"Mafia" Bridal Shoot (styled)

14 - 07 - 13

I met Theo from Vintage Works (classic car hire) at an Expo where we exibited next door to one another, after seeing his car collection, I had this idea of doing a 1930's "mafia" inspired wedding shoot, just for the fun of it. You could perhaps call it my personal project for this year.

From there I got a dress designer, Lianel, from Lianel Schwartz Couture, involved to provide an awesome vintage dress for the occasion. I also asked Marie, from MC Flowers, who happens to be my mom, to make a bridal bouquet to suit the theme. I gathered props here and there, like the "tommy" gun and other things to enhance the mood of the shoot.

I also borrowed a fog machine from Angie at Starlight Sounds (great dj's) to create that misty effect, and I was fortunate to have Bianca, a previous bride of mine, model for me as the "femme fatale". So early last Sunday morning, we set of to Cullinan for this shoot, and I was so happy to see this vision I had come to life in front of me. I can't thank everyone enough for helping me make this happen.  Below are the list of suppliers I would like to credit for this occasion. 

Starlight Sounds - starlightsounds62@yahoo.com
Lianel Schwartz Couture - 083 306 5095
Vintage Works - 082 421 3899
MC Flowers - 083 679 2648
Headpieces by Helena‚Äôs Crown - 082 549 3213
Big thanks to Biance for modelling

(colours in photographs may vary on uncalibrated screens)


P.S. this is not my normal editing style, but due to the theme and nature of the shoot, I wanted to incorporate a dark feel to the photos

 

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