rustic fall wedding | renee & bob

When Renee and Bob envisioned their wedding day, the idea of a rustic wedding in a beautiful barn persisted in their minds. After extensive searching, they found the ideal place to exchange vows — Cambium Farms. It wasn't exactly in their backyard (rather, it was just under a four-hour drive away), but this scenic spot was exactly what they had in mind, so they began the process of planning a fabulous destination wedding.

From afar, this sweet couple planned a truly gorgeous day. Yes, they had the help of an amazing team of creative vendors, but it is also remarkable how much they and their family members arranged. From the beautiful arbor dripping with flowers that Bob's mother created, to the 100+ pinecones that Renee gathered and hand labelled as place cards for their guests, the whole day was a beautifully designed team effort that was stunning to behold.

Surrounded by the vivid colours of autumn and their loved ones, they united their lives and linked their families together.

Renee and Bob, congratulations on tying the knot! I am so happy for you both. It was thrilling to meet you for the first time on your wedding day, and feel so welcomed by you and your families. Thank you for all your trust, and for choosing me from a distance as your photographer. I'm so happy I got to be there to witness and photograph your day. My brother and I enjoyed every moment. Much love to you and your families. I wish you so much happiness!


Venue: Cambium Farms  //  Officiant: Jim DeMarsh  //  Photography: Dallas Curow, assisted by Jon Curow  //  Catering: Cabral Catering  //  Florist: Cedar & Stone  //  D├ęcor: Marvelle Events + the bride  //  Cake: Fine Cakes by Zehra  // Dessert table: Crumb & Berry  //  Favours: Garrett's Popcorn  //  Stationary: VoHandmade //  Bride's dress: Allure, purchased at Bridal Couture  //  Bride's shoes: Betsey Johnson  //  Jewellery: Swarovski  //  Bridesmaids' dresses: Dessy Group  //  Groom and groomsmens' attire: Vera Wang  //  Makeup and hair: Blush Pretty  //


family portraits | burns/buist/perrault

In honour of National Adoption Awareness month, I'm sharing two portrait sessions with the same family this week. Yesterday, shared some portraits of new parents Rozlyn and Kris bringing home their son on Mother's Day weekend. Today, I thought you might like to see how this sweet family is doing a few months later. During October when I was back in Ontario, I photographed baby Reid surrounded by his closest circle of loved ones, the Burns + Buist + Perrault clan. It was a gorgeous day to be outside documenting the love of a growing family. Thank you, all of you, for inviting me to follow your journey!

Here are some thoughts from Reid's family members about how life has changed since his arrival.

"I am proud to be this little boy's granny. We are so happy he came into our lives. Not only are his mum and dad crazy in love with him, but the whole family just loves him to bits and it doesn't hurt that he is so so cute. We wanted these photos to not only capture his cuteness but our love for him as well." - Margaret, grandmother.

"Reid makes our family laugh more and love deeper. Collectively, we have adopted him into our family and fallen head over heels in love with him, and the best part is he has embraced us with just as much love and endless baby giggles." - Jennifer, auntie.

"Reid is the sunshine in our lives. We wanted photographs that captured not only how adorable he is,  but that also captured the bond we share and the immense joy he brings all of us. These pictures serve as a reminder that a family knit together by adoption is a family that is full to the brim with love, kisses and endless hugs." - Rozlyn and Kris, parents.

Wishing the whole family a beautiful future together!