The Ottawa Wedding Show: Photography


Your wedding day will seem a like a flash. For months you have planned it. Now you feel that the day went too quickly. There is so much going on that you are in sensory overload. This is why you need a professional photographer to capture the moments of the day - so that you can re-live it for years to come. In general, we humans are pretty lousy are remembering things. This especially true when you become super busy with lots of sensory information coming your way. This overload makes it seem like time goes by quickly. Your wedding day becomes a hazy memory of salient points. I've seen … [Read more...]

The Ottawa Wedding Show: Food


What food you will serve at your wedding is the subject of great discussion. With so many choices it is difficult to select what is appropriate. Now’s not the time to give up and go for the mundane. Weddings are often remembered for the food that was served. It is something in which everyone loves to indulge. There are so many choices. Key considerations are; what type of food, how it is served and by where. The type of food offered at your wedding can reflect on what you love to eat. For example, it can be of a certain ethnic flare such as East Indian or Mexican. It can range from pub … [Read more...]

The Ottawa Wedding Show: Venues


Congratulations you are getting married. You are anticipating the event already. The venue is probably the first decision you will need to make. The Ottawa Wedding Show features some fabulous options. Believe it or not, your wedding venue will be the key choice for your wedding. Everything else really depends on it including the food, decor and perhaps your ceremony too. Venues quickly book up for the sweat spot of weddings - Saturday evenings from Victoria Day to Thanksgiving. It is important for you to quickly decide because you may need to change your desired date if your dream venue is … [Read more...]

My Favorite Wedding Dresses of 2013


By Dr. Alan Viau - As with many other people, the end of the year is a time of reflection on what was 2013. There were four wedding dresses worn by brides for whom I performed weddings that stood out in my mind. Each was a superb choice for the woman who wore them. Disney Princess: Her dream was to be a Disney Princess. Stunning as she walked down the aisle, it even took my breath away. Yes, she married Prince Charming. Read more... My Favorite Wedding Dresses of 2013 Dr. Alan Viau is a professional wedding officiant in Ottawa. … [Read more...]

Wedding Bouquets of 2013


By Dr, Alan Viau - Flowers and weddings go together. They are part of the romance. Flowers add beauty, delicacy and flare to an event. I love lots of flowers. But what will you choose for your day? From 2013, here are bouquets from brides whose wedding ceremony I performed. As you can see, they add personality to the day. They reflect who you are. Have fun designing your bouquet. Roses are always popular and classically romantic. Be careful as a big bouquet can be heavy to hold for a length of time. Read more... Wedding Bouquets of 2013 Dr. Alan Viau is a professional wedding … [Read more...]