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Hi there and welcome! I'm Brittany, a wedding & branding photographer based out of Ottawa, Ontario and I absolutely adore photographing joyful couples that are in love! I hope you grab your drink of choice, cozy up on the couch, and enjoy browsing through my latest work, learning from my latest tips and getting a little peek into my personal life. 

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I document real moments & genuine laughter for couples that are joyful, laid back, & in love and help creative business owners have images that truly reflects them and their personal brand!

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Ottawa Cherry Blossom Maternity Portraits | REBECCA & PRANNAY

When spring hits in Ottawa, the cherry blossom and magnolia trees start to bloom. Timing of these stunning blooms is all dependant on weather so they can bloom anytime from late April to early May. With how chilly our spring was this year, they just started to bloom a few days before this beautiful session. […]

May 16, 2022

Ottawa cherry blossom maternity session at the dominion arboretum photographed by ottawa wedding photographer, brittany navin photography

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Basics of Photographing in Manual Mode

The three main things you need to be aware of when switching from using auto mode to photographing in manual mode are Aperture, ISO, and Shutter Speed. All of these serve different purposes and work together to ensure your images are exposed correctly. Below I will break down each of them individually to explain what […]

May 11, 2022

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Downtown Almonte Engagement | MELISSA & JAKE

If you’ve never walked the main street of Almonte, you NEED to. It is just the cutest town and currently the town I live in! I was SO excited when Melissa and Jake decided to have their engagement session in Downtown Almonte! Melissa was actually a bridesmaid in one of the 2021 weddings I photographed […]

March 21, 2022

couple smiling and hugging at Downtown Almonte Engagement Session photographed by Brittany Navin Photography

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3 Ways to Ensure Your Clients are Comfortable In Front of the Camera

It’s super common for people to feel awkward or uncomfortable in front of the camera! As a professional photographer, it is our job to help them feel more comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera. Doing so, will make their experience much more pleasant and allows for much more natural looking images! Set Expectations […]

March 15, 2022

3 ways to ensure clients are comfortable in front of the camera by Brittany Navin Photography an Ottawa Wedding Photographer

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Process of Ordering Your Wedding Album With Brittany Navin Photography

You’ve made the decision to invest in an heirloom album to beautifully hold your favourite images from your wedding day. But what does the process of ordering your wedding album with me look like? Below I outline the exact steps we take together in designing the album of your dreams! Before your wedding I’ll send […]

March 8, 2022

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3 Website Updates Every Photographer Should do Annually

Whether your future clients find you through referrals, social media, or google, they are all very likely to end up on your website at some point before reaching out to you. So, it’s important to ensure you make these website updates as a photographer at-least once a year! Portfolio Updates You for sure need to […]

March 1, 2022

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3 Things ALL Wedding Photographers NEED on Their Website

There are many things that every wedding photographer should have on their website but there are three different things that all photographers NEED on their website. These key things should be on the very first page that a client sees when they open up your website. When you hear what they are, you are going […]

February 22, 2022

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Why YOU Should Invest in an Heirloom Wedding Album

After the big day is over, you will leave your reception with a spouse & your pictures…. that’s it! All of that planning and preparation is over in a matter of hours! So if you’re choosing to invest in high quality photography, those images deserve a classy, elegant home after the wedding. Below are three […]

February 15, 2022

Why you should invest in an heirloom wedding album. Album company is Dekora Album. Photographer is Brittany Navin Photography.

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5 Lift Poses to Try at your Next Engagement Session

I am obsessed with incorporating lift poses into my engagement sessions! I find them so fun and they often end up in a ton of laughter! Of course, this is case by case, and if one of the couples has prior injuries or if it just wouldn’t work for the specific couple we won’t attempt […]

February 8, 2022

girl on guys shoulders during engagement session demonstrating lift poses that can be done photographed by Brittany Navin Photography

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Grooms Details Checklist

Often, the grooms details get overlooked but all the little pieces that are a part of their wedding day attire help tell the story too! We love when we have time in the morning to take the groom’s detail photos as well. Below are all the items that we typically ask for: Cuff links Tie/Bow […]

February 1, 2022

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