Last summer, I photographed a beautiful wedding in Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. Valerie and Sacha’s daytime wedding ceremony and reception were held at the Manoir Rouville Campbell, a hotel along the Richelieu river. The wedding ceremony was held outdoors under a tent. After a brief cocktail hour in the gardens, the guests enjoyed luncheon in a sunny reception hall.
Violin and cello duo in the Orangerie reception hall
A live string duo gave the wedding reception an elegant touch as they played musical arrangements. Valerie had prepared a special waltz with her dad for the father-daughter dance. The bride and groom’s choice of live musicians instead of a DJ brought a classic style that blended perfectly with the serene ambiance of the Orangerie hall.
Mont Saint-Hilaire wedding photography at the nature park
After the daytime reception ended and they said goodbye to their guests, the bride and groom and I headed to Parc Mont-Saint-Hilaire for their wedding portraits. Mont-Saint-Hilaire park was a great choice of location for their wedding photos, since Valerie and Sacha are an outdoorsy, active couple. A park staff member was kind enough to guide us in his jeep up to Hertel Lake where I took some simple wedding portraits of the couple as they relaxed after their big day. As the sun set, we were able to get some beautiful silhouette photos and some moody, quiet portraits.
If you’re planning a wedding at Manoir Rouville-Campbell and you like natural wedding photos, please send me a quick message because I’d love to work with you!
Here’s a selection of wedding photos to enjoy: