Last weekend I had the pleasure and opportunity to photograph Sandra and Louis’s wedding. Sandra is also an Ottawa based photographer I met a few years ago, so I was thrilled when she choose us to document her wedding day.
Sandra got ready at her childhood home in Quebec with her parents, grandmother, brothers and close friends. The morning was filled with fun and excitement as everyone was buzzing around to get ready. Sandra being very creative made DIY bouquets and boutonnieres with her Wedding Colors of blue, cream and grey. They were so unique and a very cozy look for this elegant winter wedding. They had a church wedding with a very special and entertaining message from the priest. The glass stained windows were stunning as the light poured in and down on the couple. Everyone was radiant and all smiles.
Following the ceremony we stopped at a few photo locations Sandra had scouted out; including their neighbourhood dog park. I know that couples sometimes feel the pressure to find stunning locations for their photos but sometimes the most simple and close to your heart locations can be even better. Sandra and Louis walk this park daily with their fur babies and it was something special for them.
Their reception was at the newly renovated Hilton DoubleTree in Gatineau and the decor, ambience and service was a dream. We also managed to skip outside to do a few sunset photos by the Golf course (the hotel had ploughed a spot just for our couple). The weather was beautiful (not a normal sub zero Ottawa day) and the couple could enjoy getting close to keep warm for their photos.
These two are such a terrific match. They compliment each other so well and you can see how much they are in love just by how much they beam when looking at each other. They were surrounded by amazing family and friends who also treated us like family. It was truly an amazing day and I feel so lucky to have been their wedding photographer.
Congratulations Sandra & Louis! xo
Dress & Veil: Sinders Bridal
Grooms Suit: Indinchino
Guy suits: Simons
Music: Quality Entertainment
Rings: Fluid Jewelry
Ring Box: Wood Chip Workshops
Invitations: Jessa Leduc