pastels and glass

From photographer Svetlana Strizhakova – “We created a tender spring love story for our models Olga and Denis. For this wedding inspiration shoot the florals and décor was styled in pastel tones to keep with the couple’s youth. Transparent bottles holding fresh spring flowers were used on the tablescape as pastels and glass are the […]

mythical volga river elopement

From Svetlana Strizhakova – “This elopement wedding inspiration shoot took place in a Cold Gully – a mystical place among the river Volga bank and it was inspired by story of the Mistress of Zhiguli Mountains in Samara…” “The Mistress, who lived in her chambers deeply inside the mountains, fell in love with a young […]

the legend of proserpine – a bridal session

This wedding inspiration shoot from Svetlana Strizhakova Photography was inspired by the legend of Proserpine and portrays the story through two different scenes: one on earth and one in the underworld. The juxtaposition is truly magnificent! Refresh your memory on the details of this legend a little further down the page. Proserpine, daughter of Ceres […]

how to have a winter wedding in summer

No one can style a winter-themed wedding quite as beautifully as Russians and today’s editorial from Svetlana Strizhakova is proof. Winter weddings are absolutely stunning and they bring up feelings of warmth, love, family, and intimacy that go hand in hand with the season. But – what if you want a winter-themed wedding in the […]