Wonderful Ida: Blog http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog en-us (C) Wonderful Ida wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) Mon, 12 Jun 2017 02:34:00 GMT Mon, 12 Jun 2017 02:34:00 GMT http://www.wonderfulida.ca/img/s9/v86/u580709832-o974950905-50.jpg Wonderful Ida: Blog http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog 120 120 Italian Day on the Drive | Vancouver | 2017 http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2017/6/italian-day-on-the-drive-vancouver-2017 In the 1940s and 50s, many Italian immigrants had made their home and established businesses in the Commercial Drive area.  Between the 1940s – 1980s, Commercial Drive had developed into an Italian enclave, otherwise known as Little Italy; and where Italo-Canadians played a key role in influencing and revitalizing the landscape, including the introduction of street festivals – with the last one of this era being in 1982. It was an unforgettable day on Commercial Drive with thousands of Italo-Canadians pouring onto the street in a passionate display of emotion, celebrating Italy’s win in the World Cup, which fell on the very same day as the festival. It was the first Italy World Cup win since the 1930s.

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In 2016, Italian Day marked another important day of celebration. In recognition of over 70 years of Italian heritage, an 8 block area of Commercial Drive was officially designated Little Italy by the Mayor and other officials, including a ribbon cutting and special visit from the Italian Ambassador to Canada.  An achievement attributed to the support of government representatives, and community individuals and organizations, including the Italian Day Festival Society.  The return of Italian Day on The Drive revived this heritage conversation and opportunity, and has proven to not only be a day of community celebration, but also an avenue encouraging collective goals and economic benefits for businesses and city.

 

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In Italian, Amore means love. Whether in philosophy or in its endearing use of expression, it lies at the heart of Italian culture and its lifestyle. It is a universal language and an exchange evoking many things: affection, romance, passion, respect, creativity, and commitment.  It is life, unity and the pursuit for an emotional connection; and is shared in relationships, arts and culture, at the dinner table, in our daily work, in pursued dreams, and in community.

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) Italian Day on the Drive Vancouver Vancouver Event Photography things to do in Vancouver http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2017/6/italian-day-on-the-drive-vancouver-2017 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 02:33:42 GMT
Vancouver Family Photography | Fun Photos at the PNE http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/8/vancouver-family-photography-fun-photos-at-the-pne  

After an eventful summer photographing an international children's adventure camp, i'm happy to be shifting my focus back to family photography. I discovered a beautiful park a short walk from home, and really wanted to photograph at the PNE in Vancouver. I love the variety of backdrops in such a small area. 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) family photos at the PNE vancouver vancouver family photography vancouver's best family photographer http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/8/vancouver-family-photography-fun-photos-at-the-pne Thu, 18 Aug 2016 05:06:34 GMT
The Arlington Tower | Paris, Canada http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/6/the-arlington-tower-paris-canada This week I had the opportunity to go up the Arlington tower in Paris, Canada to get a unique view of downtown Paris, Ontario's prettiest town. If you ever get a chance to go look for yourself, do it, but if you can't here's an exclusive look for you. 

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Exploring Westfield Heritage Centre http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/exploring-westfield-heritage-centre I love exploring new places, and Westfield Heritage Centre has lots to explore. I really enjoyed the fact that the large amount of volunteers, dress in costume stay in character, and talked about the everyday life of those who lived in the 19th century. Born in Europe,  I had no idea how different life was just two hundred years ago in Canada. 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) canada travel photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/exploring-westfield-heritage-centre Thu, 26 May 2016 00:53:10 GMT
Chef Maisy's 4th Birthday http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/chef-maisys-4th-birthday Happy Birthday Maisy, you're growing up way too fast. Maisy loves cooking, so that was the theme of her birthday. Every kid got their own chef hat and apron, to help prepare pizza and cupcakes. It was adorable. 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) eve event photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/chef-maisys-4th-birthday Mon, 23 May 2016 16:50:22 GMT
Biking Brantford to Port Dover | A Friday the 13th Adventure on the Trans Canada Trail http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/biking-brantford-to-port-dover-a-friday-the-13th-adventure-on-the-trans-canada-trail I love biking. However I haven't been on a long ride for a while, and I wanted to start the season with a challenge. Each year on Friday the 13th motorcyclist from all around ride to Port Dover to show off their bikes, and meet fellow riders. As I woke up on May the 13th I could hear motor bikes taking the journey to Dover. So I quickly got up, packed my camera, a couple water bottles, and started my bike ride. My current physical condition is not something to rave about, and I knew the ride would be hard. And it was, the ride took far longer then it should have, and by the time I got there I only had an hour to walk around to enjoy the festivities. I needed to hurry back so I would make it home before sunset. I have to admit this ride wasn't easy it took me 7 hours to ride the 106 km in total, and I wanted to turn back a few time, but having a destination in mind made it easier to keep going. If you want to try a long ride my tips are, give yourself more time then enough time, bring lots of water, and don't forget to wear sunscreen. 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) brantford photographer canada travel photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/biking-brantford-to-port-dover-a-friday-the-13th-adventure-on-the-trans-canada-trail Wed, 18 May 2016 14:53:47 GMT
Exploring Beautiful Downtown Paris | Ontario's Prettiest Little Town http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/exploring-beautiful-downtown-paris-ontarios-prettiest-little-town For as long as I can remember I always enjoyed driving through Downtown Paris. Over the last couple of years I have watched as Paris has transformed into the prettiest small town in Ontario. With the opening of The Paris Wincey Mills Co, Paris has become a beautiful day trip destination, so I decided to pick up my mom, park downtown, and go explore. 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) canada paris, ontario photography travel photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/5/exploring-beautiful-downtown-paris-ontarios-prettiest-little-town Sat, 07 May 2016 20:40:23 GMT
Like A Dream Photo Sessions | May 2016 in Brantford http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/4/like-a-dream-photo-sessions-may-2016-in-brantford For the month of May I will be teaming up with Princess Parties/ Appearances to offer sessions unlike anything Brantford has yet seen. On May 12, 19, and 26th I will be offering kid photo sessions with their choice of Princess or Superhero. 

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The next part of our shoot took us to Glenhyrst Art Gallery  where we met up with the rest of the princesses, and spiderman.

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) Batman and Wonder Woman Brantford Glenhyrst art gallery brantford photographer harmony square brantford photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/4/like-a-dream-photo-sessions-may-2016-in-brantford Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:47:04 GMT
Frosty Fest 2016 | Brantford's Annual Winter Festival http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/2/frosty-fest-2016-brantfords-annual-winter-festival The weather was once again cold for this year's Brantford Frosty Festival hosted in Harmony Square. To prepare for Frosty Fest Captain Kindness stop by at my studio for a photo feature in BScene.


This year's event lived up to the name. This weekend was one of the coldest weekends of the year, thought that did not stop thousands of people from coming out, and enjoying this special family event. My dad even came to join me as we photographed the event. 

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Becky and Zubin | Harbour Banquet & Conference Centre Oakville, Canada http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/1/becky-and-zubin-harbour-banquet-conference-centre-oakville-canada Becky and Zubin hosted their winter wedding at Harbour Banquet & Conference Centre in Oakville, and the venue did not disappoint. Overlooking the harbour, the Harbour Centre made for a romantic location for the couple's special day. 

The day started off with Baileys and coffee at Keora Bridal Salon  as the ladies got their hair and makeup done. The room was full of laughter, and giggles as the ladies prepared for their dance to come. Let me explain a little more; the bridal party spent the past few weeks prepping a choreographed dance as a surprise for the wedding guests. Don't worry this blog includes a video of the full dance.

After getting ready it was time for the couple's first look. As the groom waited excitedly to see his soon to be wife, the brides family didn't waste any time posing for photos. After their reveal and photo session, it was time for the real thing. A few happy tears were shed as the lovely couple exchanged rings. Once the hard part was over, it was time to party. And party they did.  

 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) wedding photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/1/becky-and-zubin-harbour-banquet-conference-centre-oakville-canada Wed, 27 Jan 2016 21:47:18 GMT
Peter and Kate | West Coast Weddings http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/1/peter-and-kate-west-coast-weddings-vancouver Last summer I travelled to Vancouver to shoot a fun West Coast wedding. I had met the groom while I lived in Vancouver, and when he asked me to photograph his wedding I was super excited. I was very excited to meet Kate, and she didn't disappoint. The two of them compliment each other beautifully. 

What I loved most about their wedding day is they planned a day that complimented their personalities. After the ceremony the guests had many options of what to do, from boat rides, to ball hockey. Great job putting together this beautiful day, a wedding that I will never forget. 

 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) wedding photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/1/peter-and-kate-west-coast-weddings-vancouver Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:19:48 GMT
Get Fit in 2016 with Bod Squad | Brantford http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/1/get-fit-in-2016-with-bod-squad-brantford I've been working out in Brantford with Bod Squad since last summer, and I feel great. Since starting with Bod Squad I have learned a lot about nutrition with their monthly meal plans (even thought I'm not too good at sticking to them). I feel stronger, and after attending a morning class I feel ready for a productive day at work. I'm a freelancer, so I make my own hours. However with 6am classes I am able to start my day off right, and have motivation to work hard all day. Each class is unique, so I never get bored. Everyone in the class is very supportive, making it a very fun atmosphere (even thought I'm not yet fully awake for the class and stay silent most of the time). 

Since starting with Bod Squad boot camp I have worked with them on upgrading their photography on their website, and in the new year we are starting a new video series. If your business needs some new photos, or promo videos be sure to send me an email to wonderful_ida@hotmail.com

Let this year be your year to get fit, trust me you have nothing to loose other then some unwanted fat. 

If you're excuse is the cold weather, we have an indoor location for the winter. Hope to see you 6am boot camp!

 

PS check out their stroller fit for new moms.

 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) brantford commercial photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2016/1/get-fit-in-2016-with-bod-squad-brantford Sat, 02 Jan 2016 21:59:36 GMT
Sweet November | Trans Canada Trail in Brantford, Ontario http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/11/sweet-november-trans-canada-trail-in-brantford-ontario I love spending my days biking along the Grand River on the Trans Canada Trails around Brantford. It's not often that I get the chance to go for a warm bike ride in November. So as long as it is nice outside, I will be there with my camera enjoying life. I'm always amazing with the unique characters you can pass by on a single trail. 

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Fall 2015 | Ontario, Canada http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/11/fall-2015-ontario-canada Ontario is well known for it's colourful fall, and this year's autumn did not disappoint. For the past few weeks I have been travelling around Southern Ontario looking for beautiful locations to feature in this blog post. My favourite images from this series come from above my home town. I rented a charter plane, and with my dad (who's also a photographer), and boyfriend, we flew above Brantford and Paris' downtown areas. I have lived in this area for a long time, and have flown over many cities, but seeing my home from above was one of my favourite experiences. My boyfriend doesn't usually get excited about sightseeing. He's typically either on his phone or e-reader when we travel, but not this time. Seeing the excitement in his eyes as he flew over his home was priceless. I would suggest everyone have an experience like this at least once in their life. 

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Happy Halloween | Brantwood Farms http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/happy-halloween-brantwood-farms This halloween we decided to head over to Brantwood Farms and take some photos in the pumpkin patch with our star of the show an adorable 2 month old cutie pie. 

I can't wait for next year!

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) brantford photographer photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/happy-halloween-brantwood-farms Sat, 31 Oct 2015 21:33:04 GMT
Flight over Brant | Fall 2015 http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/flight-over-brant-fall-2015 Today was a good day. I had the opportunity to see the place where I grew up from a unique new vantage point. I've lived a large portion of my life in Brantford, however only recently have I become a tourist in my hometown. I often find myself travelling near and far to explore new places, and I've taken it upon myself to start exploring Brantford. After taking a flight over Niagara, I really wanted to take one over Brantford. I waited till fall because it's my favourite season for photos. I strongly suggest everyone check out their hometown from a new vantage point, it's an amazing experience that you will never forget.

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) brantford photographer canada travel photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/flight-over-brant-fall-2015 Wed, 21 Oct 2015 03:07:54 GMT
A Unicorn Themed Birthday Party http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/a-unicorn-themed-birthday-party A magical unicorn came to turn the girls into unicorns equipped with their own unicorn name. Games were played, and snacks were shared at this adorable 5th birthday party.

