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July 20, 2017

LEIGH-ANN & DEREK’S FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER & NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL OTTAWA WEDDING

Leigh-Ann & Derek got married at one of Ottawa’s most famous historic buildings built in 1841 , The NotreDame Cathedral Basilica. This church is so beautiful and for photographers, it is a true blessing! We also love to photograph outside the church and use the side doors in the background.

This sweet couple got ready at the Chateau Laurier, they both had rooms there so it was perfect and close to the ceremony site. Leigh-Ann has to be the tiniest bride I have ever photograph. She is so pretty and minute but has the biggest heart ever. Her natural beauty is so stunning, she looked amazing when she put on her wedding dress…wow. Derek is tall, dark and handsome. He is so thoughtful and has the nicest personality and smile!! They make a fantastic couple.   After the ceremony, we took couple and family photos around the church. When all the guests left for the cocktail, we left for a walk at Major hill’s park with the couple and wedding party. There are so many photo opportunities along the way, and walking on such a wonderful day gives time for the couple and wedding party to chat and have fun along the way! The reception was held in our favorite room at the Chateau, The Laurier Room. After diner, we took more photos of the balcony and were blessed with an amazing fireworks show. What an amazing day and evening!

To Leigh-Ann and Derek: You are beautiful, caring and perfect for each other. Congratulations !

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May 3, 2017

ALEX AND PAT’S WESTIN | 18 RESTAURANT’S WEDDING

It all started at the House of Barons, where the groom and his groomsmen got a clean shave. Since high school, the groom has worked at the Westin hotel. It was a perfect fit that both, the bride and groom got ready there. Alex found her dress at Kleinfeld in Toronto. She looked absolutely stunning! The couple’s first look  was photographed at the locks close to the National Art Centre. We were blessed to have an energetic, fun and beautiful couple,  a most amazing wedding party and great positive energy to make the photo session fun! The ceremony was held at the Eighteen restaurant on York Street in Ottawa and the intimate ceremony was performed by a friend. A cocktail style reception following the ceremony was held at the same venue and the bride and groom got to enjoy every minute of it with their guests. First looks are becoming more and more popular. That recipe makes the bride and groom totally stress free to enjoy every minute of the cocktail and reception! To Alex and Pat! Congratulations! Your wedding was a blast!

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March 9, 2017

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum Wedding Photography with Studio G.R. Martin – Isabelle & Scott

 

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum is a beautiful venue for weddings! To see the full blog post, click here:  ISABELLE & SCOTT’S BEAUTIFUL CUMBERLAND HERITAGE VILLAGE MUSEUM WEDDING

 

Your Cumberland heritage Village Museum Wedding Photographers,

Studio G. R. Martin Photography

Joelle, Guy and Julie

613-833-3335

www.martinphotography.ca

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ISABELLE & SCOTT’S BEAUTIFUL CUMBERLAND HERITAGE VILLAGE MUSEUM WEDDING

 Elegance, beauty and class in an organic country setting… This sums up Isabelle and Scott’s wedding pretty well. The museum is located on a 100-acre site in the Village of Cumberland and is home to a small number of livestock in the summer, a working sawmill, forge, carpentry and pump factory, and several other buildings of local historical significance as the schoolhouse, the church and the train station. This museum is an amazing venue for an outdoor wedding, it is only 25 minutes from downtown Ottawa and the scenery and photo opportunity are endless!  We started the day with the groom’s coverage at their friend’s home followed by Isabelle’s bridal session at her parents home in Orleans. The ceremony and the reception was held on site at the Cumberland Museum. The ceremony’s location was carefully selected and designed by Stacey Price and Erin Charmichael from The Design Co. in an alley between two rows of majestic trees. It was breathtaking. When the flower petals where set, and Isabelle walked down the aisle, it was a beautiful moment. To view more photos showcasing the details, style and colour scheme from this wedding, visit The Design co‘s website. The weather was perfect, the guests mingled and visited the site while we took the wedding party and family photos. After the cocktail, we all made our way to the outdoor reception area and enjoyed nachos, tacos, pizza’s and salads from a variety of gourmet food trucks chosen by the bride and groom. Everyone partied on till the early morning!!!

To Isabelle and Scott: Thank you for allowing us to record the events of you’re wedding day. It is a privilege and a great honour to be a part of our couple’s most special day! You make a beautiful couple. We wish you happiness forever and love always!

