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A Kenya Destination Wedding Story | Paayal+Samir

A Kenya Destination wedding story full of laughter and love

Gorgeous sunrises, the sound of the sea waves, perfect weather every day, and two passionate people in love – this set the base for Paayal and Samir’s destination wedding in the Sarova Whitesands Resort, Mombasa

Their wedding was a stunning, crazy, three-day-long party with their closest family and friends. Their wedding ceremonies – yes, there were TWO! – were a dream! They had a Hindu wedding in the morning followed by an Ismaili wedding in the evening. It was such an honour to capture one of the most important days in Paayal and Samir’s life.

Part 1: Pre-Wedding

Their pre-wedding was just as beautiful as the country and the people we were shooting. We’ll admit, our couple was not the most enthusiastic about waking up at 5 in the morning but when they saw the pictures, they agreed that it was a great idea!

Destination pre-wedding couple shoot in Mombasa, Kenya
Destination pre-wedding couple shoot in Mombasa, Kenya

The real challenge and the beauty came when we took the boats into the sea. But Paayal and Samir were champions up there and we love the results!

Destination pre-wedding couple shoot in Mombasa, Kenya
Destination pre-wedding couple shoot in Mombasa, Kenya

Part 2: Welcome Party

The welcome party was a casual and informal event to kick-off the wedding festivities.

Wedding couple photo. Bride in Papa Dont Preach by Shubhika.

Part 3: Haldi and Sangeet

Samir’s haldi ceremony was an affair that even we couldn’t have imagined. After the main rituals were done, his friends and family broke eggs on his head, made him wear a garland of dead fishes, and splashed him with all the haldi around!

Their sangeet ceremony had some amazing dance performances by the family followed by a night of dancing and more dancing! So much so, that at some point, I think we were also tapping our feet while shooting.

Part 4: Hindu Wedding

Set against the backdrop of the ocean, Paayal and Samir’s wedding venue with the mirrored mandap and the pastel pink roses was truly magical. Paayal was stunning in a pink Sabyasachi lehenga and the wedding ceremony was their dream come true.

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Indian bridal entry wearing a Sabyasachi lehenga at Kenya destination wedding
Indian couple exchange jaimala at Kenya destination wedding
Indian couple phera photo at Kenya destination wedding
Indian couple gets married at Kenya destination wedding
Indian couple gets married at Kenya destination wedding
Indian couple gets married at Kenya destination wedding
Indian couple gets married at Kenya destination wedding
Indian bride cries as she bids her father farewell at a Kenya destination wedding

Part 5: Ismaili Wedding

The couple had a smaller and an intimate Ismaili wedding ceremony after the Hindu wedding. The joy of finally getting married is so clear on both their faces.

Couple entry at Kenya destination wedding

Part 6: Reception

The reception with a 1920’s art deco theme took us back in time. Paayal and Samir made an entry with a bang, dancing together towards the main stage. It was a beautiful culmination to the three-days of this Kenya destination wedding.

Couple entry at Kenya destination wedding

The Wedding Makers

Venue: Sarova Whitesands Resort, Mombasa
Paayal’s Outfits: Papa Dont Preach (Welcome party) | Varun Bahl (Mehendi & Sangeet) | Sabyasachi (Wedding) | Kalaniketan (Ismaili Wedding) | Nadine Dhody (Reception)
MUA and Hair: Bianca Louzado
Wedding planner: Golden Globe Events
Wedding Design: Misaki Design
Photography and Cinematography: Twogether Studios
Photographers: Arjun Kartha, Nikhil Mishra, Nihareekaa Kaur, Paras Batra, Sunil Gautam
Cinematographers: Ritesh Arora, Anmol Sharma, Sameer, Sunil Gautam
Same Day Edit: Anmol Sharma

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A Delhi Wedding Story | Sarthak+Florianne

An epic Delhi wedding spread across The Leela Ambience and A Dot that brought two lovely people together

Sarthak and Florianne’s love story is one of our favourite kinds – college sweethearts separated through time and space find their happily-ever-after!

The happy couple met eight years ago while studying in the UK. After a year of being together, Florianne flew back to The Netherlands to finish her studies. So, in the next seven years of long-distance, their love only grew stronger over time. Their tale started in the UK and culminated in a multicultural grand Delhi wedding spread across The Leela Ambience and A Dot.

Don’t forget to scroll down to see their epic wedding trailer!

