October 2017
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Polish Bridal Shower

I went to a bridal shower for a friend last weekend, and it was my first Polish one. It was much more formal than the one I attended previously with about 70 people attending with a sit-down dinner in a hall. It was beautiful and a lot of fun, especially hearing special Polish songs and [...]

Kariya Park – Winter 2008

I came across this picture that I had taken way back in 2008 while scouting out locations for an engagement shoot. Wedding planning *shudder*. I’m glad that time of my life is over and done. But anyway, Kariya Park is a park in Mississauga, Ontario. It is a public Japanese park to honour the sister [...]

Chicago Wedding

Hubster and I attended his cousin’s wedding in Chicago this past weekend. We drove down with some other family members early in the morning, attended the ceremony and reception, and then headed back home the following morning. It was a packed weekend but quite enjoyable. Well maybe not the ten hour drive, but I always [...]

Meiji Shrine

Meiji shrine is a huge shrine dedicated to the late Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shoken. The shrine was built after their deaths for the Japanese people to pay their respects. There are several gates for leading up the shrine and the gravel paths seem never ending. But it’s a nice walk, especially among [...]

October Weddings in Japan

During our trip we came across a lot of weddings and wedding photo shoots. It was crazy! October must be a hot month for weddings there, which is understandable since the weather is amazing! We only captured pictures for two of the dozen we came across. The first was at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo [...]