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Neal and Pratima : Atlanta Marriott Marquis

December 9, 2011

Neal and Pratima’s vibrant Indian wedding and reception took place in two Georgia cities and was an absolute pleasure to shoot. 聽We began our day at the Umiya Mataji hindu temple in Macon and then traveled to Atlanta’s Marriott Marquis for the reception. 聽Their unique reception complete with comedian Rasika Mathur was a blast! Mathur […]

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Avani and Michael : Wedding (part 1)

April 27, 2011

Living in the south we are blessed with the occasional sunny and warm winter day, even in January. This was the case on Avani and Michael’s wedding day. And to top it off my lovely easy going Chicago couple were beaming with love and made my job a breeze. Avani’s family is Indian and Michael’s […]

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Avani and Michael : Wedding (part 2)

April 27, 2011

After Avani and Michael’s wedding ceremony we took advantage of the sunny January weather to do a portrait session. I was so thrilled with the images! Later during their evening reception we were pleased to capture many lovely moments in a ball room full of  happy hearts and guests ready to dance.

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Avani and Michael – Grah Shanti and Pithi

March 27, 2011

I arrived at Avani’s family home bright and early on the Friday before her wedding to document the Grah Shanti and Pithi ceremonies as well as the Varadh. During the Grah Shanti Lord Ganesh is invited to remove all obstacles and to provide the newlywed couple with prosperity and happiness. Then during the Pithi a […]

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Avani’s Mehndi

March 25, 2011

Over the three days I had the pleasure of working with Avani and her now husband Michael I was completely captivated by the joy, rituals, and vibrant color that I was surrounded by.  A week or so before the wedding events began I went to Avani’s family home where we discussed last minute details and […]

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Meghna and Khalil {wedding photography}

April 15, 2010

    I truly love shooting weddings but it’s always extra special when you have the opportunity to work with someone you know. Khalil and I went to the same middle and high school way back when and I hadn’t spoken to him in years when he contacted me to shoot his and Meghna’s wedding.  […]

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Meghna and Khalil {Mehndi and Pithi}

April 15, 2010

    The photos below are from Khalil and Meghna’s Mehendi and Pithi Ceremony which took place the day before the wedding.   The Mehendi is a gathering of the brides friends and relatives to bless the bride. The bride’s henna is also applied and the ceremony often takes place with the sangeet where the […]

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Reena and Sapan

January 29, 2010

    I can’t say enough nice things about this amazing couple. They were so easy to work with and their wedding was a vibrant beautiful delight. Reena mentioned on the morning of her wedding that the darker the mehndi (henna) dries on the bride’s hands the more in love the couple. Something about that […]

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