Ottawa Major’s Hill Engagement Session: Victoria + Nathan

Majors-Hill-Park-Engagement-Session-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyI love when couples come to sessions with an idea or two for photos . And I love it even more when they want to incorporate a little bit more of their personalities into their photos. So when Victoria + Nathan wanted to add a game of Magic, a small white pumpkin and some tree climbing into their session I was all for it! Add a couple Instax cameras and it definitely made for a super fun session!

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Byward Market Engagement Session: Sarah + Isabelle

Byward-Market-Engagement-Session-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyI don’t know if there was any better way to wrap up Sarah + Isabelle’s engagement session than by popping into one of the many patios in the Byward Market for a drink! And not only did these two amazing ladies know how to end their session on a high note, they were also an absolute dream to work with making their entire session absolutely effortless and so much fun!

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Ottawa Byward Market Engagement Session: Chantal + Brandon

Ottawa-Byward-Market-Engagement-Session-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyFinding the right place for your engagement session can sometimes be a little tricky, and for a lot of our couples we end up sending a list of a few recommended places for them to consider. But to make that list I always ask the same first question – are you thinking of a more rural or urban location?, as that helps me narrow things down a bit. And although I offered up a few rural locations when I first chatted with Chantal + Brandon about options, I knew from the get-go that they would end up with something more urban. Because, well, as you can clearly see, Chantal + Brandon definitely fit beautifully into the urban scene and the Byward Market was such a great fit for their session!

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Event Photography at the Chateau Laurier: Royal-Tea for the Royal Wedding

Make-A-Wish-Royal-Tea-Royal-Wedding-Chateau-Laurier-Event-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyIt was 3am when our alarm clock went off that morning and Dave and I crawled out of bed to start getting ready. After very slowly packing the car, we headed out to Zoe’s Lounge at Chateau Laurier (at least there was practically no traffic!) to join the amazing Make-A-Wish team as they hosted their Royal-Tea event. Complete with scones, clotted cream and of course tea, we joined the guests in watching the Royal Wedding of Harry and Megan.

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