How to choose a wedding gown: case for a ballgown

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Roseanne Murray, La Fleur Edits When the time comes to choose a wedding gown there are endless options. From fits and silhouettes to fabrics, colors, and patterns; the bridal fashion industry has evolved far past the solo option of the traditional bridal ballgown. However, there are still brides who desire to choose a classic gown, […]

Pantone’s Very Peri: A wedding guide

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Introducing Pantone’s Very-Peri Roseanne Murray, La Fleur Edits Each year Pantone releases their ‘Color of The Year’, and for 2022 they have revealed Very-Peri.  It’s a playful lilac purple and it’s the perfect addition to Spring and Summer weddings. There are so many ways to creatively incorporate colours into your wedding day, from flowers, bridesmaid […]

Lis Simon Bridal Gown

bride at sunset wearing lace gown by Lis Simon captured by Tara Whittaker Photography

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As a wedding photographer, I see A LOT of different gowns.  When I first meet my brides, I try to imagine what their dress will be like.  Will it be sophisticated and traditional or dreamy and bohemian?  When I photographed my first Lis Simon bridal gown, I was completely smitten.  The best part is that […]

Pink bridal bouquet ideas

bride and groom overlooking Moraine Lake captured by Tara Whittaker Photography

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When I hear the words pink bridal bouquet ideas, I can’t help but think of the movie Steel Magnolias.  You know the quote, “my colors are blush and bashful. I have chosen two shades of pink, one is much deeper than the other.” Don’t hate me but pink is not my favourite colour.  It wasn’t […]

Fall wedding ideas in 2020

bride and groom pose after their Alberta wedding captured by Tara Whittaker Photography

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My name is Tara Whittaker and I’m a Pinterest addict.  Has anyone else found Pinterest to be a spellbinding getaway from our current reality?  I’ve been searching for everything from inspiration for my shady backyard to fresh summer salads to fall wedding ideas in 2020.  What wedding trends have you been seeing and loving? I teamed […]

Barrier Lake photoshoot: Janie & Oscar

Couple embrance on the shore of Barrier Lake captured by Tara Whittaker Photography

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While this summer has definitely thrown us a few curveballs, it’s also been a summer of love.  Take these two sweethearts for example.  Their Barrier Lake photoshoot was equal parts romance and adventure.     Why choose a Barrier Lake photoshoot There’s a lot to love about Barrier Lake when choosing a photoshoot location.  Whether you’re […]


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