Pictures are aproximately 267 x 400 pixels in size. A click on the picture brings a 533 x 800 pixel version. Numbers in front of the photo descriptions are the serial numbers of the original images. Names of persons at the wedding: Tilen Japec, Japec and Maruša, Jakob, Gitica in Jadran, Nataša in Eva, Jernej and Julija Jakopin, Jelena Lieberberg, Sanja Bitenc, po poroki Sanja Jakopin, Ljubica and Luka, Teja, Jaka, Luka and Lara-Rosa Bitenc, Marija Barši and Jože ?, Iza Tajnšek, registrar Vlasta and commissioner Milena. Photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2013.
16798. The wedding took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on a sunny and warm April day, the first such day after the end of the winter, and the clouds were drifting across the light sky. View of the estuary of Gradaščica river, into Ljubljanica river, from the northwest
16801. Most of the wedding party arrived to the venue, Ljubljana castle, a bit earlier, which gave room for some preliminary photos - bride and groom.
16802. Bride with the wedding bouquet,
16799. brought by Maruša.
16800. Maruša and Gitica
16803. The wedding party in the castle yard - Marko, Ljubica, Gitica, Teja, Jakob, Maruša, Sanja, Jadran, Japec, Tilen, Nataša, Jelena, Eva, Luka, Iza and Jaka
16804. The registrar checked the identity of the pair and the assistants.
16805. Last instructions before the entrance to the wedding hall
16806. Registrar at the door of the wedding hall
16807. Registrar's map and keys on the window shelf
16808. The party nicely seated, a short calm followed, and
16809. the hostess slowly turned,
16810. opened the door,
16811. and the bride and groom entered the hall.
16812. The pair, best woman and maid of honour paid attention
16813. to the selected words of the registrar and the commissioner.
16814. View of the pair with assistants and the wedding party from the right
16815. Golden wedding rings on the golden-colored plate
16816. Groom's guests,
16817. now with the pair and assistants in front
16818. Bride's guests were
16819. soon joined by bride's grandparents.
16820. Footwear of the pair and assistants - from more leisurely to more formal; the bride forgot the shoes at home in a hurry, so a nice pair of summer sneakers had to do.
16821. Climax approached, the pair and assistants stood up, hand in hand, what will be, will be ...
16822. Just a moment
16823. and Tilen and Sanja became man and wife. The wedding guests applauded,
16824. the kiss,
16825. exchange of wedding rings
16826. and the warmest hug.
16827. The groom signed first,
16828. followed by the bride
16829. best woman, groom's sister and
16830. maid of honour, bride's sister.
16831. Some more advice and good wishes of the commissioner,
16832. and congratulations of the registrar, who also
16833. presented to the pair the wedding certificate.
16835. of the relatives, first by bride's mother,
16836. a quick glance into the lobby where a hostess was waiting, just in case,
16837. and one more hug of the bride, by the grooms cousine Jelena, who flew from Berlin for the occasion
16838. Maruša made a photo of her most beloved and of Jelena.
16839. Eva with mother, Nataša
16840. Three paparazzi girls stormed the pair.
16841. Sun through the window, central heating and high spirits all lifted the temperature in the hall, which helped uncover even more delightful image of the registrar.
16842. Bride and groom with Gitica and Eva, Jakob and Jadran are missing at the left. The latter made such an ugly grimace that the photo could only be saved by a radical cut.
16843. Bride and groom left the castle through the lower exit,
16844. where it was immediately clear
16845. that the mercy ended in the castle.
16846. A rain of rice followed,
16847. the only defence of the pair was to hide head in the shoulders. The groom lifted shirt collars to avoid deeper rice penetration.
16849. Smiling couple
16850. in front of a laurel tree, just below the castle walls
16851. Gitica experimented with taking photo of the sun.
16852. Booze before driving away from the castle, from the glasses already prepared, had to wait for some other, more pedestrian wedding party.
16853. Wedding luncheon took place in the Pri Čadu inn. The groom drove the car
16854. with the bride and Jelena.
16855. Groom with "indulgences" for the wedding guests and with a present for the couple,
16856. which he handed over to the bride, who already changed into a more leisurely attire.
16857. The fireplace in action, cosy and warm.
16858. Bride and groom with Teja and Lara-Rosa.
16859. Japec, groom's father
16862. Nataša, groom's mother
16865. Jelena and Gitica departing the portrait scene in greenery, a jogger in between.
16868. Ljubica, bride's mother
16874. The couple with bride's parents
16877. The groom
16875. The bride
16878. Marko, bride's father
16879. Marija and Lara-Rosa
16880. Groom with his mother Nataša
16881. There were some high-class shoes, Maruša,
16883. and Eva.
16884. Japec, Nataša, Tilen and Eva
16885. Eva and Lara-Rosa
16886. Bride and groom with both wedding cakes, one of sour-cherry variety and the other of chocolate
16887. Chocolate cake, very intensive, had a wreath of tangerine segments on top, to look a little less heavy.
16888. Eva, Maruša and Sanja
16889. This pair of shoes Julija, who came a little later, acquired from her half-sister Žaži. The socks are her own choice.
16890. Bride's sneakers,
16891. and the groom, wearing shoes, according to his own words, more in the Mr. Prime Minister style
16894. Lara-Rosa with mom and dad
16895. Lara-Rosa with Julija and Gitica
16896. Gitica had a darkblue skirt, pleated in Spanish colonial style
16897. At the end groom's other uncle, Jernej, showed up to greet us.
16898. Julija, Top gun movie style
16899. Japci (Japec family) at the outbuilding door, wood is always a good backdrop.
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