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    Matt+Chera = romantic and fun photography!

    Matthew and I just celebrated 5 years of marriage and have been shooting weddings and portraits for over five years. We have this amazing connection in life where we just get each other and get moments that are meaningful to others. I could tell you more about us, but I'd rather show you some of our work! Thanks for stopping by!

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    Matt and Chera 1.506.382.0788

Over the last few years we have photographed Sarah and Nick’s engagement, their beautiful wedding, and just a few weeks ago we had the pleasure of meeting their sweet Livia.  They carried in little Liv, still sleeping in her car seat.  She was absolutely perfect during the whole shoot -a little model.  As we placed her in each snuggly pose, Sarah held her hand clasped by her heart cutely overwhelmed by how perfect her sleeping baby was.

Sarah and Nick -she is just perfect, and we can’t wait to see her again in just a few months!

On this sunny Friday, I thought I would give you two more reasons to smile on this beautiful day.  Jediah and Jarvis melt my heart – they go to sleep like a dream,  they wake up smiling,  and I just can’t get enough of them!

Soft snow fell on a chilly winter day as Karine and Dave celebrated their engagement.  Celebrated the decision to announce to the world that they are together a team, a sweet, romantic team that will hold hands and walk into the future  – together. They laugh easily, and there is no need to ask them to cuddle or kiss; it is just something they do as a natural extension of their happiness.

Karine and Dave – you two are simply fabulous, we loved spending time with you and capturing this exciting part of your story.  Each picture makes me smile; you two brought warmth to a cold Moncton winter day!!

  • Heather Wilkinson - May 9, 2012 - 2:08 pm


  • Chera - May 9, 2012 - 2:28 pm

    thanks Heather!

  • Karine Losier - May 13, 2012 - 2:21 pm

    That photo shoot was more than extraordinary! You really capture our love! Thank you for taking such beautiful pictures of us!! It’ll make us sweet memories :)

There is something about the Unico Decor experience that leaves me excited after every visit; it could be the clean and elegant design of their store, the kind and professional staff, or the perfection, vision and passion of the creative director and owner Jason Roy, but each time I meet with him I am inspired.

I sat across his desk as we took a minute to talk about our beginnings, and if it was possible I fell a little bit more in love with the Unico experience, as he talked about starting his decorating and design career as a teenager, and how his dream became even more of a reality when they moved to their current location in Dieppe, Jason’s excitement grew as he gave me a tour of the room where the magic and arranging happens, and his passion was so clear as he talked about how creations and inspiration come to him. Jason’s passion and talent is infectious, and it was during the meeting that I knew Yorke Photography simply must work with Unico Decor on a project. We decided that we wanted to bring together a selection of our fellow wedding vendors to do a stylized wedding shoot; I couldn’t wait for our ideas to come together. We wanted the chance to work together as a team to create an elegant and contemperary wedding vignette, that would showcase some of our very favourite vendors, and allow us the chance to get creative during our pre-wedding season.

Matthew and I were humbled and inspired to collaborate with a host of these incredible wedding vendors from Moncton; this shoot wouldn’t have been possible without the help, generosity and inspiration of these local wedding businesses and their penchant for excellence. Thank you again for making our vision come alive:

The Decor: Unico Decor –
The gorgeous Gown: Bella Promessa-
Make up by the talented: Debby Clements –!
The delectable cakes were designed by: Cake it Studio –
The versatile and upscale location was: Royal Oaks-
The suave Tuxedo was from: Expresso Tuxedo –

I also want to take a moment to thank the fabulous models Karine and Dave -we will be showcasing their winter engagement next week on the blog, and I’ll share a little more about their story and cuteness. Until then, Karine and Dave -know that we couldn’t have done this without you; your love and sweetness were exactly what the shoot needed to come alive!


  • Christine - April 18, 2012 - 6:13 pm

    This. is. amazing. Such beautiful work. Such a beautiful set up, such lovely lovely vendors. Spectacular!

  • Melanie Thompson - April 18, 2012 - 7:53 pm

    Stunning! These pictures are gorgeous and the style is inspirational!

  • Johanna Matthews - April 18, 2012 - 9:40 pm

    Gorgeous! Inspiring quality – what a great way to showcase all of this classy talent!

  • Karine Losier - April 20, 2012 - 6:50 pm

    That photoshoot was extraordinary! Dave and I had so much fun! Now we can’t wait for our real Big day <3

They laugh freely together, their hands, fingers, arms easily intertwine.  These pictures are a wordless story of how they love and of how they spent part of their first anniversary.

These two make marriage look easy, they are an adorable mix of realist and dreamer, and we couldn’t have asked for a better couple to photograph on a dreamily snow stippled winter day.  Julie and Jean-Luc came to us to celebrate their anniversary; the shoot was a perfect gift to each other because on your first anniversary you are supposed to receive a paper gift, and they chose pictures.

Julie and Jean-Luc – you two are incredible, it felt like we have known you for years, and we feel so privileged to help record this part of your life.  I can’t wait for you to see your beautiful prints – but here is a little reminder of how you held each other to celebrate your first year of marriage.

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