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December 6, 2017

Amélie & Luc Say I Do At NeXT Restaurant – OTTAWA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

Amélie and Luc’s wedding day was absolutely picture perfect. Their home was beautifully decorated and offered a perfect backdrop for bridal photos.  Amelie looked absolutely stunning in her “Mikaella wedding gown” and Luc, so handsome in his blue “Paul Betemly” suit.   Everyone was so great and helpful, it made the morning photo session a breeze!

After the groom and bride’s getting ready photo sessions were done, we made our way to the Tropical Greenhouse (Central Experimental Farm) to capture the first look and the wedding party photos . It was the perfect location as we practically had the whole place to ourselves. Beautiful weather, beautiful couple and beautiful everything!!! It was a fantastic adventure!

Our final destination was Next restaurent. The ceremony was performed by Lynne from the amazing team of Lynne & Keith Exceptional Ceremonies .  It was a unique interactive ceremony where she got the guests up on their feet and 100% invested in their union. It was so refreshing and gave us a lot of great photo opportunities. During the cocktails, we left the restaurent for a short time to take  family photos and some more couple photos! The reception followed  and  NeXT restaurant once again were a big part of making this wedding day a success.

Lavender was the colour, love brought them together, happiness forever! Congratulation Amélie and Luc!!!

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November 10, 2017

HOLIDAY PROMOTION – SPÉCIAL DE NOËL POUR LE TEMPS DES FÊTES -OTTAWA FAMILY PORTRAIT SPECIAL

PROMOTION POUR LE TEMPS DE FÊTES – 99$

séance de photo professionnelle de 15 minutes avec votre choix d’arrière plan.

15 cartes de Noël (grandeur 5 x 7)  avec enveloppes blanche

une photo numérique pour média sociaux

impression (d’une même pose choisie) – 8×10 : 58$ , 5×7 : 38$

HOLIDAY MINI SESSION SPECIAL – 99$

15 minutes session with your choice of background

15 holiday folded 5 x 7 cards- with envelopes

one digital image for social media

Additional reprints of same images- 8×10 : 58$ , 5×7 : 38$

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November 6, 2017

Fall Family Session – Hermann Family

Have a look at this family photo showcasing what we love to do at this time of year!  Winter is approaching quickly! Take advantage of the few weeks we have left with fall colours!  We love to mix “portrait” and “lifestyle” to offer a variety of images for the family. A typical session takes about 45 minutes to one hour, depending on how our furry friends love the camera!!!  Our Holiday special is  coming out in a couple of days, stay tuned for our Christmas Card Special!

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October 26, 2017

October 17, 2017

Ottawa Classic Stairs – Ottawa Commercial Photography

Here is a look at a commercial job we did for Ottawa Classic Stairs. 

We loved photographing these beautiful stairs and bannisters. It gave us the creative freedom to test different angles and come up with interesting ways to capture interior designs. The  albums created with these images gave this company an excellent sales tool and showcased their exquisite craftmanship perfectly.  The books were printed in Italy by Graphi and looked absolutely stunning.

Here is what Guy Martin wrote after this commercial session; ” Some people see stairs as a way to get from one level to another. However, through the lens, I discovered intricate lines converging to create shapes and forms that transform a staircase into a true piece of ART.”

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September 18, 2017

Shilpa & Alex – Reception at the Hilton Lac-Leamy

We are now at PART THREE – The reception at the Hilton Lac-Leamy.

The room is transformed into a breathtaking, luxurious decor nothing short of what you would see on a movie set. The crab apple trees are the centre of the attention again as they stand on each side of the head table with a branch cascading above them to form the perfect setting fit for the happy couple. No details has been left out. Even the bride and groom’s monogram is on display on the walls on each side of the room. The vendors team  lead by Bharat Rudra has been on there “A game” for days. Seema Haider had the privilege to once again do the makeup and hair for Shilpa and her family. When we first saw Shilpa in her purple dress we were blown away by her beauty. Alex looked ever so handsome in his classic tux and bow tie look! But most important was how sweet, respectful, patient and totally in love Shilpa and Alex were throughout these busy days. They are truly a class act! Their families are nothing short of wonderful either! They treated their guests like royalty. From the cocktails and canapés , the breakfasts and diners, the chocolat treats, desserts  and entertainment, the guest felt like superstars for days. Both families, the Eastmen’s and the Goel’s,  greated each guest with the same attention. The wedding party along with their friends even prepared a dance and song number and made a hilarious reenactment of Alex’s proposal to Shilpa. The speeches were heartfelt, the couple’s first dance was amazing with Alex twirling Shilpa on the dance floor showing of her gorgeous gown.  Once the party started, it was nonstop. What a night…. In fact , what an amazing weekend!!!!

