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Category Archives: Destination

You may remember  CJ and Natalie from part one of their destination engagement session done in Palm Springs, CA. Well, here is part two! One of Natalie & CJ’s fondest memories was the night they met. Natalie was, and still is great friends with CJ’s sister, and it was her Halloween themed stag and doe…

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  • JamaJuly 6, 2015 - 3:59 PM

    Wow, wow, wow!!! These engagement images are simply gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • shannonJuly 6, 2015 - 4:13 PM

    SWOON. I love love love these, I love the location, the sky, their outfits. Your style…I just love it all. You rocked this shoot!!!ReplyCancel

  • CynthiJuly 6, 2015 - 4:24 PM

    I love everything about this session from the wide road photos to the cactus ring shot. And I’ve Pinned like 3 or 4 photos! Beautiful work!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer WeemsJuly 6, 2015 - 5:58 PM

    I always get excited to see your posts pop up on my feed. Stunning, as always!ReplyCancel

  • RayJuly 6, 2015 - 7:25 PM

    I used to live a few miles away from J-Tree. Loved this little trip down memory lane!ReplyCancel

  • Alyssa AnneJuly 6, 2015 - 8:03 PM

    The colours, the scenery, the outfits…everything is on point!ReplyCancel

  • AlexJuly 6, 2015 - 9:07 PM

    Wow! Simply stunning! You guys did a wonderful job, as always. And this location? To die for!ReplyCancel

  • JamieJuly 6, 2015 - 10:02 PM

    You’ve really outdone yourself here! I love the chandelier in the spiny tree!! Beautifully shot!ReplyCancel

  • Rita-Lynn FrenchJuly 6, 2015 - 10:34 PM

    Absolutely breathtaking! Can’t wait until Saturday!!!ReplyCancel

  • KristinaJuly 7, 2015 - 10:31 AM

    Wow! We have nothing this beautiful in Virginia!

    I love that chandelier! Great job!ReplyCancel

  • Jana HallamJuly 7, 2015 - 11:43 AM

    Amazing job as usual!ReplyCancel

  • Alicia QuintanarJuly 7, 2015 - 12:59 PM

    Simply beautiful! Gorgeous couple, too! These photos are perfect. I love how they retain the natural beauty of the desert. Nice job!ReplyCancel

  • Carly LefebvreJuly 7, 2015 - 9:48 PM

    This location is just stunning and so is the session.ReplyCancel

  • Gwen WorkmanJuly 8, 2015 - 12:09 AM

    WOW… that is an amazing location…. and I love the engagement album… perfect product to showcase this engagement sessionReplyCancel

  • ChantalJuly 8, 2015 - 1:11 AM

    that sunset in the first photos is breathtaking!! Amazing engagement session!ReplyCancel

  • Vaughn BarryJuly 8, 2015 - 7:41 AM

    Killer location and shoot!!! Love that epic album spread at the end whoa.ReplyCancel

  • sarahJuly 9, 2015 - 12:09 PM

    holy smokes. that beautiful, beautiful sunset. goodness! and the way you played with it for the pictures – shooting wide and all around. lovely. these two are classy, and it was a cool contrast to see them all dressed up in such a rugged land.ReplyCancel

  • Wow, absolutely stunning! I love their style and your photos are simply flawless!ReplyCancel

  • […] If you’ve followed our work for some time, you might recognize CJ & Natalie from their Joshua Tree National Park engagement session. What an awesome adventure it was for us to travel together and get to know each other more! The […]ReplyCancel

You may remember Jordan & Laura from part one of their engagement session, done in Palos Verdes, California. They are globe trotting high school sweethearts who love going for a stroll and having a good cup of tea. We like them a lot! The images below are part two of three, so please keep your eyes open for…

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  • AshleyJune 18, 2015 - 9:44 PM

    Such a fun, colorful engagement session! You did a great job capturing their energy…and joy!! :)ReplyCancel

  • CynthiJune 18, 2015 - 10:36 PM

    These are just so lovely! You captured their love naturally and organically. Great work!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie necessaryJune 19, 2015 - 11:38 AM

    Okay I’m in love with this session!! The vibrant colors! The graffiti! The gorgeous couple! What a fun, modern session!ReplyCancel

  • Luisa TataJune 19, 2015 - 10:22 PM

    This shoot is my favourite! Love the colours and it shows their real personalities!ReplyCancel

