Hello I'm Charlie! My husband Michael and I are wedding and engagement photographers based in Ottawa, Canada, traveling worldwide.
Although we love pretty weddings, we believe in great marriages. We believe in true love that lasts a lifetime and marriages that go the distance.
Romantic Belvedere Elopement on a Warm Winter Day The average temperature in Wakefield, Quebec in February is usually around -20C, but it was surprisingly warm for Jacquie and Owen’s Styled Elopement at Le Belvedere on the mountaintop surrounded by forests. We were hoping for a nice snowy day, but instead it was pouring down with […]
How to Avoid 5 Things Many Brides Regret not Having for their Wedding 1 – DAY OFF COORDINATOR If you have already planned your full wedding day a year before your wedding, you are probably not thinking about hiring a wedding planner. As a bride, I had a really specific vision for our wedding day […]
Jas and Harmit’s surprise Rideau Canal proposal was one of my favourite moment as a photographer. I loved everything about the time we had together and the images are some of my favourite. I love skating photography sessions and I am sure it has something to do with that. But there is something very special […]
I was so excited when I heard that a skating rink was being installed on Parliament Hill for Canada 150! I can’t think of a more Canadian thing to do than Skating on Parliament Hill. I was so happy when Lana and Anthony agreed to have an activity based photography session and skate on Parliament […]
After reading Make it Happen by Lara Casey in the fall, I wanted more of my 2018 goals. I wanted to explore what a life lived on purpose would look like and if I could define what these goals could look like for me. I loved the book and I recommend it to anyone. Lara’s […]
Gabrielle and David’s engagement at Experimental Farm in Ottawa was my favourite to date! It was a PERFECT day. The temperature was lovely, the light was amazing and it was so nice spending the evening with two great friends. I met David a few years ago and was then introduced to Gaby over dinner with friends. […]
The blog and website are finally fully transitioned to the Barnett Company! Yay! This transition had been long time coming. Michel and I have been talking about it for about a year, brain storming a new name for our new company and talking about website design and technical details. It was pretty hard coming out […]
Christina and Dominic had a Mackenzie King Estate engagement session because the ruins would work nicely with their Harry Potter themed wedding. We were so lucky to get gorgeous and warm fall weather for their engagement session. Christina and Dominic met in University when they were both in sorority and fraternity. They wanted to have some […]
Courtney and Matthew’s fall Cumberland Heritage Museum wedding was so much fun! Courtney spent the day laughing and having the time of her life. Courtney’s engagement ring was the prettiest engagement ring I have ever seen. Her engagement ring had been designed by Matthew and was a large oval diamond rose gold ring with many […]
This historic Billings Estate wedding was a beautiful celebration. Jenna and Mark were meant for each other. After meeting in Ottawa, they realized that both of their family had cottages close to each other at the Sand Banks. They now spend all their free time at the cottage with their dog Bria (who also came […]