A new weekly series where I ask some of the world’s best wedding photographers to pick out their favourite shot from their Jewish wedding portfolio. This week it’s the turn of Liron Erel.
‘Chuppah’ by Liron Erel
My chosen image might be a bit unorthodox as it’s from a Messianic-Jewish wedding I shot in May,in Nataf, a little village close to Jerusalem.
In the moment captured, the bride is circling the groom having just reached the chuppah, with a sensational view as a backdrop to the ceremony. There was a crazy heat wave during the day of 42ËšC (107.6ËšF), but everyone was so energised — just look at their faces — that it didn’t bother anyone…