Elegant and Classic Philadelphia Bash

Kim and Larry started our year off with a surprise and a bang. Larry called about 3 weeks before their wedding in a semi-panic, their photographer, a friend, was injured and wouldn’t be able to photograph the wedding and he needed to find a photographer, FAST. It turns out I was available, it is March in Philly afterall, so we all kicked into gear and everything went off without a hitch. The ceremony was held in the Historic Landmark Old St. Joseph’s Church in the Old City section of Philadelphia where Ben Franklin and all the cool Constitutional stuff is located. The wedding party walked from the church through more old city cobble stone streets including the amazing Second National Bank building that looks like we made a stopover in Greece. The reception was held in the amazing Cescaphe Atrium in the Curtis Center, once the home to Curtis Publishing which published The Saturday Evening Post.

“YOU DID IT!  Unreal Scott, so so good, I knew I had found the best and these photo’s are proof.  You captured the energy and emotion of the day artfully, so perfect.  Bravo Scott, Bravo!” – Larry



Marquita - March 26, 2010 - 4:58 pm

Mmmm. Delicious photography. I most especially like the photo of the bride and the groom on the stairs– it is so elegant.

Scott - March 29, 2010 - 12:01 pm

Marquita, Thanks! My work’s been called lots of things but never delicious, I like that!

Lillie - April 3, 2010 - 8:39 am

Love the variety of image and play with colors, textures, and focus.

Otto Haring - May 27, 2010 - 4:54 pm

I find the dipping a little bit old and boring but the rest is amazing!!!

Mary Fabian - June 1, 2010 - 3:18 pm

Amazing and beautiful images. I just love the way you captured so many emotions through candid photos.

Dorothy Isber Photos - July 25, 2010 - 11:52 pm

Majestic and stunning! Love all of your photos!

Luanne France - August 3, 2010 - 5:39 pm

Wow .. just love all the photos — the romance, the fun, the emotions.

Janet Meyers - August 8, 2010 - 8:06 pm

Ditto to Luanne’s comment — you managed to capture so much — every photo tells a story in one great big album. I’m guessing the bride and groom are absolutely delighted with these images. Kudos to you!

My first post on the blog. Stephan & Jo-Marie’s Wedding….

We photographed Stephan & Jo-Marie over the weekend. It was a very hot day in South Africa.
We managed to get some cool images for Stephan & Jo-Marie. They had these little LED’s on the tables for decorations, I decided it would make a cool photo so I raided the tables to get some of them. The heat of the day was broken by a typical summer thunderstorm, I could not resist using the rain. Jo-Marie said she wished it would rain as she loves the ran images I create, well she got her wish. Let me know what you guys think of the images.


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Diane-www.sagephoto.com - March 14, 2010 - 5:48 pm

Magical images! Nice work

Will Pateman Photography - March 16, 2010 - 9:06 am

Wow images as ever Jaco…Love the first one cool lighting

Crash Taylor - March 16, 2010 - 1:25 pm

Rockin’ it up my man!

Mari Darr~Welch - March 16, 2010 - 6:18 pm

Wow!!! Stunning images!! You rock!

Jaco Fourie - March 17, 2010 - 1:18 pm

Thanks all. I do appreciate the feedback.

Ian Johnson Photo - March 19, 2010 - 7:14 am

great wedding photography I love number two – ian

Pieter Wolmarans - March 20, 2010 - 3:56 pm

Beautiful images Jaco. I have always been a great admirer of your work. It really inspires me. Well done.

jen - May 24, 2010 - 12:54 pm

ohhh la la… I love them all !!! Totally inspired by your work 😉

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Alexandria Kokostatis Images - July 25, 2010 - 11:54 pm

Wow .. wow … and wow! Beautiful, stunning, and addictive!

Lucy Abbotsford - August 3, 2010 - 5:42 pm

Amazing and wonderful photography!

Isobelle Thornborough - August 8, 2010 - 8:09 pm

You really do rock! Always love viewing your addictive and mesmirizing work, Jaco!!!

Vintage Bridal Accessories – Relive Photography by Laura Parent

As a wedding photographer with a Vintage Flair at Relive Photography,  I love accessories and especially “Vintage Accessories”.  I thought it would be fun to show some different and unique items that can be used during your wedding day.  I have just finished a Fashion Photo Shoot to show off these exact items.  The bride can not only use these awesome custom made rings but also can use them as gifts for their bridal party.  These rings have all been custom made by Wicked Peacock and are all created from antique estate jewelry which means that every one is a unique one of a kind.  Also Wicked Peacock is a fabulous designer of Vintage Hair Accessories and Bridal Hair Accessories. Take a look at these items and please feel free to contact me to get a hold of this fabulous designer.  Well, here they are!

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Crash Taylor - March 6, 2010 - 10:51 am

NiCe ArT!

Will Pateman Photography - March 8, 2010 - 8:38 am

Nice after effects…great finish and look..nice Art

Colleen - June 1, 2010 - 11:43 am

Amazing work …. especially your lead image!

Mary Fabian - June 1, 2010 - 3:21 pm

Ditto — great art. Looks like lots of fun!

