Faye & Michael’s Berkeley Church Wedding Photography

The Berkeley Church is Awesome.

There, I’ve said it.

Over the past year or so, Charlotte and I have become the unofficial photographers for The Berkeley… Doug, Ann, Andrew, Tom, Stephanie, Jessica and the whole crew there are an amazing team – all energetic, fun and extremely helpful.

Not only have we run our last few Toronto wedding photography workshops at the Berkeley! We’ve also been fortunate to shoot several corporate events, boudoir sessions, engagement portraits as well as 3 weddings there this year. We love the space and the vibe so much that we convinced Charlotte’s sister, Tricia (see last post!) to have her wedding there.

If you’re planning a wedding in Toronto – especially if you are looking for a church setting, but you’re not part of a congregation – then this is a venue well worth considering.

Now onto our very cool couple – Faye & Michael. Faye is a children’s book author, and Michael, well Michael’s my kinda guy… he’s an Apple Genius!

We began their wedding day shooting at various locations around the Berkeley – The bridal suite, the rooftop patio, the green alleyway and on the front steps of the church.



One of Faye’s bridesmaids, Rhonda is a florist, and did an incredible job of creating truly unique buttoneers, bouquets as well as centre pieces and sprinklings of flowers and yellow flower pots all over their reception… Beautiful work I’m sure you’ll agree.




The ceremony was so beautiful, set in front of huge stained glass windows with natural daylight poring on the wedding party and all the guest.






After the ceremony we jumped in the Rolls Royce and headed down to the George St. Diner – a retro diner and one of Toronto’s well known movie filming location. We found some awesome coloured walls close by and grabbed these vibrant pics of the gorgeous couple.

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As we returned to the church to begin the reception, I had a chance to capture some beautiful photos of Faye in her elegant Paloma Blanca wedding dress.



Jon Thorpe was along to second shoot this wedding with us and did an awesome job (as always)… check out these wedding party photos. Sweet right?



The reception took place in the church which looked stunning as always.



As we prepped to depart at the end of the night, Jon created this amazing image of Queen St & The Berkeley Church.


Signing off for now – We’ve just arrived at our hotel in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico and I should really be at the beach!!