This one goes down in the books as one of the most incredible weddings I have been a part of. Not only was it full of love and real, raw emotion but it was full of ADVENTURE.
I was delighted when Lindsey contacted me telling me she would like to fly me to China to photograph her wedding. I was beyond myself when she sent me the email with my flight itinerary. Bryan and Lindsey invited me in to their home, and I was happy to help gather finishing touches for the big day and so excited to be there to document their celebration. I can’t thank them enough for the opportunity. I also, can’t help but mention what a great job they did planning their wedding in such a foreign place – imagine trying to get a dress altered where you don’t speak the same language!
Bryan and Lindsey are both English teachers in Shanghai but part of the story behind tying the knot in Shanghai was the family connection to the location. Bryan’s grandparents sought refuge in Shanghai from World War II. They married in the Ohel Moshe Synagogue, which is now a museum, and that is where Lindsey and Bryan also exchanged vows. From there we took a double-decker bus through the streets of Shanghai to the reception destination on The Bund. The day was incredibly beautiful as I know their life will be together! I am not very good with words so I will get on to the photographs. Lindsey and Bryan: Seriously. Thank you. Mazel tov!