Alexandria Kokostatis Images - July 25, 2010 - 11:56 pm

All of your work is incredible, artistic and wonderful … but I completely loved your first image the most!!!

JamieY - July 27, 2010 - 8:26 am

Wow, I love the fireplace one. So amazing, I love everything about it.

Lucy Abbotsford - August 3, 2010 - 5:43 pm

Very, very unique and splendid.

Isobelle Thornborough - August 8, 2010 - 8:10 pm

Such amazing work, angles — so modern and bold!! Fantastic work!

Emily W-- Tulsa Wedding Photographers - October 26, 2013 - 10:07 pm

Wow, these are so great! Modern, yet vintage. Sexy, yet unrevealed. I absolutely love the personality that is shown through these! Was this part of a wedding session? If not, it’s a neat spin on a bridal session. We’ve always provided a more “standard” approach to bridal sessions for the clients we provide wedding photography services to, but this is certainly inspiration to branch out. Thank you for sharing!

Relive Photography by Laura Parent – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bermuda at the GORGEOUS Elbow Beach

Relive Photography by Laura Parent – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bermuda at the GORGEOUS Elbow Beach  — Laura and Justin got married at an exquisite beach front resort http://www.mandarinoriental.com/bermuda/special_occasions/.  I always love going to the islands and just when landing at the airport you can see turquoise water for miles around.  So picture that and the finest softest sandy beach with a pinkish hue to have as a spectacular backdrop while becoming husband and wife.  Laura and Justin did just that!  The day started out looking as though the dark clouds were going to bring a nasty storm our way.   After all it was hurricane season in Bermuda and so it was a definite possibility.  Luck was on our side and proved to be the ideal weather for a beach wedding.

Laura was so beautiful and she wore an antique necklace handed down from her grandmother.  She had been so sweet towards Justin when her dad gave her away.  Before the minister began his ceremony Laura grabbed Justin and gave him a huge hug and kiss.  Then the minister proceeded!    Justin was so in love with Laura and looked at her with pure joy in his eyes.  He was so adorable after the ceremony was over and just kept admiring his wedding band (see attached photos)  so so cute!

The reception was fabulous and everyone had an amazing time dancing and celebrating this perfect union.  I was so happy to have been a part of their day and able to enjoy such a spectacular trip as well.  Congratulations Laura and Justin!

Patti Wallington - February 17, 2010 - 8:29 pm

What a wonderful wedding to shoot! The shot on the staircase is beautiful. I also love the textures on the last few pics. Well done!

Will Pateman Photography - February 18, 2010 - 10:44 am

Fantastic shoe shot Love the twist with the added texture

Erick - February 18, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Beautiful imagery, Laura! I agree with Will – I do like the texture.

Laura Parent - February 23, 2010 - 12:43 pm

Thank you so much – I love hearing all of your thoughts. Fantastic!

Christian Louboutin - May 30, 2010 - 6:25 pm

Good article Thank you so much

Scott Gatt Imaginations - July 26, 2010 - 12:00 am

Just love your photography … so very hard to pick a favorite or best of … all of your images are outstanding. Congrats!

Laura parent - July 29, 2010 - 7:14 pm

I am so happy to hear all of these wonderful compliments. You guys are so nice and I am thrilled that you appreciate my art.

Roberta Simpson - August 3, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Beautiful … I especially love the photo of the couple kissing in the water on the beach. Nice, nice, work!

Ron Jordan - August 8, 2010 - 8:13 pm

Brilliant work … you really managed to capture the beauty of Bermuda … but most importantly the awesome emotions of the couple with a gorgeous background.

Emily W.- Tulsa - October 28, 2013 - 10:11 pm

Stunning! I love the spunky attitude in the couple as well–you captured it perfectly.

destination wedding in greece

Alex and Karims Mykonos wedding was a perfect family celebration , the gentle winds touched everyone as did the speechs and tears, this was truly a beautiful wedding on Mykonos. The venue was Santa Marina Resort overlooking the Bay of Onos.The Santa Marina resort is surrounded by blue sky and the Aegean Sea. Mykonos is a picture-postcard come to life with its whitewashed churches, windmills, quaint cobbled streets and pristine beaches, this stunningly beautiful resort that captures the very essence of Greece. This place is a wedding photographers dream, I cant wait to go back.

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Patti Wallington - February 17, 2010 - 8:32 pm

Great images! The location is just amazing!

Scott Gatt Imaginations - July 26, 2010 - 12:01 am

Fabulous photos! Wish I could have been there … but your photos did a great job in doing that! Thanks!

Dani Meadows - August 3, 2010 - 5:46 pm

Gorgeous and vibrant colors.

Ron Jordan - August 8, 2010 - 8:13 pm

Isn’t Greece beautiful? Wow your photography is magnificent! Thanks so much for sharing!

Ben McIntyre - August 8, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Oh my goodness .. how every did you capture that beautiful blue sky? Amazing!

Emily W.-- Tulsa Wedding Photographer - October 29, 2013 - 6:49 pm

Wow– I just love the picture of the two if them on the pier. Talk about stunning!