Under the marquee wedding at Forest & Stream Club | Montreal

People! I am so excited to share Ariane and Ian’s wedding with you today, which could have seriously been featured (and very well may be in the future) in ANY bridal magazine across the world. These two have impeccable taste, to the point where I cannot even describe how perfect every single detail was. It’s a good thing I’m a photographer, then, yeah? 


From the insanely gorgeous centerpieces to the magnificent lightings, there wasn’t a thing that wasn’t thought of and carefully planned (Thanks to the Fou d’amour planning team). And when I saw Ariane in her wedding dress, I almost lost my breath! (Can’t even imagine how Ian must have felt seeing her during the first look)! I asked her about where the gown came from and she said, “Its a dress I found at Willowby by Watters.” The bride loved the color of the dress and I cannot agree more with her choice  WOW, who would not ?! 


What a joy it was to photograph you two on this special day. I hope your future will be full of happiness, light and just as much beauty! 


Elisa xoxo 

The wedding day began with preparation at the Omni hotel in downtown Montreal… Ariane had an amazing team to curl her hair,  and do her makeup. But can we please have a moment of silence for THAT DRESS?!Ariane had a suite on the 22 floor of the Omni hotel, which provided the most stunning view and the perfect light for wedding preparations…

A champagne colored wedding dress? Yes, please.

The bride was lucky enough to have her mom who helped her every step of the way…

Ariane rocked this bridal portrait like a professional. 

Ian hung out with his parents as they prepared in their suite at the Omni Hotel… The groom looked extraordinarily dapper in his blue suit!

The couple enjoyed a few quiet moments together before the ceremony…

I loved the way Ian gazed at his bride…

Ian and Ariane live in New York city, so they wanted to take their portraits in an area that got a urban vibe– so the Old Montreal was the perfect spot!

The happy couple strolled through the streets of Montreal… It was a beautifully warm day in Montreal and the light was juuuuust perfect…

The wedding was hosted at Forest & Stream private club and served as a perfect backdrop to a stunning day. 

I captured this moment of Ariane walking down the aisle…

… and the best part is that her dad looks just as happy!

The groom was beyond happy to see his stunning bride…

Riverfront wedding dreams in Montreal…  

It was a charming and heartfelt wedding ceremony until…

… dark clouds came troubling the celebrations…So every guests were invited to come inside the venue to finish the jewish ceremony.Oh happy day !

In Montreal, storms doesnt usually last very long so we were lucky to enjoy an outdoor cocktail hour…

Adjacent to the Forest & Stream Club was an elegant marquee, which made a perfect location to dance the night away. Ariane worked hard at planning her wedding from New York city and the team at Fou d’amour ensured her vision was intact by the time the guests were seated…

Strung lights? Check. Climatised marquee reception? Check. French Canadian perfection? Check and check.

Beauty, beauty everywhere…the Forest and Stream Private Club was a perfect backdrop for a wedding…

The couple’s first dance…

The perfect night was made more perfect with amazingly heartfelt speeches…

Heartfelt moments…

As the sun set in Montreal, Saint-Laurence shores served as the perfect location for some last minute wedding photos…Everyone enjoyed the traditional Hora…

I’ll end on this happy note because the newly minted couple ended the night with a beautiful sparklers exit.

Leave these two love, if they get 25 comments on this blog post, they will receive a complimentary 8×10″ print of their favorite wedding day image.

Laissez un message à ces deux amoureux, et s’ils obtiennent 25 commentaires sur cet article de blogue, ils recevront une impression gratuite de 8 × 10 « de leur image préférée du jour de leur mariage.

A verrrrry BIG thank you goes to the amazing team who brought this day to life…


Venue | Forest and Stream Private Club

Planning | Fou d’Amour

Makeup and Hair | Atelier Eva Blanca

Floral | Tendem Floral

Dress | Willowby by Watters

Suit | My Suit NYC

Bakery | Crumbz cake shop

Invitations | Minted

Photographer | Elisa Photography



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  • Linda Sohn
    Posted at 08:00h, 28 July Reply

    What a beautiful wedding. The difference in lights and the setting was gorgeous

  • Lori levine
    Posted at 00:23h, 27 July Reply

    We are so happy to have been able to be there to celebrate your special day with you and your family and friends!
    Beautiful pictures to remember such a meaningful day.

