This family was the perfect start to the warm weather photography season! They were so relaxed and easy to work with (even when we were dealing with a fence that gave way and a dog that was determined to let me know he shouldn’t be left out). They were naturals at posing – hugs, snuggles and laughs came naturally :)

Thank you C, D, A and L for having me out to photograph your family. I’m excited for you to see what we captured (I’ll be in touch soon!).

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Conni posted the following on May 10, 2015 at 4:15 pm.

These are so lovely! The tones are just dreamy! Beautiful work Jenn!

Sarah D posted the following on May 10, 2015 at 4:30 pm.

Love these – so natural and beautiful! And I’m a sucker for doggies…

You learn a lot about a couple by the speeches that people make at weddings. When I met Dannik and Mike, I thought that they were incredibly kind, thoughtful, creative and totally in love. The speeches at their wedding confirmed this.  Every single speaker spoke beautifully about this couple. They described a couple that makes those around them feel special, loves to have fun and who live life to the fullest.  The wedding they threw reflected all of these things too. They threw a movie themed reception at the beautiful Chateau Laurier and the details were incredible! Chocolate Oscars for the seating assignments, movie posters (with their faces on them!) for the centrepieces, filmstrip decorations, slideshows and videos, a red carpet photo booth- it was such an experience for all of their guests (and the photographers!).  One of the highlights was this brilliant and hilarious video that they made to introduce the wedding party – the guests LOVED it!

Dannik and Mike – thank you so much for having me out to photograph your wedding. I loved capturing your story and learning more about the wonderful people you are. It was a pleasure to witness how much you love and respect each other and those around you. I hope that your day was everything you imagined it was going to be because it was truly an incredible event for all who came!

A very special thank you to Heather Sternes for second shooting with me (you are amazing!). Thank you also to Lynn Lee the incredible wedding planner who is starting her new venture  and the other vendors: Show Pony Hair, Full Bloom Floral Design , One Fine Beauty , Catherine’s Cakery , incredible dancing by Pulse N’Limited Dance Crew and Quality Entertainment.

And now onto the photos..

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Aimee posted the following on November 14, 2014 at 10:14 pm.

Oh wow!!! You are so amazing at what you do! I wasn’t even there but I feel like I was now! Beautiful couple and gorgeous lighting!!!

Conni posted the following on November 17, 2014 at 12:28 am.

LOVE these! What fun details and beautiful couple to work with! Gorgeous work!

Louise Leduc posted the following on November 28, 2014 at 7:54 pm.

Hello Jennifer… This is Dannik’s mom, Louise… Would it be possible to obtain from you the “web.link” that will allow me to enter the site where I can choose the pics from Dannik’s wedding… I already have the “password”… Thanking you and your assistant for the great work you did at the wedding… great job! Waiting to hear from you… God bless you…
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Shannon Stroubakis posted the following on December 7, 2014 at 11:42 am.

These are incredible, what a gorgeous wedding. That silhouette of them on the dance floor….stunning.

Amber Aileen posted the following on December 7, 2014 at 7:01 pm.

What a beautiful wedding. You captured some amazing moments!

Melissa Klein posted the following on December 7, 2014 at 10:25 pm.

Oh my goodness! Looks like a fantastic wedding, and I love all the details and moments you captured. Well done!

Megan posted the following on December 8, 2014 at 8:29 pm.

What a beautiful wedding! Your pictures are like being there in person – only better!

Michelle Robertson posted the following on December 8, 2014 at 10:38 pm.

What an amazing wedding! The bride is absolutely stunning and her dress is just gorgeous! You captured the day beautifully!

Joey posted the following on December 9, 2014 at 2:06 pm.

Gorgeous images! They look like they had a lot of fun and you capture so many amazing shots!

Heather Avrech posted the following on December 11, 2014 at 11:06 pm.

What a beautiful couple and images! Loving the red..especially the shoes!

