Wedding Engagement at Castello Di Amorosa in St. Helena. Amanda and Kamal.

The first time I ever saw Castello Di Amorosa after moving from Los Angeles to wine country was…wtf?  Am I in Tuscany?  Seriously, the Sonoma and Napa Valley Region is so similar in the landscape with it’s sweeping vineyard hills that is hard not to draw similar familiarities.  However, we explored the backside that looks like Kamal’s native India.  AHA!!  I love this part that your aren’t supposed to go to.  (Sorry!  What’s that saying? ” Don’t ask. Beg for forgiveness. ”  Well, it’s a motto I have lived by.  It hasn’t failed me yet.  So….Amanda and Kamal met in med school and they have become each others other halves starting as study partners. aAnd now they are each other’s support for the last 8 years.  So When Kamal proposed to Amanda she felt like they were already married. I loved these engagement photos and this setting is so epic I get excited to photograph here whenever possible. Possibilities on this as a photo location are endless.

Indian Wedding photographer at ICC Milpitas. San Jose, CA. Swathie and Abie

I photographed a magical Indian wedding and reception in Milpitas at the ICC Milpitas near San Jose, CA.Just look at these joyous faces…I love the artistic wedding photos of the henna tattoos on their hands and the photojournalism of them acting out ancient Indian traditions like pointing to the moon.  The colors are so vibrant so as a photographer I look to the color as inspiration in the photographs to bring out the bright and cheerful look in their images.  This Indian child I photographed has the eyes of an Indian angel.  So beautiful!  I love this couple and wish them so much love and happiness!