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An Exotic Island Wedding – II

Do you want to make your wedding ceremony a memorable and an extremely stylish one? Are you looking for marriage locations that are innovative and certainly removed from the usual, run-of-the-mill ones? In case you are, an exotic island wedding is just what you should opt for. Island weddings are one of the best ways to add that extra dollop of panache to your marriage ceremony. There are plenty of attractive and inspiring island wedding locations to choose from for the marrying couples. Every island wedding scheme comes with its unique island wedding package, and these packages also need careful consideration.

Island Wedding under Palm tree

Island Wedding under Palm tree

There are a few issues that need to be handled well, in order to make an island wedding a grand success. Some of these factors are:

Special places of interest

There are several alternative locations for island wedding ceremonies. Each of these spots holds out special attractive features, making them ideal venues for island marriage ceremonies. Some such exotic island wedding locations are:

i) Sandals Grande Antigua Resort (this resort offers combined wedding and honeymoon packages),

ii) St Lucia Sandals – Grande St Lucian Resort & Spa,

iii) Sandals Jamaica Grande Ocho Rios Beach & Villa Resort,

iv) Aruba Beach Weddings and Honeymoon resort,

v) Punta Cana – Secrets Excellence Punta Cana Resort

Apart from the above five, there are quite a number of other island resorts too, that would be just perfect for a stylish island wedding ceremony.

Bridesmaids dressed in traditional dress

Bridesmaids dressed in traditional dress

Island wedding packages

Marrying couples can choose from numerous alternative island wedding package options. A comprehensive coverage of the wedding ceremony (along with wedding photography) is desirable. Certain packages also provide pre-wedding photography options, as well as smart packing styles, and different photo enlargement options. Wall portraits of wedding ceremonies are also available in some packages. Coverage of the wedding reception can be limited or unrestricted, depending on the packages. Digital collage albums and DVD slideshow of the wedding photos can also be made available. Certain islands also provide combined packages of wedding and honeymoon.

Island wedding locations as well as packages are many in number, and marrying couples need to decide upon the one that is best suited for their needs. A proper selection of island wedding package and location can indeed make a marriage ceremony a truly memorable occasion.

An Exotic Island Wedding – I

Bridesmaid in Island Traditional Dress

Bridesmaid in Island Traditional Dress

Wedding ceremonies on exotic locations always seem to be an attractive option. An island wedding offers a stylish and much more innovative option than a conventional, run-of-the-mill church wedding ceremony. Weddings are, beyond doubt, one of the most important days in any person’s life. It is really desirable to make this day special and truly memorable, choosing a nice island wedding destination is a great way of doing so. Although not the first-choice among strongly traditionalist and/or Catholic families, different types of island wedding plan have steadily gained in popularity over the years. An island wedding and related island wedding photography are truly an ideal way to make your marriage a memorable ceremony indeed.

Before you can actually hold a successful island wedding ceremony, you need to carefully plan an exotic island wedding. These ceremonies are ideal, both as a venue for marriage as well as for a romantic renewal of vows (i.e., a quaint and emotional ‘second marriage’). The marrying couple needs to visit the island prior to the ceremony in order to ensure that it satisfies all the desirable conditions for hosting a perfect marriage ceremony. The beauty of the beaches, the cultural styles of the area, and the often exotic styles of the islands are some of the features that need to be considered while choosing a particular island for marriage. The various island wedding packages and their corresponding expenses need also be studied in detail.

Wedding Guests and Couple

Wedding Guests and Couple

Island weddings are, by nature, exotic; in order to keep these ceremonies etched in memory, wedding photography is also a crucial element at these marriages. Some general tips on island wedding photography are:

a) Studying the wedding location à A wedding photographer needs to know exactly how an island would appear during different parts of the day, and how conducive it is for photography purposes. Hence, a prior study of the island (that has been selected as a venue for marriage) is an absolute necessity,

b) Lighting arrangements à In the case of an outdoor wedding, direct sunlight should be avoided for suitable wedding photography. Conversely, during an indoor wedding, the presence of adequate lights is a must,

c) Photo angles à Photographers need to click wedding snaps from different, innovative angles. This would indeed provide for stylish island wedding photography,

d) Camaraderie with the couple à The marrying couple should be comfortable and completely at ease with the photographer. The latter should ensure that the couple do not feel stressed or nervous at any stage of the ceremony, and

e) Background selection à The best wedding photos have beautiful backgrounds that perfectly blend with the entire photo. The photographer should, hence, select the different backgrounds for his photos with great care.

If you are looking to add a dash of style, panache and innovation to your marriage ceremony, you can easily opt for island wedding ceremonies. You should also have arrangements for expert island wedding photography, in order to make the occasion a truly memorable one.

To be continued…