Wedding Photography

Jordan and Alyssa

These two….
For us, it started with a request from Jordan to capture him proposing to Alyssa two summers ago. We were thrilled to be there from the start of their life together (even if it meant hiding like creeps in the bushes!).

A little bit of rain and thunder didn’t dampen the day. Surrounded with love from family and friends topped off with a few laughs this day is certainly one to remember. At the end of our films we say “Your Story Starts Here”. Thank you for having us tell your story. -Alan & Izabela

Allison and Michael

Allison​ and Michael were married on a fabulous August day at Fort William Country Club. Her best friend Teddy (the dog, not the Maid of Honour) was by her side the entire morning while she got ready. Both of their dogs watched her getting ready and as dog lover ourselves it was heart warming to watch. Scroll down to see their wedding highlights film and more images.

 

 

I asked a few questions about the other to both Allison and Michael, and both had trouble keeping it together with the thought of the other. It was so nice to see. Congratulations!

 

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Alison & Michael. An Engagement Session

We met this lovely couple in one of our favourite spots just outside town. What we planned on taking an hour quickly turned into one of the fastest e-sessions we’ve ever done as the mosquito’s were gargantuan and hungry!! One of my absolute favourite images from this session resulted from Alan wafting Alison and Michael with a reflector to keep the bugs off them as they sat in the long grass, long enough for me to capture a few special moments! Hopefully their wedding day will be less buggy! Ah life in NW Ontario!

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Jessica and Nick

We knew this was going to be fun wedding from the moment they walked through the door.  For Jessica, music is a part of her life.  We spent the time capturing her at the piano playing Canon; which was also their processional march.  Their ceremony was at Redwood Church.  The words from Pastor Joel were so inspiring that they became the soundtrack of the film.   After a beautiful ceremony and reception we were invited to their after party at Jessica’s parents camp (that’s cabin or cottage for you outta towners!).

We were there to film, but we were treated as guests and ended up spending the entire day with their friends and family.  This is what we love about our job….the fact that it doesn’t feel like one.   We met them as clients and left as friends.  Who could ask for a better job?

 
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Amanda and Steve… so in love! An Engagement Session.

This engagement session may be one of our all time favourites! Amanda and Steve were the sweetest couple on their e-session. So clearly in love and giddy with anticipation of their wedding day. Completely comfortable with each other and in front of the camera. At times I’m pretty sure they forgot we were even there! Alan buzzed around them with the drone getting aerial footage for their wedding film while I stood back and let the magic unfold! This was a great taste of what’s to come for their wedding day.

 

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Rain? What rain?

Alan and I met Nikki & Jason earlier this year when we consulted on their forthcoming wedding. After we met them we were completely taken with this loving and fun couple and more than happy to capture their wedding day.

The day we planned their E-Session was miserable and rainy so we decided to postpone to the following week when the weather man promised warmer temperatures and clearer skys. However when that day arrived we were faced with the same conditions. Nikki and I texted back and forth all day as we watched the storm clouds blow in over the city…and then pass…and then return. Nikki was keen to continue and kept her fingers crossed. Lucky she did as we ended up having one of the nicest evening shoots I can remember in a long time…

Alan and I are so excited to be a part of their wedding day this fall.

Kerrie+Cory’s Grand Marais e-session

Kerrie and Cory recently got married but before we captured their big day Alan and I took a ride across the border and photographed their e-session against the backdrop of the lovely lakeside town of Grand Marais.

Kerry and Cory recently got married but before we captured their big day Alan and I took a ride across the border and photographed their e-session against the backdrop of the lovely lakeside town of Grand Marais.
A very active couple. they had just finished a pretty serious triathlon the day before and scooped the winning titles! Made us feel VERY lazy by comparison!

As they spend a lot of their time in this artful little town we chose to spend the day with them and visit their favorite haunts, including “Artists Point” where Cory proposed to his lovely bride.

Izabela Pioro Photography with Imagine films at this Sunday’s Wedding Show

The Thunder Bay Wedding Show is on this Sunday at The DaVinci and Alan and I will be there. We’ll be featuring Imagine films awesome wedding cinematography and letting everyone know that we’re working together to provide a fully comprehensive service with creative still images AND contemporary film coverage of the wedding day.

We’ll also be promoting “The Perfect Groom’s Gift”… an addition to my Boudoir experience that’s proving to be REALLY popular!
Stop by the booth if you’re in the area as we’d love to meet and chat with you whether you’re looking for wedding photography, cinematography, Boudoir or engagement portraits, Trash the Dress or all of the above!
See you there!

Trash the Dress with Imagine films

Alan and I love working together, not only on weddings but engagement shoots as well as Trash the Dress shoots like this one from last fall. Tammy & Joe wanted something a little different..to trash the dress BEFORE the wedding and use the images for their surprise wedding invitations. Tammy’s dad was a hoot and completely took on his role with great enthusiasm. Despite the rain and last minute change of venue the finished images and film worked out better than anyone anticipated!

Tammy and Joe – Trash the Dress from Imagine Films on Vimeo.

Imagine films add 3D magic!

Alan and I have been covering weddings together these days. I photograph and he films. The equipment looks similar but the results are quite different. He captures just the right moments and incorporates them into a beautiful highlights “reel” of the event. Have a look at the latest video of Tara and Mark’s wedding last month. Just click on the video below and look out for the 3D images which add a little magic to already great shots!