Backstory – The Story Behind the Image

On this page, you will find images that we love for some reason or other. These are single images and through this selection you may have a better insight into our thoughts on documentary wedding photography.

 

Backstory – 05

Documenting the bride getting ready is so much more than just the bride “getting ready”. Love the symbolism and humanity evident all through the...

Backstory – 04

Cash has always been an integral part of weddings in India. In a variety of cultures across the nation, the use of notes for garlands on the groom and his escort or in little rituals on the mandap is a common...

Backstory – 03

Very often, the most meaningful image during the climax of a wedding comes, not from Center stage. The father of the bride struggles to control his emotions as he watches his daughter during the pheras. Any father could empathise with him as he “gives away his little girl”, someone he’s first held in his arms years ago in a hospital room, played with, taken walks in the park with, watched over when she burnt with fever. Yes! Mixed feelings being the father of the...

Backstory – 02

Photographing the bride getting ready is not about pretty make-up shots. At least not for our discerning couples. Surprise visit for bride from her best friend as she gets ready on morning of her wedding...

Backstory – 01

“Pretty men all in a row” – How’s this for a natural portrait of the groomsmen? Shot at the Leela Resort in Goa, I’m sharing this image as an example how Real moments make Real memories. What’s the idea behind posing people when a wedding is peppered with opportunities like this for group and individual...

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Bride and Groom exit ceremony on a water scooter (at least that’s what was attempted until a wave came along)! Who needs poses when life offers moments? Memories for a...