The Fiddle

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Photo by , a Halifax, Nova Scotia wedding photographer at Nicole Lapierre Photography.

…when your bride pops the surprise of learning to play the fiddle for your wedding reception, because she knows how important it is to you and your family…

Taken with a Canon 5D Mark III and Canon 85mm f/1.2, ISO 250, f/1.8, 1/100 sec.

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The Show Stealer

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Photo by , a Seattle, WA wedding photographer at Carly Bish Photography.

This flower girl stole the show when she broke out her dance moves on the dance floor.

Taken with a Nikon D700 and 35f1.4, ISO 640, f2.8, 1/250sec, One Strobe in the corner of the room.

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The Meaningful Gift

The Meaningful Gift

Photo by , a San Diego wedding photographer at Let’s Frolic Together.

This Bay Area wedding was full of incredible emotion. The groom’s sister was wrapping her speech. Both the groom and his sister have worn these matching mala bead strands (prayer beads) on their wrists for years—they never take them off. His sister’s speech spoke to the significance of the beads in their lives and touched on what it means for her and how it connects them. She ended the speech describing how much the beads serve a meaningful role in her life, and concluded with: “… and now, Nicole, they’re yours.”

Taken with a Canon 5D Mark III and Canon 85mm.

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The Mid-Ceremony Laughter

Elizabeth & Zach

Photo by Christopher Anders, an Asbury Park, NJ wedding photographer at Anders Portfolio Photography.

There was some nervous mid-ceremony laughter at Elizabeth and Zach’s wedding. They both knew that their photographer’s wife had unexpectedly gone into labor just as their wedding started and we were pressed for time. Everything worked out, despite some extra stress, we were able to finish the ceremony and I was able to make it to the hospital just in time to see my son being born.

Taken with a Sony A7 and Sony 55mm.

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The First Turban

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Photo by Mathias Fast at Mathias Fast Photography while assisting Pardeep Singh Photography.

A young boy getting his first Turban tied. He was warned him it might hurt a little and sure enough he winced in pain during the process. He wore a look of pride for the rest of the day though =)

Taken with a Nikon d700 and Nikon 50mm 1.4, ISO 1250 f/2.2 1/400 sec.

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