  • ChantalJune 20, 2015 - 12:08 AM

    what amazing locations you got to shoot in for this session! Amazing season as always!ReplyCancel

  • AimeeJune 20, 2015 - 12:26 AM

    I love the light and fun feel of these photos! They are so beautiful, both the pictures and the couple! The colors are perfect! So cool. :)ReplyCancel

  • AlexJune 20, 2015 - 10:27 AM

    Gorgeous, you guys!! I love every single image! Really cool location – perfect for this gorgeous couple!ReplyCancel

  • Marisa PescaraJune 20, 2015 - 1:58 PM

    beauuuuuutiful photos!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • JessicaJune 22, 2015 - 5:21 PM

    I always love your engagement sessions – they are so fun!!ReplyCancel

  • RayJuly 7, 2015 - 7:23 PM

    Great work. I loooooove Venice Beach!!ReplyCancel

  • Gord ChicquenAugust 6, 2015 - 10:56 PM

    Great location!ReplyCancel

  • Andree PlastreJanuary 28, 2016 - 10:25 PM

    Beautiful picture , thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

You may remember these two beauties from their waterfall engagement session done in Jordan, Ontario. Not only are they ridiculously good looking, but they have hearts of gold. Their love for each other is strong and genuine. A combination like that made it easy to photograph them. We knew their wedding day was going to…

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  • ChantalMay 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM

    I love coming to your blog to see your latest work! It is always so emotional and raw! Amazing wedding photography as always!! Great job!ReplyCancel

  • amanda berubeMay 13, 2015 - 1:40 AM

    these are gorgeous!! Great work! :)ReplyCancel

  • EmilyMay 13, 2015 - 9:41 AM

    I LOVE when you have multiple wedding posts in a week! The reception lighting is spot on, and you captured this couple perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • JadeMay 13, 2015 - 1:54 PM

    What a stunning wedding and gorgeous couple!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa AMay 13, 2015 - 6:48 PM

    Absolutely gorgeous wedding! I love the shots you got at the reception too! I always enjoy the traditional stuff but it’s so fun to look at those party shots and memories too. Beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • AlexMay 13, 2015 - 7:06 PM

    So beautiful, you guys! This is a gorgeous wedding and you did a wonderful job capturing every moment!ReplyCancel

  • Irina BurtMay 13, 2015 - 7:42 PM

    Beautiful images! <3ReplyCancel

  • These are just perfect. All of them. Stunningw edding!!ReplyCancel

  • sarahMay 13, 2015 - 11:31 PM

    oh my goodness, these are amazing! i really don’t even know where to begin. my favorite might be the one with clasped hands. oh, i can feel that one. and just everything else – her veil, the golden leaves, the guys’ socks, all the emotion. but also – you and how you photograph all those parts, how it flows together in style and time and the moments you choose to snap that shutter – that’s what really tells the story here. excellent work!ReplyCancel

  • What a wonderful job capturing Maykal and Stacy’s wedding! What a gorgeous couple!ReplyCancel

  • LarianneMay 19, 2015 - 2:22 PM

    Everything is so perfect!! I love Stacy’s dress & veil. Beautiful wedding :)ReplyCancel

CJ and Natalie are not only delightfully adorable, they have hearts of gold. The bright and colourful backdrop of the Saguaro was the perfect spot to show off their happy, outgoing, and playful sides. We only had a short time there before we left for Joshua Tree National Park, so this post will be a quick…

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  • AbbieApril 15, 2015 - 6:28 PM

    gorgeous colours and gorgeous couple! Palm springs is on my to visit list!ReplyCancel

  • AlexApril 15, 2015 - 7:46 PM

    So beautiful! Love the bright colors! Love!ReplyCancel

  • Victoria Johansson EgnebyApril 15, 2015 - 11:12 PM

    Oh my gosh- all those colours are lovely!! Love this session =)ReplyCancel

  • Alina ThomasApril 15, 2015 - 11:48 PM

    Lovely engagement session of a lovely couple. Those shoes though!!! And her dress… to die for! Don’t you just love it when your clients look like they belong in a fashion magazine?ReplyCancel

  • EmilyApril 16, 2015 - 10:54 AM

    The colors…OHHHH THE COLORS!!! Just perfect complimentary tones, and such a joyful couple!!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie NecessaryApril 16, 2015 - 12:19 PM

