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Jan 142018
 

Newmarket Waterstone Wedding Photos


Newmarket Wedding Photographer | Waterstone Estate & Farms


Sarah & Gavin

Today I get to share with you more photos from Sarah and Gavin’s Newmarket Waterstone wedding!

How They Met

Sarah and Gavin met through a mutual friend. They went on their first date to the movies, and 4 years later, they were engaged!

The Proposal

Sarah and Gavin have a unique proposal story, one I haven’t heard before! When Sarah met Gavin’s grandma for the first time, Gavin’s grandma feel in love with her. She pulled Sarah aside and told her to put a ring on her own finger while Gavin was asleep, then when he woke up in the morning, she should just act as if Gavin had popped the question the night before. haha, sneaky grandma! Sarah didn’t do that, but a few years later, after Sarah fell asleep, Gavin put her Gran’s engagement ring on her finger! When Sarah woke up the next morning, she noticed the ring on her finger! She woke Gavin up and she asked him about it, and Gavin came over to her and dropped to one knee and asked her to marry him!

The Wedding


Newmarket Waterstone wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager
You may ask be wondering “Is Gavin’s wedding ring BLUE?!” Yes. Yes it is – and I wondered the same thing when they gave me the rings to photograph and Gavin’s ring was blue, and made of rubber. But there is a good reason for it! Gavin is a mechanic for the military, and he wouldn’t have been allowed to wear a real ring while working, so they found this alternative! It still symbolizes the same thing plus, fun fact, it’s so much easier to pose rings when the groom’s ring is made of rubber! The rings don’t slip around as much.

In the 8 years that I’ve been shooting weddings, I’ve only had one incident of photographing the same wedding dress. There must be a billion different styles of wedding dresses out there, so coming across one you’ve photographed before is pretty rare. Well it just so happens, that Sarah chose the same dress AND the same venue as my 2015 bride, Jenny! Sarah’s dress had pink undertones (Jenny’s was gold) and a few minor differences (Sarah had her dress altered to have a corset in the back rather than a zipper), but I couldn’t believe my luck – same dress and same venue! I knew then and there that Sarah and Gavin’s wedding was going to be awesome, because that’s such an incredibly rare thing to have happen! It had to be a sign of good luck (at least, I thought so!)

The Bride & Groom

Sarah and Gavin did a First Look, as well as all their bride & groom portraits, before the ceremony. This way they could maximize their time with their guests. We had a gorgeous sunny day with blue skies working with us, so it was a great day for outdoor photos, especially at Waterstone Estate & Farms!

Newmarket Waterstone wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket Waterstone wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket Waterstone wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket Waterstone wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Ceremony

The ceremony was held in the outdoor gazebo, which is always lovely! Their wedding ceremony was at 10:30am, as they were having a lovely mid-day brunch reception!
Newmarket Waterstone wedding ceremony photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Reception

The reception was a unique breakfast/brunch buffet and it was soooo good. Seriously, more couples need to do this. Who doesn’t love breakfast food?! Plus it was so cozy and quaint somehow!
Breakfast brunch wedding at Waterstone Estate & Farms. Photo by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Sarah & Gavin! You are both so lovely and I’m so glad to have met you (and your wonderful parents!)!

Newmarket Waterstone wedding reception photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Wedding vendors:
Venue: WaterStone Estate & Farms
Wedding Planners: Julia (Sarah’s mom) & Corina Waldie (Maid of Honour)
DJ: DJ Robert Grillet (Sarah’s cousin)
Hair: Candiance Deveau
Favours: Donation to ALS Canada
Invitations: Design by Everly
Wedding dress store: Bridal Debut
Bridesmaids’ dress stores: Bridal Debut & David’s Bridal
Rings: Wainwright Jewellers
Officiant: Rev. Bruce McAnsh
Newmarket Waterstone wedding photographer: Jennifer Newberry Photography


Are you getting married? Looking for a Newmarket wedding photographer? Get in touch to have me, Jennifer Newberry Photography, capture your wedding, whether it’s in Newmarket, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Barrie, Waterloo, Hamilton, London, Muskoka, or beyond! I’d love to chat about your wedding plans!

