Kathmandu Wedding Photography

Welcome to the Kathmandu Wedding Photography of {S} and {A}.

What can I say? Kathmandu! It was absolutely beautiful to be back again. It’s the city of my birth. My formative years were spent in Kathmandu.

This was the second of three trips I’d make to Nepal this year. The first trip back to Kathmandu, after a nearly 8-year absence, reminded me how much I have forgotten about Kathmandu. I was very emotional when I had to return to the UK.

So, I was extremely pleased when {A} approached me to be his wedding photographer in his marriage to his beautiful bride {S}. It didn’t take very long for us to agree that I would be their Kathmandu Wedding Photographer.

You can view their post-engagement wedding shoot here.

Yak Party Palace Wedding Photography

It’s traditional in Newari weddings for the groom to send gifts to the bride and her family a few days before the wedding. This is actually the engagement ceremony, and is commonly known are Supari Diney (which means ‘to give’). This ceremony was held upstairs at the Yak Party Palace. It’s not a day I will forget as there was an Earthquake tremor during the Supari Diney ceremony.

Classic Venue Wedding Photography

On the day of the wedding ceremony, the groom, and his friends and family go to the wedding ceremony with a musical band. This procession is called the Janti. This is always a vibrant and loud experience and stops when the groom is met by the bride’s family.

Once all the ceremonies with the groom are finished, the bride makes her entrance with her mother and another close relative.

Once the wedding ceremony is over the bride and groom make their way back to the groom’s home to meet the groom’s family. This can be a long and formal ceremony depending on the number of family members attending.

Heritage Gardens Wedding Photography

A few days later we were at the Heritage Garden for the reception party of the groom. During this time, the bride and her family lay out the gifts from the groom received during the Supari Diney. Then members of the bride’s family bless the bride or receive blessings (if they are younger).

Once done, then it was capturing group photos of the guests and some dancing at the end.

Here are some of my favourite Kathmandu Wedding Photos;

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kathmandu wedding photography landscape

kathmandu wedding photography scene

kathmandu wedding photography groom laughing

kathmandu wedding photography cooking

kathmandu wedding photography groom and his sister laughing

kathmandu wedding photography bride laughing at yak party palace

kathmandu wedding photography bride and red bangles

kathmandu wedding photography putting tikka on

kathmandu wedding photography speech and brides waiting on

kathmandu wedding photography bride portrait

kathmandu wedding photography groom putting on shirt

kathmandu wedding photography the band

kathmandu wedding photography daughter putting tika on her dad

kathmandu wedding photography groom throwing rice in the air

kathmandu wedding photography tika on the groom

kathmandu wedding photography groom and guests waiting

kathmandu wedding photography selfie time

kathmandu wedding photography groom ready to leave for wedding

kathmandu wedding photography the janti

kathmandu wedding photography groom on the way to the wedding ceremony

kathmandu wedding photography trying to hide the groom's shoes

kathmandu wedding photography arrival of the bride

kathmandu wedding photography putting the mala on

kathmandu wedding photography bride touching the groom's feet

kathmandu wedding photography wedding guests looking on

kathmandu wedding photography groom putting sindoor on the bride

kathmandu wedding photography groom putting the ring on the bride

kathmandu wedding photography bride and groom exchanging garlands

kathmandu wedding photography bumping bride and groom's heads

kathmandu wedding photography confetti on the bride and groom

kathmandu wedding photography the puja

kathmandu wedding photography bride and groom portrait

kathmandu wedding photography bride and groom portrait

kathmandu wedding photography crying guests

kathmandu wedding photography crying bride

kathmandu wedding photography crying grandparents

kathmandu wedding photography crying during the ceremony

crying bride and aunt kathmandu wedding photography

kathmandu wedding photography bride regaining her composure

kathmandu wedding photography groom joking around

kathmandu wedding photography selfie

kathmandu wedding photography upset mum and grandmother

kathmandu wedding photography upset mum

kathmandu wedding photography puja

kathmandu wedding photography upset bride and mum

kathmandu wedding photography upset bride's family

kathmandu wedding photography bride and her parents emotional

kathmandu wedding photography groom with the shoe

kathmandu wedding photography laughing guests

kathmandu wedding photography emotional bride and her mum

emotional bride and mum kathmandu wedding photography

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kathmandu wedding photography laughing in the car

kathmandu wedding photography laughing bride groom and family

kathmandu wedding photography puja for bride

kathmandu wedding photography puja meeting the family

kathmandu wedding photography couple portrait

 

Are you looking for a Kathmandu Wedding Photographer?

I have photographed several weddings in Kathmandu and each has been truly unique and fantastic. If you are thinking of having your wedding in Kathmandu, then please do get in touch to discuss your wedding plans. You can contact me directly at info@amatya.co.uk, via phone on +447961410413, or through my contact form.

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