Goa, India Wedding – N and D

March 11, 2009

When N and D asked me to photograph their wedding in Goa, India, I couldn’t resist. A beachside town on India’s south-west coast popular with tourists, Goa boasts stunning shorelines and quaint Portuguese-influenced architecture.

D looked flawless in her elegant and simple bridal gown:

N didn’t shape up too badly either!

A last minute revelation – N rode in on an elephant! Try doing that in Australia:

The Bharat (groom’s side procession) dancing their way up to the top of the hill:

D’s grand entrance. She later told me the view from “up there” was a sight to behold:

One of the most beautifully decorated mandaps I’ve ever seen:

The hazy sunset over Goa provided a unique backdrop for this shot:

When we returned to the hilltop, the grounds had been transformed into a festival of light and colour. I’d be lucky if the photos translate even a small part of the grandeur of the reception: