Sunday, 20 June 2010

Crystal & Ryan - Wedding Recap

Crystal & Ryan were married on Friday 12th March 2010 at Coney Wines in Martinborough. Their beautiful outdoor ceremony included a song composed and performed by Ryans brother Logan. The weather held off with almost enough time to finish their ceremony, and then started to rain just as they signed the register. They quickly ended the ceremony as a huge storm hit, including rain, wind, thunder and lightning.

The weather didn't dampen their spirits however and they continued to have a fantastic evening, with photos inside the venue and then a great reception full of lovely heartfelt speeches. As Crystals Dad said in his speech, if he'd let Crystal be early to the ceremony as she'd wanted, they might have avoided the storm altogether! They started off the dancing with an awesome First Dance, with great music and great hip-hop moves!

This is the recap of Crystal and Ryans day. We'd like to thank Crystal and Ryan for allowing us to share this day with them and we wish them all the best for their future together.

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Thursday, 17 June 2010

Alana & Stewart - Wedding Recap

Alana and Stewart were married on 27th February 2010 and this day could not come soon enough for this couple who are very much in love. As Alana said while getting ready "Every girl dreams of their wedding day, and mine is today!" Alana was emotional from very early on, taking lots of deep breaths and shedding a few tears of happiness, and a few nervous shakes. When she arrived at the ceremony venue, Holmesleigh in Paraparaumu, she was even more nervous and Stewart teared up as she walked down the aisle.

Once they were finally married both of them were able to relax and enjoy the rest of their day which, as you will see in their recap below was full of love, laughter and happiness.

After a picturesque photoshoot on the Paraparaumu Beach, their reception was held at the Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club. Stewart teared up again as he spoke of how much he loves his family and how much he is looking forward to their future together with their son Corey.

Here is the recap of Alana and Stewart's wedding day, as emotionally charged as the day was! You may need to get your tissues, be prepared to shed a tear. We wish Alana and Stewart all the best for their married life, it was so special to be able to share their wedding day with them and to witness such love.

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Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Teresa & Jonathan - Wedding Recap

Teresa and Jonathan were married on Saturday 30th January 2010 in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at the Wellington Botanic Gardens. Luckily Wellington put on gorgeous weather for their big day and it turned out perfectly.

Their ceremony was followed by a photoshoot at some of Wellington's stand-out locations such as the
Botanical Gardens and the Cable Car. Jaxon Laidlaw did a great job with the photos, we have shared some of his photos with you below (and you will even see some in the recap!) Their celebrations continued into the evening with a large group of family and friends at their reception in the Holiday Inn Hotel.

This recap has been a long time coming, with their 6 month wedding anniversary almost here! We'd like to thank Teresa and Jonathan for their patience with us as we put this video together for them, and hope that it's worth the wait. It looks especially stunning with the inclusion of footage from the Canon 5D Mark II - one of the latest cameras that has taken the videography world by storm.

Teresa and Jonathan, thanks for allowing us to share your special day with you and we hope you enjoy this recap of your day, I'm sure it will bring back many wonderful memories!

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Images courtesy of Jaxon K Laidlaw Photography

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Demetra & Raffaele - Wedding Recap

When I first formed Crystal Clear Productions, one of the first weddings we filmed as a new company was for Alex & Luigi. Now over 5 years later, we got to film the wedding of Alex's sister, Demetra - so it holds a special place in my heart.

Demetra & Raffaele were married on 6th February 2010 at the Greek Orthodox Church. It was a beautiful hot sunny day and although it always seems 10 degrees hotter in that Church, it especially did with a bridal party as "hot" as this one! Following their ceremony they had an extensive photoshoot session in front of the boat sheds on Oriental Parade, where the gentle Wellington breeze created some great effects with Demetra's veil.

Their reception at The Ballroom in The Duxton Hotel was certainly a grand affair. The speeches were a big part of the evening, followed by the cake cutting and the first dance.

We'd like to thank Demetra & Raffaele for sharing this special day with us and wish you both all the best for a wonderful future together. This is the recap of their special day, put together a bit differently to our usual recaps. We hope you enjoy it.

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Sunday, 6 June 2010

Michelle & Paresh - Wedding Recap

Michelle and Paresh were married on Saturday 20th February 2010 at The Lodge At The Inlet in Pauatahanui. As you will see in their wedding recap below, they were blessed with a beautiful bright sunny day which made their outdoor ceremony perfect. Their wonderful day continued on into the evening with great speeches, great food and great dancing.

The beautiful weather also led to beautiful photographs, and it was a pleasure to work with our friends at Paul Michaels Photography again. Some of their photographs can be seen below.

Here is the recap for Michelle and Paresh's special day - the perfect day for a perfect couple.

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Images courtesy of Paul Michaels Photography.