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Best Montreal Photography Locations

Updated: May 11, 2020

Besides from choosing a great wedding photographer and videographer for your fabulous wedding day, there are many other things that you can do yourself to guarantee amazing wedding pictures. One of the important things is to ensure that you choose a good photo-shoot location. A place that is convenient, accessible, perhaps sentimental, memorable and of course aesthetically beautiful. We’ve compiled a list of great wedding photo Locations in Montreal for you, whether the photography spots include indoor and outdoor options, and anything else we know that we feel would be relevant. Though we have taken the time to consolidate what we can but each location is reserve the rights to their own fees, rules, and regulations.

We hope you find this list helpful!

All images are copyright Impressions by Luxury Moment Photography - please do not use images and content without explicit permission.

Montreal photography locations

Classic Elegant Style Locations:

Montreal Old Port / Old Montreal

Old port Montreal is definitely one of the most common and classic places for engagement photoshoot and Wedding day photography. And Old Montreal is popular and well known for its unique architecture and green space, it's a unique location where you can find so many hidden gems. However as mentioned, since it is one of the quite well known tourist locations, It may be extremely crowded during summer and busy wedding season. However, it still remains as one of our favourite downtown wedding photo locations (Especially during rainy day or when you have your venue booked close by, such as Theatre Saint James, Gare Viger, Montreal Science Centre, Crew Cafe, Marche Bonsecours, Hotel Nelligan, World-trade Centre and Hotel Intercontinental, etc)

Permit: Some Locations in Old Port might need permit or entrance fee.

Features: Give you a ton of variations (From indoor to outdoor Locations), Picturesque Backdrops, Photogenic alleyways.

Best Time of Day to Avoid the Crowds: Avoid Pre and post work hours. Weekend, summer during peak wedding season.

If you’re looking for something with more of an architectural oomph, The Oratoire Saint Joseph is definitely the way to go. With gorgeous historic Architectural that look nothing like most of Montreal, this area provides plenty of photographic opportunities and is often overlooked.

Features: Architectural | Historical | Symbolic

Permit: Free Entrance, however need permit to take indoor pictures and there's also a parking fee.

Best Time of Day to Avoid the Crowds: Weekend during peak tourist season

Address: 3800, chemin Queen-MaryMontréal (Québec) Canada, H3V 1H6

Oratoire Saint Joseph Pre-wedding Photoshoot

Marie-Reine du Monde

Features: Architectural | Historical | Symbolic

Permit: Indoor Permission required

Address: 1085 Rue de la Cathédrale, Montréal, QC H3B 2V3

marie reine du monde engagement session

Urban Style Locations:


Features: Urban | Unique | Architectural | Park | Colourful

Permit: None Required

Address: Le plateau Mont-Royal

Mile end Montreal Wedding Photography

Montreal's hippest neighbourhood, Mile-end/Plateau should definitely be on top of your list If modern, hip wedding photos are your things. You may consider to visit the famous plateau/Mile-end to enjoy some of the best and most colourful graffiti and street art. In addition, you may also find the beautiful La Fontaine park just a few steps away.

Griffin Town / Atwater Market

Features: Urban | Casual | Water | Park | Colourful

Permit: None Required

Address: 138 Atwater Ave, Montreal, QC H4C 2H6

atwater engagement session

Natural Style Locations:

Maisonneuve Park

Features: Urban | Casual | Park | Colourful

Permit: None Required

Address: 4601 Sherbrooke St E, Montreal, QC H1X 2B1

Montreal Botanical Garden / Jardin Botanique

Features: Urban | Casual | Park | Colourful Architectural | Historical | Traditional

Permit: Entrance Fee required (More info:

Address: 4101 Rue Sherbrooke E, Montréal, QC H1X 2B2

Park Bois Franc

Features: Urban | Casual | Park | Natural

Permit: None required

Best time to visit: During weekday, not recommended during busy wedding season.

Address: 2728 Rue des Andes, Saint-Laurent, QC H4R 3G3


Modern / Futuristic / Unique Locations:

Montreal Olympic Stadium

Features: Architectural | Historical | Symbolic | Unique

Permit: Some Locations do required Permit and there's also a parking fee.

Address: 4141 Pierre-de Coubertin Ave, Montreal, QC H1V 3N7

Montreal Olympic Stadium Wedding day pictures

Habitat 67

Features: Architectural | Historical | Symbolic | Unique

Permit: Permit required but did we mentioned we are the only exclusive photographer and videographer who can take pictures and video there :) Check out our previous blog for more info.

Address: 2600 Av Pierre-Dupuy, Montréal, QC H3C 3R6

Casino Montreal (Outside)

Features: Architectural| Symbolic | Unique

Permit: Permit required,



Cozy At Home (Engagement Session Only)

What's better than a cozy at home Engagement session during cold or rainy day?

Features: Cozy| Casual |


Other Seasonal Fun & Colourful Getaway Locations (Mostly for Engagement Session):

Lavender Fields (Best in July)

Features: Unique | Natural | Colourful | Park | Casual

Permit: Entrance fee required and Drone shots not allowed

Address: 902 Chemin Fresnière, Saint-Eustache, QC J7R 0G4

Blue Lavande

Address: Address: présentement fermé, 891 Chemin Narrows, Stanstead, QC J0B 3E0

Hot Air Ballon (Only 1 weeks in Mid - August)

Features: Unique | Natural | Colourful| Casual | Fun

Permit: Entrance fee required and Drone shots not allowed (Ticket info)

Address: 5 Chemin de l'Aéroport, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC J3B 7B5

Mont Tremblant (Fall or Winter)

Features: Unique | Natural | Colourful | Park | Casual

Permit: Entrance fee required

Address: 1000 Chemin des Voyageurs, Mont-Tremblant, QC J8E 1T1


Bonus Montreal Wedding day Engagement Session Photography Location/s

Do you know this award-winning picture was also taken by us in Montreal, for more information contact us now to find out ;)


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Welcome to our Montreal wedding photography blog. Please visit our wedding portfolio here and my engagement portfolio here.  We are an international award-winning, published Montreal wedding photographer also specializing in portrait, corporate, maternity and boudoir photography and deeply passionate about destination weddings. We shoot primarily in the Greater Montreal and Toronto area but also love traveling for work! Some destinations we have shot in are Quebec and colorful Mexico as well as California, Las Vegas/Nevada, New Orleans, and Asia. Since 2016, we have shot over 100 weddings and continue to love what we do so very much. When you’re always surrounded by love, happiness, and contagious, happy energy, what’s not to love?  We are currently booking for 2021 weddings, so message us soon with any inquiries you may have about your portrait or wedding photography. Contact us here or email us

Much Love,

Luxury Moment Photography

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