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Nicole Amanda Photography

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About

Nicole and Max, based in Ottawa, Canada are the faces behind Nicole Amanda Photography. They love to travel and will meet you anywhere in the world for your wedding. Specialising in comfort and relaxation to achieve genuine photos in a bright and airy style. They creatively incorporate your imagination with their technical prowess to create unforgettable images.

Experience

The Wedding Experience focuses on connection and comfort between photographer and couple. Their work has been featured in many publications such as Style Me Pretty, Weddingbells, The Knot, How He Asked, Ottawa Wedding Magazine, Carats & Cake, Savvy Deets Bridal, and many more.

Services offered

The Wedding Experience is a collection that includes the following services:

  • Engagement session
  • 8 hours of coverage
  • Second photographer
  • All edited images
  • High res online gallery
  • Heirloom-quality wedding albums

How they work

Their focus is your comfort and relaxation throughout the whole process because if you feel awkward that is the only thing you will remember about your wedding photos. This is why the engagement session is vital to the wedding photography process and connecting with your photographer. It's the most personal vendor experience you will have, and longest lasting. Relive the natural feeling when showing your wedding photos to your grandchildren.

Highlights

Availability

Photography Services

One event per day, 2nd shooter, add'l hours, boudoir shoot, engagement shoot, high-res, liability insurance, multi. locations, slideshow

Starting Package

$5,200

Most Popular Package

$5,800

More information

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Portraiture
Traditional

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Prints
Proofs
Save the date
Thank you cards

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Albums
Digital files
Engagement shoot
High-res
Multi. locations

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Engagement shoot
High-res
Multi. locations
Slideshow / montage
illustration question

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    Kelly M. Married on 28/08/2021
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    Colourful multicultural wedding At the Schoolhouse

    We booked Nicole Amanda Photography services about 2 years before our wedding and she was gracious enough to let us postpone our date due to the pandemic. I cannot say enough about the husband team of Nicole and Max Pigeon. From the moment you book with them, the communication is clear: they are highly responsive and timely whenever we had questions about our wedding day or photos. They helped us with our whole wedding day timeline and delivered our digital photos soon after the wedding. They even include a wedding photo guide which really helped us think about many aspects of our photos that we wanted to include. The photos themselves are absolutely breathtaking. If you want soft, light and airy photos, look no further. They take amazing portraits and they also captured many sweet candids, which was important to us as well. High quality photos, friendly and fun photographers and memories that will last a lifetime~ a perfect way to begin a marriage!
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    Sherry A. Married on 20/08/2021
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    Amazing Recommendation

    We received a referral to Nicole from another photographer and we couldn鈥檛 have been happier.

    From her detailed pre-wedding correspondence to her friendly and warm presence on our wedding day - like a friend we鈥檝e always known but only just met; we were overjoyed!

    Not to mention the lovely photos we received shortly after our wedding.
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    Amanda L. Married on 14/08/2021
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    Hands down the best wedding photographer in Ottawa

    We could not have asked for a better photographer. Nicole was amazing from the start! She even sent us a little gift before we even starting working with her. She was flexible when we had to postpone our wedding due to covid. We even hired her for our legal ceremony on our original date, and while she was on maternity leave, she sent someone out for us and we still got beautiful photos that she edited. But our wedding day, oh my god. Having her and Max as a photography team was very special, and unlike anything I had seen before. I haven't even gotten all my wedding photos back yet but the sneak peaks are absolutely gorgeous. She is worth EVERY penny, and then some! Hire her and I promise you won't be disappointed.
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    Marina P. Married on 07/08/2021
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    Wedding August 6th 2021

    Absolutely recommend Nicole Amanda as your wedding photographer! We booked Nicole over two years before our wedding and little did we know what was coming! Through all the hurdles of planning Nicole was so wonderful to work with and answered any and all of our questions so promptly! Even during our planning we made a pivot with our date and venue and Nicole was so wonderful to accommodate us and switch the date without a hiccup! With our engagement photo was so incredible toughing out one of the coldest days last fall and had us so comfortable in front of the camera! We left that day feeling ready to take all the photos on our special day. Max and Nicole captured our day so perfectly and we can't recommend them enough!!
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    Jillian J. Married on 28/08/2020
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    Calm + Amazing

    HIRE HER! That's it, that's all I need to say. Nicole & Max are your best wedding decision (I mean after choosing your spouse haha). Nicole was the easiest person to communicate with, whether through person, email or phone. She answered quickly and all of my silly questions. She also was ready with planning material, like a photo timeline and photo list, way in advance like myself and through every conversation made sure to say "Let me know if there is anything I can help with"
    For the engagement photos, Nicole stood out in the freezing cold snow to capture the most brilliant photos! She taught us how to kiss, laugh and smile without looking forced and made us feel so calm.
    For the wedding, Nicole (and Max) were again the most calm presence and came prepared for anything. I loved having Nicole with me and my girls getting ready while Max was wrangling the men together. She came with a full tote of bridal prep gear for photos and helped me into my dress! She took the perfect candids of myself, bridesmaids and mom getting ready and kept us on track. Although I wasn't there for the photos with the groom, my husband states Max was professional and funny and ready to get photos with our dog who was in the wedding party!
    Nicole + Max helped us with our first look which was the best decision we made for photos. They were just in the background snapping our intimate moments together!
    Nicole + Max worked through our long list of family formals and was able to set some wandering uncles in line! Max kept on checking in with me to make sure we got all the photos we wanted and then offered some ideas of some photos that might have been missed. Once again, the words I can use to describe both photographers were calm!!!
    I don't remember too much of the reception as it surrounded food + wine + laughing/crying through speeches so I loved looking through the photos Nicole took of the reception. She captured the real emotions of our guests and it is memories I will have for forever
    We were able to sneak away for some photos during the reception and even those 10 minutes of photos gave us the most beautiful memories of us smiling and laughing.
    Nicole even started editing during the reception and gave us a sneak peek of 10 edited photos from the bridal prep to the first look to the ceremony including a wonderful portrait of myself, husband and dog smiling at the camera. Yes, Nicole is that good of a photographer that she got our 2 year old mini aussie to sit and smile for photos!!
    Finally, we received our edited photos in record time and were able to show all of our friends and family these amazing photos. Due to COVID, we were unable to have our full guest list and thanks to Nicole + Max, these photos made the un attended guests feel like they were truly there with us.
    I cannot recommend Nicole + Max enough. Wedding photos (and their price) are worth it over and over again! Flowers die, cake gets eaten, but good wedding photos last a lifetime!! Especially now with restrictions on gatherings, there is nothing you need more than those memories to show your guests who couldn't be there.
    I shared our photos over and over again, posted all over social media and all of my co workers said the same thing "Congrats on your wedding, your photos looked amazing!" They all talked about how incredible the photos were and how they felt like they were there with us.
    At the end of the day, I couldn't have imagined our wedding day with Nicole + Max. They are amazing!
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    Tracy Married on 28/09/2019
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    Fabulous! Very Professional! Very Nice!