Dec 152017
 

#CartellaPartyof2

Newmarket Wedding Photographer | Newmarket Wedding Photos | Madsen’s Greenhouse


Corrie & Justin

I have some Newmarket wedding photos to share today! Corrie and Justin got married at the ever-popular Madsen’s Greenhouse in Newmarket. I’ve thought long and hard about how to describe the “theme” of Corrie and Justin’s wedding. There was foliage, birdcages, birch tree decorations, leaves, lavender… after much thought I’ve decided to describe it as an “Enchanted Forest” theme. It was truly beautiful! (Well done, Corrie!).

How They Met

Now here is something you don’t hear too often… Corrie and Justin met while they were on vacation in Cuba! Justin was there with his buddy Alex, and Corrie was there with her 2 friends (Lauren and Kristen). Lauren wanted to meet Alex because they both went to Brock University. They all ended up hanging out together for the rest of the vacation, and they had a blast together! Corrie and Justin both thought that they had a lot of fun together, but they assumed they would never see each other again once they got back to Canada.

When they got home from Cuba, they added each other on Facebook and exchanged phone numbers. Since Corrie worked at a golf course, and Justin loves golf, Corrie invited Justin to go golfing. It was the summer, so they also attended various pool parties and outdoor get-togethers before they actually started dating.

The Proposal

It wasn’t until 8 years later that Justin popped the question! It was the weekend after Corrie’s birthday and Justin had planned an outing for that weekend, which was a complete surprise. Corrie came home from work and was greeted with flowers and wine. It took a while to notice, eventually Corrie noticed that her adorable dog Ava was wearing a new custom dog tag, which asked if Corrie wanted to marry Justin. Of course Corrie said yes! We celebrated by doing a waterfall tour and visiting the Eugenia waterfalls and a couple others, and exploring the outdoors for the day. Corrie said it was perfect!

The Wedding

Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Bride & Groom!

Once Corrie and Justin were all pretty, they opted to do a First Look so they could maximize the time with their guests after the ceremony.
After that we went right into bride & groom photos. I must say, these two are fantastic in front of a camera! I don’t think I’ve ever shot so many bride & groom photos in such a short period of time!

Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Ceremony

It was a perfect day to have an outdoor ceremony!
Newmarket wedding photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Reception

Here’s where I will show you a bit of what I’m calling the “Enchanted Forest” decor!
Newmarket wedding decor photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

I LOVE how Corrie and Justin did their seating chart! The logs, the moss… love it! And the head table “Mr. & Mrs” sign? Come on – it’s perfect!

Newmarket wedding decor photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Reception tables! It all goes together so elegantly. And the birch-tree-candle favors (made by Justin!)? Adorable.

Newmarket wedding decor photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

This is not a real cake (Corrie and her mom baked cupcakes!), but it is such a cool idea! If I remember correctly, Corrie told me her mom made this faux-cake out of pieces of birch tree, and then made a cute little cake topper with pinecones, decorating them to look like a bride and groom. And she even included a dog, to represent Corrie and Justin’s dog Ava!

Newmarket wedding decor photos at Madsen's Greenhouse, by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

I always love to see how couples can decorate the same venue differently!

All in all, it was a fantastic day, and I’m just thrilled I got to be a part of it!

Congrats Corrie & Justin!



Venue: Madsen’s Greenhouse
Florist: Mid-Valley Gardens
Cupcakes: DIY by Corrie & her mom!
DJ: Dynamic Music Solution
Makeup & Hair: Victoria Bourque Beauty Boutique
Caterer: O’Malley’s Catering
Favours: DIY by Justin
Invitations: DIY by Corrie
Wedding dress boutique: Helen’s Bridal
Wedding dress designer: Allure
Bride’s shoes: Call It Spring
Bridesmaid’s dress: Lulus
Mens’ tuxes: Tip Top Tailors
Jeweler: Bradford Jewellery
Officiant: Jeff McQueen
Newmarket wedding photographer: Jennifer Newberry Photography


Are you getting married? Looking for a Newmarket wedding photographer? Get in touch to have me, Jennifer Newberry Photography, capture your wedding, whether it’s in Newmarket, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Barrie, Waterloo, Hamilton, London, Muskoka, or beyond! I’d love to chat about your wedding plans!

