honduras wedding photography -the gilens-

September 1, 2011

OMG.  Words cannot describe how beautiful of a wedding Majelle and Anthony was down in the beautiful mountains of Honduras.  Joe and I were insanely honored to be asked down for the entire wedding festivities.  I can honestly say we adore all our amazing couples…Majelle and Anthony have become such sweet friends.  To watch them get married was awesome.  These two come from two amazingly awesome families.  We are welcomed into both of them with total open arms…they even taxied us all over the crazy city.  The location of the ceremony was one that hardly any are allowed to use…the top of the mountain with Cristo del Picacho, which is where a statue of Jesus, much like the one in Rio De Janeiro, towers over the city below.  Anthony serenaded Majelle with a song for his vows…and Majelle’s Spanish vows were just as beautiful…proving yet again, words don’t always mean a thing…even if you can’t understand them, the emotions are what can cross over translation.
Then the reception was at a beautiful restaurant over looking the city and all it’s infinite lights.  Lots of amazing food, dancing, a balloon release by the little kids and an awesome “carnival” of dancing to cap off the night.  It was perfect…the rain held off and the temperature was amazing.  Not one thing could have made the night any sweeter for these two amazing people!

Some of Majelle & Anthony’s memories from the day:

Q. What was your favorite part about the wedding?

A. exchanging our vows, in front of all our special friends and family.

Q. What was the most special moment on your wedding day?
A. The most beautiful gift we received from God that day, and it was some amazing weather. It was raining in the capital of honduras none stop for 2 weeks. On the wedding day we didnt have a single drop.
A. The most special moment for the bride: was hearing anthony singing his vows to me, it was simply adorable.
The most special moment for the groom: Seeing majelle on her dress for the first time walking down the aisle to be my wife forever.

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Wedding planner: Patricia Casanova
Venue: La Cumbre
Cake Designer: Claudia Handal
Decor: Patricia Casanova
Music Band: Ceremony Kayla y cuarteto & Reception Smart Band, with Carnaval Tropical
Invitation: created by the bride and groom
Dress Designer and Store: Pronovias from Barcelona, Spain
Bride Shoes Designer : Manolo Blahnik, Neimus Marcus
Special Jewels: Headpieces (headband)from La Belle, Paris. Bracelette from Dillard’s
Bridesmaid Dresses Stores: Marjorie and Gina Pronovias Barcelona, Guiselle David Bridals
Tux: Kennette Cole
DIY: Wedding Invitations, Paper Butterflies, and lounge flower pillows made by the bride’s mother.
Flower girl dresses: Sweet Plume from Esty
Ceremony: Cristo del Picacho

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  1. Ashley K

    September 1st, 2011 at 10:57 am

    Absolutely GORGEOUS, Kelly! The details are amazing. Such a relaxed, elegant feel to their day. Love it!

  2. Taylor McDonald

    September 1st, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    what a great opportunity and what a gorgeous wedding! the bride is stunning, the kids are precious, the details are priceless! i loved the pics you took!

  3. Esther

    September 1st, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    I am in love with all the pictures, such a beautiful wedding.

  4. Majelle Diamond

    September 2nd, 2011 at 10:41 am

    To KEllY & TEAM: You guys are the greatest. Im in love with my pictures <3 XOXO

  5. Sury Mariela

    September 2nd, 2011 at 11:16 am

    Las fotos estan hermosas! Memories that will last a lifetime.

  6. Bessy A.

    September 2nd, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    Amazing Pictures!! Wonderful! 🙂 definitely a great wedding.

  7. Nicole Diamond

    September 3rd, 2011 at 11:33 am

    The Pics are AMAZING!!!! The Wedding was AMAZING and “The Happily married couple is also AMAZING”!!!!!! WE Love you guys!!!! Kelly and TEAM yall did an AMAZING JOB as well!!!! It was a PLeasure to meet you guys!!!! :o)

  8. Gabriel R.

    September 3rd, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    Estan muy bonitas las fotos! Great job Kelly.

  9. Nora C.

    September 3rd, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    Es el detalle mas bello, the memories you´ll have with these pictures will be endless! todo estuvo bello!

  10. Adela Cervantes

    September 3rd, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Los cuentos de adas siempre terminan cuando el principe y la princesa se casan!!! Pero creo que THIS FAIRY TAIL is just beginning!!!!Suerte!! Love the picture by the way!!! cant wait to se some more!!

  11. coralina

    September 3rd, 2011 at 7:13 pm

    hey majelle and anthony you’ll look great love the pictures and the panorama everything looks great les deseo lo mejor del mundo and happily ever marriage.

    love you guys


  12. Guiselle Miranda

    September 3rd, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    Such a beautiful wedding! Kelly, you did a great job at capturing every detail. So blessed to have been a part of my great friend’s wedding. Love you both.

  13. Adrian Gonzalez

    September 3rd, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    Quedaron buenas las fotos. felicidades a los dos. great photography

  14. Erick

    September 3rd, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    The wedding was amazing! It was an honor to be part of such a beautiful event. Wish y’all the best of luck, and may god bless your marriage 🙂

  15. Lucianny M

    September 4th, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Wow!!! Todo esta bello felicidades a los dos espero que esa misma felicidad los sigua para el resto de sus vida los kiero muchisimo! las fotos estan linda el lugar bello todo muy hermoso y elegante =)

  16. Denise

    September 4th, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    I totally love this photos! you guys make an amazing couple! God bless you!!

  17. Anthony

    September 6th, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    Great pictures Kelly! Thanks a million!

  18. Marjorie

    September 6th, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    Great pictures couldn’t ask for more..LOVE IT..

  19. Mayra

    September 8th, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    Preciosas las fotos, felicidades; beautiful.

  20. Kristell

    September 9th, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    Great Pictures, Congrats!! Love the album!!

  21. Claudia

    September 11th, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    I wish I could have been there. The pictures are beautiful

  22. Roberto C.

    September 11th, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    Muy bonitas fotos que vivan los novios.

  23. Norma

    September 20th, 2011 at 8:41 am

    What a beautiful day for the bride and groom.

  24. Guillermo

    September 20th, 2011 at 8:50 am

    Looks like a great time. Great pictures.

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