About Darlington Studios
Darlington Studios offers photography and cinematic videography for weddings and engagement sessions. It is owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Paul and Melanie Darlington. Based in Barrie, Ontario, they believe that the key to creating beautiful images begins with the relationship between the photographer and the client. Their relaxed process ensures the entire experience is positive and enjoyable for couples.
Photography talent runs in Paul's family. He was inspired to pick up his first camera when he saw some amazing images taken by his grandfather, who was a navigator for the R.C.A.F. in WWII. Paul first worked as a photographer at the Museum of Horror and Torture in London, England, where he met the Rolling Stones and Blondie. He later was a photographer for Princess Cruises. Melanie is a graduate from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Radio, Television and Film production and a had a concentration in Russian language. She has worked as a casting director for extras in the movies Chain Reaction and Blues Brothers 2000.
Couples can choose from wedding packages that include an engagement shoot, high-resolution images, and the following:
Darlington Studios's work is covered by liability insurance.
Darlington Studios also offers services for maternity sessions, newborn sessions, portrait sessions, and anniversaries. Paul and Melanie use state-of-the-art DSLRs and professional audio equipment to capture high-quality images and videos of celebrations.
Darlington Studios covers weddings in Toronto, Vaughan, Collingwood, the Mukoka area, and beyond.
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Matt, Married on 01/09/2018
Sent on 16/10/2018
Paul & Melanie made every experience with them memorable, comfortable, and fun. They were open and warm with us from our very first chat and from the engagement photos until the last photo on our wedding day, they were so easy to work with.
They really brought out the fun and love in our relationship with so many candid shots and their eye for good lighting and great spots for romantic shots were amazing. We have so many photos to choose from it will be hard to pick which ones we print.
On top of all of the great photos they were patient with our families, our hectic schedule, and how hectic the day can be. Our time spent with them will be some of our most memorable from the day and we can't recommend them enough.
Darlington Studios's reply:
Thank you Matt. We had a wonderful time with you and your families! Your day was perfect and we are thankful we got the opportunity to be there to witness it.
All the best Paul + Melanie.
Greg, Married on 17/08/2018
Sent on 26/10/2018
We hired Paul and Melanie for our photography & videography and were extremely impressed! They're passionate about their work and the photos & videos turned out great. They always go the extra mile and are both genuine and friendly people. We would highly recommend them!
Excellent job done, by 2 excellent people
Darlington Studios's reply:
Thank you Greg + Taylor! We really enjoyed sharing the day with you and your families! It was our pleasure. :) We think you two are pretty fantastic too and we wish the very best.
Paul + Melanie
Silvie Miller, Married on 29/12/2016
Sent on 17/01/2017
My husband and I had Paul of Darlington Studios capture our wedding this past December and he did a phenomenal job! He was a pleasure to work with, made us feel comfortable, and even made us spending time outside in the snow bearable! The photos we have seen on Darlington Studios blog are incredible, and we cannot wait to get all of the photos from our special day! If you are ever looking for a quality, professional, friendly photographer that has the perfect creative eye for capturing stunning photographs, look no further then Darlington Studios!
Thanks again Paul! We love you!
Kendall Wisniewski, Married on 17/09/2016
Sent on 30/11/2016
Paul & Melanie are a joy to work with and are so extremely talented! Anyone looking for a photographer/videographer that will put you at ease on your big day, make you laugh and keep your best interests in mind always then do yourselves a favor and contact Darlington Studios!! They captured our day perfectly and we loved having them at our wedding!
Sent on 04/08/2015
Paul and Melanie are an incredibly friendly and talented duo. From the first moment we met them, we knew that having them capture both our engagement session and wedding was the only option. Our friends and family raved about how beautiful our photos and videos were. Highly recommended!
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