MARC & CHARLENE - wedding

“Prior to the events of the Big Day, Alina did a walk through of each site to gain a better understanding of where she saw vision to capture our moments at each location. She made small adjustments to gain better lighting or rearranged the furniture to open up space. All tiny things that I never would have thought of, nor did I have time to.

Our day started off smooth, but eventually timelines are shifted and things become chaotic. The weather went from hot and humid to rainy and wet. Never once did Alina complain. She kept our pictures moving, keeping our spirits fun and light hearted. She helped us laugh when our smiles looked stale. She made us move when our bodies looked stiff. She ensured all our eyes were open, double chins were tucked away and our best angles were on point. Most importantly, she made sure we got all the pictures on our list completed, plus some cute extras.

As many brides reading this may know, your wedding day may have some hiccups. Like a massive downpour on your outdoor wedding. And thats okay. It will not ruin your day, in fact, sometimes it might make it even better. At least thats what happened to me. I can recall a very specific moment though that, god bless Alina, basically saved the day by not letting me forget to take some very important extended family photos. With the downpour and everyone scattering, your plan that you had in your head of events goes to crap. Alina made sure we didn't miss anything and put our pieces back together for us.

Alina cried when my husband danced with his mom. She laughed when the best man speech had everyone bellowing from their bellies. She was in the moment with us. Capturing it all. Experiencing it. She was a BIG part of our wedding.”

Charlene & Marc

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EMILY & ZAC - engagement

“Alina, Thank you so much for working with on our engagement shoot!

Since we hadn’t met in person, we weren’t sure what to expect, but the second you arrived - with coffee in hand for us-  we were off to a good start:) You were very quick with getting the shoot rolling and making sure we were comfortable and safe on that very very cold January day.  We both really appreciated you pre-scouting where we were going to be shooting so that we could get right to the best shots without wasting time in single degree weather.  You were very kind and encouraging during our shoot, creating a very positive comfortable vibe for us. Zac doesn’t love doing photo shoots, but he went on and on about how professional and considerate you were that day.  And when the first few photos were released to us, he couldn’t wait to get them all and show them to his mom, lol! He doesn’t usually get that exited about photos, so that says a lot about you and what you do:)

Again I can’t thank you enough for the photos!  It was such a pleasure to shoot with you in one of our favorite places in this world – and to know that you also have a deep love for the North Shore too!  We loved it all! Thank you so much! We’ll treasure these photos for life!”

Emily & Zach

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SARA & KOO - engagement

“This photographer knows how to take pictures like you are an Armani Sports Illustrated model. She will get down on the ground, get wet, jump over rocks, and cut through any obstacle for the perfect shot. She also PROVIDES MUSIC so that models can feel more comfortable and get into a better shooting mood. She provides outfits, coordinates the color schemes and tries to adapt to the natural atmosphere. She captures the moment and nothing else gets in her way. Alina can do city shoots and nature shoots, her passion and enthusiasm really radiates through her work. This photographer has and will definitely be one of the great legends. Mark my words, you will forever be thankful for picking Alina Kay Photography.”

Sara & Koo

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SARA & GEOFF - engagement

“Alina is one of a kind- she's amazing and patient. She makes you feel so comfortable, which is very important while being in front of a camera. She hulled through bushes, ivy, a swarm of mosquitos and climbed rocks just to get the most perfect shots. She even loves to travel and spends hours with you to get the most quality shots.”

Sara & Geoff

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CAITLIN & ELLIOTT - couples session

“Alina is a magical woman. Not only is she full of inspiration, imagination, and undeniable talent, but she has the ability to capture the most intimate of moments one second and the joy of life and love the next. I have never felt more instantly comfortable and connected to a photographer. I feel honored to have worked with her (four times now!) and even more honored that our work has lead to a friendship. I recommend her highly to anyone and everyone.”

Caitlin & Elliott

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LAURA & JAMES - engagement & wedding

“Alina is amazing!

We booked both our engagement and wedding photos with Alina, and I’m so glad we did. We had an intimate wedding (10 people) and it was captured beautifully. She is creative, professional and passionate with her work. She was so organized and made sure we got all of the family portraits that were important to us as well as gorgeous natural shots of me and my hubby. She was able to capture both intimate, joyous and fun moments so easily.

For our engagement session, she helped with styling, and she made it easy and FUN. My husband was nervous about having a “photo shoot” but Alina made it so easy for him to relax. It was perfect.

My family, husband and I are IN LOVE with these photos. We have received so many compliments. Thanks to Alina, we have these moments captured forever!”

Laura & James

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ASHLEY & LOGAN - wedding

“Our wedding was a blast and in a large way that was because Alina made our wedding party laugh like crazy and kept the day moving while ensuring we stuck to our timeline. She was a pleasure to work with, told us exactly what she wanted us to do prior to and on the big day. She was by far our best 'purchase' associated to our wedding. Not to mention, all our friends and family are raving about how magical every single one of our pictures look... she's an artist. Highly recommend, book her before someone else does!”

Ashley & Logan

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AMY & STEVE - engagement

“I keep telling her she is a photo magician. She has such a beautiful talent and fun-loving spirit. Truly, adventures with her were all well worthwhile. She is extremely easy to work with! We are already recommending her to other friends!”

Amy & Steve

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