Can You Guess Who Is Kissing In These Pics: Real Couples Or Friends?

When photographer Ben Lamberty was walking down the street last summer, he saw a couple kissing and took a spontaneous picture of them. He liked the shot so much he decided to make a series of similar photos. Ben asked his friends to pose as models for his project. Continue reading »

Projection-Mapped PDA Puts Kissing Couples On Display In Paris

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A lot of people get a little touchy about engaging in public displays of affection, but French visual artist Julien NONNON put the intimate interactions of Parisians on display for his projection-mapped project #le_baiser. Using proprietary technology that allows him to project on any facade that strikes his fancy, NONNON broadcast the embraces of couples on buildings throughout the city. Continue reading »

For 32 Years, Artist Took Photos Of The Same Couples To Show The Effects Of Time

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When Swiss photographer Barbara Davatz met Kurt and Nicola back in 1982, the young couple caught her eye for their uncanny resemblance. Both with blond hair in crew cuts and head to toe dressed in black, they seemed like intriguing subjects for a photo shoot. Continue reading »

Couples Can Now Get Married In The Middle Of The Indian Ocean

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For couples looking to get married at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, one thing’s for certain: they definitely won’t need to bring something blue. In the middle of the Indian Ocean, the resort’s engaged guests can now say their vows in a freestanding, glass-bottomed pavilion. The couple and their (at most) 16 guests are invited to experience a ceremony unlike any other as they board a boat to get to the modest yet refreshingly elegant structure. Continue reading »

Some Crazy Ways Couples Got Married

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Bride Erin Finnegan and bridegroom Noah Fulmor, both of New York, are helped by Zero Gravity Corporation co-founder Richard Garriott (R), and Bryan Rapoza as they seal their wedding with a kiss, while floating upside down, during the first weightless wedding aboard a specially-equipped Boeing 727, while flying over the Gulf of Mexico after taking off from Titusville, Florida, June 20, 2009. Finnegan and Fulmor floated into matrimony on Saturday thousands of feet (metres) above the Gulf of Mexico in what organizers said was the world’s first weightless wedding held in zero gravity conditions. To recreate the weightless experience without going into space, the plane executed parabolic flight maneuvers, climbing sharply and descending several times during the one-hour flight. (Photo by Phelan Ebenhack/Reuters)
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18 Couples Say ‘I Do’ at China’s Harbin Ice and Snow Festival 2012

About 18 couples from Nigeria, Russia and China tied the knots in a freezing cold of minus 20 degrees during a group wedding ceremony at the Chinese city of Harbin Friday. The ceremony, organized by the city government, was part of the 28th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival 2012, which opened Jan. 5. The show will be on for the next three months.

The group wedding ceremony has been a crucial part of the festival and has seen hundreds of couples exchanging vows since the inception of the ice show in 1985.

A man lifts his wife in front of a snow sculpture after a group wedding ceremony as part of the 28th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province Jan. 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Sheng Li) Continue reading »