Winter is calling upon us with lots of flakes, slopes, chalets on the hills and lots of hot chocolates as well. Little wedding in the Alps this afternoon! I’ll just let you enjoy the photographs of this gorgeous wedding perched on a hill!
New York city Elopement at the Saint Regis hotel.
A few photographs from a wedding elopement at the saint Regis hotel in New York city. My client is a keen photographer and requested that i shoot all film so that he could do the printing of his wedding photographs himself! I will let those few wedding photographs speak for themselves.
Elopement at the Shangri-La in Paris.
Jamie and Scott eloped to Paris. They decided to spend the week-end at the hotel Shangri-La with its beautiful view of the tour Eiffel. They thought of celebrating their union in intimacy with their very good friends before the big bash in the Hamptons!
The “getting ready” took place at the hotel. Estelle Preston created all of the floral arrangements and the bridal bouquet, while my “All Star” hair and make up artists pampered the bride and everyone else! It started raining while i arrived at the Shangri-La. It actually went from a gentle drizzle to pouring rain. We waited and waited for the rain to stop and it never did. With the help of the staff from the Shangri-La, we organized umbrellas and as planned our chauffeurs took us to the Louvres for their elopement ceremony.
Jamie was wearing a beautiful dress from Oscar de la Renta and the girls; couture NYC designers. Scott looked smashing in a classic tuxedo. Regardless of the constant rain fall, their wedding ceremony at the Louvres, under the arcades, was all romantic. I am so glad i was able to assist them with the photography of their parisian elopement. Paris certainly is not Miami, it does rain in the city of light but it doesn’t stop the love of a couple for each other and the desire to seal one’s union in Paris! On our way to the Maison Blanche restaurant (one of the finest dining adventure in Paris, modern yet quite classy), we zoomed past the place de la Concorde. Paris actually is so beautiful at night when it rains. The square was all glittery with the reflection of the city lights on the wet pavement. I couldn’t help begging my clients for a last photo on the square, regardless of the rain! Oh Yes, those photographs did come up very nicely!
I would like to thank again the staff of the Shangri-La who were all caring and attentive through out the day. It is always a real pleasure to photograph a wedding in this luxurious Parisian hotel. They have just received their 2 star michelin and very well deserve it. Our chauffeurs took every steps possible to make sure that no one was getting wet with very good humor.
I love their wedding photographs. I have to say it wasn’t a bit easy playing outside with the rain! I did get wet, my cameras survived it all. A great wedding photographer should quickly adapt to any kind of situation, making the most of the surrounding. Looking back i am glad of the way the photographs came out. They are quite lively and show the loving atmosphere of the day.
It is always exiting to see our style shoot published in French wedding style. It was a lot of fun producing this series of photographs with amazing vendors who all provide quite exclusive professional services to brides getting married in Paris. Edith from “une fleur en liberte” created a lovely pink rose bouquet for our princess. The bride was wearing a Catherine Herrara wedding gown that “Ma Bonne Amie” kindly selected while “Faubourg Saint Sulpice” dressed up our groom from head to toe!
After a very romantic getting ready photo shoot at the newly open hotel Providence, we cruised the streets of Paris in an old classic DS cabriolet with our driver Romain from “Anciennes de Prestige“. Paris is the most charming background for a wedding celebration as well as a more intimate elopement. There are so many stunning architectural backgrounds to choose from! I hope that those photographs will bring ideas to many brides planning their upcoming wedding in the city of light this summer. Paris rocks and we are so glad to assist our clients in making their wedding dream come true with stylish and romantic photography.
Special thank you to Paris wedding planner “WeddingLight Events” who orchestrated the whole day! Faubourg Saint Sulpice have just launched their new website actually. I love their men’s summer collection and the photos; shot in Brittany last fall, the series make me, as well as any distinguished gentleman want to wear a suit every day of the week.
An afternoon elopement at the Versailles castle.
Paris has become the ultimate city for an intimate wedding or an elopement with just the two of you. It is quite true! YES … we are getting more and more clients contacting us to assist them with the photography of their most wonderful day. From time to time, we do get a query from brides about Versailles! It is the most charming location on earth regardless of the season. An elopement in versailles in the fall season is quite unique actually. Here above a few photographs from a couple elopement in Versailles.We had the most beautiful afternoon stralling the garden of Marie Antoinette. I do love the photos of Kate and Jay, full of loving moments and so precious.
Enjoy the photos and video of this very special couple! We had a lot of pleasure being part of their wedding day.