Kara and I first “met” on the phone. We had been chatting by email about the possibility of me shooting her wedding and we set a date to meet on the phone to see if we were a good fit. Once she started to tell me the details of the wedding I KNEW we would be a good fit. Kara and Rohit planned to get married on a theatre stage, they already had a heritage house tentatively booked for photos and the reception was going to involve lots of colourful details and amazing food. Most importantly, Kara was so energetic and excited on the phone I knew she would be SO much fun to work with! I had pretty high expectations of what this wedding was going to be like! In the end, the wedding exceeded all of them!

Kara and Rohit laughed and smiled from the minute I saw each of them. They enjoyed everything they had worked hard to put together. The friends that they had chosen to stand up with them were just as energetic and fun (and up for anything – including a leaf fight!).  Their reception included really funny speeches, an epic wedding party dance and a dancing hotdog to announce the start of the evening snack! I enjoyed these two so much! Their love was so easy to capture – there is no doubt these two are meant to be together.

Kara and Rohit – thank you SO much for having me out to capture your day. You two are so authentic, creative, energetic and fun. I hope the wedding in India was half as fun as this one was! I will be in touch very soon with your gallery!

A HUGE thank you going out to Lucia Figueredo for assisting me throughout the day- you were a lifesaver!

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Aimee Reynolds posted the following on October 20, 2014 at 10:09 pm.

The photos scream FUN!!! Beautiful use of light and environment! You can tell this couple is crazy in love!

Rohit Kalvapalle posted the following on October 20, 2014 at 11:26 pm.

Wow. Thank you so so SO much for doing such an incredible job capturing so many special moments from our wedding day!!! We had a lot of fun with you, and the entire bridal party was in awe of how easy-going and creative you were! Thanks so much!!!

When I met Robin and Mike, they told me that they were having a relaxed wedding on Mike’s family farm. It was obvious from the start that these two were completely in love and that the focus of the day was going to be celebrating this with the people they loved. They warned me that they were both a bit nervous about being the centre of attention and having to pose for photographs. However, they were both so completely relaxed and easy going (and SUPER easy to photograph) when the day came. The hour I spent with the two of them running around the farm on the back of a pickup truck is one of my highlights of September. I loved hearing their stories of how their friends and family came together to create a stunning venue for their day (it seriously looked like it was out of the pages of a wedding magazine), of their plans for after the wedding and how appreciative they were of everyone who came out to celebrate with them. I love that they were up for anything and that they weren’t afraid of climbing into the forest for some pretty light (after a snake check, of course!). There were so many special details – the cake that Mike arranged, the wish balloons organized by a brother in law, the touching speeches etc. It was an honour to get to capture it all.

A big, huge, thank you to Heather Sterns for helping me out for the day – you did an amazing job!

Robin and Mike  – thank you so much for choosing me to be your wedding photographer. I had SO much fun with you and your friends and family. I love what we have created together! I can’t wait for you to see the whole gallery!

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Aimee Reynolds posted the following on October 6, 2014 at 12:19 pm.

Absolutely beautiful captures!!! I want to get renew my vows and let you photograph it so I can have amazing images like this!!!

Robin Hamilton posted the following on October 8, 2014 at 10:04 am.

Thank you soooo much Jenn, you truly are one of a kind – so incredibly talented and sweet. We will never forget how great that day was because you took so many one-of-a-kind in the moment shots. You have a way of capturing not only the image but the feeling. I will forever be grateful for everything you did for us!

Donna Hamilton posted the following on October 8, 2014 at 11:14 am.

I would love to comment on the pictures we have seen so far for Jennifer Boggett Photography. Personally I think Jennifer’s work is amazingly imaginative, exciting and fresh. She really is working ‘outside the box’. It was special to watch her as she worked. Jennifer was so relaxed and we in turn were relaxed and almost didn’t notice her presence. Can’t wait to see all the pictures Jennifer – I know they will be spectacular.

There are so many special memories that stick with me from Evelyn and Colin’s day at the gorgeous Strathmere Inn.  I love that when I walked into Evelyn’s getting ready room she was hanging out, relaxed and ready for the day. I love the story of her wedding dress – Colin had seen it before they were even engaged and had sent a photo of it to her saying that he could picture her in it :)  She went looking for it later and bought it as a surprise for him. I love that as I cull through the photos, 90% of them involve laughing. I love that after Colin gave Evelyn’s parents hugs after they walked her down the aisle, he had to give Evelyn a hug too.  These two are in love and it is authentic and special. I’m so thankful I got to be there to witness their incredible day.