Part 1: Pre-Wedding

From the very first day, we could see how natural Sarthak and Florianne were with each other; an intimacy they built on years of love and trust. We shot their pre-wedding in the beautiful Taj Damdama. In fact, the pre-wedding gave them a chance to spend some alone time with each other; something they hadn’t had time for in the hustle-bustle of the wedding. And besides, we were only too happy to be unobtrusive, and get some lovely moments of them together.

Part 2: Sangeet night

The three-day wedding celebrations kicked off in the Leela Ambience with the “Neel-Angan” themed Sangeet ceremony.

Part 3: Mehendi and Cocktail

The next day began with a joyful Mehendi function in the afternoon followed by a kickass Cocktail event at A Dot’s Xs Club in the evening. Undoubtedly, Sarthak’s side of the family showed us that Punjabis know how to truly party! Obviously, Florianne’s family wasn’t going to be left far behind. After all, it was their daughter’s wedding celebration. The amazing singer Mika had everybody dancing to his tunes!

Part 4: Delhi Wedding

Sarthak and Florianne’s wedding ceremony was a beautifully carried out musical affair with Ameya Dabli’s soulful voice. Their loved ones came from around the world to see them get married. And we loved every moment of the wedding festivities and being a part of such an enthusiastic and fun family!

Watch Sarthak and Flo party with their families in what was one of Delhi’s most epic weddings this year!


The Wedding Makers

Venues: The Leela Ambience, Club Xs – A Dot by GNH
Wedding Planner: Evolve Weddings
Makeup: SP Eastland
Entertainment: Ameya Dabli (Wedding), Funky Boyz (Sangeet), Unplugged Band Peprico (Mehendi), Magician Shankar Bakshi (Mehendi, Cocktail), Mansheel Gujral (Cocktail), Mika Singh (Cocktail), Shillong Chambers (Wedding)
DJ: DJ Ajay Nautiyal (Cocktail)
Emcee: Sonam Negi
Bartenders: Indo Fusion Cocktail Services
Photography and Cinematography: Twogether Studios
Photography: Arjun Kartha, Nikhil Mishra, Nihareekaa Kaur, Sunil Gautam, Ronak Verma, Rohit Kason.
Cinematography: Ritesh Arora, Anmol Sharma, Mayank Mishra, Sameer.
Wedding Trailer editor:  Anmol Sharma

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Data Storage: Synology NAS+Seagate review

Data storage and management is no mean feat. And contrary to popular opinion, it takes up a huge part of the workflow in our studio. The work doesn’t just end when we click and deliver the photos. After that begins storing, backing-up, managing, organising and archiving all that data. And believe us, it’s a LOT of data. As you know, Indian weddings are full of rituals and go on for days and days! Which means that there’s loads of data to be handled. To give you an idea, we generate about 2-3TB of data per wedding. Let’s say we approximately shoot 30 weddings a year, that leaves us with 60-90 TB of data per year. Now with our tendency to store old data in case, a client needs it again, over the past ten years data management has been a huge pain-in-the-you-know-what.

Our old data storage workflow… and why it was flawed

We’ve already spoken in detail about the data storage workflow we follow in our studio. We back it up in three different mediums across two different locations. But this is something we have been doing for years and years. And of late, we have started to realise that we need a new system for data management and storage. Our old way works for sure, but it still renders some level of vulnerability to the data. Hard drives crash and fail, it’s just a question of when. It’s a hard truth we have to accept. And to be honest, it also gives way to a LOT of hard drives. We have about 70 hard drives of various capacities and lots of rotating pen drives. It’s a lot of hard drives and it’s a lot of work keeping them.

What are the available backup options

Choosing the right storage system can be a challenging process because of so many options available in the market today. We explored a lot of options while figuring out the one that would work best for us – Dropbox unlimited, private cloud, manual storage and backup (which is what we did), fire-safe vaults, NAS and more.

The case against cloud storage: The online storage seemed like a cost-effective and safe method but it didn’t work out for us in the long scheme of things. We did the math – even if we had a fast internet connection, say 100MBPS, which is as good as it goes theoretically, it would still take DAYS for data from one wedding to get backed up. And while it’s possible to do it, it’s still a painfully long and manually intensive process. One system would always need to be online, monitored by someone and if it failed or stopped in between, then we start all over again. Also, even if we were able to do it manually, most Indian internet connections have a fair usage policy, and so after a few weddings the speed would fall down and we would be back to square one. let’s say for argument’s sake that we were able to upload all the data we have ever owned onto the cloud, downloading it again if we ever need it would be a pain.

