Blogs by Alfaaz Photography
Ascott Parc Indian Wedding

One way to go over an Indian Wedding Budget: Opportunity Cost

One way to go over an Indian wedding budget is opportunity cost. It will easily double your Indian wedding budget. This is a rather common mistake - Indian weddings are split over multiple days where ...
Ascott Parc Indian Wedding

Ascott Parc Indian Wedding

Ascott Parc Event Centre is a one of the preferred venues for outdoor Indian weddings. Ascott Parc has a lavish 4 acre of magnificent gardens framed with a conservation area with built-in rustic Gazebo and ...
Nanaksar Thath Isher Darbar Gurdwara Sikh Weddings

Nanaksar Thath Isher Darbar Gurdwara Sikh Weddings, Toronto

Nanaksar Thath Isher Darbar Gurdwara is a beautiful gurdwara sahib completed fairly recently for Sikh weddings. in Toronto Gurdwara sahib has a very divine feel as it was designed to look like a traditional gurudwara ...
Dunwin Sikh Wedding

Dunwin Gurdwara Sikh Wedding, Toronto

Dunwin is one of few early established gurdwara for Sikh sangat to get married in Mississauga and the GTA. The gurdwara was earlier a commercial building and later converted to a gurdwara. The gurdwara sahib ...
Caledon Country Club Indian Weddings

Caledon Country Club Indian Wedding

Caledon Country Club Indian Wedding is new. Our blog lists all the perfect outdoor Sikh or Hindu wedding options around GTA. If you are looking for the venue which can cater to your Indian wedding ...
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5 Reasons Not to Change Multiple Outfits or Locations on a Engagement Shoot

What is an Engagement Shoot or Pre-Wedding Shoot? Engagement shoots or pre-wedding shoots sometimes referred to as Eshoot or Esession are all synonyms. In Toronto and all over North America, it is mainly known as ...
Dashmesh Darbar Ebenezer Gurdwara Sikh Wedding photography

Dashmesh Darbar Ebenezer Gurdwara Weddings Brampton

5 reasons why to get married in Dashmesh Darbar Gurdwara on in Brampton is one most requested gurudwara for couples getting married in Toronto and the GTA. The architecture, ample amount of natural light and ...

Dixie Gurdwara Sikh Wedding, Mississauga

Dixie Gurdwara Sikh Wedding in Mississauga is one of the first and biggest gurdwaras in the area.  Gurdwara sahib has the capacity to host over 2000 people at the same time.  Dixie Gurdwara sahib has ...

4 Reasons Why not to Schedule an E-Shoot at the same time with Videographers.

Schedule an Engagement Shoot with Photographers and Videographers ? In the last 5 years, a lot of Indian wedding videographers started offering pre-wedding shoots or concept shoots. While planning a pre-wedding engagement shoot, brides will ...

Intimate Backyard Fun Indian Wedding, Toronto

Intimate Backyard Fun Indian Wedding, Toronto was thing in 2020. This was the year when a lot of couples were left with almost no options but to plan a backyard Indian wedding due to COVID-19. ...

Arlington Estate Indian Wedding, Toronto

Arlington Estate is a one of the most prestigious venues for stunning Indian Sikh weddings in Toronto. This venue has a touch of luxury and the versatility to host your Hindu or Sikh wedding. We ...
Outdoor Sikh Wedding

6 Mistakes Brides Make While Planning their Sikh Ceremony

On a wedding day there is so much going on. For some brides walking down the gurdwara aisle on your wedding day with everyone staring at you can be a very overwhelming moment. We always ...
Gujarati Wedding ceremony at Beach Hilton Head Indian Wedding

Top three selected Resorts for Indian Destination Wedding in Mexico

Indian Destination wedding at Moon Palace Cancun VS Hard Rock Riviera Maya VS Royalton Riviera Cancun Most of our Indian wedding clients planning a destination Indian wedding are indecisive between three resorts. Should we consider ...
Outdoor Sikh-Hindu Wedding

Everything you Need to Know Before Planning an Indian Tent Wedding

Indian Tent Wedding - COVID-19 introduced a number of restrictions on gathering indoors, which made outdoor backyard weddings one of the most popular choices for lavish Indian weddings here in Toronto. For outdoor Indian tent ...
Toronto Indian wedding albums

3 Reasons Why Some Client Do Not Want a Wedding Album

With 7 years of experience in Indian wedding photography, we did an analysis on why Indian wedding couples do not want albums. We are answering some of these concerns and bust some of the myths ...
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How Indian Bride Finalized her Unique Bridal Lengha?

