Jess and Paul: I am ever so lucky. Once in while, I feel as though a wedding has so much energy and joy it bascially shoots itself. Jess shines - sparkling, funny and oh those starlet eyes. Paul adores her, and he himself is kind and compassionate man. They were wed on a hot hot day at the Ancaster Old Mill - one of my favourite venues in Ontario. I have a special new love of nephews (after all, I've got the best one!) and ringbearer nephew Carson could seriously have filled a blog post of his own. Some weddings need colour. This wedding demanded it. Enjoy the pics, everyone! (Thanks to lovely Picton photog Caitlin De Boer for assisting and snapping some great pics!)
Chris, Christine, and her fabulous gang of bridesmaids won my heart over multiple times throughout the day. Their wedding, to my utter delight, included a hands-and-knees mass search for wayward rings, and an impromptu ear-piercing (that, to no one's utter delight, least of all bridesmaid Vanda's, got a little less exciting when the salon's gun misfired twice, leaving Vanda with two sorta-kinda holes in her ear). Unpredictable adventures make for the best wedding stories; Chris and Christine's married life together will doubtless have countless amazing chapters, but I know for sure the first one's a great read. Thank you guys for welcoming me so warmly into your day as one of the gang, and for making my sides ache with laughter more than once.
So humbled to have placed 4th overall in the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers' Fall 2010 competition. I feel honoured indeed to be among the ranks of so many amazing photographers from around the globe. The ISPWP is a "best-of" wedding photography directory populated by photographers with a proven track-record of excellent work and professionalism, who have attained sponsorship by high-level peers and have passed a rigorously juried admission. Here are the images of mine that won awards: