And we all shine on, like the moon and the stars
and the sun.



Our goal is to tell your love story through images, allowing you to re-live your wedding day for many generations to come. We love working with fun, adventurous couples who enjoy the outdoors as much as we do!

All of our full day wedding packages include:

- Andrew & Kate (two lead photographers)
- Unlimited consultations through Skype, Facetime, phone & email.
- Scheduling assistance and advice to help make your day relaxed & organized.
- Online gallery for viewing, sharing & downloading of images.
- High resolution image files ready for printing.

Packages with 5, 8 and 10 hour coverage times available with pricing starting at $2695.00.

Additional a la carte options including heirloom albums, extra hours of coverage, engagement sessions & fine art prints.

Specialized collections are available for more intimate gatherings with hourly coverage rates including only one photographer (Andrew or Kate).


For weekday weddings and elopements Contact us to create your custom package and learn about some fantastic discounts.

Georgian Bay Engagement

Engagement Sessions

Get to know you session -$295.00


A one hour beach or forest session to celebrate your engagement and feel comfortable in front of the camera. A great idea for save the dates, invitations and wedding website images. This package comes with 10 high resolution files ready for print up to 8x12 and social media ready. Online gallery for viewing and ordering. Available Monday - Friday.





Adventure Engagement Session - $675.00


Would you love to have your engagement session at the cottage or that favorite spot? Then choose your own adventure! Two hours of coverage at the location of your choice in the Muskoka-Georgian Bay area with 80km of travel included. 65 high resolution image files ready for print and social media. Online gallery for viewing and ordering. Available weekdays and weekends.

parents holding their son in the forest.

Portrait Sessions


Every year it gets harder to remember all of life's milestones and the cuteness that is growing up right before your eyes.

Yearly portrait sessions can help you keep those memories alive.

Do you call the Georgian bay area home or are you heading up to the cottage? Why not schedule a sunset beach session while you're here!
Portrait sessions can be photographed at our outdoor beach location, in studio or at another favourite location using our "Family Explore Sessions"

  • Weekday session fees are $175.00 in studio
  • Weekday "Family Explore" sessions are $350.00
  • Weekend "Family Explore" sessions are $475.00

All session fees include the time and talent of Kate or Andrew - online gallery and an ordering session. Print and Digital collections start at $325.00

Anniversaries, reunions and other events where everyone is gathered together are the perfect opportunity for an extended family session.
Let's chat more about creating memories for you and your loved ones.

Branding sessions


Looking for a new head-shot for your business card or product images for your new website? Let's get some great images to help showcase you and your hard work. We have a fully portable studio set up to shoot on-location or come to us at the Visual Roots studio.

Head shots sessions start at - $150.00 in studio.

On-location sessions are custom quoted depending on time, location and needs of the client.

All session fees include the time and talent of Kate or Andrew - online gallery for viewing and choosing of images.

Prints, Wall Art & Albums

Memories belong in print for you to look at years to come.

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Kate Gass & Andrew Essig
705.361.3270-Tiny, Ontario, Canada

Outdoor, fun-loving wedding & portrait photographers
Modern & Unique photos in nature and studio. Capturing, exploring & photographing, Collingwood, Muskoka, Georgian Bay, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Wasaga Beach, Midland, Ontario & Canada.