Roman Hidalgo Photography: Blog https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog en-us (C) Roman Hidalgo Photography photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:48:00 GMT Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:48:00 GMT https://www.romanhidalgo.com/img/s/v-5/u43896731-o650404643-50.jpg Roman Hidalgo Photography: Blog https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog 120 120 Dr. Carlen | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2016/3/drcarlen2016

It's been a couple of years since I shot with Carlen, Sexologist & Relationship Expert and friend. She contacted me to get some new shots for her upcoming e-book! It's always a fun time when we get together to shoot. We rocked out to Rihanna & Britney and the girl really knows how to give face! Haha For more information about Dr. Carlen, check out her website www.drcarlen.com or follow her on social media.

 

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Christmas Mini Sessions 2015 - Book Now! https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/10/xmasminisessions2015

They're back!!! I've released time slots for Saturday/Sunday November 14/15th and will be held at 358 Northbrae Drive in London. Sessions are available on a first come, first serve basis. You won’t find a deal like this anywhere else! 
 
To book your session, please visit the following link:
https://roman-hidalgo-photography.bookmycity.com
 
TIP: When you book through bookmycity, you do not have to register. You can if you want to use for future bookings but you don’t have to.
 
What's included in a Mini Session?
 
15 minute in home studio setup with Christmas themed backdrop/props (photo below of backdrop this year)
10-15 digital images with printing rights
Online gallery with ability to download high resolution images; ready to print and share with friends and family
•iOS & Android App

 
Extras:

A high-speed reusable USB stick for $25 - includes digital images for printing (high resolution) + social media versions (low resolution - easy uploading)
 
Note: This fee is for up to 3 kids at once ($10 per additional). Pets are welcomed. 

 Acceptable methods of payment: Cash, cheque, money order, E-Mail Money Transfer, PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover. Credit Card payments additional $2.50 charge (Through Square)

 

 

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) christmas holiday mini sessions minisessions portraits winter https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/10/xmasminisessions2015 Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:07:41 GMT
Ahopelto Wedding | Forest Motel and Retreat | Stratford, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/9/ahopelto-wedding-2015

Kasper & Josey had a beautiful summer wedding at the Forest Motel & Retreat in Stratford, Ontario. The groom was almost unrecognizable with his newish slick hairdo! (Revisit their winter engagement session in which Kasper had long dreads) We had lots of fun with the couple and their wedding party, who were really into "peeking" and Dylan Mckay (Luke Perry), as you will notice in the pictures! I also really enjoyed one of the bridesmaid's rendition of the Super Mario's theme song on the accordion, while the couple signed their marriage certificate. A special thanks to Steph from Behind The Scenes Photography for being my second shooter.

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) dylan mckay portrait stratford summer wedding https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/9/ahopelto-wedding-2015 Mon, 07 Sep 2015 22:19:16 GMT
#GirlsWithHorses | Pine Grove | Thames Centre, On https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/8/girlsonhorses

I recently had the pleasure of tagging along with my friend Michelle and her two friends Alyssa & Jaye to shoot some horses for the very first time! Apparently there are a few rules for Equestrian photography, which I already forgot lol. Hopefully Jaye will forgive me! Horses are such beautiful animals, it was a joy to shoot them...oh and the girls were beautiful too! 

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) Equestrian GirlsWithHorses Horses Portrait https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/8/girlsonhorses Fri, 14 Aug 2015 23:08:30 GMT
Cormack Wedding | Blue Water, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/8/cormack-wedding-blue-water-ontario

Michal & Sariah got married on August 1st in what looks like it could be a destination wedding in Mexico or Dominican Republic. It was actually in Blue Water, Ontario in the backyard of a beautiful lake-front cottage. The view of Lake Huron was amazing but we did end up getting some rain. It didn't ruin their magical day and as the evening went on, there was a beautiful sunset, a release of paper lanterns (only a few survived the flight) & even fireworks!

