Category Archives: Real Weddings

Imtiaz & Arozo

While waiting in Istanbul during my long layover, I stumbled across the beautiful wedding of Imtiaz and Arozo by Unique Films.

This wedding exudes a sense of cool and beauty that is hard to find. From the decor (LOVE the floral arrangements) to the venue to the outfits (I think the bridesmaids were my favourite!), everything was beautifully put together.

I wish the video was longer so I could ogle over how lovely everything was.

Imtiaz & Arozo • The Royal Exchange • London Wedding Cinematography from Unique Films on Vimeo.

 

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Friday’s Feature: Walk Me Down The Aisle, Daddy

I came across an article by the Huffington Post that touched me so much that I had to share it with you. This video is a collection of pictures of a father walking his 11 year old daughter down the aisle.

After photographer Lindsey Villatoro was hired to take pictures for the Zetz’s family, she had an idea to make her clients 11th birthday a memorable one. Jim Zetz’s was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and his family hired Lindsey to document memorable moments in his last months. For the upcoming 11th birthday of Josie, Jim’s daughter, Lindsey had an idea to make it a memorable one. Knowing that Jim would not be able to attend Josie’s wedding in the future, Lindsey created a faux wedding so that Jim could walk his daughter down the aisle.

The pictures are beautiful.

 

 

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Pankaj & Avnie: Extravagant Vegas Wedding

Oh em gee.

I don’t even know where to begin for this beautifully luxurious wedding. The wedding of Pankaj & Avnie was captured by A&A Video Productions and is probably one of the most extravagant weddings I have come across. Shot over the course of approximately one week, this wedding epitomizes a true Bollywood wedding. The granduer, the colours, the fun and the traditions are all captured in this gorgeous wedding.

The couple got everything right – down to Avnie having customized bangles with their names on them!

Oh and please notice the amazing videographers – I think they did an outstanding job. They might be my new favourites!

Photography by Mili Ghosh

Photography by Mili Ghosh

Epic Wedding of Pankaj & Avnie Malani from A&A Video Productions on Vimeo.
Image via: Mili Ghosh Photography

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Friday’s Feature: Zoya and Khizar

I came across this video thanks to one of you lovely readers.

Ever since I watched it, I could not stop thinking about how perfect everything was in the video. It is one of those highlights where you can keep watching it and can feel the happiness of the couple (and families). Watch and see for yourself!

The Wedding Highlights of Zoya & Khizar from A&A Video Productions on Vimeo.

 

Videography: A&A Video Productions

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Friday’s Feature: Sunnya and Omair

Today’s feature includes one of the cutest brides I have seen in a long time! I love, love, love the beginning of the video; it is full of life and bursting with character.

I hope more videographers in Canada start to incorporate the “behind-the-scenes” commotion into highlights. They are my favourite part of weddings.

I am a huge fan of brides (and grooms) showing personality; the bride, and the couple, are absolutely beautiful.

Image via Junaid Syed Photography

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Images and video via Junaid Syed Films and Photography

Have a great weekend everyone!

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Friday’s Feature: Nouman and Shaza’s Valima

Finally, the last segment from our wedding – the reception day!

As you know, I absolutely adore the colour purple. I wish I could be surrounded by the colour purple all the time. The Valima was my last day to incorporate purple (I had elements of purple in my dress on each day) and I wanted to go all out. I had always envisioned my reception dress to include both silver and purple and I couldn’t have been happier with my dress.

My makeup for this day was a stark contrast to the wedding day. I wanted to keep everything light and natural. Instead of a dark lipstick, I opted for a neutral tone with a touch of pink.

Decor and Details
The most exciting aspect of the valima, besides the colours, was the decor. I had wanted a water stage – yes, a stage that was made entirely of water!

Our programs

Our programs

Centrepieces, table setting, wall lights and boutonnieres

Centrepieces, table setting, wall lights and boutonnieres

Stage. The top left picture are petals inside our water stage

Stage. The top left picture are petals inside our water stage

Cake and Food

Appetizers

Appetizers

Dessert table

Dessert table

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Our Photoshoot
After extensive searching, Nouman and I decided to go to Sunnyside Pavilion for our photoshoot. It was surrounded by water and also had some interesting fountain/garden areas to work with.

Walking to our location

Walking to our location

Accesories

Accessories

Our love, shoes! Yes, I not only walked through grass but also sand. Anything for a good picture!

Our love, shoes! Yes, I not only walked through grass but also sand. Anything for a good picture!

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I specifically asked for this shot so I could get a picture of my train

I specifically asked for this shot so I could get a picture of my train

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Cake cutting

Cake Cutting

Nouman showing off his wedding band to all the ladies

Nouman showing off his wedding band to all the ladies

Speech

During a friends' speech

During a friends’ speech

Dance galore!

Dance galore!

So, apparently I never get this hand sign right. I'm working on it guys.

So, apparently I never get this hand sign right. I’m working on it guys.

Well, you have now seen my entire wedding – let me know what you think! I added some decor pictures to my shaadi post so be sure to go back and check that out. You can also have a look at Our Mehendi.

Have a great weekend! I have to attend two bridal showers on the same day. One is the same theme as mine so I’m excited to see their take. Follow me on instagram or Twitter to stay updated on my weekend happenings!

Photography: Big Al Studios
Venue: Apollo Convention Centre
Hair & Makeup: Shirley Wu
Bridal Outfit:
PLK, Karachi
Jewellery: Lahore (in-laws!)

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