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    Archive for Pre-wedding

    Bernard + Jessica | Through The Seasons

    by Ian

    Bernard & Jessica has almost opposite character & personalities. Bernard is the extrovert, fun and easygoing, while Jessica is the introvert one, she tends to keep it to herself. But instead of getting them into a disagreement, it become the reason why they are strong together as a couple. Whenever she is feeling a little low, he will always be there to cheer her up. When he feels anxious, she’s the one to calm him down. They acknowledge their differences and it made them even closer. They complete each other.

    The season theme is actually inspired by Jessica’s dream of winter wedding theme. It was Summer when we reach Queenstown, fortunately there were some spots that still covered in snow. So to pull the winter theme we went shooting on top of glacier at Mt Cook. Such an amazing view! I was a little bit nervous back then, cause we were standing on the frozen lake and some part of it wasn’t a firm iced. Glad everything went well.

    Thank you Bernard & Jessica for the amazing experience in Queenstown. May your love continue to grow through all the seasons of life.

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    Calvin + Ceinlys | Where It Begins

    by Ian

    We’re excited to finally share you this sets of prewedding photos we took awhile ago for Calvin & Ceinlys in US.

    It’s interesting how our path crossed, given the fact they both are from Hongkong, they found out about us and decided to engage our service only through Skype chat. Their bold move led us to an awesome adventure in San Fransisco and a beautiful friendship afterwards.

    We did a photo clip based on how they met, just watch the video!

    Here’s to the cheerful, cute, funny and daring couple, Calvin & Ceinlys! Thank you for trusting us and for the fun photo session back in SF. Hope to see you guys soon!

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    Brian + Tania | Lovestruck

    by Ian

    We love this awesome couple! Not only they are generous, caring, easy going, and fun to be with, but they also share the same passion of food with us! I didn’t feel like being on assignment at all, I felt like I was going on a trip with friends.

    Starbucks has more meaning than just their favourite drinks. In the beginning of their relationship, Brian used to drove all the way from Karawaci (suburb of Jakarta) where he stayed to Tania’s house in Jakarta just to bring her favourite drink from Starbucks. So whenever Tania sees Starbucks, it reminds her of Brian and how much he loves her. Isn’t it sweet? Of course we had to include it in the photoshoot as props!

    Thank you Brian & Tania for your kindness, for being the best travel companion, and for your trust in us! Hope to catch up with you guys soon!

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    Kai Yee + Daphnie | I Married Adventure

    by Ian

    When I met Daphne & Kai Yee, I knew we are going to have an adventure. Although l didn’t expect our trip would be this fun.

    Both of them are very busy professionals. The only time we can meet them o discuss the preparation of the photoshoot is between 6 to 10am. After that hour, they will be so occupied until late at night. They work hard, but as the saying goes “Work hard, play hard”. They clearly know how to live up to it.

    Daphne is a cheerful girl who brings sunshine wherever she goes. Kai Yee is a patient and kind hearted guy who will go all out to make Daphne happy. I can see they both are a perfect match from the way Kai Yee calmed Daphne when she’s nervous and Daphne brings smile to Kai Yee and make him the happiest man. They treated each other with such respect and love.

    During the shoot, initially we didn’t plan to went up the Remarkables mountain but when he proposed the idea at the spot, they were quick to jump at it. I love the spontaneity of Daphnie and Kai Yee! They are always up for new adventures. We took a heli ride to went up the mountain and the view was absolutely stunning. This is something you must do if you’re in Queenstown. It was a breathtaking sight!

    Thank you Daphne & Kai Yee for trusting us completely, for the fun road trip, for the great company of you and your brother, and most of all for your bright spirit and smiles. We wish you a wonderful adventure as you begin your new life together.

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    Rio + Vince | Why We Love

    by Ian

    Here something to brighten your week. There are some reasons why we love Rio and Vince, our Melbourne-based couple.

    First, they have great personalities. Rio can be cool and goofy at the same time, while Vince is a lovely girl with the kindest heart. Second, they add personal touch to the photo shoot by adding their own writings to the props that we designed for them.

    Also, they went extra miles to find perfect photo location. Vince is always very fond of flowers & gardening. She even grows her own backyard garden in Melbourne. That’s why she would really love to have her photos taken in canola field. Both of them went on canola hunt for about a month before the photoshoot took place. It was a bit drizzling when we reached there, so we quickly jumped from the car and I started to shoot like mad! It was really fun and we all had a good laugh.