Today, we are honored to have one of our bride's share how she selected and designed her bridal lengha. She had one of the most unique bridal outfits we have seen in awhile. We thank ...
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4 Types of wow Indian Wedding Décor

Today, we want to talk about wow Indian Wedding Décor. Yes, this one thing is very important for our couples. Read more to understand what makes an Indian wedding event more luxurious and pleasing. If ...
Epic Indian Wedding Djs

Top Indian Wedding DJs in the GTA

One of the most awaited moments from a wedding is the dance party. Couple wants everyone to be dancing and having a good time. Your Indian wedding DJ can really make or break the reception ...

Do I need a Professional Toronto Indian Wedding Turban Tying?

Toronto has a very large Indian community. Indian wedding turban tying is getting more and more detailed as second generation Canadians get married. The Indian wedding fashion has changed from the last 5 years for ...

Do I need to hire an Indian Wedding Reception EMCEE?

Should I hire an Indian Wedding Reception EMCEE? Master of Ceremonies or Emcee is one of the trends that has been growing from the last 5 years in Toronto Indian weddings and Lavish Indian Weddings ...
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How to Make your Indian Wedding Reception EPIC

We have been to so many Indian wedding receptions. If you want a party to be one everyone remembers, the goal is to not have an empty dance floor at any given point at your ...
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What To Look For In Your Perfect Indian Wedding Cinematographer

Today, we have a special guest blogger, Rajveer from Infinite Films! We asked him to share what are some things couples should be looking for in their Perfect Indian wedding cinematographer. Imagine you’re with your ...
Posing as an Indian Bride. Indian bride in green Sabyasachi Lehenga at her Bollywood-inspired wedding photoshoot.

Top 5 Things Not to Do While Posing as an Indian Bride

Looking to learn more on posing as an Indian bride for your upcoming Indian wedding. We will be exploring 5 keys things not to do while posing as an Indian bride for the most flattering ...

When to Use Fresh or Silk Florals at Your Indian Wedding?

Should I get fresh or silk florals? Where can I get away with silk flowers instead of fresh ones? Most people love fresh flowers but they may not always be budget-friendly. We have distinguished and ...
Indian Wedding Albums

3 Reasons Why to Print Wedding Albums

In this digital world, do I need an Indian wedding album? Why print wedding albums? Indian weddings are lavish and elaborate. We spend meticulous time on how guest experience will be, what food to serve, ...
Engagement photoshoot in Havana, Cuba

What to Wear on an Engagement Shoot

When it comes to what to wear on your engagement photoshoot, things can get complicated. In this blog, we will guide you through some ideas about outfits and how to work colours. Keep in mind ...
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Hilton Head Indian Wedding – Outdoor Gujarati Ceremony & Reception

Palak and Anil are one of the most laid back couples we have ever met. This New York couple decided to host their Hilton Head Indian wedding on the beautiful beaches of South Carolina's Hilton ...
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Long Weekend Wedding Dates You Should Avoid, Here’s Why

Indian weddings are very grand here in North America. When guests are coming from all around the world, couples try their best to find the most suitable dates. Long weekend wedding dates might seem like ...

Top Toronto Indian Wedding Entertainers

Today, we have one of the most experienced Indian Wedding Planner's Richa Arora from Arora Events. Her experience of wedding planning different high-end Hindu weddings downtown Toronto or Lavish outdoor Gujarati weddings speaks for itself. ...
Outdoor Sikh Wedding Ceremony

5 Exclusive Tips for an Planning Outdoor Sikh Wedding

Today, we have Arpan from The Event Decor Company sharing her expertise and knowledge on planning an outdoor Sikh wedding in Toronto. Arpan from The Event Decor Company: Outdoor wedding ceremonies are beautiful - there's ...

Biggest Flower Trends at Indian Weddings

Looking for floral inspiration, look no further than Bloomen for your biggest flower trends at Indian Weddings. Bloomen, wedding florist, has been making waves since day 1. They have been using new techniques and developing ...
Indian Wedding reschedule guide

Guide to Reschedule Your Indian Wedding

So many Indian wedding couples have to reschedule due to COVID-19. After talking to 14 couples, who have successfully rescheduled their Indian wedding in North America, we are writing this blog to talk about their ...
Floral Indian wedding decor at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto.

What is the difference between fresh flowers and silk flowers?

Who doesn't love fresh flowers! What is the difference between fresh flowers and silk flowers? Flowers play a big part in weddings from the bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets, hairpieces, boutonnieres and decor. The cost for ...
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Should You have a First Look at Your Indian Wedding? – Traditional vs Modern

After photographing 200+ Hindu & Sikh Indian Weddings in the US and Canada, we wanted to share the pros and cons of a first look at your Indian wedding. We will also walk you through ...
Indian Bride and Groom share a moment at their outdoor Indian wedding at the Royal Ambassador, Toronto.

5 Reasons Why to Plan Thursday-Friday Indian Weddings

Finding a date where both your favorite venue and gurdwara are available can be a difficult task. Indian community is so big here in Canada, especially Toronto. Thus, venues that can actually host Indian weddings ...

Indian Pre-Wedding Events Venue Guide in Brampton and Mississauga

Is it worth hosting Sangeet or Mahiya events at home in Mississauga and Brampton for Sikh or Hindu Weddings? This blog looks at the venue options we have for Indian wedding pre-wedding events like mahiya, ...
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Embassy Grand Indian Reception

Shiv & Shali's Embassy Grand Indian Reception Shiv and Shali's reception was held the day after their wedding ceremony in one of the most elegant halls of Brampton. The Embassy Grand is one of our ...

Should I Mingle During the Cocktail Hour at my Indian Wedding Reception

Indian Wedding Receptions here in Canada and US are luxurious lavish affairs. We have done a blog on Indian Wedding photography time which talks more about how to plan your Lavish Indian Wedding reception.  One ...
Indian Winter Wonderland Wedding

8 Awesome Advantages to Having an Indian Winter Wedding

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many to reschedule some of the Summer weddings, Indian wedding couples are considering options to move their weddings to later dates throughout the year. With only 4 months of Summer ...
Flawless Skin for the Indian Bride Portraits

Top 3 Ultimate Pre-Wedding Routines for Flawless Skin for the Indian Bride

Flawless skin for the Indian bride is something every bride strives on achieving or maintaining for her wedding day! We are excited to have one of Toronto's most-established and recognized names in the beauty world, ...
Indian Wedding Décor

6 Expert Tips for Planning your Indian Wedding Décor

Decoration plays a big role in Indian weddings. Whether it is an outdoor or a grand ballroom Indian wedding, you should speak to today’s guest blogger Piyush Rawal of Karma Design Studio Inc. on your ...
Indian bride in green Sabyasachi Lehenga at Moroccan-inspired photoshoot.

9 Unique Things at this Bollywood-Inspired Wedding – Toronto

What does a Bollywood-Inspired Wedding look like? Well, Megna & Varun's wedding was truly a grand spectacle where two very energetic and big-hearted Hindu Punjabi families came together. If you want us to define a ...
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Floral Indian Wedding – Toronto

It all started with a floral vision. Sheeba, our bride, was inspired by floral gardens when she thought of her Indian wedding. This is one of the most elaborate Indian weddings of 2019 in Toronto. ...
Modern and Chic Indian Wedding

High-End Sikh Wedding – Toronto

Dilpreet and Mandip’s Sikh Wedding was one of the most detailed weddings we have photographed recently. From a lavish peacock feather gown for the reception to an engagement shoot in the Italian Alps, this high-end ...
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Indian Wedding Caterers

Today, we have a guest blogger who needs no introduction, she comes from a catering background and has experience hosting Indian weddings, Susan from BeYOUtifulBeginnings. She is one of the most experienced wedding planners in ...

Outdoor Sikh Wedding Ceremony at the Royal Ambassador

Suneet and Akshan were having their outdoor Sikh wedding ceremony at Royal Ambassador in Caledon, Toronto. We were super excited to document their special day at this beautiful venue. Their positive energy also made us ...

5 Things You Need to Know Before Photographing Gujarati Weddings

Looking for a wedding photographer for your Gujarati Indian Wedding? Gujarati Weddings have certain rituals which are different from Hindu weddings. As an expert Indian wedding photographer, we have learned over years these 5 things ...
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Toronto Photoshoot Locations

Are you looking for the perfect photoshoot location that is meaningful, connecting and accessible to you? We have created this Toronto Photoshoot Locations Guide to help you determine which Toronto location is best fit for ...

Grand Chicago Indian Wedding

We were so excited to be back in Chicago to shoot Ravi and Nitasha’s Chicago Indian wedding. We did their engagement shoot in Toronto and the whole process was so organic and laid back. This ...
Moon Palace Sikh Hindu Indian Wedding in Cancun Mexico. Beach Wedding Reception down South.

Moon Palace Cancun Sikh & Hindu Indian Wedding in Cancun Mexico

Moon Palace Cancun probably holds the most number of Indian weddings in Cancun Mexico. This is the first time we are blogging about a wedding from Moon Palace after being there so many times. Moon ...

Indian Award Winning Photographers

As Indian award winning photographers, one of the biggest accomplishments is getting accepted by your peers and critiques. Fortunately, we have been awarded numerous times by esteemed wedding photography organizations.  SLR lounge, ISPWP and Fearless ...

Sikh Wedding in Ottawa

We had a pleasure to be part of a winter Sikh wedding in Ottawa. Gurleen and Chetan had their wedding planned in Mexico. However, due to some unforeseen circumstances, they moved their Sikh wedding to ...

