Tag: Asia

Real Wedding – Love At First Sight In Bali

08/10/2013 | 2

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Shannon & Dane   ♥   Bali, Indonesia

Photographer:   PhotoFactory Bali

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When today’s couple visited Mick’s Place – a boutique resort in Bali with unrestricted views over the pristine white sand of Bingin Beach, renowned as sporting some of Indonesia’s best waves – to celebrate the bride’s 30th birthday, they instantly knew the venue was ‘the one’ for them!

 

Not yet engaged, the groom romantically popped the question four short weeks later, with the vision of their destination wedding firmly established in their minds.

Fast-forward a year and Shannon and Dane tied the knot with the spectacular scenery of Mick’s Place as their backdrop. This breathtaking Bali wedding is brimming with steal-worthy DIY details: adding personality and charm to a stylish and cool celebration.

 

Shannon and Dane fell in love at first sight with this luxurious locale and it delivered them with the destination day of their dreams.

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Shannon says:

“Dane booked a few nights at Mick’s Place last year for my 30th, we weren’t engaged yet but knew we always wanted to get married in Bali – as soon as we arrived we both said “this is it!” The view was breathtaking, it was so relaxing and one of Dane’s favorite waves was right out the front, it was perfect. We asked for a wedding package to be emailed through, Dane popped the question four weeks later and we booked it straight away!”

 

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Anniversary Shoot – As Time Goes By

17/09/2013 | 1

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Lydie & Christian   ♥   Pangkor Laut, Malaysia

Photographer:   BlueCicada Photography

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We have something a little different to share with you today, in the form of an anniversary shoot. Caroline from BlueCicada Photography sent us these romantic images which capture the essence of a wonderful couple – her mum and stepdad – on a recent visit to the world-class resort of Pangkor Laut in Malaysia. 

 

Caroline grew up in the stunning, scenic region of Provence in France, which is where her mum and stepdad still live. We asked the happy couple for some words of wisdom to inspire us all and to give some insight into what makes a successful relationship. Their lovely story is one of being a team and ultimately working together to make each day and each other cheerful.

 

PS – Be prepared to turn into a bit of a green-eyed monster; this holiday destination is lush and then some!

 

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Caroline says:

“Lydie is my mum and Christian is my stepdad. They came to visit us in August, for their first time in Malaysia. They were celebrating their sixth year of married bliss so I thought I would offer them a trip to the very lush and very exclusive island of Pangkor Laut and a photo shoot so they could take home beautiful photographs of a trip of a lifetime. Pangkor Laut is definitely the resort you want to get married at or spend your honeymoon if you ever think about Northern Malaysia for your big day. You will want to spend an entire day at their Spa Village, and I hope you also book the hill villa where you will enjoy a bath under the stars!”

 

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Real Wedding – Orange Is The Happiest Colour In Bali

11/09/2013 | 1

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Sarah & Kaz   ♥   Bali, Indonesia

Photographer:   Windee Winata – PhotoFactory Bali

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We introduced you to the idea that orange is the happiest colour yesterday and today’s real wedding illustrates just how true that is. There’s so much fun and enjoyment going on in these photos from PhotoFactory. Sarah used her favourite colour palette – peach and tangerine – as the theme to their big day and ensured that this picturesque private villa wedding was packed with personality.

 

Sarah and Kaz worked hard to make this special day their own; from Sarah’s incredible dress handmade by her talented best friend’s mum, to the DIY decorations and personalised favours. But the real icing on the cake? Sarah had her very own ‘trash the dress’ photo opportunity to the delight of their guests!

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Sarah says:

“My Husband Kaz and I were married on the 15th June 2013. After looking at a few place locally in Western Australia and not finding anywhere that we really liked we decided to do it in Bali. Kaz and I wanted somewhere green and lush, picturesque and serine and somewhere we could stay and have the whole day in the one place. We took a weekend visit to Bali to choose a venue – there are so many beautiful places to choose from. Many people choose to stick to the coastline of Bali but we wanted something different.”

 

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Real Wedding – Traditional Tea Ceremony

31/07/2013 | 0

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Nicole & Michael   ♥   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Photographer:   BlueCicada Photography 

 

We have died and gone to dress heaven! Today’s bride wore luxurious lace and a pair of Carrie Bradshaw-esque kitten heels. The best part of the bridal outfit? Nicole dressed head-to-toe in pink – the perfect palette for a laid-back, yet super-stylish wedding celebration. 

 

Nicole and Michael live in Hong Kong and earlier this year they married there, with an intimate civil wedding ceremony. They held an informal and relaxed celebration afterwards consisting of a traditional tea ceremony, drinks reception and a wedding dinner at The Ritz Carlton, Kuala Lumpur for family who couldn’t attend their ceremony. Nicole looked pretty in pink, wearing a delicate lace Valentino dress and a pair of bright, bold beauties – hot pink Manolo Blahnik’s.

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Caroline from BlueCicada Photography talks us through the couples story:

“Nicole, Michael and I met last March at Le Meridien to have a chat after they had contacted me to potentially be their photographer for their post-wedding celebrations. They were passing through Kuala Lumpur, on their way to the UK from Hong Kong. Already I felt that we had a great connection, the conversation flew easily and I really enjoyed our chat. I was really happy when they got back to me later to ask me to be their photographer for their event in June.”

 

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Real Bride Review – Apsara Resort And Villa – Thailand

08/07/2013 | 0

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Thailand wedding venue:

Apsara Beachfront Resort and Villa – Khao Lak

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Real bride review:

“We first went to Thailand in 2010 when we went travelling around Asia. We absolutely fell in love with the place and knew that if we got married this would be the place to do it!”

 

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“We decided to get married in May 2012 and started planning a ‘typical’ British wedding however it just didn’t feel right and in October 2012 we decided that we wanted to get married in Thailand with a few special friends and family.”

 

“When we were travelling we had never been to Khao Lak, however we had heard that it was meant to be beautiful so we started to look for hotels in this area. We found Apsara and it looked idyllic – on the beach, secluded and hardly any people around! We knew that this was the place and started to arrange it with the hotel.”

 

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Real Bride Review – BlueCicada Photography – Malaysia

31/05/2013 | 0

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Malaysia wedding photographer:

BlueCicada Photography – Kuala Lumpur

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Real bride review:

“I had so much fun at our engagement shoot and trash the dress session with Caroline from BlueCicada Photography. 

She was so skilled at making me (and my husband) feel relaxed, and she had such good ideas of where we should go to get the best snaps.”

 

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