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Embracing Andrew & Denise

 

 

 

Andrew & Denise are one of the cutest couples I’ve ever shot !

Their friends are very cheerful as well. (Obviously ! ) lol

 

The place they held their ROM was very unique.

It’s wedding themed cafe, which is rare in Singapore.

When I first entered into the cafe, I was like WOW !!!!

 

The decorations were so pretty !!!

And there were some human-sized dolls !

 

Here are some images of their ROM and outdoor shoot in Clarke Quay area;)

 

Everybody want to steal my girl ! lol

Photographed by Maiko

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Do you wanna create your own ring ?

 

Are you interested in creating your own ring ALL by yourself ?

You might not have ever imagined it is even possible, haven’t you ? lol

Honestly, me, neither !  haha

 

However, to my surprise, it IS possible !!!

No matter how clumsy you are, you can actually make a ring !

Still cannot trust what I’m saying ?

 

All right, peeps:)  Im gonna introduce Mr. Iida, who is a ring planner.

This is his studio.

These are the materials you gonna use !

There are variety sizes… which one is the most suitable for you ??

Pictures of the process …… It’s not that difficult actually;)

Those are some designs created by his clients, means ordinary guys like you !

This is the wax you gonna engrave.

You can write a message inside like this;)

This is Mr Iida’s personal ring. He asked his family and friends to scratch the surface of the ring.

On the inward side, there are initials of the person who had scratched.

Believe or not, they all made it !!

Well, you must be feeling like giving it a try by now ?

Then, email to info@rinpla.jp

Check it out the website,too ! www.rinpla.jp

 

Photographed by Maiko

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Embracing Misa & Taiki in Kochi

 

 

Back in 2012, a day before I flew to Singapore to be a wedding photographer,

Misa had said to me that her dream is to book me as her wedding photographer in three years.

(She hadn’t even had a boyfriend at that time !! )

To my surprise, she really made it !! In two years !!! How life is amazing ?!

So, I went back to Japan to fulfill out promise;)

When I was going through those images,

I really wish her mother who had passed away recently could see those happiest smiles of her with her loved one.

However, I know her lovely mother was probably sticked around us whole day during the shoot, and looking over us all time.

She even brought us beautiful sunset, which was heavenly serene.

I have preserve all the beautiful moments with my heart and soul in order to deliver it to her mother as well;)

 

 

Photographed by Maiko

 

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Embracing Miri’s first New Year Visit to a Shrine !

Hello everyone;)

I’ve just spent my new year period in Japan !

It was so exciting as I haven’t gone back to Japan in this period for three years !!

In Japan, people usually visit a shrine in early January to greet Gods and make New Year wishes;)

I went out with my best friend Yuko and her husband Wenyang and their lovely daughter Miri to follow this Japanese New Year Custom.

Here are some images to show you how it looks like;)

It was Miri’s first time to visit a shrine during New Year Period. She looked so excited,too !

First of all, you need to greet Gods and make wishes. But Miri looked uncomfortable in front of Gods. lol

This year is Sheep year !

So, there are bunch of sheep-related products in the shrine.

People buy those things for good fortune.

There are also general products for good fortune,too.

This is Omikuji, what you call “Paper Fortune ”;)

Time to get her first ever Omikuji !!!

Got it !!!!!!

The result was “Small luck”. But it sounded so funny, cos it usually aims for adults.

However, it somehow made sense to Miri,too. lol

This is a place for hanging Ema, which is made of woods and where people write their wishes.

Time to hang their Ema !!

Usually, you can see some kind of drawings on the surface of Ema.

Before leaving the shrine, Miri met an adorable friend.

Oh, and her first kiss was stolen by her new friend !!

2015 is surely going to be an amazing year for her ;)

 

Photographed by Maiko

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