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Lisa & Rich's Scarborough Bluffs Engagement Photos
 

We did Lisa & Rich's Scarborough Bluffs engagement photos on a gorgeous day,  a perfect day, in nature and at the beach. Wandering through the trees it didn't take much to get these two talking and laughing. I loved the way Lisa gazed at Rich with her big beautiful eyes, and it's no wonder – Rich had her laughing and smiling the whole time. 

 
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Sunshine, jokes, and making out... what more could anyone really ask for?

Lisa & Richard's Scarborough Bluffs engagement photos.

Click here to see Sarah & Keon's Scarborough Bluffs wedding photos!

Kaylha & Dan - Berkeley Fieldhouse Wedding
 

Kindness. Being kind to each other and ourselves. I believe it's one of the most important human qualities.

And that's how I would describe Kaylha and Dan. They care for one another in a most remarkable way, and it's lovely. Then you meet their families and it's obvious where it comes from. True ladies and gentlemen, all.

I arrived in Kaylha's room at the Ritz Carlton and didn't know who to fall in love with first - or second, since I already had a googlie eyes for the bride. Mom, sister, and adorable baby niece, these ladies keep it real. Don't let their breathtaking beauty hide the fact that this was one of the most relaxed "bride-getting-ready" sessions I've walked into. Mostly laughs with a few happy tears when the boys arrived (many many boys - dad, brothers, brother in-law, nephews, adopted uncle and more!)...

The day was wonderful. Dan already exudes warmth and happiness on a regular day, so when he saw Kaylha coming up the aisle he was practically glowing with love.

The night was filled with epic speeches, delicious food, and joyful celebration. Kaylha's mom, it turns out, is a Toast Master! She brought the house down with a speech that was extremely moving and genuinely entertaining all at once. It was the best of times.

 
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A perfect Berkeley Fieldhouse wedding. Thank you Dan and Kaylha for your kindness and friendship! I'm so happy for you and your families, and everything that's to come.

Photographers: Kate O’Connor and Lelania Little
Venue & Catering: Berkeley Fieldhouse

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Meaghen & Travis' Autumn Wedding at Fantasy Farm
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It's a cold, November day in Toronto and the air is heavy with the feeling of fall. I arrive at one of the Don Valley's loveliest hidden gems ~ Fantasy Farm. I'm here to photograph Meaghen and Travis' vintage-inspired fall wedding, and I am stoked. I met these two glowing souls through a friend, and knew instantly that we were in for good times. We storm outside for photos and Meaghen tosses her coat onto a nearby tree stump as snowflakes start to float down from a dusky sky. The energy and focus of my work keeps me warm, but I am bundled up; Meaghen and Travis on the other hand, well they're just in love: excited, laughing, high-fiving, making faces, ready for an amazing night. And though they claim to not be into the mushy, romantic photos that make my heart a-flutter... As soon as Travis wraps his arms around Meaghen - warming her up in her blue wedding dress and white Birkenstocks - they can't help but kiss.

Some people are just like magnets - they are meant to be together. They create their own world.

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It's inspiring to be around people who can take old traditions and make them new. That is art. It frees the rest of us to be ourselves. Meaghen and Travis, thank you for sharing such an amazing moment in your life with me. I am honoured.

Day 2 of Ben & Maya: Gamble Gardens, Palo Alto CA
 
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Day Two of my travel weekend with Maya & Ben started with a delicious, leisurely "breakfust" at the Palo Alto Creamery. (By the way, if you ever find yourself somewhere that serves almond-croissant-french-toast: order it.) We made our way back home and, after an appropriately extended period of post-brunch chilling, we were ready to do more photos. The afternoon was drenched in that perfectly hazy California sunshine. Ben and Maya got dolled up and took me to the gorgeous Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden for their Palo Alto engagement photos. Since they had taken me sight-seeing in San Francisco the day before, Day Two was all about love and romance; Ben and Maya, Maya and Ben.

They flirted and laughed, told stories, and even danced together through the paths and wildflowers. I have to admit that even as a third party it was super romantic, and I look back on that afternoon with a heart full of hope, light, and loveliness. Oh Maya and Ben what a marvellous gift!

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This weekend trip to the Bay Area truly allowed Ben and Maya to create something beautiful for their engagement photos. What's more, I was honoured and so grateful to help facilitate it. Maya and Ben were 100% open-minded and open-hearted; just being themselves, laughing and loving one another to the fullest. Thank you, you dolls. Thank you!

Click here to read about my original weekend with Ben & Maya and click here to see Day One's San Francisco engagement photos.

For a sneak peek of Maya and Ben's fairytale wedding, at the Westin Prince Hotel, view the 2014 slideshow here!

 
Anna & Geoff's Toronto Engagement Photos
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We did Anna and Geoff's Toronto engagement photos down near Cherry Beach. There are so many great little spots there - the boardwalk, the forest, the beach house - it's one of my favourite places to shoot.

Anna and Geoff told me they were terrible in front of the camera... Of course we got started and they were awesome.

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In fact, Geoff - "the shy one" - seemed to forget I was even there. Anna helped with that - she's a total joker and had him laughing and smiling all afternoon.

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Anna and Geoff, I had so much fun shooting your engagement photos, I can't wait to share your beautiful wedding photos soon too!