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Flights, camera, action: Chinese couples in pursuit of perfect photos

BEIJING/LONDON: Under a rare blue summer sky on London’s Westminster Bridge, Jiachun Lin poses in a flowing white lace gown and windtossed veil with her fiance Da Song. For Chinese couples, wedding photos are not simply about having a photographer show up on the big day. They can be elaborate affairs involving costumes, make-up artists, camera assistants and trips overseas, sometimes even underwater, and take up as much as a quarter of the wedding budget. “You can go to a studio to have pre-wedding pictures…