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    Capturing lifestyles for a living is - to me - the best job ever. From your engagement to your wedding to your newborn babe to your little one's first birthday... I get to be there! Documenting your life's journey as you create it! Life is a beautiful thing! I cant wait to capture yours!

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Moved to tears

Once in a while someone comes into your life and does something so thoughtful it moves you to tears.
I had the honour of meeting Louise Thompson back in May when her daughter Shawna purchased a family pkg with me.
The family pkg was part of a fundraiser to help raise funds to support a wonderful colleague of mine adopting from Haiti.
During the shoot we talked a bit about my trip to Haiti in January and how much it made an impact on me. After reading my blog post about Haiti Louise contacted me and shared how much my blog post had touched her.
You all need to know that Louise is an incredibly talented artist and has the most gracious heart.
She emailed me this past weekend to share with me that my painting was finished that she was inspired to do, after seeing a photo of this beautiful child on my blog post.
I was teary even before I arrived at her home this morning and knew Id break down as soon as I saw it!
Louise this painting is still moving me to tears as i sit here typing this.
I cannot express how much this means to me and your thoughtfulness to do this for me. You have a huge heart and are so talented and I want more people to know about you!
As I was shooting this photo below to share with you I burst into tears again lol. In the actual photo of this little one, she is wearing an old brown jumper dress but Louise painted it a beautiful yellow because of the hope she sees in her eyes. Ironically Louise this is one of our new accent colours in our new home we are moving to. I continually to believe in signs from above and this today was one for me. HOPE its such a powerful word and continues to move people.
Us Kufske’s cannot wait to move into our cute new home and have the world as our playground and continue to serve in this great world and teach our girls was graciousness and selflessness is. Louise you are a true reflection of this and when I look at this beautiful child hanging in our new home I will be reminded of our trip to Haiti, of newness, of hope of serving and of graciousness.
With overwhelmingly full heart I thank you! xo

Please head over to Louise’s website

louiseSeptember 23, 2013 - 2:41 pm

Chris, I’m sitting here crying while reading this (aren’t we a pair). Thank you for your beautiful, heartfelt words. I’m thrilled with how much this painting means to you! You’re a very special lady and your work work in Haiti deserved to be rewarded. I’m glad that I could do this for you. With much love, Louise

Caroline +Keith {e-session} Skeleton Lake

What a treat for me to do this shoot up in the Muskoka’s one of my favourite places to be. …actually I’m starting to notice a pattern in my favourite posts here and they all seem to involve water. Hmmm.
Caroline and Keith are to be married next year at the top of Blue Mountain and I can’t wait to shoot their wedding. It’s been such an incredible honour to shoot continually for your amazing family and friends. I’m so thankful for you all. I had so much fun working with you two and I hope you love these as much as I do.
Big love!

AngelaSeptember 4, 2013 - 5:43 pm

Hey Chris – please tell me how they are EVER going to select the best one? it’s impossible! You’re the best.

AllisonSeptember 4, 2013 - 5:53 pm

These are to die for. Care and Keith look amazing, and there are so many beautiful shots of the cottage as well. Amazing work.
xx A

Derek + Karen Cambridge {06.22.13}

These two have the hearts of gold and were so extremely relaxed on their wedding day.
It was such a joy to see you guys get married and finally meet your gorgeous little man!
Congratulations to the three of you! And a Big thank you to Meghan my second shooter for capturing so many amazing side shots! We make a great team!
Here are my faves.

Derek & KarenAugust 30, 2013 - 4:46 pm

Chris. They are amazing, we cant fully explain how happy we are with them and how happy we were to have you as our photographer. Thanks again Chris.

chris kufskeAugust 30, 2013 - 4:57 pm

Aw thanks guys!! YOu were incredible to work with !! xoxox

Lina and Joe BarbosaSeptember 2, 2013 - 7:29 pm

Chris Thank you so very much in capturing Derek and Karen’s wedding in such a special way…the photos are amazing and everyone adored you!!! Our guests commented on how the wedding truly represented who Karen and Derek are and these photos say it all…These photos will always be cherised in our family…ty! Lina and Joe Barbosa xo

Eric + Erin Corus Entertainment, Sugar Beach, Toronto {06.15.13}

I love it when I get to laugh with my couples. I really appreciate a great sense of humour.
Erin and Eric have a beautiful relationship filled with love and laughter. Eric your humour kills me and Erin you were incredibly stunning and so relaxed.
Such a cool location to work with too, the views from the roof top were incredible as they exchanged vows at sunset. We were so fortunate as their Saturday happen to be the only great weather day that week in June.
I hope married life is treating you both well.
Thanks so much for choosing me to capture your day!

