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Vinny and Salima Wedding Ceremony

A few months ago we went to Palm Springs to photograph the engagement of Vinny and Salima. This past weekend we wereView full post »

Los Angeles Speaking Engagement

The week after the Knot Gala in New York I was in Los Angeles speaking on The Knot’s Pro Panel. It was a full day atView full post »

The Knot Gala at New York Public Library

I left for New York to attend the annual Knot Gala which was held at the New York Public Libary. As one of the Top 100View full post »

West Palm Beach

I recently took a couple days to travel to West Palm Beach to do a site tour for Saumya’s upcoming wedding at theView full post »

Diya and Sameer Wedding

Being of different faiths Diya and Sameer had two ceremonies the same day. The first of their ceremonies was to honorView full post »

Diya and Sameer wedding – Baraat

Diya and Sameer started off their wedding day with an epic Baraat in the San Diego bay. Sameer, along with hisView full post »

Palm Springs get away in Phera

Last week I took a trip to Palm Springs. It is such a fun get away it is really close to Orange County and the weatherView full post »

Michelle and Anik Engagement

Michelle and Anik are such a fun loving couple. We had such a great time together and it really shows in theirView full post »

Diya’s Haldi

The haldi ceremony is one of my favorite pre wedding events. It is always filled with fun and laughter. So what is aView full post »

San Francisco Engagement

San Francisco is one of my favorite US cities. Filled with rich history and beautiful buildings it is aView full post »

A day in downtown Los Angeles with Nina

Do you remember the wedding that we photographed on the East Coast of Nina and Sam. Nina was visiting Los Angeles for aView full post »

Sami and Anjana wedding – Part III

In our third and final installment of Sami and Anjana’s wedding we get to see highlights from their reception.View full post »

Sami and Anjana wedding – Part II

If you haven’t seen the first part of Anjana and Sami’s wedding click here to view their morning photosView full post »

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 »

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