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She was standing only in 5 to 10 inches of water, but her water soaked dress became too heavy for her to get out. She asked the photographer for help. While they were trying, she lost her footing, and was swept away by a very swift current.
Water photos and wedding dresses are very common. They are most common with the Trash the Dress shoots. From this story, however, you can tell that if you are going to use a water theme in your shots, care must be given to the location. Obviously any body of water that has a steep incline from the shore, or currents of any kind, should be avoided at all costs.
This very sad story should be a lesson to us all. Thanks, Brian, for passing this along.