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These Stunning Wedding Photos Feature a Tornado as the Backdrop

Jul 07, 2014

If they saw a funnel cloud looming on the horizon, most people would probably, you know, head somewhere safe to take cover. But Colleen Niska saw it as an opportunity. The Canadian wedding photographer was shooting a young bride and groom in Saskatchewan when they all noticed a tornado forming behind them. Niska decided to use it as a backdrop.

"I've dreamed about a day like this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" the photographer wrote on Facebook. "Could NOT wait to post these! Pretty sure this will only happen once in my lifetime!"

Posted by Photography By Colleen Niska on Saturday, July 5, 2014
Posted by Photography By Colleen Niska on Saturday, July 5, 2014
Posted by Photography By Colleen Niska on Saturday, July 5, 2014

"We were a long ways from it and so we weren’t frightened or anything and it wasn’t heading in our direction," Niska told BuzzFeed. "We were pretty excited as none of us had witnessed a tornado before and thought it was a pretty cool opportunity. I wasn’t going to pass on it!"

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