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Kemesha + Mphosi
{London Ontario Wedding Photography}

bride and groom with fall leaves

I'm doing things a little backwards, and posting Kemesha & Mphosi's wedding blog before their engagement session as today is their first wedding anniversary!!! We won't soon forget the wonderful day we spent with this loving couple. The day started with fun & laughter at the barber shop with the guys and was followed by sweet moments with the girls, a heartfelt ceremony at Windermere on the Mount's chapel and some absolutely stunning fall images! Congrats Kemesha & Mphosi, there's no doubt in my mind you will have a long and happy life together!! 

- Heather {London Ontario Wedding Photographer}

groomsmen and groom at barbers

groom at barbers

bride putting on bird cage vale

reflection of bride with dress
bride putting on dress in mirror

groomsmen and grooms in church

groom watching bride walk down aisle

bride and groom leaving church
wedding party selfie

bride and groom with autumn leaves
groomsmen playing basketball

bride and groom with wooden fence

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bride and groom with autumn coloured trees

groomsmen and groom with scarves

groom taking picture of bride

bride leading groom

bride and groom with sunset

wedding guestbook

bride and groom entrance

bride and groom first dance

wedding rings
bride and groom back lit night shot
bride and groom showing rings

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Chantel + Jason
{London Ontario Wedding Photography}

This day....was perfect! From the getting ready all the way to the fun dancing! I think everyone should have a live band - it brings such a different element to the reception! Chantel and Jason were so fun and easy going and their wedding party were a blast! I suprised the bride and groom with a collage of photos of the wedding party while they were getting some shots with the videographer. I loved that there was a soccer field behind the Portugese Club - we took advantage of that for their night shot since Portugal had just won the world cup a week prior and the groom is a HUGE soccer fan! Congrats to the lovely couple!!

-Niki (London Ontario Wedding Photographer)

Describe the vision/theme you had for your wedding in 5 words or less: Elegant, Intimate, Fun

What are your favorite memories of your wedding day?
 Stepping into my gown, walking down the isle, and having a great time with family and friends. 

Groom: Seeing my wife walk down towards me in her beautiful gown, hearing the priest say you are now husband and wife, and spending the most important day with family and friends.

Best wedding related decision: We’ve got many but a few to list are; booking our photographer, videographer and professional decorator, and deciding on a band for our reception.

Favourite detail: We loved it all. What we loved the most was the floral arrangements/centrepieces(the orchids), we had a few hollow square table designs that sat 12 guests, I was able to sit all our friends together. To this day I still get compliments from the Portuguese community that had never seen it before. 
We also had a table with photos of our guardian angels. That meant a lot to us and our families.

Advice for future brides & grooms: Enjoy the planning and most importantly the big day because in one blink the night is over. I suggest paying a good buck for a photographer and videographer because they really do capture the day and allow you to relive that moment all over again and again for the rest of your life. 

Would you change anything if you could do it all over again? I wouldn’t change a thing!! It was all meant to be

Best surprise of the day: Seeing our finalized reception decor that we fell in love with, and our letters to one another that were delivered while we were getting ready 

VENDORS: Ceremony Location: St. Peters Cathedral Basilica  | Reception Location: Portugese Club of London | Cake: Grandma’s Oven  | Dress (designer and/or store): Allure Bridal from Sophies Gown Shoppe | Flowers/Decorator: RL Design Inc. | Hair/Makeup: SOMA Hair co. / Esteem (Catherine) | Caterer: Portuguese Club Staff | Band: United  | Cinematographer: Novelist Studios | Stationery: Primarily Paper

WEDDING SONGS: Processional: Bridal Party- (Organ) “Canon in D” by J.Pachelbel;  Bride- "Who Wants To Fall In Love” by Crusaderbeach  | Recessional: Wedding March (Organ) | Reception Entrance: Parents - Balada Boa by Gustavo Lima;  Bridal Party- Danza Kuduro by Don Omar;  Bride/Groom- We Found Love by Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris  | First Dance: Stay With You by John Legend  | Parent Dances: Father/Daughter - Filha by Rick e Renner;  Mother/Son - Mae Querida by Tony Carrera-Performed by United Band

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Kelsey + Sean
{London Hilton Wedding Photography}

When Kelsey contacted me to photograph her wedding I was thrilled! I used to work with Kelsey at American Eagle many years ago and seeing some familiar faces was a great treat!

They had a chilly fall wedding in October, with flurries in the morning but by the time their ceremony started the flurries stopped and the sun peeked out! They had a beautiful ceremony at St. Mary's followed by family photos on the front steps. We then found some beautiful colour fall colours at Gibbons Park, exactly what Kelsey was looking for! After a quick stop downtown for some urban shots we headed to the Hilton for their reception. My favourite memory is the best man's speech, at the end he took his shirt off and had Kelsey and Sean's initials shaved into his chest hair - hilarious! Congrats Kelsey and Sean, I loved being a part of your day, it was perfect!

- Niki



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River Room Styled Shoot
London Ontario Wedding Photography

We had an amazing time collaborating with some of London's best wedding vendors for this glamours styled shoot at the River Room.

- Heather

VENDORS: Venue: The River Room Cafe & Private Dining | Linens: Around the Table | Veils and Headpieces: Blair Nadeau Millinery | Makeup: Catherine Krahn Makeup Artistry | Hair: Courtney Sobko Artistry | Cake: Grandma's Oven Bakery & Cakes | Mens attire: Joseph's Clothiers | Dress: Luere | Caterer: North Moore Catering Ltd. | Design and Decor: RL Designs Inc. | Event Planner: Twelfth Night Events

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Ashley + Andrew
Old Courthouse Wedding Photography

London wedding photography couple beautiful light

I met Andrew & Ashley at Andrew's brother's Doug's wedding a year prior and was so happy to photography this awesome family again! Ashley was glowing all day, she looked simply stunning! Andrew and Ashley said their I do's outside of the Old Courthouse on a beautiful summer afternoon in front of their family and friends! I loved sneaking the couple out at their reception for some extra shots during what we photographers like to call the magic hour, that glow was just perfect! Their reception was so much fun, you can leave it to Andrew's brothers to have the guests falling out of their seats with laughter from their hilarous stories! Congrats Andrew & Ashley, it was a pleasure to photograph your day!

-Niki {London Ontario Wedding Photographer}

Lace wedding dress with embellished belt

Embellished belt with crystals on lace wedding dress

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Tartan bridal garter

Simple bridal portrait images

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White boutineer with tartan wrap

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bride and groom first dance in black and white

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bride and groom kissing shot at night

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