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Getting married in the Spanish sunshine

Getting married in the Spanish sunshine

People choose to get married in Spain because they like the idea of getting married in the sun, perhaps within earshot of waves breaking on the shore or within sight of stunning country scenery. They come to the Costa del Sol because they’re (almost) certain of a rain-free day, because the bright weather helps spirits rise and because the lifestyle encourages them to let their hair down and have a great time. They also like the pretty little churches they exchange their vows in and the picturesque Andalusian villages and historic quarters that are just made for wedding photography. But I think that above all, people love to get married in Marbella because it is such a romantic place. Read more

Hindu wedding in Estepona – an explosion of the senses

Hindu wedding in Estepona – an explosion of the senses

Wow, what an experience. As you know I’ve done a lot of weddings in my time, but this Hindu ceremony was really something special. Some might call it exotic and different, but you have to be there to fully appreciate the dazzling effect on the senses – rich, vibrant colours and textures, fragrant smells in the air and people in beautiful outfits. It’s quite a scene and this one converted the amphitheatre at Hotel Villa Padierna, Estepona, into something from a fairytale.

I have lived in India and love the culture and the religion, so I totally love being a part of Hindu weddings. As a person and a photographer there is just something special about it, and I’d love to do lots more. Rajvi and Bhavesh looked wonderful and as the bride is also a professional wedding planner in the UK the whole day just flowed from one highlight to another. The greatest moment, however, was the marriage itself, and if the ceremony was anything to go by the omens are good. Read more