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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - 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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Casa de Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Elopement Photo Story Award

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Mountain Ceremony Photo of The couple looking into each other's eyes as they say their vows

Wedding Photo from Casa de Santa Teresa in RJ | a panoramic view of Sugarloaf Mountain in the background

With a panoramic view of Sugarloaf Mountain in the background, Bella and Garett look into each other's eyes as they say their vows.

School sweethearts Bella and Garett knew that they had found a love that would last a lifetime. While their relationship was forged in the United States where they live, they decided to become husband and wife at the Casa de Santa Teresa in the bride's family hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Brazil Wedding Ceremony image of the happy couple sealing their new marriage with a mountain kiss

Rio de Janeiro Wedding Image - Brazil, Casa de Santa Teresa | The wedding officiant claps with joy

The wedding officiant claps with joy as the happy couple seals their new marriage with a kiss.

Rio de Janeiro wedding party Group image of Family toasting immediately following the ceremony

Destination Wedding Image - Casa de Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro | All of the wedding guests toast the new couple

All of the wedding guests toast the new couple in the moments immediately following the ceremony.

Brazil wedding Photo of the sun slipping below the horizon during this bride and groom wedding portrait session

Casa de Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Wedding Couple Portrait | The bride and groom walk hand-in-hand

The bride and groom walk hand-in-hand as the sun slips below the horizon.

Brazil wedding picture showing a guests reaction to hot peppers captured on camera

Santa Teresa Hotel RJ Wedding Venue Pictures | A wedding guest tries Brazilian hot peppers

A wedding guest tries Brazilian hot peppers as her reaction is captured on camera.

Brazil Wedding Reception Venue photography at Dinner with guests after the wedding ceremony

Casa de Santa Teresa, Brazil Wedding Photographer | The couple enjoys a formal yet intimate meal

The couple enjoys a formal yet intimate meal with their guests after the wedding ceremony.

RJ Brazil Wedding Reception Venue image of The bride with two of her closest friends having some wedding cake

Wedding Photography at Casa de Santa Teresa, Brazil | Bella indulges in a delicious piece of cake

Bella indulges in a delicious piece of cake with two of her closest friends.

RJ wedding Venue image of Drinks poured at the night reception party

Wedding Reception Venue Image from Casa de Santa Teresa, Brazil | Wedding guests pour drinks as they begin to celebrate

Wedding guests pour drinks as they begin to celebrate the marriage of Bella and Garett. 

RJ Brazil wedding image of Sparklers at night for the bride and groom with guests

Wedding Venue Photos at Casa de Santa Teresa | The wedding guests use sparklers to light the path

The wedding guests use sparklers to light the path forward for the bride and groom.