In-Home Lifestyle Family Session: The Brickells

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When you work in the wedding industry you tend to miss out on seeing your friends and family as much during the warmer months. To be honest, even the off-season can be tricky because there is just so much to do all the time. And come to think about it, I actually think this has more to do with being an entrepreneur than being in a specific industry, as running your own business is extremely time consuming and exhausting (a topic for a different day). And since family (and our friends we consider family) is so very important to Dave and I so we do our best to squeeze in visits whenever we can. So when our work takes us inc lose proximity to the ones we love, particularly the ones who live further away from us, we definitely take advantage of that!

So when we were last down in the Toronto area, we made sure to visit Dave’s sister and her adorable family and I was so happy when they wanted to do a little family session while we were there!

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Business Branding Photography: Flipside Donuts

Business-Branding-Photography-Stephanie-Beach-Photography-Flipside-DonutsI love donuts and here in Ottawa we have some pretty great options for them whether you prefer the cake or yeast type. But just a drive away down in Toronto is an even better option for donuts – Flipside Donuts!

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Toronto Island Wedding: Chris + Jason

Toronto-Island-Wedding-Stephanie-Beach-Photography-skyline-night-ferryIt’s a little hard for me to write this post to be honest as nothing I have written down seems good enough. I had the same problem when I was writing up Chris + Jason’s sneak peek as what do you say when one of the very best people who you have ever known gets married? At that time though, I was able to talk details and pass the mushy stuff on to this post…but now that means I actually have to figure out the answer to this question and try to do this wonderful couple justice. So bear with me.

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Toronto Island Wedding: Chris + Jason, Sneak Peek

toronto-island-wedding-stephanie-beach-photography-02What do you say when your best friend gets married? I have written and re-written this sneak peek post a dozen times now and nothing ever seems to be enough to describe how immensely overjoyed I was this past weekend as I watched one of the very best people I know marry someone she loves so much, and who loves her just as much in return.

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Happy Anniversary Teri + Greg

Hockley Valley Wedding Stephanie Beach PhotographyI can hardly believe that is was only a year ago that we headed down to Toronto for a beautiful plugged in wedding at the Hockley Valley Resort.

Teri + Greg’s wedding day was such a dream to photograph. They were absolutely stunning (seriously, they were both knock outs!!), their family and friends were so kind and everything about their day was super fun!

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