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Stephanie + Mark's Wedding at Glendenning // St. John's Newfoundland Wedding Photographer

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In September, Stephanie and Mark got married on a gorgeous sunny day that blended two worlds- Witless Bay and St. John’s ;)

The day began with everyone getting ready in homes overlooking the ocean, followed by a stunning ceremony at Our Lady Star Of The Sea. It was so serene inside the church as the sun streamed through the windows, and everyone was totally soaking up all the love.

We then adventured around Witless Bay for photos, never straying far from the water like the true Newfoundlanders we are… hanging out with the most hilarious bridal party EVER and making magic. As evening hit, we rolled into St. John’s to Quidi Vidi Brewery (thanks for having us!) for beer and a LOT of laughs!

Later that evening, Steph and Mark had a little moment to themselves among the dories on the dock as the sun set. They were at peace, totally themselves, and lost in each other for a while. Always the best little magical nugget of the wedding day. <3

To start the night of celebrations, we then arrived at one of my FAVOURITE venues- Glendenning! The room was softly lit in pinks and gold, making for a wonderful dinner before the dancing and TRUE craziness kicked off!

Thank you SO MUCH Stephanie & Mark for inviting me along to capture what was definitely one of the wildest, most hilarious and fun wedding days I’ve ever experienced! Congratulations again, all my love, and cheers to your first new year as a married couple!

XO- Maddie

 

VENDORS:

Venue: GlenDenning Golf Club Decorator: Event 3Sixty

Cake/Sweets: Pam Picco's Speciality Cakes and Sweets

Rings: Diamond Design NL Hair: NuImage Design Studio

Makeup: Danielle Michelle Makeup Artistry

Dress: Ever After Bridal Boutique

 

BEST OF 2018 : EVERYDAY MAGIC

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I truly believe that life is an endless collection of little things which will enchant you if you have the power to see.

I was SO blessed in 2018 to continue to spend my days looking for and forever documenting the everyday magic in your lives, so today I’ve gathered up some of my absolute favourite moments- both simple and special- from 2018 weddings to share.

From first looks, lets-make-this-last-forever embraces, first married kisses, proud parents shedding a tear, grandmas beaming at the dinner table, and every little thing in between: here are the best and most beautiful moments I got to witness and capture last year.

THANK YOU for sharing your hearts and souls with me and inviting me to do the same. Here’s to you, to 2019, and all the everyday magic that awaits us. xoxo

 
 

Jessica + Neil's SHERATON HOTEL WEDDING IN ST. JOHN'S // Newfoundland Wedding Photographers

A love so sweet you can see it in their smile. 

Jessica and Neil's wedding took place in the Sheraton Hotel courtyard, and what a joyful day it was. Congratulations, Mr & Mrs Sparkes!

Thank you Jess and Neil for trusting me with your beautiful love story. XO

Venue: Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Officiant: Craig Murphy - Ceremonies and Celebrations

 Hair: Mobile Hair by Allison

Makeup Artistry/Photographer's Assistant: Nadia Ali Nadia Ali Makeup Artistry

Cupcakes: Colorful Creations

Decor Setup: DIY arranged by Celtic Knot Wedding & Event Decor

Bridal Gown: The Model Shop & Julia's Closet

Alterations: Rodney Philpott Designs

Menswear: Moores Clothing // Joseph Abboud

DJ: Todd Skinner

Melissa + Tylor's Wedding Adventure in Arnold's Cove, Newfoundland // St. John's Wedding Photographer

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What do you do when half your wedding photos are lost forever?

Plan a wedding 2.0 of course!

Melissa + Tylor are such gracious, hilarious, kind people and their love was beautiful to witness. From re-visiting the church where they said their vows, to playing on family property in the rain, to exploring the oceanside cliffs in their backyard, this couple's adventurous spirit had my heart totally soaring on their rainy, foggy wedding day do-over!! The lovebirds ended their day with some cuddles by the moonlight to warm up after an afternoon of good old Rain Drizzle Fog.

Thank you so much for having me along on this adventure!

Until next time! XO- Maddie

Sacha and Shane's Wedding at the Rocket Room in St. John's / Newfoundland Wedding Photographers

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It's been a pleasure to capture Sacha and Shane's life over the last couple years, and now, just weeks before they are due to welcome their second daughter into the world, I realized the blog post of their wedding wasn't up yet! Let's fix that. ;)

This pair are amazing. Not only does Sacha and Shane's love for each other just shine from their faces, they are so welcoming, warm, kind, and a blast to be around.

Along with their close friends, family, and daughter Quinn, S+S celebrated with a first look on the cliffs of Middle Cove, a candlelit ceremony, and casual cocktail reception at The Rocket Bakery's Rocket Room where everyone danced into the night. Enjoy their story, and stay tuned for more to come from these sweethearts!

Jennifer and Jordan's Outdoor Wedding in Baie Verte | Newfoundland Wedding Photographer

It's always so good to go back to my home away from home: Baie Verte, NL. And this trip was made extra special by the wedding of Jennifer and Jordan that I was honored to capture! The two had a beautiful outdoor wedding on family property in their hometown of Baie Verte, surrounded by friends and family. That's what I love about small town Newfoundland- people is so tight knit and you can truly see the love that just radiates between everyone.

The day began with everyone getting ready for the vows by the water, with the guys and gals right across the road from each other...

After a wicked bus ride, it was on to the ceremony on Flatwater Pond!

And then of course, time for adventures all over Baie Verte!! The country music was on blast as we sang along.

Evening rolled around, and it was soon time for J+J's reception back at the pond! The property was magically transformed into a huge tent for everyone to party the night away!

Jennifer and Jordan,

it was a pleasure and a blast to be a part of your special day, and I can't wait to see where life takes you! Thank you and your bridal party for being so adventurous, silly, easygoing, and for allowing me into your lives! All my love, XO!

Rachel and Roger's Quidi Vidi Brewery Wedding in St. John's // Newfoundland Wedding Photographers

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Have you ever watched a romance movie and just completely laughed at it, because there's no way it's even close to real life?

Laugh no more, peeps.

Meet Rachel & Roger. Their love is a modern day fairy tale.

After randomly chatting with these two in line at Starbucks one day, and then meeting at the same spot months later for a consultation (through their online photog search and a twist of fate!), I knew R+R were special people- with an even more incredible love between them.

These guys cherish each other in a way that is hard to come by nowadays, and their love is just purely on FIRE. Between their wonderful families, a laid back wedding plan, and the biggest love St. John's has ever seen, it was truly an honor and pleasure to capture their November wedding at Quidi Vidi Brewery!

Keep blazing, Rachel + Roger. xox

 

The day began at R+R's home where Rachel got ready with her Mom, as well as her maid of honor!

 
 

After Roger got ready, it was time for their beautiful first look in Quidi Vidi!

 

Then, their families showed up with the sweetest small bridal party in tow.

Before the evening wedding at Quidi Vidi Brewery, Rachel and Roger set off on some lovely adventures around St. John's!

 
 
 
 
 
 

Once evening hit, it was officially time for this pair to say I Do in front of a close group of loved ones!

Lacy Rose Design did an amazing job of getting Quidi Vidi Brewery ready for the wedding, and that gorgeous cake by Colorful Creations fit perfectly!

After their sweet ceremony, Rachel and Roger's family and friends gave the best wedding speeches I have EVER heard, and we all danced the night away!