    What vibrant photos! I love the happiness the radiates from them and the gorgeous colors!ReplyCancel

  • ChantalApril 16, 2015 - 7:51 PM

    Stunning engagement session as always!!! i love how bright and colourful this session is!!! amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Marg WheelerApril 20, 2015 - 12:24 AM

    Gorgeous pictures in a beautiful place you guys look amazingReplyCancel

  • Joan MayerApril 20, 2015 - 12:50 AM

    Beautiful pictures Nat.ReplyCancel

  • CourtneyApril 20, 2015 - 10:41 AM

    Love the Saguaro! Such a bright, pretty background. Love this couple, too!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah BrianneApril 20, 2015 - 6:20 PM

    Love this engagement session and how vibrant the colors are! Gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • […] may remember  CJ and Natalie from part one of their destination engagement session done in Palm Springs, CA. Well, here is part […]ReplyCancel

Alvaro is a considerate, funny and adventurous kind of guy and Ashley is a hilarious, hyper, and caring kind of girl. Together they are genuinely happy and absolutely in love, which made photographing them a breeze! The couple enjoys the great outdoors, and water has always been a big part of their relationship. Alvaro grew up…

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  • JoannaMarch 21, 2015 - 7:02 PM

    Gosh these are BEAUTIFUL images!! I really enjoyed looking through them. And what a cute couple too :)ReplyCancel

  • Pat HartMarch 21, 2015 - 11:17 PM

    beautiful pics I love themReplyCancel

  • Vera GalvanoMarch 22, 2015 - 12:00 AM

    These pictures are magnificent breath taking what a beautiful couple you both make I wish you so much happinessReplyCancel

  • Yvonne SolesMarch 22, 2015 - 12:18 AM

    You two are Beautiful! You’re such a blessing for each other. We love you Ashley.ReplyCancel

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  • sarahMarch 23, 2015 - 2:45 AM

    they are beautiful! goodness, and you helped them pose like movie stars, yet the interactions were so real and authentic. you really have a gift! well done.ReplyCancel

  • Cherlyn WagnerMarch 23, 2015 - 11:51 AM

    What a gorgeous destination engagement session – and of course a gorgeous couple. I love the colors, light and especially how you frame the couple and their location & environment. Congrats to the couple!ReplyCancel

  • MoniqueMarch 23, 2015 - 11:53 AM

    Love the architecture you got to work with! This happy couple has great images to cherish!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie NecessaryMarch 23, 2015 - 2:04 PM

    Wowzers! I love these! I definitely see a Costa Rican flare in the location so that really does suit them well. You really knocked it out of the park with this session.ReplyCancel

  • Melanie GrizzelMarch 23, 2015 - 5:00 PM

    nice work I like the color. and I LOVE the locations you chose. OMG I need a little change of pace ;)ReplyCancel

  • faithMarch 23, 2015 - 6:29 PM

    Such a romantic session. BeautifulReplyCancel

  • Amanda BerubeMarch 23, 2015 - 7:08 PM

    These are gorgeous. Awesome work!!ReplyCancel

  • AlexMarch 23, 2015 - 7:13 PM

    Gorgeous, Arica! I love the light in these, the setting, and their outfits are perfect for each location. Beautiful work!ReplyCancel

  • Cody Paige LoweryMarch 23, 2015 - 7:45 PM

    Wowww these photos are stunning! So jealous of where you areReplyCancel

  • Lorna TysonMarch 23, 2015 - 11:29 PM

    These are simply stunning! What a beautiful couple, you really captured their love!ReplyCancel

  • Laura ElizabethMarch 24, 2015 - 12:36 AM

    That location is stunning…and your sunflower shots are gorgeousReplyCancel

  • Vaughn BarryMarch 24, 2015 - 7:07 AM

    Just beautiful, wow cute couple, killer location and awesome emotion. Love these!ReplyCancel

  • JoeMarch 24, 2015 - 8:52 AM

    What a lovely set of moments you’ve captured with these too so clearly in love. As always, captivating work! :)ReplyCancel

  • KristinaMarch 24, 2015 - 10:46 AM

    Gorgeous couple and gorgeous location! Great job on these!!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy from Love and be LovedMarch 24, 2015 - 2:47 PM

    Bam! These images are fantastic and this couple has amazing style!!ReplyCancel

  • MonicaMarch 24, 2015 - 4:34 PM

    I love your work! This shoot is just fantastic. The location is fab, the posing is perfect. Just amazingReplyCancel

