tanya & raphael // married

This is truly my favourite wedding of 2011. I was very, very fortunate and honoured to be able to photograph the wedding of Tanya and Raphael, both extremely easy-going individuals with simple but great taste. Tanya happens to be the niece of renown director Glen Goei, and the wedding set was designed by Glen’s close friend and production designer, Ian Bailie. Yes, I know right.

Yet, nothing calls excessive attention to itself apart from the couple themselves. This has all the elements of a great and well planned wedding – impeccable art direction down to the very little details, an outdoor solemnization blessed with great light and an unconventional yet simple green gown paired very carefully with the groom’s pastel themed suit. Every element present in the wedding is there for a reason. There are no excessive embellishments because at the heart of every great wedding is the space we give the couple so that they might emote and share with us, their simple love story.

Shot on location – Singapore  : )

PS: Glen is directing a new film entitled Hangman’s Breakfast. Check it out here.

Jonathan Ong - best wedding yet. love the emotions.

sean - wow — heart just melted.

beautiful, beautiful photographs.

franz - un moment de bonheur inoubliable !

Q - Truly amazing wedding… I actually had little tingles up my spine as I scrolled through these photos. Thank you for sharing their joy and love with your photographs.

Eunice - very nice wedding & photos! where exactly in singapore was this shot?

ivan - thanks eunice. this was shot at a private residence near botanic gardens.

ivan - thank you for your kind comment 🙂 glad you liked it. come back soon!

ivan - thank you franz 🙂

ivan - thank you!

Esther - You two are so sweet
I am sure the life will smile to you
Mazal Tov Congratulations

Tommy - nice compositions but a bit over-exposed no? some pictures look washed out. are these post-photoshopping?

Kit - Tanya looks gorgeous. I worked with Tanya for a few months and she is exactly what u said – a lovely gal with great taste n with impeccable manners n real easy to get along with.

Chris (Zambia) - Great photographs Ivan!

That said, the bride is simply gorgeous and so photogentic x

Kokas Calloo - Amazingly beautiful pictures and the thing I always remember you of is this eternal and sincere smile. Truly I am so happy for you and your hubby.

polkadots - Hi ivan! these are really beautiful pictures. do you have any tips thats useful when it comes to photoshop?

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