sumara & farhan - baltimore wedding photography

i already knew of sumara when she contacted me about her wedding - she’s a super talented mehndi artist herself and she did work on some brides whose weddings i’d photographed before. for her own bridal mehndi, she commissioned henna by shazia, whose intricate, gorgeous design…

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lena & farhaan - walima

the third and final day of lena and farhaan’s walima was also a little wet and cloudy, but not enough to keep us from grabbing a few pre-reception portraits outdoors at the hilton mclean tyson’s corner, a gem of a hotel for bits of interior and exterior that make for gorgeous and interesting photo backdrops. lena’s makeup was again handled by the lovely nabila, and the fantastic decor…

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lena & farhaan - shaadi

lena and farhaan’s wedding was a rainy, drizzly day… so i’m so grateful that when it cleared but was still cloudy, these two agreed to an outdoor first look, because i think the lush wet greenery made it totally worthwhile! nothing could have clouded over this shining day…

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lena & farhaan - mehndi

THESE TWO. this image is from the first night of their three-day wedding extravaganza last fall; the exuberant joy, love, and the general good-time-having you see here pretty much encapsulates what all three days were like. i met lena at her brother’s…

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