To add to the above, the time it takes to upload data doesn’t only depend on our internet speeds. A lot of cloud storage servers have painfully slow speeds and if the server’s speed is slow, then we’re stuck again with loads of data to back up.

What we needed

Well, the two biggest things we wanted to rid ourselves off of is the data vulnerability in hard drives and the hoarding of those said drives. Data is our biggest capital and keeping it safe our biggest priority. But we also wanted a system where all the data was kept in one place without the fear of loss or mismanagement. And to add to it, we needed a process that was faster and less time-consuming than what cloud storage could give us.

Data sharing with the team was also a huge hassle before. Anytime we needed to share a document, video or a photo, we had to move it through hard drives. If one photographer was working on culling a wedding-set, another on editing and a third on the album, a hard drive had to be passed on every time we wanted the process to move ahead. Version control was a nightmare. Also, only one person could work on it at a time. And sure, we have Dropbox and Google drive systems set up for sharing data, but with the amount of data we have, we need to upgrade their storage capacities very often. That’s neither cost-effective nor efficient. Furthermore, the Dropbox and Google drive sharing is good for smaller files, and perhaps even a few GB’s but not for larger data. So we needed a better system of storing and sharing data.

The case for a NAS: So when Synology and Seagate came to us with a solution, we jumped at the chance of exploring something new and efficient for our workflow. We’ve always known about NAS but always hesitated at the chance of exploring its system of storage. But there was nothing to worry about really, once we understood how it worked, it made total sense! It ticked off all the boxes in our list – our data was as safe as it could get, everything was in one place and the transfer rate was much faster.

Before we dive into how NAS has made our workflow more efficient and how we have integrated it into our studio workflow, let’s talk about what it actually is.

What is NAS?

The full form of NAS is simple – “Network Attached Storage”. And this gives you a basic idea of what it constitutes. It’s basically a pile of hard drives in one storage system connected to your computer (home or office) network. One can access files on the NAS through a computer, tablet, or smartphone over the Internet or a local network. NAS runs autonomously as it uses its own CPU and memory to manage storage. The NAS acts as a central storage hub through which multiple computers can access files.

What do you need for installing a NAS system

A NAS is a part of a networking ecosystem (something we didn’t realise until more tech-savvy people turned their noses up at us!). For a NAS to work efficiently, you need a fast network infrastructure to back it up. Till now, we were working with the regular WIFI that the default internet router came with. This turned out to be painfully slow, so we started reading up – and assuming you are a team of multiple photographers and editors, each with a work computer of your own, this is what you’ll need to set up a NAS in hour home or office environment.

#1 A Gigabit router: This is the newest type of router, and provides much higher data read and write speeds than regular routers. In fact, there is even talk of a ten-gigabit router, but that’s still something we need to try.

#2 A Gigabit network switch: A switch is a network device that divides network traffic equally in all directions. You need this because your typical router comes with limited ports – and you’ll need more than the 3-4 that are included.

#3 CAT 6/7 ethernet cables for all systems accessing it: The last link in the chain, a good quality network cable will ensure high speeds throughout (and work much faster than accessing data over a WIFI network).

How using NAS makes life simpler in a photography studio

#1 Master Data Back-Up

NAS is a one-point storage system. It eliminates the need for triple back-ups because this one system serves it all. So there’s no redundancy of data in multiple drives. We don’t need it because our data is pretty safe in there, but we still maintain another back-up in a regular hard drive at a different location because we’re paranoid about data loss. It is, after all, our most important capital.

#2 Central File Server

All our working files – documents, PDF’s, jpegs, video files, project files, presentations, and any other files are all saved in the central server. This acts just like a Google drive – anything we need to share with a colleague, we transfer on to the central server. So anyone in our company can access the files through our private server and it has led to greater collaboration between our employees. We no longer need to pass around pen drives and hard drives or run the risk of losing or mismanaging data. NAS has made our inter-office data sharing very convenient. We can also assign user permissions to certain folders so that we don’t cross wires between each other, every person has access to data related to their department.

#3 Master Private Server for all our Photo Data

The NAS also serves as a private central server for all our photo data. Instead of the files being passed around on a drive from the person who culls images, to the photo editor and then the album designer, all the raw files sit safely at one place on the server. Each person working on those files can access them directly from the server and there’s no risk of data mismanagement. And what’s more, Lightroom can directly access the raw files from the server and we don’t need to connect hard drives or copy the files on our system. So when one person finishes their work, the next person can pick up where it was left off without any hassles.

