Archive for June 2012
Wedding is a highly important affair of life for people (both guy and girl) getting married. The wedding day witnesses the commitment of spending whole life together with endless love and affection. It also becomes a memorable moment due to the grand celebration and gathering of all loved ones, friends, and relatives. Therefore, people want to capture all the lovely moments of their wedding for the rest of their life.
How To Capture Wedding Moments
People do not need to worry about the ways of capturing exclusive moments of their weddings. They can easily find an experienced wedding photographer to help them in capturing all candid wedding moments in the best and most attractive forms. An experienced wedding photographer not only captures wedding moments, but also makes them more beautiful using their experience and creativity in wedding photography.
Wedding photography is an art. To capture the real faces during a marriage without losing the emotions being appeared on them is a tough task. Wedding photography covers all aspects of wedding moments including the wedding rituals, individual shoots of bride and groom, the wedding ceremony, wedding dance and the party.
Finding The Best Wedding Photographer
Nowadays, it is very easy to find a marriage photographer. However, to find the best one is still tricky and tough for people unaware with photography. Nowadays, Internet helps in finding experienced photographer to capture all the lovely moments during wedding.
By ensuring these things people will be able to capture all the exclusive, fun filled and sentimental moments during their marriage celebration.
For brides who wish to have a beach wedding or simply a more laid back style of wedding, cocktail style wedding dresses are the ideal option for bridal attire. Cocktail wedding dresses are quite flexible, and they can easily take a bride from the alter to the local bar for drinks afterwards. Christian Dior was the first designer to introduce this design staple, and for weddings and other special events are a necessity for modern, femme fatale.
Although it is a bit non-traditional, selecting this particular type of dress shouldn’t be a daunting task. The trick to successfully choosing the right dress is to choose the one that most adequately fits your body type. For example, a V-neck or square neck cocktail style wedding dress can create the illusion of a more proportionate silhouette for your big day. On the other hand, women who are not well endowed should opt for a dress with beaded or sequined bodices to draw attention upwards to their bust line.
Cocktail style wedding dresses can also be used to camouflage problematic midsections or by those who are looking to downplay an abundance of curves. For example, dresses that are constructed from a matte jersey fabric or lightweight silk will flow nicely over a woman’s curves. Women with smaller waistlines can choose styles with full skirt halters or corset style dresses to play up their small waistlines. You will create the illusion of a smaller waistline and an hourglass figure by choosing cocktail style wedding dresses with a fitted waistline and flared skirt.
In general, most fashion experts are going to recommend that you stay away from cocktail style wedding dresses with puffed sleeves or an abundance of frills. It will make you look very dated. You do not want to choose a dress that is going to make you appear juvenile on your big day. You’ll find options constructed from a wide variety of different fabrics, from lightweight silk to rich satin, and the type of fabric that you choose for your dress will be dependent upon the season you are having your wedding in.
Because cocktail style wedding dresses are less formal than traditional bridal gowns, a bride is encouraged to play with color with her cocktail style gown. For example, instead of choosing a gown that is stark white, she should look for a cocktail dress in an alluring shade of eggshell or champagne. Jewel tones have also been quite popular for the last several seasons, and they can add an unexpected element of surprise for your wedding guests on your big day.
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Hurray, spring has finally arrived. It’s been a long winter, and while the season has its own charm and advantages, there’s nothing like spring for an unforgettable wedding. Here is our list of some of the reasons why spring is the perfect time to have your nuptials.
Of course, for brides everywhere, the most important element of the day is their couture wedding dresses. Spring is the perfect opportunity for fresh, playful trends such as shorter skirts, layered hems, sleeveless bodices, and lower necklines. Plus, due to the warmer weather, lighter, airier fabrics such as sheer muslin and eyelet lace make the perfect materials. Check with your designer for spring styles and materials that would flatter your particular body type, and as well as accessories that will show off your best features.
Great outdoor weather
Dreaming of a garden or beach setting for your nuptials? Spring is the perfect time for exchanging outdoor ‘I do’s’. There’s nothing like the fresh air and being surrounded by nature for creating romance. No worries about few light spring showers; garden tents give great protection while helping create the “look” and ambience of your outdoor wedding. Complementary ribbons, flowers, and lights to decorate the surrounding trees and vegetation can also help create the perfect fairytale setting, especially for night-time ceremonies or receptions. In addition, spring couture wedding dresses are perfect for layering; a sleeveless bodice or a fitted halter top with a matching dainty shawl or a structured lace jacket are a few options to consider. Check out bridal magazines or online bridal shops for ideas.
Although winter colours, such as silver and white, are perfectly lovely and appropriate for getting married in, the soft colours of spring can be much more fun and flattering. Consider ecru, champagne, and pale peach as the base colours for your couture wedding dresses, and fresh fun colours such as pink, pale blue, lilac, and salmon-even a mixtures of colours-for your accents. Great tip: trendsetters claim that salmon is the new ‘it’ colour this year because it is flattering to most skin tones. Whether as your dress colour or makeup palette, you’re sure to look amazing!
Soft natural light
Let’s face it, matter how perfect, your special day will only last a day! Your photos, on the other hand, will last forever. The last thing you need is to worry about poor photographs due to bad lighting. Spring sunlight is far softer and more flattering than either summer or winter sunlight, and, combined with natural spring greenery, provides the perfect backdrop for photographs. No need to worry about filters or light diffusers. Plus, spring-coloured couture wedding dresses photograph much better than plain white.
