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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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Two weeks ago was the start of this years Winnipeg Grad shoots. Christina’s was full of all kinds of wonderful. We played with her adorable giant puppy and made good use of the apple tree in full bloom. Not to mention the stunning golden light and the little calves in their barn! We traipsed through […]

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This past winter, Kalina Denault, Quinn Cove and myself planned a Christmas styled shoot at Birds Hill park in Winnipeg. We wanted to get into the Christmas spirit and have some fun with a creative project! So we planned and collaborated with some incredibly talented artists from Winnipeg! Firstly, Jessica Kmiec Artistry is so talented and never disappoints with her […]

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This shoot has always been one of my favourite portrait sessions and for so many reasons! Quinn, first off is one of the cutest people I know and her soft cinnamon hair is absolutely stunning. She is a Winnipeg fashion blogger and you should most definitely take a peek at her blog, Darling in Scarlet. […]

This day was particularly fun because it included three of my most favourite things; taking photographs, anything to do with horses and catching up with a friend I hadn’t seen in a while. (This one happened to have been in Italy for a few weeks and I’ll pretend I wasn’t jealous!)  Horse portraits are a […]

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