Nov 232017
 

#StephWedsMarc2017

Kettleby Wedding Photographer | The Manor Wedding Photos


Stephanie & Marc

How They Met

Stephanie and Marc first met online, and then had their first date at Lucky Strike bowling alley at the Vaughan Mills mall (which has since closed down.) When they first saw each other in-person, Stephanie thought “Wow he’s tall, and cute!”, while Marc was thinking to himself “She’s cute!”. They dated for almost 4 years before Marc popped the question!

The Proposal

Marc proposed to Stephanie while they were on vacation in St. Maarten, on Happy Bay Beach.

The Wedding

Stephanie and Marc held their wedding ceremony and reception at The Manor, in Kettleby. They lucked into a gorgeous day, which was perfect for their outdoor ceremony!

Getting Ready

Stephanie and Marc both got ready in separate rooms on the top floor of The Manor, along with their wedding party.
Kettleby Manor wedding photos by Jennifer Newberry Photography

The Ceremony

Stephanie and Marc’s ceremony was held outdoors by the water. Their guests sat in the shade under the big white tent that’s usually set up on the back patio at The Manor. Stephanie and Marc didn’t do a First Look, so the first time Marc saw his bride was when she was walking down the aisle with her father.
Kettleby Manor wedding photos by Jennifer Newberry Photography
Kettleby Manor wedding photos. Outdoor ceremony photos by Jennifer Newberry Photography

The Wedding Party & The Newlyweds!

Stephanie and Marc had a fantastic wedding party who were a lot of fun! After some wedding party photos, I took photos of Kettleby’s newest married couple all around the back of The Manor’s property.
Kettleby Manor wedding photos by Jennifer Newberry Photography
Kettleby Manor wedding photos by Jennifer Newberry Photography

The Reception

The reception was held in the Victoria Room, which is on the top floor of The Manor. Stephanie did a really great job of decorating and colour-coordinating everything!
Kettleby Manor wedding photos by Jennifer Newberry Photography

Congrats Stephanie & Marc!
Kettleby Manor wedding photos by Jennifer Newberry Photography

Wedding vendors:
Venue & Caterer: The Manor
Florist: Prestige Flowers
Cake Artist: Cakeity Cakes
DJ: Chris Rhythmz
Makeup & Hair: Makeup & Hair by Stephanie
Favours: DIY
Invitations: Vistaprint
Wedding dress boutique: David’s Bridal
Bridesmaids’ dresses: David’s Bridal
Tuxes: Calvin Klein
Rings: Diamond Boi
Officiant: Jeff McQueen
Ceremony music: Burtier Music
Kettleby Manor wedding photographer: Jennifer Newberry Photography


Are you getting married? Looking for a Kettleby wedding photographer? Get in touch to have me, Jennifer Newberry Photography, capture your wedding, whether it’s in Kettleby, Newmarket, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Barrie, Waterloo, Hamilton, London, Muskoka, or beyond! I’d love to chat about your wedding plans!

Oct 192017
 

Newmarket Wedding Photographer | Civil Ceremony


Carol & Aaron’s Wedding

How They Met

Aaron’s best friend Eric, lived across the street from Carol. Carol met Eric, and he invited her over one day to hang out, and she met Aaron. Carol and Aaron didn’t see each other until the next year. Then, they exchanged phone numbers and went on their first date the next week. Their first date was at St. Louis Wings Bar & Grill.

The Proposal

Three and a half years after their first date, Carol and Aaron went on a weekend vacation to Niagara Falls to celebrate their birthdays. They took a ride on the skywheel, and when they reached the top, Aaron proposed!

The Wedding

Getting Ready

Carol got ready at her mother’s house in Newmarket – and yes, as you’ll see in the photos below, she wore a light pink wedding dress!

Newmarket wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Ceremony

Carol and Aaron had a civil ceremony, at the Newmarket Municipal offices. It was a lovely ceremony, with a few family and friends in attendance. The ceremony was officiated by the always awesome, Carmel Goodman.

Newmarket civil wedding ceremony photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Newlyweds!

After the ceremony, we went behind the municipal building into the gardens and did some family photos. After that, the guests all went off to Cachet Restaurant where the reception was going to be held, while the newlyweds and I went next door to Fairy Lake, and took some photos of the two of them together.