  • Chasity Noel - Savvy ImagesMarch 24, 2015 - 10:05 PM

    As always, very stunning photos! Great location!ReplyCancel

  • JessicaMarch 25, 2015 - 5:26 PM

    i love love love these images!! The location is amazing too!! Ahhh!! Congratulations to the couple on their engagement!ReplyCancel

  • ToshaMarch 26, 2015 - 7:27 AM

    Beautiful session! I love your work!!!ReplyCancel

  • CarmenMarch 30, 2015 - 11:48 AM

    Awesome engagement session. Love them dancing in the street so carefree & in love!ReplyCancel

One day while surfing Instagram, I got a notification that someone had mentioned us in a post. I clicked on it to see a photo of a gorgeous ring and the words “Manifesto Photography, can you do my engagement and wedding pictures pretty please.” And that’s how I first met Laura. The sweetest, skull and…

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  • MelissaJanuary 24, 2015 - 6:10 PM

    Wowza! This couple and that location!!! I’m not sure which is more beautiful – absolutely stunning!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Camlis BlackburnJanuary 25, 2015 - 4:26 AM

    Great job Arica and Josh! What a beautiful couple! I think my favourite photo is the one where they’re kissing, but you can totally see that they’re trying not to laugh… Such a ‘real’ moment. BTW, that girl’s got KILLER calves! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Barrie PhotographerJanuary 25, 2015 - 11:54 AM

    Such beautiful photos, love the epic backdrop and storytelling. Those cliffs, whoa!ReplyCancel

  • HelenJanuary 25, 2015 - 7:11 PM

    My favorite is the one where he is holding her face – love the look on their faces & the dimple.ReplyCancel

  • Jessica GrayJanuary 26, 2015 - 10:34 AM

    I love this girls dress, where is it from?ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer WeemsJanuary 26, 2015 - 11:15 AM

    Swoon. I don’t know how you make the images just pop off the screen, they are tack sharp.ReplyCancel

  • jennJanuary 26, 2015 - 12:07 PM

    LOVE all of them! such a sweet couple and that is such a dream to find one on IG!ReplyCancel

  • Whitney LaneJanuary 26, 2015 - 12:18 PM

    This couple is crazy gorgeous! I love the colour and connection and pretty much everything about this shoot!ReplyCancel

  • Gwen WorkmanJanuary 26, 2015 - 5:15 PM

    WOW… this is an amazing location… perfect for a California Engagement Photo Session…. beautiful images…ReplyCancel

  • Mackenzie CaradonnaJanuary 26, 2015 - 8:45 PM

    love this! great job Arica Ingratta Klassen!ReplyCancel

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  • Jenny StormentJanuary 26, 2015 - 9:57 PM

    You should have this published, its gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • HelenJanuary 27, 2015 - 10:20 AM

    My favorite in 2nd from bottom. Love their faces – love the dimple. Awesome!!ReplyCancel

  • Diane DelZottoJanuary 27, 2015 - 1:43 PM

    What a beautiful couple!ReplyCancel

  • Penny Harcus BerthiaumeJanuary 27, 2015 - 8:04 PM

    Absolutely BeautifulReplyCancel

  • Victoria Johansson EgnebyJanuary 28, 2015 - 11:33 PM

    I am in love with the location (although I should admit that I have a secret crush on anywhere in Palos Verde) and how you managed to really make it sing for this session. Great job on this engagement session!! =)ReplyCancel

  • marisaJanuary 29, 2015 - 2:06 PM

    beautiful pics of the 2 of u!!!! so happy for u bella!ReplyCancel

  • marisa pescaraJanuary 29, 2015 - 2:08 PM

    beautiful pics of the 2 of u! so happy for u laura!~ReplyCancel

  • Shauna DeanJanuary 29, 2015 - 6:55 PM

    YOU GUYS!!! These are great.ReplyCancel

  • Marisa PescaraJanuary 29, 2015 - 7:09 PM

    beautiful pics of the both of u!! so happy for u laura! xoReplyCancel

  • Michael and CarinaJanuary 30, 2015 - 3:29 AM

    And on the 8th day, God created this spot (*see above*) for engagement photos.

