Definitely worthwhile when you see your baby in your arms! Many people will cringe and cower but Ms Jenny Tay, 29, and her fiance Darren Cheng, 30, have opted for a casket as a prop in a series of pictures taken for their wedding in October. There are no posh offices, luxe business trips or hip networking events. The couple - who have another set of martial-arts-themed wedding pictures taken in Japan - said convincing their parents was not difficult. When she wanted to convince her dad to change their wake set-up, she showed him a detailed 3-D model. But for Jenny Tay and Darren Cheng their idea of the perfect wedding photo is having a coffin as one of their props. The gorgeous bride is in a stunning burgundy taffeta gown, the handsome groom in a crisp white dress shirt. Before tying the knot, Jenny Tay and her fiancé, Darren Cheng, decided to capture a series of wedding photos that are to die for -- literally.
That was the moment Jenny decided to become an undertaker. After four months of searching, they came across fashion and commercial photographer. Tom Wilkinson and Linda Edmonde are excellent as the parents and have the meaty roles to play as they have the difficult journey to take. Your two cents to expecting mamas? Put it down to her Midas touch: The young undertaker has revived a dying industry and upended how we think about death — as well as what a good life means. Jenny, however, knew that the pool of seasoned workers was shrinking and ageing , and saw the need to tap on millennials. She knows that achieving industry-level change is a mammoth task, but takes heart in small successes. They are dead serious about their profession and their wedding.
She added that she would not be displaying the pictures at the wedding reception. That's the reason I took the project. But wait, is that a white coffin they are sitting in? Jenny Farrell has led an openly gay life - except with her conventional family. Death seems to make people cherish life even more. They decided to do the shoot - which took just one day - in Punggol instead. She visited wakes to observe the rituals and set-ups for different religions — there are no textbooks for such ceremonial practices.
For us, work plays such a huge part of our lives so we wanted to do it in style. It is nice to see a main stream film that is not just the usual tired romantic comedy. Judging from their, however, Jenny Tay and Darren Cheng aren't exactly most people. Love was in the air as Jenny, 29, and Darren, 30, both celebrated their union after dating for five years. In 1979 she co-founded The Hour Glass Limited, a luxury watch retailer, with her husband,.
Some people would think about sitting happily at the place where they have first met or dated. In another shot, Ms Tay donned a wedding dress to pose next to the casket. Both are in the funeral trade. She would have stayed on there, but one incident changed everything. For more photos, go to straitstimes. Roland Tay, 70, is practically a household name.
The challenge was to make the pictures look good without being too morbid. There are no official checks into whether they have the appropriate facilities to carry out services like embalming. Many Asian societies often portray it negatively - we hope to be able to debunk that taboo by encouraging people to be open about death. They are left with a simple and difficult choice - either change with it or drown. They thought about it so seriously, in fact, the Singaporean couple decided to have a coffin-themed engagement photo shoot, reports. Their first child died in childhood. By the time Jenny and Darren her boyfriend of two years then, and now her husband rushed to the hospital, Roland was awake in the intensive care unit with tubes sticking out of his chest, and crying.
Expecting her little one any day now, we managed to sneak in a lovely afternoon with the radiant mum-to-be and got her talking about her pregnancy journey. It is a beautifully shot wedding photo. On not so good nights, I only manage to clock four hours of sleep but most of the time, I get about six to seven hours. At 4pm on Boxing Day in 2012, Roland suffered a minor heart attack. During these precious but fleeting moments, Roland would speak with deep conviction about his work. In some cultures and religions, death means life and rebirth. Though sometimes it may be tough , surround yourself with positive people, get great support from your husband, family and friends and nine months will be a breeze! Meet Jenny Tay and her fiancé, Darren Cheng.
Til death do us part! They include eight-year old Chinese national Huang Na, whose tiny, decomposing body was found stuffed into a cardboard box, and 22-year-old Chinese national Liu Hong Mei, whose dismembered remains were found in Kallang River. The couple hopes that their wedding photographs would help in encouraging conversations about death and loss, and help overcome the taboo that surrounding it. She also wrote that the photos represent the end of their separate lives and the beginning of their life together. When Jenny Tay, managing director of a funeral home, and Darren Cheng, a grief counselor, got engaged, they started thinking seriously about the vows they would take to love each other forever. She sounded out photographer Joel Lim, a commercial lensman who recently shot campaigns for Ion Orchard and Lane Crawford, a department store in Hong Kong. But according to the couple they just wanted to share how much they are passionate about their trade. Their spilt drove a wedge between the staff and their suppliers.