Adrian went to school for Visual Arts and to say that he is one thing under that umbrella, is impossible. He is a creative and unpredictable soul, always overflowing with ideas and concepts. Adrian is my soul mate and the weirdest, kindest and funniest person I know.
My photography story started when my Dad got me a camera for Christmas of 1995 and I was instantly enamoured by it. I took classes in high school and it eventually led me to study Photography at Algonquin College.
A good photo carries with it tremendous emotional significance. Whether it is for a moment that mattered to you, a moment that will never happen again, or a moment that documents a life achievement, photography is the master of an instant. So lets make it good. Hell, even Rose at the end of Titanic was complaining she didn’t have a photo of Jack.
Photos are a tangible glimpse of an otherwise fleeting moment. They represent the past, while allowing your future self to see how near or far you have come. Our imaginations fill in the rest. So it only makes sense that we are so drawn to such an important day in people’s lives. It means the world to us and to our artform. They say, life is made up of a bunch experiences, we would be honored to capture a few of the good ones.
A candid photograph is captured without creating a posed appearance and is marked by moments of honest expression and sincerity.
What sets us apart from others is our ability to capture moments authentically and with empathy. We capture the memories, the moments, and the feelings of the day – not the pose. A famous photographer Henri Cartier Bresson coined the term: ‘The Decisive Moment’. Which basically meant that all elements of form and composition come together NATURALLY and a good photographer knows how to recognize and capture it.
We pride ourselves on allowing the day to happen, by not impeding on the natural flow and progression. We provide a stage that allows everyone to feel comfortable being themselves and trust us when we say, a candid approach always makes for the best photos.
When you book us, you book us wholeheartedly. We are yours to ask questions, bounce ideas off of or to just chat about your vision for the day. We’re invested in what matters most to you. We call it consultation and timeline assistance – which is just a fancy way to say that we are yours – ask us anything, we will always be a phone call away.
We arrive early so we can take a look around to find the best areas, backdrops and watch what the light is doing on that particular day. All with the intention of finding the right way to photograph your vision and story. When we are ready, you won’t know we have even started. Our goal is always to produce world-class images, while maintaining a non-intrusive stance. Throughout the day, we gravitate towards moments, we wander around the event with our camera’s, becoming totally immersed in the environment and its energy. We find special moments, authentic to who you both are. Our approach involves photographing life, in a single moment. And why we say, you be you, leave everything else to us.
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