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Sep 052018
 

#BethandFrances

Holland Marsh Wineries Wedding Photos


Newmarket Wedding Photographer | Holland Marsh Wineries


Frances & Beth

How They Met

Frances and Beth met through a mutual friend who lives in Toronto. They had each heard of the other, and had seen each other at a couple of events, but hadn’t really had a chance to talk for over a year.

When they finally did start talking, there was an immediate attraction for both of them – They connected on many levels right away!

For their first date, they met up at a barbecue. Things took off from there, and four years later came…

The Proposal

Beth, Frances, her two daughters Jasmine and Melanie, and their dog Skipper, were on a five-day canoe trip in Algonquin Park. They were watching a beautiful sunset from their campsite, when Frances turned and asked Beth to marry her in front of Jasmine and Melanie. Beth said yes of course, and the four of them hugged, cried, and laughed. Jasmine and Melanie starting planning for the wedding at that very moment!

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

When I was photographing the rings, I couldn’t help but notice that the four rings elegantly symbolized their new family. I pictured the two engagement rings as Beth and Frances, and the wedding rings as Jasmine and Melanie. (I don’t normally make up little “ring families” but I liked the symbolism in this case.)

The Wedding


Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Getting Ready

Beth and Frances both got ready at their home. They got dressed in separate rooms, and then had a First Look in their dining room before heading over to the Holland Marsh Wineries.
Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Ceremony

The ceremony was held outdoors, with DIY wooden signs scattered around the venue. It was a gorgeous sunny summer day, and a great day to get married!

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

I LOVE the group photo above! Right after the ceremony, the brides walked back down the aisle, followed by the five bridesmaids, and they all surrounded the brides and hugged and cheered. The photo you see above is a pure candid shot of them post-hug right after the ceremony!

The Wedding Party

The fantastic wedding party consisted of Frances’ two daughters and Beth’s three nieces. All five of them acted like sisters though, I noticed, and they really made the day all the more special for Frances and Beth.
Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Newlyweds!

Some photos of the gorgeous brides, of course!

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Reception

The only thing I can think of to say about the reception was that it was full of love, laughter and fun!

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Holland Marsh Wineries wedding photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Frances & Beth!

Wedding vendors:
Venue: Holland Marsh Wineries
Caterer: O’Malley’s Catering
Decor: DIY by Brides
Cupcakes: Kristen Singh
Cake artist: Simply Decadent
DJ: Bob Hawkins
Makeup: Sarah Meyer (Best friend of Frances’ daughter, Jasmine)
Favours: Donation to the Canadian Cancer Society
Invitation designer: DIY by Brides and their daughters
Invitation printer: VistaPrint
Wedding dress store: Best for Bride
Bridesmaid dresses: David’s Bridal
Rings: Griffin Jewellery
Officiant: Rev. Dr. Michael Brooks
Singer: Jennifer Briggs
Newmarket 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!

Aug 172018
 

#BethandFrances

Holland Marsh Winery Wedding Photographer | Newmarket Wedding Photographer


Frances & Beth’s Sneak Peeks

I had the pleasure of photographing Frances and Beth’s Holland Marsh Winery wedding last weekend – and it was so much fun! They lucked into a beautiful, sunny day – even though the week before the weather forecast was predicting thunderstorms!

Frances and Beth are both so kind and wonderful, I just loved being able to document their special day for them!
Holland Marsh Winery wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

They had an all-female wedding party (girl power, woooo!), which included Frances’ daughters, and Beth’s nieces. All five of them (and their spouses!) helped out with everything, and helped create the perfect day for Frances and Beth.
Holland Marsh Winery wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Frances and Beth!


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, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Barrie, Waterloo, Hamilton, London, Muskoka, or beyond! I’d love to chat about your wedding plans!

Feb 262018
 

#billiamandemilywed

Georgina Wedding Photographer | Georgina ROC Chalet Wedding Photos


Golden Dinosaurs | The Simpsons


Emily & Bill

“Dinosaurs are the best, so just calm down.”

Emily and Bill’s Georgina ROC Chalet wedding had very elegant decor with a “light sprinkling” of golden dinosaurs (yes, golden dinosaurs), and was accented with elements from The Simpsons. Most of the guests were wondering “What’s up with the golden dinosaurs?” and they all had to wait for the bride and groom’s speech to find out the answer – the answer was the quote above 😉

How They Met

Originally, Emily and Bill met on the internet. When they met in-person, they actually met outside a subway station in Toronto (because Emily was running late. ha). On their first date, they went to a pub, and they talked for hours. Bill got tipsy and was a super gentleman and insisted on escorting Emily home on the subway, bus, then subway, then to her car. Then, Emily drove him home because she was sober. They dated for 18 months before getting engaged!

