November 17, 2012
Location: Jebel Ali Golf Resort | Dubai, UAE
Filmed and Edited by: Ralph Paolo Beatingo
2nd Shooter: Ben Carino
Photography: David Bornais
Hair and Make-up: Jessie Tabla
Wedding is an event, marriage is an achievement. A marriage that lasts 10 years is as durable and beautiful as a diamond.
"Marriage is God's generous gift. To live together as man and woman is to live in trust and love, to share joy and sorrow and to faithfully stand by each other until life ends."
For this couple it also to live entirely for and with what they love best on earth. To hold themselves supremely blest - beyond what language can express.
For more than two years of doing wedding coverage in the desert lands of UAE, it's my first time to come to Jebel Ali Golf Resort. The place was quite nice being unexploited, surrounded by palm trees just like resorts in the Philippines and with peacocks roaming free. More significantly, having found out it was in this place where Susan said 'YES' to Trond's proposal. It was perfect to how they have kept their ceremony solemn and private and the pure joy and love in their families' faces were all worth it.
It was also with great privilege having witnessed and captured the celebration of a successful marriage of my fellow Filipino.