Thank you so much Evelyn and Colin. I loved every second of shooting your wedding! I’ll be in touch soon with your gallery!

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Aimee Reynolds posted the following on September 18, 2014 at 9:19 pm.

Your work always makes me smile. Your use of light is incredible along with the way you capture people and their emotions!

Shirley Thain posted the following on September 19, 2014 at 9:33 am.

I love the naturalness you have captured in every photo. I feel as if I was there! thank you :O)

Within 2 minutes of hanging out with these two, I knew I was going to love shooting them (in a good way!) These two are so sweet, full of life and interests and so in love with each other. We could have shot forever with all of unique things that make them who they are – singing, comic books, ukeleles, Sailor Moon and Dr. Who….the list goes on! Their wedding is going to be equally unique with a ton of special details – it’s going to be a dream to shoot!

Thank you M and D for a great shoot. I loved our time together and I can’t wait for the big day!

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My cheeks hurt after this session from smiling so much while I was shooting! Little S was THIS happy throughout the whole session!

Her parents booked the session to be done just before they  move into their new house. I love that they will have photos to remember the little things they used to do with S while they lived here – including snuggling on the bed, playing on her mat (surrounded by all the toys!) and taking baths on the kitchen counter.  This family is so loving and attentive – it was easy to capture the connections they all share.

Thank you A and A for a wonderful afternoon! Your gallery will be ready soon! I can’t wait for you to see it!

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Clarice posted the following on April 14, 2014 at 3:47 pm.

Oh my goodness! She’s completely adorable! Wonderful captures!

alpana posted the following on April 14, 2014 at 7:25 pm.

oh goodness, that sweet little smile. she is adorable.

Lina posted the following on May 7, 2014 at 2:32 pm.

Gorgeous girl, and such amazing captures. Your work is simply stunning!

As we emailed back and forth about this shoot, Mom said that the plan was for everyone to look “awake and natural”. As I went thought the proofs, I felt that these words described the shoot so well – awake, present, natural, real, peaceful and authentic. This family followed their baby’s lead and we captured their story as it unfolded naturally this afternoon. The expressions, connections and love you see in these photos are real – as a photographer I can capture these things but I can’t create them. I gave such minimal direction to these 3 – they are naturals in front of the camera.

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Just to prove how natural and fun this shoot was. THIS is what I got when I said “I’m going to get some close ups of Zoe – you two can relax and do your thing” :) :
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Thank you so much K and M for having me over. I loved this shoot and I can’t wait to show you your gallery!

Conni posted the following on March 22, 2014 at 9:24 am.

What an awesome family! You’ve told their story in such a beautiful and meaningful way! What a treasure!

Amber posted the following on March 22, 2014 at 11:50 am.

This is quite possibly my most favorite newborn session ever <3 I adore how beautiful these are. You have a gift, Jenn.

Jeni posted the following on March 22, 2014 at 3:54 pm.

Oh I just love these! So perfect, natural, beautiful! Memories to cherish forever!

Sarah D. posted the following on March 22, 2014 at 7:54 pm.

I can only imagine how this family will feel 5, 10 or even 20 years from now, looking back on these real (and really amazing) images! Adore!

Amy posted the following on March 22, 2014 at 9:43 pm.

I love these. That first image just shows how much love that family has going on. Your images were pure perfection.

Aimee Reynolds posted the following on March 22, 2014 at 10:53 pm.

Being a mom of 2 children, I know that those first few days at home with your new baby are some of the most exciting days of your life. You have such a gift for capturing that.

Lina posted the following on March 24, 2014 at 10:57 am.

Absolutely beautiful, every single one of them. Love such fun couples :)

Sophie posted the following on March 26, 2014 at 2:07 pm.

Oh so awesome! I love the variety and lifestyle awesomeness you captured!! So real and beautiful!

Corrie Lindroos posted the following on March 27, 2014 at 10:42 pm.