Royalton Riviera Cancun Sikh Wedding

If you are looking for an intimate Indian wedding destination in Mexico, the Royalton Riviera Cancun is a great option. Located just about 30 minutes from the Cancun Internation Airport (CUN), the Royalton has been ...

All You Need to Know Before Planning an Outdoor Sikh Wedding Ceremony

Outdoor Sikh weddings are a growing trend. More and more couples are tying the knot in the presence of loved ones outdoors instead of in a Gurdwara. Guru Granth Sahib Ji, the holy book of ...

How to Select your Indian Wedding Vendors

In a typical Indian wedding, there are about 10-15 vendors that a couple will book. It can sometimes be overwhelming to pick the right vendors for your dream Sikh or Hindu wedding.  Here are some ...
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5 Things You Need to Know Before Booking an Indian Wedding Venue

Booking an Indian wedding venue can be confusing. However, probably one of the first things you think of doing right after you get engaged, is also getting the right venue for your dream wedding is ...

Two Styles of Indian Bridal Look Photography

In this blog, we will be walking you through two different styles of Indian bridal look photography: Traditional – Moody and Dramatic or Modern – Bright and Airy. The process of educating our brides has ...

How to Pick the Right Indian Wedding Planner

Wedding Planners are a growing trend in the Indian wedding industry. Whether you are planning an outdoor beach Gujarati ceremony or an indoor Sikh ceremony, wedding coordinator or Indian wedding planner will make your life ...

How to Pick My Indian Wedding Hair & Makeup Artist(s)

Bride’s most important vendor pick is her Hair & Makeup artist(s) (HMUA). Top wedding hair & makeup artist(s) get booked easily a year in advance, especially, on popular long weekend dates. For Sikh and Hindu ...

Sikh Wedding in Scarborough Toronto

Our bride Manjot from Montreal met her prince charming Prit in Toronto. They are two genuine souls that complement each other perfectly. So, they tied the knot this year in Toronto and we were lucky ...

Lavish Oakville Wedding from a Wedding Planner’s Perspective

This truly glamorous big fat Indian lavish wedding was one spectacle in Oakville.  This Hindu wedding was one grand affair with a touch of royalty. We had a pleasure working with one of the best ...

Destination Engagement Shoot – Italy – La Dolce Vita

Destination Engagement Session Italian Alps  It all started with our visualization exercise which we do to understand clients' preferences. This is the best way to understand what the client is looking for. Dilpreet and Mandip ...

Destination Shoot – Iceland – The Land of Fire and Ice

Iceland is known to be a photographer's heaven. Everything is dramatic about this land. Situated on lava rocks, this place has been gifted by mother nature. We traveled to Iceland in late May for a ...

Royal Indian Outdoor Wedding – Toronto, Canada

With our wedding experience, we have learned that if you want your photographer to create great images, give them 100% trust once you have selected them. Here is a blog that talks about it - ...

New York Sikh Wedding

Before we start blogging about this New York Sikh wedding, we want to say that this is one of the most emotional projects we have done. Raman, our bride, is very close to her family ...
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Indian Wedding Home Decor Tips & Things to Avoid

Bride and Groom portraits are a big part of Indian Wedding photos which get shared again and again over Instagram. We believe that is one of the biggest skilled art to take great portraits in ...

How We As a Photography Studio Get So Many Genuine 5-Star Google Reviews

We recently reached our 100th 5-star Google review and as wedding photographers in Toronto industry for 3 years and in industry for 6 years we are honored to have reached this milestone. Now, why does ...

How Do I Find the Right Indian Wedding Photographer for Me

When searching for your wedding photographer, these are some things brides and grooms have in mind coming from a personal experience of a photographer getting married. After the wedding day is long gone, the smell ...

Toronto’s Indian Bridal Designers

Bridalwear by Sabyasachi Mukherjee Back in the day, brides used to fly to India the year of their wedding to get their wedding outfits. Now the bigger question is, is it still worth it? Here ...

Yes, You Do NOT Need a Photographer For Your Mehndi/Henna Night

We are probably the worst sales person saying this to you; but, yes you do not need to hire a professional photographer when you are planning to apply your mehndi or henna. We have been ...

So Expensive Seriously. Why Wedding Photographers Charge So Much?

Countless times, we have our clients ask why wedding photography is so expensive and there is little about what goes on before and after we show up to photograph a wedding. This will give you ...

Indian Destination Wedding Options in Mexico

Indian Destination Wedding Locations in Cancun, Mexico Sun, sand and water – three ingredients that make Cancun and Playa del Carmen one of the most popular venues for destination weddings. Each year, approximately 10,000-12,000 people ...
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Brampton & Mississauga Indian Wedding Venues Guide

Indian Wedding Venues in Brampton and Mississauga search can be hectic. Here is some information that might be helpful. When planning a Hindu or Sikh Indian Wedding in Toronto or in the GTA, you know ...

