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Love in the time of war: Stunning wedding photography amid the Syrian ruins

Jafar Meray — a Syrian photographer who has photographed newlyweds in the backdrop of war-torn Syria's ruins — has created quite a buzz on social media.

Jafar Meray — a Syrian photographer who has photographed newlyweds in the backdrop of war-torn Syria's ruins — has created quite a buzz on social media. (Source: Jafar Meray)

Meray calls his project 'Love Reconstructs Syria'. (Source: Jafar Meray)

He captions his photos as 'love in war'. (Source: Jafar Meray)

Meray said of his photography that it is "proof that life goes on, silently". (Source: Jafar Meray)

22-year-old Meray has been quoted as saying to The Independent that he wanted to capture "through pictures the sad reality…of what we suffer from the destruction and terror of Syria". (Source: Jafar Meray)

He aims to capture the essence of a 'stainless Syria'. (Source: Jafar Meray)

"My message as a Syrian citizen is to stop injustice and terrorism everywhere and spread love and peace, because my country and all countries suffer from terrorism," he has been quoted in a report. (Source: Jafar Meray)

Nada Merhi (18) and Hassan Youssef (27) chose Homs as a backdrop "to show that life is stronger than death." (Source: Jafar Meray)

Ironically, Yousseff is a soldier in the Syrian Army — the same force which is in part responsible for the ruins. (Source: Jafar Meray)

A Twitter user says, "This spirit is why I call myself a Homsi at heart. In-your-face, we are like that too." (Source: Jafar Meray)

Another Twitter user noted, "This is artistic as well as tragic." (Source: Jafar Meray)

A non-Syrian Facebook user commented, "Beautiful photo, despite the pain that there must be behind." (Source: Jafar Meray)