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Toronto Wedding photographer Dmitri Markine presents local Toronto and destination weddings from around the World.

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Stunning Cancun Mexico Destination Wedding

Absolutely stunning destination wedding from Cancun, Mexico. Took nearly 3 hours to sort through over 1000 images and pick a few for this blog post.  The multi-day event began with a Catholic ceremony with an additional Hindu beach ceremony on a different day. A lot of effort was taken with scheduling to make sure favorable sunlight is being...

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New York City Wedding Photography | Amazing NYC Photoshoot

A few photographs from a wedding photoshoot from NYC. I am not sure how to categorize this. Wedding? Engagement? Trash the Dress? Creative wedding session?  This couple from Hong Kong flew to New York to have their wedding photographs captured( along with another location) with the wedding itself happening in Hong Kong.  They wanted unique and...

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Wedding | Indian Wedding Photography in Calgary

Had a pleasure of flying to Banff, Alberta recently to document a gorgeous Indian wedding at one of the most beautiful places in Canada – Lake Louise. It was a 2-day wedding.  Day 1 took place at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel where Sikh, Hindu and other ceremonies were held from morning to evening.  While the view of the mountains...

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Havana Cuba Destination Wedding Photography Session

Incredible day-long session in Havana, Cuba. I posted Part 1 which took place in NYC. Please check it out if you haven’t already done so.  This couple has never been here and I was happy to introduce them to Havana and took them to some of my favorite places in the city. Those who have been avoiding Cuba due to food will find a lot of...

Ice Hotel wedding in Quebec

Ice Hotel Wedding | Hotel De Glace Wedding Photography

I was very excited when one of my couples said their winter wedding is going to be at the famous Ice Hotel in Quebec.  Hotel De Glace (the official French name) is located a short drive from Quebec City and adjacent to the Valcartier resort.  Every winter the ice hotel is rebuilt from the ground up with new rooms, theme and designs.  Everyone who...

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New Delhi India Engagement Photography | Portraits from India

I recently spent quite a bit of time in India, traveling all over the country.  As some of you already know, I’ve been there before,but never for so long and trying to do it the “local’ way. I’ll go into that a bit more later. I’ll start this blog with some pictures from a gorgeous engagement session which was...

Quebec City Wedding Photography | Persian Wedding

Beautiful Quebec City Persian wedding at Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. It’s always an immense pleasure to document weddings in the historic Quebec City. I can certainly say that it is a cultural and architectural gem of North America. I get to shoot a lot of weddings across Canada and USA, however this city always steals my heart and...

Lake Mohawk Country Club Wedding in Sparta, New Jersey

Beautiful Greek and Jewish wedding at the Lake Mohawk Country Club in Sparta, New Jersey. Sparta is less than an hour away from New York and surrounded by lakes and picturesque farms. The venue is situated on the lake with charming views of the surrounding area. The outdoor sunset wedding ceremony on the lake was gorgeous. After the ceremony we...

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Costa Rica Destination Wedding Photography | Tamarindo Beach | La Fortuna

This couple from Los Angeles, California fell in love with Costa Rica and its diversity. Eventually they settled on having their beach destination wedding in one of the most beautiful coastline towns – Tamarindo.  This town is known to many for its great waves and lots of people come here to surf. It’s also surrounded by a few charming...

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Sikh Indian Wedding at Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico

Amazing Moon Palace Golf and Spa resort Sikh Indian wedding in Cancun, Mexico. I photographed a lot of destination weddings in the last 12 months, including quite a few South Asian weddings in USA, Canada, Mexico and few other places. Moon Palace resort is always a pleasure to visit as food, hotel amenities and service is one of the best and...

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Ismaili Indian Wedding in Atlanta Georgia

Excited to show another South East Asian wedding. This multi-day Indian wedding was photographed in Atlanta, Georgia. Every year I photograph a lot of Sikh, Hindu and Ismaili South Asian weddings all over the World along with so many other cultures and I am grateful to all the couples to entrust their special day in my hands. This couple lives in...

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Canoe Restaurant Chinese Wedding Photography in Toronto

This awesome couple lives in Chicago, IL, but came to Toronto to get married. The morning started pretty early with getting ready at Trump Hotel in downtown. From there we had a photo session for a few hours in different parts of Toronto.  After we took enough photographs outside, we continued the session inside the Canoe restaurant, on the 54th...

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Engagement Photography Session in Cayo Coco, Cuba

Due to a number of requests, I am posting an engagement session I photographed in Cayo Coco, Cuba.  Some images were taken at Melia Jardines Del Rey resort in Cayo Coco, while others were taken around the city of Morón – with some beautiful old buildings and people. I photographed a lot of destination weddings in Cuba over the years and all...

