It was a cold yet sunny Sunday morning, when I drove down to Brighton to document the wedding of Sita and Yogesh at the Hilton Metropole. The day started with a few “getting ready” shots. As we had a few minutes to spare, we went to the beach for a few portraits of the bride before heading back to the Hotel. In the Clarence suite of the Hotel, took place the Puja and Mandvo Ropan ceremonies with the bride and her family. While Sita went for a change of outfits, it was time to see the groom arrive to the sound of Dhol drummers. Have I ever mentioned how much I love the sound of Dhol drummers? Well I love it – they add a real sense of party and excitement to the day and it was lovely to see also the reactions of the passers by as Yogi waked toward the Hotel where he was greeted by Sita’s family.
The main ceremony (which is in fact a few different small ceremonies) then took place also in the Clarence Suite with some very nice and emotional moments including a short speech from Sita’s mum. After the ceremony, we went outside for a few portraits! I compliment both the bride and groom for their strength in resisting the cold, it was a chilly Sunday afternoon but with gorgeous light that made for some lovely portraits (even if I say so myself).
Sita and Yogi looked really happy and I really had a blast spending a few minutes with them. Sita looked stunning in her outfit and her eyes and smile just showed how happy she was! Yogi was really funny and he looked really elegant! – I think that their portrait pictures clearly show how happy they both were on the day!
After a lovely lunch, there were still a few ceremonies and games before the traditional leaving ceremony. It was a really beautiful day and I really enjoyed capturing this special day for both the bride and groom. The festivities were following on the next weekend in Germany and I am sure that had a fantastic time there also!
Below are a few of my favourite images of the day – I hope that you like them! I would love to hear from you at the end of this blog post, please feel free to leave me or the bride and groom a comment. Thanks for reading!
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The pictures are absolutely beautiful and we have been watching the slideshow over and over on our HD TV. Despite keeping yourself in the background during the wedding you have managed to capture the uniqueness of the day as well as the rollercoster of emotions of everyone involved! Each time there was an important turn of events you were present to capture the moment. You have done an incredible job!Your pictures are wonderfully natural and represent the atmosphere of the day exactly the way we felt it.
Not only are you a brilliant photographer, but also a lovely and genuine person! It was a pleasure having you as our photographer and capture these precious moments that will help us remember our special day forever.