Photo of the Week: Holding Hands at a Thai Wedding

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Photo of the Week: A Thai Wedding

When my friends Mark and Sa asked me to play photographer at their wedding, I was thrilled. They had a traditional ‘Chiang Mai-style” ceremony, complete with traditional outfits and chanting monks followed by a night of eating, drinking and dancing. It was a wonderful day.

As I was the official photographer, I was allowed to be witness every part of the ceremony and it was an amazing experience. I’ll be following up soon with a photo essay soon but I’m still digging through the 500+ shots.

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casa de hamilton pool March 23, 2011 at 8:43 pm

Great photo, looking forward to seeing the rest.

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jill- Jack and Jill Travel The World March 23, 2011 at 11:11 pm

Love the shot! Can’t wait to see the essay…
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Andi of My Beautiful Adventures March 24, 2011 at 2:03 am

I was just asked to play wedding photog too! So I’m really excited to see the pics that you took. This one is gorgeous!!!
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wes March 24, 2011 at 11:57 am

Thanks, Andi. I think you’ll have a lot of fun. I know I did.

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Wandering Trader's Travels March 24, 2011 at 5:27 pm

It’s beautiful Wes. You captured the entire event with this snapshot :)
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wes March 26, 2011 at 11:31 am

Thanks a bunch.

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Rebecca March 25, 2011 at 6:25 am

Wes, as everyone already said this is an awesome picture. All of the vibrant colors, along with the symbolism you captured with the wedding rings, holding hands, and wedding attire is simply beautiful.

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wes March 26, 2011 at 11:31 am

Thank you, Rebecca! I hope the other shots turn out as well…

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Frances March 28, 2011 at 1:47 am

Wow! That is a great shot. My international marketing teacher showed us his Thai wedding and the pictures were spectacular. The ceremony was traditional and during the reception the bride had a “western” style dress. So beautiful. I can’t wait to see the rest of these pictures.

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Bluegreen Kirk March 29, 2011 at 1:44 am

Really nice photo!
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Sofia - As We Travel April 1, 2011 at 7:48 am

Nice photo, can’t wait to see the photo essay!

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bethany April 3, 2011 at 1:57 am

Great shot Wes! Can’t wait to see the rest of the photos. :)
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Angela April 4, 2011 at 3:01 pm

Beautifully romantic..
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Lemerou April 6, 2011 at 9:28 pm

Nice shot !
Looking forward to see the rest !
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Juan Perros April 7, 2011 at 4:00 pm

Very ethnic!! Thats lovely
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