Ottawa Family Session at Andrew Haydon Park: The Griffioens

Ottawa-Family-Photography-Andrew-Haydon-Park-Stephanie-Beach-PhotographyOne of my favourite things about my job is the relationships we create with our clients. To us, photographing a wedding day is so much more than just that one day – and my favourite moments often come from the sessions we end up doing with our clients as they live the rest of their lives.

Don’t get me wrong, I feel pretty darn fortunate to have been part of Sarah + Anders’ wedding day, and we had an absolute blast for sure, but getting to watch them start and now expand their family has been so amazing! And getting to hang out with their tiny humans is pretty fantastic as they really are great kids!

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Hogs Back Park Engagement Session: Katherine + Mike


Katherine: ‘Can we do a shot in the field? I have always wanted a photo of me and my love running through the field.’

Me: ‘umm…yeah we definitely can!!!!!!’

I absolutely loved when Katherine asked me for this series of photo during her and Mike’s engagement session, she has such great ideas that I loved incorporating into their photos!

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Major’s Hill Engagement Session: Carla + Jean-Francois

Major-hill-park-engagement-session-stairs-ottawa-stephanie-beach-photographyI love it when couples bring along two different outfits to their engagement session: one more casual and relaxed; and the other more formal and dressed up. It allows us to essentially get two different batches of photos in one session. So when Carla + Jean-Francois asked if they could switch outfits partway through their session, I was all for it!

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Major’s Hill Engagement Session: Carla + Jean-Francois, Sneak Peek

majors-hill-park-engagement-session-stephanie-beach-photography-02Downtown Ottawa can be a very busy place, full of people, cars and tons of construction. But it can also be a really peaceful place, especially if you hit it up on a not so busy evening or time. Such was the case with Carla+ Jean-Francois’ engagement session.

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Pinhey Point Engagement Session: Karine + Doug

pinhey-point-engagement-session-stephanie-beach-photography-04I left their session with what seemed like a million little burs stuck to my pants and spent the better part of 30 minutes picking them all off in my garage when I got home, but Karine + Doug’s session was so wonderful and those annoying little burs were completely worth the hassle!

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