Walking down the aisle in November! @Portofino Resort, Belize

Luchi and Michael decided to elope in Belize and have their dream wedding here. They choose one of the most romantic resorts from Ambergris Caye. Surrounded by immediate family and best friends, they had a superb ceremony right on the beach.

Even if is November, is Caribbean and the weather was lovely! We had few drops of rain, but there is a saying is good luck on your wedding day!

The Ceremony Setting was amazing and the aisle was one of the most beautiful I ever saw. The Wedding coordinator,was beyond creative. Writting the vows on a palm leaf if is out of the ordinary. The guitarist was singing in the background and everything was screaming LOVE!

Bride’s hair by Carole Goudreau.

Wedding Coordinator: Michaela Chub

Enjoy few of the photos from this lovely day:

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A Winter Wonderland Party on a tropical island in Belize

To create winter on a tropical island sounds almost impossible and yet, we did it: a Winter Tale in Belize!

Chelsea LOVE the Disney movie Frozen and the theme of the party was winter. Her dad build for decor a superb piece that was the background  of the party.
Her mom, Monica, designed the decor.
Party Decoration: Artist Decorator: Monica & Francisco Alberto Mendez
Of course, a photographer that share vision, helps :) 

A party with wonderful setting and good music, an awesome clown who entertained the crowd, face painting, dancing until some of us breaked their shoes, good food & drinks! The mood was definitely ON and my job was just to capture the spirit of this party!

Enjoy some of the photos! (please ask Dennis or Monica about the rest).

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a Beach November Wedding in Belize. at Coco Beach Resort

In different magazines they are saying “avoid to get married in November in Caribbean… hurricane season is the most active.” I would say please pick October or November! The sky is the most spectacular and our sunsets are the best those months!

Michelle & Keith decided to take a risk and get married in November and… they were truly rewarded with amazing weather and spectacular day and amazing sunset!

Enjoy their first photos!

Let the adventure begin!

Let the adventure begin!

Bridal portrait, wedding dress detail

Bridal portrait, wedding dress detail

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Bridal portrait

Bridal portrait

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Superb Cermeony Place

Superb Cermeony Place

Get married in Belize!

Get married in Belize!

I do in Belize!!!

I do in Belize!!!

Signing the papers!

Signing the papers!

Our amazing guests!

Our amazing guests!

Our beautiful portrais

Our beautiful portrais

Caribbean portraits!

Caribbean portraits!

Just Married in Belize!

Just Married in Belize!

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Fall in love with moments!

Fall in love with moments!

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November sunset in Belize

November sunset in Belize

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 Coco Beach Resort Belize is indeed amazing for Weddings!

She did not had a veil, but I created her portraits with the details of her dress.

..a portrait, every bride should have. Totally LOVED her look. Beautiful dress, perfect hair and makeup are making a huge difference on photographs.

Compromise in anything else, but the photographer, hairstylist and your outfit are very important for your special day.

 

 

Magnificent Maleficent: a fantasy shoot for Halloween

Once in a while I challenge myself with something different than my usual style. This year was with Halloween shoots… and I did 2 and I loved both!

This blog is about Maleficent character!

Magnificent Maleficent, Halloween 2014, Belize

Magnificent Maleficent, Halloween 2014, Belize

Before she moved in Belize, my friend was a successful actor.  A while back I asked her… “what do you miss the most from Europe?” She answer right away “Acting!” 
“You’ll do a great Maleficent” and this is how it starts.

The costume was bought from a little store called Candle Garden, located on our island. The owner was beyond helpful and adjusted everything after our needs.

The makeup was done by a local hair stylist called Elida Brown and she exceed our expectations.

The location was a local resort called Xanadu Island Resort, that will let you speechless! Is perfect combination of sea and jungle… and behind the resort is just breathtaking.

My assistant on scene was the owner from Candle Garden and she helped me with 1 light. That was it. I did not had a big crew, or tons of lights.. was just me, and the perfect scene, model, actress, makeup and outfit! All came together, really good!

Here are the photos. Enjoy and share away!

Live, Love and Get Married at Victoria House, Belize

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Jessica & Carter had their fabulous laid-back wedding at Victoria House, right on Ambergris Caye in Belize!

Small, only very few people and really good friends attended a ceremony drawn from the stories of their childhood… that moment, that we all dream, was magical, Full of love and emotions.

We don’t usually have Hawaiian sunsets, but they were blessed with a sunset like we get here very rare: a explosion of pink that last enough to be captured forever!

I’ve overhead a guest saying “is Victoria House, I expected nothing less…” and I was smiling because he was right! Always top notch, always on time with everything and always with a creative decor!

Enjoy!