An amazing end to wonderful wedding day!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) Bluewater Portrait Summer Wedding https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/8/cormack-wedding-blue-water-ontario Tue, 11 Aug 2015 23:37:15 GMT
Tang Wedding | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/8/tangwedding2015blog University sweethearts Zhe & Melody got married at the end of July. Their ceremony was at St. Peter's Basilica. After the ceremony we travelled to Springbank Civic Garden Complex for some pictures and then to The Best Western Lamplighter Inn for the reception. The reception was full of laughs, happy tears, games and lots of dancing! A great celebration of Zhe & Melody's love for each other! Thanks to Steph from Behind The Scenes Photography for assisting!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) Best Western Lamplighter Inn St. Peter's Basilica civic garden complex london portraits springbank wedding https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/8/tangwedding2015blog Tue, 11 Aug 2015 22:54:30 GMT
Abdellatif Wedding | Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/6/abdellatif-wedding-ivey-spencer-leadership-centre-london-ontario

Zack and Clare were married a couple of weeks ago at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre and I was honoured to photograph them on their big day! The groomsmen wanted to stand out, as you can see with their coloured socks! Zack had a really hard time doing up his tie. He must have re-done it 3 or 4 time. He should have taken a cue from the bride Clare, who like lots of brides, are into Pinterest for DIYs! She found some fun ideas for pictures including moustaches and lips, which they later saved for the photo booth. I hope they had a good honeymoon in Greece and can relive their day with their pictures!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) Centre Ivey Leadership London Portrait Spencer Summer Wedding https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/6/abdellatif-wedding-ivey-spencer-leadership-centre-london-ontario Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:54:21 GMT
Butler Wedding | Woodstock, Ontario | Craigowen Golf & Country Club https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/6/butler-wedding-woodstock-ontario-craigowen-golf-country-club

Katie & Jason got hitched at the beautiful Craigowen Golf and Country Club. I first arrived at Katie's parent's farm to take some getting ready photos of the bride and bridemaids. After a few minutes, it started pouring rain. it would stop momentarily so we would sneak in and out for photos. If you notice in some pictures below, the bridesmaids got creative and even made garbage bag dress covers! lol The rain did stop once we got to Craigowen, but it was still wet and humid,   so a big thank you to the wedding party for putting up with the weather!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) Chic Country Craigowen Portrait Wedding Woodstock https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/6/butler-wedding-woodstock-ontario-craigowen-golf-country-club Mon, 15 Jun 2015 23:47:17 GMT
Ramos Family Shoot | Orlando, Florida https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/4/ramos-family-shoot-orlando-florida

This past March I was in Florida visiting my sister Brenda. We were all excited to be welcoming the newest addition to the family, my nephew Alexander Keith aka Xander. Little did my sister know, here in Canada there's a beer named Alexander Keith LOL. I was so happy to have the opportunity to shoot some family photos for them since we haven't gotten together since we were in Marco Island 2 summers ago. My mom was also visiting, so of course I took shots of her and her grand children! Can't wait to see them again!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) family orlando portraits spring https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/4/ramos-family-shoot-orlando-florida Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:15:40 GMT
Josey & Kasper Engagement Session | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/3/josey-kasper-engagement-session-london-ontario

I'm so glad the snow is melting away but happy we were able to capture Josey & Kasper's snowy engagement shoot! Kasper wanted to make sure we did the engagement shoot while he still had his dreads because he was cutting them off (after EIGHT years) as part of their Stag & Doe. Josey & Kasper were such great sports and braved the cold!! They got right into it as you will see in some pictures. Thanks to Steph from Behind The Scenes Photography for being a second shooter! Oh.. and the guy who let us borrow his fur hat for some photos lol

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) engagement london love snow wedding winter winter wonderland https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/3/josey-kasper-engagement-session-london-ontario Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:22:28 GMT
Mason Newborn Shoot | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/3/mason-newborn

Two years ago, I had the pleasure of shooting Bentley's newborn photos. Recently, I got the chance to shoot his little brother Mason. Mason was 9 days old at the time of the photoshoot. We even had a chance to re-create Bentley's "bucket photo" for his brother!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) family newborn portraits https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/3/mason-newborn Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:33:35 GMT
Julie & Jason Engagement Shoot | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/julie-jason-engagement-shoot-london-ontario

February is the month of LOVE and a perfect opportunity to shoot in the beauty of the Canadian winter! I had the pleasure of meeting 2016 Bride + Groom; Julie + Jason. I was invited by Steph from Behind The Scenes Photography to assist in the engagement shoot and their future wedding. It was the perfect day for the shoot, not too cold! I did end up soaking my pants/socks/shoes but it was totally worth it as we got some great shots. Here are some of my shots!

