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The Covered Bridge – Chad & Rebecca Wedding

In September, I photographed the wedding of Chad & Rebecca. It was at Deer Run Golf Course located just south east of Chatham, Ontario. As I had never been there before, I ventured out there to take part of the wedding rehersal, which was 2 weeks before the event. I was then able to drive […]

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The Canon Shot by Mike Elford | The Windsor Wedding Photographer

The Canon Blast

Kim & Joey asked me to join them as their wedding photographer in the Historic Town of Amherstburg Ontario. I love Amherstburg, I really do. And one the reasons is those darn Canon’s. The town has a ton of history, mostly related to the happenings during the war of 1812, which  centered in and around […]

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2016 Wedding Photography a Look Back

Some photographers prefer to look back at the past year upon the season’s end… but for me, I just want the break. It sounds terrible I’m sure, but bear with me for a moment. I photographed 23 weddings last year,  met with my 2017 and 2018 clients as needed, then went and photographed portrait sessions, and […]

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The First Look

The First Look, Is it really necessary?  Of Course it is!!   And here’s why… You Look Your Best You’ve just finished with the hair and makeup artists. It’s before the ceremony, the photos, and the party. You look absolutely stunning – possibly the most gorgeous you’ve ever looked in your life. This is your […]

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Thank You Notes!!

There is no better feeling than arriving home, and seeing that I received some love mail! So immediately I see its a small envelope, like an invite, or a thank you card etc… and I rush to open it, the excitement building.. “Who could it be from?” I thought. And then all I could do […]

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Full Wedding Image Gallery

When you google the term “Windsor Wedding Photographer” or “Windsor Wedding Photography”, you’ll see 10+ pages of S.E.R.P results.  And I’m sure you don’t have time to look through everyone’s site to see their work, or what they say….. because let’s be honest, they’ll all say they are great and capture great wedding images.

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Chris & Brenna Engagement Session

Yesterday I joined Chris and Brenna for a an hour or so, to capture their engagement session. Originally, I had met both when I was the wedding photographer for Gillian & Manuel (Chris’ Brother) And when they inquired about having me come and photograph their wedding day… I was estatic! All 4 of these folks […]

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What Would It Be Like

Something that was on my mind this morning, is how I answered the question “As a wedding photographer, how do you make your brides comfortable on their wedding day?”. And I paused for a moment before answering…thinking about all the times I came busting into the room making a scene and just generally causing a […]

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Natual Light Photographer

Sunday I took part in the Satin & Savvy Wedding Show, where “expert”vendor’s were given the chance to instruct or coach the registered bride and grooms on how to or what to look for when booking that given vendor. So as the show’s Wedding Photographer, I was to give advice on what to look for […]

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Satin & Savvy Wedding Show

On Sunday Feb 12, I took part in the Satin & Savvy Wedding Show, an event to instruct brides (and grooms) about the ins and outs of the wedding industry. Things to pay attention to, the proper questions to ask etc. All with the intention of making the wedding planning process go more smoothly and […]

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2017 Wedding Photography Promo

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About Mike Family Man

Where do I start? I’m 41, married (Stacie) for 13 years, and together we have three crazy… I mean wonderful children. Samantha (15) Steven (11) and Addison (9).  Life is pretty amazing seeing all how far each of us have come, and as parents, it’s pretty cool seeing characteristics of both Stacie and I in […]

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About Mike | Wedding Photographer

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Welcome to my 2017 Wedding Photography Season

Hey folks, Thanks for tuning in. 2017 promises to be an amazing year, maybe even better than 2016, that just passed, which is hard to believe as 2016 was such an incredible success for me as a Wedding Photographer, but also as Santa Claus, and of course for me as a man, husband, father etc. […]

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Mike Elford | The Windsor Wedding Photographer

I began my life in photography back when my oldest daughter (Samantha) I was a typical proud dad, and wanted to document everything she did. Of course that also meant bringing the camera -an HP Point and Shoot 4.0 megapixel- everywhere I went. And I was able to gather some great images of my family […]

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