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Welcome to my world of wedding storytelling, where true art begins with a real connection.

Please take a look at my collections, silly, funny, emotional. I have covered more than 250 weddings and seen love, smiles, tears and still waiting to see more and capture more inspiring love stories, and these single beautiful moments.

Wedding day is one of the most important days of our life and I strive to capture beautiful wedding photos for you and your loved ones.

I am in love with my work - with wedding photography.

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Preparation and wedding photography timeline.

Wedding Party

Wedding Ceremony

There are so many beautiful moments prior to the wedding. Whether I shoot Toronto wedding preparation at the modern hotel room or a cozy apartment I always aim to capture unforgettable moments. No matter how big or small the bridal party is, we can always create fun and memorable wedding pictures. I cover small intimate wedding ceremonies and the big ones. Most wedding ceremonies are at churches, some are outdoors, at hotels or banquet halls.

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Engagement

Wedding Couples

Wedding Details

It is very important to meet your wedding photographer and an engagement session is a great chance to get to know and understand each others. My style of wedding photography involves creating crisp, clean images. I always help my couples in front of my camera to feel relaxed and comfortable. I know how hard you work on every detail on your wedding and I won't miss any of it.

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Hamilton / Burlington / Mississauga / Oakville - Wedding Photographer Alexandra Jakubowska

My passion, hobby and at the same time full-time job is wedding photography. The goal of my work is to capture the atmosphere of one of the most beautiful moments of your lives. I show all the love, happiness that fill this day so that even years later you will be able to really feel and relive it. Capturing real emotions requires skill and individual approach towards every couple. I believe that my portfolio is the best proof of the quality of my work as a wedding photographer. Take a few minutes to browse through my website and contact me in case of any questions.

I mainly work in the Greater Toronto Area (including Mississauga, Oakville, Toronto, Hamilton, Mississauga, Burlington and other) and have my cozy home studio for kids and newborn photography sessions in Oakville, but I am willing to travel to other locations as well.


If you have questions about my Toronto Wedding Photography, please feel free to contact me anytime. If you're in the Hamilton area, please come say "Hello!"


When a feeling is real – you know it. When a picture is real – you feel it.



Latest Blog Entries - Wedding photography - Hamilton / Burlington / Mississauga / Oakville


Please take a look at my latest blog entries that cover wedding photos from Toronto, Mississauga, Oakvile and other places within the GTA.
There's also some lovely engagement sessions from Webster Falls, Rattlesnake Point and photo sessions from other places around Oakville, Burlingon and Hamilton.

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Winter Toronto engagement session

Wedding Photography at Old Mill Toronto

Toronto Wedding at the Rosewater Restaurant


WEDDING RESOURCES & ADVICE FOR WEDDING


TIPS AND ADVICE FOR YOUR TORONTO / HAMILTON / BURLINGTON / MISSISSAUGA / OAKVILLE WEDDING DAY

I know how difficult it is to plan your wedding. To help, here are some resources and guides to help you through the process. As wedding professional with years of experience, I've seen it all! I'm here to help you through the process. Whether you're looking for the best vendors or needing help with your timeline, I hope we can help in any way possible.

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ENGAGEMENT LOCATIONS

IDEAL WEDDING PHOTO TIMELINE

HAMILTON WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

Here are my favorite greater Toronto area engagement locations featuring Toronto, Hamilton, Burlington, and Oakville. With the diversity of the cultural aspects of our weddings, it’s difficult to plan and allocate an exact wedding photography timeline template. However, there are ideal time frames you should consider when planning your day.
As you are probably aware, your wedding day will be one of the most important days of your life. But, in order to make this day perfect, you will have to take a few things into consideration. One of these things is hiring the best wedding photographer.

We’re so lucky to have so many beautiful portrait and wedding photography venues throughout Mississauga, Oakville, Hamilton and Toronto. Many of these are accessible free of charge, others require a permit depending on the session involved. Each has their own special identity, and plenty of space to make them unique to you and your family. For a wedding photographer Toronto is a perfect place to capture couples in love.





Places in Mississauga

Places in Oakville

Places in Toronto

Erindale Park, Mississauga
A perfect spot for runners, skiers, cyclists as well as for a romantic picnic and – wedding photography. It is the largest park of the city with a number of ideal places to take that perfect shot.


Holcim Estate, Mississauga
The mansion is located in a charming place right on the bank of Lake Ontario. As it combines unique atmosphere, classic style and comfort it has lately become one of the most popular places for wedding photography sessions and other events.

Leslie Log House, Mississauga
An original spot in the city, built originally in 1826 by famous Robert Leslie. It was rebuilt and opened to visitors in 2011. The log house has a special, rural atmosphere about itself – ideal for unique sessions.




