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I capture the unspoken — the glances, the silences — drawing from New York's pulse and the richness of global cultures. Every wedding is its own intricate narrative. Rooted in theatre and life's everyday rhythms, I document moments both transient and timeless. 

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St. Regis Atlanta Indian Wedding

St. Regis Atlanta Indian Wedding

Who? : Rupali + Jay

What? : Three day, four event weekend.  Pithi, Garba, Christian ceremony and Mehendi dinner, and Indian wedding ceremony and reception.

Where? : Atlanta History Center, Atlantic Botanical Gardens, and the St. Regis Atlanta

When? : May 2018

Where do I even start describing Pali and Jay’s wedding weekend?  From Pali’s emotional pithi ceremony in her parents’ home to the incredible light for their portraits before the garba, the extraordinary background of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, the beautiful speeches, brilliant getting-ready light on their wedding day, absolutely gorgeous ceremony, a baraat on a motorcycle…this really covered all the bases for a perfect wedding!

With over twenty hours of coverage, there were more than a few sneak peeks to share!  Check out this slideshow for the highlights from each day, all ceremonies, and the portraits:

Here are just a few of my favorite images of the day:

St. Regis Atlanta: A Luxurious and Elegant Venue for a Grand Indian Wedding

The St. Regis Atlanta, nestled in the upscale Buckhead neighborhood, presents an exquisite setting for an Indian wedding. Known for its blend of timeless elegance, Southern hospitality, and exceptional service, this luxury hotel offers a perfect backdrop for a vibrant and opulent Indian wedding celebration in one of Atlanta’s most prestigious areas.

Elegance and Grandeur in the Heart of Atlanta

The St. Regis Atlanta’s architecture and décor embody sophistication and luxury. The hotel’s grand ballrooms, with their high ceilings, opulent chandeliers, and elegant furnishings, provide a magnificent setting for the traditional ceremonies and grand receptions typical of Indian weddings. The Astor Ballroom, in particular, with its spacious and versatile layout, is ideal for accommodating the large guest lists and elaborate festivities of Indian weddings.

A Perfect Venue for Traditional Indian Ceremonies

Indian weddings are known for their rich traditions, vibrant colors, and elaborate rituals. The St. Regis Atlanta caters to these needs with its flexible event spaces. The hotel can accommodate various ceremonies, such as the Mehendi, Sangeet, and Baraat, ensuring each event is as unique and special as the couple. The hotel’s outdoor spaces, including its beautifully manicured garden and poolside area, offer lovely settings for these pre-wedding events or outdoor ceremonies.

Customized Culinary Experiences

Understanding the importance of authentic cuisine in Indian weddings, The St. Regis Atlanta offers customized menu options to cater to diverse tastes. The hotel’s culinary team is skilled in preparing a wide range of Indian dishes, ensuring that the dining experience is as memorable as the festivities themselves.

Luxurious Accommodations and Amenities

The St. Regis Atlanta provides luxurious accommodations for the wedding party and guests, making the wedding experience comfortable and convenient. The hotel’s suites are spacious and elegantly appointed, offering a relaxing retreat for the couple and their families. Additionally, the hotel’s spa and fitness center offer places for relaxation and rejuvenation amidst the wedding festivities.

Capturing the Essence of the Celebration

The St. Regis Atlanta, with its elegant interiors and beautiful exteriors, provides a variety of stunning backdrops for wedding photography. Whether capturing intimate moments in the lush gardens or grand scenes in the ballrooms, the hotel ensures that the memories of the day are beautifully preserved.

A Wedding Experience Steeped in Luxury

Hosting an Indian wedding at The St. Regis Atlanta means indulging in a luxury experience where every detail is meticulously cared for. From the planning stages to the execution of the event, the hotel’s experienced staff ensures that the celebration is seamless, allowing the couple and their families to focus on the joy and significance of the occasion.

A Grand Affair in Atlanta’s Buckhead

Choosing The St. Regis Atlanta for an Indian wedding is not just about the beautiful venue; it’s also about the experience of being in one of Atlanta’s most prestigious neighborhoods. Buckhead’s array of shopping, dining, and entertainment options adds to the overall experience, making it a perfect destination for a grand and memorable wedding celebration.

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