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June 11, 2015

BRITT AND ANDREW’S OUTDOOR CUMBERLAND ENGAGEMENT PHOTOSHOOT

Summer season is in full force already and we hear wedding bells every weekend!!!! To all our couples getting married this season, do not forget to come early for your couple engagement session at our studio.  To every other couple, we are busy with weddings on weekend, but, we can photograph you from Tuesdays to Fridays, and, late afternoon and evenings are best to match the kind of look you see below!

Here are some highlights of  Britt and Andrew’s engagement session photographed at our outdoor studio in Cumberland. They are getting married this  August at The Fairmont Chateau Laurier and we cannot wait to see Brittany in her wedding dress!

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March 26, 2015

RUSTIC BARN WEDDING IN SARSFIELD, ONTARIO – CHARLINE & YVES

We are happy to share photos from Charline and Yves’s September wedding.  No travel time was needed because the wedding was all  in one location. They invested countless hours in getting their beautiful property ready for their 2014 barn wedding .

This resulted in a totally relaxed atmosphere and a fun “no stress” day for everyone!!!  This lovely couple made their dream wedding a reality by doing everything themselves, one step at a time….!!!  This DIY bride thought of every single detail! She  handmade boutonnieres made out of  bullet shells and hand sewn fabric flowers for the bouquets. She even made custom beer bottle openers out of wood and nickels as favors! WOW! Team up Pinterest with Charline’s talent, this girl is now our poster bride for the DIY weddings!

To Charline and Yves, we wish you a lifetime of health, love and happiness!

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February 16, 2015

CHRISTA + JEREMIE’S WEDDING & ENGAGEMENT – OTTAWA-CUMBERLAND

We had the pleasure of photographing this lovely couple as bridesmaid and groomsmen at many of their friend’s weddings, but this time, finally as bride and groom :). Getting to know our clients and developing a great relationship is the key to successful wedding images.  Late September is our favorite times to photograph weddings. The vegetation is at its fullest, it’s not to hot, there’s usually a nice breeze and the sun set’s at the perfect time.

Jeremie was ready for his photo session when we arrived at their beautifully renovated home. (If you are looking to renovate your home, Jeremie Dicaire is your guy!!! His custom work and craftsmanship are amazing. The house, the furniture, the lighting and decor were perfect for photos… all the boys looked really handsome. Jeremie was the best model ever!

After the boy’s coverage, we went to Jeremie’s parent’s home in Orleans for Christa’s bridal session. Wow, she was gorgeous. Everything was perfectly laid out for us and the bridesmaids even had matching kimono robes. Christa is a beautiful, generous and kind person that always thinks of others first. Her personality is infectious and everyone just loves being around her.

The ceremony was at the museum of Cumberland. The outdoor setting was perfect and Christa and Jer hand made all the decorations and accessories that made this country wedding look so “chic”. The defining moment of the ceremony was when Jeremie saw Christa for the first time in her wedding dress…there was not one dry eye in the audience. During the ceremony, a big bull made its way close to us and started ” mooooooing” really loud after the exchanging of the vows, kinda saying he approved..lol. After the ceremony, there was a photo opportunity with the bull, we’ll, if you look at the photos in the post below, the bull really liked Christa and especially her bouquet…all in good humor, no one got hurt and it just gave the guests another story to talk about during the family and bridal party photos. Everywhere you looked, there were photo opportunities at the Cumberland museum…it is such a wonderful venue for wedding photographs. The sunflowers were gigantic and we used them as the backdrop for a lot of photos. When we were finishing the couple’s session, the clouds rolled in and it started pouring rain. We only had one series of photos left to do on the museums train track and we convinced the bride to get “a little wet”. We are all so thankful it was such a beautiful sunny day until that moment.
The reception was held at “The Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club”. Christa and Jeremie are surrounded by amazing friends and families. The speeches were so wonderful, emotional and funny, and, to top it off, the wedding party offered a show stopping performance of a ” wedding rap” to the famous fresh prince of Belair music. The maid of honor Avery and Jeremy’s brother and best man Jasmin wrote the lyrics to this hilarious rap about the lovely couple.  I could hardly focus because I was laughing so hard…High five to the wedding party, this was the best performance from a wedding party ever !!!…
To Christa and Jer, thank you for trusting us to take your wedding photographs. You two are wonderful, perfect for each other, smart, beautiful, and beyond kind. We wish you the very best !!!

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January 16, 2015

Ottawa top professional wedding photographers – New Year’s Eve Ottawa winter wedding

Emotional wedding  first look at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier .  Beautiful winter wedding captured on New Years Eve! To view more, check out our website !

