Toronto Documentary Wedding Photographer // Top 30 Best Wedding Moments of 2014

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Feeling a little sentimental today? Yup so am I. Looking back at this year, damn, I am so lucky. I get invited into people's homes, their private and quiet moments, and their hearts. My heart gets full when I'm in a space filled with love, nostalgia and positive energy. I want to share this energy with you today. Here's a glimpse of what I get to be around.

She slowly walked down the stairs to him in her wedding dress. Something that has been a tradition on special occasions for years. Maybe he realized that this will be the last time he gets to have this moment with her, and he held her tight.

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A dear childhood friend taking in some words from the bride's heart to hers.

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Earthy-Bohemian-Outdoor-Backyard-Wedding292

Yolanda, pregnant on her wedding day was extra emotional. Her best friend was there to comfort her <3

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Cambium Farms - Country - Wedding--

Her dad realizing that his little girl is all grown up and this day marks the start of a new chapter in both of their lives. In this moment, he knows he has to set her free.

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Ashley seeing herself in her dress for the first time. What a beautiful quiet, but significant moment.

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Burwash-Hall-Eclectic-Wedding-659

He gave such a heartwarming speech that she ran out of her seat into her father's arms so he could hold and comfort her.

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Doug trying to hold back the tears as he sees Chelsey for the first time walking towards him..

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Royalton White Sands-Jamaica-Wedding1

..and the look of a proud father, so happy to see his daughter beaming <3

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Grandma waiting for the ceremony to begin.

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I could not help but photograph this couple as they were dancing the night away. You can just feel their positive energy and it's so full of love and acceptance. Beautiful.

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Yup. It down poured during Matt & Marie's ceremony, but the way they accepted it and kept smiling through, made it romantic.

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The way everyone is soaked but yet so present in the moment and happy for Matt & Marie! Wow, that is what life is about <3

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I love how expressive Chelsey was! She was so damn excited to marry her man :)

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Playing peek-a-boo with this little guy as he's getting dressed for the wedding.

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Funnily, his comfort when all eyes are on him - hehe.

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Burwash-Hall-Eclectic-Wedding-196

"Excuse me. Can I take a picture of you two?" is what this kid said. Way to take charge buddy! He wasn't even a guest at the wedding - haha.

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Earthy-Bohemian-Outdoor-Backyard-Wedding318

This...just melts my heart.

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Iwona and her mom having a moment of excitement together. "This is happening!"

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None of her friends have seen the dress she bought. When I told them they could all open the door and finally see it, ON HER, this is what happened :)

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..and again. :)

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Their passionate embrace after seeing each other for the first time.

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That must be such a great feeling. Walking off with your love, which you just exchanged romantic vows with, and seeing all the familiar faces so happy for you.

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I'm crazy about how every one in this picture just went for being who they are. Thanks to those free-spirited attitudes, this is a very accurate portrait of this group's dynamic!

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What's a wedding without some dranks? These guys decided to start they day off chillin with some beers in a hot tub! LOVE IT!

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Similarly, the bride chose to flask it as she was getting ready! :)

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Guests that hang out during cocktail hour in a hammock, amazeballs :)

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Cambium Farms - Country - Wedding

Jessica & Andrew had an epic entrance at their wedding at Cambium Farms...

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...Then the bridal party returned the favor and totally wrapped a speech!

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Kristen & Siya chose to fuse different traditions into their wedding since Siya has a multicultural background AND they love to experience different cultures. Here's Kristen during the hora! Looks like so much fun! I'm definitely going to have a hora at my wedding even though I'm not Jewish! :)

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Just WOW. Kristen & Siya surprised all their guests with these thai lantern. Everyone got to make a wish and release one into the night sky. I had goosebumps.

Tell me, what was/would be your favorite moment of your wedding day!? This can help me keep my eyes peeled even more :) Comment below <3

Ahhh! I'm sooo excited for all the memories I get to preserve in 2015!! Woo hoo! Happy New Year Everyone!

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