19 Wedding Photographers in Ottawa

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! I’m not sure about you, but once my venue was booked, the photographer was my top priority of wedding planning.
Ottawa is full of countless talented photographers who capture love beautifully. During my photographer search, I looked for photos that make me feel. You’ll notice most of these Ottawa based photographers have a similar, outdoorsy vibe since that is what I looked into for my own wedding. Waterfront, hidden gardens, lush forests during golden hour… yes please! If you’re looking for a talented local photographer with a love of natural backgrounds and candid shots, check out these 19 below!
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 Alyssa Govas Photography, untraditional wedding photographer in Ottawa, candid wedding photos, bohemian wedding photography Ottawa, Ottawa's best photographers for elopements & couples, Ottawa wedding photographers, wedding vendors, bridal photography, engagement photo sessions

1. Alyssa Govas

Alyssa refers to herself as an untraditional wedding and portrait photographer, and focuses on intimate weddings of 100 people maximum. Her portfolio is full of organic, candid smiles and a bright, bohemian vibe. She clearly has an artistic vision which she brings to life. ‘It’s about you’.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario. Will travel just outside of the Ottawa region.   

Price: Packages starting at $3000, including your engagement session.

Website: http://www.alyssagovas.com



 Autumn Liggett Photo in Ottawa Canada, Ottawa's top photographers for candid couple shots, Ottawa engagement shoot, wedding packages in Ottawa Ontario, Ottawa's top wedding photographers for the outdoorsy couples, best photographers for weddings in Ontario, Ottawa outdoor photographers

2. Autumn Liggett Photo

Autumn specializes in outdoor events, as she loves natural light and elements. She craves sincere, candid moments, the more adventure the better. This is evident in all of her online photos, full of greenery, waterfront and wooden backgrounds, a lot of big smiles and a dog or two. 

Location: Located in the Ottawa Valley, and eager to travel.

Price: Weddings start at $2450, elopements start at $1800. Both include an option for a discounted engagement session.

Website: https://www.autumnliggettphoto.com


Charlotte Rosalyn Photography, Ottawa's top photographers, talented inclusive wedding photographers in Ottawa, Ottawa's top photographers, best wedding photographers in Ottawa, candid wedding photographers for adventurous couples in Ottawa, outdoor wedding photography Ontario Canada, Ottawa photographers, engaged in Ottawa

3. Charlotte Rosalyn Photography

With inspiration from the outdoors and a belief that ‘barefoot is best’, Charlotte specializes in elopements and intimate wedding photography. She loves authentic moments with adventurous couples, and will likely have you running freely through a field, if you’re up for that.

Location: Based in the Ottawa, Ontario region, but will travel anywhere to document love.

Price: Wedding packages begin at $3000, and include an engagement session.

Website: https://www.charlotterosalynphotography.com



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4. Chelsea Gurr Photography

Chelsea is someone you know you’ll be good friends well before the photoshoot is over. Her inspiration comes from life’s quiet moments, and she hopes for the photos to express the entirety of your relationship. The thought and effort that Chelsea puts into getting to know her couples, shines through in the authentic moments of connection that she captures.

Location: Based in Ottawa, Ontario and always willing to travel.

Price: Elopements starting at $1650, intimate weddings at $2500 and full weddings at $3100.

Website: https://www.chelseagurrphotography.com



Danielle Aisling photography in Ottawa Ontario, storytelling photographer in Ottawa, Ottawa's best photographers for weddings, top wedding photographers in Ottawa, Ottawa wedding vendors to book ASAP, vintage wedding photos Ottawa Canada

5. Danielle Aisling

Captivated by the relaxed, fun moments, Danielle takes photos that capture your story. She specializes in micro-weddings and elopements, and wants to help you get your dream day whether it’s high adventure or laid back. Her photos showcase beautiful candid moments, full of movement, and an earthy touch.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, but is always down to travel, and is available worldwide.

Price: Packages for weddings and elopements starting at $3500.

Website: https://danielleaisling.com



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6. Grace and Gold Studio 

Tracy and her team are obsessed with capturing love in any form. Their photos are rich in colour, with soft editing that accentuates the (usually outdoor) background. You can feel yourself being transported to that moment in time in each shot.

Location: Based in Ottawa, will travel to PEC & Toronto, Ontario.

