Getting a couple to head into the water with the risk of the dress getting wet is something that often crosses our minds when we shoot near the ocean. But, of course, we always leave it up to the couple and make sure the bride is comfortable with it. We know the shots in the water can totally be worth it as it adds a bit more wonder to the shot.
In this case, we asked our couple if they’d be keen and the bride was a bit apprehensive about it. Understandably so. We then told her that we’d do this right near the end so that if the dress got a bit wet, we would have already taken a good amount of shots when it was dry. It’s also important to note that this was an after-wedding shoot, so the big day had already gone by and the dress was to be worn this last time.
We got our groom to carry our bride in the water and to try his best to keep the dress from hitting the water, but alas, he lost grip and it fell. At that moment, nothing really mattered anymore. The bride was loving the moment and the couple fell into this whole intimacy with ease.