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.
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 […]
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 […]
Hangzhou China Trip I have waited too long to blog my latest trip! I have been back since September, but I have struggled to write this blog story. My brother is currently visiting Japan, so I thought I should make an effort and post some of the photos from my trip. I visited Hangzhou, for […]
So today is the blog’s first anniversary & my birthday! I will be celebrating by trying Stand Up Paddleboard for the first time at the lake, and eating the best Mexican food in town at Aurora! It is also a great time to think back and make a couple of blogging goals from next year. […]
The summer is my favourite time of year so I thought I would share a few things I’m doing this summer that I am absolutely excited about! 1- I’m going to China at the end of August! I can’t wait! So this photo of me in Turkey last November for my second trip to Asia […]
Since Michael and I met in England, we tried to build some British tradition into our wedding day. After attending over a hundred of weddings in England, I knew that one of the traditions I wanted for my wedding day was to keep the top tier of my wedding cake to eat on our first […]
Today is our first anniversary! I can’t believe that we only have been husband and wife of a year! In the last year, so much has happened! We were faced with many challenges that forced us to work as a team to overcome obstacles. The biggest challenge for me was the unraveling of two marriages […]
With Easter long weekend starting tonight, I thought it would be the perfect time to share the secrets behind the best carrot cake ever! It is my go to cake, because it is so delicious that even my husband who hates cake, loves it!! The cake recipe comes from Carrie Sellman’s blog thecakeblog.com and is […]
I can’t believe I just came back from a great trip to China and Hong Kong! It was great to cross something from my list and exploring wonderful new places! But above all, it was great to visit my awesome niece and nephew! The more they grow up, the more brilliant they become and it […]
1- I used to be a high school teacher. I thought high school math in an all girl school. It was a great experience and though me leadership, teaching and public speaking skills. It was great to help young minds develop their critical thinking. 2- I took a year of Mandarin courses in college. But […]