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Luminous Weddings

Toronto , ON
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44 Leopold St
Toronto, ON M6K 1J9 CA (map)

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416-505-7673

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ABOUT US

Candid, creative, and classic wedding photography
Congratulations – you are getting married!

Choosing your wedding photographer is one of the most important choices you’... Read more
Candid, creative, and classic wedding photography
Congratulations – you are getting married!

Choosing your wedding photographer is one of the most important choices you’ll make when planning your wedding. Luminous Weddings in Toronto, ON, is all about providing creativity, style and personalized service. So you’ll love your images and enjoy the process of working together, every step of the way.

Luminous Weddings is now in the top 5% of all wedding vendors worldwide, as rated by clients on Wedding Wire, the industry standard for wedding reviews.




Telling your story through moments – big and small.
I pride myself on telling your true story through your wedding photography and capturing your most important relationships, in an honest and beautiful way. In addition to the classic portraits, I have a keen eye for noticing the candid moments of your day, where pure joy and love shine through. Those unplanned pictures often end up being my client’s favourites.




Including all your friends and family.
Your wedding day will be a big day for you, as well as for your friends and family. That’s why I make sure to capture the emotions of all your closest friends and loved ones too. That way when you look back, you’ll be able to relive all the special moments with the people you love.
While never distracting from your big day.
Wedding photography can be quite a production. As a wedding photographer, I set out to work as unobtrusively as possible. That keeps the focus on you, allowing you to truly enjoy each moment, and gives you the candid photos other photographers may miss.
Based in Toronto, available anywhere.
I love living and working in Toronto and have had the pleasure of photographing some of its landmark venues – like The Royal York, The Distillery District, and Casa Loma. But I also love to travel and am available for destination weddings. So, whether your venue is in Toronto or Italy we can be a good fit.
Want to know more about me?
I’m married to the most wonderful woman in the world.

I have a Goldendoodle puppy named Ollie, who is full of energy and loves everybody. He is the unofficial greeter and Associate Director of anything that falls on the floor.

I drink way too much coffee.

I believe my clients are the most important people in the world and do absolutely everything I can to make sure they are happy.

I always wear ridiculous socks, often featuring zebras, dragons or tigers.

I’m a photo-based artist and show my work in awesome galleries in Canada and the U.S.

I have the craziest sleeping schedule one could imagine, so do expect follow up e-mails in the middle of the night. This is probably due to way too much coffee. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism
What photography services do you offer?
High-Res, Liability Insurance, Slideshow/Montage
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Prints, Thank You Cards

REVIEWS

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Rosalia
Wedding:
7/11/2015
5.0/5.0
We hired Ryan at Luminous Weddings to photograph our July 11 wedding. He was professional and courteous, and did an absolutely amazing job on our wedding day. He captured everything that we wanted - all the little details were not missed. Two days after our wedding, we received sneak peaks of our wedding photos, and three days after we got back from our honeymoon we received all of our pictures. We didn't even feel like we had to wait for our photos!! We received way more photos than what I thought we would get and for that we are so thankful. And speaking of the photos, they are so, so beautiful. The quality of Ryan's work speaks for itself. Every picture that I received is a work of art and words cannot express how much I love them. Thank you so much Ryan!!
We hired Ryan at Luminous Weddings to photograph our July 11 wedding. He was professional and courteous, and did an Read more...
We hired Ryan at Luminous Weddings to photograph our July 11 wedding. He was professional and courteous, and did an absolutely amazing job on our wedding day. He captured everything that we wanted - all the little details were not missed. Two days after our wedding, we received sneak peaks of our wedding photos, and three days after we got back from our honeymoon we received all of our pictures. We didn't even feel like we had to wait for our photos!! We received way more photos than what I thought we would get and for that we are so thankful. And speaking of the photos, they are so, so beautiful. The quality of Ryan's work speaks for itself. Every picture that I received is a work of art and words cannot express how much I love them. Thank you so much Ryan!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Ryan and his team are amazing! They did a fantastic job in capturing our day. We received our photos back within a month and we couldn't believe it. I want to print them all! They arrived on our wedding day, professionally and dressed for the occasion. They made us feel very comfortable in front of the camera. Some of the photos we didn't even know they were there. He is also great with kids. My 3 year old nephew wasn't so happy about getting picture taken. Ryan pulled out a little magic trick and got him smiling. The photos are natural and not the typical stiff portraits you get when taking the family photos. Couldn't have asked for a better photographer.
Ryan and his team are amazing! They did a fantastic job in capturing our day. We received our photos back within a month Read more...
Ryan and his team are amazing! They did a fantastic job in capturing our day. We received our photos back within a month and we couldn't believe it. I want to print them all! They arrived on our wedding day, professionally and dressed for the occasion. They made us feel very comfortable in front of the camera. Some of the photos we didn't even know they were there. He is also great with kids. My 3 year old nephew wasn't so happy about getting picture taken. Ryan pulled out a little magic trick and got him smiling. The photos are natural and not the typical stiff portraits you get when taking the family photos. Couldn't have asked for a better photographer. Read less
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Farrah
Wedding:
4/17/2015
5.0/5.0
Ryan did our engagement photos as we were lucky to win a free session with him at one of the local wedding shows. He was very helpful giving us ideas of where to do this free session; based on the fact that it was pro-bono, I wasn't expecting much. However, the photos he took of us were absolutely beautiful and the session itself was minimally directed. Based on the actual photos he took and the quick turnaround to receive the proofs, we decided to hire him for our wedding. The day of our wedding, we were running behind. Ryan took control and based on the photo list I provided him, we were able to make up the time. He is very flexible in what you ask him to shoot and was so unobtrusive during the actual reception, I forgot he was even there. He is an absolute pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for stunning photos, who responds quickly to emails and rolls with the plans the day of. Great work Ryan! And his assistant (Mina?) was quite fabulous too.
Ryan did our engagement photos as we were lucky to win a free session with him at one of the local wedding shows. He was Read more...
Ryan did our engagement photos as we were lucky to win a free session with him at one of the local wedding shows. He was very helpful giving us ideas of where to do this free session; based on the fact that it was pro-bono, I wasn't expecting much. However, the photos he took of us were absolutely beautiful and the session itself was minimally directed. Based on the actual photos he took and the quick turnaround to receive the proofs, we decided to hire him for our wedding. The day of our wedding, we were running behind. Ryan took control and based on the photo list I provided him, we were able to make up the time. He is very flexible in what you ask him to shoot and was so unobtrusive during the actual reception, I forgot he was even there. He is an absolute pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for stunning photos, who responds quickly to emails and rolls with the plans the day of. Great work Ryan! And his assistant (Mina?) was quite fabulous too. Read less
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Alexander
Wedding:
3/21/2015
5.0/5.0
Very satisfied with the work from luminous. Every moment of the day was captured beautifully. Would highly reccomend
Very satisfied with the work from luminous. Every moment of the day was captured beautifully. Would highly reccomend
Very satisfied with the work from luminous. Every moment of the day was captured beautifully. Would highly reccomend Read less
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Lily
Wedding:
2/7/2015
5.0/5.0
Just got my photos from Ryan and CANNOT say enough good things.

