This extravagant Hindu wedding of Hiral and Harshil has been solemnized with all hindu traditions. I began shooting the video with the Groom’s arrival at 12:45 pm, but to add the personalized touch, I added some moments when Harshil was getting ready to wed his love. Even I captured some scenes from the bride’s room where she was in the process of getting her make up done. I love these shots because it shows how enthusiastically, the bride and groom are gearing up for their wedding.
The wedding event was arranged at Kettering, Northamptonshire. It took at least 15 minutes to enter the wedding procession inside the venue because everyone from the boy’s side were dancing ardently outside the venue. I personally like this part in Hindu wedding. As soon as the groom reached at the door, he was welcomed by Hiral’s parents in typical traditional manner. Harshil was looking smart in his cream and maroon sherwani and even Hiral also worn a red lehnga to compliment his groom’s dress. It looks quite authentic in Hindu wedding cinematography to shoot the ‘pooja thali’ and ‘mandap’ closely, which I did with precision.
After the Bride’s arrival around 1:30 I took some beautiful shots of garland exchange and main ceremony with ‘havan’. Post the end of the ceremony I straightaway went to shoot the exotic food servings, which was ready by 3 pm. After the lunch, I asked the families of Bride and Groom to gather for family pictures. Once I completed that, I took Hiral and Harshil to outside locales where I shot the couple in some of their graceful intimate moments. This is the loveliest part of any wedding cinematography, I feel. Around 5:45, bride and groom had food with their close families and then around 6:30 everyone enjoyed the ‘mandap games’ where I captured those laughing moments of bride and groom.
Amidst all the happy moments, I took few specific shots of Hiral where she looked amazing. At last at Vidaai, I tried to capture the real emotions of Hiral and her family, and I was happy that all ended well.