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Montreal portrait & wedding photographer

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The official blog of Montreal portrait and wedding photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle. Explore her signature photojournalistic style and stay up to date on her latest wedding and portrait photography projects here.

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68 : International Women's Day 2019

This portrait photography blog post featuring a crew of inspiring women was compiled by Montreal portrait photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle of Life by Selena Photography. Thanks to all the women who participated by sending in their answers!

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63 : Chris and Kate

Chris grabs Kate's hand in that beautiful moment of hesitation before people get comfortable in front of my lens. Then Chris does a simple thing: he kisses Kate's nose. I'm talking about a totally obnoxious, nose-crushing kiss. And it's perfect, Kate loves it. Wedding photography by Montreal photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle.

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55 : Minimalist Wedding Photography

I have this wedding package I call the Heron. It’s last on the list of options I offer, and few people actually consider it. I’d like to take a moment to explain this long-legged bird, and give her a chance to take flight. Selena Phillips-Boyle is a Montreal portrait and wedding photographer.

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49 : Ian and Tracy

In my short time with Ian and Tracy, I saw a rare combination of support and autonomy between them. This was apparent in their vows as well which talk about their love that has evolved through a variety of changes. Later, their reception was full of authentic laughter and joy.

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38 : Heavy Ghost

I barely caught a glimpse of Kat at the back of the cafe before my glasses fogged up from the cold winter air. Americano and latte before us, we hunkered down for our first creative work session to map out the music video for her latest single Heavy Ghost.

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37 : Emma and Alex

The hotel room was a flurry of chaos--makeup, pink tulle, and floral hair arrangements were scattered around the room. A short 30 minutes later, the bride’s side of the wedding emerged impeccably dressed in pastels and luxurious furs. Emma and Alex’s wedding embodied this perfect combination of spontaneity and planning.

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36 : Wes Anderson Inspiration

Wes Anderson is known for his signature symmetrical compositions and square camera angles, his stoic characters, and his use of a restrained colour palette and warm light. It would be an understatement to say that I was excited to photograph Emma and Alex’s Wes Anderson inspired wedding.

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27 : Nutritionist Alina Islam

I caught up with Alina, a nutritionist, at the Saint Lawrence Market. We stopped by the market for the fruits and veggies she would use in our shoot. I couldn't resist capturing her as she walked through the market carefully selecting avocados and hiding behind pints of cherry tomatoes.

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4 : Cathy & Gianmarco

Cue the somewhat worn but never out-of-fashion beachside props: massive weeping willows, warm grains of sand, wild grasses swaying in the wind. 

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