OK so it might seem like an odd place to find inspiration for your wedding, but Stanley Kubrick’s more than a little weird movie does have some killer style ideas. If you skip over the orgies and secret society-weirdness, the mask ball scenes were pretty darn beautiful.
“Maureen and Patrick got married in Renvylle House in Ireland on 14th June this year”, wrote photographer Julia from
Wonderfulife Productions. “They both share a love for video games and Stanley Kubrick films. When they got married they didn’t hire a professional photographer and so I was very excited to get involved afterwards as their style was so unique! Their wedding hinted an ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ movie theme, where all the guests were told to wear black and white and given black and white masks at the reception as a token. For our post-wedding shoot, we basically re-created the look from the wedding and went to the same location, but with the added benefit of less stress and time pressure.”
Yes, it might be slightly creepy, but I bet there’s quite a few of you out there that love the idea of donning a mask and having a ball at your wedding reception!
You May Also Like
Colourful Goth Bridal Shoot
March 16, 2014
I love this shoot because it shows that goth doesn't always have to be black, black and more black. A splash of colour here and there can really work - yes, a colourful goth wedding is totally possible!
Clockwork Heart & Eyelash Dream: A Victorian Steampunk Shoot
June 26, 2012
Time travel. Steampunk. Victoriana. Turn of the century industrialism. If you love any of these things then you're going to die over this shoot, sent over from Ireland by the fabulous Chemistry Photography.
"We put together this shoot with an amazing crew of 20 creatives including designer Alice Halliday (she's the glowing goddess who designed Florence Welch's infamous cape), Pearl & Godiva (styling genius and vintage hire guru), and rockstar make-up artist Kathryn O'Neill (she rocks the wedding world and all the Irish mags)", photographer Kait told me.
Voodoo and Pagan Witch Wedding Shoot
Paola De Paola
October 1, 2014
As an ex goth, I can’t help being attracted to dark art in general", began Lauren of French Made, who provided the cakes for this shoot. "Plus my recent obsession with the series called ‘Vikings’ and their Pagan way of life gave me inspiration. I was lucky enough to find a fabulous team of wedding suppliers as ready as I am to push the boundaries and willing to get involved and create the most eye pleasing alternative bridal styled shoot."
A Dark Circus Inspiration Shoot
May 31, 2012
How do you feel about a dark circus wedding theme? Spooky but romantic, creepy but intriguing - this shoot is sure to divide opinions which is why I love it!
Coordinated by San Francisco based Asiel Design and photographed by the fabulous Caroline of Tinywater, this shoot is an epic collection of talent and engenius ideas. From the dramatic lighting t
Elegant Tim Burton Inspired Wedding Inspiration
The Photography Smiths
January 5, 2013
Starting with rich in shades of plum alongside black and gold, The Photography Smiths and stylist Anthomanic, created some regal wedding inspiration with an edge of Tim Burton. The dramatic and quirky set design included odd shaped vintage furniture, lace wedding dresses with dramatic mermaid silhouettes, black & white stripes, mini top hats and milk & cookies as favours.
Spooky ‘Three Brides’ Wedding Editorial
January 12, 2014
It's not often that I feature styled wedding shoots these days, quite simply because I have so many incredible real weddings to share with you! However when photographer Gary of Marshal Gray sent over this 'three brides' editorial that he shot at Belt Craft Studios, I had to bend my rule. I love the style of this session, especially how odd and slightly creepy it all is. This is certainly not something I see very often in wedding photography.
Alternative Bridal Idea: Stick Crystals On Your Head!
May 31, 2014
If there's one thing I love to showcase on Rock n Roll Bride it's unconventional bridal styling ideas. Which is why this photo shoot really tickled my fancy.
June 7, 2013
Shot in the Gothic paradise of Whitby, North Yorkshire (they have a famous twice yearly gothic weekend festival) photographer Michelle of SilverStar Photographic had long wanted to shoot here. However her initial idea didn't become a full blown vision until she met Michelle from Victorian Gothic Clothing.
© 2008 - 2023 Rock n Roll Bride Ltd, PO Box 3246, Reading, RG1 9LG, United Kingdom.