Riverwood, Mississauga
For those who enjoy contact with nature and would like to organize the wedding photography session in a beautiful garden, there probably isn’t a better place in the whole city. Riverwood stretches over 60 hectares and contains an amazing variety of plants and animals.

Otello's Banquet & Convention Centre, Oakville
Beautiful interiors for stylish events, created by professionals who minimize the stress connected with planning and organizing as well as personalize the space according to your wishes.

Oakville Conference Centre
Every event approached individually, adjustable space and beautiful interiors make it one of the most versatile choices for every couple looking for a perfect place.



Erchless Estate, Oakville
Enchanting place where the most beautiful wedding photography sessions take place. The estate surprises with its rock garden and fantastic view of the Oakville Harbour.





Gairloch Gardens, Oakville
Stunningly beautiful every time of year, but simply breathtaking when the rose gardens blossom.

Casa Loma, Toronto
Ever dreamed of getting married in a castle? Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival house of a fairytale nature. Beautiful architecture, oak, hand-crafted ceilings, amazing greenery and other spots which can be used during your wedding photography session.

Toronto Botanical Gardens
One of favorite places of every wedding photographer in the city. With a little bit of creativity taking fantastic pictures is granted. If you love bright colors, nature and flowery scenery, the Botanical Gardens is the choice for you.

Distillery District, Toronto
For industrial-style wedding photography there is no better place in the city. 13 acres of skillfully restored, vibrant space, which attracts a blend of culture, music, pure fun and relaxation in more intimate atmosphere. All year round, in the morning, evening or during the night, the place vibrates with positive energy.

Todmorden Mills, Toronto
A place where tradition and nature come together to form an amazing atmosphere. It is perfect for special events taking place in the Papermill Theatre, the Brewery Gallery and other homes. You can be sure that the pictures taken here will be unique.

Places in Burlington

Places in Hamilton

 

Royal Botanical Gardens Burlington
A great place to loose yourself in the beauty of the greenery that surrounds Burlington. Great trails, well maintained and great exhibits throughout the year.

Paletta Mansion Burlington
A superb location for major events such as weddings, private parties, fund raising ventures etc. Also, tourists like to visit the beautiful grounds during the Summer/Fall period.

Dundrum Castle Hamilton
Excellent chance to look round the ruins of a wonderful old castle with a commanding view of Dundrum Bay and learn more about the history of Ireland.

Tews Fall Hamilton / Dundas
Towering over 60ft feet the cascade of the waterfalls will mesmerize you. Surrounded by beautiful trees and lots of singing birds it's a hikers paradise. Lots of opportunities to take spectacular pictures.

Webster Falls Hamilton / Dundas
Absolutely beautiful washboard waterfalls worth visiting. Beautiful in all seasons and easy to access.

Wedding photographer Hamilton: What to expect

Hamilton is definitely one of the best places for taking wedding photos in the Greater Toronto Area. I’ve been taking photos for a few couples in this area and I can freely say that I have become a reliable wedding photographer Hamilton option. I’ve been traveling to this area privately for a few times too. There’s no doubt that this area was blessed with magnificent nature and there are a few manmade things that can serve as perfect spots for shooting wedding photos.

First of all, I would like to mention Ridge Road. This beautiful trail is situated in Stoney Creek community and it provides multiple accesses to visitors. This is a mountain road with a big light-up cross on top. You can also get some beautiful photos if you go to the towering waterfall. So, if you are into pure natural wedding photos in Hamilton, you must take Ridge Road into account.

Another great place that I’ve been working at as a Hamilton wedding photographer is Bayfront Park. This park has some really beautiful trees (different kinds of trees), attractive water area and boats. We can take some excellent photos at the piers and on the trail. For the more adventurous couples, we can take shots on the Waterfront Trail too. This area has a few restaurants and ice cream parlors where couples can take a break on a hot summer day.

I should also mention the Royal Botanical Gardens. Actually, this place is based in Burlington, but there are natural areas that belong to Hamilton too. This is one of the most popular attractions between Toronto and Niagara Falls. This place is known for the many different plants and flowers and I am sure that we can come up with some memorable wedding photos there. On top of that, this photo shooting will be enjoyable and free of stress. All these plants and flowers will make you unwind and relax which is exactly what you need on your wedding day.

If you don’t have time to wander around or you are more into urban photography, it’s a smart move to go to Downtown Hamilton. Another positive thing about this area is that you can find multiple interesting locations. The best wedding photos are taken in front of old, historic buildings and walls covered in graffiti. It all depends on your personal preferences.

