Ottawa Wedding Show, Spring 2018

OWS-S18-78-SBPWe have been attending the Ottawa Wedding Show for a few years now and I have yet to be disappointed with the quality of the show or the return on investment for us, but this year was even more amazing than previous years.

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Event Photography at the Shaw Centre: Make-A-Wish Wine for Wishes 2018

Make-A-Wish-Wine-for-Wishes-2018-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyI sometimes can’t believe it has been 4 years since we started working with Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario – the time really has flown by! So much so that whenever anyone asks us how long we have been photographing their events, I really don’t have a quick answer, and often end up getting it wrong when I try to guesstimate. But when Wine for Wishes comes around each year it is like our little anniversary with this absolutely wonderful charity and, for us, it makes an already great event even better!

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Killaloe Winter Engagement Session: Patricia + Mike

Ottawa-Valley-Winter-Engagement-Session-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyWe are fortunate enough to work with couples we really love and who share a similar outlook when it comes to their wedding days. They trust us to be able to capture that for them and it really does mean the world to us. And sometimes we find couples (or rather they find us) that we really, really click with. Couples who have that  down-to-earth, genuinely kind nature we are drawn to. The nicest thing about all of this, is that we end up having so much fun each and every time we get to hang out with them. Patricia + Mike are, without question, one of these couples!

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Tuesday’s Top Tips: 6 Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Colours

6-Tips-for-Choosing-Your-Wedding-Colours-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyFor some, choosing their wedding colours is super obvious, but for others, it is a daunting task with an overwhelming number of options. And although it can work out in some cases, choosing your colours may not be as simple as picking your favourite colours and making them the base decision for every design element in your wedding. Today wedding palettes can consist of multiple colours that compliment each other and create some really great texture and character to your day. And most importantly, you want to pick a palette that you will love looking back on each and every time you look at your photos.

So to help out with this decision, today I am sharing 6 Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Colours that will hopefully help you narrow things down a bit.

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Killaloe Winter Engagement Session: Patricia + Mike, Sneak Peek

Ottawa-Valley-Winter-Engagement-Session-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographySo as all of your friends and family have probably notified you through social media, it’s snowing again – and not just a little either. Despite the fact that the snow was almost gone from most yards and the temperature was quite delightful outside recently, the chilly wind and snow are back.

But I’m not complaining because the fresh snow made for an absolutely gorgeous backdrop for Patricia + Mike’s winter engagement session, which was made all the better by the fact that these two were an absolute delight to spend an afternoon with!

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