A Downtown Ottawa Wedding


Alyssa and Shane were married on a really hot summer day in August 2016. The ceremony was held at the beautiful St. Patrick's in downtown Ottawa, where fans worked overtime. Afterwards, we lingered outside the church for some breeze and to soak in all the congratulatory hugs and kisses from family and friends, especially from Alyssa's grandma. From there, we headed over to a nearby park for the family and wedding party formals, complete with a quick McDonald's take out break before we settled in to our couple's shoot. 

Walking around with Alyssa and Shane as we made our way over to the Delta for their reception, I took a quick glance at the last frame of their bride and groom portraits on my camera - I told them then that they were one of my favourite couples to shoot. Ever.

Yes, my camera really loved these two. But it was also because of how super easy going they were. And how they totally forgot about me - in a good way, of course! I was able to shoot them as candidly as I could. They were just so in to each other, I could've kept shooting them all day and night! 

Here are some of my fav images from Alyssa and Shane's wedding...


Photography by Kristin de Castro