Category Archive: cultural weddings

madhu & prahlad: an auspicious autumn hindu wedding ceremony

madhu & prahlad: an auspicious autumn hindu wedding ceremony

My last wedding of the season was truly exceptional, and all because of these two individuals and the love they exude for each other.  Madhu …

 

leah & leon: a lavish celebration at The Guild Inn Estate

leah & leon: a lavish celebration at The Guild Inn Estate

A meticulously orchestrated event on a sunny Sunday in September…a long-awaited day to make every intention clear and put aside all of life’s complications, to …

 

vrinda & ticu: an intimate hindu ceremony in Markham

vrinda & ticu: an intimate hindu ceremony in Markham

Just a simple note is all this day needs. The bride. The groom. And a splash of family gathered in the bright light of the temple. Keeping things …

 

becky & nick: fun in love at the Berkeley Church

becky & nick: fun in love at the Berkeley Church

Rarely do I tell a story from start to finish. I like to begin in the middle and then work my way around and out. …

 

jenn & matt: a breezy wedding day at the Thompson Hotel

jenn & matt: a breezy wedding day at the Thompson Hotel

A whirlwind of a day, literally. Jenn, truly gorgeous right from the get go, slips into her shoes and dress and we’re on the go. Matt and …

 

kate & paul: a barn party wedding in glorious Grey County

kate & paul: a barn party wedding in glorious Grey County

Hello Grey County. Smother us in your endless green grasses and bathe us with your Georgian waves and riverflows. We stand small under your breathtaking bluffs, your …

 

christine & rocco: a radiant June wedding in an orchard in Niagara on the Lake

christine & rocco: a radiant June wedding in an orchard in Niagara on the Lake

I’ve known of Kurtz Orchard for years, mostly as the landmark for the road to take between Ravine Winery in Virgil and the town of …

 

kate & raj: days 2 & 3: the wedding ceremony and sangeet (dance party)

kate & raj: days 2 & 3: the wedding ceremony and sangeet (dance party)

A Vedic Wedding Ceremony is a wondrous and ambitious undertaking. First the bride is meticulously wrapped into luxurious cloth, adorned with jewellery, veiled and crowned. Then …

 

kate & raj: days 1 & 2: the mehendi and haldi pre-wedding ceremonies

kate & raj: days 1 & 2: the mehendi and haldi pre-wedding ceremonies

First the Mehendi, where henna is applied to the hands and feet (arms too!) of the bride and then she sits and waits until it …

 

kate & raj: wedding adventures in Kolkata, India

kate & raj: wedding adventures in Kolkata, India

Brace yourself! I have a whole mess of images coming your way. This past December 2016 I had the immense pleasure of flying all the way to …