#4 Client Delivery

NAS has also changed the way we deliver to clients. Delivering high-resolution photos and videos to clients has definitely been a challenge because of their large size. Drive links expire or eventually, because of storage space limitations we have to delete some data to make room for more. But with the NAS, now we can share files of any size in any part of the world sitting on our private server. The client gets a direct private link for download.

#5 Automated Daily Backup of Work Files

We not only get the benefit of having our work files safe on our server, but also periodic back-up of the work-in-progress projects. With NAS, there is a built-in snapshot feature that automatically takes a copy of the files and projects we’re working on. So in case your system or your software crashes or hangs up before our work is saved, which happens more often than we all would like, you have a version of the project saved up on the server and can pick up right where you left off. Currently, we’re using Apple’s brilliant Time Machine back-up system in conjunction with our NAS. The back-up system is automatic and the data sits safely on our server.

#6 Remote access and uploading data in the field

Once the files are on the NAS server, we can access them from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. And the reverse is true as well. We can even upload files on the NAS through an internet connection when on a shoot. That way we don’t have to worry about data loss or hard drive malfunction on the field and we have two back-ups – one on the field hard drive and one on the NAS back home.

Add-on Packages

Synology comes with a robust app-store of sorts called add-on packages that extend the functionality of the NAS. You can download and install the packages that you specifically want according to your needs. There are a lot of packages available of which we have the Photo Station, File Station and Synology Drive Server installed on our NAS. As we write this, we are exploring more packages that can aid us and help make our workflow easier and better. We’re also scoping out the option of installing the Surveillance Station package to allow back-up and other services for our in-office security camera system. You can check out the packages and know more about what functions each of them offers on Synology’s website.

Choosing the right NAS and the right hard disk to go with it

There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing the NAS station. The good folks at Synology helped us figure out the DiskStation most suitable for our work. We have a DS1019+ DiskStation with 5 hard drives of 8TB capacity each. Choosing the right partner for the drives was a no brainer. We use the Seagate Ironwolf drives and we trust them to keep our data safe. The NAS also allows you to scale up. As the amount of data you need to warehouse grows, you can increase the storage capacity of the drives.

Now if you’ve ever looked at getting a NAS system for your office, you must have come across the term “RAID”. What is it? Well, we had to spend some time ourselves to understand what it means in general and what it means for the storage system we wanted to implement. And here’s a quick explainer.

RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks): The NAS is a connected system of hard drives and is susceptible to fail like any other even though the chances are minor. This is where it’s RAID system comes in.  There are two kinds that you need to understand – RAID 1 and RAID 5.

What RAID 1 does is mirrors the disks. So if you have 4 hard drives in your NAS system, two would be exact copies of the other two. While this does give you back up, it renders half of your storage space unusable because the other two drives are just mirroring the data you copy on the main two drives.

RAID 5 works a little differently though – it distributes data across multiple hard drives to protect the said data in case of a hard drive failure. Let’s say, one of the four hard drives fails, the other three have the ability to rebuild and recover the files from the damaged hard drive. This gives you three drives worth of storage space.

We have the Synology Hybrid RAID with data protection for one drive fault tolerance. So if one of the five hard drives fails, the other four will work to recover and rebuild the lost data. That gives us about 29.08TB of usable storage out of 40.

Should you get a NAS?

Our two cents? Yes, absolutely. If you’re a company with huge amounts of data inflow and outflow and have a lot of inter-office sharing required, you should definitely set up a system. But remember that it won’t be cost-effective if you own at most, 3-4GBs of data at any point in time. The NAS is built for larger data storage. And it has changed the way we keep our data for the better. For a photography studio our size that deals with huge amounts of data every day, it’s a necessity.

Any questions regarding data storage or the NAS? We’ll be happy to help you out!

Disclaimer: This post has been written in association with Synology and Seagate but the opinions are strictly our own.

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How we got the shot: In action

A quick look at some of our images and deets on how we got the shot

Creating beautiful and everlasting images for our couples and families is what we do. No matter what the situation or circumstance, it is THE job. Whether it’s a ritual we’ve shot a hundred times before like the chooda ceremony, haldi or the baraat or an emotional moment like the vidaai where we have to be extremely sensitive while taking a photograph, no matter the situation, it’s on us to create distinctive images every time. It’s the perspective of the photographer that makes the mundane extraordinary.

