Anjali and Karan are two of the most hard working people I have met, who make everything in life seem so effortless. In the words of her father, “Anjali is an over achiever…she just goes on and on, like the little engine that could”. She has certainly met someone who can compliment that work ethic and dedication to success in Karan.

The beating of the drums and shouting of people started the festivities as Karan and his family made their way to The Westin in Jersey City. The baraat was welcomed outside by Anjali’s family and the couple was reunited to celebrate their wedding ceremony. A speech by Anjali that left many watery eyed and a ceremony that unified both families of Anjali and Karan’s. There was a serenity that was prevalent through the whole day…call it the calm before the storm if you will, because the reception turned out to be an all out party. Thanks to Priya and her amazing team at Premini Events, everything was executed for a flawless celebration!  Here are a few of my favorite images!

Special thanks to Fadi Kheir and Aysha Jalal who were a tremendous help as second and third shooters for this.

Click here for slideshow with more images: Images from Sangeet, Wedding Ceremony, and Reception.

Planner/Coordinator: Premini Events
Cinematography: Joseph Minasi Films
DJ: DJ Suhel
Sangeet: Westin Jersey City
Ceremony: Westin Jersey City
Reception: Ellis Island, NYC

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Click here for slideshow with more images: Images from Sangeet, Wedding Ceremony, and Reception.

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I had the honor of documenting Rania and Rashad’s engagement celebration last year, engagement session this year and most recently, their wedding. If spending all of this time with them has taught me anything, it’s that these two are the most candid and nonchalant people I’ve met; both being super casual and really not allowing anything to worry them too much on their wedding day. It was my first time experiencing a zaffa: in the Egyptian culture, a group of 6 men usually playing instruments signalling the start of the wedding festivities. This led to a 20 minute non stop, super-packed dance floor at Chateau Briand. It was such a pleasure to get to know Rania and Rashad over the years as well as their family and friends. Here are a few of my favorite images form their wedding. Enjoy!

Special thanks to Aysha and Michelle for their assistance!

Coordinator/Invitations: Royal Charms

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  • October 6, 2014 - 5:33 pm

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Sean and Jaclyn came recommended from a good friend of mine, Joe Dantone. When a fellow wedding photographer refers one of his best friends to be photographed, expectations are pretty high; but with that comes an immense amount of trust and I am truly grateful for having met Jaclyn, Sean and their family. A couple of hours into the wedding day, and the love from Jaclyn’s mother and family was overwhelming, candid, and inspirational. A bit of fun during their engagement session in Central Park and it was all it took for me to know their wedding was going to be insanely fun and one of the most memorable weddings.

We started at the Saint Rose of Lima and made our way to Farmingdale State College a hidden treasure trove for portraits. The rain held up for a beautiful outdoor cocktail hour at The Riviera at Massapequa. I always get a boost of adrenaline as the reception starts in preparation for a dance floor that will inevitable have me running miles by the end of the night. Jaclyn and Sean’s wedding did not disappoint! Here are a few of my favorites. Enjoy! Congrats again Jaclyn and Sean!

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So excited to bring you Lauren and Michaels wedding at the gorgeous Studio Square in Long Island City. I met Lauren and Michael a little over a year before their wedding and as soon as I sat down to chat, I fell in love with them as a couple as much as them as people. Their charismatic personalities were so infectious, it was hard not to fall in love with them. Catch up on the engagement session in the Meatpacking district if you haven’t already!

It was definitely one of those unpredictable days; clouds brewing, winds blowing, a peak of sunlight, and then it poured. We traveled to Gantry Park Plaza for photos before celebrating their union and ending the night with a dance floor that entailed lots of jumping, dancing, shouting, wailing, and even a few fleeting intimate moments. Here are a few of my favorite images from their wedding day. Enjoy!

Wedding Dress: Elizabeth Fillmore
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Venue: Studio Square NYC
Photobooth: iLight Photobooth
Florist: Jerome Florists
Makeup: Tiffany Hall
Hair: Amanda Thesen
Cupcakes: Malena NJ Sweetspot
DJ: Party Starter Entertainment
Ceremony Music: GreyFflower
Caterer: Sterling Affair
Coordinator: Jessica Lastoria

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  • September 10, 2014 - 9:19 pm

    Sita Sugrim - Lovely!ReplyCancel