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Hollywood Inspired Wedding Invitations

By Hanssie on July 24th 2013

Traditional wedding invitations? That’s so last season.

California photographer, Joshua Watson and his wife, Rachel, a TV and film producer, took their wedding invitations to the next level by recreating posters from their favorite movies. With help of their photographer, Jordan Nakamura, the Watson’s sent guests a DVD case with one of the posters as the cover and a CD of their favorite music inside to announce their June 1st wedding.

I give this creative couple two thumbs up.

[REWIND: T-Rex vs. AT-AT | Photobomb Marketing]

Inception vs. Reception


Little Miss Sunshine vs. Don’t Miss Dinner


An Education vs. An Engagement

Wedding-invite3 Walk the Line vs. Walk the Aisle


Casablanca vs. CaliforniaWedding-Invite5

What do you think? Good idea or too cheesy? Is this a trend that we’re going to see pop up like the wedding party being attacked by a T-Rex as mentioned in this T-Rex vs. AT-AT article?

[via Huffington Post]

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Hanssie is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes portrait and wedding photographer. In her free time, she homeschools, works out, rescues dogs and works in marketing for SLR Lounge. She also blogs about her adventures and about fitness when she’s not sick of writing so much. Check out her work and her blog at Follow her on Instagram

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  12. Bobby

    Sure, these were fun to reproduce, but there is nothing “inspired” or “creative” about the process. This is blatant plagiarism.
    I find it interesting how many photographers cry when their photos gets used without permission, yet many won’t bat an eyelash when the opportunity comes to steal other ideas and photos (referencing the Inception background).

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    • Dustin

      Johnny fun ruiner up here^^^. When it comes to this stuff, no one is claiming they created it. It would be a fun homage, built to allow a different approach at the typical wedding announcements. A great man once said “Art is either plagiarism or revolution.”

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    • Andrew Harris

      I looked at my copy of Inception and there is absolutely no indication of ownership of the picture. The other invitations didn’t even use the original pictures, they have the participating people posing in a similar way to the actors. Copyright is about profit and credit. These invitations were not sold anywhere.These where not “reproduced”, they were ‘produced’. They are fun, and artistic, and a way to replicate something that everybody can relate to. The inception background is the only one that has the same image, and like I said, it isn’t for profit, and there is no indication of ownership on the Inception image. as this page suggests, you would be in trouble for trying to sell and/or claim ownership of an image, but they are in the public domain so I think people are allowed to have some fun. Art inside of art….. art inception…..

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