Brix + Mortar Vancouver Wedding
Lisa + Marshall // Vancouver
What can I say about Lisa and Marshall’s wedding? The day turned out beautifully and was laid back from the start with a great celebration and partying to finish the night. First of all, it was a perfect Vancouver day. I started off with Marshall spending time with his father, Mark on the rooftop of his Olympic Village apartment. Mark helped Marshall get ready and passed down his own father’s wedding band to Marshall, as they reminisced and prepared for the day ahead…
After capturing their time together, I took some wedding portraits of Marshall before heading down to see Lisa, getting ready with her mother and sister. The laid-back vibe continued and once ready, we drove towards Vancouver’s Main Street where Lisa and Marshall would see each other for the first time (‘first look’ / reveal) in front of a wall of vines. I love these moments, the first time a couple sees each other on their wedding day, elongated and cherished. It also allows for more portraits and boy did we take advantage of the time we had before the ceremony.
Lisa and Marshall had a close friend drive us around areas in Gastown and Railtown that we had picked out (snacks and drinks all ready for us and packed) and we covered a lot of ground. The cherry on the cake being Ask For Luigi’s letting us shoot inside as they were preparing for the evening ahead. We were swift but seized the opportunity. Super grateful for that! Legends.
Later, we made our way to the ceremony at Vancouver’s premier wedding venue, Brix and Mortar. I love this venue because their staff always deliver the smoothest service from start to finish and the interior is well decorated, and always a dream to shoot in. They have a new lick of paint inside the restaurant too that has really brightened everything up beautifully.
We took some time to capture some portraits of Lisa’s and Marshall’s closest family and friends and then local guitarist Ruel Morales set the tone as guests started to arrive. The ceremony was intimate and emotional, Marshall holding back the tears as he saw Lisa walk down the aisle, ready to get married, witnessed by their loved ones.
I could go on and on about the evenings speeches, the donuts that were eaten, the toasts that were made, and all the dancing that followed (I found it really hard to leave the dance floor!) .. but it’s time to get onto the wedding images, so I hope you enjoy this one as much as I did shooting it.
Thank you for choosing me to document your day, Lisa and Marshall!
Shout out to Vancouver’s finest for bringing the awesome on this day:
Bride and Groom’s getting ready location: Olympic Village
Ceremony Location Brix + Mortar Restaurant
Wedding Co-ordinator: Inspired Events Group – Lindsey Siego
Lisa’s Dress: Union Bridal
Dress designer: Rime Arodaky
Hair Stylist + Makeup Artist: All Dolled Up – Victoria Long
Florist: Budget Blooms – Jane
Cake Artist: Cartem’s Donuts
Wedding DJ: DJ BFad
Photo Booth: Dang Good Booths
Guitarist for ceremony: Ruel Morales
I always love shooting at Brix + Mortar Restaurant, it has the perfect backdrop and intimacy for a downtown Vancouver wedding ceremony, and would jump at the chance to shoot here again. If you’re getting married or know someone who is and you like what you see above, then please get in touch. I’d love love to get to know you and hear more about your wedding photography and your big day!
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Wedding & Portrait Photographer based in Vancouver, BC