I have been photographing Coral since she was 6 weeks old, and I am happy to have been there for her first birthday. 

I can't believe she is already 5. Wow. Happy Birthday Coral!

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Brantford Symphony Orchestra http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/brantford-symphony-orchestra Music filled the air as the Brantford Symphony Orchestra graced the Sanderson Centre stage with their magical performance as they prepared for their big show. Unlike most Orchestras before a performance Brantford Symphony Orchestra only rehearses their set once, and I had the opportunity to photograph their practice in this rare behind the scenes look of the Orchestra. 

While photographing the rehearsal I caught myself releasing the shutter to the rhythm of the music. If you have not yet heard the orchestra preform, I would strongly suggest going to their next show.

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) Brantford b scene brantford photographer event photography photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/brantford-symphony-orchestra Sun, 18 Oct 2015 20:19:47 GMT
Brantford Photo Shoot Locations 2015 http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/brantford-photo-shoot-locations-2015 One of the biggest challenges when planning a photo shoot is choosing a good location. Brantford is full of many beautiful spots that would create beautiful photos. Personally when someone asks me to help them choose a location I strongly suggest that they pick a place that is important to them. Not just a park that they have never been to, but rather a park they spend most of their time. The more important a location is, the greater bond with the photos. My favourite family photo from my childhood is of my family walking together on a trail at Pinehyrst, I love it because I remember all the great adventures we had exploring the park.

However sometimes you're just looking for a pretty location to take some photos. More then just a location I believe time of day is a key competent of creating a beautiful picture. For this blog I started at 4pm, and sunset was 7pm. Normally I would start a lot closer to sunset, however I wanted to be able to make it to all of the locations. I was a little worried about time because I was on a bike, and since doing the shoot last my set up time has increased because I use more equipment. 

Glenhyrst Gardens

I love this location because there are many unique features that create beautiful backdrops. I can do multiple shoots here without using the same location. The only downfall is that there is no great place to watch the sunset unless you go down to the trail. Overall a great place for photos. 

W. Ross MacDonald School

 I've only started shooting at this location a couple years ago, and I am in love with all the beautiful pathways. This location is great year round. I especially love shooting here in the winter.

Lorne Park

Growing up this was always one of my dad's favourite locations for photos. I'm not much for photos of flowers, but I am in love with the giant willow tree. 

Under Lorne Bridge

It does sound a little weird to meet people under a bridge for a photo shoot, but it's actually a very beautiful location. It's also a great place to watch the sun set. 

Brant's Crossing

When I think of Brantford, this is the first location that comes to mind. This is one of the locations that I love at shooting all year round. 

Harmony Square

Once the sun sets downtown can be a great location for photos. I especially like Harmony Square because it is usually nicely lit, making it ideal for winter (as long as it's not too cold outside).

I hope this blog has helped you to in choosing a location for your next photo shoot. To check out the original location blog post click here.

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) Brantford brantford photographer photography http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/brantford-photo-shoot-locations-2015 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 01:29:52 GMT
Brant Studio Tour 2015 http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/brant-studio-tour-2015 Brant Studio Tour is a unique opportunity that connects the people of Brant with local artists by opening the doors to their studios. This was my first time participating in the tour, which included 16 locations in Brantford, St George, Burford and Paris. Unfortunately I wasn't able to make it to all 16, instead I had the privilege to see 3 locations in Brantford and 3 in Paris. 

The first stop was Arlene Laskey's studio on Palmerston Ave. 

Next up was Judy Dean Pottery in her studio on Grand River Ave. 

My final stop in Brantford was The Crawford Collective located in downtown Brantford, on King st. 

My first stop in Paris was Ralph Heather 's beautiful at home studio. 

Up next was Studio 50.

And my final stop was Holly O's colourful home studio.

Brant Studio Tours is a great way to see where local art is created, in this special behind the scenes look. More than anything this studio tour has sparked the want of having my own studio one day. 

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wonderful_ida@hotmail.com (Wonderful Ida) Brantford brant studio tours brantford photographer http://www.wonderfulida.ca/blog/2015/10/brant-studio-tour-2015 Mon, 05 Oct 2015 20:02:06 GMT