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Sami and Anjana wedding – Part I

Anjana and Sami held their wedding in the downtown area of San Diego at the historic THE US GRANT Hotel. With colors ofView full post »

A morning in Chicago

We are very fortunate that we get to travel to photograph weddings. This past weekend we spent in ChicagoView full post »

Featured in South Asian Bride Magazine

We are so thrilled to have our photography featured in the annual issue of South Asian Bride Magazine. Below are theView full post »

Behind the Scenes Video Jaipur, India – Part 3 of 3

The third and final installment of our epic photo adventure with Nina and Sam. In Part One of our three part series weView full post »

Behind the Scenes Video Jaipur, India – Part 2 of 3

This is our second of three videos from our adventure in Jaipur, India. If you have not already seen the First VideoView full post »

Behind the Scenes Video Jaipur, India – Part 1 of 3

It has been over a year since I traveled to India to photograph the engagement of Nina Vaswani and Sam Patel. We metView full post »

Island Hotel Newport Beach

A colorful inspiration with off the shoulder bridal looks for a summer time wedding at the Island Hotel in NewportView full post »

Braja Mandala featured in Novelty Bride Magazine

Braja Mandala has recently been featured in the current issue of Novelty Bride Magazine. Braja shares her insight andView full post »

Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Wedding

A behind the scenes look of Braja Mandala capturing photos Monica and Vishnu’s destination wedding in Malibu,View full post »

US Grant Hotel Wedding Part II

Day two of Megan and Nates wedding was celebrating Nate’s Jewish heritage. Their wedding ceremony was anView full post »

US Grant Hotel Indian Wedding Part I

Megan and Nate had a two day fusion wedding. The first day was celebrating Megan’s Hindu faith. One of myView full post »

San Diego Engagement Session

Anjana and Sami’s travel themed engagement session was such a fun day. We met at a private airport in San DiegoView full post »

Los Angeles Engagement

Los Angeles is such a great city it has everything from world famous museums to great places to eat and drink. Ami andView full post »

The Bespoke Guide is Here

The Bespoke Guide to Indian Weddings is here! I received a phone call from a dear friend of mine asking me all of theView full post »

Palm Springs Engagement

Palm Springs is always a great get a way destination with beautiful mountains surrounding the city and retroView full post »

Braja Mandala Named “One Of The 100 Most Inspiring People for 2017” by The Knot Magazine

I am truly honored to be named as “One Of The 100 Most Inspiring People For 2017” by the KnotView full post »

Los Angeles Engagement

Engagement photo sessions are always a great way for us to get to know our clients better and get some great images forView full post »

AJ and Snigdha’s San Francisco Wedding

Prior to Snigdha Garise and Ajay Nagdev wedding and reception we took some time out of our day to take photos aroundView full post »

Nina and Sam’s Destination Wedding Part III

We are continuing with the final blog post of Nina and Sam’s wedding. Our first post featured their morningView full post »

Nina and Sam’s Destination Wedding Part II

Continuing from Part I where we showed some of our favorite pics from Nina and Sam’s wedding morning, portraitView full post »

Nina and Sam’s Destination Wedding Part I

Remember Nina and Sam’s epic India engagement session? Well, they just tied the knot. We flew to Boston toView full post »

Marina Del Rey Engagement

I love it when my clients are not afraid to step outside of the box. Especially for their engagement session, when weView full post »

Photo shoot with Frontier Heritage

I am a girl who loves clothes, shoes and all things pretty. We have photographed clothing from Frontier HeritageView full post »

Feature in Harpers Bazaar Bride India

We woke up this morning to find out that the wedding of Aishya and Rohan that we photographed had been published inView full post »

4 Seasons Westlake Village Reception

In our previous post we shared with you the wedding at the 4 Seasons Westlake Village. Today we wanted to share withView full post »

Photo shoot with Gopi Skirts by Radhika

Being a long time vegitarian cow protection has played an important part in my life. We recently teamed up with GopiView full post »

4 Seasons Westlake Village Wedding

Seasons Westlake Village is a place we love to photograph. The grounds with the rose garden and the sprawlingView full post »

The Phoenician Resort, AZ – wedding

Allisha and AK had such a fun sangeet. If you haven’t seen their photos yet be sure to check out our previousView full post »

The Phoenician Resort, AZ – Sangeet

Allisha and AK although living in New York wanted to have a destination wedding for their family and friends. TheyView full post »

Our visit to Mumbai India

Mumbai is a really special place to me. It is where my guru, Radhanath Swami, runs his temple. I have been to MumbaiView full post »

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