He truly captured it all. I just finished looking at them, and I felt everything while looking. I cried, I laughed, I smiled, I screamed, I got nervous, I got excited. It was like having a chance to relive the entire thing, which I am so thankful for and excited about, and can't believe I get to have forever!!!

Ryan went above and beyond. Not only were his pictures incredible and his services very reasonably priced, but he came to us to show us his work (so so nice to have one less stop to make when planning a wedding), and then went out of his way after he left to pass by the venue and start getting some ideas for good spots to take pics in. He was always response by email, creative, and on the day of, super professional, and directive in the firm but kind way you want and need on a day that otherwise has the potential to become overwhelming fast.

Really, I could go on...
Ryan, thank you so much.

-Lily & Max
Just got my photos from Ryan and CANNOT say enough good things.

He truly captured it all. I just finished looking Read more...
Just got my photos from Ryan and CANNOT say enough good things.

He truly captured it all. I just finished looking at them, and I felt everything while looking. I cried, I laughed, I smiled, I screamed, I got nervous, I got excited. It was like having a chance to relive the entire thing, which I am so thankful for and excited about, and can't believe I get to have forever!!!

Ryan went above and beyond. Not only were his pictures incredible and his services very reasonably priced, but he came to us to show us his work (so so nice to have one less stop to make when planning a wedding), and then went out of his way after he left to pass by the venue and start getting some ideas for good spots to take pics in. He was always response by email, creative, and on the day of, super professional, and directive in the firm but kind way you want and need on a day that otherwise has the potential to become overwhelming fast.

Really, I could go on...
Ryan, thank you so much.

