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This Filipino Photographer Travels Around the World to Shoot Weddings

He is one of the country’s most sought after wedding photographers, after all.
This Filipino Photographer Travels Around the World to Shoot Weddings He is one of the country’s most sought after wedding photographers, after all.

It isn’t exactly a secret that one of the most important aspects of a wedding is the photography. Needless to say, booking a photographer is not something you should put on the back burner. After all, the pictures taken on that special day will be the only tangible remnant of such milestone and make up the treasure trove for future generations.

So today, we’re serving up equal parts dreamy and feel-good courtesy of one of the country’s most sought after wedding photographers, Pat Dy.

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Gleaned from more than a decade of working at the forefront of the wedding industry, Pat shares some of the most memorable destination weddings and engagement shoots he’s covered across the globe. “I’ve gone to more than 30 countries already for engagement shoots and weddings. I’m going to France again this year to shoot my eighth wedding there,” he muses.

Below, a few of his favorite photo shoots abroad.

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Stephanie Kienle's wedding in Paris was extremely memorable because she was one of those brides who just had a lot of energy. Whatever she did, she did with finesse and class. She knew how to enjoy her own wedding and you could really see that in her expression.”

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“At my first shoot at the deserts of Las Vegas, we found this beautiful cactus.”

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“My couple just hopped on someone else's convertible car parked on the street in San Francisco.”

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“An old couple was so touched upon seeing my bride and groom kiss, so they decided to kiss, too! Timing is everything.”

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“This was taken in Rome and as you can see, though this wasn’t composed at all, every person in the photo was having fun—from the newlyweds to the waiter and restaurant patrons. It was a magical moment.”

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“This was taken in Lijiang in China a few years back and this set the trend for all couples making sure they had a red dress in their engagement shoot. Cathy was also another example of a trooper bride who just moved around effortlessly. This pose wasn’t composed at all. She lost her balance and sat and the composition just worked perfectly.”

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“Here’s a different take on capturing the San Francisco bridge as the background.”

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“You could always find cool musicians around New York and include them in your photo shoots.”

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“Here’s one with my couple just hanging out with some workers having their lunch break. Again, another example why I love New York so much.”

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“Ah, California sunsets!”

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“Here’s a different take on showing the New York skyline.”

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“That perfect moment in Tibet where I captured the monk passing by while I was shooting the couple.”

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“The majestic cliffs of the Twelve Apostles in Melbourne, Australia where you just can’t go wrong.”

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“My first ever bride in a red wedding dress taken in New York. She didn’t want any cookie cutter, traditional hotel portrait so I took her out in the streets instead.”

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“Paris will always be one of the best engagement/wedding locations.”

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“This was my first time in New Zealand and this was taken just at the side of a road. You can shoot anywhere there and it'll look beautiful.”

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“Under the Tuscan sun! Just look at the colors!”

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“Vineyards are one of the top most requested locations for photo shoots.”

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