Mehndi Party – Keagan & Anam

I love living in Dubai as I have the opportunity to photograph so many different cultures and traditions.

This event was a very special one. The first day of a 3 days celebration. Keagan is South African and Anam has Pakistani/English background, so they had a Mehndi party to start. A very fun, colorful and energetic night. Family and friends gathered at their family home in Dubai, and danced throughout the night. The outfits used were so beautiful and added colour to the cute set up and added smiles to everyone’s faces.

 


Wedding Keagan & Anam – Desert Palm Dubai

I am so honoured to have photographed this beautiful  day wedding, that carried on into a fun night. The couple Keagan & Anam couldn’t look any cuter and happier, and all the lovely guests surely made the wedding a joy.

The bride took care of all the details of her special day, with her amazing taste and sense of style. The venue is one of my favourite,Dubai Desert Palm, that looks like an Oasis in the middle of the desert. The decor was carefully done by their wedding planner Lucinda. The dress from Berta Bridal was amazing, and complimented the bride`s great figure.

When there is so much love involved and it is meant to be, everything just looks perfect <3


Gothic Romance – FIVE Hotel Palm Jumeirah

When a new hotel opens in Dubai, everyo0ne in the wedding industry wants to have a chance to phootgraph it!

I was lucky enough, together with some amazing vendors from Dubai, to have a beautiful shoot inside the amazing FIVE hotel at The Palm Jumeirah.

The theme chosen was “Gothic Romance” – all the love that a wedding set up needs, contrasting with some deep colours.

 

Lovely Dubai vendors <3

 

Photography: @paula.scalco
Styling: @the_day_events
Venue: @fivepalmjumeirah
Florist: @theflowerfulproject
Stationery: @pretapapier
Cake: @chateaublanc.ae
Gifts: @mylistae
HMUA: @thelouisemonique
Gown: @thebridalshowroomdubai
Table acessories: @partysocialuae
Table numbers: @ewallsstudio
Bride: @marielynntannous

 

Featured on:

www.weddinglovely.com/blog/opulent-gothic-wedding-inspiration/


For the Love of Music

Once again my love for vintage, pretty in pink and flowers inspired me for a dreamy soft shoot.

Myself and my very talented friend Monica got our brains together and produced a styled shoot called ” For the Love of Music”.

I used many of my antiques props and my background in styling to produce this shoot. Together with many of my favourite wedding vendors in Dubai.

A series of love stories that is being publish on Joelle’s blog, from My Lovely Wedding.

I feel so happy to be able to express my art and my emotions through photos, and I hope you enjoy seeing the images, as much as I enjoyed creating them and photographing.

 

Photography, styling and props: Paula Scalco 
HMUA, story and concept: Monica  MHG Beauty 
Blog: Joelle – My Lovely Wedding www.mylovelywedding.com
Dress and Accessories: Vanila Wedding Boutique
Mini Portraits: The Party
Flowers: The Flowerful Project 
Cake and Cookies: Lashaante Bakery lashaante_bakery
Model: Courtney
Violin: Paddyman music

 


Alice in Wonderland – Wedding styled shoot

I love everything that is mystical, sweet, pretty and dreamy.

And since I was a kid, I always loved all the Disney films and stories. After 30 years, it seems that nothing have changed! My favourite colours are still pink and baby blue, and I still imagine myself as a Princess sometimes!

So, together with many talented vendors in Dubai, a magical shoot was put together! I could not be happier with the result. And I am pretty sure many grown up girls like me, would love to have a wedding day like this!

Enjoy the images and dream on…

 

You can check the features here:

List of our lovely Vendors:

Styling / planning: Theweddinghaven
Photography @paula.scalco and @joemaldeaphoto
HMUA @blushbeautyinc
Cake @niceribbonatelier
Flowers @firenzeflora
Stationary @creativeboxdubai
Signage @_the_party
Bridal gowns @thebridalshowroomdubai
Rentals @partysocialuae
Venue @poloclubdubai
Models @tamarapauny and @rafacegon


Emirati Wedding A & A _ Grand Hyatt Dubai

I love photographing Emirati`s weddings. It is an entire day of emotions and all things pretty. The shoes, dress and oh… the jewelry! The wedding venue is always a show on its on! With so many details and the kosha always stealing the scene <3 A & A  wedding took place at The Grand Hyatt Dubai. It was so pretty, with soft tones of pink and the most gorgeous cake.

 


Wedding Olesya & Albert – Burj Al Arab

What a bliss to photograph a wedding in one of the most iconic hotels in Dubai (and world)  – Burj Al Arab

Everything about this wedding was magical. The beautiful bride, the location, the nice colour schemed and so pretty decor.

The couple came all the way from Russia to get married in Dubai, and I just couldnt be happier.

 

Lovely Team:

Photography: Paula Scalco

Organization & coordination:The One Day  @theoneday_dxb

Styling: Arth Village @artvillagedesign

Flowers:  Blossom Tree @blossomtree_wedding

Location:  Burj Al Arab @burjalarabofficial


Tropical Bliss in The desert

A perfect location,some amazing Dubai vendors. The Wedding Haven’s vision brought to life in this Tropical Bliss … in the Desert styled shoot! Enjoy the beautiful colours, a real couple in love and the soft photos!

 

Creative Direction & Styling: The Wedding Haven

Photographer: Paula Scalco

Hair and Make-Up: Monica by MHG Beauty

Flowers: Firenze Flora

Stationary: Design by Louma

Signage Text: E-Walls Studio

Headpiece: ANAQA

Bridal Dress: The Bridal Showroom Dubai

Venue: PER AQUUM Desert Palm

Cake: Sugarology

Rentals: Party Social

 

Featured:

 

www.wedding-haven.com

www.knotsvilla.com

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Vintage “Love Letters” Styled Shoot

My love for vintage, pretty things and pink just keeps growing everyday.

I have a burgeoning collection of antique props and I am so happy to have used my darling typewriter that I bought from an auction in Ireland <3

I styled and photographed this beautiful photo shoot, together with some of my friends and colleagues from Dubai’s wedding industry. Monica www.mhgbeauty.com is responsible for the “plot” of the “Love Letters” shoot and for the amazing hair and make up.

Vanila studio www.vanilastudio.ae provided the gorgeous bridal dress, veil and accessories. They always have the right dress for the right occasion and type of wedding. Blossom Tree www.blossomtreedubai.com created the perfect bouquet for this shoot.

You can read more about the shoot and this love history on My lovely Wedding blog

www.mylovelywedding.com/love-letters-a-blog-by-monica-at-mhg-beauty

 

 


Wedding Hassan & Zainab – Desert Palm

What a pleasure to photograph Hassan & Zainab`s wedding. A lovely couple, that choose to do a local Emirati wedding with a twist. A gorgeous outdoor wedding that took place at the beautiful Desert Palm hotel, in Dubai. The planning was done by the amazing team of The Purple Chair, that created a rustic chic decoration, with beautiful colours. The flowers were abundant and many wooden elements were used. The cherry on the top: the kosha! One of the prettiest I have ever seen. Wishing this amazing couple a future live together,as pretty as they are <3