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.

close up of bride and groom kissing in sunroom

Intimate wedding goals to be found here. This was my first wedding ever at Landon Hall and I became completely smitten with this intimate luxury wedding venue. Located in Cambridge, Ontario, this venue has so much to offer. Personally, I fell in love with all the spaces as they all offer so much natural light […]

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Talk about a journey of a lifetime. Never would I have dreamt that this photography career would take me to so many beautiful places and bring so many wonderful people into my life, but here we are. On April 1, 2020, it will mark 9 years as an entrepreneur. It sounds surreal when I say […]

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bride and groom kissing at dusk under string lights on intimate patio setting

This venue. This couple. This gown. I loved everything about this Cellar 52 wedding. As a new and upcoming venue just outside of Kitchener in St. Jacobs, Ontario, it is a hip spot for intimate weddings. The thing I loved most about this venue was all the natural light that was available should the weather […]

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Mickey & Minnie Mouse at Disney Wedding with Bride and Groom at Magic Kingdom

Oh, Disney! You did it again. This time with a super wonderful Canadian couple from Ontario. I have been blessed to document many Disney love stories over the last few years, but this one with Kayla and Jer is one for the Disney books. With many locations for ceremonies and receptions to choose from on […]

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Coronado Springs Jess Collins Photography

This Disney portrait session at Walt Disney World had me so excited. I could not wait to see the new Gran Destino Tower that was recently added onto the Coronado Springs resort. This Mexican themed resort added a new modern themed tower that offers loads of natural light, which was perfect for our portrait session. […]

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golden hour park session in Kitchener

As a Kitchener wedding photographer I have the blessing of being able to offer clients many beautiful backdrops for their sessions, especially in the fall season. For this session we chose Kitchener’s Huron Natural Area which is a newer park to the region but offers so much natural beauty, really all year round. Like any […]

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beach wedding, island wedding, bride and groom photo, jamaica wedding

Destination weddings are all the rage and I personally love them. Are you dreaming of jetting off to a remote location with all of your favourite people? Do you envision a beautiful beachside ceremony? Mountain top helicopter elopement? Cityscape or rooftop downtown celebration? When it comes to planning a destination wedding there are endless options […]

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Phoenix, Arizona was good to me. This sunrise dessert session at Papago Park was everything I dreamed it would be. Since it was my first time photographing in the dessert I was beyond stoked to get up early for the session. This family is seriously one of the nicest families ever. I was lucky enough […]

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Nothing like a family getaway or vacation to kick off the summer and that is exactly what this family chose to do. I mean, how could you not choose Disney Aulani Resort and Spa as your destination for fun. This resort is absolutely fabulous for people of all ages and is the perfect spot for […]

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Puslinch, Kitchener WEdding Photographer, Kitchener Wedding Photographers, Orlando Wedding Photographer, Orlando Wedding Photography, Engagement Session, Disney Wedding Photographer

Oh Puslinch Lake, it seems as though I am spending more and more time visiting this area this summer for sessions and for good reason. This area of Ontario is so pretty and quiet. This lovely couple reached out to me last month to talk with me about their wedding next year and we instantly […]

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The holiday’s at Walt Disney World are always extra magical. I was so happy when Rachel said she wanted to do an engagement session at Disney’s Grand Floridan Resort & Spa. With all the holiday decor out for Christmas, it absolutely added the festive feel to their images. We spent about an hour or so […]

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Waterloo, Waterloo Wedding Photographer, Kitchener Wedding Photographer, Waterloo Park, Kitchener Wedding Photography, Waterloo Park Engagement Session

Waterloo has some pretty awesome spots to take photos but one of my forever favourites will be Waterloo Park. No matter what time of year, this park offers a great backdrop to any photo. It is no surprise that Mike & Laura chose those park for their first date and engagement session. We had the […]

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