    I first came across Nicole's beautiful light and airy photography style when I saw a picture of her work being featured on a wedding website. I immediately added her to the top of my list of wedding photographers. When Nicole told me that she was available for my wedding date, I could not have been happier. Working with Nicole and her husband Max was such a fun and easy-going experience. My husband and I were not used to being photographed, but Nicole taught us a series of four poses that were so easy to learn and made the pictures turn out natural and stunning. On the wedding day, Nicole was more than just my photographer. She practically became an honorary bridesmaid and was helping my girls with their dresses and bouquets. She was fabulous. My husband and I are so happy that Nicole and Max were by our sides the entire night. We would highly recommend them, you won't regret it! :)
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    Katie M. Married on 31/08/2019
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    Amazing! So happy we chose Nicole!

    Nicole is amazing! Very professional and quick to respond to any questions or concerns! Very friendly and easy to get along with and always made us feel comfortable as we were nervous initially getting our engagement photos done! We are so happy with our engagement and wedding photographs. We would recommend her to anyone! Katie & Justin Smit
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    Melanie P. Married on 28/06/2019
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    Stonefields Wedding

    Nicole was AMAZING! From the time we connected at the coffee house in Barrhaven, I knew she was the photographer for us. Aside from her incredibly organized and bubbly personality, her vision was exactly what I wanted for my big day; and that's exactly what we got - light, airy, and beautiful pictures that let us relive it every day.

    Our 20 month year old daughter was part of our ceremony and Nicole not only captured our love up at the altar, she caught precious moments with our girl. This was something that was so important to us and she delivered beautifully.

    We could not have been more happy with how wonderful everything turned out. We would highly recommend her for any future couples getting married because she took the stress off an already stressful day. Thank you Nicole for an amazing experience!
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    Gemma L. Married on 13/10/2018
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    I hired Nicole for our wedding because I liked the idea of having 2 photographers on site who could split up and get candids of both sides of the wedd

    Nicole came to take photos of the bridesmaids and I getting ready, while her now husband took photos of the groom and groomsmen. They were both so great at getting relaxed candids and we have so many photos to choose from. My husband thinks he's not photogenic and can look awkward in photos, but Nicole and Max captured him the way I see him-handsome and fun. They were both so warm and friendly with the bridal party and my guests, who also raved about how nice they were and thought they were our long time friends attending the wedding! Nicole is also super organized and will work with you to plan out what shots you want to get throughout your wedding day. She captured every single detail, many I hadn't even thought about. We went with a first look photo shoot, which I recommend because you get some quiet time with your hubby-to-be BEFORE the craziness of the day's events. It went by so quickly that I'm glad my husband and I got to connect and share our excitement and nerves before the ceremony. We also did our engagement shoot with Nicole and it was the easiest thing I have EVER done. I basically hung out with my fianc茅 and our dog in my backyard while she got so many great natural shots of us as a family. It only took like 20 minutes and was super fun! I highly recommend her and Max for your engagement and wedding photos. You won't be disappointed!
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    Cindy L. Married on 05/06/2021
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    Nicole and Max did an outstanding job photographing my daughter's wedding and engagement pictures.

    Nicole and Max did an outstanding job photographing my daughter's wedding and engagement pictures. Nicole was extremely understanding and flexible this past year. Due to the covid situation, the wedding plans changed three times. It was a pretty stressful time however, because of Nicole's easy going manner, it made the changes easier knowing that she was there for us. Although the wedding itself wasn't what they had originally planned on, my daughter and son-in-law will have beautiful pictures and a lovely wedding album to look back on. Thank you Nicole and Max for all you did to capture their special day!

Awards

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Nicole Amanda Photography Real Weddings

  • Erin & Kyle
    106 Photos 路 01/Sep/2017
  • Joelle & Keith
    105 Photos 路 14/Oct/2016
  • Celina & Matt
    52 Photos 路 16/Jul/2016
  • Marlee & Bryan
    37 Photos 路 21/Aug/2015
  • Lisa & Brennan
    64 Photos 路 11/Jul/2015
  • Nicole & Tom
    53 Photos 路 13/Jun/2015

Meet the Team

Nicole Pigeon
Nicole Pigeon
Owner/Lead Photographer

I am an award-winning wedding photographer, wife, sister, daughter, lover of teal and the music industry, and shameless cat mom.

Max Pigeon
Max Pigeon
2nd shooter

I am an epic adaptable-to-all-wedding-parties second shooter, husband, brother, sailor, car enthisiast and dog lover.

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