    Wow, lovely shots! Love the location and the couple, too!ReplyCancel

  • Jenn P.January 30, 2015 - 9:31 PM

    Could you two get any more attractive? ;)
    Beautiful photos!ReplyCancel

  • DonnaFebruary 2, 2015 - 2:41 PM

    These are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie NecessaryFebruary 2, 2015 - 11:03 PM

    What a gorgeous location, couple, and ring! I’m jealous! LOL – seriously these are absolutely stunning!ReplyCancel

  • sarahFebruary 3, 2015 - 12:34 AM

    oh man, these are gorgeous – the couple, the setting, the interactions, your work! just awesome! and i love the line, “the sweetest skull and black leather loving girl you’ll ever meet.” awesome. great engagement session!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly JFebruary 3, 2015 - 7:39 AM

    Sooo many gorgeous shots! and what a way to gain a client on IG :DReplyCancel

  • EmilyFebruary 4, 2015 - 11:01 AM

    Love the sense of adventure in these images! Your images are always magazine perfect but still carefree. Fantastic photos!ReplyCancel

  • Candy Acosta PhotographyFebruary 6, 2015 - 7:44 PM

    Your work is always amazing!ReplyCancel

  • AlexMarch 16, 2015 - 6:17 PM

    What a beautiful set of photos! Gorgeous work and that location is amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • […] may remember Jordan & Laura from part one of their engagement session, done in Palos Verdes, California. They are globe trotting high school sweethearts who love going […]ReplyCancel

  • […] of images were done in Manhattan Beach, California under and around the famous pier. Check out Part I  (done on Palos Verdes Cliffs) and Part II (done in Venice Beach) by clicking on the highlighted […]ReplyCancel

  • Gord ChicquenAugust 6, 2015 - 10:54 PM

    These photos are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Andree PlastreJanuary 28, 2016 - 10:21 PM

    Congratulation to both of you Laura and Jordan, wishing you all the best , and love in your life together from all of us in Barrie .ReplyCancel

  • Andree PlastreJanuary 28, 2016 - 10:21 PM

    Congratulation to both of you Laura and Jordan, wishing you all the best , and love in your life together from all of us in Barrie .ReplyCancel

You may remember Kostya and Karina from their breathtaking Elora Gorge engagement session. This time around we had the honour of photographing their wedding in yet another beautiful natural setting Jordan, Ontario. For those of you who don’t know, Jordan is located right in the middle of Niagara wine country. If you’re ever looking for a local…

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  • chantalSeptember 25, 2014 - 8:05 PM

    that dress looked like it was made for her! such a beautiful wedding! Great captures as always!ReplyCancel

  • jennifer WeemsSeptember 25, 2014 - 9:44 PM

    Blue shoes and amazing pink bouquet? Yes, please!ReplyCancel

  • Tracy from Love and be Loved PhotographySeptember 25, 2014 - 10:13 PM

    Gorgeous wedding! You have such crisp, beautiful shots!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah BrownSeptember 26, 2014 - 10:28 AM

    Such a beautiful wedding. Love all the detail shots!ReplyCancel

  • Alexandra PetersonSeptember 26, 2014 - 10:32 AM

    What a beautiful wedding! The black and pink combination is so elegant and those photos in the vineyard are breathtaking. Gorgeous photos!ReplyCancel

  • EdenSeptember 26, 2014 - 1:13 PM

    Such stunning details of the wedding! Love!ReplyCancel

  • charleneSeptember 26, 2014 - 6:33 PM

    These are super amazing and I’m in love with your clean edits!ReplyCancel

  • Alina ThomasSeptember 26, 2014 - 8:35 PM

    Her bouquet is breath taking… and that cake! OH MY GOODNESS
    What a neat idea to incorporate the wedding flowers into the wedding cake decor.ReplyCancel

  • Whitney SSeptember 27, 2014 - 12:48 AM

    I love her bouquet!! and her dress? Beautiful!!ReplyCancel

  • CarmenSeptember 27, 2014 - 11:50 PM

    Wowza!! Absolutely beautiful wedding. You captured every moment just like always :)ReplyCancel

  • KerriSeptember 28, 2014 - 8:51 PM

    What a perfect pair! Her flowers are incredible, I need those bouquets all over my house!ReplyCancel

  • Whitney LaneSeptember 29, 2014 - 4:31 PM

    Those flowers are so gorgeous.. as is the whole wedding :)ReplyCancel

  • Luda UshakovaOctober 10, 2014 - 10:36 PM

    Beautiful wedding of the beautiful couple!