ABOUT MONIQUE DYKSTRA


My name is Monique Dykstra. I am a photographer from Montreal, Canada and the owner of Studio Iris Photography since 1993. 


My work has been called "stunning," (Globe and Mail), "breathtaking," (Ottawa Citizen), "lustrous," (Canadian Geographic) and "superb" (MRB).   


Wedding Bells once said - very kindly - that I was “One of Canada’s 25 most inspiring wedding photographers.”


Aside from photography, I’m obsessed with baking bread, Arctic explorers, beekeeping and my kids. My current hero is Pele, the soccer legend, and my daily mantra is “Count your blessings.”To see if I am available for your wedding, or for other photo needs, please call (514) 208-4747. 


WEDDINGS


It is a privilege to photograph people's love for one another. 


Sometimes we forget about love in the frantic planning of a wedding. The hours and hours of work. The stress. The oceans of money spent.


But remember how your lonely hearts wandered until they stumbled into each other?


How your fingers intertwined, then you wrapped yourselves around each other and everything changed and blossomed and became beautiful? 




Remember the emotions that exploded in your heart when he asked you to marry him? 


These are the emotions I will photograph on your wedding day. 


Weddings are a once-in-a-lifetime event. A time of intense joy. Togetherness. Family. Love. If you hire me to be your wedding photographer, I promise to capture these moments so you can treasure them forever.


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