You don’t need a permit to enter and take photos in Hess Village and this area is rich in great architecture and many bars. This means that you will get an opportunity to take both indoor and outdoor wedding photos.

Keep in mind that these are only some of the places where you can get excellent wedding photography in Hamilton. With a wedding photographer Hamilton option like me, you can rest assured that you will get the best possible photos. Feel free to contact me at any time in order to discuss the location options you have in Hamilton.

The best places that a Mississauga wedding photographer can use

Your wedding day should be one of the most beautiful celebrations you had in your life. You and your partner should enjoy this day to the maximum. In order to do this, you must ensure that everything is well-planned and prepared. For instance, if you are planning a wedding in Mississauga, you have to book your Mississauga wedding photographer in advance. That’s why I recommend my clients to make a deal with me at least a month in advance. But, even if you have hired a Mississauga wedding photographer, you still have to choose the places in Mississauga where you want to make wedding photos before the wedding begins. These are special photos of you and your partner and if you are like most couples then you will probably frame these shots.

One of the best places where your Mississauga photographer can take photos is Richard’s, Memorial Park. Situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the city, this waterfront park has many interesting areas where you can take shots. The park has many lively trees, a small beach, and a few picnic areas. Keep in mind that you can find some swans in the water which would be perfect for your wedding photo.

The next spot that you may use for this purpose is Queen Elizabeth Jubilee II Garden. This special garden is situated at City Hall. It’s easy to access it and provides a perfect mixture of urban and natural elements. If your wedding venue is in the city, you won’t have to travel a lot to get to this place. As a matter of fact, many couples are using the gardens to host a wedding party. If you have time, you can include some other parts of City Hall in your wedding photos.

Next stop – Benares Historic House. As we all know, the weather in Mississauga can be unpredictable. It doesn’t take much time before a sunny day is turned into a rainy day. That’s why we recommend Benares Historic House because this place looks great both inside and outside. If the weather is bad, you can go inside and take photos that will show the rustic elements of this house.

Another great place for taking wedding photos in Mississauga is Port Credit. It’s not just Lake Ontario that makes this place special. This is a very diverse place where you can take different kinds of photos. Don’t be afraid to walk a little bit to find the perfect places to take photos. Of course, your wedding photographer should help you find these ideal spots.

The best Mississauga wedding photographers will definitely make your wedding more memorable and exciting. They will take photos at the wedding venue, but you can also take photos before the wedding starts in some of the most beautiful parts of the city.

If you need an experienced Mississauga wedding photographer, don’t hesitate to call me at any time – I’ll be glad to help you.

Burlington Wedding Photography

Are you getting married in the Greater Toronto Area or Burlington to be more precise? If the answer is yes, I can only say that this is a great decision because Burlington has many interesting wedding venues and places where the newlyweds can take photos. But, if you want to make this wedding more memorable, you have to hire the right Burlington wedding photographer. I will be glad to help you with that because I have visited Burlington multiple times. With my help, you can select the style of photography you like. Besides the photos taken at the actual wedding venue, it would be great to take some photos of some of the most beautiful places in Burlington.

In order to save you some time and energy, I have decided to create a short list of places where you can get the best Burlington wedding photography.

First of all, you can check the Royal Botanical Gardens. This is one of the favorite places for couples who want to take wedding photos. According to some sources, this is one of the largest botanical gardens in North America. In case you are a fan of nature and outdoor activities and you want to take a trip to the wilderness, you can check Bronte Creek Provincial Park where you will find many different plants and even some animals too. Burlington is an excellent location for those who love nature trails and hiking paths too. A wedding photo session like this can be quite refreshing before the big moment comes.

If you have decided to hold your wedding in the summer period, you can use this opportunity to go to a place where some special seasonal events take place like the Artists Walk in Village Square. Although it’s not typical for couples to take wedding photos in the downtown area, the Waterfront is the ideal place for taking photos especially if you are not very shy.

Those of you who want something special can check the magnetic hills situated north of Bayview Park. This is a truly unique piece of nature. Another place that is out of the ordinary on this list is the abandoned wire industrial steel plant. If you are into city/urban photography that’s completely unusual this is the right place for you. With the best wedding photographer, I am quite sure that you will get the photos that you have always wanted.

Have you ever visited LaSalle Park? This is a very interesting Lakefront hub with a wading pool where you can take high-quality photos. It’s wise to go there when the sunset comes because the lake looks great and you can make some amazing photos.

As you can see, Burlington wedding photography can be spectacular because this place has been blessed with some special spots for taking photos. Of course, if you want to get the best results from your wedding photo session, you should hire a professional wedding photographer. I’ll be glad to help you with that!




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