Katie and Christian had an incredible wedding day at La Maquette restaurant, which is now a Berkeley events venue. My cheeks hurt from laughing for a week after photographing this awesome event!

I knew this was going to be a super fun wedding as soon as Katie arrived with a big smile and when Katie and her bridesmaids decided to loosen up with a mini dance party before they even put their outfits on.

Christian wrote his own vows and they were hilarious. As you can see from the photos of people reacting to the speeches, they were also filled with emotion and the guests went from laughter to tears and back again.

I wish you many more years of laughter together, Katie and Christian! Thank you so much for having me there to document your day.

Vendors:
Wedding Day Coordinator: Ange Kavanas from La Maquette
Officiant: Martin Frith
Hair and Make-up:  Claudia Coellho Artistry
Jeweller for rings: Aret Oymakas 
Donuts: Von Donuts
DJ and/or band: Evolved Entertainment

La Maquette restaurant and event venue.

I knew it was going to be a fun wedding when the bride and bridesmaids warmed up with a dance!

We hung up the bridemaids dresses beside the bridal gown for this photo. Check out the custom hanger!

 

Bride and bridesmaids enjoying a drink before the ceremony.

I love how Jackie is admiring Katie over her shoulder in the reflection on the left. On the right, Christian is seeing Katie for the first time on their wedding day.

Katie’s dad walks her down the aisle.

Enjoying the vows.

Vanessa has known Katie since they were two years old. She did a lovely reading during their ceremony.

Enjoying a funny moment during the vows. There were many moments like this one.

Just married!

Family Photo

Enjoying a quiet moment together after the ceremony.

Having another shared laugh.

Bridal party at La Maquette

Katie said she has one cheesy request for a wedding party photo. I think it’s cute, don’t you?

Ultimate photobomber on the bike.

Downtown Toronto wedding photos.

We paused for a quick photo when we saw the Toronto streetcar.

 

Fun with the bridal veil!

Doesn’t Christian have the coolest vest?

Enjoying a kiss.

These two are always great for a laugh!

Nose to nose.

Happy couple.

Reception at La Maquette.

Millenial portrait.

Laughing at the speeches.

Guests enjoying the speeches.

Laughing so hard she’s crying.

I love it when grooms really feel the moment too.

He laughed and cried so loudly everyone else started laughing!

Emotional moment during the speeches.

Another funny moment.

Donut buffet.

Father daughter dance.

Mother son dance.

Fun at the reception.

Fun with dresses!