Blair Gable

little-italy-weddingLeanna and Danny’s early autumn wedding at Lago on Dow’s Lake was one that I was really happy to be able to photograph. I was almost too swamped to be able to take it on, but I am very glad that I did! Not only are they really great people to know, full of kindness and laughter, but they hosted a very heart felt wedding for their friends and family. There were lots of games during the dinner and reception to keep their guests laughing and at the end of the night, they launched paper boats carrying their wishes for the future into Dow’s Lake. If only I could have also gotten them into some paddle boats… little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding little-italy-wedding

I’ve known David for many years and know that one of the last places he wants to be is in front of the camera. Also a photographer, I know it was difficult for him to turn off that switch that makes you want to have a camera in your hands. Alison, I only really got to know few months before the wedding. After speaking with the two of them together, I knew this would be a wedding that reflected their personalities perfectly. Quiet, understated, admittedly a little awkward, full of love and appreciation. The ceremony and reception were held at the Courtyard Restaurant in Ottawa’s ByWard Market. The paper cranes, sprinkle-crusted cake, and penis balloons? were just a few of the subtle symbols and mementoes that made their wedding authentic to them.

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Meaghan and Nic spent the morning helping each other get ready in the Colonel By Suite at the Ottawa Westin and watching Jaws 2 before holding their intimate wedding ceremony against the downtown skyline. They were chauffeured from the Ottawa Westin to the National Arts Centre for portraits, then to Erlings Variety in the Glebe in a classic grey limo driven by a man named Pepe. Their wedding was classic, contemporary, and intimate all at the same time.

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Congratulations Meaghan and Nic!

It was cold outside, but this New Years Eve wedding was worth every moment with frozen hands! Mimi and Ryan spent the morning getting ready together at the Hilton Lac Leamy and the evening getting married at the Courtyard Restaurant in the ByWard Market. It is always fantastic when you get to shoot a groom helping his bride into her wedding dress!

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Jessica and Matthew’s spring wedding happened in three places I have never photographed before, which means that I was supper excited to be making photos! Their ceremony was held at the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC), their portraits were taken at the Nepean Sailing Club and Hintonburger, and their reception was at the Yangtze Dining Lounge. What a great combo of locations to work in. I photographed Jessica’s sisters wedding last summer in Sault Saint Marie and I am always happy to keep things in the family.

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Great Canadian Theatre Company wedding

Yangtze lounge wedding

Yangtze lounge wedding

Yangtze lounge wedding

Yangtze lounge wedding

Yangtze lounge wedding

 

Cheers, Blair
Ottawa wedding photographer