Even when you get a gorgeous location or a grand entry with fireworks, you have to be at the right place and the right time with the right camera and settings to get that shot. And if we know one thing about Indian weddings, it’s that things are often chaotic and unpredictable. How we get that perfect image is through a presence of mind, a good knowledge of our cameras and the ability to adapt quickly to changing situations. In one of our previous posts, we took you behind the scenes of some of our images and spoke about what we did to get the final result. In this post, we are going to do the same. We will talk about a few of the images we have captured over the past few months and tell you how we got there.

Starry Entry

Paayal and Samir made a point to enter big in all of their wedding functions, but this one on their reception night took the cake! We knew there would be fireworks because as all good wedding photographers should, we already had a discussion with the wedding planners and the couple beforehand to know about any big planned moments. But the key was to get the fireworks, the people and the dancing couple all together in one frame at the right moment. We waited until Paayal and Samir had passed all the fireworks so that it would make for a fantastic background and not distract from the couple. And then it was just a matter of getting the right expressions in the frame.

How we got the shot: Shot by Arjun Kartha on Fujifilm XT3 with an 8-16mm lens at 8mm f/3.2, shutter speed 1/400 sec and ISO 2500.

A change of perspective

Indian bride kaleera

We have shot this ritual many many times before. And it usually goes the same way – the bride stands while her unmarried friends/sisters kneel down and wait for a piece of kaleera to fall on them. Sanya decided to stand on a chair to perform the ritual, so the top-down shot wasn’t an option. And that gave us a reason to try something different. The photographer, Nikhil, decided it would be a good idea to turn the camera upwards and capture the moment from the point of view of the person on whom the kaleera might fall. And that gave us this amazing image!

How we got the shot: Shot by Nikhil Mishra on Nikon D850 with a 14-24 lens at 14mm f/2.8, ISO 320 and shutter speed 1/1000 sec.

Men in action

Arjun’s baraat was different from the ones we’ve shot in the sense that there was no horse or a carriage. He was walking along with his family and friends during the procession. Now we all know that a thousand things are going on during a baraat. There are so many things happening that it’s hard to keep track of who’s who and where. Which is where the keen eye of our photographer Paras came in. He noticed this incredible moment where the groom, his friend and the dholwala made for a perfect frame.

How we got the shot: Shot by Paras Batra on Nikon D4 with a 24-70 lens at 24mm f/2.8, shutter speed 1/160sec and ISO 500.

Flower Shower

Varsha’s haldi ceremony was followed by a colourful holi party with family and friends. There was so much chaos and running around that it was near impossible to plan anything. But like we have said a lot, it’s important to keep your eyes and ears open during a wedding. We saw a plate of colours and flower petals and anticipated that Varsha was going to twirl around with the plate. So we got our cameras ready, picked a spot and waited for it to happen. And voila! We have a beautiful image of our bride.

How we got the shot: Shot by Nikhil Mishra on Nikon D850 with a 24-70 lens at 24mm f/2.8, shutter speed 1/2000 sec and ISO 80.

Tearful Farewell

Vidaais are incredibly emotional affairs in Indian weddings. And it’s important to be respectful of the family’s emotions while also making sure that we capture the story. Sanya’s vidaai was a very emotionally charged affair with everyone crying because their beloved daughter was saying goodbye. When she hugged her father just outside their home, this shot was captured. We had already anticipated this moment, now we just had to decide the framing, composition, focus, lighting and all of that. Our photographer decided to focus on the anguish of the bride and so he killed all the other ambient light except for the bokeh in the background. The focus on just the bride’s face and cutting out on other distracting elements makes this image more powerful.

How we got the shot: Shot by Nikhil Mishra on Nikon D850 with a 35mm lens at f/1.8, ISO 800 and shutter speed 1/500 sec.

It’s always a challenge to create something new and unique at a wedding and one that we welcome happily. Nothing gets our creative juices flowing like the drive to create special images for our couples and their families. If there are any other images you would like us to go into detail, please comment and let us know! We would also love to hear your behind-the-scenes stories!

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Mother’s Day Contest Winner Photoshoot

This Mother’s Day we had announced a photoshoot giveaway, in association with Designer Events and a bunch of talented artists, for one special mother-daughter duo. All they had to do was follow a few simple steps. We asked the participants to post a picture of a special moment with their mothers with a caption. And we’re happy to announce that Aanya won that special photoshoot for her and her Mom. Her caption “Still not prettier than her’, really won our hearts!

We had the pleasure of having both of them in our studio for the said photo shoot a few days ago. And it’s safe to say that we’re super happy with the results as well!