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Ottawa Ontario professional wedding photographers – St Elias Wedding

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To View more photos from Steph & Ja’ds gorgeous wedding, check out our blog

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Ottawa premiere wedding photographers – Bohemian inspired outdoor wedding styled shoot

We just absolutely love this gorgeous Vintage mint truck we borrowed for this boho-chic inspired wedding styled shoot. To see more photos, check out our website 

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August 25, 2014

SARAH + MATT – CARLETON UNIVERSITY OTTAWA WEDDING

 Sarah and Matt tied the knot on a beautiful summer day. The venue was amazing. For a short time, the  Carleton University in Ottawa accepted to do weddings and Sarah and Matt were fortunate to be amongst the very few that got the chance to use this new conference center in Ottawa. Sarah looked radiant, beautiful and elegant in her McCaffrey designer dress and Matt, so handsome.  The wedding ceremony  was on the Carleton University terrace overlooking the park and river. It was a beautiful setting. To make it even better, Keith Langille, from exceptional ceremonies preformed the ceremony and made it original, unique, and added just the right amount of humor to keep the guests and family totally connected from beginning to end!

The family , wedding party and couple photos were done on the terrace and Carleton University grounds. Here are some highlights of the wedding day.

Congratulations again Sarah and Matt. You are perfect for each other. We wish you the best!

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August 8, 2014

KIM & JUSTIN SAY “I DO” AT STANLEY’S OLDE MAPLE FARM

 

Kim and Justin met in 2002 while they were both still attending high school. Justin was in grade 12 and Kim was in grade 10. Although they both went to the same high school (St. Matthews), they did not know each other before they started dating. They met each other for the first time when Kim was invited to go to Justin`s house with a mutual friend. That night Justin asked Kim for her number and they quickly began dating. Justin officially asked Kim if she wanted to “make things official” on October 9th, 2002 and they have been together ever since!!! 

The wedding day started at the groom’s house in Ottawa. Then, we made our way to the Arc Hotel where we photographed Kim and the girls getting ready (she had the cutest flower girls ever) The rest of the wedding day was at Stanley’s Olde Maple farm in Edwards, Ontario. The venue is great for photos, the staff is very helpful and the weather was blazing hot- actually, it was the warmest day we’ve had so far all summer. On another note, Earl from Stanley’s Olde Maple farm went above and beyond for the couple as Kim wanted a photo with her favorite tree, the weeping willow. Since Earl did not have one on his property, he drove around Edwards to find one for Kim. That is great service!  Kim and Justin, you are perfect for each other!!! During the whole day you both were so happy, relaxed and spontaneous that photographing you was such a pleasure… Here are some highlights of your wedding day.

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 DRESS: Alliance (Moose Creek) – Madison Collection by Allure          BRIDEMAIDS DRESSES:‎ David’s Bridal

SHOES: Aldo      Makeup: Clarisse Cale (Idoleyes makeup artistry)

HAIR:‎ Jessica Perez from Rinaldo’s on George           JEWELRY: My Something Borrowed from t.o

SUITS: Moores     GROOMSMEN SUITS: Moores      RINGS: TacoriLa Maison d’Or

CEREMONY AND RECEPTION VENUE: Stanley’s olde Maple Lane Farm          CAKE: Coreen Blais

FLOWERS:‎ Beyond the House

 

Your Ottawa Wedding Photographers: Joelle Martin,  Julie Robichaud-Martin and Guy Martin and Justine

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April 28, 2014

LAURENCE & MASON’S FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER WEDDING

 

 Mason and Laurence met on campus at Queen’s university. You can  find out more about how they met and have a look at their engagement session by “clicking here“. This couple managed to plan their  wedding between long hours of residency and studying to become doctors. They got some help from family of course, but, to pull this off you must be very dedicated and organized.

We started the day at the bride’s parents home in Ottawa, then made our way to the Chateau Laurier for some photos of the groom and his groomsmen. The ceremony was held at the National Art center in Ottawa followed by a wedding reception at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.  The family, bridal party and couple photos were taken downtown Ottawa.  When I think of grace, beauty and elegance, I think of Laurence. She is in every way a true beauty.  Mason is a beautiful person inside and out, he is kind, generous and, a true gentlemen. Guy and I had so much fun taking their wedding photos, but, most of all, enjoying their company.  We wish them the best of luck with their new careers and life together as newlyweds!

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DRESS : Jim Hjelm From Mia Bridal    BRIDE’S SHOES: Nine West  FLOWERS & DECOR: Wedecor 

BRIDEMAID DRESSES: Lazaro Noir  From Mia Bridal

GROOM’S ATTIRE: Custom made by Greg Brocanier‘s in Cobourg

CEREMONY VENUE: National Art Center    RECEPTION VENUE: Fairmont Chateau Laurier

CAKE: Kate Green Cakes

Your Ottawa Wedding Photographers,

Guy Martin, Julie Robichaud-Martin & Joelle Martin

 

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January 28, 2014

Bride & Groom Canada 2014 Cover – Futurs Mariés 2014

We did it again!!!!! Here is a look at the bridal photo session we did in Montreal , Quebec at Château du Vieux Montreal . We had the privilage of working with Stacey Mae Nolan, the Bride & Groom Canada National Manager and her team at ” Futurs Mariés Canada – Bride & Groom Canada” to produce images for their magazine cover and the inside feature. We also have many other wedding images that were used throughout the Bride & Groom 2014 magazine. Here is a look at the photo session we did in Montreal, Quebec.

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Your Ottawa Portrait & Wedding Photographers,

Guy Martin, Julie Robichaud-Martin & Joelle Martin

Studio G. R. Martin Photography – 613-833-3686

 

 

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