Anita and Petar were married at Springer House in Burlington, Ontario on September 24th, 2011. It was the first time I had photographed a wedding there and I was impressed. The venue was the perfect size for Anita and Petar, not too big, not too small.
The plan was to have to ceremony outside at Springer House, but it was supposed to rain so plan B went into effect and the ceremony took place across the street at St. John’s Anglican church. As it turned out, it was a beautiful day anyway, but it’s better to be prepared.
When it came time for the photos, everything ran fairly smoothly, we found a great spot in front of a little shed at the Springer House with a rustic feel and we cycled people through for their photos without too much delay. If you’re getting married it’s good to know that you should probably allow for a few minutes for each family photo you’d like to do. It always happens that someone’s missing at some point. Following the family photos, I had the wedding party stay with me and everyone else got to check out the bar. I didn’t keep the wedding party for too long and they were happy to be able to get drinking as well.
I know Anita and Petar were glad to have a few moments to themselves when we went off for photos. We found a couple of quiet places with some beautiful views of the property and the changing colours on the Escarpment. I was lucky enough to have a couple who trusted me fully and allowed me to get creative. There were a few ideas I had wanted to try at a wedding for a while and hadn’t had a chance, and I was finally able to do so.
The reception portion of the day was a little quieter than most weddings, but it was perfect for this wedding. I love the use of wheat for the centrepieces, it pushed along the rustic feel of the day, as did the jam favours. The cake was awesome, take a look at the picture below, those are edible flowers. The little details really brought everything together.
Thank you Anita and Petar for having me as a part of your beautiful day, you guys are a great couple, I wish the best for you in in the many years to come.
Here are some photos from their wedding:
You can see the photo in the flowers of Anita’s father, a nice touch to include him in the wedding.It’s worth noting what’s happening in the background here.