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About Face: Andrew Santos

October 16, 2017

Andrew and I go way back to children’s choir. Although I was a strapping 20-something keyboardist helping out the choir, it was such a delight to hear Andrew cantor and use his energy to sing for the Lord amidst all the other kiddies. Now, he is a communications coordinator for the Archdiocese of Toronto and […]

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A Day in the Life of the Garde-Ginis Family

September 29, 2017

As I was shooting Krystiana & Ben’s wedding, one of her relatives had approached me, asking about photography. If you know me by now, I can go on-and-on about photography and it’s great to chat with someone who has a profound interest in making great images. Having seen that interest, Krystiana and Ben had bought […]

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Ann-Marie + Ryan ~ The Knot Is Tied!

September 14, 2017

In the days leading up to the wedding, I joked with Ann-Marie, “So what time do you want me to start? Six in the morning? … haha! <nudge!><nudge!><wink!><wink!>” Ann-Marie: “Umm, yeah! Is that okay?” And when I realized that she wasn’t joking, I took a deep breath and told myself: “I got this!” I was […]

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Cherishing Precious Moments with The Meyer Family

September 8, 2017

You may recognize Amanda and Daniel from two occasions: Brittany & Kyle’s wedding (where Amanda was a bridesmaid) and their anniversary photoshoot. It had been some time since I had seen them in person yet it had been great to always keep in touch. Lo’ and behold, their beautiful marriage has grown into a family! […]

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Ann-Marie + Ryan ~ The Answer Is “Yes!”

August 30, 2017

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s always humbling when a peer of yours has faith in your craft and wants you to capture her wedding. Even before that, Ann-Marie was so gracious to purchase sessions from me to give as presents for her friends. As a result, I had met many […]

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About Face: Danny Santa Ana

August 28, 2017

Danny Santa Ana : Wonderful Videographer & Photographer www.danilosantaana.com Vimeo: vimeo.com/danilosantaana Instagram: www.instagram.com/dsa_visuals Linked In: ca.linkedin.com/in/dannysantaana

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Debbie + Jafari ~ The Knot Is Tied!

August 18, 2017

“And ya kyant beet dat!” ~ Jafari’s Father (in his distinct Jamaican accent) That phrase pretty much summed up the entire wedding day that Debbie and Jafari enjoyed and had been anticipating. You couldn’t beat how stylish these two were: the beautiful embroidered wedding dress with a vintage mesh veil and the fly suit with […]

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About Face: Aniela

August 10, 2017

Aniela is such a talented model, actress and yoga instructor, that as much as it is a photographer’s job to make the client feel at ease, it was vice versa on this session. Our shoot was casual and had a wonderful chat! With such a beautiful soul, it was all to easy to make each […]

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About Face: Joe Is the New Black

July 31, 2017

Check out Toronto’s home-grown fashionista, Joe Amio (Joe Is the New Black). Anything up-and-coming in fashion trends, sneakers (’cause he’s plays ball in Nike’s HoopClubTO), funky gadgets or anything creative, you’d want to check out what he’s got to share. Official website: www.joeisthenewblack.com Instagram: instagram.com/joeisthenewblack Tumblr: joeamio.tumblr.com YouTube: youtube.com/user/jtnb23 (Oh, and he’s my cousin!)   ‘

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Debbie + Jafari ~ The Answer Is “Yes!”

July 21, 2017

It had been almost a year since we had our initial meeting when Debbie & Jafari, “signed” with me. So, seeing them again during this engagement session was like a reunion! We met up at the Britannia School Farm and what a beautiful day to enjoy. They were certainly prepared with their wardrobe matching each […]

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Krystiana & Ben ~ The Knot Is Tied!

June 22, 2017

What can I say about these two love birds? Elementary school sweet-hearts, youth ministers, faith-driven and über cute together! Having known them through church in our parish, it was very humbling to have been asked to capture their “Yes!” to God’s call in their vocation of marriage and to witness them vow to each other through […]

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P.W. + S.I. ~ The Knot Is Tied!

June 1, 2017

This coming Sunday, my family and I will be going to the 21st Annual Butterfly Release and Family Picnic put on by the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network (P.A.I.L.) Network. At this event, real butterflies are released in commemoration to the infants that have been lost: whether through miscarriage, still-birth, or early moments after birth. Since […]

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S.K. + N.S. ~ The Knot Is Tied!

May 1, 2017

This was a first for me (and perhaps most of Shazia & Norman’s guests): an Irish-Ismaili Muslim wedding. Shazia and I had first met at Mandana and Daniel’s wedding and I remember her being a wonderful and gentle soul sincerely performing her duties as a bridesmaid. When she had contacted me announcing that she was […]

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We Are Fa-mi-ly! The George Family

April 20, 2017

My, how time flies and you get to see couples go through their life stages from their engagement, their wedding, their maternity and with God’s grace, a beautiful miracle of a child. I saw Rebekah and Stephan the moment that she said, “Yes!” in a romantic surprise proposal at Union Station. Since then, I had attended […]

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We Are Fa-mi-ly! The Gubisi Family

April 6, 2017

When word gets around the office that I have a photography side-gig, it’s a great rumor to be spreading! Hehe! My colleague, Carol, has always radiated her smile around the office and I was humbled when she asked me to capture the smiles of the rest of her family! After our first son was born, […]

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J.D. + C.D. ~ The Knot Is Tied!

March 31, 2017

They were planning for “small and intimate” and so their wedding day was just that. At St. John Vianney R.C. Church in Barrie, a number of close friends joined their immediate families attended Judy and Chris’ wedding. It was serene and peaceful and perfect for them both. Thereafter, we traveled to the lakeshore to continue on […]

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B.B. + A.W. ~ The Knot Is Tied!

March 9, 2017

I guess you could call this one of my destination weddings, as I had to travel “all the way” to Stratford for Brittany and Alex’s wedding. What a beautiful romantic backdrop to celebrate a wedding. It brings me back to the days my wife and I were dating and enjoying the Shakespearean theatre and the […]

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K.D. + A.L. ~ The Knot Is Tied!

February 10, 2017

As the first wedding of that year, this was the one to start with. Everything ran smoothly, there wasn’t a feeling of being rushed, there was ample time to enjoy and banter around and most of all, to witness Karen & Allister’s vows, was the icing on the cake. Both of them were organized to […]

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T.A. + D.S. ~ The Knot Is Tied!

January 26, 2017

We were all watching the weather forecast and thankfully, rain didn’t show up as a guest. It was great to have had both Taryn and Dan in the same hotel (Pantages Hotel & Spa) which allowed me to casually see each of them for the pre-ceremony shots. To say the least, everyone was calm, cool […]

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