love this new ad...thanks to my dear friend Johanne Rae Stewart at Dreams Becomi...

love this new ad...thanks to my dear friend Johanne Rae Stewart at Dreams Becoming Reality Marketing. such a doll, she is, not to mention talented. johanne has been responsible for making me look classy in advertising since she came to town in 2004.





happy five week anniversary, kristen + dave! what a gorgeous (albeit cool) afte...

happy five week anniversary, kristen + dave! what a gorgeous (albeit cool) afternoon we had on your day. so many wonderful moment captured. your daughter, nylah so beautiful and proud...kristen stunning in that amazing gown, dave so handsome all done up, your love for one another so transparent. yup. an unforgettable day.



finally found some time to edit some of the work i did while in cuba a couple of...

finally found some time to edit some of the work i did while in cuba a couple of weeks ago. from the beach to the towns of remedios and santa clara, what a lovely, photogenic country.



mmmm.....fresh veggie season is right around the corner! just a couple of tasty...

mmmm.....fresh veggie season is right around the corner! just a couple of tasty shots from one of the many shoots last week....



it's been a busy week of shooting, but finding small amounts of time to edit thi...

it's been a busy week of shooting, but finding small amounts of time to edit things such as this wedding from a few weeks back. what an awesome family! been photographing these two kiddies since before they came into this world....so lovely to be at the wedding celebration as well. congratulations, ange + gerry!



it's going to be a gorgeous afternoon for a wedding in huntsville today! althou...

it's going to be a gorgeous afternoon for a wedding in huntsville today! although tomorrow does have potential to be more gorgeous - or at least warmer - when i am sitting at the edge of the Caribbean!!! one week vacation with my hubby starts tonight after the wedding. can't wait.



i can't believe so much time has passed since my last post here. my most sincer...

i can't believe so much time has passed since my last post here. my most sincere apologies...it has been a busy winter with gorgeous weddings and precious families such as this one.



happy four week anniversary to krista + ben! i am looking forward to today's wi...

happy four week anniversary to krista + ben! i am looking forward to today's winter white wedding....



while it is almost always wedding season, it is certainly fitness season come ja...

while it is almost always wedding season, it is certainly fitness season come january! i am enjoying some commercial work in between the weddings.... this client happens to be my own trainer. and she rocks. just sayin'.





Good day to be inside editing!

Good day to be inside editing!



happy new year! thanks to all of my valuable clients, friends and family for su...

happy new year! thanks to all of my valuable clients, friends and family for such a successful 2014. happiness - joy - peace - health - wealth - to everyone in 2015.



merry christmas! enjoy your time with loved ones, as i will over these next few...

merry christmas! enjoy your time with loved ones, as i will over these next few days.



Made in Muskoka Christmas show is this weekend. Got home for a few hours and got...

Made in Muskoka Christmas show is this weekend. Got home for a few hours and got the booth up (not without lots of help, for which I am so grateful). Show is on all weekend at Sutherland Hall. Check out the Facebook page and be sure to come by the show! It is jam packed with amazing talent and awesome one of a kind Christmas gifts! Not to mention all the new images and products at my own booth.



Today, December 1, 2014 in response to the Facebook guidelines and under article...

Today, December 1, 2014 in response to the Facebook guidelines and under articles L.111, 112 and 113 of the code of intellectual property, I declare that my rights are attached to all my personal data, drawings, paintings, photos, texts etc... published on my profile. For commercial use of the foregoing my written consent is required at all times. Those reading this text can copy it and paste it on their Facebook wall. This will allow them to place themselves under the protection of copyright. By this release, I tell Facebook that it is strictly forbidden to disclose, copy, distribute, broadcast, or to take any other action against me on the basis of this profile and/or its contents. The actions mentioned above apply equally to employees, students, agents and/or other staff under the direction of Facebook. The contents of my profile includes private information. The violation of my privacy is punished by the law (UCC 1 1-308 - 308 1 - 103 and the Rome Statute).
Facebook is now an open capital entity. All members are invited to post a notice of this kind, or if you prefer, you can copy and paste this version. If you have not published this statement at least once, you will tacitly allow the use of elements such as your photos as well as the information contained in your profile.

the support and words of encouragement to both my sister and our family has been...

the support and words of encouragement to both my sister and our family has been amazing. we are all so grateful for your words, thoughts, prayers, meals and visits. it has been quite a journey, these last 26 days. we are so lucky my little sister is so brave and strong; she has been through countless tests, procedures and treatments, and it seems a new health challenge arises almost daily, but she meets each morning with optimism that it may be the day that things turn around. her spirit and tenacity are certainly admirable.
the good doctors here have finally determined why these blood clots developed, subsequently causing the three pulmonary embolisms and three strokes which brought us here: it is cancer. she has a somewhat unusual cancer that is often found in non-smoking, otherwise healthy women in her age group. this cancer is treatable and chemotherapy began last Friday. she is still an inpatient at St. Michaels' in Toronto. we ask for very few visitors, but your prayers and thoughts are so welcomed.
we are still trying to make progress with her speech (which is coming along very well), and her mobility, but there are a couple of complications currently impeding progress in the mobility area.
however you choose to pray, please do....let us pray for increased mobility for Jody, that no more clots are formed, and there are no more strokes and lastly that the chemotherapy does its job in getting things under control.
enjoy every precious moment you are living.

at 3am two weeks ago today i flew in the ornge helicopter with my little sister...

at 3am two weeks ago today i flew in the ornge helicopter with my little sister to st. michael's in toronto. our lives have changed forever. jody suffered three strokes but luckily pulled through. she is now showing quick progress for an amazing recovery. she has been up walking, with her right leg working again. she is working diligently on her speech and is happy to be able to communicate a little better. we were ecstatic the other day when she was able to make a fist with her right hand. for now we will continue to work hard and make progress in these areas while the doctors continue their quest to determine the underlying cause of the blood clotting. for those of you who might not know my sister, she is a 38 year old, healthy and active IT consultant for Trillium Lakelands. she has been working toward a VP position and subsequently a principal position. she has two children, 8+10, who are super funny, smart and polite young boys. she has never smoked a day in her life, drinks very minimally, eats healthy and exercise regularly. i thank every one of you for your kind words and support over the last two weeks. we have a long road ahead and look forward to getting some answers and moving forward more. i will continue to be in toronto with my sister; i am not coming home without her. let us be mindful to cherish every moment; life is too unpredictable.

due to a sudden grave family emergency, i will unavailable for an indefinite per...

due to a sudden grave family emergency, i will unavailable for an indefinite period. i am cancelling all sessions for at least the next ten days. if i have already done work for you and you are waiting on photos, or if we have an appointment scheduled, i will be in touch individually. if you have something truly urgent, send an email to thebug@vianet.ca, as i will check my email remotely from time to time. no phone calls, please. many thanks for your prayers and support and understanding in this time.

One of a Kind Show and Sale Toronto BOOTH X61! see you in a few short weeks....s...

One of a Kind Show and Sale Toronto BOOTH X61! see you in a few short weeks....show is on november 27 - december 7!

nose has been to the grindstone lately, with no time to look up! still busy wit...

nose has been to the grindstone lately, with no time to look up! still busy with weddings+portraits, but with the One of a Kind Show and Sale Toronto fast approaching, i have had to turn some of my attention to creating this new line of wood products that will debut at the show, with lots of new landscape imagery...more to come!



Happy Thanksgiving! among many things, i am so thankful for the wonderful clien...

Happy Thanksgiving! among many things, i am so thankful for the wonderful clients i have who make my job so awesome. but now i must be off to start the many shoots i have lined up for this weekend.



a recent study shows that sunny saturdays happen only every three weekends. sep...

a recent study shows that sunny saturdays happen only every three weekends. september 27th was a brilliant weekend for meagan + andrew. thanks for trusting me to record the beauty.



you don't get dramatic images like these on sunny wedding days. big congratulat...

you don't get dramatic images like these on sunny wedding days. big congratulations to sarah+josh. it was a fantastic day, and i so appreciate your brevity in the cold, beautiful bride!



rainy wedding day = love + light + romance congratulations, aggie and pat!

rainy wedding day = love + light + romance

congratulations, aggie and pat!




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