Toronto Outdoor Indian Wedding

Toronto Outdoor Indian Wedding The Royal Ambassador is one of the more popular choices for an outdoor Indian wedding venue. This Gujrati wedding was a royal affair; Sonia was getting ready at Lesonne Bridals studio ...

Brampton Sikh Wedding – Embassy Grand

This Brampton Sikh Wedding was not just two people and the two families. This marriage of two countries. Shiv came all the way from England to marry the love of his life. I remember first ...

Do I even need a Wedding Planner | Toronto Indian Wedding Planners

Most brides start planning their wedding thinking, “I’m very well organized and good at planning so I don’t need a wedding planner.” although none of us have the experience in most cases don't  have experience hosting ...

Outdoor Wedding Venues for Indian Wedding in Toronto Area

Outdoor Indian weddings have been one of the most growing trends in last couple of years here in Toronto. If you are looking for bright and airy beautiful light on your wedding day, outdoor wedding ...

Toronto’s Indian Wedding Decorators – Modern & Traditional Decor

Toronto Indian Wedding Decorators are offering options for every client and we want to make this search easier for you. Here is our knowledge and working experience of working with few of the very best ...
Ascott Parc Indian Wedding

Toronto’s Indian Wedding Videographers

Here we go this blog has few Toronto's Indian Wedding Videographers we have worked with and trust us Toronto has one of the best pool of talents for videographers you should check out  Although it ...
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Toronto Indian Wedding Makeup Artists

First and foremost, we are writing this blog based on our experience with working with some of the these makeup and hair artists in Toronto and as photographers, we are basing this article on the ...

Outdoor Venues for Indian Ceremonies

Outdoor Venues for Indian Ceremonies Today we have a guest blogger Suzan from BeYoutiful Beginnings blogging at our website and share some ideas. Please check out Suzan's portfolio as she is one of our preferred ...

Top 5 Wedding Photography Tips from a Professional

They say your wedding photographer is your quarterback on the day of your wedding and to ensure that your team hits a touchdown, you have to communicate with your quarterback. Weddings are a one-time event ...

Gurdwaras in Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto for Sikh Weddings

Congratulations on your engagement! Now it’s time to plan your Anand Karaj - Sikh wedding ceremony. The focus of the Sikh wedding ceremony is on the religious and spiritual connection between two people. Typically, the ...
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5 Things to Improve your Sikh Wedding Photography

With the experience of photographing over 150 weddings in around 11 countries, we have seen some things which can be easily avoided. Although since most brides and grooms do not know what to expect we ...
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Rajputana Royal Indian Era

History and movies are always a great source of inspiration; this stylized shoot was inspired to recreate Padmavati’s regal look. One of the challenges to recreate this look was setting the scene to the royal ...
Guild Inn Estate Hindu Wedding

Guild Inn Estate Hindu Indian Wedding

It was a rainy day for this outdoor wedding and weather is something you can predict in Canada. That is why it is critical to have a plan B when planning an outdoor wedding. Check ...

Regal Era – India

Rajasthan is home of Indian royal heritage well preserved for future generations to see. There is something about that regal era which is very pure and connecting to us as a photographer. The art work ...
New Jersey Sikh Weddings

New Jersey Sikh Wedding Ceremony

Jind and Karan have the cutest love story from New Jersey. They went to the same school when they were in grade 2. Jind was telling us on the wedding morning how Karan used to ...

Chicago Indian Sikh Weddings

Harneet and Joe have one adorable story, these two know each other since they were 12. From their bhangra practices in Chicago to this day, these two have stayed by each other through thick and ...
Colombia Destination Wedding

Colombia Castle Destination Wedding, Medellin

First thought when I was invited by Laura and Alejandro to photograph this destination wedding in Laura’s hometown was I don’t speak any Spanish and no one except the couple speaks English. After contemplating this ...

Florida Indian Gujrati Weddings

White sandy beaches and sun kissed shores could be the theme for your wedding if you plan a wedding in Fort Meyers, Florida. Florida’s sun hosted this beautiful Hindu wedding ceremony. Marriott Harbour Sanibel, a ...
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Wedding | Timeline of Sikh or Hindu Wedding in Canada

Timeline of Sikh or Hindu Wedding in Canada Here is a blog post we think would be most useful for our brides in Toronto, Vancouver and all major cities across North America as well as ...

