Baby Ella – Newborn – MPH Photography – Toronto

May 8th, 2014

This was a special session and one that the parents and I waited for and had to postpone several times but in the end everything came together and we had a lovely session with baby Ella and her parents Nicola and Dan.

I had photographed Nicola during her pregnancy  http://mphphotography.net/blog/2014/02/nicolas-winter-maternity-session-mph-photography-toronto/and know how excited her and Dan were as they waited for little Ella’s arrival.

We had planned for a newborn session  but for various reasons the session kept being postponed but eventually we set a date and everything worked out fine.

We had such a fun time with Nicola and Dan and Ella.  I’m a girly girl at heart and I love putting babies in cute tutu’s and hairbands and dressing them up. We even managed to get a couple of sleepy shots too and couldn’t have asked for a cuter or sweeter baby to photograph.

Thanks so much Nicola and Dan, for your patience and your trust, we hope you enjoyed your baby girl’s session with us and we here are just a few shots from our day together. Enjoy your sneak peek.

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Jacklyne and Regan’s Wedding – Toronto – MPH Photography

April 27th, 2014

I have known Jacklyne for a few years now, she hired me to do a session with her at the beach one time and we had such a fun time and she’s so cute and sweet and funny and I fell in love with her.  After that we did a few sessions together. Then she met Regan and asked me to photograph their wedding and we were so honoured and so very happy for this sweet couple.

We met up on a cold day in December to do their engagement session, little did we know that it was going to be one long winter and that day was just the beginning of it. Great way to commemorate it though, as we got so many great shots of the two of them together and we laughed and tried to stay warm as we continued,lol. Here are some of the beautiful shots we got that day http://mphphotography.net/blog/2013/12/jacklyne-and-regans-engagement-session-mph-photography-toronto/

I thought these two were a little crazy to try and open up a pub/bar around the same time they were getting married, but the two of them pulled it off. Not sure how, but they transformed The IRV into a gorgeous pub with awesome food and a great place to hang out, then they had their wedding their a month after they opened. It was perfect, this is their life and they incorporated it into their day and it couldn’t have been a better wedding.

We met so many wonderful people at their wedding and we laughed with family and friends as they celebrated the love that these two share. Great food and great atmosphere and it was such a wonderful day.

Jacklyne and Regan, we are so happy you asked us to capture your day for you, it went by quickly but we enjoyed every minute with you. You have a wonderful group of people that love you so and it was so wonderful to capture them all enjoying your special day and we wish you nothing but the best as you start your new lives as husband and wife. Much love to you both. Enjoy your sneak peek.

 

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Maureen’s family – MPH Photography – Toronto

February 26th, 2014

I love repeat clients and I was so happy to see Maureen and Ervin and their boys Nicholas and Andrew again. It’s been a few years since I’ve photographed them and the boys were tall then but now they are like skyscrapers,lol. This is their sneak peek from 3 years ago http://mphphotography.net/blog/2011/07/maureen-and-ervin-and-their-boys-mph-photography-toronto/

I love this family, they are so sweet and polite and lovely to work with, the boys always make me laugh. I remember our last photo shoot at Edwards gardens and it was a very hot day, well this time Maureen wanted to do a session in the snow and I couldn’t be happier. I think its great when clients want to do something different and they brave the cold and come out with cute coats and mitts and you can bet there will be alot less people to shoot around because it is winter,lol.

We had alot of fun last time, but don’t think it can compare because this time while they were all together posing for a family shot by the stables, a beautiful horse came up and put his head right beside them and even stuck their tongue out for a shot (2nd last shot posted below), its definitely one of my most favourite shots ever now.  I posted it on facebook, and a friend commented saying that the horse must be american, as the Canadian women’s hockey team just won gold in over time against the US, coming back from 2-0, it was the best game I’ve ever seen and made all of us Canadians proud.

The Canadian mitts were the best accessory as well, since the olympics just finished and you can see that this is a proud Canadian family. The red and black made for a wonderful combination and I think they all look so sharp.

It was cold out though, its been a very cold winter, more so than usual and so glad this family braved the cold to capture some great shots of them.

Thanks Herold family for coming back and doing another session with me, can’t believe how much your boys have grown and it was great seeing you all again. Here’s your sneak peek from our time together.

 

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Nicola’s Winter maternity session – MPH Photography – Toronto

February 5th, 2014

This session was so much fun, and I absolutely love it when a client is willing to do anything or go anywhere for that beautiful shot, it always pays off and the client is always happy that I suggested doing something that normally isn’t done.

Of course, when you think about it, why would any pregnant woman who is just about to give birth want to trek out into the cold and snow with hardly any clothes on, well actually, only the last shot is the one where the client is covered in a material and stands there for about 5-10 mins and then quickly changes back into their warm winter clothes, so its not really all that bad. 5-10 mins of being cold will get you a shot like the one you will see below and I think its absolutely stunning and gorgeous and when people see this image in my client’s home they will be talking about it and ooh’ing and aah’ing over it, so it will definitely be worth it.

I met Nicola years ago and she is so sweet and such a lovely person, we liked her immediately and when I heard she was pregnant, I was so excited for her and even more excited when she hired me to do her maternity session and then that she was willing to go out in the snow and do whatever she had to do to get that one amazing shot, made me so very happy.

I will also be photographing their little baby girl once she gets here, and I can’t wait for that session either. For now, here’s Nicola and her hubby Dan as they wait for their baby to arrive.

Thanks Nicola and Dan for allowing us to capture this special time in your lives. We can’t wait to meet your precious little girl when she gets here.  Enjoy your sneak peek.

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K & L’s headshots – MPH Photography – Toronto

January 15th, 2014

2 beautiful ladies, both wanting headshots and both willing to going outside in this the worse winter we’ve had in Toronto but in the end, we all had a blast and even though it was really really cold, we managed to find some warm spots and everyone agreed that it was the best idea to go outdoors for this session as nothing beats natural lighting and natural backgrounds.

I know both ladies were quite happy with the experience and the images and it made me happy that they were happy. It’s always a pleasure photographing clients who are excited and eager to do a session and who trust in your ideas and concepts and let you do what you think is best to get great shots.

It wasn’t hard photographing these two beauties and I love how the images turned out.

Thanks ladies, next time, hopefully it will be a little warmer outside,lol.

 

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