Sevda+Tugrul, At Lucien Arkas Wineyards
We have met with Sevda years ago via photography and she was with me during some of my shootings. When she called me years later and said “I’m getting married. Are you available?” I was so happy. Especially after meeting with Tugrul, I thought “Good things will happen”.
You can read the whole story at the bottom of the page (after the photos)…
You can watch the wedding video from the link below:
Tugrul and his sibling Cagri are fine bikers and they use enduros. Maybe you know, I have a Vespa. It is known that travelling long distances with a Vespa is a torture but for short distances and in the city, Vespa is the best. We decided to get together one day and have a tour in Cesme Peninsula. For some reason, I’ve got carried away and accompanied them on this route of 222 kilometres. I think my exhaustion lasted for one week:) Thus I had the chance to know Tugrul after Sevda.
On the wedding day, Isıl Donkhe from North Carolina accompanied me as the second photographer and I am thankful to her. Besides, our Istanbul team of approximately 10 joined us. It was an extensive and joyful shooting. Exixis Event Organization created a wonderful background for us. Izmir Express excited the guests and flavoured our night photos.
After the preparations in LA Mahzen, we had an external shooting in Luciene Arkas Vineyard. We had the chance to shoot photos from the air by drone and between the grapevines. The hill where there are tombs of the kings was ideal for shooting. This hill was to be the venue of after party at night. We continued our shooting right in the middle of entertainment till 3am. Then we took the road to Izmir with the team for a midnight breakfast:)
Dear Sevda & Tugrul, you are both wonderful persons. We had so much fun and pleasure of photographing you. Hope to see you in the earliest time.
If you want to check the all photo story, please check the slide show below.
Wedding Photography Izmir by Ufuk Sarisen