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The Wedding Experience

Helping you remember a big day in its tiny moments

Welcome to Sonia V Photography, where story-telling is always honest and beautiful.

With over 10 years of wedding photography experience, Sonia specializes in blending editorial and documentary-style photography.

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My Promise to You

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A watchful eye

Photos that last

The right priorities

Wedding photos aren't just for showing Instagram - they're meant to document one of the most important days of your life in a way that is honest and artful. The photos I capture at your wedding will be cherished by you and your family for generations, not just a few hours while people are liking your Instagram post.

You don't often get this many of your favourite people in one place, ready to celebrate together. I truly enjoy people watching and throughout the day you'll find me patiently scanning the crowd for jokes between friends, a falling tear, loving looks, or any other displays of sincere emotion.

Something I hear frequently from couples planning their wedding day is that they're worried about it feeling like an all day photo shoot and being able to genuinely enjoy the day themselves. I work with you to create a photo timeline that gets you beautiful photos without sacrificing time with your favourite people and actually stick to that timeline.

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Wedding Photography Portfolio

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THANK YOU!

We love our photos sooo much, they turned out better than we could have ever imagined. Your creative eye is to die for and your ability to observe the true moments throughout the day is impressive.

We will recommend you to everyone we know for wedding photography in the future, and I think I'll be calling on you for a branding shoot within the next year or so.

Thank you for everything throughout the whole planning process and for giving us the gift of real memories to cherish forever!

Holly & Mikey

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Modern intimate wedding in Pembroke, Ontario by Sonia V Photography

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When looking for a wedding photographer, my wife and I looked for someone who can tell a story, as well as someone who is talented at capturing moments.

Sonia's portfolio caught our eye, and believe me when I say that she can capture the essence of the moment in a still photo. During pre-wedding, Sonia's advice, planning and guidance helped immensely, coming close to the level of involvement we received from our hired day-of-coordinator and venue staff.

She is experienced and will help wherever she can in planning shoots during the day, and will offer advice to make sure all the moments you want (and the ones you never think of) are covered. I would highly recommend SVP to anyone looking to have their wedding flow in an organic manner, but still want to have the magic captured. Sonia will take the time to pose you every once in a while for the typical shots, but the majority of the time, she will float around, always alert, ready with the right lens, lighting, position and even props of her own to get some killer shots.

I am still blown away to this day at some of the split-second moments she captured, in full focus, that perfectly explain a wonderful coincidence, a new inside joke, or a fleeting moment that would have faded away with time. Now those moments live forever. And look pretty damn good in a frame.

Louis & Sarah

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It was an absolute pleasure and honour to have Sonia capture our special day. She so intentionally connected with us to understand what we wanted--then did it with excellence.

We wanted a memory box of our day in photos and that is exactly what we received. Every time we look through our photos, we re-experience our day and are overwhelmed by the beauty of our photos.

I must add that our wedding took place during a pandemic and Sonia reassured us by providing a depiction of our day suitable for loved ones that were unable to join us. She has an eye for special moments, and she captures beautiful moments that you never want to forget. Very gifted and humble photographer--but an even more beautiful person for intentionally making people feel special.

Diana & JD

Modern intimate wedding in Pembroke, Ontario by Sonia V Photography
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Investment Begins at $4000

To ensure I’m able to give full attention to each wedding that books and to create a great experience for every one of these couples, I limit bookings to 20 weddings per year. Dates are available on a first come, first served basis. The investment for local weddings begins at $4000 and $5000 for out of province weddings. Please inquire for detailed pricing.

If you’re getting married in or near any of the following locations, shoot me a message to learn about a special promo. If your wedding location isn't on the list, but you think it might interest me, shoot me a message anyway.

Gros Morne, NL
Banff, AB
Whitehorse, YK
Victoria, BC

Squamish, BC
Tobermory, ON

Porto, Portugal

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Sonia captured our wedding beautifully! I had her picked out before my husband and I were even engaged because of her beautiful artistic eye and documentary style photography. During the planning process and the wedding day itself she was so accessible, organized and friendly. Definitely recommend!

- Jillian & Chris