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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Cafe Manollo Restaurant Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil Elopement Photo Story Award

Café Manollo Maceió Wedding Photo showing The groom incorporated a touch of humor into his ceremony vows

Café Manollo Maceió Wedding Photography | The groom incorporates a touch of humor into his vows

The groom incorporates a touch of humor into his vows, which sends the wedding celebrant into fits of laughter. It was clear that joy reigned supreme during this wedding ceremony, which took place under a natural pergola filled with brightly colored sunflowers and pale yellow roses.

The pandemic may have forced this couple to downsize their wedding celebrations, but the emotion and love at the event was anything but minimized. Gathered together at the Cafe Manollo Mediterranean Restaurant in Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil, this bride and groom shared both laughter and tears as they promised to spend forever together.

Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil Wedding Photography from when bride prepared her hanging marriage gown

Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil Wedding Photographer | The bride prepared for her vows ceremony

The bride's wedding gown hangs in her home, where she prepared for her wedding ceremony that would take place at the Cafe Manollo Restaurant in Maceio, Alagoas.

Brazil Award Winning BW Wedding Photo of bride sharing a knowing glance with her father

Brazil Award Winning BW Wedding Photography | The bride shares a knowing glance with her father

The bride shares a knowing glance with her father as she holds onto his arm before she walks down the aisle toward her groom.

Brazil Wedding Photography from intimate ceremony and reception in garden venue setting

Brazil Wedding Photography | The intimate ceremony and reception

The intimate ceremony and reception took place in the outside dining area at Cafe Manollo Restaurant, where trees created a natural canopy and winding vines added to the mythical atmosphere. 

Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil Wedding Ceremony Pic of bride and groom in a passionate look

Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil Wedding Ceremony Pic | the bride and groom share a passionate look

As their ceremony begins, the bride and groom share a passionate glance that clearly shows they are ready to take on the world together.

Color Ceremony Image from an Alagoas, Brazil Wedding of bride and groom live-streamed on social media networks

Ceremony Image from an Alagoas, Brazil Wedding | the bride and groom had their ceremony live-streamed on their favorite social networks

In order to include as many family and friends as possible during their pandemic wedding, the bride and groom had their ceremony live-streamed on their favorite social networks.

Wedding Ceremony Detail Photo from Alagoas of couple commemorating union by blending white and red wine

Wedding Ceremony Photo from Alagoas | The couple commemorated their union by blending white and red wine

The couple commemorated their union by blending white and red wine varieties together, a symbol that their lives were now entwined and could never be separated.

Alagoas, Brazil Wedding Image in BW of brides father shedding a tender tear

Alagoas, Brazil Wedding Image in BW | The bride's father sheds a tender tear

The bride's father sheds a tender tear during the emotional wedding ceremony.

Maceio, Brazil Wedding Picture of the new husband and wife walking hand-in-hand from ceremony

Maceio, Brazil Wedding Pictures | the new husband and wife walk hand-in-hand

Thrilled to finally be married, the new husband and wife walk hand-in-hand down the aisle before joining their wedding guests for dinner.