Vicky & Jordan

November 1, 2016

The weather may have been a little misty and dreary but the emotions were high and lovely.
I loved watching Jordan greet his bride for the first time as they met before we began the photo session.  Vicky was absolutely stunning in her gorgeous gown and was radiant throughout the day.
Many congratulations to the both of you.  It’s obvious from the people you surround yourself with and the wonderful tributes they gave that you are loved by many.

Many thanks to Paul Misseghers for working along side me as a 2nd photographer.

 

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Mathieu & Lisa

September 14, 2016

What a wonderful day for a truly wonderful couple.  Lisa and Mathieu are both kind and considerate individuals.  I don’t think I ever saw Lisa without a smile (which incidentally widened whenever she was looking at Mathieu).  She was a stunning bride in her amazing dress.  I loved the details at this wedding, starting with Mathieu’s tie and cuff links and carrying through to the reception.  The centrepieces were definitely unique – can’t get much better than a splash of personality at your wedding.  Lisa and Mathieu, you’re friends and family were wonderful as well and it was evident how happy they all are both the both of you.
Many thanks to my 2nd photographer JoEllen Sevcenko for accompanying me all day and also to Paul Misseghers for working with us during the photo time.
Here’s a quick peek with many more to come.

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Anita & Eric

August 22, 2016

What a wonderful way to spend the day…photographing Anita and Eric’s big day.  Surrounded by friends and family who were all very excited and happy for both of them, it was a privilege to be a part of it all.  Anita looked radiant in her beautiful dress and Eric made a statement with his awesome white tux.
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Shauna & Spencer

July 18, 2016

Shauna looked radiant all day long in her beautiful gown.  She had a smile on her face and a sparkle in her eye every time she looked at Spencer.  And you just can’t beat the bold Red Serge that Spencer wore.
Plans got adjusted midday when the downpour came but everyone took it in stride and spirits were high.
Thank you Shauna and Spencer for allowing me to share your day.
Also thanks to Aaron Silverston for working as my 2nd photographer that day.

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I loved photographing Vicky and Jordan.  They were connected to each other in a way that made them easy to photograph and to enjoy.  The simple things make them special together, the look, the touch, the smiles at each other.  I am so excited to be capturing their wedding later this season.  Best wishes.VickieJordan0003 VickieJordan0024 VickieJordan0076 VickieJordan0080 VickieJordan0088 VickieJordan0089 VickieJordan0105 VickieJordan0106 VickieJordan0125 VickieJordan0140

Enchanted Forest Contest

January 6, 2016

CONTEST
Okay I’ll admit it. I love photographing children in my Enchanted Forest. So, that means that I’m always eager to chat with anyone interested. I wanted to shine the light on that aspect of my business a little more so I came up with a little contest. The winner will receive a 16×20 mounted print.
Here’s how to enter:
1. Find your child on my big collage and tag yourself – 1 entry
2. Comment on this post – 1 entry
3. Share this post to your page – 1 entry
4. Make your child’s image your profile photo for a day (okay you don’t want the whole collage, so let me know you’d like to do this for a bonus entry and I’ll post a larger version of your image for you to use (I figure this is easier than posting close to 60 images).
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5. Bonus entry – head over to my blog http://www.cherylstruss.wordpress.com and comment on the post
 
Contest Draw date Friday, January 15th.

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Winter Family Session

December 21, 2015

Love this family and their sense of adventure. Love the fact that even when things don’t quite go as they’re planned that I was still able to capture them as a family.
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Julie & Shelby

November 22, 2015

Well Julie was prepared (and wishing) for snow that never came.  We were however blessed with a beautiful day of sunshine and lots of love.  Julie was simply radiant and beautiful in her elegant gown and Shelby made a very handsome groom.   Both Julie and Shelby’s family were so warm and inviting – such a pleasure to meet all of you.
I love it when couples are relaxed and open to anything and thank you to Julie for being willing to lay down in the grass even though by then it was a little more than a tad chilly.
All of the flowers, cake, and details were done to perfection and the day was simply beautiful.
At the end of these images I just had to include a little guy who decided he wanted to come say hello – hello my little friend, I hope you are well 🙂
JoEllen – always a pleasure to work with you – thanks for 2nd shooting and for capturing the guys getting ready.

Congratulations to you both.

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This Thanksgiving Saturday was beautiful and warm – you couldn’t have asked for a nicer day for the middle of October.  Krista was stunning in her beautiful wedding gown and Jeremy completed their elegant look.  Jeremy’s face beamed and Krista walked down the aisle towards him – biggest smile of the day 🙂

Krista and Jeremy were surrounded by their friends and family who helped to make their day special – lots of fun and lots of laughter.
Thank you Katharine and Scott for the recommendation and also thanks to JoEllen for second shooting for me.

Wishing you both the best as you relax on your honeymoon this week.

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It’s always fun to get together with a couple who’s wedding I will be photographing at a later date.  Anita and Eric looked so styled and polished for their photos yesterday evening and while it was a really windy day everything worked out wonderfully – included just enough time for a few setting sun photos.
I’m looking forward to your big day next summer.
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