michaila chodur

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A fall georgian bay elopement

It was important that they have their Georgian Bay elopement somewhere they could see (and have in their photos) Giant’s Tomb Island. They chose a small, sheltered, rocky beach area with an amazing view of the island...

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On Sunday, my boyfriend of 8 years, Tyler, and I had our updated portrait photos taken at Sauble Beach by my good friend, Loni Carroll. We went all the way over to Sauble Beach because Loni lives in Owen Sound and had invited us over for dinner earlier that evening. After dinner, I took photos […]

August 12, 2020

A Sauble Beach Portrait Session | Barrie Portrait Photographer

Let’s stroll through the Lavender. Earlier this year, I contacted Purple Hill Lavender Farm in Creemore, Ontario to inquire about using their property. My plan was to offer small sessions to people who wanted updated portraits or family photos, but didn’t have to commit to a long session. As Emma (one of the owners of […]

July 22, 2020

Lavender Photo Sessions at Purple Hill | Barrie Portrait Photographer

Boxing day was a frigid day to capture some winter maternity photos. My sister was up from Toronto to celebrate Christmas with our family, and we had already planned to take her maternity photos. Yes… I’m going to be and Auntie for the FIRST TIME in February!! I knew I wanted to document this special […]

January 20, 2020

Winter Maternity Session | Ontario Maternity Photographer

Maternity photo of mom holding belly along icy shoreline.

To my clients, I am more than “just a photographer”, I am their friend and someone they trust when they need help. If you were to ask my clients what their experience with me was like, they would smile proudly and confirm that I go above and beyond my job as a photographer (trust me, my bride, Maddy, told me this when I wrapped up her wedding day)!


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