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Monday, 21 February 2011

Ekaterina + Aleksy FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE Wedding and Trash the Dress 5th Feb 2011 Vina Del Mar

Welcome back to my blog. I have a real treat for you guys this week showing the true advantages of having natural lighting included in the chronology of your wedding photography.
This week was the wedding of the beautifull Ekaterina and Aleksy. This awesome couple from Russia now live in Santiago and I was delighted when they chose to be their special wedding photographers for this very special day.

This wedding was a fantastic experence as its been a while since I have attended such an event steeped in the rich traditions from whence they came, smashing glasses, breaking plates, crowns in the church, McDonalds, amazing choir voices.....WAIT....Mc Donalds?....Oh Yeah, you have to meet these two to realize they are up for anything....Fantasticly crazy in the best possible way. When I proposed a few Ideas to Ekaterina a while back her exact reply was "Gardner, what ever you want us to do...we are fine with ...." trash the dress   ha ha ha...

The day started out in Recreo where bride and friends begin getting ready inbetween the champagne of course.

While getting the hair done our bride begins learning her lines

Dress full of AWESOMENESS !!! you think it looks good now?...wait till you see the bride it!!

I kept a hold on my shoe fettish this week as there are so many other photos to show you...but believe me, I have other shoe fotos :0)

And Shazzaam  Shes ready...!

Now lets skoot over to Vina del Mar to see if Aleksy and his boys are good to go

They alll look ready from this angle...but Aleksy...Wheres your hat???  Ah yeah, thats better

ok so now that were all ready lets head off to the church...
In keeping with the Russian style and tradition the lady guests wore fantastic headscarfs

now ...  lets get down to business

I could not help notice the angelic position here that motivated me to take this photo

After the ceremony it was a quick a high speed vehicle, One Horse Power

and on route time to take advantage of the special on Apples at Santa Isabel this week

It is actualy amazing what you can buy in  the Super Market these days...Aleksy got himsef a real bargain !

After almost getting arrested for this we were all feeling a little hungry..


Fed and happy it was time to roll out to the beach.

with champagne....

With the Champagne bottle empty and the sun gone for today it's time to party!!

Fatal Error...Don't give me the can of spray string...I can't help myself..and I'm sorry 

OK so I promised you trash the dress....1st, just let me take one other photo en route..

now when I do trash the is TRASH the DRESS, I will not ask you to sit on a dirty seat, or lay on the grass, or stand against a dirty wall. Lets begin shall we?

Now tell me thats not a trashed dress ! and a trashed suit too.. You've been WeddingPhotoChile'd

Truely a special day and a spectacular couple. MANY MANY THANKS xx

Last but never least I thought I would empty my reserve can of "spray string" on Mauricio and take a few fotos of him squirmming lol..  Good Job as always Mauricio, thanks

 Gardner Hamilton
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