These 18 emotional pictures represent a new trend that has been developing among wedding photographers over the last few years – capturing the “first look,” when the bride and groom first see each other. The moment is full of genuine surprise, joy, beauty and excitement, so what better way to capture the emotion of your wedding day? Many of us tend not to expect men to cry tears of joy on their wedding day like these guys, but shouldn’t they?
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Love is pure, love is painful, love is sweet and love is dreadful. True love is overwhelming. Love is something we strive for and something we mourn the loss of. Let us present you with 21 interesting facts and theories about love that will explain much about this all-absorbing phenomenon without dispelling its romance and poetry.
These images of people stopping to make a peaceful gesture or to help someone in need remind us that, even in the midst of violence and political conflict, our capacity for compassion and understanding can still shine through. In all of these situations, large groups of people found that protest, peaceful or otherwise, was the only way to get their voices heard. But despite the violence, people still chose to help each other. It’s comforting to see that even the worst situations can sometimes bring out the best in us.
Russian photographer Murad Osmann keeps on following his beautiful girlfriend Nataly Zakharova around the world and capturing precious moments in every step she takes. Osmann started the well-known “Follow me” series back in 2011 during a vacation to Barcelona, and now he is being followed by more than 530K Instagram followers himself.
Japanese student-artists Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have created a prize-winning series of images that explore our relationships with each other in an interesting way – by using x-ray images to strip away the skin, hair and flesh that we usually associate with intimate contact. Kanda and Hayashi used full-body x-ray imaging and CT scan systems to picture four different couples as they rested intimately together. The result is a series of ghostly white skeletons tangles in loving embraces.
Mark Weber has spent more than 30 years photographing the streets of New York. Although most of his photos deal with the darker side of life in the Big Apple, like poverty, violence, homelessness and the urban struggle, they also capture some of the more tender moments that make it all worth it.
In his photo series “Follow Me To”, Russian photographer Murad Osmann is taking the viewer on an intimate journey together with his girlfriend who’s leading him around the world. The pose is almost the same in every picture: the girl never shows her face, and the guy almost never lets go of her hand. The settings change from Moscow to London to Venice to a number of different locations in Russia, revealing their passion for travel.
For those of us who are head over heals in love, here’s a new destination to consider. The Tunnel of Love, located in Ukraine, used to be just another train rail section, but eventually turned into one of the most romantic spots on Earth. As trees were left to grow freely around the rails, the passing train was the only thing shaping its way through. Eventually, by crossing the Kleven village forest back and forth three times a day, the train shaped a closed tunnel according to it’s size.
As strange as it may sound, many of the best ways to show you love someone cost very little or nothing at all. It’s easy to buy an expensive item, but I think the time spent preparing a surprise is much more valuable than the most expensive gift. How do you surprise the ones you love?