Posts tagged desi
zahir & maggie - baltimore wedding photography

i had the pleasure of working with the rahman family a second time this summer to photograph zahir and maggie's beautiful hilton baltimore wedding. i also had the invaluable help of gene aronov as my second shooter throughout the evening. the couple, who met as students, chose moroccan-themed decor to honor the time they spent abroad in morocco...

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zahir & maggie - baltimore mehndi

it's always such an honor for me to have the opportunity to photograph a second wedding in the same family. so when nabila, whose wedding i photographed in 2011, contacted me to see if i was available for her brother's wedding this summer, i was super excited. they are the kindest family, and zahir's wedding promised to be unforgettable. it was my pleasure to meet the lovely maggie on the first night of the two-day wedding, at the mehndi at zahir's family's home in baltimore…

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gagan & vanu - raleigh engagement

when i heard gagan was getting married this year... i felt old!! gagan's oldest sister is my college bff - my sakhi - and he was only 14 when i met him and the rest of their family in the good old days. and here he is now, all grown up and engaged to this glowing, smart young woman. vanu is amazing, and it was a delight to see how happy these two are together…

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hareem & omar - nikah and shaadi

when hareem first contacted me about her wedding, we soon realized we had already met each other... at sunday school, where she was my son's new teacher for the year :) and the lucky young man she was engaged to happened to be a friend of my husband's who also volunteers at the same mosque…

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nadiaa & nasir - dc pre-wedding portraits

a week ahead of the cherry blossoms, and on a rainy day in a city clogged with traffic, it seemed like it would be hard to get the photos we wanted on the day of nadiaa and nasir's nikah (islamic wedding vows). nadiaa was so incredibly patient working with me to schedule this session months ahead, knowing my schedule was tight on a school day. but honestly...

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ashraful & sofia - virginia wedding photography

one of the things i love the most about this job is being welcomed into groups of friends as individuals in the group get married over the years. i first met ashraful back in 2010 at my friend yasmin's wedding - only my second year of business, and he was a friend of yasmin's husband tyseer. a year later, i saw him again in california, at osman and lubna's beautiful bay area wedding in the summer of 2011. aaaand then again in the summer of 2013…

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