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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

These two all-stars were such champs all through the covid-19 pandemic when they were in the midst of planning their wedding. The whole day was full of funny and emotional moments, see for yourself!

J & D | Emotional wedding at The Old Mill in Cobourg

For only having 4 months of engagement to plan this wedding, I would say it was a hit. Leesha’s sister and maid of honour was cuddling with the dog in the morning and tearing up the dance floor in the evening. Her brother and his wife wrote a song about Paul (the groom) making fun of their short engagement and Paul’s great head of hair. All in good fun of course. They were a classy but party-hard kind of bunch, and I can now say I’m a fan of the black bridesmaid dress trend.

Classy Outdoor Summer Wedding in St. Catharines

I know what you’re thinking—there’s gotta be a catch here. A professional wedding photographer endorsing NOT hiring a professional photographer for your wedding?! What’s the deal?

How to Get Beautiful Wedding Photos Without the Expense of Hiring a Pro

Inspiration for your upcoming engagement shoot. So you’ve found the perfect photographer (or maybe you haven’t yet) and you’ve started dreaming up what your engagement session is going to look like. As an enneagram type 7, I’m a big dreamer and ideas generator, so I’m thinking up new shoot ideas faster than I can use them. So, all you newly engaged couples, these are for you!

17 Unique Engagement Shoot Locations in Ontario

This year has been a packed one. It’s Sonia V Photo’s year #3 of officially booking and shooting weddings and families. This year I:

Best of 2019 weddings

What’s it like to work with Sonia for a wedding? Well hey, that’s a good question and I’m glad you asked. I am aiming to document your wedding, like really document it. I want to get the moments that go unnoticed, like dad washing his glasses in the sink before leaving for the ceremony, or a […]

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