Crest Hollow Country Club Wedding: Ida and Erjon

You may remember Marsida and Genc’s fantastic Albanian wedding — well, I didn’t have to wait very long after the wedding to see them again, since I photographed their good friends’ Ida and Erjon’s wedding soon after!

Another epic adventure that had us shooting all over the city, battling traffic and hot weather to show their deep connection, and yes, more awesome fire code violations. I am going to start demanding that people set things on fire at all of my weddings, so watch out.

In any case, I’m too stupidly excited about the photos to let any more words get between you and them.

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Sand Castle wedding: Marsida and Genc

One of the things I love about this job is how many cultures I get to peek into. These days, I often know the details of Jewish and Hindu wedding ceremonies better than the couples getting married do. And I especially love interacting with cultures I haven’t had much experience with, from Basque to Trinidadian and so on.

But none of it prepared me for the big, fat awesomeness of an Albanian wedding.

Belly dancers? Rituals that surely break all sorts of fire codes? I like it.

(And there’s even another Albanian wedding soon to follow).

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I do so love playing on the rocks…

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Quick preview from Marsida and Genc’s epic wedding yesterday. If you and your friends and family can party until 2 a.m. on a Sunday, it deserves to be called “epic” — even before you start setting things on fire.

(Yes, this will be a fun one to show).

Lens: 24mm f/1.4
Camera: Nikon D3s