Chilly Days…

Posted on: May 17th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell No Comments
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It is hard to believe that we were enjoying chilly days here in Dubai a few months ago, as the heat has seriously been turned up a notch or two in the past week or so!  Now that summer has definitely arrived, I find myself wishing I had enjoyed and appreciated the cooler weather a…

Pink and Red…engagement shoot

Posted on: February 14th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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To celebrate this special day, we thought we would bring you a gorgeous red and pink themed engagement shoot.  Just in time for Valentine`s Day.  A Valentine`s engagement shoot is quite possibly the cutest idea.  I love how this couple are going to use these images to send `save the date` cards out to friends and family.  These are…

`Foodie` engagement shoot

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments
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Shyrell from Enchante Studios always takes the most gorgeous images and we love this engagement shoot she captured.  Props are a great idea for a couple shoot, especially food props.  It is a great way to make a shoot interactive and personal while reflecting a little bit of the couple`s relationship and personalities.  It definitely looks like Mark…

CC Rossler Photography

Posted on: August 24th, 2014 by Carolyn 1 Comment
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Today we bring more talent and creativity to the blog and it is with great pleasure that we welcome CC Rossler Photography.  Below you will find a selection of images that reflect her work.  Be sure to look out for more of her work right here on “I am captivated”.  I am always inspired when I…

Spring colours and a vintage themed engagement…

Posted on: August 6th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments
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Spring colours and a vintage touch, was what this beautiful engagement party was all about.  The ladies from Petals & Pearls Events thoroughly enjoyed putting this event together at The Address Hotel Downtown and they are looking forward to organising the couple`s wedding.  Their magnificent flower wall, is enough to make me fall in love with the…

Love and Coffee

Posted on: July 10th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments
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After that romantic occasion, when a girl is presented with a beautiful ring and an engagement is announced,there is nothing more exciting than the preparation and events that lead up to that all important day when couples say “I do”.  So today,we bring you a styled engagement shoot, to inspire you to capture and record…

Romance…

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments
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Today we bring you a romantic beach engagement shoot captured by Maria Sundin.  Recently I watched a little video `interview`of Maria where she was asked to describe her style of photography in which her response included these key words…scandinavian, minimalist, raw and natural.  I am sure you will agree that this engagement shoot includes all…

Jo Cole Photography

Posted on: May 4th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments
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Working with Jo on our Easter Shoot last month, was an incredible privilege, and although Jo is not new to the blog, I am delighted to formally introduce Jo Cole Photography to the `i am captivated` family.  Jo is a Dubai based photographer who specializes in wedding, events and family shoots.  We met a few months…

Honeymoon love…

Posted on: February 27th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments
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It is interesting to see how many couples from around the world travel to Dubai to get married and to spend their honeymoons in this city.  The beautiful beaches, luxury hotels, world class restaurants and service make Dubai a very special place for a honeymoon as all you have to do is relax and enjoy yourselves….

Ugly Duckling Photography

Posted on: January 25th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments
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When I started the quest to launch my blog and make my dream come true I don`t think I quite knew what an exciting adventure I would embark on.  I always knew Dubai was full of creative and dynamic people bursting with ideas but it wasn`t until now that I have truly been exposed to…

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