Old Quebec City Wedding | Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

This intimate elopement wedding with the 20’s Hollywood theme took place in Old Quebec,  a city which I can photograph endlessly due to it’s gorgeous architecture and European charm. Their children and parents were the only guests.  First half of the day took place at Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel where most of the photographs...

Copper Creek Golf Club Wedding Photography in Toronto | St Paul’s Basilica

Beautiful wedding in Toronto I captured for Melissa and Adam. The ceremony was held at St Paul’s Basilica, a truly gorgeous church in the heart of the city.  After spending a bit of time taking pictures around downtown Toronto we drove to the Copper Creek Golf Club where the fun continued with the Old Hollywood styled setting.  Cropper Creek...

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JW Marriott Indian Wedding| Atlanta, GA Ismaili Wedding Photography

As a wedding photographer my job takes me different cities and countries every year. About 5 months ago I was flown to Atlanta, Georgia to photograph a gorgeous 4-day Ismaili wedding. As with all multi-day South Asian and Indian weddings, there were a lot of cultural ceremonies, great variety of beautiful and colorful Indian outfits for the bride...

Bruce Peninsula Wedding session J+R || Tobermory, Canada

A while back I went camping to the Bruce Peninsula National Park near a little town of Tobermory on Georgian Bay.  Bruce Peninsula is also known for the Sauble Beach, which was named as one of the best 5 beaches in Canada.  When I return home I thought how amazing it would be if I had a chance to take one of my couples there for a session. 2...

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Toronto Greek Wedding Photographer | Paramount Banquet Hall

Greek weddings always have a special place in my heart. I usually capture about 2-3 per year in Toronto and sometimes other parts of Canada and even USA.  This was an absolutely humbling experience in some aspects of wedding photography. There were a few things that made the reception special for guests. Kids and adults loved a magician. When it...

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Toronto Engagement Session || M+A || Airplanes

I am delighted to show a few images from a recent engagement session I photographed with a couple not too far from Toronto. We took an awesome looking car and a cool looking airplane and put them on the runway of the busiest non commercial airport in the country… After we finished  with the planes, a few more photographs were taken nearby...

Royal Ambassador Wedding || S+R

What a great year it was!  I’ve had a chance to travel to a few countries outside of Canada and photograph so many amazing couples.  I’ve just spent a few hours looking at all the sessions  and it brought so much joy and unforgettable memories which I shared with my clients. The secret is, one of the main sources for my inspiration is...

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Hilton Suites Hotel Wedding in Toronto

Irene and Eugene live in Edmonton, AB,  but decided to get married here in Toronto. Due to the distance, all communication was via email and we only got to see each other a few days before the wedding day. After they arrived to Toronto we  had a chat and then spent a great evening outside taking their engagement pictures. Wedding itself was held...

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Liberty Grand Wedding, Toronto

Every wedding is unique,even though sometimes the venues and places for photographs are the same. I always push myself to create new photographs and see things from a different perspective. As always, my clients are the ones to inspire me and push my vision higher. This wedding took place At the Liberty Grand in Toronto  with a catholic ceremony...

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Canadian Museum of History Wedding | Sri Lankan Wedding Photography in Ottawa

Stunning Sri Lankan wedding at one of the best venues in Ottawa – Canadian Museum of History.  I am always excited to document events in our capital city and was excited to come back to document a wedding at Canadian Museum of History again.  The views across the Ottawa River are really stunning, overlooking the Parliament Hill and Fairmont...

Holland Marsh Wineries Wedding

Holland Marsh Winery was a beautiful location which brought together this wonderful couple and their family and friends, on a gorgeous sunny day. For some reason wineries aren’t very popular and I really hope these photographs will persuade more and more couples to consider them as their wedding venues.   “Marriage is like a good...

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Trinidad And Tobago Wedding || V+T

These photographs are not from the actual wedding. Tony and Varuna live in Trinidad, a country mostly known for its one of a kind annual carnival. They got married a bit earlier and just wanted to have really good wedding photographs. We picked a time frame that was convenient for all of us and after 7 months of planning, I flew in for the session...

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Terrace Banquet Hall Wedding || Toronto || I+T

It is Tuesday  and I figured it is about time I post something again as it’s been a while.  It’s busy as always with local and destination weddings and engagements. For newly engaged couples I’d suggest to get in touch ASAP as almost all dates for next year are already taken!! Spent the whole morning today picking up REALLY SWEET...

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Dreams Riviera Cancun Wedding || Mexico

With a summer-like March and a snowy April at the end of it, I think we are finally ready for the summer!!  🙂   Although this wedding took place in the winter, it was shot in Mexico at Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort  so we had a really warm and (mostly) sunny weather. It was pretty cloudy on the day of the wedding and it almost rained at the...

