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Love has no limitations. It cannot be measured. It has no boundaries. Although many have tried, love is indefinable. – Steve Maraboli
I believe that love is a powerful energy, a force of nature that transcends beyond distance, gender, culture and nationality. We cannot demand nor command love. One can initiate love through friendship and courtship, but the course of love is undisputable. How love expresses itself between two human beings is beyond our control. Differences in religion, skin color, language and social status can put a strain in a relationship, making anyone doubt its longevity. Not to mention the deeply embedded negative attitude of society towards some of these differences. But remember that love is bigger than what we are. You cannot put it in a box – delimit its full potential – without risking total destruction of its very essence.
Accepting love from another race or culture doesn’t mean presenting the same image as the other person. It does not mean changing your own values and outlook; it only demands understanding and appreciation of the beauty that can only be seen in diversity. Those who already find that rare connection with another person know that love chooses no particular time or place. You can fall in love with someone with opposing set of beliefs, a person you initially thought is impossible to love, someone you may not be attracted to at first.
But love is persistent. Love exists even when you are afraid, even when you fear that it may not last; so much so that when you already have it, you strive to keep it. In a world of uncertainties, of harsh judgments, of things that are doomed to fail, we continue loving. You may have a lot to lose, but love is always worth the effort.
Love is Without Limits
As more and more couples are loving the idea of establishing prenuptial photo shoots, concepts and themes are no longer bound to the traditional formal studio sessions, wherein the results are sometimes unnatural and awkward, and fails to depict the couple’s personalities. Since a lot of photographers have already pushed the boundaries in creating modern, artistic, and ingenuous concepts, it is a challenge to come up with a strong theme that the couple would like and enjoy doing. I have long flirted with the idea of creating a sensual, passionate, but not too risque (not porn material lol) prenup shoot, so when Kian and Elle asked me if I can shoot their prenuptial photos, I gladly welcomed it as an opportunity to make my ideas come to life. Just my luck, they were pleased with my working concept.
Although boudoir, in photography, is often used to emphasize women’s sensuality, I chose this style to exhibit the couples passionate love towards each other. One of the main challenges of this photo shoot is how to make everything look natural, and I’m happy with how the couple played their parts. I also admire how comfortable they are with each other, and their photographs clearly showcased that. In some of the shots, I gave them the liberty of making fun, simple, natural poses to create a romantic appeal to the already sexy atmosphere. I wanted to create something that will give people a glimpse of the couple’s personalities, as well as their intimate feelings. I wanted to capture a love that is tangible. And I thank them for letting me become a part of this important highlight in their lives.
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