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Under a rare blue summer sky on London’s Westminster Bridge Cheap Samuel Girard Shirt , Jiachun Lin poses in a flowing white lace gown and windtossed veil with her fiance Da Song.
For Chinese couples, wedding photos are not simply about having a photographer show up on the big day.
They can be elaborate affairs involving costumes, make-up artists, camera assistants and trips overseas, sometimes even underwater, and take up as much as a quarter of the wedding budget.
Bride Jiachun Lin and groom Da Song of China pose for a pre-wedding photograph on Westminster Bridge in London Cheap Juuse Saros Shirt , Britain, September 2, 2017. REUTERS Bride Jiachun Lin of China poses for a pre-wedding photograph on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain, September 2, 2017. REUTERS Bride Jiachun Lin of China poses for a pre-wedding photograph on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain Cheap Roman Josi Shirt , September 2, 2017. REUTERS Golden Ladies, one of Beijing’s 24x7 wedding photo studios, fills up with as many as 75 couples on a busy day
“You can go to a studio to have pre-wedding pictures taken and you can pretend to be anywhere, they have so many backdrops,” said Song, 28 Cheap Viktor Arvidsson Shirt , who will be tying the knot with his 24-year-old bride in China’s northeastern city of Harbin.
Of course, it’s better if you can actually go there, said Song, whose photoshoot with UK Wedding set him back 1,000 pounds ($1,303). UK Wedding is one of several London-based companies catering exclusively to clients from China.
“I went to university in Newcastle, so England has always been very important to me. I want to show my family and friends what it means to me Cheap Scott Hartnell Shirt ,” Song said.
Living in a globally connected world and given rising incomes, young Chinese are increasingly looking to impress with lavish weddings that mix traditional elements and Western trends, complete with a walk down the aisle, bridesmaids, ushers and even a hired wedding planner.
Revenue for China’s wedding services industry was estimated to have reached $24.6 billion in 2016, data provider IBISWorld said in a report this year. That covered car rentals, restaurant decorations Cheap Craig Smith Shirt , photography and videography, among others.
The list of popular photoshoot destinations stretches from Indonesia’s resort island of Bali to London, Paris and picturesque blue-and-white Santorini in Greece.
“Some people just want to photo famous landmarks in London like Big Ben and the London Eye,” said UK Wedding founder Jeff Lu, adding that many couples now seek more authentic experiences.
“They might choose a really English-style small town, such as in the Cotswolds near Oxford,” he added.
For those who cannot travel Cheap Mattias Ekholm Shirt , vast hangar-like Chinese studios bring the world to them, offering the chance to pose in front of a fake Greek village, a Chinese temple or the bedroom of French king Louis XIV - all in a single appointment.
Golden Ladies, one of Beijing’s 24x7 wedding photo studios, fills up with as many as 75 couples on a busy