Metropolitan, Dubai Engagement – Mahra & Ahmed

It was so easy to become friends with them.
They are both alike. Soft spoken, respectful, fun to be around.
And of course, in love!
Starting their happily-ever-after with smiles spread across their face, dreams in their eyes, and love in their hearts for each other.

Venue: Metropolitan Hotel, Dubai 🏰
Decorator: AlShadda ✨
Makeup: Amal💄
Dress: Eissa AlJassimi 👗
Shoes: Dior 👠
Bouquet: Dantel Flowers 💐
Photography: Rima Hassan Photography 🎥

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Dearest Mahra & Ahmed,

I feel so proud to call you both my friends ❤ Thank you for your trust in my work and for having me witness you first day as officially-together. I pray to the Almighty that you both get happiness, health, and success in whatever you both do, always & forever. ameen.

Love,
~ Rima

Aloft, Abu Dhabi Wedding – Mariam & Naser

Her bubbly personality & warm friendly smile was lighting up the room.
Surrounded by her friends, she was the life of the party. I had no doubt this gorgeous girl, with her beautiful heart, will bring party to his life – as his bride.

Venue: Aloft Hotel, Abu Dhabi 🏰
Decorator: Mona Sabaat ✨
Makeup: Layaly 💄
Dress: Aisha Almuhairi 👗
Shoes: Charles & Keith 👠
Bouquet: Amaryllis Flowers 💐
Photo & Video: Rima Hassan Photography 🎥

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Dearest Maryam & Naser,

Thank you for being so welcoming, warm, and adorable. It had been super fun to document your big day with lots of joy, laughter, and love. May Allah showers you both with best of the best because you two don’t deserve anything less.

Love,
~ Rima

Tea Party at John Lewis – MyList Event

It is always such a pleasure to be invited for MyList.ae‘s events. Their team is warm, welcoming, and sweethearts to say the least. And their events are fun, educational, and useful especially for the brides-to-be. This time, MyList.ae hosted a wonderful tea party in collaboration with John Lewis at Robinsons Department Store.

d4798df9-576e-4c92-b33b-3cc7341b3264 The attendees enjoyed TWG’s delicious tea, mouthwatering mini-treats, a photo-booth, and took part in raffle draws worth AED 4000+ of beautiful products from John Lewis.

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P.S. The past three MyList.ae’s events that I attended & spoke at can be found HERE (Ethan Allen), HERE (Mall of Emirates), and HERE (bloomingdale’s).

P.P.S. Follow MyList.ae on Instagram for future events. I hope to see you at their next event ❤

Ajman Wedding – Hamda & Mohammed

It felt like watching elegance at its peak.
Her simplicity mixed with utmost style had everyone is awe. As she made her grand entrance into the ballroom, people couldn’t take their eyes off. She looked effortlessly grace. Divine. Giving him yet another reason to love her outer beauty as much as he loves her heart of gold.

Venue: Umm Al Momineen, Ajman 🏰
Decorator: Tahani Al Khaleej ✨
Makeup: Fathya Mohammed 💄
Dress: Ezra Couture👗
Shoes: Manolo Blahnik 👠
Bouquet: 4U Bridal Bouquet 💐
Photo & Video: Rima Hassan Photography 🎥

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Dearest Hamda & Mohammed,

You two are such sweethearts ❤ My team & I had utter pleasure in documenting your wedding day. Thank you for being the amazing human beings that you both are. May you both cherish each and every moment of your married life, together. Forever! ameen.

Much appreciation,
~ Rima

Resolutions, and some more!

Oh-Em-Freaking-Geeeeeeeeee!
It is mid-February already and I’m officially starting the brand new year (January was just a trial month 😀 ).

I finally got a chance to jot down a list of resolutions that I’m planning to accomplish in 2018 (better late than never right?!?).

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Resolutions & some more for 2018:

  1. have a personal photoshoot done.
  2. don’t be afraid to stay real.
  3. explore two destinations & four new places within Dubai this year.
  4. write more of personal blogs.
  5. pay extra attention to details (both personal & professional).
  6. do more styled photoshoots.
  7. work on passion projects.
  8. go to the gym more.
  9. catch up with family & friends regularly.
  10. get back to reading books.
  11. take time out when needed.
  12. lower expectations.
  13. accept changes.
  14. be more grateful…
  15. accomplish at least 11 resolutions from this list!

I know its a lo0o0ong way to go but wanting more of goodness isn’t harmful. Hopefully I’ll be able to look at this post at the end of 2018 and check-off most (if not all) resolutions 🙂

Sheraton, Sharjah Engagement – Alia & Saif

They were both in their own time zone.
Where the orbits revolved around them as they were occupied looking at each other. It felt like the time has stopped as they welcomed their soulmate into their lives, absorbing the feeling of fulfillment and being complete.

Venue: Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort 🏰
Decorator: Dream Wedding Services
Makeup: Zainab 💄
Dress: customized from Kuwait 👗
Shoes: Chanel 👠
Bouquet: Tiffani Flowers, Ajman 💐
Photo & Video: Rima Hassan Photography 🎥

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Dearest Alia & Saif,

Thank you for being super fun and making my work more enjoyable. My team & I had immense pleasure in photographing your bubbly personalities & love. May Allah keeps you both under His mercy and showers your both with highest blessings, ameen.

Love,
~ Rima

Celebrate Love!

Books, movies, articles, poems, songs….
I’d welcome everything & anything that has to do with love.
As the Valentine’s day marks the calendar today, I just wanted to say out loud how much I love LOVE! ❤ 

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I hope you cherish & Celebrate Love not just today, but each & everyday… ❤

Al Barsha Hall, Dubai wedding – Maryam & Abdulla

She looked like a doll.
Pretty. Picture perfect. And perky.
Posing for the camera, dancing around with happiness, with a smile to die for.
He continued to smile while looking at her liveliness. Knowing that their new journey is about to get filled with joy & happiness because she is entering his life. As his wife! ❤

Venue: Al Barsha Wedding Hall, Dubai 🏰
Decorator: Forever Events ✨
Makeup: Rose 💄
Dress: Esposa 👗
Shoes: Manolo Blahnik 👠
Bouquet: House of Garden 💐
Photo & Video: Rima Hassan Photography 🎥

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Dearest Maryam & Abdulla,

Thank you for your trust, and letting us witness & document your wedding. Your families and friends have been nothing short of amazing. My team & I will always be grateful for the hospitality and love everyone showed towards us. May Allah always shows His utmost attention, love, and mercy towards you both, ameen.

Love,
~ Rima

InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi Wedding

Upon my darling bride’s request, no names are mentioned but here is a quick look of a beautiful wedding of two of the sweetest people my team & I had the pleasure of meeting and documenting on their big day ❤

Venue: InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi 🏰
Decorator: Mona Sabaat ✨
Makeup: Banat Al Amiri 💄
Dress: Hazar Haute Couture 👗
Shoes: Manolo Blahnik 👠
Bouquet: Amaryllis Flowers 💐
Photo & Video: Rima Hassan Photography 🎥

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Dear You-Know-Who 😉

Thank you for your trust in my team & I with photographing and videographing you both and your wedding day celebrations. I pray that Allah fulfills your lives with allllll the happiness and love that you both deserve, ameen.

Much appreciation,
~ Rima

Al Khubaisi Hall Wedding – The Wedding Venue

I am thrilled to share the creativity of the amazing team of The Wedding Venue & their newly designs stage/kosha for a royal wedding celebrated in Al Khubaisi Hall, Al Ain.

 

The entire ballroom was transformed into a garden with hints of gold, green, and contrasting touch of purple flowers.

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