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What is a first look? In the past few years, first looks have become incredibly popular, and for good reason! Being able to have an epic cocktail hour you can actually be present at and lots of really pretty, meaningful portraits of you and your spouse on your wedding day is a treat! It’s a […]

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My Favourite Gear to Shoot With I remembered when I was starting out in photography and wanted to know the wedding photography gear all my favourite photographers used! There is so much gear out there so it can be really overwhelming knowing where to start. First off, Nikon and Canon are very similar, it’s just […]

My Favourite Lightroom Tool! Here’s my favourite editing tool in Lightroom that I absolutely can’t live without! The TONE CURVE!  However, use it with grace. Less is definitely more with this baby! I just it very sparingly and I still get such dramatic results with it. Here’s are two examples of my images. On the […]

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Editing to Keep Your Photos Consistent There is nothing more eye catching about a photographer than the first thing you’ll ever see; their photos! Most importantly, their style of editing. One of the questions I’ve been asked on Instagram so many times is how to edit photos consistently, even through different lighting. A few things […]

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Cass & Tony If you’ve ever heard me rave about Grand Beach and how much I love it, this right here is why! This Grand Beach bridal session was extra special to me for many reasons! One being that Tony and Cass are some of my and Valerio’s best friends. Almost two years ago they […]

Spirit Sands Manitoba Summer couples photo shoot. Photographed by Vanessa Renae Photography, a Winnipeg wedding photographer and elopement photographer. Desert engagement session.

Spirit Sands Being around Nikky and Roger is as effortless as it looks. And then put them in nature, their happy place and it’s just good for the soul to be around them! This summer we made the trip out along with my husband to Spirit Sands and the 4 of us did the day-long […]

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Cass & Tony If you’ve ever heard me rave about Grand Beach and how much I love it, this right here is why! This Grand Beach bridal session was extra special to me for many reasons! One being that Tony and Cass are some of my and Valerio’s best friends. Almost two years ago they […]

grand beach bridal session on Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba. Elopement style photos by Vanessa Renae Photography, a winnipeg wedding photographer and kenora wedding photographer. Lace wedding dress, beach wedding photos, sunset wedding photos
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Alex & Kyle Having the chance to wear your wedding dress again is seriously the best. The day goes by so quickly and before you know it, the dance is over, your guests have left and you’re packing up the car to head home. I was thrilled when Alex reached out to do a wreck the […]

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 Banff Wedding Photographer – Jena & David Even though I was raised in the prairies, a part of me always feels so at home in the mountains. I think it’s the wide-open glacier air and how small, yet content you feel standing among something so large. To celebrate 9 months of marriage, Jena & David […]

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Jozanna & Cody Matlock Beach will always be one of my favourite places. The cotton candy sunsets, the gentle waves and the piers that line the beaches are the most stunning sight. Whenever I am there, the light is soft and pretty and the company I’m with is lovely.  This summer’s Matlock Beach elopement was […]

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Banff Sunrise Elopement   Wyoming Sunrise Eopement Models: @stephkirk & @clutchclark Hair & Makeup: @davian_hairstylist Stylist: @stay__co Dress: @chantellaurendesigns Suit: @truegentlemansupplyco Hat: @gigipip Jewelry: @stil.works Florist: @lilyandcompany Organizing: @chantelmarie We woke up before 5am for the sunrise and it was totally worth it. Even though Steph and Clutch are amazing at modelling and giving that […]

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