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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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

October 19, 2019

Flying Veil Shots | Wedding

June 27, 2019

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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

Huron Natural Area | Engagement

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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

August 11, 2018

Willow Creek | 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

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I wanted Adriana and Shawn to have their golden hour. Because they’re so sweet. And because they had patience and stuck with it throughout the rain when they were really wanting to capture their engagement…especially in the awesome outdoor fall colours (see their fall engagement session at Pinehurst Conservation Area near Paris Ontario here). We […]

engagements, golden hour

June 29, 2018

Ayr Ontario | Engagement

December 1, 2016

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It all began in the unlikeliest of places. At the unlikeliest of times. At a place called Thunder Cove in Prince Edward Island.

Travel, weddings

Where it all began…..