Here we take a look at some of the best wedding photographers in the business. Most of them have been doing photography for several years and have the required experience (and the right team) to deliver the pest pictures of your wedding.
An elegant wedding album is the souvenir and reminder of your special day, a touchstone of memories and good feeling. so you definitely want the best man/woman to do the job.
These talented wedding photographers take the time to understand your needs/tastes & have the technical expertise to deliver excellent photos that will stay with you forever.
Here’s a list of the best wedding photographers (they also do other styles of photography though).
Dev Purbiya: An IIT graduate-turned-full-time-photographer, Dev was nominated in “behind the scenes” category in the “Wedding photographer of the year” (2010) contest conducted by Better Photography magazine. He’s one of the more sought after wedding photographers in the country.
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/DevPhotography
Shreya Sen: Shreya trained to be a psychologist but her passion was always photography. Shreya always aims to film a wedding like a story, where the viewers would want to keep coming back to. She says, “I love weddings where there’s lots of love and energy in the air or ones where a lot of thought has been put into everything from the bridal trousseau to the décor.” Shreya has assisted renowned fashion photographer R. Burman, and does weddings in India as well as abroad.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/shreyasenphotography
Shades Photography: Run by the husband & wife duo – Ashwin & Jhalak. Ashwin is a film school grad from Vancouver Film School, Canada, whereas Jhalak has been an artist since childhood and has always been attracted towards colors and beauty. As a team, they offer creative, candid, non-traditional and contemporary wedding photography.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Shadesphotography
The Photo Diary (Monisha Ajgaonkar): Monisha is a student of JJ School of Arts (Mumbai) and has earlier worked with Bombay Times and as a freelance photographer for several prominent magazines. Her love for Candid Photography make her focus more on Wedding Photography now.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/thephotodiary3
Bharat Mirchandani: A commerce graduate, Bharat started as a street photographer and went on to work as an advertising photographer for 20 years, shooting for some of Mumbai’s best agencies. He also teaches photography in various media institutes. Bharat has been doing wedding photography since 2008.
Ram Bherwani: Ram started his photography career assisting India’s leading fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani, before branching out on his own. Ram himself is a fashion photographer but is a pro when it comes to celebrity weddings. He has shot the weddings of celebrities like Karisma Kapoor and Sunjay Kapur, Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna, Vivek Oberoi. Ram’s portfolio also includes weddings within high-profile families, such as that of Ashni Biyani (Kishore Biyani’s daughter), Amit Bhosale (son of Avinash Bhosale), and more. The grandest wedding that Ram has shot was in Suncity, South Africa, which was a Rs. 100-crore wedding.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/rambherwaniweddings
Tejes: Into wedding photographing since 2009, Tejes’ style revolves around the couple’s vision of their big day. Today, Tejes does weddings in India as well as overseas.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/tejesnayakphotography
Camera Crew (Rajesh Dembla) (Camera Crew): With over two decades of experience in photography, Camera Crew offers all services relating to wedding photography and filming.
Studiofinearts: Headed by Sunil Nichani and with several years of experience in the photography & video industry, Studiofinearts offers a wide range of photography/videography services for any wedding.
Photosynthesis: An initiative by Aditi & Dev, Photosynthesis has become a popular name in wedding photography and today they do weddings in India as well as abroad.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/photosynthesisphotographyservices
Vrutika Doshi: Vrutika loves owning cameras, both new and vintage and is an expert in lifestyle, fashion and wedding photography. She says that every new shot brings with it new challenges.
Robin Saini: Robin is basically a Marketing Professional who ventured into wedding photography. The husband-wife duo have captured many home town and destination weddings and the majority of their clients are NRIs. They recently launched ‘Robin Saini Films’ where they produce cinematic films and offer Candid Photography, Cinematic Films and Traditional Photography + Videography (on demand).
Ranjan Zingade (RZ Photography): Ranjan is an experienced photographer who has been working in this field for several years. Ranjan loves capturing the joy and happiness at weddings
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/ranjan.zingade
Navdeep Soni Photography: Navdeep is an accomplished wedding photographer whose style of photography is a blend of documentary and artistry, where people are candid, relaxed and at their best.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/NavdeepPhotography
Cimmaron Singh: She’s one of the very few women photographers in India who has a great portfolio of work and is also extremely busy. She was the only photographer present at Saif Ali Khan’s and Kareena Kapoor’s dawat-e-walima (reception) hosted by Sharmila Tagore, which was a private, and elegant celebration with close friends and family. Cimmaron says, “When you view a wedding celebration through a lens, you are forced to pay attention to the finer details—from the invites, décor, gifts, food, clothes and jewellery to all the arrangements that took months of planning.”
Facebook page: facebook.com/cimmaron.photography
Avantika Meattle: Avantika has done still photography for films and has shot for movies like Umrao Jaan, Saawariya, Dostana, Kidnap and Salaam-e-Ishq. But her first love was portraiture and wedding photography because of which she shifted her base to Delhi. Avantika says, “It’s my luck that clients rely on me to find the moments that capture the essence of the day”
Knot Just Pictures: Its very rare to see two friends partner together, especially in photography.
