Alixandra Gould Photography Blog
Real weddings, creative business advice, photography education.
Summer weddings don't get better than this.
Never feel awkward in front of the camera again.
Oh how beautiful this day was, even a thunderstorm couldn't stop it.
It's not all #laptopsonthebeach #blessed #ilovemyjob.
As a wedding photographer that is currently planning a wedding myself, I've become extra attune to what works and what doesn't leading up to, and on a wedding day.
When a couple creates a wedding day that is truly a reflection of who they are, beauty happens.
Creating an environment where your clients feel at ease in front of the camera is a vital ingredient when creating beautiful images. Here's how.
This wedding is industrial chic at it's very best. Not a single detail was missing, and every bit of love was in the air.
Your guide to making it through the busy season and keeping your zen at the same time.
Read this if you don't want to be "that guy (or girl)" at a wedding.
This lovely couple created a small, beautiful wedding. And they did it right.
Rethink all your assumptions about photography and light.
A beautiful couple's shared history - a stroll from where they met to where they ended up together.
Avoid crucial mistakes and start on the right track with these professional tips and tricks.
Everything aligned on this morning to create engagement session magic.
These people, and this day, are simply the loveliest.
With engagement session season right around the corner, here are a few quick tips to help you look and feel slammin'.
It always means a lot to be welcomed into the home of new parents during the first few days of their baby's life, but it's a little bit extra special when you know the couple.
It breaks my heart to see brides (and grooms) really struggle in the months leading up to their big day. It doesn't have to be this way.
When we're bombarded by tales of overnight success on a daily basis, it's no wonder the rest of us begin to feel inadequate and give up early on. "If they did it, why can't I?"
Weddings aren't just for summer anymore - even in Toronto.
When you're so concerned with making your clients happy day after day, you can forget to shoot for your own enjoyment.
Afraid to shoot in winter? These Yorkville engagement photos will convince you otherwise.
How to schedule your day so that you get everything done, without tearing your hair out.
Old, deeply ingrained traditions bump up against the hyper-modern bustle of some of the most complex cities in the world.
Any wedding that features a Scotch tasting, AC/DC t-shirts, musical surprises, and a Vera Wang gown is destined to be one for the ages.
My absolute favourite thing to do for an engagement session is incorporate the couple's life together into the imagery.
Bianca and Michael, thank you for letting me into your world for a day.
A little rain had no chance against these two.
Allison and Mike's love for life and love for each other filled my heart.