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18 Aug 2015 Kim Truong In Baby, Family, Kids, Maternity Tags: , , ,

Wendy | Maternity Here’s a maternity photoshoot we did last weekend with Wendy & Long and their two lovely daughters. A year has gone by since their beautiful destination wedding in Jamaica, and she is now expecting a boy by the end of the month. We are all very happy for them. -Kim & Dewey

Kathy & Victor | Toronto Engagement Toronto in the summer is the sort of place that is just meant to be photographed. So add an adorable, in love duo who has been together over 15 years in the mist of a green park and you’ve got an ever lasting e-session. Kathy and Victor haven’t had many pictures taken together in the past but they were nowhere near shy when it came to posing together. Their big day will be at the beautiful Donalda Golf Club in Toronto and we’re looking forward to go for another round with these two. See you soon! -Dewey

Mitwa & Ralph | Montreal Engagement From the bride to be: Back in November of 2014, although the temperature was about -20° C we were “casually” found to be in a secluded park overlooking the Saint Lawrence River to a breath taking view of Montreal. This was my first and Ralph’s second visit to Montreal and we wanted to make the most out of it and that he did! This was no casual visit. While sitting on a bench and enjoying the view he slowly pulled out his phone, read a very sweet poem he had written for me and then popped the question! There I was with a ring on my finger and officially engaged to my fiancé. We met the first time earlier that year in Hamilton, Ontario when Ralph had driven down from his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio for the Easter weekend. We started dating soon after and didn’t take much time to realise that we wanted to spend the rest of our lives with each other. And here we are now, back in Montreal for our engagement shoot. We had such a blast with our photographer Dewey, who made us feel totally comfortable. We now look […]

Catherine & Jacob | Montreal Wedding The parents of the bride flew all the way from their tropical warm paradise in Bolivia to the cold snowy winter in Montreal. The bride chose their wedding day to be in the middle of December, so their parents can have a white Christmas, which they haven’t had for 40 years! Catherine, with the help of her mom, confected almost every little detail themselves. From the bouquet, the centrepieces, the wedding favours, the details added to the bride’s shoes, the invitations, the sweet/candy table… sounds like a big stressful job? Not so much for Catherine, as she is an event planner by profession. The entire day was relaxing and memorable. Catherine and Jacob are very simple people. They do not let things stress them and started their day pretty late. They did not want a bridal party and Catherine did not want her makeup and hair done. They opted to be as natural and organic as it can be. The entire day was happening at the beautiful St-Martin Hotel & Suites. Catherine got ready with her mom in their suite and Jacob with his best friend and Catherine’s dad. The ceremony and reception was […]

Quyen & Toan | Montreal wedding Whenever we have a couple who wants to book us for a Montreal wedding, we get really excited. Montreal is always a dear place to our heart as we both grew up there and getting to take pictures of our bride and groom in our beautiful hometown feels very special to us. After the great Engagement Session with this couple in Toronto, we know that we were going to have a lot of fun on their wedding day. Thank you Quyen & Toan for being brave enough to conquer the cold Montreal weather, allowing us to capture these beautiful pictures.   Flower: SKY Fleur | Church: Église Notre-Dame du Très-Saint-Rosaire | Reception Venue: Le Cristal Chinois | Formal Shoot Location: Old Port of Montreal, World Trade Centre Montréal, Palais des congrès de Montréal

Quyen & Toan | Engagement Quyen & Toan have known each other a little over a year. It didn’t take long before these two decided to tie the knot. It’s the kind of love that made Quyen move 3,000km away from her home. The moment Toan proposed to her, she dropped everything in Edmonton and moved to Montreal. They say love can move mountains, this one moved cities. They picked a nice summer weekend to come to Toronto to book us, and what a surprise as they asked to do their engagement shoot on that same day. Why not!!! Since it was such a beautiful summer day, we couldn’t pass the chance and we’re glad that we did it spontaneously, because we all had so much fun. -Dewey

Whitney & Marlon | Fall wedding 9 years together, 2 beautiful boys, a dog and a new house later, these two love birds finally tied the knot on a beautiful fall day. Mother nature announced cloudy rain for the whole week (including the wedding day) but the couple lucked out and got a marvellous sunny day. We loved how Malcom “the elder son” wanted to be involve in the day. From dressing up with his father, smiling and posing for the camera, walking the isle with his baby brother and busting a dance move entering the reception hall, to holding the mic and thanking the 115 guests at the reception for celebrating his parents wedding. Whitney & Marlon wanted a wedding inspired by fall colours. Therefore, they’ve pick the Riverwood Conservancy park in Mississauga for their formal shoot. They envisioned the reveal while being surrounded by tall trees. The location was perfect and so was the gorgeous couple.   From the bride: Our wedding day was hectic and perfect all at the same time. It was a beautiful day and I’m so thankful that I got to spend it with my amazing bridal party that helped ensure everything went smoothly. […]

The Toronto Foundation For Student Success (TFSS) celebrated their 10th annual Feed Tomorrow week and I was proudly covering the School Bus Tour + ​​Reception event on October the 9th, at the St. Lawrence Market in downtown Toronto. With the support of a declaration from Toronto City Council, as well as hundreds of volunteers and very generous sponsors, Feed Tomorrow week is the largest awareness campaign of its kind for student hunger and nutrition programs. The TFSS supports 160,000 nutritious meals every school day. These meals are provided through over 700 Student Nutrition Programs, primary school-based, where students eat a healthy breakfast, lunch or a snack. School Bus Tour + ​​Reception – Nutrition Program donors, politicians, and people passionate about food spent a morning traveling ‘student style’ to two schools where they saw breakfast programs in action! Following the tour, guests arrived at a reception hosted by the St. Lawrence Market store owners and then joined in on a Sushi Making for the Soul workshop led by food literacy advocate, writer, and restaurateur, Sang Kim and beyond 3:30 students. Here are few pictures of this very special day. To learn more about the Feed Tomorrow program or to donate, please […]

Last weekend, we drove 570 km to Montreal to shoot Catherine & Jacob’s engagement session in the beautiful Old Port. But let’s be honest, any occasion for us to pay a visit to our hometown is a delightful getaway. Who can resist the food, the summer festivals, the joie de vivre of our French Canadian heritage and of course, our family and friends. Catherine & Jacob are Montrealers who recently moved to Ottawa. Therefore, when we asked them if they wanted to do their engagement shoot in Ottawa or Montreal, the final verdict was made without any hesitation. It is the place where they met, it is where it all started. The couple has been together for the longest time and have finally decided to get married this winter. These two crazy love birds brought lots of energy and laughter to the photoshoot. I had to stop in the middle of the shoot a couple of times because their laugh was so contagious that it was nearly impossible to hold my camera steady. They chose the Old Port because of its European flair. Its historic buildings and charming brick roads is what sets Montreal apart from other cities in Canada. […]

For those who didn’t know, Dewey and I used to own a restaurant in downtown Toronto. A creperie on Queen West called Chococrepe. When we first opened our restaurant, The Grid was the first to show up at our door and gave us our very first review. We quickly framed it and proudly hung it on our wall. Even though Chococrepe no longer exists, we will forever be thankful to them and the great team behind this wonderful publication. It is very sad to learn that The Grid weekly magazine is folding their operation after publishing 162 issues over the past 3 years. You will be sorely missed. Kim