When Andrea and Marc started talking about locations for our engagement session we wanted to keep away from the common locations that are generally used for engagements and wedding portraits. Don Valley Brickworks, Distillery District, Harbourfront, Centre Island, Queen and Dundas, etc… you get the idea. I told them to give me a few days to scout out a few locations and I would get back to them.

While roaming around one Sunday afternoon, Mary and I stumbled across this abandoned barn in Scarborough. It looked really interesting and I thought it would be a really awesome location for an engagement shoot. I got a few photos and sent them to Andrea to see what she thought. Her first response was “I don’t want to be in the Blair Witch Project” which I thought was extremely funny and knew at that moment we were going to have a blast!

Here are a few of my favourites from this shoot:

toronto engagement photographer - ryan chan

black and white bride and groom engagement

journalistic toronto engagement

couple on rustic couch

couple in tree at park

bride outdoor portrait


couple in doorway

creative silhouette of bride and groom

PS. Someone made a special appearance which I will follow up with in my next post 🙂 Stay tuned!

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  1. Sam reply

    Nice work Ryan, perfect light and a great lookin couple to boot. I really like 3, 5 and the last shot!

  2. Lauren reply

    Amazing pictures… LOVE them 🙂

  3. Jennifer Ginevra reply

    You never cease to friken amaze me Mr.Chan! It makes me wanna get married all over again! Not to mention, my cousins are quit photogenic, cant’t wait to see what’s in store for the wedding! P.S We’re in town for Christmas so we HAVE to hook up!

  4. Matt reply

    I love the positioning of your subjects. In an industry where there are so many photographers that are all similar, you’ve done a great job standing out.

  5. Jonas Müller reply

    these are amazing, especially the first one 🙂

  6. Dan Granner reply

    These are awesome! Where is this place???

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