  • Ariel Hechter
    Posted at 15:28h, 26 July Reply

    What a beautiful day and couple! Excited for Arianne to officially be apart of the family ?

  • Randy Simmer
    Posted at 15:53h, 25 July Reply

    What a lucky couple as they will have a gorgeous wedding album to treasure! The photos are beautiful.

  • Rabbi Elina Bykova
    Posted at 14:03h, 25 July Reply

    Love your pictures!

  • Lynn Arakawa
    Posted at 21:20h, 22 July Reply

    These photos express the heartfelt love between the bride and groom and the joy shared with their family members and guests.

  • Kathy McBeath
    Posted at 21:44h, 21 July Reply

    What gorgeous photos of a wonderful wedding! Treasured memories for the beautiful bride and groom!

  • Ken McBeath
    Posted at 21:39h, 21 July Reply

    These pictures bring back the beautiful feelings from that beautiful evening. What a great memento!

  • Randy Simmer
    Posted at 14:33h, 21 July Reply

    The stunning beauty of Ariane and Ian and of every single detail of their wedding is captured in these photos. What a beautiful wedding album they will have to treasure forever.

  • Karen Katz
    Posted at 12:57h, 21 July Reply

    Such a beautiful bride and a gorgeous event. Everything looked spectacular. The photographer did an outstanding job and we certainly enjoyed the commentary. Congrats to you all
    Much love

  • Bonnie Goldish
    Posted at 00:17h, 21 July Reply

    Absolutely gorgeous photographs of an unbelievably beautiful wedding. So so so pretty!!!

  • Jacalyn Broze
    Posted at 00:08h, 21 July Reply

    Beautiful photos. Beautiful couple. Beautiful wedding

  • Cuzin Midgey
    Posted at 23:23h, 20 July Reply

    Stunning is also the word that kept coming to mind while viewing these photos, just stunning. It was a beautiful, joyous and love-filled wedding, elegantly captured by the photographer. But it certainly helps to have a stunning bride and groom.

  • Joe Bergantino
    Posted at 22:08h, 20 July Reply

    A magical evening filled with love and captured so perfectly in these spectacular photos!

  • Candy Altman
    Posted at 21:59h, 20 July Reply

    These might be the most beautiful wedding photos I’ve ever seen-to match a most beautiful couple and wedding weekend!

  • Pati Rosenzweig
    Posted at 17:40h, 20 July Reply

    WOW, just WOW! Each and every one of the photos are absolutely gorgeous, starting with Ariane and Ian.
    What an incredibly beautiful Wedding it must have been. ❤️

  • Vik Orenstein
    Posted at 15:21h, 20 July Reply

    Beautiful couple, beautiful wedding! And lovely Images to capture it all! Mazel Tov!

  • Sally Forbes Friedman
    Posted at 14:23h, 20 July Reply

    The photographs truly capture the love shared by Ian and Ariane. Beautiful bride and groom and beautiful venue with every detail perfectly executed . A truly memorable wedding, overflowing with love and happiness!

  • Sheryl Larkins
    Posted at 13:39h, 20 July Reply

    Wow I love these beautiful pictures and the way the photographer was able to capture their emotions! Fantastic!

  • Greg Helmer
    Posted at 13:20h, 20 July Reply

    Thank you for sharing that with us! They are beautiful – felt like I was there! Congrats to the Newlyweds and the entire family!! Maze Tov

  • DeAnn Thomas-Kvidera
    Posted at 12:56h, 20 July Reply

    Beautiful pictures to treasure. Happy for everyone..

  • Tammy schwartz
    Posted at 12:42h, 20 July Reply

    What fabulous beautiful pictures, and handsom pictures of Bride and Groom looked quite wonderful.

    • Mike Nagell
      Posted at 15:16h, 20 July Reply

      What a beautiful celebration! The parents must be so proud. The guests had to be so impressed to see the fairy tale ceremony unfold. Seeing these pictures makes me feel like I was there.

  • Steven Heifetz
    Posted at 11:47h, 20 July Reply

    Magnificent, such a beautiful couple beautiful night beautiful photographs to treasure forever

  • Andrea Heifetz
    Posted at 09:51h, 19 July Reply

    Such stunning photos!! You captured the beauty of the day and the joy of the bride and groom.

  • Ariane Dembs
    Posted at 09:19h, 19 July Reply

    Ah! These are amazing Elisa.
    Thank you thank you thank you

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