Wedding | Wedding Ceremony at Oasis Cancun Mexico

Sunrise Destination Wedding Ceremony at Oasis Cancun Mexico In Cancun, Playa Del Carmen or Tulum, the sun doesn’t set in the ocean.  So, if you are looking for the sun and ocean next to each ...

Wedding | Destination Wedding at Azul Fives Mexico

Destination Wedding at Azul Fives Mexico Sun, sand and water - the three ingredients that make Cancun and Azul Fives Playa del Carmen one of the most popular venues for destination weddings. Each year, approximately ...

Wedding | Oasis Resorts Cancun

Oasis Resorts, A location for your next Destination Wedding in Cancun We had the opportunity to work with the wedding team at the Oasis Resorts in Cancun and Tulum. The wedding department OWeddings give you ...

Wedding | Oasis Tulum Mexico Catholic Wedding

Oasis Tulum, Perfect location for Mexican Catholic Wedding Oasis Tulum is a unique property; it is located on the Caribbean coast near the archaeological ruins of Tulum. Tulum is the largest community in the municipality of ...

Wedding | Grand Empire Hindu Wedding

Just when you thought picking a wedding outfit is a difficult decision - picking a wedding venue is definitely right behind! With most of the Indian weddings being cultural, wedding timelines can get lengthy and ...

5 Things You Need to Know About Perfect Outdoor Wedding

5 Things You Need to Know About Planning the Perfect Outdoor Wedding An outdoor wedding is one thing that never loses its charm; more and more couples are favoring blue skies, sunlit venues over indoor ...

Fairy Tale Sikh Wedding in Montreal

"Once in a while right in the middle of ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale" - happens to be true for Indu and Manik's wedding. Indu and Manik had a beautiful fairy tale ...

Wedding | Lavish Bengali Wedding

Bengali weddings are very colorful and fun-filled affair. The Alfaaz team had the opportunity to be a part of a traditional lavish Bengali wedding. It was a big affair with over 1200 guests.  The wedding ...

Wedding | Ismaili Wedding Toronto

Toronto is home to various multi-cultured communities. As a photographer, it is a blessing to be a part of cultural wedding ceremonies. We are here with a beautiful Ismaili Wedding timeline. Razia and Derek have ...

Wedding | Outdoor Hindu Wedding

Outdoor Hindu wedding ceremonies are a growing trend in Toronto. Even though outdoor ceremonies require a lot of pre planning, depending on weather conditions yet they have their own essence. In case of adverse wether conditions, most ...

Wedding | Todmorden Mills Outdoor Wedding in Toronto

Toronto is a home to beautiful indoor and outdoor wedding locations. One of many such locations is the rustic Todmorden Mills. Todmorden Mills, built in 1700's has a rich industrious history. This location is an ideal ...

Wedding |Mexico Indian Beach Wedding | Hard Rock Hotels

Beaches are an ideal getaway for couples. To add that extra colour to the ceremony, beach venues are an ideal pick. In the recent years, Indian Beach Weddings are a growing trend. Beach weddings in Mexico or ...

Weddings | Nigerian Cultural Wedding | Supreme Luxury Event Venue

Cultural weddings showcase a strong sense of family values and beautiful traditions. Cultural weddings, being traditional, makes the ceremony even more intimate. As an international photographer, it is always a beautiful experience to be a part ...
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Wedding Planning – 5 Things Every Bride Should Know

Wedding planning can be a total roller-coaster ride: there are highs and there are lows. But, in the end, it’s the thrilling ride you’ll always remember. Here are 5 easy tips to help make you wedding ...

Wedding | RCMP marches down his bride

Wedding photography has allowed me to learn and capture stories of couples from various parts of the world. As an international photographer, one of the most beautiful experiences was to document RCMP officers wedding. Not only did ...

Moon Goddess – Luxurious Bride from Kismet Magazine

The Moon Goddess is an important deity in many cultures around the world where they form a central role in mythology. "Speaking to today's luxurious bride, unleash the true beauty of your inner moon goddess" ...

Regal Era – Inspired by Royal Indian Weddings

A Royal Affair - Regal Era A photograph is painted with shadows and highlights and you don’t take photographs you make them. Regal era concept was inspired by royal culture and heritage of Punjab. We ...

Wedding |Royal Sikh Ceremony in Montreal

Every wedding ceremony is a unique in itself. Here is yet another timeline of a Royal Sikh Ceremony that took place at Guru Nanak Darbar located in Lassala Montreal. Guru Nanak Darbar is a true symbol ...

Wedding Photographers or Bride’s Biggest nightmare for a bride

The thought of losing your wedding photographs can lead to sleepless nights, especially when you are relying on your photographer to capture the memories of your special day. This where a professional wedding photographer stands ...