Here are some highlights of the reception. To see part one and part two, just click on the two posts below this one! Enjoy !

 

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September 16, 2017

Shilpa & Alex – Hindu Ceremony at the Hilton Lac-Leamy

Here is PART TWO – The Hindu Ceremony of this multicultural Christian and Hindu Wedding. We started in the afternoon after we got a little break to mingle and eat with all the guests. Shilpa changes her hair and make-up and put on a gorgeous Hindu wedding dress. Alex, also changed to get ready for the Baraat ceremony. With a team of professional musicians from Montreal and a crowd of 500 people, the Hilton Lac-Leamy parking lot turned into a big parade!!! It was amazing! After this, we took photos of the couple, wedding party and families around the Casino and the Hilton Lac Leamy. The Hindu ceremony was in the evening followed by Indian wedding games. It was an incredible day filled with laughter, love and happiness. Here is a look at a few of the highlights of the day. Stay tuned for PART THREE – THE RECEPTION.

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September 15, 2017

Shilpa & Alex – Christian Ceremony at the Hilton Lac-Leamy

Here is PART ONE of this amazing wedding. I had to split this two day wedding in three parts as there are so many photos we wanted to share. The day started at 7h00 AM for us, so imagine how early it started for the bride and groom!!! The morning preparations were done at the Hilton Lac-Leamy.  The Presidential suite is breathtaking and offered the perfect backdrop for this luxurious wedding. Seema Haider makeup artist and her team did a wonderful job getting the bride, her family and wedding party ready on time. Bharat Rudra coordinated the wedding and made sure all the vendors, couple and family members knew exactly were to be at all times.  To bring the “mother nature” team indoors, the decorating team made replicas of crab apple trees in bloom. It was perfect with the white and blush colour palette. This was an early Cristian wedding to honour the groom’s family traditions. We took some additional photos of the family and wedding party around the Hilton. We then crossed over to the Ottawa side for more photos around the National Gallery of Canada. We were back at the Hilton for lunch and to get ready for the Hindu Celebration! (Thank you Shilpa and Alex for  being so amazing and for looking soooooo gorgeous. You two were so fun to work with and were truly a joy to photograph.

Stay tuned for PART TWO of Shilpa and Alex’s Hindu Wedding.

 

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September 6, 2017

OTTAWA NEWBORN FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION – PORTRAIT

Congratulations to the happy couple! We just had to share these family pictures with you. If you want to see how beautiful a wall montage looks in person, we invite you to come to our studio and see it for yourself. We have the photos displayed as a montage, all mounted on acid free mats, laminated with a canvas texture and framed in modern white wood moldings. It looks fabulous. Call us at 613-833-3335 to set up your free consultation. We look forward to photographing you and your kids.

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August 1, 2017

C & M SAY I DO – WEDDING AT NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL & OTTAWA NATURE MUSEUM

Caroline and Miguel are a sweet, beautiful and amazing couple. We have been photographing Caro since her early days with the Academy of Dance Arts and Miguel and Joelle went to school together. It’s an honour that they chose us to photograph their most important day!  Caroline’s sister is tying the knot this upcoming September in Montreal and we have the privilege of  photographing her wedding as well. We can’t wait!

The morning of the wedding was photographed in Cumberland and in Orleans. Both the groom and bride looked absolutely wonderful. The locations gave up plenty of natural light and were perfect for the style of images they were looking for. The ceremony was held at the iconic  Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ottawa.

 After taking advantage of the church property for family and wedding party images, we crossed the street for additional photos of the bride and groom at the National Art Gallery. The reception at the Ottawa Nature Museum  offered more amazing backdrops making this wedding a photographers dream! The reception was beautifully decorated as Caroline worked closely with Nancy and her team at  Wedecor  to make her vision become a reality. In short, WHAT A WEDDING!!! Congratulations to the happy couple. Here are some images  from their wedding day.

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