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Blowin’ in the wind, bridal style


A bride's dress flares during a photo shoot at Beijing's Temple of Heaven May 2010.  Your View/Douglas Bakshian

Timing and composition are key components in this Douglas Bakshian photograph of a bride in Beijing. By allowing the wedding dress to billow out of the frame, Douglas has captured a surprising image with visual interest.

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A bride, a groom, a cow, a cigarette and a big wedding


This week two separate photographers, Anahit Hayrapetyan and Inna Mkhitaryan, submitted pictures from a mass wedding of some 700 couples in Nagorno Karabakh. It’s not hard to see why this one stood out. Capturing the bride, the groom and the cow, given as a gift to the couple from sponsors of the wedding, in the one frame, Anahit has provided an environmental portrait of one of the newlywed couples.

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