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It’s in the details: how to be a best man

Going through that phase where everyone you know pairs off and gets married, is just a natural part of growing up. It’s also an exciting time, because odds are that you will be asked by a groom to be the best man at his wedding. Although it’s a great honor,…

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‘First Look’ photo shoot: the most precious moment

The bride-centric nature of modern day weddings is most apparent at the beginning of the ceremony when all the guests stand up, turn and admire the bride as she walks down the aisle. What most people don’t realise is that they are missing the best part of the wedding: the…

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Hot right now: wedding trends on Curaçao

We don’t have a crystal ball, but we do have access to local event planners who have a pulse on what’s hot in the world of weddings. Here are a few of the biggest wedding trends for coming year. 1. Make it your own The “Selfie” is taking a whole…

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5 Money saving tips for couples on a budget

When it comes to wedding planning, even the most budget savvy brides and grooms tend to get carried away. A few extravagances are good, but all guests really want is to see the two of you beaming with love. With their wealth of experience from working with suppliers, event planners…

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The 6 biggest wedding Do’s and Don’ts

Wedding planning is often a very time-consuming business and some couples prefer to leave the details to the pros. But even with a top-notch wedding planner by your side, there are some pitfalls you might want to avoid along the way. We turned to the event planning couple, Gwen and…

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Marilse Celebrations

5 Reasons to hire a professional wedding planner

Marilse Statie-Texeira Brazao is a certified wedding and event planner, and a honeymoon and destination wedding specialist. She’s the owner of Celebrations! and caters to a wide variety of events, including religious initiation events, corporate events, funerals, weddings and vow renewals. According to Marilse the job comes with many perks,…

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5 Reasons to do bridals

Bridal portraits or “bridals” are a Southern US tradition where the bride takes formal portraits in her full wedding attire a few weeks or months before her big day. Traditionally, the portraits are displayed at the reception and given to the bride’s parents as a keepsake after the wedding. It…

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Theo Meijers Ateam

Meet Theo Meijer’s A-team: Yut-Mie and the two Js

Theo Meijer is one of Curaçao’s best-known wedding photographers. He is versatile and can shoot pretty much in any genre; from landscape to portraits. Although he is able to fly solo, he prefers to bring along a second pair of eyes and second mind for instant feedback, troubleshooting and inspiration….

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TM Water Photography

Why every photograph can benefit from water

Water in photography makes for an interesting subject. When we think of water on a tropical island, most of us think beach and ocean. However, there are many other ways water can add some pizazz to your photographs. Crashing waves bring excitement to an image, while crystal-clear reflections teleport you…

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Trash the Dress

The best place to trash the dress “after your wedding”

Trash the Dress or Rock the Frock is a symbolic way for couples to conclude the wedding and start the next chapter in their relationship. The shoot is often scheduled the day after the wedding and it’s an occasion for the newlyweds to let go of all the wedding planning stress. The…

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TM Photography Photo Booth Fun

Photo booth fun for every wedding budget

One of the biggest wedding trends right now is funny wedding photos taken in photo booths during wedding receptions. Although the more formal or posed wedding pictures are an essential part of any wedding album, creating an opportunity for you and your guests to let loose can make your big…

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Black & White Photography: When Colour Is Overrated

Colour is all around us and it has a profound and undeniable impact on our daily lives. Colour not only attracts us, but it also distracts us. Without colour, our attention is drawn to shapes, forms and light. That is part of the appeal of black and white photographs and…

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5 Photography styles that are hot right now

Thanks to those rare trailblazers in the wedding industry using technological advancement in photography and powerful image editing tools, conventional wedding pictures seem like a thing of the past. Busy brides-to-be may not have time to stay on top of everything industry professionals are doing, but these are the digital editing…

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5 Stunning backgrounds on Curaçao

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, however most of us want our wedding pictures to convey more than that. We want our photos to capture the memories as well as show the love, joy and passion the couple has for each other and the promise of forever….

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5 Things to consider when choosing your wedding photographer

Unlike the work of your other wedding vendors, when it comes to wedding portraits you don’t really know what you’re getting until after the fact. Choosing a wedding photographer requires careful research. Here are five things to consider when choosing your wedding photographer. Number 1: your photography style Before you…

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