Flowers, flowers, flowers!
If you’re not the type for flashy jewels or harsh modernist décor, fresh flowers are the perfect adornments – both for you and your ceremony. Spring provides an abundance of choices for flowers, such as lilies, gardenia, irises, cherry blossoms, and lilacs, among many others. Chances are, your favourite flower will be in season. Splurge-use them in everything from headdresses to centrepieces to cake decorations, and let your flower girl throw flower petals to her heart’s delight.
Almost every girl, from the time she was seven (or five), has dreamed of that magical day when she marries her Prince Charming and lives happily ever after. Well, a lot of princes don’t remain charming and “happily” may not last ever after, but the dream wedding remains – and some girls are actually fortunate enough to get them! Here is a list of the five biggest weddings of all time.
Number 5: Aleksandra Nikolic to Andrey Melnichenko, $30 million. The bride, Aleksandra, was a Serbian model, the former Miss Yugoslavia. Her groom, Andrey, was the founder of the MDM bank. He was also a billionaire. In 2005, they were married in France, at the Cote D’Azur. Their guests were entertained by the likes of Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, and Whitney Houston, who were all flown to the venue via a private jet and sent home with more than $3 million each.
Number 4: Prince William and Kate Middleton, $34 million. The couple hardly needs introduction. He is the eldest son of England’s crown prince. She is a smart and beautiful commoner, with a rags-to-riches story. For many, it was the Cinderella story come alive. Their 2011 wedding was watched by the whole world, and hundreds of millions of people sent their well wishes that this prince’s fairy tale wedding will fare much better than that ill-fated one that took place in the very same site and family twenty years ago.
Number 3: Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia, $60 million. Vanisha is the daughter of the richest man in India, steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, the owner of the most expensive house in the world. Amit was the owner of Swordfish Investments. For their 2005 wedding, they sent out invitations enclosed in silver cases. Guests were flown to the 17th-centure Vaux le Vicomte, “the finest chateau and garden” in France, and were booked at a five-star hotel. The wedding has been reported in an Indian magazine, in an article headlined, “Papa, Buy Me the Eiffel”.
Number 2: Prince Charles and Lady Diana, $70 million. Well, to be exact, they only spent $48 million – but that was in 1981. Taking inflation into account, that’s worth $70 in 2012. Like many high-profile royal weddings, though, much of the cost were actually expenses for security. Still, the wedding featured a horse and carriage, a guest list of 3,500 people, 27 cakes, and an ivory silk wedding dress in the range of $15,000 – plus five back-up copies of the same dress, just in case something went wrong with the first one.
Number 1: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Princess Salama, $100 million. The dollar amount was smaller in 1981, but we have adjusted it with today’s dollar value in mind. We are talking here about the wedding of the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, now the prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and the constitutional monarch of Dubai. The couple had a guest list of 20,000 people. To hold that crowd, they had to build an amphitheatre especially for the event. Emirs, ambassadors, and sheiks were flown in on private jets. Song-and-dance troupes performed. Bejewelled camels brought in gifts for the bride. The entire extravaganza lasted seven days.
Even if not all these fairy tale weddings had happy endings, it is undeniable that the ceremonies themselves were something to behold. For the ones that didn’t last – well, at least their wedding photographer was able to capture that one brief shining moment, to keep the grand (and expensive) images alive forever.
The recent trend of sleeve and lace wedding dresses first began to emerge on the scene with the appearance of Princess Kate Middleton in an Alexander McQueen couture gown. The popularity of this wedding dress style has further been enhanced by the gown that Bella Swan wore during the highly anticipated wedding scene of Twilight: Breaking Dawn. A wedding gown with lace sleeves will be a timeless option for any bride who wishes to look her best on her big day.
When it comes to choosing a wedding gown with lace sleeves, a bride will be able to choose from long or short sleeves. Short sleeves offer a feminine touch to modern style gowns, and wedding gowns with long, lace sleeves tend to be more whimsical and romantic. Here are just a few of our favorite options for sleeve and lace dresses for the 2011/2012 bridal season:
1. David’s Bridal Short Sleeve Satin Gown With Beaded Lace – This traditional gown is imbued with a modern twist with short, lace sleeves. The entire gown features a romantic lace overlay that has been embellished with beading throughout. A chapel train completes the fairy tale appearance of this gown.
2. Mon Cheri Lace Cap Sleeve – Mon Cheri is a designer who has been at the forefront of pioneering the trend of lace wedding dresses. This chiffon A line gown features a sweetheart neckline, ruched bodice, and delicate and feminine cap sleeves that are constructed from lace. A sweeping train completes the look of this gown.
3. JoyFay Delicate Mermaid Gown With Long Lace Sleeves – From JoyFay Delicate comes this classic mermaid style gown. The gown features a square neckline and long sleeves that are constructed from high quality lace. The bodice of the dress has been embellished with delicate embroidery, and the sweeping train of the dress features a lace overlay.
4. Plato Bridal Lace Wedding Dress Off the Shoulder Lace Sleeves – This particular wedding dress offers a unique twist on lace and sleeve wedding dresses. Rich lace appliques have been added to the dress over a soft tulle. The portrait neckline has been endowed with crystal embroidery and off the shoulder lace sleeves for a romantic and feminine appearance.
As you see – there are endless options for this style of dress. From retro chic to throw back vintage glam – you should not have any problem find the perfect style, fit, and shape for you!