Intimate & Beautiful Restaurant Wedding

Tiff and Jon’s Toronto Canoe restaurant wedding was definitely a favourite of mine from this past year. I know I’m not supposed to pick favourites, but this one, this one definitely has a special place in my heart.

Maybe because I’m a romantic at heart, I love stories of “chance” meetings. You know, the kind of meeting where if one small detail had changed, it might not have ever happened. Tiff and Jon’s meeting was one of those. Tiff and Jon met online through MSN, and at the time Tiff was chatting with Jon through her cousin’s account so Jon didn’t even realize who he was talking to at first. Their online chance meeting evolved into a friendship and it would be another 6 years before they would meet in person (as Jon is from Ohio). For a while time wasn’t on their side and they were each in relationships with other people. Then in 2015 the time was finally right and Jon confided in Tiff that he had wondered what would happen if they dated. And the rest was history.

I have always known that I’m a very emotional person, and I’m an INFP on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. I’m that person who ugly cries at movies. Case in point was watching The Time Traveler’s Wife (the book is one of my favourite) in theatres with a few friends and afterwards, one of them said in disbelief “I can’t believe that was you!”. She was referring to the fact that I was making these awful noises you would make if you were crying very hard but trying not to make too much noise. Needless to say the lesson I learned was never watch sad movies in theatres again, and if I do, only watch them with Mike because he would not make fun of me (haha).

Growing up I always thought I was weird for having all these feelings, I didn’t understand the purpose of this trait. And then years later I became a photographer, and it slowly became clear to me that this sensitivity to emotions is my unique tool in what I do. I’m constantly tuned into them at weddings, and they help me capture all those moments that are so fleeting but represent so much of the story of a wedding day.

Tiff and Jon’s wedding was such a day and here’s the story of their wedding day.

Thank you Tiff & Jon for your easygoing nature and for inviting me to share in your celebration and trusting me to capture it all for you to relive the story.

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