Over hundreds of centuries of Vedic custom, Hindu weddings have become deeply spiritual, visually enticing, and highly complex ceremonies. They’re colorful, they’re spiritual, they’re joyful. You need a photographer who knows how to find all of those aspects of your wedding and be able to capture it on film for you.
Good photography is difficult. Good wedding photography is much more difficult. Great Indian wedding photography is degrees of difficulty even more difficult. It requires a great photographer with knowledge and experience in these remarkable wedding celebrations.
A ceremony asking the blessing of the planets follows, the groom is given milk and honey and his feet are washed, the groom and bride’s right hands are joined while the groom’s father pours water over their hands, the bride and groom take seven vows in Sanskrit, the bride and groom circle the fire from four to seven times, they turn to the north star.
The newlyweds receive blessings from the priest, their parents, and elder members of both families. Somewhere in there a coconut will be broken open, purified butter will be thrown onto the fire, the bride will receive jewelry, and red string will be wrapped around the bride and groom’s hands.