Chinese Umbrellas for Rainy Day Wedding Photos

Worried about rain on your wedding day, and how it might affect your pictures? Why not bring Chinese umbrellas to protect your pretty bridesmaids as this bride did? They look amazing in photos and can be purchased straight from Amazon. Even if it doesn’t rain, Chinese umbrellas look amazing in photos.  

3 Tips for Pulling off Mismatched Bridesmaid’s Dresses  

There’s a great new trend in weddings: let bridesmaids choose their own dresses, but all in the same colour. I love this trend – everyone looks more comfortable in a style that suits them (and therefore looks better in photos), and the thrifty-miss / anti-consumer in me rejoices that the dresses will be worn again…

Why not a Vineyard Wedding in Montreal?

Ever dreamed of getting married in a vineyard? Well, you can, right here in Montreal. Well, Le Château Taillefer Lafon isn’t actually Montreal – it’s in Laval, but it’s just a short drive from downtown, and it’s an honest-to-goodness vineyard, complete with a medieval-looking chateau, fountains, stone terraces and pretty wedding arbour outside for getting married…

Don’t Skip the Wedding Album

More and more, people are deciding not to invest in wedding albums. They say “I’ll make my own album,” or “I just want the digital files,” or “Albums are too old-fashioned.” It doesn’t make sense to me. People will spend thousands – even tens of thousands of dollars – on their weddings, but then decide…

6 Spectacular Locations for Wedding Photos in Montreal

The six most spectacular locations for wedding photos in Montreal are: Old Montreal World Trade Centre Atwater Market Westmount Park Botanical Gardens Bois Franc Old Montreal / Vieux-Montréal With its old-world grandeur, winding cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn buggies, Old Montreal is the perfect place for wedding photography. Here are photos of Karyn and Brett’s wedding that shows…

First Look Wedding Photos: 4 Reasons Why I Recommend Them

The “First Look” is a photo shoot on the wedding day when the photographer captures the bride and groom seeing each other for the first time. It happens a few hours before the wedding ceremony and is pre-arranged by the wedding photographer. Here are 4 reasons why I recommend them: It’s a great opportunity for highly charged,…

100 Montreal Wedding Venues – From a Photographer’s Perspective

As a wedding photographer, I’ve photographed over 100 of the finest hotels in Montreal, as well as reception halls, golf courses, boutique hotels and other on-of-a-kind wedding venues. I’ve included links to each of these venues below, plus short comments about of each venue. One-of-a-Kind Venues Pointe-à-Callière Pointe-à-Callière – Giant glass cube on the archeology museum…

“Do I Need a Second Photographer at my Wedding?”

I get asked this all the time: “Do I need a second photographer at my wedding?” My answer is, you can do without it, but here’s why I recommend it: The second photographer captures fun, unposed moments The second photographer watches for details that can ruin your photos The second photographer captures different angles from the main photographer…

On a Budget? 6 Hours Photography Can be Enough

When people come to my studio looking for a wedding photographer, I know they’re intimidated by the price. They want great wedding photos – sure – but they’re wondering “why are wedding photographers so expensive?” Yes, I am expensive – but only if you hire me for the full day. But there’s a solution: hire the best…

Getting Married? Start with Costco

Getting married? Smart couples start their wedding planning with Costco. From flowers to jewellery to photo books, Costco has many of the things on your list at a fraction of the price – even honeymoons and wedding arbours. Jewelry Why not buy your engagement ring and wedding bands at Costco? Being Costco though – a…