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And we’re back!

We are finally updating our blog after a long time but because of a very valid reason. We recently became parents to a beautiful and healthy baby boy and have been engrossed in taking care of his every little whim and fancy. We also covered a South Asian wedding recently, a first for us. Sandhya & Rishikesh got married on Nov. 19th, 2010 in a ceremony seeped in tradition which showcased the vibrant South Indian culture.  Even though we covered the wedding from 8am onwards, the bride and groom were up since 5am for all the various rituals that lead up to the actual wedding ceremony.

And here’s the wedding slideshow of Sandhya and Rishikesh’s South Indian wedding!

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Weather has always played an important role for photographers specializing in wedding photography; outdoor portrait sessions do turn out to be more pleasant with Mother Nature’s cooperation and some sunshine. Then, there are days when one has to go against all odds to get the job. On May 28th, 2010, in the middle of a heavy downpour, we shot the wedding of Karen and Joost at the San Francisco City Hall.

As the wedding ceremony and reception was a small yet elegant affair, the couple decided to do the portrait session at some beautiful locations around the city. The day started off at the Legion of Honor, a museum displaying a collection of ancient and European art with breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge; when not enveloped in dense fog that is. After the museum we headed off to the oldest San Francisco landmark: The Palace of Fine Arts. An artistic wonder built after 1906, The Palace of Fine Arts served as a stunning background for the couple as it was fenced off for renovations at the time and there was nary a visitor in sight.

The San Francisco City Hall is a favorite among couples looking for a quick civil ceremony to bind them in Holy Matrimony. The historic architecture inside and out has served the community for more than eighty years. The wedding ceremony for Karen and Joost was held at the fourth floor gallery, a serene and cozy place filled with sunlight coming through a huge window above. We observed on Karen and Joost’s special day that no matter how big the venue is, nothing compares to the intimacy of sharing a precious moment in life in the company of friends and loved ones at the San Francisco City Hall. Even with the weather not being on our side, it turned out to be a perfect day after all!

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On a warm day in May, at the beautiful  private residence of the Janzens in Fresno, California, we captured the wonderful wedding of Antoinette and Uthman Nkosi. Apart from family and friends, an entourage of bridesmaids and groomsmen witnessed sweet vows being exchanged by the couple and the emergence of the newly married Mr. and Mrs. Lockett.

As the couple is from the East Coast, the only interaction we had with them earlier was a telephonic conversation and an exchange of e-mails afterwards. So, it was a pleasure to meet both Antoinette and Nkosi for the first time on their wedding day; a day filled with many exuberant moments which were documented by us. The venue, with its many gardens, gave us a lot of creative freedom and served as an inspiration for the photo shoot.

Hats off to StarEvents who worked flawlessly to make the whole event a delightful affair.









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We had the opportunity to cover our very first wedding for our good friends Ida and Mahir. A day of celebration but a lifetime of memories is what weddings are all about. As photographers, we have the difficult job of preserving those memories that will last forever.

Held at a golf club, the Reserves at Spanos Park in Stockton, CA, Ida and Mahir charming wedding took place on an overcast windy day that was filled with fun laughter and moments of sheer joy.  We not only had a wonderful time capturing their special moment but enjoyed the company of friends and family. Enjoy the pictures!















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