Thanks to Holly for second shooting and all the great photos of the boys getting ready!

Mark + Amber {Cambridge Mill} 06.1.13

What an incredibly fun couple to work with. Amber and Mark were married last month at the wonderful Cambridge Mill . Surrounded by close friends and family the day ran beautifully despite the threatening sky’s. Amber you were simply stunning and Mark you were such a charmer. The combination of the Cambridge Mill’s stone work and Lilies White beautiful arrangements were such a beautiful combination and compliment to this day.
Congratulations to the two of you!
Here are my faves,

CAKE by Cake Box
Fabulous Second shooter Meghan with

Dawn TomlinsonAugust 14, 2013 - 12:27 pm

Hi Christine and fellow Badenite! (Although i did see on facebook that you and your family are heading back to city life).

We have admired your work for some time now…guessing you probably known that by now :)

We are heading back to (Bingemans) to do some weddings shows and wedding advtg after a long hiatus of doing shows. Tying in with this, Wedding Trends magazine has offered for us to participate in an editorial and we were hoping we could use some of the photos that you have shot of our “shared” wedding couples. They want to talk about coral bouquets and matching boutonnieres, and purple bouquets with matching counter parts. Of course i thought of Amber and Mark for the coral, or if there is anything else you could suggest. If are open to allowing us to use some of your beautiful images, we would be very grateful. As always, credit would be given.
As typical, they called and need the shots by Monday. Let me know if this works for you at all.
Warm regards and happy house hunting!
Lilies White

Victor+Anastasia {married} 05.11.13

Vic and Anastasia were married on a beautiful spring day in May in Brampton. The rain held out and we were able to shoot outside all day! Stacey you were absolutely stunning and I so enjoyed working with the two of you.
Your reception decor took everyone’s breath away . You certainly got your wow factor! What a party!! A big thank you to my second shooter for the day Meghan!
Here are my faves!

It’s HERE!

Click has joined the PASS revolution and you can now receive, view, share, download and order prints super FAST!! All this from the convenience of your smart phone, laptop or desktop. HOW COOL IS THAT?
Dvd’s are on their way out the door. In fact MAc’s latest laptop doesn’t even house a DVD drive.
Another amazing thing , your images are stored on the PASS cloud for 10 years. You can access your images from anywhere.
Now I know this will take some getting used to so please let me know if I can help you in anyway.
I have posted a link to a sample gallery of my hubby and girls for you to take a test drive.
(Just a note when you hit the ‘download all’ button in this sample gallery a screen will pop up that says upgrade for $29.00, Please know that when your images go to this gallery that fee will already have been paid as a part of your pkg. It is NOT an extra new fee I just kept it this way for the sample gallery of my family so people arent tempted to download my cute family, lol)
The password is sample.
I look forward to knowing what you think?

With every gallery that is posted there will be a lovely welcome page as well as instruction pages to follow walking you thru the process.
Here’s what they look like.

Want to order a print? Check out these instructions below.

It’s important to know when ordering prints right from the gallery and not from me directly as I shoot in full frame which means your images are actually an 8×12.
Pls refer to the crop chart below to understand how much of an image you may loose when cropping. For larger prints of other products pls contact me directly.

David + Kara Wedding ImageryJune 16, 2013 - 10:35 pm

PASS ftw! We love PASS, and our clients love it too! Looks like we’re joining the party at the same time! :-)

chris kufskeJuly 4, 2013 - 2:25 pm

Awesome!!! PASS all the way!

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