Koh Samui Thailand.
Koh Samui, located to the east side of Thailand, Samui is the second largest island after Phuket and away from Bangkok around 800 kilometers, tourists can travel to Koh Samui in many ways.Koh Samui is the rich island in tourism resources that are unique, beautiful, charming, different from other islands in Thailand. Whether it is a beautiful natural tourist destination such as clear sea water, white sand beach is parallel to the coconut trees by the beach and besides the nature of the sea there are many waterfall in around Samui island with clear cool water almost all year round. Also ,There are tourist spots that represent local arts and culture, such as Wat Samran, Lamai Temple, Big Buddha Temple, Laem Sor Pagoda, etc.
The terrain and weather here is completely different from Phuket Island, especially during the low season. Which is the period when the southwest monsoon prevails over Thailand between mid-May and mid-October causing continuous rain for many days on Andaman sea cost but for Samui There is still a space of time for us to see the sun. It doesn’t rain continuously very much.
Koh Samui and nearby islands are the northernmost parts of the Nakhon Si Thammarat mountain range that stretches from Nakhon Si Thammarat. which has emerges from the sea, becoming 59 islands There are five islands inhabited: Koh Samui, Phaluai Island, Koh Tan Island, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.Most of the hilly areas are covered with forests as a source of water sources for consumption within the island. Some streams also flow through high cliffs to become beautiful waterfalls, such as Namuang waterfall, Than Sadet waterfall, On many mountains, it is a viewpoint with a view of the island in high angle surrounded by beautiful sea water. The largest and most inhabited islands are Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, Ko Samui has the most beautiful and longest beaches on the east side of the island, Chaweng and Lamai. The southern beaches of the island, from Taling Ngam to Hua Thanon Beach (Ban Han Beach) is full of rocks and coral remains. Playing in the water is not convenient but is quiet. Suitable for resting from Koh Samui. Tourists like to buy tours. Mu Ko Ang Thong is on the grill. Ang Thong Islands to go up to the viewpoint on Wua Ta Island
Meet wedding couple
On 24 July, when the monsoon blows through Thailand in the year.I have plan to travel to Koh Samui again because I have another booking for wedding photography service in Koh Samui. I traveled one day in advance to meet the bride and groom, Julie and Ian, who had traveled far from Australia to prepare to marry in Koh Samui. This wedding will be held at Nora beach resort and Spa, I met Julie with Ian at hotel lobby as scheduled by contact via email. We discuss about various schedules including walking, Wedding Rehearsing , Wedding ceremony as realistic as possible and determine the positions to stands of the groom also bride and friends during the actual wedding ceremony that will begin tomorrow. Which we will find many flaws but we worked together to solve everything both the rhythm of the opening song while the bride walked in and the most perfect time to perform the ceremony, Photo session after ceremony end, Group photo,Family photo, Couple photo on the beach before sunset also ,Dinner and after party.
Wedding day in Samui
25 July The day of the real wedding arrives Photographers and videographers arrived at the bridal room and started to take pictures when Julie with bridesmaids started getting ready makeup, hair do at 1pm.Hidden with fun and the excitement of the bride and bridesmaids with fun conversations all the time when professional makeup artists in Koh Samui are working.Me and the videographer team separated to records all details carefully in this room such as engagement rings, wedding rings, wedding dresses, brides, shoes, various cards, including candid photographs the image while everyone doing there make-up and hair do, all of which is the responsibility of the photographer and the videographer to keep all the details of the groom and bride’s Big day in Samui Thailand.
Around 3pm,my Samui wedding photographer and Samui wedding videographer team began separate to take a photo in groom’s room where Ian began to dress up with group of 4 groom man, The atmosphere is filled with joyful laughter from the tease of friends towards Ian, which after everyone has finished dressing. I invited the groom and friends to take a few group photos to prepare before going to the beach for ceremony.
Scheduled for the wedding to begin at 4pm, I asked another photographer to move down to take pictures of decorations flower around wedding area and ceremony arch around 30 minutes in advance. The ceremony courtyard is beautifully decorated with a nine-layered layout for guests to sit in a spiral shape into the center. By requiring the ceremony to be placed in the center of the circle with a guest chair therefore it making look like the guests sat around the ceremony yard but is whirlwind that is very rarely seen for western style weddings arranged on this beach.
The wedding ceremony began with Ian entering the ceremony with joyous applause from about 40 guests and when everything was ready, Julie dressed in an ivory white wedding dress entered the ceremony with flanking the side of her parents Left and right .Everyone looked at the stunning beauty of the bride, including Ian, who was the first time to see Julie in the wedding dress.The ceremony began with the leader conducting the ceremony and Julie and Ian exchange vow followed by exchanging rings and marriage registration provided by Resort.
After wedding ceremony proceeded finish. The bride and groom walked out of the ceremony yard. and allow guests to rest for 15 minutes with drink and canapés.When I saw the right time I called all the guests to take a group photo on the beach and call members of Julie with Ian’s family to come to take pictures with the bride and groom .It takes about 15 minutes, than we walk down to the beach for bride and groom photo session, the video team uses drones to record high-angle images as well. Fortunately, the weather today is very good, even though it has entered the rainy season. The sky still light blue beautiful light for photographing on the beach untilsunset.
The dinner began at around 8pm with the wedding debut song along with the fun dancing of the guests before the speech of relatives and friends spoke about the couple which brings laughter and tears of happiness all the time.
My team and I stopped shooting at around 10pm and said goodbye to all the weddings and guests and thanks for choosing me and the team as a wedding photographer on Koh Samui.