Price: Wedding collections starting at $4200, including an engagement session.

Website: https://www.graceandgoldstudios.com



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7. Gracie Laura Photography

A lifestyle and wedding photographer, Gracie aims to capture you and your loved ones as you are, being yourselves. Her style is a bit moody and full of depth and colour. Each subject seems to pop in her images and truly stand out against the background.

Location: Located in Ottawa, Ontario, and willing to travel.

Price: Weddings start at $1250, with some packages including engagement session. Email for more details.

Website: https://gracielauraphotography.ca



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8. Hello Lovely 

Jamie and Erin, the Hello Lovely team, seem to be a dynamic duo when it comes to the art of photography. They deliver crisp, bright images that you’re sure to fall in love with. They set up a full experience for you, with an in person (or virtual) meet to make sure they’re the perfect fit for your special day.

Location: They are based in Ottawa, Ontario and will travel.

Price: Wedding packages start at $2000. All packages include an engagement session.

Website: https://www.hellolovelyottawa.com



 Laura Fenny Ottawa photographer, golden hour engagement shoot in Ottawa Ontario, documentary style wedding photography in Ottawa for candid moments, best Ottawa photographers, top photographers for wedding in Ottawa, outdoorsy wedding photos Ottawa River

9. Laura Fenny

Laura is an intimate documentary-style wedding photographer with a passion for creating those tangible moments. Her photos are eye-catching, both modern and timeless. All the golden hour, intimate moments with this portfolio.

Location: Ottawa and Prince Edward County, Ontario.

Price: Intimate weddings starting at $2850, and full day weddings starting at $4000.

Website: https://laurafenny.com



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10. Laura Kelly

Both a photographer and personal development coach, Laura loves to photograph the happiest couples. Her photos are bright and soft, making a statement and representative of her years of experience. She accepts only 18 wedding commissions a year to provide the personal experience and detail you deserve.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Price: Wedding pricing including an engagement session starts at $5350, with custom packages available for smaller weddings.

Website: http://laurakellyphotography.ca



 Lauren McCormick photography, best wedding photographers in Ottawa, top Ottawa wedding photographers, candid moody wedding photos Ottawa Valley, Ottawa based photographer for elopements & intimate weddings, Ontario wedding photographer & engagement shoots for couples

11. Lauren McCormick Photography

Lauren considers herself an untraditional wedding photographer, so scrap the formalities because it’s time to celebrate. Her photos are a little moody and full of life, bringing out the surrounding elements. If you want to feel genuine love from your photographer, she’s your girl.

Location: Located in Ottawa and will travel worldwide to capture love. 

Price: Local weddings starting at $3000 and destination weddings starting at $5000.

Website: https://laurenmccormickphotography.com



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12. Love and Exposure Photography

Elopements, intimate weddings and education, Janita tells your story with moody, earthy images. She considers herself more of an artistic than technical photographer. Her photos really feel like a moment captured and stuck in time.

Location: Works across Ontario and willing to travel outside of the province.

Price: Elopements start at $2500 and weddings begin at $3500.

Website: https://www.loveandexposurephotography.com



 Megan Renee Photography, intimate weddings & elopement photographer in Ontario, Ottawa's best wedding photographers, top 20 wedding photographers Ottawa Ontario, intimate outdoorsy wedding photos, Ontario wedding planning, beautiful couple photos in Ottawa, Ottawa wedding vendors to book

13. Megan Renee Photography

An intimate wedding and elopement photographer, Megan documents your love story, the way you felt it. Her photos are bright and clean, with a natural, candid feel.  Her portfolio showcases a variety of backgrounds and locations, and she captures them all equally well.

Location: Based in Ottawa but will travel anywhere to document your love.

Price: Elopements begin at $1999 and weddings at $2999. Wedding package includes the engagement session.

Website: https://www.meganrenee.ca



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14. Of Wild Dawn Photos

Photography for outdoorsy people, Crystal is primarily a lifestyle and family photographer, who does a very limited number of weddings a year, INCLUDING MINE. I am thrilled to have her as part of my upcoming day. Her photos are timeless and full of life, with crisp colours that seem to glow. She is basically the queen of golden hour.

Location: In and around Ottawa, Ontario.

Price: Wedding packages starting at $1700, which includes an engagement session.

