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I always say that a good interior design photographer can create images that not only illustrate but enhance the beauty of each space. That’s precisely what I was trying to do with this eclectic interior design home.

Modern Eclectic Interior Design Home in Ottawa

Over the summer, I had the honor of photographing Kristen and Matt’s real wedding at Gracewood Estates. I met Kristen in 2017 at my very first wedding.

Dreamy Real Wedding at Gracewood Estates Kurtz Orchards in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Real Wedding at Gracewood Estates Kurtz Orchards Niagara on the Lake - photos by Sonia V Photography

In honour of their wedding coming up in just a few weeks, here is K and M’s engagement photos. They couldn’t decide between having their engagement photos at Guelph University, where they first met, or at the beautiful Guelph Lake Conservation Area, where the Harris Mill Ruins are found. I love to have my cake […]

Engagement Photos at Guelph University Where They Met

Brand Identity – Your Mission Terra is a skincare brand that helps intentional women simplify their skincare without sacrificing quality to live a full life. That’s a heck of a sentence. It’s one piece of Terra’s brand identity that we uncovered during our One Week Fully Aligned Branding Intensive with them. Inside this sentence lies […]

New Fully Aligned Branding: Terra Skincare

This nostalgia loving couple wanted their engagement photos to be captured in a place that’s very meaningful to them, so we shot an in-home engagement session.

In-Home Engagement Session In Their 70’s Home

Couple in front of their old home in rural Ontario, in-home engagement photos by Sonia V Photography

Recently, I was searching Google for “wedding photographer Ottawa” and Google prompted me with suggested questions after the first few results. You know the suggestions I’m talking about? They’re usually really helpful. The ones that it suggested for me were: “How much does a wedding photographer cost Ottawa?” and “What is a reasonable amount to […]

How Much Does a Wedding Photographer Ottawa Cost?

This unique kitchen design and entryway design utilizes a unique all natural stone backsplash and a seamless glass railing that leads from the home’s front entranceway to the main floor with the kitchen, dining, and living room as well as down to the lower level. And they even hid the entry closet in the feature slat wall.

Unique Kitchen, Stunning Glass Railing, and Hidden Closet in Slat Wall

In the wedding niche, editorial photography is a stylized, posed approach to photographs that are directed and created by the photographer or creative director. They don’t leave much of the photograph to chance and take control of every element such as colours, posing, and background to create something specific. The reason behind the name “editorial” is this style of photography is traditionally accompanied by an article or publication in a magazine or online. Of course, that is an incredibly broad definition by itself, so when you see that description used in the wedding industry, you can safely assume it means the photos will have a magazine-worthy look and feel.

What Does Editorial Photography Mean?

Wedding Photographer in Ottawa bride and groom on red sofa flash Modern wedding day at Cranberry Creek Gardens by Sonia V Photography

Documentary style photography is finding photographs instead of creating them. The photographer with this style will be watching events unfold in front of them to understand the narrative and then capture it in a way that documents that as accurately as possibly.

What is Documentary Style Wedding Photography?


This wedding quickly became one of my favourite weddings to date because of the beautiful emotions that I was able to witness and capture and the beauty of the scenery and, not to mention, the bride’s style. These two had to postpone their wedding celebrations due to covid, but decided to have a small ceremony […]

Emotional Modern Wedding at Cranberry Creek Gardens

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