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Toronto Wedding Photography | Backyard Wedding | Julie + Richie

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Julie + Richie are two awesome people.

I had the pleasure to meet them a few years ago while they were a part of a family portrait session. That entire day was non-stop fun so I knew we were going to be in for a treat when they asked me to photograph their wedding day. A little bit north of Toronto, they had a lovely intimate backyard ceremony that featured beautiful details from gorgeous hand written signs, and stunning lace accents over Julie's feet (she walked barefoot down the aisle). After the ceremony we headed over to a local park for some Wedding Party photos, and then to a nearby community centre where the party truly kicked off (including yours truly being ambushed by the guests for a fun dancing session!). Just last month I had the pleasure of seeing Julie + Richie again, this time as guests at their friend's wedding. It was great to see their smiles and to reflect on the amazing time everyone had on their wedding day.

I've been really horrendous with keeping this part of the site up to date lately, but the peak season is now over. I have some amazing photographs and stories to share on what an incredible year it as been. Now with some more time, I'll be sure to be posting more often so keep your eyes peeled!

Toronto Wedding Photography | Edwards Gardens | Ndija + Matt

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A wedding day is definitely a day filled with many emotions: excitement, joy, love, stress, anxiety, and even some sadness of those who are no long with you to celebrate your day. It truly is a rollercoaster, but at the end of the day, happiness prevails. 

With Ndija + Matt's wedding, I truly believe I was at one of the happiest weddings I've ever been to. I don't believe there was a moment in the entire day where Matthew wasn't grinning from ear to ear. Ndija was simply glowing and an absolute stunner. Throughout our time at Edwards Gardens (Toronto Botanical Gardens now, but it'll always be Edwards Gardens to me!) they were laughing, smiling, and having an fun with the whole experience.

At the reception, man what a scene!! I'm usually the type who bounces along to the music, nodding my head and singing along. But with the 90's throwback setlist of some old school hip-hop, I was seriously grooving! 

One of my personal highlights of the days was during the ceremony. One of my favourite photos to get is immediately after the bride is revealed during the processional, I quickly turn back at the groom to get is reaction of seeing his bride. Sure enough.. there was Matt, with that huge grin and he said out loud: "Aw man....wow!"

  • Ceremony - St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Creatives - Edwards Gardens (Toronto Botanical Gardens)
  • Reception - St. Clements of Ohrid