Snow White Inspiration by Mary Banducci Photography

In honor of the fact that there are two major Snow White inspired movies coming out in 2012 (Mirror Mirror out this Friday, and Snow White and the Huntsman out in June) we’re bringing you some local fairytale inspiration! This Snow White inspiration shoot is brought to us by a host of awesome Spokane/Coeur d’ Alene vendors and was spearheaded by Mary of Mary Banducci Photography. Here’s what Mary had to say about the project:

“Fairytales have this wonderful, everlasting spirit. Their whimsical “Ever After” continue to make our hearts swell after hundreds of years. Fairytales are dreams coming true… Just like when the bride walks down the aisle. That first look on the groom, that first kiss as man and wife, those are dreams coming true.

 My photography is inspired by those moments.

I ‘m a romantic at heart and knowing two Snow White movies were coming out this year, I wanted to make my dream come true of photographing my own version. Of course, the first person I contacted was Alisa Lewis, who owns The Attic  and Alisa Lewis Event Design. She is a good friend of mine and I love the vision that she brought to the shoot.

The second person I contacted was my sister Cari Anne. She was the perfect Snow White with her luscious Angelina lips, Disney eyes and beautiful aura. Cari Anne has been teaching English in Spain and was traveling home for Christmas with her boyfriend Adri (who is from Spain and who I knew would just be the perfect Huntsman). They were excited to participate in the photo shoot.”

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snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

snow white wedding ideas, Mary Angelo Photography

 

The Snow White Story

A beauty with skin of pure snow, rosebud lips, and raven hair. Snow White.
Her beauty was prized. And coveted. By a most evil Queen.
She sent her most talented Hunstman to capture the beauty of Snow.
Snow White ran.
She hid far away, in the welcoming homes of the Dwarves.
But the Huntsman tracked her unfailingly.
He pulled an arrow from his quiver, his target in his sight.
But she turned one last time, steadfast.
And the Huntsman found he could not release the arrow.
He let her escape, his heart with her.
The Queen sensed his failure, her heart full of rage.
She sent an apple, red as blood to still Snow White’s beating heart.
And with the first bite, Snow White fell into a death-like sleep.
The Huntsman found her cold as snow and white as death.
And with a love unprofessed, he kissed her lips.
Snow White stirred. Her heart quickened.
It was Love’s Kiss that awakened her.
Snow White and the Huntsman.

 

Vendors

Models: Cari Anne and Adri
Location: The Attic 
Make-up: Skincare by Yisel
Florals: Erica’s Expressions
Attire/Props: Vintage, provided by The Attic.
Snow White’s Cape was created by the model Cari Anne. Boots bought in Italy.
The Hunstman’s cape and the dwarves’ capes and hats (out of recycled sweaters) made by Mary Banducci.
Styling: Alisa Lewis Event Design and Mary Banducci
Photography: Mary Banducci Photography

 

 

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