20 Wedding Photographers in Ottawa
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
9. Hilary Elizabeth Photography
With a focus on both weddings and interiors, Hilary hopes to capture all of your beautiful moments and spaces. Her portfolio is full of bright, magical photos featuring candid moments and a killer flat-lay or two. She loves bringing a rustic elegance to life.
Location: Located in Ottawa, Ontario and will travel for your day.
Price: Wedding packages starting at $2950 with a complimentary engagement session.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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.
I couldn’t help but add…
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.
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.