LISA RIVARD PHOTOGRAPHY

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Amanda and Gavin’s story has truly inspired me and really made me reflect on what it means to be flexible and adapt…….everything has so fundamentally changed this year for so many engaged couples like Amanda and Gavin when planning their weddings and they have each had to make often difficult choices. And this made me […]

garden, golden hour, summer, weddings

September 12, 2020

Private Residence | Wedding

August 19, 2020

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I met Deanna in the early summer of last year when she was the maid of honour at her close friend’s wedding in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario.   So it was a wonderful surprise this summer when she and I re-connected on the occasion of her recent engagement and upcoming wedding! I was so […]

engagements, golden hour, summer

Port Burwell | Engagement

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What fun we had together on this early morning at sunrise in August! Enticing young ones to wipe the sleep out of their eyes and join us in the field for some wonderful family photos on the farm. We shared some laughs, some giggles and even tickles as this extended family made some new memories. […]

family, portrait, summer

August 13, 2020

Private Farm | Family

July 9, 2020

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In the midst of record-breaking summer heat (seems we’ve been having a lot of that lately), it was such a privilege for me to ‘mask up’ COVID-19-style and meet this wonderful little family of 4 as they introduced their newest bundle of joy to the world. It is always amazing to me to see how […]

family, golden hour, newborn, summer

Summer Forest | Family

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In the days leading up to Nicole and Andrew’s (leap year!) wedding we had absolutely crazy weather – spring- like one minute and loads of snow and gale-force winds the next!

weddings

February 29, 2020

Roseville Estate | Wedding

October 19, 2019

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What’s the best type of wedding veil to capture ‘flying veil’ shots? When choosing a veil for your wedding day, if you are looking for the best kind of veil for flying veil shots, you will want to pay attention to several key features. First and foremost you want the veil to be lightweight. You […]

weddings

Flying Veil Shots | Wedding

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On one of the hottest and most humid evenings at the end of June, Nicole and Andrew were unbelievable sports, coming out to Huron Natural Area in Kitchener for their engagement photos. They were all smiles and their photos turned out so beautifully! You’d never know for a minute that they were battling the extreme […]

engagements, golden hour, summer

June 27, 2019

Huron Natural Area | Engagement

August 11, 2018

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Adriana and Shawn celebrated their ‘forever together’ day exactly the way they wanted to. Their casual rustic barn wedding with a tiffany blue and coral theme was a great blend of the traditional and the informal and was a family affair from beginning to end, with so many hand-crafted details to decorate the indoor and […]

summer, weddings

Willow Creek | Wedding

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One of my very favourite places to visit is Niagara on the Lake, Ontario. There is just something about it – can’t quite put my finger on it. I am definitely drawn to the landscape with repeating patterns of long rows of grapevines as far as the eye can see and everywhere you look. And […]

weddings

July 28, 2018

Ravine Vineyard | Wedding

June 30, 2018

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Well, it was a long weekend of unbelievable (and historical) highs on the heat-o-mometer! And it was wedding day at Earth to Table: The Farm for Lulabelle’s Floral Studios. Olwyne and her team got right to work setting up for the day’s wedding both indoors and out. It was quite a feat to keep the […]

summer, weddings

Earth to Table | Wedding