Friends Prashant Bhardwaj and Manmeet Singh share similar interests and have known each other for more than a decade, capturing moments and action on the streets while travelling all over the world.
Prashant says, “Manmeet and I have different styles and approaches, but we complement each other well.” KnotJustPictures brings candid street-style photography to weddings.
Facebook page: facebook.com/KnotJustPictures
Atul Pratap Chauhan Photography: While filming Weddings is his forte, his other interests and expertise lie in Food, Travel, Interior and Architecture. At weddings he loves to capture the drama, emotions and smiles; Atul has been a part of several destination weddings across exotic locations in India and abroad.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Wedding-Day-Wedding-Photojournalism/111846008852814
Vinayak Das and Snigdha Sheel (Photo Tantra): Vinayak Das and Snigdha Sheel were perhaps the first husband and wife team in India to start shooting Indian weddings. Vinayak confesses that he’s a self-taught photographer, and loves travelling to new destinations, especially to experience varied cultures and also to meet interesting people. The team had photographed the wedding of Hollywood actor Kunal Nayyar and former Miss India Neha Kapur, which was set in various farmhouses at the President’s Estate and Delhi. Their photographic style is a mix of photojournalism and glamour photography. Besides India, the team has also done shoots at various foreign destinations.
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/phototantra
Rishabh’s clients are those who want their big day to be documented uniquely, and who understand the importance of moments instead of just faces. Other than photography, he also offers wedding films, in which again he tries to break the norm of the traditional wedding videos.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RishPhotography
The Creative Lens: Run by the husband wife duo of Shweta Mukherjee and Soumak Mukhopadhyay, ‘The Creative Lens’ today offers wide range of Wedding photography and videography services. Though they are based in Delhi NCR, the duo have photographed weddings in different cities across India.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/thecreativelens
Andrew Adams: Andrew is a Canadian photojournalist who is based in India now. With his combined passion for Travel, Photography and South Asian Culture, he has photographed weddings all over India and abroad. Andrew has a fascination for South Asian Culture in Indian Weddings; his photography style is candid wherein the true story of each wedding is documented. Like many, Andrew is also at times awed by the lavishness of some Indian weddings. “Recently a family had the Cirque du Soleil from Montreal flown down to perform at the circus-themed sangeet,” says Andrew Adams.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/kathaimages
Bharath Srinivasan: Besides photographing weddings, Bharath also specializes in Architecture & Product Photography. Bharath has a team of videographers and photographers to cover traditional photography and videography too.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/bp.official
Gaurav is passionate about candid photography, and has an impressive arsenal of cameras and lenses and several candid photography assignments under his belt. Gaurav is based in Delhi and travels all across the country for his assignments.
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/IDontSayCheeseCom
Diptish (Kolkata Wedding Tales):
Starting from street photography and portraits, Diptish gradually ventured into wedding photography which he enjoyed the most- and soon he took up Candid Wedding Photography professionally. Kolkata Wedding Tales specializes in both traditional and candid photography services.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/kolkataweddingtales
Samik Ghosh (Jonak Photography):
Samik enjoys dabbling in all styles of photographs from candid to intimate portraits for couples looking to capture some treasured moments.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Jonak.Photo
Sephi Bergerson (FotoWala):
Sephi is an award winning international documentary and lifestyle photographer specializing in destination weddings and Indian wedding photography. He only takes up a small number of wedding photography assignments every year as he’s known to devote extreme care and attention to each couple with whom he works.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/FotoWala
Lucky Malhotra: Lucky’s interest lies in fashion and wedding photography, but has experience in all genres of photography. Having expertise in fashion, he tends to use the composition and lighting skills of a fashion photographer to capture stylish, classy and timeless shots. Lucky uses his experience from all styles of photography to make his wedding pictures memorable for his clients. Lucky recollects shooting a beautiful wedding on the banks of the river Cauvery, which was a surreal experience. He specializes in pre-wedding shoots too and delivers high class quality images.
Saneesh Sukumaran Photography: For Saneesh, every wedding has its own unique story and that’s what he tries to capture with his photography.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/loveflickrs
Priyanka Daga (PhotoAlchemy): Priyanka is basically an Art Photographer; Indian weddings being so cultural and aesthetically sensitive makes the art photographer in her come to life.
D Ravinder Reddy: Ravinder hails from Hyderabad and has over 20 years of experience in photography, and is one of the most popular choices of brides and grooms from South India, especially for Hyderabad’s A-listers. He was the wedding photographer (& videographer) of the Bhupal family, ceremonies of Kishore Biyani’s nephew, the wedding of Pinky Reddy’s daughter, and more. He has already been to the US around 25 times to shoot weddings. Ravinder also has published a few books, one of which happens to be on Indian weddings.
Pranta Photography: Pranta specializes in Christian weddings. Success to Pranta is when one manages to make a client smile not just on their wedding day but every single time they look at those pictures.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/prantaphotography
Medhavi & Dhaval Kotecha (DKreate Photography): The biggest wedding of their career, for Medhavi & Dhaval Kotecha, was that of the bollywood actress Esha Deol in 2012. Their work has been featured in top magazines; they specialize in save-the-date shoots, pre-wedding couple shoots, and candid wedding photography.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/dkreate.photography
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