Rainy London, England Engagement Session

We are pretty excited to be sharing the following engagement session! Erin & Oliver toured us around the town of Richmond near London, England this summer. While they'll be wed back here in Ontario, they're currently living overseas and we were thrilled when we realized we would be able to do their engagement shoot during our trip around the United Kingdom. In true British fashion, the day was grey and rainy but with a bit of the River Thames and a bunch of wild deer thrown in there, it made for an incredible way to spend our first day in England.

Thames River Engagement Session
Romantic Ottawa Wedding Photographer
Richmond, England Engagement Session
Candid, Natural Engagement Photos
Richmond Park London Photos
London England Outdoorsy Engagement Shoot
Richmond Hill, Park
Richmond Park London Photographs
Ottawa, Kingston Wedding Photographer
Rainy English Engagement Photos
Rainy Engagement Photos
Wild Deer Richmond Park
Brenizer Technique Portrait
Richmond, England, London Parks
Jonathan Kuhn Photography
Wild Deer Downtown London
River Thames Richmond
British Engagement Photographer
Intimate Wedding Photos
Richmond, England Thames River

And because when in the UK, right?

Ottawa Wedding and Engagement Photographer, International

Enchanting Roadtrip through Portugal

We are finally getting around to sharing some photos from this trip. We actually visited Portugal back in the summer of 2015 on an amazing two-week road trip. Most people unfortunately only ever see Lisbon (or Porto), the Algarve and maybe the famous Duoro Valley, since a Portugal trip is often partnered up with some time spent in Spain. But for our trip, we decided to give Portugal a full two weeks and we did not regret it. The eastern edge is so very different than the rest and same with the North! With amazing (and typically cheaply priced) foods, medieval towns, wild horses, vinho verde & port, there is so much that this country has to try, offer and see! We seriously recommend it to anyone and definitely let us know if you have any questions because we are happy to share our experiences. Speaking of sharing, here are some of our photos during the trip. Aside from the Arroh & Bow dress series (search the blog for those), typically we like to treat our vacations like, vacations! So here are just some snaps from the two weeks.

Lisbon's waterfront
Festival in Lisbon's Streets
Pastel de Nata, Traditional Portugese Tart
View over Lisbon, Lisboa
Lisbon, Portugal Roadtrip!
Kids playing soccer in the street, Lisbon
Sintra, Places to See
Quinta da Regaleira
Underground caves in Quinta da Regeleira
Sintra, Portugal
Things to see in Sintra, Portugal
Azenhas do Mar, Best Oceanside Restaurant with View
View of Lisbon front Abandoned Panoramico
Treehouse Airbnb in Portugal, Southwest coast
Parque Natural do Sudoest Alentejano e Costa
Western Coast of Portugal, Roadtrip Musts
Sagres Portugal
The Algarve, Portugal
Benagil Cave, Portugal
Southern Portugal, Albufeira coastline
Marvao, Portugal View
Monsanto, Portugal
Local Inn, Monsanto Portugal
Best view in Eastern Portugal, Monsanto
Monsanto, Portugal - Best Medieval Town, Picturesque boulders
Pinhao East end of Duoro Valley
Duoro Valley Engagement Photographer
Quinta Santa Eufemia - Port Tasting - Duoro Valley
Portugal Engagement Photos
Marco de Canvasses, Bed & Breakfast
Best place to stay near Duoro Valley, Airbnb
Traditional Granary in Northern Portugal, Peneda Geres
Wild Horses in Northern Portugal
Horses on the streets in Peneda Geres
Portugal Travel Photographer
Fisherman in Portugal
2 week roadtrip throughout Portugal
Old Fashioned Building in Porto
Porto, Portugal
Agueda Portugal, Umbrella Street
Costa Nova Striped Houses
Costa Nova Portugal

Bridal Sessions in Historic Portugal - Pt. II Barril Beach

Pt. II of some photos we took throughout Portugal. For Pt. I click here.

Dress: Arroh & Bow Infinity Dresses - The Handmade Bride
Floral Crown: Jewel Feathers - also sold at The Handmade Bride

Barril Beach - located in Portugal's Southern Algarve, these sand dunes used to form an old tuna fishing town that now features a memorial of anchors to remember past days.