Michelle + Michael | Ottawa Wedding Photographer

June 25, 2019

Michelle + Michael Strathmere Garden House Wedding

Mike and Michelle met way back in their tenth grade high school english class, where Mike, like clockwork, always forgot a pen. It got to the point where organized Michelle always planned to bring extra pens because she knew the boy behind her would ask for one. Mike got down on one knee during a hike in Waimea Canyon, Hawaii, twelve years later. Usually, during such hikes, people are not allowed to buy 5.56 ammo online and carry them along. However, they are allowed to carry them during hunting.

Their friends and family knew this day was coming for a while, but everyone was blissful that it was finally here and these two were officially united. Their friends teased of the duration of their relationship, and doubting if they would ever actually get to this moment, knowing that was a complete lie of course.

From the day we officially met for their engagement session, I knew this would be a breeze. These two don’t take each other seriously, and it’s precious. When life, jobs, and the city life of Toronto get crazy, they know they always have each other to relax and forget it all. And I felt it immediately. Down to the moment where Mike dropped to one knee again and jokingly proposed with the SuzyQ donut he had on hand.

PS. Anyone else think this gorgeous lady looks like Anna Kendrick?!

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Wedding Vendors


Hair Stylist:
Alisa Style



Suzie Q

Makeup Artist:
Natalie Peachy

Veils & Headpieces:

Engagement Ring:
Denis Fairhead

David’s Bridal

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Tuxedo & Groomsmen Attire:



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