Aloha, 2010 was a great year for Behind The Lens Maui and we were sometimes shooting 3 weddings a day for sometime in the summer. I’m working on some new fresh ideas for couples having their engagement photos taken before the wedding and have many newly inspired ideas for couples on their wedding day. The new year is almost here … Read More
Shoes On Vehicle Ancient Romans used to transfer to the Groom his authority over his Bride when her Father gave the Groom her shoes. In later years, guests threw their own shoes at the newlyweds to signify this transfer of authority. Today, this tradition is kept alive by simply tying old shoes to the back of the newlywed’s vehicle before … Read More
Garter Brides originally tossed a garter, rather than a bouquet, at a wedding reception. In the 14th century, this custom changed after Brides became tired of fighting off drunken men who tried to remove the garter themselves! According to one legend, the garter toss in England evolved from an earlier tradition of “flinging the stocking”. On their wedding night, guests … Read More
Penny In Shoe This is a European tradition to bring the Bride good luck, fortune, and protection against want. After the Wedding Day, the lucky penny can be turned into a piece of jewelry as a pendant, charm for a bracelet, or ring setting.
Wedding Traditions Of Africa’s Southern Region Wedding traditions and customs can vary from one end of a spectrum to the other, and often can be completely different than one can imagine. Despite some modern day twists and with the continent of Africa being the oldest, you will find many very old traditions throughout the continent, For some of the countries … Read More
I had the pleasure of photographing my friends wedding last weekend. She looked so beautiful getting ready and even more beautiful when she was ready. There’s nothing like a Maui wedding.
Wedding Traditions Of Africa’s Central Region Wedding traditions throughout the world can bring about all kinds of different traditions, customs and religious beliefs. Some of the traditions are more modernized and some seem to be of a different era. For the countries of Africa’s central region, that includes the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, these traditions are no different. Congo … Read More
Wedding Traditions of Africa’s Northeast Region Wedding traditions in Africa bear some of the oldest rituals in the world; after all it is the oldest continent on the planet. Many of these traditions can be attributed to religion, culture or tribal. In the northeast region of Africa, you’ll find such countries as Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan, and within those … Read More
Wedding Traditions Of The Oceana’s Wedding traditions in the area of the world known as the Oceana region, which includes Australia and New Zealand, are no different than any other country when it comes to their wedding traditions. For many outsiders to this region, Australia and New Zealand are known for their differences, such as the kangaroo, koala bear and … Read More
This wonderful couple was married on one of South Maui’s beaches. At Behind The Lens Maui, we shoot small intimate weddings as well as large weddings. If your thinking of planning a Maui wedding, please give us a call to discuss the details. Behind The Lens Maui 808 205-2366