 

 

 

 

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) engagement london love snow wedding winter winter wonderland https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/julie-jason-engagement-shoot-london-ontario Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:35:35 GMT
Violet Newborn Shoot | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/violet-newborn-shoot-london-ontario

I had the pleasure of shooting thirteen day old winter baby Violet not too long ago, as her parents received this photography session as a shower gift. She was such a pleasure to work with and slept most of the time, letting us do our thing. We were able to incorporate many of the gifts given to Violet into the shoot. I'm happy the family will have these pictures to treasure for a lifetime!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) baby newborn portraits https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/violet-newborn-shoot-london-ontario Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:35:27 GMT
Charlotte Cake Smash | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/charlottecakesmash2015

Miss Charlotte was all smiles when we started the shoot but little did we know she did not like cake! lol Once the cake came out she looked a little stunned and then had a "it's my party and I'll cry if I want to" moment, which was super cute anyways. We were later able to get her to actually taste the cake by using a nutrigrain bar to dip it. Happy Bday Charlotte!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) baby cake smash london portrait https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/charlottecakesmash2015 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:35:17 GMT
Kaela Maternity Shoot | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/kaela-maternity-shoot-london-ontario

Kaela & Darryl are awaiting the arrival of Payton in March and wanted to get some beautiful outdoor maternity photos. It was a perfect day and not too too cold! When we weren't getting stuck in branches we were having fun. Payton has already been deemed a Canadiens fan as well by the family as you can tell since the jersey is ready to go!
 
 
 
 
 
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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) couple maternity portrait winter https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/2/kaela-maternity-shoot-london-ontario Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:34:53 GMT
Couturier Shoot | London, Ontario | Spring Bank Civic Garden Complex https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/1/couturier2014

It's hard to believe these photos were shot in mid-December as it still looked fall! The Couturier siblings had asked me to shoot some photos for them as a Christmas gift for their parents. It was still pretty cold but we made it a fun shoot, as you can tell in some of the photos, there was some joking around going on!

 

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) fall family portrait springbank https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/1/couturier2014 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:35:20 GMT
Christmas Mini Sessions 2014 https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/1/christmas-mini-sessions-2014

I've been meaning to post this photoblog, so better late than never!!! And since we had a snow-less Christmas, today is the perfect day to Christmas reminisce since it's Snowmaggedon Part 2 outside! I hope everyone had a great holiday! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) christmas christmas minisessions family kids minisessions portrait https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2015/1/christmas-mini-sessions-2014 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 23:33:06 GMT
Little Black Design | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2014/12/littleblackdesign

Brittany won a free portrait shoot at the Wedding Ring Bridal Expo! She contacted me letting me know she was looking to get some photos done for her graphic design business Little Black Design.  Her website isn't up yet but in the meantime follow her on twitter @brittanytoonen. I'm looking forward to seeing some of her work!

 

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) business design headshots portrait https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2014/12/littleblackdesign Thu, 04 Dec 2014 01:08:58 GMT
Simons Family Fall Shoot | London, Ontario | Springbank Civic Garden Complex https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2014/11/simons-family-fall2014

Most of London's trees were bare at this point, but we were lucky enough to capture the gorgeous fall beauty at the Springbank Civic Garden Complex for the Simon's fall shoot. Unfortunately, it was a very cold day! We had to take a few breaks and warm up in the car. Props to the family for toughing it out :) We managed to get some great shots!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) civic garden complex fall family london portrait springbank https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2014/11/simons-family-fall2014 Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:10:37 GMT
De Jonge Fall Family Shoot | London, Ontario https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2014/11/de-jonge-fall2014

I did this shoot with the De Jonge family in the Rosser's backyard before their Thanksgiving dinner. I was glad we were able to do a fall shoot with this beautiful setting, before the rest of the leaves had fallen off the trees. Part of this shoot was to also celebrate Nate's first birthday. He was given this homemade wagon as a gift, and it was the perfect prop for the shoot!

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photography@romanhidalgo.com (Roman Hidalgo Photography) fall family london potrait https://www.romanhidalgo.com/blog/2014/11/de-jonge-fall2014 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:54:48 GMT