Shades Waves: photographer

Wedding photographer

Memories reside in the heart.
And it's a reality!

They'll never disappear and will always be there to rekindle the most beautiful moments of your life.

These days, however, a professional wedding photographer is a must.

It immortalizes the key moments of your union, the emotions, the glances, the tears of happiness - all those magical moments that make memories!

It's very important to take your time when choosing your photographer, defining the style of photos you want.

Why should you? Quite simply because he'll share with you precious moments filled with emotion, such as the preparations, the couple's session and the exchange of consents.

It's not easy to pose in front of the camera, even if you're accompanied by the love of your life.

A professional photographer, with whom you will have had various discussions in the run-up to your wedding, will be able to get to know you and put you at ease on your big day.

You'll stay natural during the shoot, and the photos will be all the more real. The photographer's job takes on its full meaning when you entrust your D-Day to him!

Don't forget that the wedding photographer's first mission is to capture the most beautiful moments of joy, emotion and laughter...

For her mission to be fulfilled perfectly, love and all those feelings have to come through in the photos.

When your wedding planner suggests photographers who match your style, you should feel a particular emotion when you explore the pages of his or her website - that means he or she's the one!

Once chosen, the photographer will contact you to get to know you better.

One or more video appointments are essential if you are not in the same region.

Then, once you've signed his contract, and a few months before your wedding, you'll meet him at the reception venue.

Before your video appointment, find out more about his work via social networks and his website. Instagram is also a great way to view the work he regularly publishes.

Feel free to prepare questions and take notes!

These appointments beforehand will help you feel more at ease on your wedding day, when the photographer, hidden behind his camera, will give you a few instructions on how to get the most beautiful shots.

You'll relax and... stress will magically melt away.

An important point: The feeling you have for your photographer should be one of the main reasons you choose him or her.

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Another important thing is that the photographer should be your shadow throughout the day, without you feeling his presence or the guests seeing him.

The aim is to capture the highlights of your day.

The only moment that will be orchestrated is that of the family photos, the throwing of the bride's bouquet or the group photo if you wish.

Don't forget that your wedding is the most beautiful day of your life!

Vanessa and the Shades Waves Agency team

Wedding & Event Planner

Instagram: shades_waves_weddingplanner


Project manager for over 10 years, including 4 years abroad, entrepreneurial mom and passionate about events, I'm here to help you coordinate your big day and organize your entire wedding.

As a representative of the Shades Waves franchise in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, and as the architect of your dreams, my team and I will be at your service to help you realize your project.

As an expert in organization, my experience, professionalism and attention to detail will be our watchwords in assisting you.

Together, we create the unique.

There's nothing so beautiful as a well-adjusted, peaceful marriage... Pierre Charron


I'm Joëlle, born in Beirut and having lived in Rio de Janeiro, the love of weddings and the charm of nature have always attracted me.
Passionate about Provence and the wonders of southern France, I moved to Marseille.

Coming from a paramedical background, my work as a nurse has given me a solid grounding in organization, dedication and attention to detail.
It has also enabled me to develop the listening skills that are essential in both my professional and personal life.

After training as an event and wedding planner in Aix-en-Provence, it is with great pleasure and passion that I will design and organize your big day. Together, we'll create unforgettable moments that will stay with you forever.

Whether you want a timeless Parisian wedding, a romantic Provencal wedding or a unique wedding in a heavenly location, I'll be at your side to help you design the wedding that suits you, with elegance and chic à la française.

I look forward to meeting you!


After a 15-year career in Paris in the events industry and a move to be closer to her family in the South-East of France near the Gulf of Saint Tropez, Vanessa Roussel, created the Shades Waves agency in 2016, passionate about her job, dynamic and motivated to take up every challenge that organizing a wedding represents.

Always listening to her customers, ready to innovate, curious about life, she enjoys discussing the projects entrusted to her with future brides and grooms, to get to know you better and suggest the best scenography to suit you and create emotion.

A perfectionist at heart, she will organize your wedding or corporate event as if it were her own, with method and rigor, meticulousness and good humor, always planning the smallest detail.


My name is Florence and I accompany future brides and grooms from the conception to the coordination of their wedding. Weddings have always been a dream of mine!
So, in 2019, I'm training to become a wedding planner and event project manager at the Jaëlys school in Aix-en-Provence.
Since 2020, as a private event planner, I've had the honor of helping couples organize and coordinate their weddings.
I specialize in elegant, romantic and refined weddings, for a French-speaking clientele looking to get married in Provence. A native of Aix-en-Provence, I've made the South-East my playground.
From Provence and its vineyards, to the Côte d'Azur and its seaside resorts, to the snow-capped mountains of the Alps, I'll accompany you wherever your love takes you.
My watchwords are: patience, kindness, calm, organization, discretion and respect.
I draw my inspiration from literature, beautiful things and the charm of the old.
Let's talk about your beautiful project.


I'm Bilitis, mother of an adorable little girl and entrepreneur. I have the pleasure of living on the Côte d'Azur, near Toulon, in the South of France. Before obtaining my wedding planner diploma, I trained at EFMM, which I obtained in 2018.
I'd been organizing private events for several years before turning to my profession.
My greatest pleasure? Creating unique, innovative and exciting experiences that reflect my customers' image. My aim is to help my customers organize unforgettable, festive events.
I bring a dynamic, innovative and organized perspective to every event. My love of planning and attention to detail are sure to create the perfect ambiance for your special day.
I'll be there to support you with the tools you need to ensure that "organization" rhymes with "tranquility and serenity".