Wedding | New Trends in Weddings

Couples are getting creative with their wedding ceremonies. They are moving away from the standard reception and big wedding events towards more fun ideas that allow them to showcase their personalities as a couple. Here are ...
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Wedding | Survival Kit

You never know what will come your way on your wedding day. Since it’s a very unpredictable event, where you will be meeting a lot of people, going to different locations for photoshoots, eating a variety ...

Engagement Shoot | International Love Story

International Love story – Maria and Alex Love has no boundaries. When two people are meant to be together they will find each other. Here is an exceptionally magical international love story of two strangers finding ...

Engagement Shoot | Tips and tricks for getting ready

An engagement shoot is the prefect way to break the ice with your photographer before the big day. Wardrobe is one of the key variables for photo shoots and there maybe times where you don’t have ...

Destination wedding | Fly your photographer or hire a local one?

A big question when having a destination wedding is whether or not to fly down your own photographer or to hire a local one at the destination. There are many factors to be taken into account ...
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Engagement Shoot | Tobermory Engagement Shoot

As engagement shoots have become more popular, so has the idea of traveling to exotic locations to capture romantic photos. Lucky for those of us in Ontario, you don't have to travel very far. At ...

Wedding | Tips for Getting Ready on your Big Day

Wedding day can be stressful so here is a brief bridal guide for getting ready on your big day. Make sure you invest in planning ahead as there is so much that goes into making ...
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Engagement shoot | Sports Themed

Sports Themed Engagement Shoot Sports are known to connect people. We all know someone who is passionate about one sport or an other. We believe engagement shoots are there to represent who you are as ...
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Wedding | Norway Bridal Session

Norway Bridal Session Harpaul and Gurpreet born and raised in Norway met through Tinder and went on three dates, and just like that they knew they were meant to be together. For their bridal session, ...
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Engagement Shoot | Toronto Islands

Mitali and Mahesh are Toronto natives who wanted to bring their city and it’s notorious winters into their photoshoot. We planned their photoshoot in the bitter month of February at the Toronto Islands.  Although snow ...
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Destination Weddings | Cancun Moon Palace Resort

Destination weddings are becoming more popular for brides wanting a small, intimate ceremony with close loved ones. But one of the biggest concerns in planning destination weddings is visualizing the venue and how their wedding ...

Engagement Shoots | Capturing Personality

Engagement shoots are a wonderful change to create some beautiful memories together before your big day! Use this as another reason to connect with your partners.   Engagement photos are great for save-the-dates or as a decoration for ...
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Engagement Shoot | Tips for Engagement Photography on a Beach

Beaches are an ideal location for engagement photo shoots  as they let you escape from the hustle bustle and capture some dreamy moments. Engagement photo shoots at the beach offer you opportunities to get creative. There are ...
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Destination Weddings | Hard Rock Hotel Cancun

Destination weddings are becoming more-and-more popular for couples. The idea of leaving everything behind to go on a mini-vacation with your loved ones and getting married to the love of your life – what could ...
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Destination Weddings | Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

  HARD ROCK HOTEL RIVIERA MAYA Mexico, with it’s breathtaking landscape and beautiful beaches, is quickly growing to be a preferred city for destination weddings. Overall, destination weddings are trending over traditional weddings due to ...
Couple walking on the sunset-lit beach.

Engagement Shoots | Cancun beach engagement

  "In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary." - Aaron Rose   Photography is light painted over a canvas with shadows and highlights. As with any good painting, the quality of ...
Couple on a Mexican island overlooking the Caribbean sea.

Destination Weddings | Cancun

A Polish traveller finds love in Mexico. Julia was not looking for love when she packed her bags for a trip to Mexico; however, Mexico proved to be the adventure of a lifetime. She already ...
Outdoor engagement photo on steps in the morning sun.

Why take engagement photos?

Why take engagement photos? Engagement photos are a common practice amongst couples. The photos capture that wonderful moment of being an engaged couple about to embark together on the lifelong adventure of marriage. The photos ...
Newlyweds pose on the lake in the Canadian winter.

Winter Wonderland Wedding

This Winter Wonderland This winter wonderland wedding photo shoot was an amazing opportunity to work with an adventurous couple and some inspired vendors. The Inspiration: A Winter Wonderland Our inspiration for this photo shoot was ...
Colombian bride with a long veil.

Mixed Weddings – Colombian Bride and her Indian Groom

The story of how this Colombian bride met her groom is truly a fairy tale - an unlikely encounter in an unlikely place. Claudia was born in Colombia and later moved to New York where ...
Mendhi in Toronto

Henna: What you need to know – by Shaista Jalal

Henna (aka mehndi) is used to adorn a bride in many cultures across the world. Typically thought of as an Indian tradition, it can also be seen used in bridal ceremonies in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and ...

