Must See: Favorite Photos of our Favorite Photographers from 2017
WeddingSutra Favorite photographers share photographs from moments in weddings that touched the depths of their hearts.
Ask any photographer, they’d say the secret recipe to a great frame is a science and art in itself. And weddings offer a goldmine for photographers to capture frames that will make memories not just for the couples tying the knot and their families, but also themselves. Here, we bring you 30 pictures from WeddingSutra Favorite photographers that touched their hearts and in some cases, even brought tears to their eyes.
1. That smile!
A delicate mixture of nervousness and happiness reflect in this bride’s smile as she makes her entry.
Photo Courtesy: Candid Wedding Stories
2. Like father like daughter
It is said, a woman looks for the qualities of her father in her partner. This picture captures the beautiful moment as the father embraces his bride-to-be daughter before she begins a new chapter in her life.
Photo Courtesy: Abhay Sawant Photography
3. Just before the moment
That endearing moment when the groom is all smiles before the jaimala ceremony and the bride smiles with excitement and nervousness at the same time.
Photo Courtesy: CCP by Nishith Dayal
Every photographer wants something special for each of their couples. For wedding photographer Chetana Bhatt the third wedding in the same family gave her the flexibility to experiment. She chose to capture this sparkly image and even had a red sparkler ordered from the vendor.
Photo Courtesy: Chetana Bhat
5. The fun-tastic bride
CoolBluez’s vision to depict a modern-day bride came to life with this picture as the bride-to-be had fun in her own wedding with her gang of friends. The bride and her squad even performed to Sia’s Cheap Thrills for a video.
Photo Courtesy: CoolBluez Photography
6. Everlasting memories
The emotions reflecting in the bride’s eyes when she looks at the love of her life as fireworks are on full bloom is as magical as it can get.
Photo Courtesy: Cupcake Productions
7. A glass for all
An early morning Thai wedding followed by a non-alcoholic dinner reception in the evening left the bride, groom and their squads exhausted. But the bride, who needed a drink badly, opened a bottle – and that was enough to get everyone laughing before settling at the entrance of the hall to enjoy the drinks.
Photo Courtesy: DM Official Shots
8. A meaningful frame
Big weddings inevitably tend to get a little bit stressful for couples. This simple image captures the bride and groom take a moment amidst the madness to enjoy each other’s company.
Photo Courtesy: Flgroe
9. Behind the scenes
Moments before walking down the aisle is almost always accompanied with a rush of emotions – this bride’s eyes reflect a mix of happiness, excitement and nervousness even as she smiles while getting ready.
Photo Courtesy: Happy Flashbacks
10. A priceless moment
This picture beautifully captures the true to the personalities of the couple!.
Photo Courtesy: House on the Clouds
11. Love Attack
The bride’s squad gathers at the haldi to apply turmeric at the same time – a frame full of happiness and love!
Photo Courtesy: Infinite Memories
12. The Bathtub Frenzy
The bride got into the tub in her bridal suite at Alila Diwa as her sister and sister-in-law joined in for the photograph. Their excitement and the perfect lighting makes this a brilliant picture!
Photo Courtesy: KnotsbyAMP
13. Excited much
The bride can’t contain her excitement because ‘happily ever after’ is just few minutes away!
Photo Courtesy: Knotty Affair by Namit & Vipul
14. Tearful goodbye
The bride’s tear gleams as she says goodbye to her family and begins her new journey.
Photo Courtesy: Lightworkx
The bride’s expression as the moment she was waiting for the ghatbandhan which marks the beginning of their new journey at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumabi.
Photo Courtesy: Movie’ing Moments
16. Bound in love
This groom couldn’t control his emotions as he saw his bride and walked towards her with priceless expressions to plant a kiss.
Photo Courtesy: Navin Varma Photography
17. Regal and how
This pre-wedding image shot in Radisson Palace Resorts & Spa in Udaipur made for an exotic and royal backdrop one ever could imagine.
Photo Courtesy: Once Upon A Time – Wedding Tales
18. The mother-daughter bond
This picture depicts the beauty of this charming relationship between a mother and a daughter and the mixture of emotions that they are going through during the wedding.
Photo Courtesy: Oragraphy
19. See with your little eye
Pictures like these remind us why wedding photography is an art like none other. The couple spotted from in between the wine glasses at the bar is one such piece of art.
Photo Courtesy: Reels & Frames
20. Loving embrace
This American bride her Indian mother-in-law in a warm embrace is sure to melt hearts.
Photo Courtesy: Reflexions by Nishchay Shinde
21. From calm to hysteria
Just after the varmalas were exchanged at this wedding in Hua Hin Sheraton, Thailand, the bride’s brother, mamas picked up the groom as the bridesmaids made a run for his juttis! The calm ambience was suddenly filled with hysterical laughter as the bride danced away with a victory smile!
Photo Courtesy: The Lightsmiths
22. Mamma’s boy
This groom had lost his father and was close to his mom, while they were getting ready for the big day, both the mother and the son, happened to fit into the frame beautifully unaware of the photographer pointing the camera at them.
Photo Courtesy: The Photo Lab
23. Power break
Amid the wedding celebrations, the couple were caught while they took a moment to relax with each other before going back on the dance floor to celebrate till sunrise.
Photo Courtesy: Two Knotty Photographers
24. Not without my best friend
This couple said ‘I Do’ at a pet-friendly hotel and surprisingly, the bride and Pantu, her pet dog, wore matching outfits throughout the ceremonies. The groom’s love for the dog is captured in this gorgeous photograph.
Photo Courtesy: WeddingNama
25. The Bold Bride
This moment, where the bride got down on her knee to propose to the love of her life was an unexpected and a bold move by the bride. Taking everyone by surprise, this moment is totally one that is likely to remain the Dev Purbiya’s favorite for a long time to come.
Photo Courtesy: Dev Purbiya Photography
26. Jamaican Farewell
This moment eternalizes the love of a father towards his daughter. The bride shared a story of how as a little girl she remembered her father singing her ‘Jamaican Farewell’ every time he left on a business trip. They chose this song for their father-daughter dance, and the words just resonated with her wedding day beautifully.
Photo Courtesy: The Storyteller
27. By the riverside
Relaxing on the banks of Chao Phraya River with the glazing reflections of ancient Thailand makes for an easy and effortless moment between the bride and groom as they steal a moment after the wedding celebrations to unwind.
Photo Courtesy: Abhishek Sarkar
28. Out of a painting
The winter winds and the intensity of the cold and fog, the love the couple shared and the beauty of Munnar have all come together to create this magical frame. This picture looks literally like a snap taken out from a brilliant painting.
Photo Courtesy: The Photo Diary
29. Fairytale magic
Most brides want a fairytale wedding – this picture looks like it’s a scene taken right out from one of those. The amazing chemistry between the newlywed couple Rashmi and Sumeet and the burning pyros in the backdrop as they take their first dance as the man and wife looks every bit magical.
Photo Courtesy: Anoop Padalkar
30. The symbol of love
The Taj Mahal in Agra makes for a great backdrop symboloizing the permanence of eternal true love as the soon-to-be-wed couple begin their chapter of love.
Photo Courtesy: Camera Crew
31. Returning To Love
Giving love another chance, this bride’s 22-year-old son walks her down the aisle at a white wedding ceremony.
Photo Courtesy: Payal Kumar
32. Steal a moment
Finding a moment to embrace each other while hosting a large wedding is almost impossible, but not for this couple.
Photo Courtesy: Photosynthesis by Aditi
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