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Complete Guide of Indian Wedding Photography in 2020

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By Editorial Team

Updated on 30 June, 2020

You have fixed your wedding date and booked your marvellous scene, selected your picture-perfect wedding outfit, but what about your man of the moment, no not your hubby, but you photographer -who would click dreamy photos to look after the wedding and feel the nostalgia!




We take pictures of moments that we want to capture forever- may it be on the last day of school or special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries etc. Among the events, the wedding is the most essential part of an individual’s life. Whereas photographing the wedding comes in the list of wedding essentials because no-one wants to have photographs that do not justify the moments of marriage. So an expert wedding photographer who can play with his gear too well and who has creative perspective to catch the extraordinary air of your D-Day is something who everyone looks for. Finding a caterer, mehndi designer or decorator is important, but when it comes to wedding photographer, it becomes even more special when there are just too many options and you are afraid that you don’t miss out on the best, aren’t you? 



Now talking about wedding photography, there is a defined scene in photos that we have in our mind that we don’t want our photographer to miss. For example, you want a picture in which you are standing on the golden sands of desert holding the hand of your partner while your dress is flying with the wind and the sky is dreamy. This has to be described to your wedding photographer so that he knows that you want to have your pre-wedding shoot in the desert of Dubai. So there are various types of wedding photography. Not all photographers do all kinds. While some may have their skill in creative, another’s speciality may be candid. So you want to find someone who is an all-rounder so that you can get the best of pictures.


       Different Types of Indian Wedding Photography

So here is the list of different types of wedding photography styles you should know and thereafter you may choose which one you want. Have a look at the diverse sorts of Indian wedding photography.


Regular Indian Wedding Photography 


Every small to big moments of the wedding ceremonies, from the band baaja to your bridal attire, the services to style, to bidai, all that you can consider in a wedding is shot and recorded to store ageless memories. The budget range costs between ₹ 30,000 to ₹ 60,000. The premium range costs between ₹ 1,00,000 to ₹ 10,00,000

Best Photographers in this style: Ramit Batra; Knotsbyamp; Lakshya Manwani Photography; Photo Tantra; Fotosutra; Neytra; The ‘We Do’ Moments By Meenakshi Jain; Srejon Imagery; Photriya Studios; Meow Studio




Pre & Post Wedding Photo-Shoots


Pre and post-wedding shoots are somewhat personal focusing primarily on the deep love for each other. It may be about a love story of the couple, how they met or at some dreamy destination, without the wedding and people. The budget range costs between ₹ 50,000 to ₹ 1,50,000. The premium range costs between ₹ 1,00,000 to ₹ 6,00,000.

Best Photographers in this style: Nitant Sabharwal; The Cinematic Wedding Filmer; Wedding Nama; Memories by Prakash Tilokani; Badal Raja & Company; Ramit Batra; Knotsbyamp; Pixelstory.in; Photo Tantra; Fotosutra



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Drone Wedding Photography


This kind of photography gives you a flying perspective of how the Gods must watch over you. With the use of various drones, the photographers have become very creative in capturing the love birds while sleeping on a picturesque plain or standing on a high mountain. It costs between ₹ 1,50,000 to ₹ 6,00,000.

Best Photographers in this style: Reels & Frames; cameracrew; WhatKnot; my Visual Artistry Photography and Films 


Classic or Traditional Indian Wedding Photography


We all know this style of wedding photography very well. Despite new contemporary styles of photography coming every day, we always have the classic photo style in the back of our mind which has been done since our grandparent’s wedding. There is nothing contemporary but just pure moments. It budget range costs between ₹ 30,000 to ₹ 45,000. The premium range costs between ₹ 1,00,000 to ₹ 3,00,000.

Best Photographers in this style: ShutterInk Photography and Naman Verma Photography; Sephi Bergerden; The Cinematic Wedding Filmer; Badal Raja & Company; Knotsbyamp; Shutterink; Pixelstory.in; Lakshya Manwani Photography; Photo Tantra




 Candid Indian Wedding Photography

The most looked upon wedding photography style is candid because no-one wants to miss the fun of a wedding while continually focusing on the posing. Bride and groom want that their fun and laughter are captured in the moments perfectly without stressing about posing. And moreover, this type of photos make you more happy looking back. It costs between ₹ 25,000 to ₹ 60,000. The premium range costs between ₹90,000 to ₹ 1,00,000. 

Best Photographers in this style:- Photo Tantra, ShutterInk, Weddingnama, Twogether Studios By Arjun & Praerna Kartha, Fotowalle; Navdeep Soni Photography; Nitant Sabharwal; The Cinematic Wedding Filmer; Wedding Nama; Memories by Prakash Tilokani; Ramit Batra; Shutterink; Pixelstory.in; Lakshya Manwani Photography; Photo Tantra; Fotosutra; ShaadiGrapher


 Candid Indian Wedding Photography

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Documentary Indian Wedding Photography


The whole affair from the beginning to the end is documented which flows seamlessly creating a story. This style of wedding photography concentrates on building a story by capturing the important and the minute elements together, with a higher focus on real-inspired photography than dramatic aptitude, lighting other techniques to intensify the image. Bookmark one of these Indian wedding photography ideas. 


Best Photographer for this style: Twogether Studios By Arjun & Praerna Kartha



Lifestyle Wedding Photography


Another wedding photography style that has been trending lately and on every couple’s bucket list, this type of photography captures the minute styling with the contemporary approach of taking pictures giving an insight into the life of the couple. These pictures are mostly made with a relaxed environment or exotic locations. It costs between ₹ 1,50,000 – ₹ 5,00,000.

Best Photographer in this style: Neeta Shankar Photography Pvt Ltd ; Ramit Batra; Sandeep Patil Photography


Lifestyle Wedding Photography

Vintage Wedding Photography


Vintage look photographs make you feel all soft charm and old sentimental moments warmly. This type of photography comprises of the photos that make you travel to another time so that you feel more nostalgic and dreamy. 

Best photographer in this style: FotoShaadi; Photo Tantra


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 Artistic Indian Wedding Photography


Sometimes mainstream wedding photography is too monotonous. Some couples want to break this monotony and do something creative. Playing with props or lighting is what is incorporated in this type of photography style. Such photos are flawless, and they are unforgettable.

Best Photographers for this style: Fotowalle – The Story Folks, Weddingnama; Glimpse Photography; Sumuhurtham Photography; Yadhu Photography



 Dramatic Wedding Photography


Ever wished to be on the cover photograph of a magazine? The top of the line photography of this style is dramatic, which can portray your moments as if in movies or a magazine cover.

Best Photographers For This Style: WeddingGrams, Snapsoul, Fotosutra


Dramatic Indian Photography

Destination Wedding Photography


Present-day couples are selecting beautiful locations far away from home for their wedding. So that they not only have a magnificent wedding but can also have scenic and lovely wedding photos. This style of photos accomplishes the point of capturing the magnificence of the beautiful bond in which you are bonding in for a lifetime in an equally fascinating place. It costs between ₹ 1,50,000 to ₹ 3,00,000


Best Photographer in this style: 1plus1studio; Sephi Bergerden; Badal Raja & Company; Aniket Mazumdar Photography; Feather Tree by Aviraj Saluja; Beginnings for You; Bhumi & Simran Photography; Ramit Batra; Knotsbyamp; Fotosutra; Sharik Verma Wedding Photography


Destination Wedding Photography

Wedding Cinematography 


This style of photography recreates your romantic story and incorporates it into a series of pictures. This is the most delightful manner by which photographers work out through all the amazing photos taken pre, during and post your wedding to create a narrative. It shows a mystical reminder of your incredible journey together to date. It costs between ₹30,000 to ₹ 70,000. The premium range is between ₹ 50,000 to ₹ 1,00,000.

Best Photographers in this style: Cinematic Weddings; Golden Calf Studios; Karan Shah Photography; Uttam Videos; One Third Motion Pictures; Nitant Sabharwal; The Cinematic Wedding Filmer; Wedding Nama


P.S.-Photo credits to respective owners.

Make sure your love story gets a great album!