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Marmalade Sky Films + A Discount + A Giveaway!

There is something so special about having your wedding day captured on film for you and your honey to relive over and over again. And when the film is done by the insanely creative Northern California boutique cinematography company Marmalade Sky Films, you’ll find any excuse to press play.

Behind the lens is a team of best friends, Eugene + Matt, who worked in the film industry prior to discovering their passion for wedding cinematography. Thanks to this experience, every film they create is based in a deep love for visual storytelling. Their films capture all the special moments of the couple’s big day, from the kisses to the laughter and tears, in a way that is authentic and genuine, to tell each couple’s individual and unique love story.

Are you head-over-heels yet? Well now’s the time to book your big day with Marmalade Sky Films because they’re giving SMP readers who book before September 2015 $200 off a Wedding Cinematography Package of their choice! Simply mention this post when booking to redeem the offer. Check out their packages here.
Oh and there’s more! Marmalade Sky Films is giving one lucky reader a Save the Date film shot on Full HD ($499 value).

To enter:Comment on this post with why you’d love to have Marmalade Sky Films tell the story of you and your honey!

To win: A winner will be randomly chosen and announced in WIUP on Friday, April 24, 2015.

The details: Session must take place in San Francisco or mutually agreed upon location on mutually agreed upon date. The giveaway includes session time and one Engagement Video or Save the Date Invitation video (30 seconds to 1 minute in length).


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1920s Parisian Themed Wedding

So this is what happens when two seriously adorable people say “I do” in a 1920’s Parisian-inspired wedding: pure, unadulterated pretty.  And not just any old pretty.  A pretty that takes your breath away with crazy cool details, vibrant blooms from Blue Heron Farms and moment after moment of total awesomeness captured by Anna Wu Photography.  See it all right here in the full gallery.


From Anna Wu Photography… What an incredibly special wedding for a very special couple. All of the details were perfectly personal to them, including vintage birding table cards to reflect their love of birding, and the overall “1920’s Paris” theme to reflect their year in Paris together and their love of all things historical. But the absolute best part of the day was simply watching these two lovebirds with each other. From Kyle’s nervously excited start to the day to the choked back tears to the jubilant celebration, it was an absolutely wonderful day for this lovely couple.

Photography: Anna Wu Photography | Planner: True Emerald Styling and Planning | Flowers: Blue Heron Farms | Dress: La Sposa | Makeup: Lee Stewart | Hair: Peter Thomas Hair | DJ: Denon & Doyle | Location: Berkeley City Club | Macaron Tower: Last Touch Bakery

Berkeley, California Wedding from Alisha + Brook Photographers

Hey Atlanta Falcons fans… you might recognize this groom. As for the rest of us, we’re going to be focused on the lush wedding on hand. It’s everything fabulous should be, and there’s even a rolly puppy as a cherry on top of this ridiculously pretty cake. Alisha + Brook Photographers did a phenomenal job, as they always do, capturing a night that was gorgeous as could be in every last photograph.


From the photographers … The couple, Edwina Marie Inocencio and Thomas DeCoud, were married May 19, 2012. The wedding was very glamorous with red carpet, extraordinary lighting, stylish furniture and feathers. The wedding inspiration came from their black, white and red shoes. Hers were Christian Louboutin, and his were custom Nike Air Jordans, which he had printed on the back on one shoe,”She’s,” and on the other,”Mine.” They had his and her cakes where each of their shoes were recreated on top of each cake. There were his and her signature drinks served at the wedding. Towards the end of the evening, outside of the hotel beside the red carpeted sidewalk, late night snacks awaited guests with a burger truck and hot dog stand. But I think one of the most unusual and unique things was that they had at the wedding was that the bride and groom had purchased a white baby grand piano to have guests sign with sharpies- so they could put it there home to display and treasure!

From the planner … It was love at first sight when they first met and fell in love as high school sweethearts. And in the years that followed, the flame still burns, knowing that the honeymoon will last forever. She is an accomplished Choreographer who danced her way to his heart; and he, a Safety for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons who scored a touchdown! Both have been inseparable from the start, and now they’ve tied the knot last May 19th – 19, or rather, XIX. A very sentimental number to both of them – his birthday on March 19th, hers on April 19th, and their Wedding Day on May 19th. The Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley, California was the site of what was a surefire extravaganza that was nothing less than fabulous. Hollywood Vintage Glam was the theme, replete with vivacious colors of red, black & white embellished with ostrich feathers, luscious florals and bling from Asiel Design. The room was flanked with lounge vignettes in an ambiance of luxury provided by Classic Party Rentals, and enveloped with sexy hot splashes of vibrant lighting decor created by Atmosphere Lighting, Exquisite to details in wedding planning and event design was executed with flawless sophistication and panache by Duncan Reyes of F. Duncan Reyes Events By Design.

Photography: Alisha + Brook Photographers | Wedding Planner: F. Duncan Reyes Events by Design | Venue + Catering: Hotel Shattuck Plaza | Lighting: Atmosphere Lights | Cake: Edith Meyer Wedding Cakes | Floral Design: Asiel Design | Ring Bearer’s Pillow: Laurel Designs | Hair & Makeup: Alana Schober | Officiant: Rev. Philip Lawson | Cinematographer: AVR Films | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Photobooth: Snapfiesta Inc. | Entertainment: DJ Defilade | Bride’s Gown: Custom Design | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: ASOS

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