-Lily & Max Read less
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Marta
Wedding:
1/31/2015
5.0/5.0
My wedding was a couple weeks ago and I am still so in love with all of my vendors. Ryan holds an extra special spot because of HOW AMAZING he is! Let me start by talking about my engagement photos. My husband and I met at the Rogers Center and thought it would be amazing to get the pictures there (we both work there) but the schedule to get a free day between games and events was impossible but Ryan was so accommodating and patient it was unreal. Finally, the day came for the pictures and he was just so sweet and comfortable to be with which really shows in the pictures taken because we were just laughing and having a good time. I paid him for one hour and he was more concerned of getting the perfect shot rather than the time which says so much about his work ethics. The best part is I got the the pictures in less than a week emailed to me (a web small version - got the usb emailed to me later). The pictures were out of this world - don't believe me? Check out his website to see some of them.
Then my wedding - what a gem of a professional. Ryan showed up early, started doing his thing and made the most basic moments seem so beautiful. He went above and beyond to capture every moment. I had to make sure that he ate because I didn't even see him sit down. Again, he was always asking me if there was anything else I wanted and again stayed past his time to make sure everything was covered. Just a fantastic person and expert - worth every penny! Finally, for over 1000 pictures he emailed me with all of them in Dropbox on the Friday after the wedding (I went to a wedding in November and they still don't have their pictures). Mind you I didn't get a package with prints and stuff I just had him send everything on a USB so it's obviously faster but you can just tell hes so interested in getting his stuff done!
It was so refreshing to have someone who is not only an awesome and funny guy but a FANTASTIC professional with the work ethic of a good person. Thanks Ryan!!!
My wedding was a couple weeks ago and I am still so in love with all of my vendors. Ryan holds an extra special spot Read more...
My wedding was a couple weeks ago and I am still so in love with all of my vendors. Ryan holds an extra special spot because of HOW AMAZING he is! Let me start by talking about my engagement photos. My husband and I met at the Rogers Center and thought it would be amazing to get the pictures there (we both work there) but the schedule to get a free day between games and events was impossible but Ryan was so accommodating and patient it was unreal. Finally, the day came for the pictures and he was just so sweet and comfortable to be with which really shows in the pictures taken because we were just laughing and having a good time. I paid him for one hour and he was more concerned of getting the perfect shot rather than the time which says so much about his work ethics. The best part is I got the the pictures in less than a week emailed to me (a web small version - got the usb emailed to me later). The pictures were out of this world - don't believe me? Check out his website to see some of them.
Then my wedding - what a gem of a professional. Ryan showed up early, started doing his thing and made the most basic moments seem so beautiful. He went above and beyond to capture every moment. I had to make sure that he ate because I didn't even see him sit down. Again, he was always asking me if there was anything else I wanted and again stayed past his time to make sure everything was covered. Just a fantastic person and expert - worth every penny! Finally, for over 1000 pictures he emailed me with all of them in Dropbox on the Friday after the wedding (I went to a wedding in November and they still don't have their pictures). Mind you I didn't get a package with prints and stuff I just had him send everything on a USB so it's obviously faster but you can just tell hes so interested in getting his stuff done!
It was so refreshing to have someone who is not only an awesome and funny guy but a FANTASTIC professional with the work ethic of a good person. Thanks Ryan!!! Read less
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Jacklyn
Wedding:
10/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Ryan and his team are professional, talented, creative and made us feel at ease on our wedding day.
Ryan and his team are professional, talented, creative and made us feel at ease on our wedding day.
Ryan and his team are professional, talented, creative and made us feel at ease on our wedding day. Read less
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Gloria
Wedding:
9/6/2014
5.0/5.0
What can I say about Ryan? He was the perfect photographer for our wedding. His unobtrusive "painless" style made me feel so comfortable, I would sometimes forget he was there. He was friendly, professional and immensely talented. His pictures made our jaws drop.

It is important to note his was great with the kids in our wedding party and our dog. Not everyone has the touch, but Ryan does and I was especially thankful for that.

I would wholeheartedly recommend Luminous Photography.
What can I say about Ryan? He was the perfect photographer for our wedding. His unobtrusive "painless" style made me feel Read more...
What can I say about Ryan? He was the perfect photographer for our wedding. His unobtrusive "painless" style made me feel so comfortable, I would sometimes forget he was there. He was friendly, professional and immensely talented. His pictures made our jaws drop.

It is important to note his was great with the kids in our wedding party and our dog. Not everyone has the touch, but Ryan does and I was especially thankful for that.

I would wholeheartedly recommend Luminous Photography. Read less
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Laella
Wedding:
8/28/2014
5.0/5.0
The thing I was most looking for in a photographer was someone who could understand my vision for the wedding and basically "play along". Ryan did this incredibly well. I was so impressed with his level of attention to detail - he printed off pictures from my Pinterest account that he referred to throughout the day, and kept asking me for input and suggestions.
At the end of the day, what I wanted was beautiful memories of my special day and Ryan definitely delivered!
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to my closest friends.
The thing I was most looking for in a photographer was someone who could understand my vision for the wedding and Read more...
The thing I was most looking for in a photographer was someone who could understand my vision for the wedding and basically "play along". Ryan did this incredibly well. I was so impressed with his level of attention to detail - he printed off pictures from my Pinterest account that he referred to throughout the day, and kept asking me for input and suggestions.
At the end of the day, what I wanted was beautiful memories of my special day and Ryan definitely delivered!
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to my closest friends. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We love our photos! They are amazing! We couldn't be happier with Ryan from Luminous Weddings - he was fantastic! He was professional, helpful, organized, accommodating and a pleasure to have around during our wedding. Thank you Ryan for doing an amazing job! We love our photos!
We love our photos! They are amazing! We couldn't be happier with Ryan from Luminous Weddings - he was fantastic! He was Read more...
We love our photos! They are amazing! We couldn't be happier with Ryan from Luminous Weddings - he was fantastic! He was professional, helpful, organized, accommodating and a pleasure to have around during our wedding. Thank you Ryan for doing an amazing job! We love our photos! Read less
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