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As we approach the one-year mark of the pandemic lockdowns, let it never be said that I’m discounting the experience of wedding couples in these times, but your wedding vendors need some love too.

Be patient with your vendors

Behind the scenes, Planning Insight, Videography is Life

This concept features a waffle cake, oversized boutonnière, custom suit, charcuterie platters and wine, the last two of which I thoroughly enjoyed behind the scenes!

Boho Romance: Whimsy Wedding Inspiration

Behind the scenes, Creative Projects

This past summer, some talented wedding creatives and I packed our masks and sanitizer, along with our regular creative tools, to create a Whimsical Garden Wedding editorial.

Whimsical Garden Wedding Editorial

Behind the scenes, Creative Projects

I present the annual Aperture Lane Moments video, chock-full of nostalgia and gratitude!

Aperture Lane 2020 Moments

Behind the scenes, Creative Projects, Videography is Life

Super short post today: Today marks 7 years lugging my camera bag and stick (monopod) to every event and shoot as Aperture Lane! 🎉🎊⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I’m not gonna lie: Year 7 sucked (thanks, COVID…) … but it’s that “suckage” that I’m sure God will use to give me the perspective to appreciate the silver lining […]

Today Aperture Lane turns… 🎉

Behind the scenes, Videography is Life

In an industry where most of the popular imagery in magazines, social platforms, and influential personalities is white, I can sometimes feel out of place as a professional who is a visual minority. In light of the blackout Tuesday conversations happening, I’d love to briefly share my experience here.

My experience as a black wedding professional in Toronto

Behind the scenes, Videography is Life

This has been a long time coming. I often get the following request: Tell me about Aperture Lane. It’s been almost six years of building my wedding videography brand and I feel that I only now understand it well enough to not only explain it but to teach my team.  In the early years, I […]

Welcome to Aperture Lane

Behind the scenes

This meeting with this prospective couple, Ben and Alisha, was going well. The three of us sat in the coffee shop sipping on our peppermint teas with ever-flowing conversation. We hopped between “getting-to-know-you” and “wedding planning” topics, smiling ear to ear accented with frequent bouts of laughter. It was such a good connection that I […]

Let the pro choose music for your wedding film – 8 reasons why

Behind the scenes, Planning Insight

Along with the numerous photography difficulties of documenting a live event, capturing good video comes with the added challenge of recording good sound so the final product not only looks good, but sounds good too. Ride along with me and Tristan as we film a wedding with it’s own audio quirks. ​If you’re interested in […]

Leveraging video’s strength on a shoot

Behind the scenes, Creative Projects, Videography is Life

Join the crew as we film a wedding… Aperture Lane style! It’s a wedding ride-along! Check out Ryan’s personal vlog for the video! Big shout-outs to my couple, Marc and Alli, for being cool with being in the vlog! Also, big shout-out to team AL for making this happen! ​Here’s the sneak peek I mentioned […]

Wedding Ride-Along with Ryan and the crew

Behind the scenes, Creative Projects, Videography is Life

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