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Retro Engagement Toronto

Not often do I get to shoot themed engagement sessions. This one had a really cool retro theme, with an awesome old car and matching clothing.  It was definitely a lot of fun to photograph! It was a little bit rainy on that day in Toronto  and at first we even thought of changing the dates, but I am so glad we didn’t!! Here are a few of the...

Downtown Wedding, Toronto Canada

Charlie and Lorraine got married in downtown Toronto at Colborne Lane.  The food(more like art, taste and presentation wise) was simply amazing! Getting ready shots were taken at their condo in downtown and then we just walked to the restaurant, taking pictures along the way. I guess you are seeing by now that this wedding is not very traditional...

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Toronto Polish Wedding A+P

Happy Holidays everyone! Last year was amazing and I am so grateful to all the past and new  clients who’ve put their trust in me!!  Right now I am doing a personal assignment in Africa and will be back home in January to start another awesome year. This wedding was held on the same day as  the  Toronto Polish Festival. The church was right...

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West River Event Centre | Indian Wedding Toronto

I just realized it’s been a while since my last blog update. So, here I am presenting to you a  gorgeous Indian wedding that was shot over the course of 2 days in Toronto. It was a lot of fun to be there with the couple and share their moments. 1st day was at the West River Event Centre where the ceremony took place followed by a a reception...

Graydon Hall Manor Wedding in Toronto

Graydon Hall Manor Wedding | Toronto Korean Wedding Photography

Graydon Hall Manor wedding venue is for the engaged couples who want a stunningly elegant all-in-one place to get married at. You can get ready upstairs in one of the rooms and have a private ceremony inside or outside in the beautifully landscaped garden.  There’s a reason Graydon Hall Manor is considered as one of the best wedding venues...

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Costa Rica || La Fortuna || Springs Resort & Spa Wedding

When you think of a destination wedding, most would think of an ocean and sand. This couple however decided to do something a bit different and they got married in Costa Rica,  La Fortuna @ the Springs Resort and Spa ,  near a live volcano & rain forests.  It does rain quite often in the area, but we mostly managed to avoid it over the course...

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Toronto Sikh Indian Wedding Photography | Apollo Convention Centre

All Indian weddings are very different. This Sikh wedding that took place in Toronto is no different. There were a lot of tiny details from two different religious ceremonies and the images bellow just show a few examples of them. Apollo Convention Centre was a wonderful venue and I was happy to be there again. Sikh wedding photography in Toronto...

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Toronto Jewish Wedding Photographer | Cultural Weddings in Canada & USA

I really enjoy cultural weddings and documenting various traditions and religious ceremonies. Jewish weddings are among them with so many religious, spiritual and cultural events which are a joy to watch.  As with any other destination and local weddings, I strive to find new angles and creative ways to capture all the details differently. This is...

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Same Sex Wedding Photography Toronto Canada

Over the years I was fortunate to photograph a number of same sex weddings here in Toronto, Canada, Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY, USA As a photographer, it is great to see when 2 people truly love each other and I’d like to show a few photographs from one of such weddings that took place in Toronto. Unfortunately, one of the brides had a...

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Best Wedding Photographers in Canada – Photo Life Magazine

I was going to post this on Thursday,but looked at the date and it was April 1st. I figured some would think it’s a joke and I decided  just wait an extra day 🙂 April-May 2010  issue of Photo life and Photo Solution magazines are out and it’s a feature on 5 best wedding photographers in Canada.  It definitely felt good to represent...

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Riu Palace Punta Cana Wedding || Dominican Republic

Here’s another amazing Indian destination wedding in Dominican. The couple had a religious Indian ceremony in Toronto before their beach wedding. This destination wedding took place at Riu Palace Punta Cana, a magnificent resort located in the Dominican Republic. Here are a few photographs to highlight the wedding day and a trash the dress...

Hockley Valley Resort Wedding

Hockley Valley Resort Wedding | Ontario Wedding Photography

Hockley Valley is a ski resort, located about an hour north of Toronto.  It’s one of the best ski resorts in Ontario and I was happy to be here to document an amazing couple and their special moments. The resort offers beautiful modern rooms where bride and groom can get ready. A lot of options for the ceremony and the reception.  Hopefully...

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PhotoEd Magazine: Following His Art

Happy to announce PhotoEd  magazine wrote a 6-page feature about me in their 2010  Spring/Summer issue. The whole issue of this educational photography magazine is all about wedding photography! Big thanks to Felix Russo for the opportunity and Lara Wheeler for a lovely article!!   Best, Toronto Photographer Dmitri Markine