Kitchener Wedding Photographer
The Canadian Rockies & WorldWide Destinations

Meet Jess Collins

Photographer, Educator and Traveller

Kitchener based wedding photographer specializing in destination and intimate weddings.

A travel enthusiast living my best Disney life with my husband and two boys. Can frequently be found walking the runaway to board my next flight, sipping my Starbucks while browsing the lifestyle section at Chapters or lounging poolside under a palm with a good read.

fall family photo

Fall time is a beautiful time to capture family photos. Check out this fall family photo session at Huron Natural Area in Kitchener, Ontario.

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photo of a cell phone taking a photo of wedding couple at their ceremony

Unplugged weddings are a growing trend in the tme of technology. Learn about what an unplugged wedding is and some things to consider before deciding that it’s for you.

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Wedding Party at Mill Race in Cambridge

Backyard weddings can be just as intimate, romantic and beautiful as any other wedding. For this couple, it was the best way to celebrate their special day after 10 years together.

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Magic Kingdom Engagement Shoot

A Disney’s Magic Kingdom engagement shoot featuring a lovely couple who inbody the magic of this place. It was a special day in a special place.

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Engagement Shoot at a fire hall

When capturing engagement photos, it’s important to get all sides of a couple. Sometimes this means two completely different locations. The results? Totally worth it.

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Family photo at Disney's Port Orleans Resort

Taking time to spend together as a family can strengthen family bonds and help make memories. Being able to capture a family photo shoot in Disney was a great way to preserve these memories forever.

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disney cruise wedding couple second wedding photographer

Having a second photographer on your wedding day is becoming more and more popular. I often get asked about this choice when speaking with clients. As a wedding photographer, I have worked both as a primary and secondary photographer. I have known couples to love it and to hate it.  No matter what way you […]

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COVID-19 is changing a lot about the world, especially weddings. COVID-19 wedding couples are a whole group on their own as cancellations and postponements interrupt nuptials on a global scale. As gatherings start being allowed and wedding licenses are again being issued, one of the things on the minds of couples is their honeymoon. For Canadians, […]

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Engaged couple at Disney

After you say “I Do”, there’s such a thrill. There’s excitement, champaign, telling friends and family and then . . . what? What do you do first? Well, this blog will help to answer that question.

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bridal details earrings on green leaf

It’s finally here: Your wedding day! The day before the wedding can often come with a little bit of anxiety. What if you forget something? These handy dandy lists will help you remember everything you need for a smooth wedding day.

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bride and groom laughing close up in kitchen

Quarantined life, how you have made life so interesting for us, am I right?! We had big plans for our spring this year to travel to Disney World with our kids to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary with a small vow renewal and portrait session. When Covid-19 hit, we knew that plans were going […]

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engaged couple in Kitchener cuddling and looking into park

Downtown Kitchener really does offer some unique locations for engagement sessions. For this lovely duo, they met while working downtown at Manulife, so it was an easy choice for them to pick the location for their shoot. For their session, we were blessed with a beautiful day. They also brought along their sweet little pup. […]

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