black and white wedding portrait

Rehab, Day 29, March 4, 2017

My grandmother enjoying the cookie tray with her youngest great-grandchild during the reception of my cousin’s wedding at New Orleans City Park.

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One of the great motivating factors that has spurred my grandmother’s success in rehab after knee surgery was her desire to attend my cousin’s wedding this past weekend.

“I absolutely must be there – even if I have to be wheelchaired in,” she repeatedly told her orthopedist and rehab nurses prior to the event.

THE SUN ALSO RISES - model: Amanda Wellsh - photography: Yelena Yemchuk - styling: Cathy Kasterine - hair: Alain Pichon - makeup: Pep Gay - location: Mallorca (Majorca), Spain -  Porter Magazine #13 Spring 2016

  • featured designer: Alexander McQueen

Rehab, Day 29, March 4, 2017

My grandmother surprised her new step-great-granddaughter-in-law with a necklace shortly before the wedding ceremony began in New Orleans City Park.

Rehab, Day 29, March 4, 2017

One of the great motivating factors that has spurred my grandmother’s success in rehab after knee surgery was her desire to attend my cousin’s wedding in New Orleans this past weekend. 

“I absolutely must be there – even if I have to be wheelchaired in,” she repeatedly told her orthopedist and rehab nurses prior to the event.

My grandmother obviously met that goal and enjoyed a front-row seat as my new cousin-in-law from Germany was walked down the aisle during the Bohemian-style wedding ceremony in New Orleans City Park.

(I was called in at the last moment to be the official photographer. Thus needing to focus on shooting in digital, I unfortunately only had the opportunity to make a few frames in 120 film. My brother-in-law, with the Pentax 67 in the background, thankfully helped out.) 

Thadée Klossowski de Rola and Loulou de la Falaise by Guy Marineau on their wedding day in Paris, 1977

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 Wedding photos from the monochrome set….

model: Valentina Zelyaeva - photographer: Asa Tallgard - fashion editor / stylist: Anna Artamonova - hair: Martyn Foss Calder - makeup: Mikael Noiselet - nail: Lorandy - producer: Anna Bliznyuk - Elle Russia December 2015

  • Alberta Ferretti - Hermés - Intimissimi - Chanel

Trash The Dress

My sister Hannah was determined to do ‘Trash The Dress’ at some point after her wedding day. So we got ourselves organised and drove to Gyles Quay outside my hometown of Dundalk in Ireland. Here is a preview. More to come. Enjoy!

Damien :)