Sandra was so nervous as she peered outside the front door with her curlers in her hair as we were walking up to the house on Saturday morning. She told us she was nauseous and if she thought about it too much then she would toss her cookies so to speak, so we hugged and I reassured her that everything was going to be wonderful and it would be the best day of her life.
We had so much fun photographing this couple during their engagement session. We did a winter e-session and although it was a bit cold out, we got some beautiful shots of these two in and around the Caledon area. We drove and would just stop wherever we thought would be nice and I would find spots and shoot. I love these types of session, they are always so exhilarating and different as you never know where you will head off to next or what the shot will look like but these two were up for anything, so off we went. Here is the sneak peek from our engagement session with them Sandra and Krzys’ Engagement session
Months later, the day of the wedding and I couldn’t wait to photograph these two young people getting married. The girls were getting ready and Sandra’s dad just constantly kept me laughing all day with his cute comments and giddy behaviour, and I could tell her mom was nervous and was doing all she could not to cry as her baby girl was getting married in just a few hours. The maid of honour is Sandra’s aunt, Adelaide, but I would say they are more like sisters, and she took her job seriously as she took such good care of Sandra all day long, you could see the love these two have for each other, and Adelaide’s speech (after dinner) made me cry and was very touching. The MUA Rachel was amazing and I was loving the way she was making the girls look, they all looked gorgeous and the bride to be looked especially beautiful, her hair and makeup was perfect and I knew her soon to be hubby would be so excited when he first saw her.
The groom was nervous too of course, but full of smiles as the ceremony started at St. Peter’s http://www.saintpetersparish.com/ which is such a lovely church and time just flew by, and before they knew it, these two were married!
We went to Adamson Estates in Mississauga for the formals, and its a pretty place but they are strict about time, and only gave us 1 1/2 hrs and exactly 90 mins later they asked us to leave. Since we had time to spare before the reception we decided to go down the street to Scaddington park in Mississauga and managed to find some parts that had no bird poop,lol, and took some more pretty pictures there as well. During the formals we usually have a bit more time to get to know everyone a little bit and we absolutely fell in love with Sandra’s grandparents who proudly told us that they have been married for over 55 years, they are such a cute couple, and so sweet and dear, and such an inspiration, I kept telling my husband that I want to be just like them when we get older.
The reception took place at the Renaissance by the creek , where they were very gracious to us and we all had a great time celebrating the love of these two people.
I want to thank Sandra and Krzystof for trusting us to photograph their special day, it was a pleasure spending the day with you both and we wish you all the love in the world as you begin this new journey together. Thank you to their family and friends who made us feel extremely welcomed and like we were family. We so enjoyed our time with all of you.
There were so many beautiful images that I wanted to share in this post, I had a hard time picking out my favourites but I hope Sandra and Krzys love the way we captured them and are hoping they will treasure these special moments caught on film forever. Enjoy your honeymoon in London and Paris Mr & Mrs. Stanko!
Dress – Felicia Bridal
Flowers – N’Dezine
Reception – Renaissance by the Creek
Cake – Cristina Lenza
Makeup/Hair – Rachel Renna
DJ/MC – BB Blanc
Photography – MPH Photography