While most couples tend to wish away the rain on their wedding day, some couples choose to dance in it. Rainy wedding days can add a different type of magic and romance, especially when you are at one of the city’s most luxurious wedding venues. Katelyn and Nick planned their summer wedding at Whistle Bear […]

Weddings

Rainy Wedding Day Story of Katelyn and Nick

Bride and Groom having first kiss at Whistle Bear Golf Course
Bride and Groom having first kiss at Whistle Bear Golf Course

Rainy Wedding Day Story of Katelyn and Nick

Wanting to jet-set to a unique location for your destination engagement session? That is what Sarah and Michael did for their session. It just so happened that both of us were going to be in Florida at the same time, so we made plans for me to drive down to Boca Raton from Orlando to […]

Couples

Destination Engagement Session in Boca Raton, FL

Couple walking along water in Boca Raton, Florida
Couple walking along water in Boca Raton, Florida

Couples

Destination Engagement Session in Boca Raton, FL

This backyard Summer wedding is in the books and this time it was celebrating Jacqueline and Scott. This adorable duo tied the knot in the backyard of their family home in Kitchener with about 25 quests in attendance.  One thing that I loved about this summer wedding was that the couple chose to keep it […]

Elopements

Backyard Summer Wedding

bride and groom smiling and happy after their backyard ceremony
bride and groom smiling and happy after their backyard ceremony

Backyard Summer Wedding

It is typical for an engagement session to come included in most wedding collections with photographers. You may have seen or are seeing this while you are reaching out to vendors. Yet the question remains. Should you or shouldn’t you? Do you need it? Want it? What the heck is the purpose of the engagement […]

Couples, Education

Engagement Session?

Couples, Education

Engagement Session?

Mill Race Park in downtown Galt, in Cambridge, has the most beautiful architecture and parks. Making the perfect backdrop for engagement sessions. It is even more beautiful during the summer months and is a very popular location for both wedding photos and engagement sessions. With its stone buildings and location right next to the Grand […]

Couples

Mill Race Park Engagement

Mill Race Park Engagement

Planning destination weddings in Banff National Park has never been easier. However, like any destination wedding, there are some other essential pieces to the puzzle that you should take into consideration before booking any wedding vendors or selecting your date! Destination weddings and the season you choose I promise Banff National Park is beautiful no […]

Rockies

Destination weddings in Banff

Rockies

Destination weddings in Banff

There is no shortage of amazing Banff wedding venues, so we have composed a small but mighty life of some of the favourites. Ready? Let’s go! Fairmont Banff Springs This world-famous luxurious “Castle in the Mountains’ will make for the perfect backdrop for your wedding event, no matter the size. Set in the middle of […]

Rockies

Banff Wedding Venues

Banff Wedding Venues

Hiking safety, no matter which way you look at it, your safety (and mine) are always at the forefront during our session, especially when out in the wilderness. While it may seem like a silly little thing to consider for some. I always want my clients to know that it is important to be aware […]

Rockies

Hiking Safety 101

Rockies

Hiking Safety 101

So you’ve set a date, time and location for your engagement session and now it’s time to plan what outfit you will wear. No fret! Here are some great styling tips to plan your engagement session outfits and get images that stand out! Neutral Tones Sometimes it is okay to play it safe and stick […]

Couples

Engagement Session Outfits

Engagement Session Outfits

This Banff elopement with Becky and Jeff is an absolutely gorgeous one, this couple got married in Banff, Alberta, Canada on September 1, 2021. They were supposed to originally be married in 2020 in Hawaii but with COVID, they had to alter their plans. Ultimately, it worked out for the best because neither of the […]

Elopements, Rockies, Weddings

Banff Elopement for Becky and Jeff

Banff Canada Elopement Photos by Jess Collins
Banff Canada Elopement Photos by Jess Collins

Banff Elopement for Becky and Jeff

When it’s time to book your wedding photographer and choose your wedding photography package, knowing what collection to pick can be the hardest choice. After all, these photos will be what you’ll look back on for the rest of your life. You’ll hang these photos on your walls. You’ll share them with your children, their […]

Weddings

How To Chose a Wedding Photography Package

Jess Collins wedding photographer
Jess Collins wedding photographer

Weddings

How To Chose a Wedding Photography Package

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