london ontario photographer

Jenny + Kyle: Summer Lovin'

I am so excited to share this wedding with you today. This is the very first wedding of my 2017 season and the first time I was a second shooter!

This wedding was with Danielle from Danielle Mahoney Photography for the celebration of Jenny + Kyle. I started my day with the eight gentlemen, you heard me, eight groomsmen that were there to support Kyle on his big day! I met Kyle at his parents home. Everyone started with a delicious home cooked meal, some photos, trying to get the family bird from the cage and a pre-wedding toast to the groom. Every single on of them were so kind and funny, and an overall pleasure to be around. Before I knew it, it was time to head to the ceremony venue to meet Danielle and the beautiful bride Jenny. 

I met Danielle at Jenny's family's property where she grew up, located just outside of London. As farmers, Jenny grew up climbing trees, swimming and learning there; it was the perfect spot for their beautiful and intimate outdoor wedding. After some bridal party pictures, it was time for the ceremony. Earlier in the day, London received a Severe Thunder Storm Warning and my radio was interrupted by an emergency weather alert calling for a tornado. Thankfully, the rain held off and the weather was perfect for Jenny + Kyle's day.

Then we were off to the reception at the Ukrainian Hall in London, ON to celebrate. After a delicious dinner, beautiful words spoken (and sung!) by the bridal party, and a flash mob, the energetic crowd spent the rest of the night on their feet dancing. It was a beautiful wedding, bursting with love and I feel so honoured to have been in attendance. I also learnt so much from Danielle throughout the day like how to utilize my memory cards best, tips for using my new flash and new posing techniques. I am so excited to work with her again in August! 

Here are my favourites from this incredible day. I love them and I know you will too. 

Until next time, 

Emily xo

 

 

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All photos by Emily Soti Photography Second Shooting for Danielle Mahoney Photography. Visit Danielle's website here.

Rachelle + Dylan

I met Rachelle recently at Studio Chic London and instantly knew we would get along. When she asked me to photograph her and her long term partner, Dylan, I obviously agreed! This session was full of giggles and silliness and I enjoyed every minute of it. These two are high school sweethearts who met through their mutual love of theatre (this is how my hubby and I met too!) so I have a particular soft spot for their story. 

For their session, we visited Civic Gardens in London, ON in the spring, near the tail end of bloom season. Thankfully, we found ourselves a gorgeous tree with thousands of white petals. It made for the perfect background for these two to laugh and unwind. 

I love how this collection turned out. Here are some of my favourites:

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I hope you smiled as much as I did when picking these out. Every image just oozes of love and fun.

I still have availability this summer for couples sessions. Let's get you booked; fall will be here before you know it. Book now.

Until next time,

Emily xo

Jessica + Tim: Rustic Spring Engagement

Hey everyone!

I am super excited to share my latest engagement session with you because Jessica + Tim actually attended our wedding almost one year ago and Jessica has been a close family friends of John's for many, many years. These two will be tying the knot on NYE 2018 and we are so honoured to be there to document the day!

Since the wedding day will be during the winter this year, Jessica + Tim wanted a warm spring engagement session and chose the Arva Flour Mill as their location. They wanted a rustic vibe for their portraits and they could not have picked a better location.

I loved the red details on all of the buildings and the abundance of photo ops throughout the grounds. From the river, to the big red door, there was no shortage of beautiful backgrounds to show off this adorable pair.

I am so pleased with how this set turned out; I hope you enjoy it too!

Until next time,

Emily

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Michelle + Gio: Love will keep us warm

Now that spring is officially here, I wanted to share this beautiful engagement session with you all to remind you of the cold! Just kidding!

For Michelle & Gio's shoot on Boxing Day, we were freezing, but these two had their love to keep them warm (with some help from an early morning Starbucks stop!)

These two met during their undergrads here in London, ON at Western University at the locally famous restaurant/bar Joe Kool's; the rest is history. Michelle & Gio will be celebrating their wedding this spring in Italy! It was wonderful to see these two again and I wish them nothing but the best during this exciting next chapter of their lives. Check out some of my favourites below!

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