Congratulations to the proud parents of two beautiful children and one more on the way! For an extra glimpse into their life, check out Isabelle’s lifestyle blog Demoiselle Isabelle!

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March 1, 2017

SABRINA & BABAK’S FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER SUMMER WEDDING

 This powerhouse couple have it all; great careers, amazing families and friends, beauty inside out and love, love, love!!!.  The day started at the Chateau Laurier in our favourite bridal suite! Every detail was photographed and we had fun exploiting the suites versatile decor. We left the fairmont Chateau Laurier for a ceremony at the First baptist Church on Laurier Street in Ottawa. When Babak saw Sabrina walking down the aisle, everyones hearts melted. It was a beautiful moment. After the wedding ceremony, we took our time to photograph the families, wedding party and couple around the church, downtown Ottawa and at Major Hill’s park.  The ceremony was help in the Chateau’s largest room, The Grand Ballroom.  The ambiance, the decorations, the food, the service, everything was top notch! The night was filled with laughter, music, dancing, humour, heartfelt speeches and LOVE. Enjoy this highlight of Sabrina and Babak’s Ottawa wedding.

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February 14, 2017

Ottawa Wedding Photography Studio G.R. Martin – Fairmont Chateau Laurier Ottawa

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December 29, 2016

JESSIE & JOHN’S OTTAWA FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER WEDDING

Thank you so much Jessie and John for allowing us “full creative photography freedom”!!! This is truly the best gift any artist can receive. The results showcase and amazing wedding coverage from morning ’till night.  The process from meeting the two if you from the first consultation to the delivery of your breathtaking 46 page Acrylic image cover white leather album, has been truly wonderful. You two deserve the best, you are wonderful and beautiful inside and out.

Getting to know your clients and establishing trust is the key to creating beautiful images. We hope you enjoy the images from Jessie and John’s Chateau Laurier wedding. Below are a list of vendors who helped make this day magical.

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November 18, 2016

MARIJKE AND COREY TIE THE KNOT AT EVERMORE WEDDINGS & EVENTS IN ALMONTE ONTARIO

 Corey and Marijke are living their first year as husband and wife in Scotland. Corey Cowick is playing for the “Braehead Clan of the Elite Ice Hockey League “. What a great way to travel the world! We wish them good luck in their new lives as husband and wife.

We were lucky to have photographed their special day at the Evermore Weddings & Events in Almonte Ontario. The day was magical, everything was perfect. This venue is amazing and  the catering was done by ” Salt” . We highly recommend them both! The first dance was performed by their friends, the speeches were heartfelt and they were surrounded by great friends and family.  We have been honored to photograph Corey and Marijke’s wedding day. Here are some highlights of the day!

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October 14, 2016

Annie + Hart get married at Stonefields Heritage Farm

A beautiful couple, a beautiful venue, a beautiful day, a beautiful photography coverage by our Studio’s rising star photographers Joelle and Justine! Need I say more!

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July 9, 2016

Chrystal & Mario Say “I Do” At Lago

Chrystal and Mario were a joy to work with. They are beautiful, kind, generous and so much fun! We learned to get to know them throughout the years at weddings and especially when they were both part of a wedding party we photographed in Jamaica. The day started with the boys at Mario’s parents home in Orleans. Just before leaving, we wanted to photograph all the boy outside in the middle of the street. Mario took so long to come out of the house that the guys had time to walk the streets and find a toilet for him to sit on! This was hilarious! We then made our way to the bride’s home for her bridal portrait session. Crystal was stunning! Wow, What a gorgeous bride!!! The bridesmaids, parents and family helped make the morning session go smoothly.  The wedding ceremony and reception was at the Lago Bar restaurent in Ottawa. The ceremony was performed by Alan Viau from All Seasons Weddings Ceremonies. After the group photo, we took family photos with Dow’s Lake as the backdrop. The formal couple and wedding party photos were done at the Experimental Farm. We finished under light rain, in the middle of the street, under the “Little Italy sign”.  A perfect ending to the photo session as the couple were headed to Italy for their honeymoon! The venue, the food, the atmosphere, the music (especially the first dance song performed by Mario’s Dad) were at the rendez-vous! What a memorable night.!!!!! Here are some photos that highlight the day! Congratulations to Crystal and Mario!!!

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