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Collingwood Funeral Photographer

During this difficult, emotional time I offer you my sincere condolences to you and your families.

Consider me your family's historiographer, as I will provide for you sensitive and respectful funeral photography services while honouring your privacy. My journalistic, discrete and compassionate coverage will document your memories.


Are you wondering if you should hire a funeral photographer? It all depends on whether you want to remember this difficult time when all that surrounds you is grief during this stressful event. This deeply personal decision will be difficult during this stressful time.


I will provide documentary funeral photography and memorial photography coverage at these Collingwood and Georgian Bay area Cemeteries.

Collingwood Presbyterian Cemetery

Street Address: 8029 Poplar Sideroad

Community: Collingwood

Township: Nottawasaga Township (Concession 10, Lot 39)

Locality: Simcoe County

Municipality: Clearview

Province: ON

GPS: 44.472631,-80.237285

Saint Mary's Cemetery & All Saints Anglican Cemetery

401 Raglan St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z1

Christ Church Cemetery

Address: 7330 9 Line, Utopia, ON L0M 1T0
Phone: (705) 424-1963

Stayner Union Cemetery

Address: 7661 ON-26, Stayner, ON L0M 1S0
Open 24 hours
Phone: (705) 428-6230 ext. 270

All Saints Anglican Cemetery

Street Address: 401 Raglan St

Community: Collingwood

Township: Nottawasaga Township (Concession 7, Lot 41)

Locality: Simcoe County

Municipality: Collingwood

Province: ON

GPS: 44.489499,-80.192669

First Presbyterian Cemetery

8011 Poplar Side Rd

Collingwood, Simcoe County

Ontario, Canada

Westmount Baptist Cemetery

Pastor Joel Kwadwo Okyere

Church Office (info@westmountbaptist.org)

Phone : +1 (514)-937-1009.

Trinity United church Cemetery

8011 Poplar Sideroad

Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z1

Thornbury Clarksburg Union Cemetery

111 Russell Street West, Thornbury, ON

519-599-3131 x254

Lakeview Cemetery

Graham St, Meaford, ON

Greenwood Cemetery, City of Owen Sound

190 1st St SW
Open 24 hours · (519) 376-3203

St. James/ Barber's Cemetery

217574, Concession Rd 3

If you choose me, I'll honour your loved ones life through my images. I'll document the moments you will want to forget but happy that you have them to look back on.

Funerals are also a time for healing and my photos of immediate family, extended relatives, friends, schoolmates, childhood friends, work friends, connections from your community and neighbours will help in this healing process.

I will record memories for you of an unjust reality this moment in your life. My funeral photography will be waiting for you as a tangible remembrance of this difficult time amid your family.


My funeral photography coverage is priced at $500 for two hours. This may or may not include formal family portraits or strictly candid coverage of the event. Please visit my event photography pricing for more options.


  • Understanding that this is a delicate and difficult family situation, and with that in mind I will photograph the funeral with utmost respect for a positive outcome.
  • All photography will remain private and include a password protected gallery. Your privacy is assured, respected and guaranteed.
  • All immediate family members must be notified of my presence at the funeral and agree to my documentation of the event.
  • I will not interact with you or your guests unless addressed or instructed.
  • I will respect all wishes to not be photographed by family members and mourners.
  • I will remain unobtrusive by using long tele-photo lenses whenever possible.
  • The shutter on my camera will be set to silent mode to reduce audible distractions.
  • I will not use flash photography in churches, synagogues, or at grave sites.
  • I'll dress appropriately and professionally in black pants and top or a black dress.


When I'm photographing in a church or synagogue, I focus on the traditions such as the service, the priest, the readings, and the processions with lots of respectful candid images.


During services at gravesites, I will document the immediate family arriving in the hearse or limousine, the procession from the hearse, pallbearers, priests or leader of ceremonies, family members saying goodbye and tearful reactions. I'll photograph the respects paid by attendees and family members. Lowering of the coffin, flower arrangements and laying the stones. I'll document the attendees and ceremony details and the cemetery as a whole.


My understanding of military funeral traditions like flag folding, flag presentations, rendering honours, gun salutes is vary close to my heart as my father was a respected military and OPP officer and my images as a funeral photographer is reflected in my work.


