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    Monday, September 15, 2008

    Sai and Neil's Wedding

    I know you've been waiting, so here they are: More photo fun from Sai and Neil's wedding! This is probably going to be one of our hugest blog entries yet.

    The Lovely Couple...
    Photo #1

    The Rings. They're having a little fun at an after party of their own....
    I call this one "Stealing a Moment". The idea was to have it seem that they were in a forest-like place and the bride and groom slipped away for a little privacy while the rest of the party chit-chatted amongst themselves, unaware that the 2 love-birds were even missing.

    It just so happened that the party was so busy chit-chatting in real life that they didn't even notice they were part of the photo "background" and were surprised when we called them over to our next photo location. :)

    Photo #2
    Here's a fun one. So fun that I had to throw 2 of these images in. This is the pose that was meant to be captured, molded in plastic, and placed onto the top of the wedding cake.

    Photo #3

    I crack up every time I see this one!! Notice the technique. Ladies, if you really want to catch him, be sure to grab both ankles!

    Photo #4

    The Gals...

    Photo #5

    This is what it looks like when a Bride has had enough:

    (Actually, the girls were trying to figure out how to do the Charlie's Angels gun pose just right.)

    Photo #6

    A little Charlie's Angels action for ya!

    Photo #7

    A special request...

    Photo #8

    The girls had to tie the Bride's bussels up before they were introduced into the Reception hall. Notice the serious concentration and concern...

    Photo #9

    Almost done...but wait! Pose for the camera!

    Photo #10

    On our way to the Reception hall, the girls strut their stuff...

    Photo #11

    ...Then the groom thought he saw a spider...

    Photo #12

    I love this! Their natural reactions are so cute!

    Photo #13

    Da Plane! Da Plane! (This photo was captured by my lovely assistant, Cara.)
    Photo #14

    There's always a "cheeser" among us...

    Photo #15

    Hmm, I must say: The stunner shades work for me. (Photographed by Cara.)

    Photo #16

    Uh, oh! It's me in action!

    I love this one too! (Photographed by Cara.)

    Photo #17

    Here comes the bride being escorted by her father...beautiful!

    Photo #18

    A gorgeous photo of the flower girl, captured by Cara. By the way, the flower arrangements and decorations were all done by the wedding party. What amazing talent!

    Photo #19

    This is part of the madness that happens a couple hours before the ceremony. Ladies, don't forget to iron your dresses before you put them on!

    The bride getting "veiled"...
    And we mustn't forget the makeup shots...
    Photo #20
    This is what happens when you try to take photos of the groomsmen getting ready. Of course, they only needed "10 minutes to get dressed, so what's the rush?"
    "The Pinning"
    Photo #21

    Be sure to vote for your favorite photo so that Sai and Neil can receive their free 8x10 print. The winning photo needs only 15 votes! Post your vote by clicking on the "Comments" link below.


    Anonymous said...

    I vote for #2

    Anonymous said...

    The pictures are sooo beautiful I dont know what to vote for but my vote goes to myself #20. I would love to win either pix # 20 or my other favorite # 2. So I leave it to yall... vote wisely!!!!

    Anonymous said...

    i like # 20

    John H.

    Anonymous said...

    picture # 2

    Anonymous said...

    All of the pictures are gorgeous. But of course picture#2 is the winner. Dang, she made you look great...why didn't she do that to me? LOL


    Anonymous said...

    i liked all the pictures and did a great job. my favorite was #2

    jeff torio

    Anonymous said...

    I love the pic of Sai # 20.

    Anonymous said...

    #20 my favorite

    Anonymous said...

    Ok so i like number one because you look very beautiful!!!

    so i turn to number 2 but that would be just going with popular vote....

    Yes you look extremely gorgeous in number 20, but he is nowhere around...

    so i pick number 13 i feel like i get to see the real you guys when you two are alone.. just having fun.. so this is my favorite....

    yes once again love your photos...wish i could have booked with them..:)

    Anonymous said...


    Anonymous said...

    picture #10 sai needs one of her and her girls

    Anonymous said...


    Anonymous said...

    my vote goes to #10