Leanne and Joshua are absolutely incredible. Having met in elementary school and started dating since grade eleven. That means they’ve been together for over 14 years! They have grown up together, with their family homes ten minutes apart, they have truly built a life together. Recently, they picked up their lives and moved to Calgary for Joshua’s job. Despite all the many years together, they still call each other best friends and that their relationship is always an adventure.
Leanne and Joshua’s wedding style was traditional with a touch of glam. They chose gold, pink, white and berry for their colour scheme which was so classic yet so modern. Leanne and Joshua flew back to Toronto to celebrate their wedding day with their family and friends. The day started off at their family homes where they got ready for their Catholic ceremony at their family church.
Leanne’s dress was literally so stunning and so unique! She wore a pretty slim fitting dress to fit her tall frame but added a bit of colour and flair to her bridal look with a soft blush skirt which just added to the back of her dress. It was literally amazing because it had a long pretty train and it was so easy to take off at the end of the night for dancing. Too perfect!
I loved loved loved photographing the bride and groom pictures. As I discovered during their winter engagement session in the snow, they are both complete natural when it comes to pictures because they just are so lovey-dovey! I absolutely love when my couples allow themselves to just enjoy the moment as I am so easily able to capture their love and who they really are.
Their wedding reception was held at the beautiful Chateau Le Jardin. It has gorgeous crown molding and high ceilings featuring chandeliers in all the rooms. Leanne had tall gold trumpet vases topped with a variety of florals in white, pink and berry. The head table was dressed in champagne linens and low arrangements. Ashton Creative did an amazing job with all the floral arrangements! Everything looked so fresh and glamorous! But what I really loved about the venue was the gorgeous staircases and windows that we could use for photos! It was so regal and so beautiful.
Both Leanne and Joshua’s parents both shared heartfelt speeches of how happy they were to finally celebrate this day. The keyword there was finally. They both felt that they had been waiting their wedding day for so long and were so glad that it was finally here! At the end of the night, we headed onto the front patio for some wedding sparkler fun with some of Leanne and Joshua’s friends. Always love some sparkler fun to end the night!
As I go through these pictures I can’t help but think what a truly amazing day this was! And it really all came down to Leanne and Joshua. They are two incredible people who have come together in a way that everyone was so excited to celebrate. Just like they are as a couple, their day was really special. We were so happy to capture this amazing day for you guys!
Wedding Photographer: Samantha Ong Photography
Ceremony Venue: Our Lady Of Annunciation Church
Reception Venue: Chateau Le Jardin
Decor: Under Wraps
Groom Attire: Harry Rosen, Hugo Boss, and Nordstrom
Hair & Makeup: Picasso Studios
Bridesmaid Gowns: Dessy Group
Groomsmen Attire : Le Chateau
Co-Ordinator: Tradinoi Events
Florist: Ashton Creative
DJ: DJ Emporium