That first image is to die for! What a beautiful moment you captured.

Anna-Karin posted the following on March 28, 2014 at 2:11 pm.

Beautiful family portraits of a fast fleeting time of their life! Simply gorgeous both in color and bw. Great job!

Clarice posted the following on April 1, 2014 at 7:57 pm.

I really love these!

I’ve typed, deleted, and typed this first sentence at least 10 times now. It’s hard for a photographer to write about a writer.

I first “met” Tanya last spring through the blog she is writing – Musings about metamorphic change. It follows her cancer, her breasts and “most of the gory details” (her words). I was drawn in by her descriptive and unedited way of speaking her truth. She writes about her journey in a raw and candid way . It includes all of the details – her fear, her anger, her hope, her children, her sense of humour and her strength, her boots, her eyelashes, her seester, awesome music…

Tanya approached this shoot in very much the same fashion that she writes. She was open and candid. She showed some of the facets of her personality – there was cooking, children, yoga, dogs, large stuffed animals, wigs, tigers, no wigs, music and love notes all over the house from people letting her know she is supported. This woman is loved. I enjoyed every second of documenting the small snapshot of time in her journey.

I contacted Tanya a few weeks ago asking if it was still okay for me to blog about this session.  I wasn’t sure if she would want to go back to the summer when things were different. She was in the middle of counting down chemo and radiation treatments then – not finishing up reconstructive surgery. Her response was that it was my call and that I could write it “whenever the spirit moves you!”. I started writing the post in my head.

The post has had to change, but only slightly. There has been an irritating, annoying, painful and scary setback with Tanya’s reconstructive surgery. I’m angry that she’s having to deal with it.  I’m angry that her blog isn’t allowed to be filled with posts about how well her surgery went and how much she loves her new boobs (I am anxiously awaiting that post!). I’m angry that someone who has summoned so much strength over the past year is having to dig up some more.

I tried to figure out words to describe admiring someone’s strength and vulnerability without sounding cliche and unauthentic. It’s hard. I’m a photographer – not a writer. I’ll just say that I hope Tanya pursues writing more about her journey. I hope more people get to benefit from what she has to say (she is FUNNY…and she’ll make you cry…be warned).  I hope everyone reading this starts to follow her blog so we can be taken along the journey with her as she moves onward.

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Amber posted the following on March 17, 2014 at 3:58 pm.

Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for introducing us to such an incredibly strong woman <3

Aimee Reynolds posted the following on March 17, 2014 at 9:27 pm.

Wow. For you to not be a writer, you sure put this post together so eloquently. These images are what life is. You told her story beautifully and I know this family will be forever thankful for your talent. My prayers are with her. Beautiful in every nook and cranny.

Shari posted the following on March 17, 2014 at 10:37 pm.

There really are no words. These images show such love, beauty, and determination and I have no doubt they will be treasured. So sorry to hear the road is still rough and praying this strong mama soon has the happily ever after she deserves.

When I asked big brother to tell me 2 special things about his new sister he said “Her name is baby Lulu and…and…she likes to nurse!”.  When I asked him for two special things about himself, he said “I like to play….and….um….and….I LIKE TO EAT!”. I loved being able to hang out and chat with him – the last time I saw him was 3 years ago at his newborn session. He has grown into a really engaging and lovable young man! He was my assistant for this shoot and he did a wonderful job!

Little Lulu was a dream to shoot. She was so calm. For the first 20 minutes that I held her she just looked up at me and stared and blinked her sweet little eyelids. She eventually fell asleep and we got to capture her with her family being snuggled and loved!

Thank you to Mom for having me over to capture the newest addition! I loved my time with you all! I’ll be in touch soon with your gallery!lulublog

Corrie Lindroos posted the following on March 7, 2014 at 7:03 pm.

Awwww, what a lucky little girl to have such a loving big brother! These are beautiful and you can feel how special she is to this family. Gorgeous.

Jeni posted the following on March 7, 2014 at 8:28 pm.

Oh how sweet is big brother with his baby sister! Love these. Such beautiful lifestyle work!

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