Love is in the air…. Maui Wedding Photographer

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Spring is almost here and Love is already in the air. This lovely couple from Canada said there ” I do’s”,  at Makena’s Secret Cove.   If your thinking of getting married in Maui, we would love to be your Maui Wedding Photographer.  Call for a free consultation 808 205-2366

What the scoop on Bridesmaids?

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What the scoop on Bridesmaids? Early Brides and Bridesmaids wore similar dresses to confuse evil spirits. [Bridesmaids and groomsmen—The tradition of having both bridesmaids and ushers present during a ceremony derives from the Roman law that mandated there be ten witnesses present at the ceremony for the purpose of fooling the evil spirits who were believed to cause mischief. The … Read More

Wedding Traditions Of A Chinese Wedding

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Wedding Traditions Of A Chinese Wedding   Many of the wedding traditions of a Chinese wedding can be traced back to 402-221 B.C., where there were six rites and three covenants. Although important to a wedding, they were too confusing and complicated so as time went on changes were made to simplify it. The wedding traditions that remained were the … Read More

Maui Family Portrait, South Maui

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  I just started editing and see that Lauren snapped off a few tests shots while I was getting the group in place.  It’s funny to see myself at work.  Thank- you Lauren ( Maui Freelance Photographer)  for your help in capturing this large family of twenty-two.  I’ll be posting photos from this session after the editing in complete.

Maui Photographer Reviews

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Thought I would share this one with you today.   Santa Rosa, CA 2/8/2012 You can’t get a better photographer in Maui!!! While doing business in Maui, I came across Nicole at Behind the Lens. We hired her for a week to shoot a corporate meeting, and family portraits for the attendees. I can’t say enough about her company and … Read More

Weddings in Ancient Egypt

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  Weddings in Ancient Egypt In ancient Egypt it seems that young men had the liberty to choose their own brides.  Getting married and having children was considered a very important issue although the ceremony was very simple and had no official or religious value.  In many cases, however, a written agreement was made. The bride’s father usually gave a dowry to the … Read More

Wedding Traditions Of A French Wedding

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Wedding Traditions Of A French Wedding (Part Two)   Wedding Reception In France, the traditional wedding cake was the croquembouche, but today it is known as the la piece montee. These cakes are small pastry puffs that are filled with crème and stacked in a pyramid, then covered with spun sugar and a caramel glaze. A traditional reception in France … Read More

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Popular Ethnic & Religious Wedding Traditions Various wedding customs have their roots and popularity based on ethnic origin. African-American At some African-American wedding ceremonies, newlyweds “jump over a broom” to symbolize the beginning of a new life. The ritual was created during slavery, when African-Americans could not legally marry. Some people trace this wedding tradition to an African tribal marriage … Read More