He has his wife slung over his shoulder and she is waving to the camera.
Here is an example I have written about before:
It is a long time ago now, but as I recall, I carried my wife over the threshold of our home.
As for lifting one’s woman up, one of the most dramatic and sexy things I ever saw was a man at a trivia contest night express himself – he had maybe had a bit to drink – by lifting his wife over his head like a barbell. I have never forgotten it.