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15

Aug

Gwalior, MP, 2011.

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Yours truly takes a leadership position…


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… and shows the boys how it’s done.


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Daily decisions play out at a wedding. She beckons him to quit smoking and join her on the dancefloor.


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Clearly, Bittoo is in a world of his own…


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… while aunty finds hers.


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She says it with flowers, and before you know it, they’re married. It all happened so quickly (2 days flat)


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With the affectionate gaze of the whole town fully upon them, the newlyweds can walk home to a new beginning. Needless to say, they live happily ever after…


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… AFTER clearing the field for any landmines, of course.

Visit India Comes Together for more Indian wedding documentary photography. Watch out for emotional landmines.

13

Aug

Chennai, TN, 2010

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Start the day with sumptuous breakfast at a serene location.


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That déjà vu moment.


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Maamis, chitthis, athais, and periyammas (all of which mean ‘aunt’ in Tamil) lend their helping hands.


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The bride gets some precious alone time.


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Rushing to get to ceremony #219.

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I always did suspect priests to connive with the devil.


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Karma says the day that begins with Face Stuffing is bound to end with Face Stuffing.

Visit India Comes Together for more Indian wedding documentary photography from Boston to Bangalore, Bahrain to Baluchistan. I wish there were Indians in Baluchistan.