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Different types of weddings in Mauritius

Hotel Wedding The warm romantic scenery and spectacular nature of Mauritius provide a fabulous setting for a quiet romantic wedding and honeymoon. Mauritius has long been established as a wedding and honeymoon destination and is among the top three for weddings abroad. As well as its incredible natural beauty, Mauritius has some of the best
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Top 13 Destination Wedding Tips

Pick the Perfect Spot The location of your wedding determines not only the mood (rustic, sophisticated, beachy), but also the travel, time and budget required to pull it off. You want your guests to walk away from your wedding weekend saying, “That was so them!” Your wedding elements — not just location, but also activities
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What is Trash the Dress?

Trash the Dress is gaining popularity here in Mauritius (over the waters, UK folks usually call it “Rock the Frock”). Have you heard of it? What is “Trash the Dress”? Wikipedia says that it is a “style of wedding photography that contrasts elegant clothing with an environment in which it is out of place… Usually
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Fun & Interesting Facts about Mauritius

Welcome to our sweet island… Mauritius will enchant you, will uplift your soul, making you feel that you belong to the chosen few. Every visitor enjoys personal attention. Every encounter is an opportunity to discover a friendly face. Behind each smile lies the promise of a unique holiday. The contrast of a multitude of colours
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Celebrating 30,000 facebook fans :)

Celebrating 30,000 fans on our facebook page! Thank you all for following us and our work and for being a part of our progress over the years.Your support and encouragement has been inspiring and motivating. The Backlight Team…

Preview of Leandra & Shane’s wedding shot on Valentine’s day

A sneak peak of Leandra & Shane’s wedding shot on Valentine’s day. What a beautiful it turned out to be. Crazy couple makes crazy pictures. We wish then all the best for the years to come

9 Photos You Should Take On Your Honeymoon

1, The “Sunset” Shot It doesn’t necessarily have to be a cheesy kissing pic with the sun setting behind you (although we wouldn’t judge you for that), but a nice couple shot will be something you’ll be glad you have postvacation. And even though it’s bright out, you should still use your flash to avoid
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What’s involved in becoming a portrait and wedding photographer

By Ricard Grainger For those who know me and the way I write, you will know I’m usually like a boxing kangaroo. Serious when I have my gloves on, but funny looking at the same time. I wanted to make this article a little more serious, to help those who are genuinely thinking about turning
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The Importance of Art in a Child’s Development

Have you ever seen a child smooth cool finger paint over a sheet of paper with both hands, pulling her fingertips through the paint to make squiggles? Or observed a child coloring in bountiful spirals with crayons? If yes, then you have seen the concentration on these children’s faces, and the joyful expressions of art
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The Iconic Cap Malheureux Church

Preview of our latest wedding shoot. Image captured at Cap Malheureux Church. What made the small village of Cap Malheureux very popular is the church with its red roof. The village has no much attraction besides the wonderful scenery. From the beach of Cap Malheureux the visitors have a beautiful view on the ocean; you
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