over all the details you've provided. We'll discuss your preferences, special moments you'd like us to capture, and any specific requests you may have. This meeting ensures that we are fully prepared to document your day in alignment with your vision.
VII. Wedding Day
On your special day, we'll be there right on time, armed with the valuable insights gathered from the comprehensive questionnaire and in-depth pre-wedding consultation. With a deep understanding of your unique timeline, personalized preferences, and family circumstances, we'll effortlessly navigate through your wedding day, ensuring every significant moment is beautifully captured.
VIII. Sneak Peeks
As an exciting bonus, we also offer sneak peeks of your wedding day captured moments. We'll provide you with a selection of captivating sneak peek images, giving you a delightful glimpse into the magic and emotion of your special day. These sneak peeks are perfect for sharing on social media, announcing your marriage, or simply relishing in the joy of your newlywed status. It's our way of keeping the excitement alive as we continue working on delivering the complete gallery.
IX. Post-Production and Editing
After the wedding, we'll carefully curate and edit the photos to ensure they are of the highest quality. Our expert editing process enhances the beauty of each image while maintaining their authenticity.
X. Online Gallery and Delivery
Once the editing process is complete, we'll grant you access to a personalized online gallery. Within this gallery, you'll discover a captivating showcase of your fully edited images, where you can conveniently view, download, and share them with your friends and family. Additionally, our online gallery offers a range of printing options, allowing you to order high-quality prints, exquisite canvases, and more, directly from the comfort of your gallery interface. It's a seamless way to transform your precious memories into tangible keepsakes.
Rebecca + Jacob
“My husband I were so, so, so happy with our pictures. Even though it was rainy and overcast on our wedding day, Yvonne was able to capture beautiful images. It was very easy to communicate with them and they asked all the right questions in regards to specific images we wanted captured. We would recommend them to everyone!!”
have more questions about the experience?
I'm not confident infront of the camera, help!
We understand the common concern that many clients have about posing and appearing natural in front of the camera. However, we want to debunk that myth and assure you that hiring a professional photographer goes beyond simply taking and editing photos. Our expertise lies in not only guiding and posing you but also in capturing your true personalities and showcasing your authentic love story.
Gone are the days of stiff, posed photographs. Instead, we use prompts and interactions to capture genuine moments that ignite a spark on camera. Throughout the shoot, you'll be so immersed in the experience that you won't even realize you were posing for us.
We have had the pleasure of working with couples of all types - from those who are shy and reserved to those who thrive in the spotlight. Regardless of your comfort level, our goal remains the same: to tell your love story in a magical and authentic way. If you were to browse through our portfolio, you would never be able to tell who was initially shy and who wasn't.
This is the essence of where real love meets art. You bring the love, and we bring our artistic vision and expertise. We promise not only stunning photos but also an enjoyable and memorable time during the session.
How would you describe your aesthetic?
Defining our aesthetic has been a delightful journey. We strive to create galleries that exude warmth without overpowering, and coolness without feeling distant. Our secret lies in playing with authentic and neutral tones, allowing us to capture the beauty of each moment.
But here's the thing – we don't want our aesthetic to be confined to a specific formula. Instead, we want it to be a reflection of the moment itself. When the sunset paints the sky in warm hues, we embrace its radiant glow. And when the blue hour casts a serene ambiance, we harness its tranquil beauty.
Our aesthetic is grounded in authenticity. We want your images to evoke the same emotions you experienced in that very moment. If you can feel the gentle warmth of the sunset caressing your cheek, we want that warmth to resonate in the final image. And if you can sense the cool breeze gently tousling your hair, we want that coolness to be palpable in the final image too.
Ultimately, our mission is to artistically mirror the emotions and sensations you felt during those cherished moments. Your final gallery will be a testament to the genuine, heartfelt connection captured in every frame, ensuring that your memories are beautifully preserved for a lifetime.
Can I send you my inspiration?
Absolutely! We wholeheartedly believe in the power of collaboration. While we have our signature style and tried-and-true workflow, we see each session and wedding as an opportunity to co-create something truly exceptional.
Your love story is like no other, and we cherish the opportunity to infuse it with your personal touch. We encourage you to share your ideas, inspirations, and unique visions. Whether you have a specific pose, location, or concept in mind, we want to hear it! Your input is not only welcomed but celebrated, as it adds an extra layer of significance and personalization to your session or wedding.
By joining forces in the creative process, we can bring your ideas to life and make your experience even more extraordinary. Our collaborative approach ensures that your images reflect your individuality, love story, and shared vision. Together, we'll create captivating moments that authentically showcase your unique connection.
So don't hesitate to speak up, share your thoughts, and let your creativity flow! We're here to listen, collaborate, and bring your ideas to fruition. Let's make your session or wedding an unforgettable collaboration, capturing your love in a way that is truly one-of-a-kind.
Where are you based and do you travel?
Ottawa, Ontario is our home base, where our journey began. However, our passion for capturing love stories knows no bounds. We love embarking on new adventures and are more than willing to travel with you to wherever your heart desires.
Whether your dream wedding destination is a sun-soaked beach, a bustling cityscape, or a serene countryside, we're ready to be by your side, capturing every beautiful moment along the way. From breathtaking landscapes to iconic landmarks, we'll join you on your journey to create timeless images that reflect the magic of your chosen location.
If you have a destination wedding in mind, near or far, please don't hesitate to reach out to us in your inquiry. We're thrilled at the opportunity to explore new places, embrace different cultures, and document love stories that transcend borders.
When will we get our photos?
For Engagements + Portraits:
We understand that anticipation is high when it comes to seeing your engagement and portrait photos. That's why we strive to deliver your fully edited images within 2 weeks or even less. We want you to be able to relive those special moments and share them with your loved ones as soon as possible.
Your wedding day is filled with countless precious moments that deserve to be beautifully captured and preserved. We put immense care and attention into editing your wedding photos to ensure they reflect the love and joy of your special day. You can expect to receive your fully edited wedding images within 4-6 weeks. We want the wait to be worth it, as you'll be able to cherish and share these timeless memories for a lifetime.
What happens if it rains?
For engagement sessions (and similar sessions), we understand that unexpected weather conditions can arise. In the event of rain or inclement weather, we will work together to reschedule the session to the closest available day that works for both of us. However, if you're feeling adventurous and want to embrace the weather, we're more than happy to capture beautiful and unique moments in the rain so long as it is safe.
When it comes to weddings, we want to assure you that overcast days can actually create some of the most stunning images. The soft, diffused lighting that comes with cloudy skies can enhance the natural beauty of your surroundings and create a romantic atmosphere. As photographers, we love working with overcast lighting and know how to capture the most breathtaking shots in these conditions.
Rest assured that our gear is water-resistant, allowing us to adapt and work around rainy weather to the best of our abilities. Your comfort and safety are always our top priority, and we'll make every effort to capture the magic of your wedding day regardless of the weather.
What should I wear?
Once you have booked with us, we are excited to provide you with a copy of our exclusive Style Guide! This comprehensive resource is designed to help you prepare for your session and ensure that you look and feel your best. From outfit inspiration to posing tips and more, our Style Guide is here to guide you every step of the way. So, rest assured that we have your back and are ready to support you in creating stunning and memorable images.