wedding of valerie and andrew at Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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two more days to go !!! – shulin ‘s mui mui
February 9, 2010
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shulin ‘s mui mui
February 12, 2010
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Which church is the most popular among simon ‘s client? I ‘d definitely say the St. Margaret church and the Bethanie Chapel (though Bethanie is not an church officially). I can go to these two places almost once every 1-2 weeks during the peak season.

The Catholic Cathedral is not very popular for me, only have 4-5 weddings there every year.  Personally, I don’t like all these big catholic church, specifically, their arrangement on wedding day. All of them just look like a wedding factory (sorry about this term), 4-5 weddings a day, one after the other, crowed with all different groups of people,  time is always very tight and makes people nervous.

Have said that, all these catholic Churches are very beautiful, both outside and inside.  I shot the wedding of Valerie and Andrew at the Catholic Cathedral in last wedding season. Love this couple – always had smile on their face, especially Andrea, you could hear the big laughters from him (something like haha haha) throughout the whole day.

ceremony: Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
reception: peninsula hotel
video: ken of simon.the.photo
wedding planner: Noel Chu

Love the following pic a lot. My fav shot of valerie of the day. When we arrived, there ‘re so many people at the church (from previous wedding). And Valerie had to wait inside the limo as there is no bridal room there … … Look at the way Valerie looking at the church, you can see how much she looked forward to her own wedding. Always love this kind of window reflection shot, the results are always unexpected !!!
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nice rings. taken by the Ricoh GRD III.
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a very nice invitation card. Both Ken and I wondered how we could  capture this special metallic feel, finally we decided to put some water drops on it. Not bad ar !!!
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wedding gown by Noel Chu. Lots of details !!!
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ready !!!
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the crying father behind.
Lots of emotion on a wedding day. As a wedding photojournalist, we have to keep focus on what ‘s going to happen.
love the layering of this pic

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another limo shot during the wait – lucky we had a ceiling light inside – just strong enough to make this shot
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the ceremony
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“I do”
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the crying valerie
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don’t cry baby
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we are the final wedding of the day, so we could do a few portraits inside after the ceremony.
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very special decoration at peninsula
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12 Comments

  1. Mel says:

    I loooove the reflection pics. The car and the invitation! Simon, your work gets better and better. How is that possible?

  2. Mel says:

    I loooove the reflection pics. The car and the invitation! Simon, your work gets better and better. How is that possible?

  3. Charis says:

    讚好!(hahaha…)

    I can see you in the reflection of the invitation card!!! yoyoyo~!!!

  4. Charis says:

    讚好!(hahaha…)

    I can see you in the reflection of the invitation card!!! yoyoyo~!!!

  5. Jorge says:

    Hi Simon, I really enjoy and learn seeing your work. Hope you can make a workshop someday in Peru.

  6. Jorge says:

    Hi Simon, I really enjoy and learn seeing your work. Hope you can make a workshop someday in Peru.