Canadiana Winter

Toronto photographers Julius and James bring us this Canadiana engagement session inspired by Gilles Vigneault lyrics, “My country is not a country. It’s winter.” The day did not disappoint, as the Valentine’s Day shoot was bitter cold long the shore of Lake Ontario. Couple Kelvin and Sarah braved the cold  so they could share a Canadian winter shoot with their friends and family in China.

We love the sweet concept behind this shoot. The classic fireside gooey treat of toasted marshmallows and hot chocolate shared with a loved one you will soon marry. Layered with some cozy fashions, the couple wore outfits from the iconic brands The Hudson Bay and Roots!

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Photographer:  Julius & James// Location:Bluffer’s Park//Hair & Makeup: Nicole Ostonal//Clothing: Hudson Bay, Roots // Scarf: Louis Vuitton

Submitted via Two Bright Lights

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Michelle Djorsev-Kasubeck
Michelle Djorsev-Kasubeck
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Seeker of happiness and beautiful life moments. The constant party hostess and event advice contributor with a love for innovative inspiration of all aspects of weddings. A free spirited artisan entrepreneur of all things elegant, a DIY crafter, baker and flower growing enthusiast. Avid traveller, expert shopper, TV marathoner and animal lover.


September 05, 2016


Reply February 12, 2016

What a cute idea for an engagement photo shoot. I love the Hudson Bay Company blanket. It's so Canadian.

    Wedding Opera
    Reply February 12, 2016

    You got it! Truly Canadian and a great session! Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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