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An engagement session is a really great way to meet your photographer, build a gallery of images that reflects this incredibly meaningful time in your life, and give you a little art for your wedding website, save the dates, and any media or screen spaces in your wedding reception (the Arlington Estate has gorgeous screens […]

This family you see here? They’re the reason John and I met. Bless. They are the first husband and wife team I’d ever come across that actually chose to work together day in and day out, and I loved their whole… thing. Together they direct a children’s camp in Southern Ontario which serves all types […]

Allow me to introduce Hamilton’s newest up-and-coming Mompreneur: Melissa! Melissa is a fellow homeschooling mama and is dipping her toes into the world of photography. When she asked me if I’d take shots of her family, I was honoured! New photographers have an eye for work that is fun and fresh and to be on […]

Caitlin and Stephen had one of the most unique weddings I’ve ever been to: it was held during church. Actually, it was held at our church, during our usual service – and it was beautiful. We’ve been attending a local Hamilton place of worship since last June and it’s such a good fit for our […]


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