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'Notebook'-inspired engagement photos go viral

Couple Recreates Famous Scenes From 'The NoteBook' For Engagement Photos


Even after ten years, 'The Notebook' is continually listed as one of the most romantic films of all time -- so one couple thought there was no better way to celebrate their engagement than a 'Notebook'-inspired photoshoot.



The film is a favorite of 31-year-old Cindy Gauthier, who bears a striking resemblance to the film's star, Rachel McAdams. She and her fiance Jean-Nicola Barile reached out to photographer Chelsea Gray to recreate some of the movies most iconic moments.

Cindy told the Daily Mail that she wasn't comfortable with ordinary engagement photos, and when Gray posed the idea of a theme, they thought the 2004 film would be perfect. She had someone do her hair and borrowed a 1940s style dress from her sister, which she eventually got soaking wet.

Gray, the owner of Blushing Bride Studio in Quebec, told HuffPost Live that since these photos were first taken back in July 2010, people all around the world have requested 'Notebook' engagement photos. However, she feels Cindy and Jean-Nicola's shoot is too special to recreate over and over.

That being said, she also says that she is up to new challenges. Gray hadn't even seen 'The Notebook' until the night before.

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chrissf4529 June 18 2014 at 2:31 PM

My understanding is they are already reading/watching war of the roses.........

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ImportantFacts June 18 2014 at 4:48 PM

These narcistic people who think they are Hollyweird stars or NY models are ridiculous. This type of showing off is not cute, it is embarrassing. And it has become a plague. Engagement photos really should be of the BRIDE ONLY, ONE PIC and something TASTEFUL!

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ejljr ImportantFacts June 18 2014 at 6:49 PM

Well, let's see! Guys buy the engagement ring. Guys are going to equal partners in the engagement and marriage. And YOU believe it should only be a picture of the bride! Surely you jest! These are no ancient times. I'm in my 60's and believe in equality when it comes to engagements. It's not all about the woman anymore! If you're married, I pity your husband!

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buknekkid ImportantFacts June 18 2014 at 10:00 PM

Agreed, just starving for attention.

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TripleXKimberly June 18 2014 at 3:09 PM

They did an amazing job! I loved the movie and I think this is a great idea and surprised it has not been thought of sooner.

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Jenna Lee June 18 2014 at 3:51 PM

I can guarantee this was the girl's Idea and its so typical of stupid wedding none sense people do now-a-days. I pity her bridesmaids.

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ImportantFacts Jenna Lee June 18 2014 at 4:49 PM

It is certainly in poor taste and lower class.

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NikolaTesla89 ImportantFacts June 18 2014 at 5:14 PM

How is it poor taste and lower class? Get a clue!

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Marvelous June 18 2014 at 4:20 PM

Enough of this foolishness, If I see any more flash mob pictures of someones wedding of wedding proposal I'm going to scream. Just get married already!

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c1g2w3 June 18 2014 at 1:50 PM

my personal opinion is the most romantic pics can not be captured on a photo.Its an illusion made to look like something and that isnt romantic. Romantic is two not two and a photographer.

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fifa_sucks2 June 18 2014 at 10:26 PM

They need to get a life

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Mark fifa_sucks2 June 18 2014 at 10:33 PM

They have one. You?

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phpoling June 18 2014 at 10:51 PM

Beautiful pictures. Loves The Notebook! Everyone should watch this movie just once or more!

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Barbara June 18 2014 at 4:48 PM

I love these romantic photos...

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oujoou June 18 2014 at 2:07 PM

They did great. I didn't see the movie. Now I don't have to see it. There were 2 people. They are in love. It rains. One of them paints. There's a boat dock. It's the 1940's. They drive a red pick up. They're still in love. Wow. Great movie. :) Very nice job. :) But if it's Hollywood . . . and there's no one else in the pictures . . . I GUESS the beautiful girl is umm . . . in love with the photographer? :( Which would mean she's bisexual? lol. I like this couple. :)

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littleblackdog70 oujoou June 18 2014 at 3:21 PM

it's about a man who loses his wife to alzheimer's, you freaking nitwit.

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Myles Beeby oujoou June 19 2014 at 9:56 AM

Im in love with the photographer.

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