    Thank you Rio & Vince for the good times we had and for hosting us while we’re in Melbourne. I hope when you look at these photos you’ll be reminded on why do you love and continue to fall in love for each other. Can’t wait to see you two on your wedding day!

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    Ahai + Philia | Finding My Way To You

    by Ian

    Ricky + Dessy | No Barriers

    by Ian

    “If two people are connected at the heart, it doesn’t matter what they do or where they live. There will be no barriers if they are destined to be together”

    I feel that this phrase best describes Ricky & Dessy.

    Ricky met Dessy back in highschool. It took him a while to win her heart as she wasn’t interested in him at first, but she eventually fell for his charm. Their premature relationship only lasted for 6 months before they parted their ways to further their studies. Ricky went to Sydney, while Dessy to Melbourne and Beijing.

    It seemed that their story could have ended there, yet one day, as fate would have it, Ricky went to Beijing for business trip and contacted Dessy. Not too long after that, Dessy went back Jakarta for good and they were reunited. Ricky knew he will never let her go again.

    Being a photographer herself, Dessy requested to have her photos uniquely executed. So we came up with this idea of Ricky and her captured at different places, showing that they were separated by distance and had separated lives like they used to have. When one of them jumps over the “barriers” they are finally united, since then their lives become sweeter each day.

    We had a great time shooting their pre-wedding photos in Sydney. Although the weather wasn’t very accommodating (windy, cold, and drizzling almost the whole day), but thank God we managed to get great shots, especially at Sydney Opera House under such freezing weather.

    The gorgeous couple just tied the knot last weekend, congrats Ricky & Dessy and thank you the unforgettable experience in Sydney.

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    Brian + Imelda | Sweet Promises

    by Ian

    You know you will have a good time when you spend a day with couple like Brian & Imelda, who are kind-hearted and very much in love.

    Brian & Imelda was introduced to us by Imelda’s childhood friend, Santi, who engaged us as her wedding and pre-wedding photographer a while ago. Even before we met, I knew a little bit of their story from Santi who once brought Imelda to her church’s weekly gathering. Imelda showed up at the gathering without knowing that day was the day she met Brian, the love of her life. While for Brian it was love at first sight, but of course being a gentleman he kept it cool and took a slow-but-sure move to win the pretty lady’s heart.

    The props we designed for them was actually inspired by the promises they made to each other. Those promises were made public last month as they took a vow in front of their families and friends at their beautiful Bali wedding.

    Thank you Brian & Imelda for trusting us to capture your story and letting us to be part of your wedding day. Hope you had a wonderful time exploring Europe :)

    Stay tuned for their upcoming wedding photos.

    Make up by Ike Riani Hartono
    Hairpieces by Shill

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    Deny + Yulia | Prelude To A Kiss

    by Ian

    First of all, we would like to apologize for the long absence as we have been travelling for photoshoots the past few weeks. It was such an awesome trip. We will share more details soon. Stay tune!

    Now meet Deny & Yulia.

    Deny and Yulia are from Surabaya. We have never meet them prior to the photoshoot, yet they decided to engage us through phone calls and series of emails. We feel honoured that they trust us even without having met us in person.

    When we finally meet Deny & Yulia, we instantly connected with them! Yulia is a sweet, loving & smart girl while Deny who appeared as the “cool guy” type at first, is actually a fun guy who likes to tease and kiss Yulia a lot! They look so cute together.

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    Johan + Evita | In Its Time

    by Ian

    Here’s something dreamy to end the week..

    Johan & Evita’s pre-wedding photos were inspired by one of highly celebrated novel in literature history, The Great Gatsby. Just like Gatsby fell for Daisy the moment he met her, Johan had laid his eyes on Evita when they first met. And 6 years later, they still completely in love with each other. You can tell by the way he looks at her, completely bewitched by her beauty, and by the way they stole kisses from each other even when the camera was not rolling.

    They were in long distance relationship ever since they started dating. They told me that they actually argues alot. Yet no matter how hard they argued, they always find their way back to each other. I do believe that the couples that are ‘meant to be’ are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart, and yet they came out even stronger than they were before.

    Here’s to the gorgeous couple whose love has surpassed the test of time and finally were bonded in marriage last week. We wish you happiness and love that will lasts a lifetime.

    Outdoor Decoration by Orchid
    Gown by Hian Tjen
    Make-up by Upan Duvan

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