Website: https://www.ofwilddawnphotography.com



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15. Rob Lloyd

Rob is a film and art inspired wedding and elopement photographer. He strives (and achieves) to instill a sense of nostalgia in his photos. He focuses on natural, unscripted moments and connects best with open-minded couples who love adventure and the outdoors.  

Location: Based in Ottawa, Ontario.

Price: Wedding packages start at $700 for partial coverage and $2300 for full day.

Website: https://roblloyd.ca



 Samantha Danis Photography, professional photographers in Ottawa, best Ottawa wedding photographers, top wedding photographers in Ottawa Ontario, beautiful bridal veil photo, black and white wedding photos Ottawa, Engaged in Ottawa, Ottawa weddings

16. Samantha Danis Photography

Sam is a passionate photographer of the madly in love, and wants to provide you quality images that give you all the feels. Her style of photography is true to the moment, capturing those real moments. If a main goal is an epic veil photo or an artsy reflection, she’s your girl.

Location: Located in Ottawa, Ontario.

Price: Wedding packages start at $3850 and includes an engagement session.

Website: https://www.samanthadanis.com



 Scott H Wilson lifestyle & wedding photography, inclusive wedding photographers in Ottawa, Ottawa's best wedding photographers, top photographers in Ottawa for couples, professional wedding photography, artistic wedding photos Ontario Canada, experienced wedding photographers in Ottawa Ontario

17. Scott H Wilson

Scott is a lifestyle, portrait and wedding photographer with a love of nature and animals. He loves the unique story of each wedding and couple. Scott shoots a variety of locations, capturing his couples and venues so well.

Location: Based in Ottawa, Ontario but will travel across Ontario, Québec and beyond.

Price: Weddings starting at $3200.

Website: https://scotthwilson.com



Union Eleven Photographers & videographers in Ottawa Ontario, Ontario's best wedding photographer, professional photographers in the Ottawa valley, Ottawa's top 20 wedding photographers, epic bride and groom photos in Ontario, Ontario Canada's best photographers for engagements & weddings, Ottawa videography for weddings, photography team in Ottawa ON 

18. Union Eleven

Union Eleven is a small team of professional photographers who tell your wedding story and celebrate your most meaningful connections. They take a storyteller approach to photography but also do fine art portraiture, and end up with some pretty striking shots. They also do videography and live streaming!

Location: Based in the Ottawa region.

Price: Wedding coverage starts at $2950.

Website: https://www.unioneleven.com



 Willow and Wander Photography, Ottawa valley photographer, wedding and boudoir photographer in Ottawa Ontario, Ontario's top wedding photographers, best Ottawa photographers for candid photos, outdoorsy couples photography in Ontario, Ottawa wedding vendors, my favourite Ottawa photographers

19. Willow and Wander

Melissa’s photos make you feel as though you could jump right into them and back to a moment. She is both a wedding and boudoir photographer, who is all about genuine laughter and love. She connects well with free-spirited, adventurous couples.

Location: Located in the Ottawa Valley and available to travel.

Price: Wedding collections begin at $3899.

Website: https://willowandwander.com



I couldn’t help but add…

Nicole Vallance Photography in Windsor Ontario, Ontario's best wedding photographers, favourite wedding photographer in Ontario Canada, Canadian wedding photographers who travel, Ottawa wedding vendors, Ontario's top wedding photographers, wedding party photo in Ontario 

Nicole Vallance Photography

Nicole is not based in the Ottawa region, but in my hometown of Windsor, Ontario. Nicole’s photos are pure fairy-tale magic, somehow both light and moody at the same time. I’ve been following her on Instagram for years, and every photo makes me smile. All the natural, greenery, wooden accents, sunshiney, candid, smiley vibes with this one.

Location: From Windsor, Ontario and willing to travel.

Price: Wedding coverage begins at $4600. She has an associate photographer with prices starting at $3500.

Website: https://nicolevallancephotography.com




Note, this was written in September 2021, and prices listed above are subject to change. Photos are not my own. Each photo is from the photographer’s portfolio and is linked to their Instagram page.


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  • AHHHHHHH thank you so much for including me in this amazing list!!!! I’m so honoured and love that you put this together – such an amazing resource for couples looking for their vendors!!! xoxo

    Danielle Aisling

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