There were lots of great moments in Sean and Karel Marquez’ wedding video by Treehouse Story. But arguably the best parts were when they let their eyes and hearts do the talking.
The exchange of vows is usually one of the more anticipated moments in a wedding—we can’t wait to hear the couple profess their love for one another. But sometimes, it’s the silences, the pauses, and the gaze that lingers which communicate from the deepest recesses of our hearts. Ronan Keating, Alison Krauss, and Keith Whitley have known this all along: ‘you say it best when you say nothing at all’. Though lovely in its own unique way, Sean and Karel Marquez’ wedding is no different.
Anybody who’s been to Ilocos is sure to say one thing about it: It’s HOT! We’re talking atomic, Sriracha level heat. But after seeing Karel Marquez and Sean’s engagement photos, it’s clear to us what kind of people it takes to keep their cool amid the rising mercury in this stunning location.
We thought the couple had already outdone themselves with that one-of-a-kind prenuptial video. We loved their metropolitan photo session in Hong Kong. But Karel Marquez and Sean’s engagement photos with Benjie Tiongco, shot in Ilocos and Makati, prove that it really is more fun in the Philippines.
No roses, no overlong kisses. In a world where love is often projected by media as an effortless journey, people can’t help but stop and applaud Karel Marquez and Sean Fariñas as they let their story unfold minus the edits and filters.
Narrated in our beautiful native Filipino, Karel Marquez and Sean Fariñas’ spoken word prenup video inspires with every rush and stop—so much that the video has been viewed 680k times in just one week! But before you get swept away for the nth time, we want to point out to you 5 real love lessons we could all learn from the couple’s story. Take note because it could come in handy when The One comes along!