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Coolest venue I have shot at in awhile the Enoch Turner School house.


Have I ever told you how much I love tiny bridal parties?


The details were to die for.



This little chair was a replica of their actual chairs… fun!


Thank you Whitney and Jeff for choosing barebonephoto to be a part of you day.

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Their first look…….




Meghan and Alex, thank you for having us document your amazing day!

Emma+the barebonecrew!


At the beginning of this year I made the announcement that I was going to shoot more portraits  and less weddings. Just so I could spend more time at home preparing for the arrival of babybone. Well……bam! Portraits abound. Here are some of the results of those shoots……..

This first shot was taken during one of my one on one workshops…….thanks Susie for being such a great model!


Bellies seem to be a theme…..




And how can you have bellies without babies……….Shane is the cutest little dude ever!


I love the difference between the next two……the first looks like he is asking his first love ever out on a date!


The second is when she said yes……..




Kyrsten is a previous bride of mine………who is soon to be a mommy!  Any day………can’t wait to meet he/she!


And Jonas……uber cutie pie!



All of the above portraits were taken in and around the barebonestudio.

If you would like to arrange for your own session, you can contact us at or give us a call 519.841.7140 or 888.841.7840.

We will me stopping shooting as of September 24th to take some time for babybone prep.

So if your looking to create a Christmas card or just have that yearly fall portrait…..BOOK NOW!!!

Don’t worry all my expecting parents…..we will make exceptions for new borns that are already in the barebonefamily.

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When I said that I was only taking 10 weddings a year people thought I was crazy. How could you stop doing the thing your good at?

Well I don’t see it that way at all. By only taking 10 weddings a year it allows me to be more creative and a spend more time with each client.

And in the case of Dorie and Paul…… allows me to book a wedding 2 weeks before the big event.

As soon as I got on the phone with Dorie I knew we were going to have a good time. Dorie and Paul have been together for 12 years and decided last minute that it was the time to “get hitched”. I am just so glad I was available to shoot their intimate affair!

They were married this past Saturday at Toronto City Hall.




As soon as I saw this wall I knew I had to shoot it……..and that dress! Couldn’t be more perfect!





The evening ended at Le Select Bistro……….perfect setting for these two!


Thank you Dorie and Paul for making me a part of your day.

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Joanne and Eric and I met for the first time via skype. They where in Dubai on a job and wouldn’t be back to Canada for a couple months. But even from that first conversation I knew they had come to the right place. They will be married June 14th at The Rectory Cafe on Toronto Island. So why wouldn’t we start our barebonelove session on the ferry?







No birds were harmed in the making the following image……




I cannot wait to be a part of this wedding day!

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Jennifer and Carmin are very easy to be around and they are extremely easy to shoot.

I think the pictures speak for themselves……….

I had picked this location before they arrived……and then I saw Jennifer’s dress……perfection.








On a side note……Carmin is a part of the group Saigon Hookers . Can’t wait to be a part of this wedding!

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Rachel and Ryan are one of the sweetest couples that I have met to date. When I said that by the end of the session I would have them making out in public. They just giggled and said that their southwestern sensibilities would probably wouldn’t allow it……..soooo sweet!

And I think that comes through in this set of pictures!

They will be married next spring at the beautiful Hauser Hall.








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So you may have noticed that I have been absent from the blog for a little while.

Well……I needed some down time…..but now I’m back and refreshed and ready to blogdigitty blog!

Over the holiday break I went to one of the most inspiring and fun workshops I have ever had the pleasure of attending.


Not only did I learn a lot about gear and technique, But I also was refreshed in mind and spirit. And  the partying until 4:30 every night was also good for the soul!

Mystic consists of 300 “students” and 15 speakers and presented by Walter Van Dusen.

Some of my favorite speakers were:

Dave and Quinn from DQ studio’s ~ fantastic shooters and people  ~ techie info galore ~ Thank you David for introducing me to evernote ( Yeah Canadian’s!!!!!)

David Williams ~ who’s presentation makes you cry no matter how tough you are. ~ Thank you David for reminding us to take images of our lives………not just our clients.

Story Wilkins ~ Wonderful to have finally met her……now I see what all the fuss is about, not only a talented photographer but also an amazing person. She hails from Toronto….so nice to see so many Canadians @ Mystic

Jerry Ghionis ~ This man has so much energy and love to give……you can’t be in a room with him and not want to give him a hug. Plus his work is stunning!

Tri-Coast ~Cody and Mike put on an amazing demonstration about off camera flash that I actually understood…….which is a HUGE accomplishment seeing that my massive learning disability involves #’s and memory. ~ Plus they are incredibly down to earth funny human beings!

Here are some shots to accompany the gushing! ( I didn’t bring my camera out often… there aren’t very many shots…..but these ones get the point across….we had a TON of fun!)

This is Tim Forbes……..his work is stunning check it out here.


This is Harold from FINAO he gave me a ride home on the way back to his place in Detroit. And the girl kissing Harold is Wendy my roomate @ Mystic…….you can check out her work here.


This is Julie is is an honorary Canadian from Alabama! You can check out her work here. She is coming up to my little world in July to help out with a wedding….can’t wait!


This is Jerry…..see I told you you just have to hug him!


And the ever present pint of Stella……..


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OK the first time I was on The Wedding Chicks…….I was thrilled.

Now I’m just blown away……it wasn’t a fluke that they likes my images!

It wasn’t hard to produce great images with Lisa and Adam as models!

Eldorado Royale Resort Mexico Wedding | The Wedding Chicks (20091230)

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Wishing you and your families all the best.

We will be back in the studio on January 7th.

We will be out of town from January 2nd to the 6th at the Mystic 5 Workshop.

I’ll be learning from some of the best photographers in the business. I can’t wait to bring back new knowledge and start making your photography experience even better for 2010!


If you need to contact me during this time email is the best way, will be checked everyday.

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