Tag: shaadi

Uday aur Bhairavi ki Shaadi

Khürt, Shaan, Kiran, Bhavna | Saturday 26 November, 2011 | Nikon D40 | AF-S Nikkor 50 mm f/1.8

Bhavna's family is from Vadodara, Gujarat, India. These images are from her baby brother's Grah Shanti, Pithi, and Shaadi. Hindu weddings are my favourite type of wedding. They are colourful and noisy affairs involving the entire family. A marriage in India (or Pakistan) is considered as a union between the two families and not just…

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Nimisha & Bhupen Shaadi

Nimisha & Bhupen | Sunday 15 May, 2011 | Nikon D40 | AF-S Nikkor 85 mm f/1.4

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May 14, 2011 - Menhdi

Mehndi | Saturday 14 May, 2011 | Nikon D40 | AF-S Nikkor 85 mm f/1.4

I’m attending a wedding this weekend. My wife’s brother-in-law’s nephew is getting married. Indian weddings or Shaadi tend to be extravagant colourful affairs. Women are decked out in their finest saris and jewelery, mostly 22k gold, and often have their hands and feet painted with mehndi. While not as colourful, the trend among men, especially…

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May 6, 2011 - Garba for Bhupen

Friday 6 May, 2011 | Nikon D40 | AF-S Nikkor 35 mm f/1.8

Shaadi is a Sanskrit word for a wedding. Next Sunday this couple will be married. By Western standards, Hindu weddings are long, large and complicated affairs involving many and varied religious, cultural and family traditions. Indian weddings are very bright events, filled with ritual and celebration, that continue for several days. The event I attended…

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