Newmarket Fairy Lake wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket Fairy Lake wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket Fairy Lake wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Newmarket Fairy Lake wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Carol & Aaron!



Ceremony venue: Newmarket Municipal Offices
Florist: Blooming Wellies
Makeup & Hair: Hair Envy
Reception & Caterer: Cachet Restaurant + Bar
Favours: shareacoke.com
Invitations: Paperless Post
Wedding gown boutique: Opportunity Bridal (travelling boutique)
Wedding gown designer: Sincerity Bridal
Groom’s tux: Moores
Engagement ring: Evangelos Jewelry
Wedding bands: Vasken Jewellers
Officiant: Carmel Goodman
“I do” Ring box: AliExpress
Newmarket wedding photographer: Jennifer Newberry Photography


Are you getting married? Looking for a Newmarket wedding photographer? Get in touch to have me, Jennifer Newberry Photography, capture your wedding, whether it’s in Newmarket, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Barrie, Waterloo, Hamilton, London, Muskoka, or beyond! I’d love to chat about your wedding plans!

Oct 092017
 

Sutton Wedding Photographer | Rosie’s Place


Lily & Ahmad

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

It’s not too often you marry the same person twice, but that’s exactly what Lily and Ahmad did! Lily got a teaching job in Vietnam, and to get the paperwork done in time, they legally got married in February. Then they had their wedding in July, at Sutton’s newest wedding venue, Rosie’s Place! I was honoured to be their Sutton wedding photographer for their big celebration!

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

How They Met

In the very beginning, Ahmad and Lily met in high school. Ahmad was friends with Lily’s twin brother, Chris. Chris and Lily went to separate high schools, so Lily met Ahmad when he came over to visit Chris.

Flash forward to when they were in university: Lily came home from spending a summer studying in Venice, Italy. Ahmad was working at the local Petro-Can gas station. Ahmad ran into Lily’s family there, who told him about her travels. He texted her asking about the trip, and they started “seeing each other” that summer. By the end of the summer, they were officially a couple. Five years later, they were married!

The Wedding

Getting Ready

Lily and Ahmad actually got ready together for their wedding! They thought it would be easier, plus technically, they were already married anyway 😉
Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Ceremony & Reception

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The wedding ceremony and reception were held at Rosie’s Place. The ceremony was outdoors, and the reception was held the beautiful barn filled with authentic antique decor! Lifestyles Catering served mouth-watering foods from all around the globe – which was fitting since Lily is such a world-traveller!

Since Lily and Ahmad were already married, they didn’t need an officiant. Instead, their wedding party took turns reading lines from the original ceremony.
Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Wedding Party

Another unique wedding element, was their almost-entirely male wedding party! The guys on the bride’s side wore shades of warm colours (yellow, orange, red, pink, etc.), and the guys on the groom’s side wore cool colours (green, purple, blue). Malini was not only the Maid of Honour (and only female attendant), but she was deemed by several people (including herself) as “the best person at the wedding”. Malini – you are awesome! (I know her response would be “I know.” haha.)
Rosie's Place wedding party photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Newlyweds!

We literally just walked all over the property and took photos – Rosie’s Place has tons of great photo spots!

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Rosie's Place wedding photos by Sutton wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Lily & Ahmad! I hope you are having the time of your lives in Vietnam!

I am so honoured to be the Rosie’s Place preferred photographer! Check out the other awesome preferred vendors below!

Venue: Rosie’s Place
Florist: Family friend
DJ: Shooting Stars Productions
Photobooth: Shooting Stars Productions
Drapery: Shooting Stars Productions
Caterer: Lifestyles Catering
Favours: DIY
Invitations: DIY
Maid of Honour’s dress: Utsav Fashion
Mens Tuxes: Moores
Rings: Kavar Jewellers
Decor: All Reasons Party Rentals
Cake Topper: Kate Aspen
Sutton wedding photographer: Jennifer Newberry Photography


Are you getting married? Looking for a Sutton wedding photographer? Get in touch to have me, Jennifer Newberry Photography, capture your wedding, whether it’s in Sutton, Georgina, Keswick, Newmarket, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Barrie, Waterloo, Hamilton, London, Muskoka, or beyond! I’d love to chat about your wedding plans!

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