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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

Here’s a quick snapshot from Kevin & Melissa’s little elopement in the Kawartha Lakes region.

Snapshot of Kevin & Melissa’s elopement in the Kawartha Lakes region

Elopements, Micro weddings

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

With couples downsizing their guest lists and the scale of their productions, I think it’s important to state something that has been a source of frustration for different kinds of vendors

Not all wedding expenses scale down equally

Planning Insight

groom bracing bride from behind

This past weekend Andrea, Reva and I ventured off to the small town areas of Ontario to join the intimate celebration with our newest Aperture Lane couple, Daniel & Ashley!

Snapshot from Daniel and Ashley’s elopement in Prince Edward County

Elopements, Micro weddings

While others rescheduled or cancelled until further notice, Imran and Sheza were my only Aperture Lane couple to keep their original wedding date this year. With the timing of everything, it worked out for them to stay the course.

Snapshot from Imran and Sheza’s Pakistani wedding at The Symes, Toronto

Micro weddings, South Asian wedding, Toronto Weddings

ryan smiling with camera on table

We gotta believe in our stuff but every now and then some validation is always appreciated. And this is quite timely. This morning I logged on to Instagram and realized I was tagged in the following post: I was voted as one of the best wedding videographers in the Greater Toronto Area! This was kind […]

I was voted one of the best wedding videographers in the GTA

Videography is Life

First wedding of the season in the second half of the year. Yup… this is 2020! Big shout-outs to Kevin and Grace, proving that love is indeed not cancelled and choosing to go forward with their wedding plans with their closest friends. As we narrate together!– Ryan

A peek at Kevin and Grace’s micro wedding near Lake Simcoe, Ontario

Elopements, Micro weddings, Toronto Weddings

bride holding large bread

How do you distill a year of experiences down to 3 minutes? If you want to do them justice, it’s basically impossible. With that, I present the annual Aperture Lane Familia Wedding Moments.

Aperture Lane 2019 wedding moments

Toronto Weddings, 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

Nigerian wedding couple dancing cover photo

A beautiful story of perseverance at Babatola and Abimbola’s wedding. We were reminded that no matter the difficult situations, family can choose to come together and celebrate the blessings.

Snapshot: Babatola & Abimbola’s Nigerian wedding at Four Seasons, Toronto

African wedding, Sneak Peeks, Toronto Weddings

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