Kitchener Wedding Photographer
International Adventure Elopements

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.

jess collins at disney spring in florida

I have started and deleted this first paragraph about a dozen times. How does one wrap up 10 years as a small business owner in a 1500 word blog post? If I am being honest, being an entrepreneur and starting my own business was never on my radar growing up. So how I got from […]

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covid 19 wedding planning

COVID has changed so much about our world. The wedding industry is not exempt from this. Learn how COVID has changed the wedding industry and how it could change for good.

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Kissing newlyweds

After doing the engagement and wedding photos for Rachel and Wes, these day after photos were really a lot of fun.

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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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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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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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Iberostar sure knows a thing or two about destination weddings. If there is one thing I know for sure after this wedding it is that. Celine and Ryan travelled from Ontario, Canada down to Montego Bay, Jamaica, with a large group of family and friends for their seaside wedding. The location? The Iberostar Rose Hall […]

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Lakeland, Florida is the location of this beautiful wedding. Chelsea and Brandon had a lovely wedding in central Florida on October 27, 2018. In typical Florida fashion, the sun was shining and the day could not have been any more perfect. My day started with a short drive from Orlando into Lakeland and to my […]

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The Little Inn, Kitchener Wedding Photographer, Little ,

The Little Inn in Bayfield, ON is where this love story takes place. In this quaint little Ontario town lies this beautiful Inn. I will say that this Ontario wedding venue was the perfect location for this couple. It was a perfect mix of charm and elegance, both in which are true representations of the […]

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Victoria Park in Elora, Ontario is the backdrop for this elopement. It is a small town full of life and this elopement story is no different. Although a little rainy at times, it was perfect. I was first contacted by the couple a couple weeks before their elopement. They asked if I was available to […]

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Palm, Palm Island Resort, Florida Wedding Venue, Florida Wedding Photographer, Kitchener Wedding Photographer, Destination Wedding Photographer, Jess Collins Photography, Disney Wedding Photographer, Florida Wedding Photography

Palm trees and the gulf coast breeze is all we needed for this wonderful fall Florida destination wedding. This wedding brought me down to Cape Haze, Florida along the white sandy beached of the gulf coast. The venue, Palm Island Resort. About a year or so before the wedding, Allie had reached out to me […]

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