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US Couple’s haunting wedding photo captures California wildfire raging nearby

03:25  30 october  2019
03:25  30 october  2019 Source:   today.com

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A Chicago couple on a destination wedding in California wine country took a surreal wedding photo while wearing masks as a wildfire burned in the distance. Wildfires have been raging across the state, causing millions to lose power and hundreds of thousands to be evacuated from their homes.

An Illinois couple got married in Northern California ' s famous Sonoma County on Saturday as a massive wildfire raged nearby , posing for a dramatic wedding photo as they wore masks, the photographer told Fox News. (Karna Roa/KMR Photography ). Roa told Fox News she did have some

a statue of a person in a suit holding a flower: Couple poses for wedding photos in vineyard as wildfire rages nearby© Courtesy \ Karna Roa Couple poses for wedding photos in vineyard as wildfire rages nearby

Curtis and Katie Ferland came all the way from their home in Chicago to California's wine country because they wanted a destination wedding they would never forget.

It turned out that way, just for reasons they didn't anticipate.

The couple wore masks protecting them against the smoke as they posed for a surreal wedding photo on Saturday, complete with an orange glow in the background from the massive Kincade Fire raging in the distance.

Photographer Karna Roa of KMR Photography captured the stunning image in a vineyard in Sonoma County after the two tied the knot.

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While taking a few photos in the vineyard, the couple thought they might as well capture some images with California wildfires leave destruction across the state – in pictures. Roa said the wedding was a success but that it was a surreal experience while the fires were raging in the region: “The joy

Couple wears face masks for California wedding photos near wildfire (Karna Roa/KMR Photography ). On the wedding day, Roa captured the moment the bride and groom stood in front of the smoky backdrop wearing face masks, a photo that later went viral after she shared it on social

"The sunset was red and smoky because of all the smoke from all the tragedy,'' Roa told NBC Bay Area.

There was so much smoke from the Kincade wildfire that the couple handed out masks to their wedding party on the advice of their wedding planner.

They donned the protective gear themselves for a shot between the vines as the sky glowed in the background.

"She had to be talked into it; she didn’t want to do it," Curtis Ferland told NBC Bay Area. "She thought it would be tacky."

The fire has caused tens of thousands of people in Sonoma County to remain under evacuation order and has destroyed more than 100 homes and other buildings, according to NBC News.

Wildfires have been raging across the state, causing millions to lose power and hundreds of thousands to be evacuated from their homes.

As for the visitors from Chicago, they had a wedding day they will never forget.

"All we wanted was to have our dream wedding, and we did,'' Katie Ferland told NBC Bay Area. "It’s crazy."

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