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30 Wedding Pictures: 19

So at a wedding I covered last year there was a lovely woman capturing the event in embroidery. The above is her work as I caught it about a third of the way through the day; she sat with a sewing machine, working outside as it was a gorgeous summer's day, and I thought her picture beautiful. Certainly the guests seemed to love the idea and something unique was produced - I liked the simplicity of it, the lines, the colours. I was a bit unsure as to whether to include this picture in my 30 wedding photos as really it is depicting someone else's work. However, it's part finished here as I said so there won't be another representation of this anywhere. Besides, it's too beautiful to leave out :-)


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Waltércio Caldas Júnior (born 6 November 1946), also known as Waltércio Caldas, is a Brazilian sculptor, designer, and graphic artist. Caldas is best known as part of Brazil's Neo-Concretism movement as well as for his eclectic choices in materials.