A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words. Probably that’s why dreamy photos is high on any wedding checklist. Here’s a list of the best wedding photographers in India who will make your D-day look like a fairy tale. By Sushmita Srivastav
A bunch of hopeless romantics as they call themselves, the team at The Wedding Story is so passionate about love stories that they will travel to any part of the world to capture your happily-ever-after. Celebrity couple Bipasha Basu–Karan Singh Grover and cricketer Krunal Pandya are on their long list of elite clients. One look at their portfolio is enough to know that they love to treat each love story as it should be—uniquely.
When the wedding photos of Rana Daggubati and Miheeka Bajaj came out recently, the world was reminded why Reels & Frames, led by self-taught Anand Rathi is the best choice for visual memories. Their shots reflect the energy of the team, and are always full of colours and spark. What more? The star-studded Sonam Kapoor–Anand Ahuja wedding gala was covered by them as well.
The husband-wife duo, Jayant Chhabra and Shruti Khanna, behind this award-winning studio has a global clientele of discerning couples who appreciate a certain cinematic elegance in their wedding shots. Cupcake Productions truly believes in keeping it candid and classy, and their style of work has taken them all around the world.
Making couples act out cliché poses at typical locations is just not Candid Shutters’ style. The famous studio, having covered over 500 weddings across the globe, likes to live up to its name and believes in capturing candid, dreamy, and joyful moments. With a flair for attention-to- detail, the team creates magic by going an extra mile to understand the couple, their cultures, and the rituals.
5. Naman Verma
Always on the look- out for innovative compositions, Naman Verma’s interest lies in ‘creating fiction out of reality’. The Delhi– based photographer has an eye for detail and believes each of his creation is a lesson in aesthetics. In addition to bagging many wedding projects and accolades, Verma recently hit the headlines for doing a virtual post- wedding shoot!
Started almost two decades ago, Badal Raja Company has names like Shilpa Shetty–Raj Kundra, Esha Deol, and Gautam Gambhir on its roster. The dynamic Jain brothers, Badal and Raja, know the art inside out. One of the pioneers of new- age wedding photography in India, the award- winning studio has been known for creating path- breaking ideas over the years.
Right from candid save-the-dates and pre- and post- wedding shoots, to larger-than-life ceremonies and customised albums, The Wedding Salad does it all and more. The collaborative photography venture founded by Aayushi Sachdeva and Kanishka Sonthalia makes sure to create timeless memories by chronicling the ‘realest’ of moments on reel.
Born out of a shared passion for creativity, WeddingNama is a well-known success story in the Indian wedding photography scene, thanks to wife Ankita Asthana’s need for perfection and husband Akash Agarwal’s flair for finding genuine, organic emotions. A smooth blend of stunning portraiture, grand imagery, and heartfelt moments, they create something eternal each time.
If there’s anything Joseph Radhik loves as much as the craft of photography, it is the stories that he gets to share through it. Along with his award-winning team of international photographers, Radhik roots his shots in elegance, emotions, and class, and no new-age celebrity wedding goes without him being a part of it. If you too, like the rest of us, enjoy scrolling through wedding pictures of Priyanka–Nick and Anushka–Virat, take a cue.
Having garnered much appreciation for his grand imagery and contemporary style of storytelling, Ramit Batra is touted as one of the most sought-after wedding photographers in the country. Batra and his energetic, talented team have over 400 weddings and a long list of awards to their credit, and they all have just one thing in mind while stepping on the floor for each new shoot—to make it as memorable as they can.