(Closed) Trash the Dress!

posted 9 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Ive seen this only once.  Id be terrified, but they pictures were incredible.  The bride actually lit the skirt and train of her dress on fire, teh photog snapped a bunch of very quick shots, then the bride jumped off a dock and into the water to put it out.  So the jumping shots were cool too.  Im not sure if you want to wreck it that much though. 

Think contrast – a dirty dingy place next to a beautiful gown. posing on a bunch of jagged rocks, etc.  Check out Mrs Sea Breeze’s recaps, she did one on the beach too!

Im doing one this spring, but buying a fill in white dress to do it (off ebay or something).  I cant bring myself to roll around in the mud in mine…

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

There are a lot of beachy touristy shops in Mallorca that are pretty cool.  It would be fun to act like a tourist in a wedding dress maybe. 

 

Also, there is some cliff thing you can climb there and I know there are great pictures at the top. 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

I’ve always liked the ones in a pool.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I love the idea of a Trash the Dress session.  I don’t think it needs to be as extreme as some brides make it (burning, throwing paint on it, etc) if you’re worried about really ruining the dress.  I think the most beautiful pics are the ones where the dress is featured in a location that isn’t “normal” for a wedding dress.  Some ideas that come to mind are rolling around in the sand on a beach, an industrial/urban background, or being in the middle of a forest could qualify I think. I’ve seen some amazing sessions that were taken just laying in a field or with some great backgrounds with graffiti or old cars like a junkyard!  If those locations aren’t available because of where you’ll be, you could always schedule a Trash the Dress session after the wedding/honeymoon when you’re back home!

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