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Aug 022018
 

Newmarket Wedding Photographer | Madsen’s Greenhouse | Hungry Brew Hops


Jennie & Lucas

How They Met

Jennie and Lucas originally met online, but they had their first date at the Hungry Brew Hops in Newmarket (spoiler alert: That’s also where they had their wedding reception!) When they met in-person, they both thought the other one looked better in-person than in their online photos (that’s always a good thing!). Things took off from there, and 2.5 years later they were engaged!

The Proposal

It was a normal summer evening in June, and Jennie and Lucas were hanging out on their back patio, reminiscing about when they first met, and Lucas just randomly decided to propose!

The Wedding

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

The Ceremony

Jennie and Lucas got married at Madsen’s Greenhouse in Newmarket. They had their ceremony outdoors, on a gorgeous day in June, surrounded by their closest family and friends. The ceremony was officiated by Jennie’s aunt, and the bride and groom wrote their own — very amusing — vows.
Newmarket Madsen's Greenhouse wedding ceremony photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Newlyweds!

We did all the bride and groom’s photos on the gorgeous grounds of Madsen’s Greenhouse (of course!), and we got the photos done so quickly we were actually a whole hour ahead of schedule!

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 Reception

As I mentioned earlier, the reception was held at Hungry Brew Hops (in the upstairs party room), which is located right on Main Street in Newmarket.
Hungry Brew Hops wedding reception photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Hungry Brew Hops wedding reception photos by Newmarket wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Jennie & Lucas! I loved being part of your relaxed and easy-going wedding day, and I know everyone had a fantastic time! I’m so happy I got to be a part of it!

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

Wedding vendors:
Ceremony Venue: Madsen’s Greenhouse
Reception Venue: Hungry Brew Hops
Florist: DIY – Made with tissue paper by one of Jennie’s co-workers
Favours: DIY
Invitations: DIY by Jennie
Wedding dress store: Honey
Tuxes: Suit Supply
Jennie’s engagement ring: Heirloom – Jennie’s great grandmother’s engagement ring, then her mother’s engagement ring, and now hers!
Wedding rings: Made You Look
Officiant: Vicki Cousins (also Jennie’s aunt!)
Guestbook: Etsy
Reception centerpieces: DIY – Dyed coffee filters made into bouquets, by Jennie and her mom.
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!

Jun 182018
 

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


Jennie & Lucas’ Sneak Peeks

Jennie and Lucas got married on a gorgeous (and hot!) Saturday in June. Everything went perfectly. Both Jennie and Lucas were so relaxed and just ready to enjoy the day – it was completely stress-free! Here are a few photos of the newlyweds!

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


Are you getting married? Looking for an 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 092018
 

Toronto Wedding Photographer | Miller Lash House Wedding Photos


Secret Garden Themed Wedding


Kelly & Steven

Today I’m sharing with you photos from Kelly and Steven’s Miller Lash House wedding (with a secret garden theme!) Their Miller Lash House wedding took place on a gorgeous sunny Toronto day. (Well, Scarborough, technically.). The ceremony was outdoors in a unique circular 360* setting, while the reception was held in what felt like a tented garden. I just love all the decor that Kelly chose! But we will get to that in a moment!

How They Met

Kelly and Steven met at the Filly and Firkin Bar. (I believe that bar is closed now.) Kelly was at the bar with her friend Nancy, and Steve was at the bar with his friend Neil. Kelly had been hanging out with a guy all night, and after chatting with Steve at the bar, Steve could tell that Kelly didn’t really like the guy – so he pretended to be Kelly’s boyfriend! The guy knew Steve was lying, and clearly didn’t like that. Apparently, this guy had bothered other guys that Steve knew at the bar that night, and the poor guy ended up getting punched. When that happened, Kelly and Steven ran from the bar. The next day, Steve asked Kelly to go out for coffee, and they found out that they were both normal human beings…. haha! After the coffee, they drove around for a couple hours just talking. Steven got hungry and ended up eating McDonald’s.

They dated for just over 6 years before Steven completely surprised Kelly by proposing!

The Proposal

In the summer of 2016, Kelly and Steven were at a City and Colour Concert at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto. They were at the very back of the venue, and when “their song” was being performed, Steven completely shocked Kelly with a proposal!

The Wedding

The Miller Lash House is located at the Scarborough campus of the University of Toronto. It’s a tucked-away little gem of a venue, and it really suited the Secret Garden Theme perfectly!
Miller Lash House wedding photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Ceremony

The Miller Lash House wedding ceremony was held outdoors, in a unique setting where the guests sat on ALL sides of the bride and groom during the ceremony! The circular setting was certainly interesting from a photography point of view! Kelly’s parents walked her up the long aisle (as seen in the first photo above), and Steven saw his bride for the first time as she approached the altar, which was beautifully decorated with gorgeous floral arrangements and greenery!

Miller Lash House outdoor wedding ceremony, by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Wedding Party

I don’t even know where to start with this wedding party. They were quite possibly the wildest, funniest, most entertaining wedding party I have ever encountered. I’m fairly certain that because of them, Kelly and Steven have the largest “outtakes folder” that I have ever created – haha! They clean-up pretty nice though, and I’m not just saying that because I’ve photographed 3 of the members of the wedding party previously 😉

Miller Lash House wedding party photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Newlyweds!

We actually didn’t have as much time as I usually like to do the bride and groom photos, but we made good use of the time we did have! Kelly and Steven are naturals in front of the camera!

Miller Lash House wedding. Bride and groom photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Miller Lash House wedding. Bride and groom photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Miller Lash House wedding. Bride and groom photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The Reception

Below you can see some of the Secret Garden Themed decor that I mentioned earlier. I just love it – so elegant! The doorknob table-numbers are brilliant!
Miller Lash House wedding photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The reception area was tented, but with open sides so you literally felt like you were inside a hidden garden!
Miller Lash House wedding reception photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

The newlyweds danced to “their song”, which of course was the same song that was playing at the concert when Steven proposed – “We Found Each Other in the Dark” by City and Colour.

Miller Lash House wedding reception photos by Toronto wedding photographer www.jnphotography.ca @filemanager

Congrats Kelly & Steven!



Venue: The Miller Lash House
Florist: Terrain Flowers
DJ: DJ Borhan
Makeup: Alana Y. (a friend)
Hair: Tiia (Maid of Honour & bride’s cousin)
Caterer: Enville Catering
Favours: DIY
Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas (they have now merged with Shutterfly)
Wedding dress store: The Gown
Wedding dress designer: Stella York
Bridesmaids’ dress store: Jealous Bridesmaids
Rings: Michael Hill
Officiant: Debbie Grant (family friend)
Transportation: School Bus Rentals
Girls’ Jewelry: Paula (Steven’s mom)
Door that table cards and keys were hung on: Rick (Kelly’s dad)
Toronto wedding photographer: Jennifer Newberry Photography


Are you getting married? Looking for a Toronto 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!

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