Eric + Betty-Ann’s Rustic Wedding at Ferme Mariposa Farm
(Ottawa Wedding Photographers)
On June 1st I had the honour to photograph Eric and Betty-Ann’s rustic style wedding at Mariposa Farm in Plantaneget, ON (about a 1/2 hr east of Ottawa). Mariposa Farm is a duck farm, which supplies Ottawa area restaurants with duck and foie gras. They also have chickens, geese, pigs, cows, horses and two big dogs at the farm.
A few weeks before their wedding, I photographed Eric and Betty-Ann’s engagement photos, which were shot in various parts of Ottawa to give an urban feel to contrast their rustic style wedding photos.
I was nervous about the weather because there was a 70% chance of rain, including thunder storms in the afternoon and the wedding ceremony was at 4:00pm. However, as I drove towards the farm, the sky began to clear up and the sun came out, so I kept my fingers crossed that the nice weather would last and it did. IT DID! YAHOO!!!! In fact, it lasted all day, until we finished shooting all of our outdoor shots and went inside for the reception. Then it turned dark, the skies opened up and it poured rain–like raining cats and dogs rain! I was SO thankful that the weather held off until we we got what we needed to do finished.
Everything turned out so well. The decorations around the farm were so cute and colourful that they far exceeded my expectations. I was thrilled when I saw them. Everywhere you looked, there was something so cute and rustic. I mean, the salt and pepper shakers alone had me excited to start shooting detail shots. Oh, and you just have to look at the photos to see how gorgeous the wedding arch for the ceremony was with its tree branches, bright red draped fabric and a rainbow of coloured paper lanterns. The details are definitely Pinterest worthy.
I was happy that the weather stayed nice for as long as we needed it and I was even happier when I came home, uploaded the photos onto my computer and started to view them larger than what I was seeing on my camera’s screen. There is so many bright colours and happiness in the photos.
For anyone planning on getting married at Mariposa farm, I would LOVE to shoot there again, so I would LOVE to hear from you! If you’re simply looking for an Ottawa wedding photographer I would love to hear from you too. Don’t be afraid to get in touch with me and we can arrange to meet to see if we are a good fit.
I cover weddings in Ottawa, Gatineau, Kanata, Stittsville, Carp, Nepean, Barrhaven, Richmond, Munster, Arnprior, Carleton Place, Perth, North Gower, Greely, Beckwith, Embrun, Russell, Edwards, Lanark, Orleans, Cumberland, Clarence, Rockland, Alfred and Plantagenet, Hull, Aylmer, Chelsea, Wakefield, L’Ange Gardien, Masson Anges, Buckingham, Montebello and anywhere in between.
And since I am from the GTA, I am available to shoot weddings in Toronto, Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Richmond Hill, Mississauga, York, North York, East York, Scarborough and anywhere else in the GTA.
Invitations: Ann’s Bridal
Venue: Mariposa Farm
Officiant: Carol Cousineau of All Seasons Weddings
Wedding Dress: Custom made
Hair & Makeup: Faces by Noah
Engagement Ring: Kehla Jewellery Design
Decorations: Party City
Caterer: Mariposa Farm
Cakes: Macarons et Madeleines
Photographer: Black Lamb Photography