Both of them looked gorgeous in the outfits styled by Devnaagri. The jewellery by Raabta by Rahul completely complimented the clothes. And of course, Jasmeet Kapany‘s brilliant skills completed their look for the shoot. The Designer Events Inc had organised a beautiful set-up in our garden that we couldn’t wait to shoot in.

Our plan was to capture some light-hearted, fun moments between Anya and her Mom. Though shy in front of the camera at first, Aanya’s Mom was a pro at it pretty soon. We got some pretty enchanting pictures of the duo in the garden set-up. The light was perfect and the vibrant clothes only added to the charm of it all.

After the outdoor shoot, we moved into our studio for the second part of the shoot. The intention here was to give them timeless portraits that they could frame and keep forever. And the Godox lights definitely helped us achieve it. We got some marvellous portraits of the mother-daughter.


The shoot was styled by these amazing artists:

Make-up by Jasmeet Kapany
Jewellery by Raabta by Rahul
Outfit by Devnaagri
Decor set up by Designer Events Inc

Pre-wedding Phuket sunset couple shoot

Him and I | A Phuket Destination Pre-Wedding Story

The story of an awesome couple in love taking Phuket by storm

When we spoke to Sanya and Aman about their pre-wedding a few months ago, they were sure that they wanted something casual and real. And after spending a little time with them, we knew that it was going to be amazing! They had a playful chemistry and were very comfortable with each other. After all, they’d been together for more than ten years!

Pre-wedding couple shoot
Pre-wedding couple shoot

The two days in Phuket with these two was almost like a vacation with friends. We followed the two around Phuket as they roamed on the streets of Phuket Old Town, danced in Illuzion, took a ride in the famous Tuk-Tuk’s, hugged a tiger, and saw the beautiful sunset in Patong beach.

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Pre-wedding couple shoot in Phuket.
Pre-wedding couple shoot in Phuket.
Pre-wedding couple shoot in Phuket.
Pre-wedding couple shoot in Phuket.
Pre-wedding couple shoot in Phuket's Big Buddha.
Pre-wedding Phuket sunset couple shoot
Pre-wedding Phuket sunset couple shoot
Pre-wedding Phuket sunset couple shoot
Pre-wedding Phuket sunset couple shoot

What was interesting was that the majority of the shoot was not precisely planned or strictly scripted, as is the case with pre-wedding shoot sometimes. We just let the two be, and what we got was a couple in love having the time of their lives.

Pre-wedding couple shoot in Phuket.
Pre-wedding couple shoot in Phuket.

So gear up, and watch Sanya and Aman’s retro style VHS story “Him and I” as they take over Phuket with their sizzling chemistry!

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An Assam Destination Wedding Story| Samarth+Tanvi

A beautiful destination wedding in Tinsukia

Love has no timeline or limitations. For someone, it takes just one look and sometimes it may take a few conversations. But when it’s meant to be, love always finds its way.

Tanvi was absolutely awestruck the first time she met Samarth. He, on the other hand, had no clue that Tanvi would be the girl he would end up marrying. But her softness soon won him over and his heart sang for her.

Their families couldn’t be happier with their decision of spending a life together. Tanvi and her mother-in-law spent so much time talking that Samarth joked that they knew each other better than him. Although Tanvi’s family were sorrowful at the thought of their cherished daughter going away, they were equally happy that she had found the perfect partner and a loving family. Everyone from Samarth’s parents to his sister was delighted to have a charming daughter-in-law and couldn’t wait for her to be a part of their family.

They had a super crazy haldi ceremony followed by a lovely sangeet where Samarth sang for Tanvi while our shy bride blushed and smiled. The duo made promises for life in a beautiful ceremony in Tinsukia, Assam amongst their closest family and friends.

Watch Samantha and Tanvi make promises to spend forever as one in a beautiful wedding in Tinsukia, Assam.

Forever as One ~ Tanvi & Samarth Wedding Trailer from Twogether Studios on Vimeo.

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This is an Assam Destination Wedding Photography Story. As Indian wedding photographers, we have had the opportunity to travel to many wonderful places in India like DelhiGoaJaipurUdaipurMahabalipuramRanchiMussooriePuneKochi and so on. Weddings have even taken us overseas to beautiful destination wedding photography spots like Brooklyn New YorkKrabi, Malaysia, Langkawi, Kaula Lampur, Thailand, Hua Hin etc. Read each Indian Candid Wedding Photography story to know how it all happened!