Even if you're not having a traditional funeral, a celebration of life can also be documented. The sorrow, the laughter and the relationships can all be remembered and photographed at this time of remembrance and gathering.


Families in their entirety will be photographed before or after funeral services if you wish. I can photograph families in a candid unobtrusive style as well as family formals when you gather after the ceremony for the celebration of life.


Please contact me today if you have any further questions about how I photograph funerals and my availability.


I provide funeral photography at these Collingwood area funeral homes.

Ferguson Funeral Home, Fawcett Funeral Home, Gardiner-Wilson Funeral Home, Chatterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home, George Funeral Home, Lynn-Stone Funeral Homes Inc, Nicholls Funeral Home, Salon Funeraire-Penetanguishene-Funeral Home, Tannahill Funeral Home, Breckenridge Ashcroft Funeral Home, Carson Funeral Homes-JHLynn Chapel, Affordable Cremation Services, George Funeral Home Ltd., Whitcroft Thomas C Peninsula Chapel, Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, Downs & Son Funeral Home, LeClair Cremation Centre, Coldwater Funeral Home, Dignified Funeral Alternatives, Grey Bruce Cremation & Burial, Logan's Funeral Home of Parry Sound, Steven R. Bridge, May Funeral Home, Don Wilson, Rob Carson, Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home-Funeral & Cremation Ser, Eagleson Paul H Funeral Home, McMillan & Jack Funeral Home, Mundell Funeral Home, Jack & Thompson Funeral Home, Simcoe Funeral Home, Island Funeral Home, Rhody Family Funeral Home, T.A. Brown Funeral Home, Carson Funeral Homes, McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home Ltd.Mighton Funeral Home Ltd, Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services Ltd, Simcoe Cremation Services, Flesherton Cemetery Crmtrm, Reynolds Funeral Home, Garrett Funeral Chapel, Bourcier Funeral Home Ltd, Cameron Funeral Home, Billingsley funeral Home, Opatovsky Funeral Home-Dempster Chapel, Cottage Country Cremation, McGuinty Funeral Home Limited, Opatovsky Funeral Home-Moore Chapel, Martyn Funeral Home, Davey - Linklater Funeral Home Ltd, Theoret Bourgeois Funeral Home Inc., Theoret-Bourgeois Funeral Home Inc., Raney Funeral Chapel Inc., AM Paul Funeral Homes, Whispering Pines Funeral Home Ltd, Jackson & Barnard Funeral Home, Hillside funeral Services, North Bay Funeral Flowers, McGuintys Funeral Home, Tod Abrams Funeral Home Ltd., Lougheed Funeral Home, Co-Operative Funeral Homes & Chapel, Memorial Society of Northern Ontario, Barrie Cremation Centre Inc, Norther Removal Service, Lougheed & Jackson & Barnard, Whispering Pines Chapel Callander, Egan Funeral Home, Hardy-Lee Funeral Home, Eaton Funeral Home, Ellero Marble & Granite Mfg Ltd, Huron Shores Cremation Limited, Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles - Newbigging, McKersie Kocher Funeral Home, Martyn & Sloan Mattawa Chapel, Robert and Sons Funeral Home, Brenneman Funeral Home, Muskoka Cremation and Burial Services Ltd., Henry Walser Funeral Home Funeral & Cremations Services, Basic Cremation Services, Erb & Good Family Funeral Home Ltd., Ontario Funeral Svc. Association, Simple Wishes of the North, Pets at Peace - Simcoe County and Mukoka Division, Park Lawn Sudbury Cremation Services, Ranger's, Memory Gardens Pet Crematorium, James Reid Funeral Home, Crematorium & Reception, French Family Funeral Home Limited & Cremation Centre, Meaford Long Term Care Centre, Maple Meadow Homes, Tod Abrsms Funeral Home.


I'm a Meaford based photographer, and also offer funeral photography services in Toronto, Muskoka, Owen Sound and Barrie areas.

Reach Out Here FOR MORE INFO

108 Gordon Crescent, Meaford, ON N4L 0A9 - (416) 526-2005 francesmorency@gmail.com

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