Western wedding photography often involves trying to catch the happy couple gazing at each other in great natural light, to create memories to keep for generations.
In Russia, however, many brides and grooms have a slightly different view on what constitutes the perfect wedding snap.
Photoshop is used heavily, often to make bride or groom small enough to fit in a pocket or onto a wheelbarrow.
She’s leaving him? It is unclear what the symbolic meaning of this Photoshopped wedding photo of a bride on a motorcycle seemingly leaving her new husband in the fumes is
Re-inventing tradition: A wedding photo of a Russian couple sees the bride push her miniature husband around in a wheelbarrow
Hotline bling: This couple could not even be away from each other during a bathroom break, although the bride does not seem to have quite grasped the basics of telecommunication
All class: It is unclear if this photo was posed or if a man in shorts appeared suddenly in the foreground as this couple enjoyed their wedding day
An apple a day? This snap shows a bride posing with an apple as her husband comes running down a train track
In one snap which has made it onto the internet, the groom can be seen running down a train track with the bride holding an apple to her cheek in the foreground.
Another sees the bride posing in a bathtub, pretending to be using the showerhead as a phone receiver.
Others see the couple digitally altered to look like they are standing next on a motorway or are emerging out of the sea.
My way or the highway: This bizarre snap shows the newlyweds Photoshopped onto a heavily trafficked road while clutching a barrier
Get in the sea: This newlyweds fulfilled their dream of making it look like they are standing waist-deep in water
Car crash wedding: A young couple were keen to make it appear as if they had suffered a car accident and flipped their vehicle
Safety first: Posing on what appears to be a motorboat, these two ensured they were wearing correct eye protection
Tiny wife: Another common trend in many images seem to be that of making one’s partner appear small enough to fit in a pocket
Tracksuit love: This couple declared not only their love for each other but also for Adidas
Behind the looking glass: This image appears to show the groom rescuing his bride from behind a broken mirror
Communication is key: A bride is seen looking at her husband on a TV screen, where he poses holding up a stuffed toy bunny
Some snaps appears to show brides and grooms being the innocent victims of photobombing.
One photograph shows the couple standing on a pier in the background, looking onto a man standing in just a pair of shorts, drinking out of a wine bottle.
The funny photographs have been shared on social media recently, but it is not known when any of the were taken.
He’ll jump through hoops: Another digitally altered wedding photograph sees a tiny groom jump around his mildly pleased bride
Happiest day of her life? This bride looks miserable on her big day
Love a man in uniform! A bride poses between what appears to be two Russian police officers, and it is unclear if it is two different men or a duplicated image of her husband
What matters in life: A young couple are overjoyed to have been gifted with cash
Off centre: A photo intended to make it look like the bride is standing in the palm of her husband’s hand goes slightly awry as the groom’s pose is off
A more perfect pose: Quite why this couple chose to take their wedding photo in front of a yogi in a state of undress is not known
Until death do us part: This couple clearly has a sense of humour
Book of love: Snaps of this couple at their wedding has been imposed on the pages of a book
Star of the show: This photographer chose to snap a tough looking pair in front of a mirror to ensure that his equipment made it onto the photo
source: Daily Mail