Cultural Weddings | Lavish Pakistani Wedding

Pakistani weddings are joyous affairs full of colour, vibrancy and merriment. Hiba and Ahmed's wedding was all that and so much more - this was the most extravagant Pakistani wedding we have shot thus far! ...
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What You Need To Know About Destination Weddings | Wedding Articles | Updates, Tips and Advice on Wedding Photography

Destination Weddings You've decided - you're going to have a destination wedding. You can see it already...white sand beach, sunny sky, the ocean as the backdrop to you ceremony. But wait! How will this all ...
Toronto Creative Wedding photographer

Cultural Weddings | Traditional Eritrean Wedding in Montreal

Traditional Eritrean Wedding in Montreal A huge privilege of being a multicultural wedding photographer is getting to experience the traditions and cultures of many different people. Thus, you can imagine our joy when we received ...
Beach destination Ceremony

Wedding planning tips | Wow your wedding guests

Toronto Wedding photographer Your wedding day is all about you. But without your guests, there would be no celebration. Make sure your guests know just how grateful you are to have them be a part ...

7 Ways to get the most out of your wedding photographer

There will be almost 8-10 different wedding vendors you will be dealing with for your wedding. These vendors may have interdependent tasks and it’s very important for the bride and group to understand what these ...

Cultural Weddings | A fairytale Bangla Wedding

Cultural Weddings | A fairytale Bangla Wedding “At the age of 8, I had a detailed wedding binder and, since then, I have been planning this fairy tale wedding,” Prithula. This gorgeous Bride had it ...

Wedding Planning Tips | Save on your wedding bills

Weddings are expensive! A down payment on a house can be afforded in the same amount that it takes to have a wedding! Here are 5 tips to help you keep your costs low and ...
This Bangla couple kept tradition alive in their haldi and sangeet ceremonies. (1)

Cultural Weddings | Bangla Haldi and Sangeet Ceremonies

Bangla Haldi and Sangeet Ceremonies A real Jodha-Akbar - This is how Prithula and Shahidul looked for their pre-wedding event. Our elegant bride donned authentic Bangla attire which paired beautifully with the orange Kurtha of ...

Wedding Planning Tips | Questions to ask your wedding photographer

  Before you decide on your photographer, be sure you really get to know them and are familiar with what to expect. We believe in full disclosure, so ask us any questions you may have. ...

Wedding Planning Tips | Contracts 101

Contracts 101 for Brides and Grooms - Judging a contract is difficult business! Signing a contract that you are unsure about could land you in an unpleasant situation. So take care, and keep the following ...

Save your wedding day

Save your wedding day A wedding is a series of events that can easily get out of hand. You, as the bride and groom, may not have any experience in event planning and now, you ...

Wedding Planners Myths Vs Facts | Updates, Tips and Advice on Wedding Photography

Myth: Wedding Planners cost a fortune! Truth: Wedding Planners can help you save! It’s true that hiring a Wedding Planner is an additional cost, but it’s also true that this additional expense is absolutely worth ...

Romantic Cottage Engagement | Engagement Shoots

Winter fairy tale romance – that was the look designed for this beautiful engagement shoot. In getting to know the Prithula and Shahidul,  we learned their love of romantic date nights. So we decided to give ...
The bride-to-be gets her red sari caught on a branch.

Engagement Shoots | Vintage Vineyard Photo Shoot

70's Indian Cinema in a vineyard setting This engagement session brings together two themes, one 70’s Indian Cinema and the other is rustic fairy tale. The vineyard was the perfect location to portray the rustic fairy ...

Wedding Posing Guide Article | Updates, Tips and Advice on Wedding Photography

Since our clients are not professional models, it is the photographer's responsibility to guide them during the shoot. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when taking your wedding or engagement pictures: 1) Decide your ...

Engagement Shoots | Why you should have an engagement photo shoot

Why you should have an engagement photo shoot Jessi & Dupinder is our special couple of the month, we drove to the outskirts of Montreal for their officially engaged session. Rustic rail engines from the ...

Quebec Irish-French Outdoor Wedding

Outdoor Mill Ceremony in Quebec On a fall afternoon in October, after years of being together, Carlos and Chelsea finally tied the knot. In the small town of Rigaud, QC, lies Au Vieux Moulin, a ...

The Perfect Indian Sikh Wedding

Words from the Bride What the bride enjoyed most about planning her dream day: "I enjoyed the bonding with my parents, bridesmaids and husband. We worked on a lot of arts and crafts, a lot ...

Montreal Sikh Wedding Photography

LASALLE, MONTREAL SIKH WEDDINGS Jessie & Dupinder A wedding, a joining of two souls and the merging of two families. Jessie and Dupinder tied the knot on August 29th, 2014. Their week-long wedding extravaganza was ...
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