Visual Roots Photography Founders Andrew & Kate

Welcome to Visual Roots Photography!


We're “Andrew and Kate” your husband and wife photographer team and we’re so glad you’re here!

Whether we are photographing your family, business or wedding, our approach is always the same. keep things fun and relaxed while seeking out great light and honest moments. Putting your mind at ease lets you be you! We are passionate about love stories, capturing the connection & moments between couples and their families.


The Georgian Bay area offers a backdrop like none other for photographing real moments and timeless memories.
Rest assured, you are in good hands!


Visual Roots has been photographing weddings and other events from Muskoka to Collingwood, Barrie to Midland and internationally for over 20 years. We hope that you’ve heard of us through a friend or from one of the many great venues that this area has to offer. The Village at Blue Mountain in Collingwood, The Sherwood in Muskoka or maybe Arowhon Lodge in Algonquin. Explore our galleries, read more about us and check out what our clients have to say.

Let’s create timeless memories together.


Andrew & Kate


Have the peace of mind to know your
important memories will be captured.


Proudly Serving

collingwood | muskoka | Wasaga Beach
Wedding & Portrait - Brand Photographers


So how does this all work?

Click through our site and explore our galleries & blog posts. Do you connect with our style of fun, candid and naturally inspired photographs?

Our image style is true to colour and timeless without the latest trendy editing and posing. We care about making the process effortless - connect and fill out a short query and we will be in touch shortly.

When you look through our images can you imagine yourself being there? Can you feel the different emotions as if you were a part of the event?

We believe everyone should have their most memorable moments captured in photographs that will take them back to that place in time.

Getting to know you is key to delivering photos that you will cherish for generations. We are always available by phone, Facetime or Skype and if you are in the area, be sure to book an appointment to visit us right here in studio.

Blue Mountain in Collingwood, the Sherwood Inn Muskoka or Arowhon Pines in Algonquin can attest to our work. Click below to connect or find all the info you need.

Andrew & Kate

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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.