One of the great things about Canada is that we get four very distinct seasons, and each one highlights just how beautiful Canadian nature can be. I love fall for the gorgeous colours of the leaves. You can pick up a fall leaf and find green, red, orange, yellow, and brown all on one leaf. For Danielle and Michael's (oh and their adorable black lab's) fall engagement shoot, we headed to Albion Gardens Park to play with the leaves and take really fun pictures.
Finding enough leaves to play with was surprisingly challenging. The trees had already changed colours and provided a golden backdrop for the photo session, but they were refusing to let go and cover the ground. Albion Gardens Park did not disappoint, however. While searching for fallen leaves, we came across a field with gorgeous tall grass that loomed way above our heads. It was easy to get lost in the grass, the gorgeous shadows it cast, and the natural lines that helped create that outdoorsy feeling we were searching for.
When you plan for an outdoor shoot, it's important to keep in mind that Nature can sometimes throw curves balls in the way, but you just have to roll with them and make the most of it. Danielle and Michael brought an amazing attitude with them to the session, and it made it just that much more easy to think outside the box and get creative with the shots despite the lack of fallen leaves around the park. So as we emerged from the grass and saw a bridge ahead of us, I figured it would be a great time to practice my balancing skills and bring out my inner contortionist. With one arm way above my head holding onto my camera to get an overhead shot at just the right angle, and with the other arm clinging to the railing as I hung back from the bridge over a ravine, I muttered a silent prayer. To be honest though, I'm not sure if I was more nervous for myself or my camera, but one thing is for sure, I should invest in yoga or acrobatics classes...
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