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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Holy Trinity Cathedral / Ruse City Center, Bulgaria Elopement Photo Story Award

Ruse, Bulgaria Wedding reflection portrait symbolizes their ability to consider the past and the challenges they overcame

Ruse, Bulgaria Wedding Couple Portrait | The reflection in this portrait symbolizes their ability to consider the past and the challenges they overcame

The newlyweds pose for formal wedding portraits. The reflection in this portrait symbolizes their ability to consider the past and the challenges they overcame during their year all while looking forward to their future as a married couple. 

Kalina and Georgi had originally planned a springtime wedding in Ruse, Bulgaria, but the pandemic required them to be flexible and rearrange their wedding plans. With love as their top priority, they opted to postpone their wedding until August, when they could enjoy a traditional church wedding and outdoor reception with their closest family members and friends.

Ruse, Bulgaria Wedding picture of the bride reflecting in mirrors while getting ready

Ruse, Bulgaria Wedding Bridal Image | As she prepares for her wedding ceremony, the bride reflects

As she prepares for her wedding ceremony, the bride reflects on the importance of the moment. Her expression showcases the confidence and pride that she is feeling.

Ruse Wedding Photo showing The bridesmaids surrounding the bride while helping her with her dress

Ruse Wedding Photographer | The bridesmaids surround the bride while helping her with her gown

The bridesmaids surround Kalina, and assist her as she puts on her wedding gown. 

Ruse, Bulgaria Wedding image from a ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral of the bride/groom walking down the aisle

Ruse, Bulgaria Wedding Photos at Holy Trinity Cathedral | the bride walks down the aisle

As the bride walks down the aisle, the wedding ceremony begins at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Ruse, Bulgaria. 

Ruse Wedding picture from Holy Trinity Cathedral of The priest holding a cross as the couple recites their vows before God

Ruse Wedding Photography from Holy Trinity Cathedral | The priest holds up a cross, and the couple recite their vows before God

The priest holds up a cross, and Kalina and Georgi recite their vows before God, their family members, and their closest friends.

Holy Trinity Cathedral Ruse Wedding image of The groom holding the hand of his bride as the priest leads them in church

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Ruse Wedding Photographer | The groom holds the hand of his bride

The groom holds the hand of his bride, as they take their first steps forward into their new life as husband and wife.

Ruse military soldier Wedding picture from a sunshine-filled day as guests congratulate the happy couple

Ruse City Center Wedding Photos | On a sunshine-filled day, the wedding guests congratulate the happy couple

On a sunshine-filled day in August, the wedding guests congratulate the happy couple on the steps of the church in the moments following their wedding ceremony.

Ruse Wedding image of The bride posing for an artistic detail picture of her gown on the staircase

Ruse Wedding Photos | The bride poses for an artistic portrait on the staircase

Kalina poses for an artistic portrait on the staircase that highlights the breathtaking and sumptuous layers of her wedding gown.

Bulgaria Wedding Photo of The bride and groom dancing together alone in a large room

Bulgaria Wedding Photography | The bride and groom take a moment for themselves

The bride and groom take a moment for themselves, and enjoy a private first dance together. The backlit portrait showcases the romantic atmosphere of the day.