Engagement Session: Show Me The Love

Engagement Sessions: Show Me the Love First and foremost, you should have an engagement session done because it's fun. You get to pamper yourself and dress up and here's the best part ... you get to snuggle and kiss your best friend for a good hour or so. Engagement sessions also serve as prime bonding [...]
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Wedding Photography: Posing or Directing

Wedding PhotographyIS IT POSING OR DIRECTING? I have always taken pride in saying that I don't "pose" my brides. And it.s true. But I do direct. And there is a difference! To begin, I do not bring a shot list. I don't. I'll post an article about that at some point, but here's my thinking [...]

2nd Shooter (back up wedding photographer)

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY &WHY YOU NEED A 2ND SHOOTERIf you read any wedding magazine or wedding blog, they will always advise you to get a 2nd wedding photographer. Essentially, you'll have the main photographer, and a second shooter. A second shooter is an additional photographer who is there to cover the wedding as well. Here is [...]

Should you feed your wedding photographer?

SHOULD YOUFEED YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER? A wedding typically lasts 10 to 12 hours. If am photographing getting ready shots and am there all day, I'll try to eat a big breakfast before arriving there, but that only lasts so long. Often I am running around like crazy all day trying to cover the every detail [...]
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E Sessions: Coordinate Outfits

ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS :HOW TO COORDINATE OUTFITS Not sure what to wear to your engagement session? I'm here to help! You should bring one or two outfits to your session so I can get a variety of different looks for you. I suggest the following: BRING A ``DRESSY`` OUTFIT It’s not every day you get to [...]
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E Sessions: help prepare Fiance to cooperate

E SESSIONS & PREPARING YOUR FIANCE TO CO-OPERATEAre you stressing out about your upcoming engagement session? Not sure if your fiancé is going to enjoy it or want to participate? Check out these tips to prepare for the E Session and help get him to cooperate: Make it worth his while. Motivate him in whatever [...]
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Engagement Ideas

MAKE YOUR E SESSION SPECIALENGAGEMENT SESSION IDEASClothing – If you are super into sports, you can dress up in your favorite team’s jerseys or other team swag. If you’re having a vintage wedding, you can go along with that theme with your attire. If you like to dress up and go dancing, you can dress [...]
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Engagment Session Timing

ENGAGEMENT SESSIONSBE SURE TO TIME IT PERFECTLYWhen planning your engagement session, you want to get the timing just right and there are many factors to consider during this process. I'm here to help! Here’s a list of things you need to take into consideration when picking a session date: If you are going to display [...]
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Mike Elford Father Husband

MIKE ELFORD FATHER HUSBANDA little more insight into the personal life of The Windsor Wedding Photographer Mike Elford Growing up, I lived a normal life. A life of hockey and baseball. Riding my bike, and playing road hockey. In hockey I was played goal. I thrived on being depended on. I knew that if we [...]

About Mike

WHO IS MIKE ELFORD I've always felt my life was a television show. Somewhat like the Truman show, starring Jim Carrey, but in this case, I know I'm in this show. It's you all who have no idea the part your playing in it. It's a wonderful show, rather an incredible life. It's a go [...]
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CONTACT MIKE

Communicating with my wedding couples is a huge part of what I love so much about my business. I remain friends with many of my clients long after I’ve finished their wedding collection (and enjoy continuing to document their lives!). I want to be here for you in every way possible. I encourage you to ask questions, suggest ideas, and play a hands-on role in the planning process. The following is a list of ways to get ahold of me, so you always know you are always cared for.

Address:

3036 BRIMLEY DR
WINDSOR ONT.

N8R1M2
* by appointment only

Phone:

Phone:

(519) 990 7351

Hours:

Mon-Sat 9am – 11pm
Sun 11am – 5pm