The Proposal

Bill woke Emily up before my night-shift with coffee and a ring, and asked “So… you wanna get hitched?” Apparently this was a great way to wake up, because Emily said yes!

The Wedding


As I mentioned earlier, there were elements of The Simpsons TV show here and there. (The golden dinosaurs I’ll get into more when I get to the Reception part of the blog.) One of those was Bill’s cufflinks – which are replicas of the cufflinks from the Simpsons episode of Lisa’s wedding!

Georgina ROC Chalet wedding Simpsons cufflinks from Lisa's wedding. Photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Newlyweds!


Emily and Bill did a First Look (most people will tap the groom on the shoulder or poke them or something, Emily went with the always popular, ass-grab.), and all their bride & groom photos before the ceremony, so they could mingle with guests right after the ceremony.

Georgina ROC Chalet wedding first look photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Georgina ROC Chalet wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Georgina ROC Chalet wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Ceremony


The ceremony was held indoors, because despite it being September, it was crazy hot outside! (It was something like 32*C)
Georgina ROC Chalet wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Reception


Georgina ROC Chalet wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Here’s where the golden dinosaurs come in!
Georgina ROC Chalet wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Georgina ROC Chalet wedding photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Someone (not Emily), added to the golden dinosaur cake toppers, by dressing them with a tiny bouquet, and floral bow-tie!
Georgina ROC Chalet wedding cake and cupcake photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The first dance was done in the same area as the ceremony, but the arch was moved away.
Georgina ROC Chalet wedding reception photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Emily & Bill!! I never thought about it until afterwards, but I left before you guys brought out the pinatas! D’oh!
Georgina ROC Chalet wedding reception photos by www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Wedding vendors:
Venue: The ROC Chalet
Wedding coordinator: Carey D. (friend)
Florist: Mid-Valley Gardens
Caterer: O’Malley’s Catering
Cake: Maggie O. (friend)
Cupcakes: Sugar City Cupcakes
DJ: Carlo Y. (friend)
Makeup Artist: Jenni Lin Studios
Hair: Crystal Lamers Hair Salon
Wedding dress store: Torrid
Bridesmaids’ dresses: RW & Co.
Groom’s suit: Moores
Groomsmens’ pants: Old Navy
Groomsmens’ accessories: Etsy & Winners
Bride’s rings: Spence Diamonds
Groom’s ring: Costco
Officiant: Richard Moore
Invitations: Splash of Silver
Golden dinosaurs: DIY by Emily
Georgina wedding photographer: Jennifer Newberry Photography


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

Oct 022017
 

#billiamandemilywed

The ROC Wedding Photographer | Georgina Wedding Photographer


Emily & Bill’s Sneak Peeks

Emily and Bill held their ROC wedding on an unusually blazing hot day at the end of September. It was somewhere around 35*C! Besides the unusual heat, everything went absolutely perfectly!
The ROC wedding photos by Georgina wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Emily and Bill had very elegant decor with a “light sprinkling” of golden dinosaurs – yes, golden dinosaurs. A lot of people were asking “What’s up with the golden dinosaurs?” and they all had to wait for the bride and groom’s speech to find out the answer. I believe Emily’s exact words were “Dinosaurs are the best, so just calm down.” hahaha!

The ROC wedding photos by Georgina wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Emily & Bill! I hope you are having an amazing time on your honeymoon!


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

Oct 052011
 

Who remembers Eric and Nadia’s wedding? Meeeee! Anyway, on that glorious day, Claire and I, the sneaky gals we are, did a little surprise for Eric and Nadia.

We snuck the bridal party away from the reception and we had each one (plus the flower girl!) spell out a letter with sparklers (that Claire brought along! Hurray for thinking ahead!).

With some fantastical lack-of-lighting suggestions from me on the bridal party’s shots, Claire shot all the images, and then I put them all together into one, super awesome composite! All Eric and Nadia knew was that we were making them stand together and wave their arms around in a heart-like formation in the darkness, for no apparent reason other than maybe a funky portrait of them. Bwahahaha!

The result – pure awesomeness!

Wedding party sparklers