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Welcome to the fist chapter in Rachna & Bharat’s whirl wind wedding weekend! Try saying that five times fast! ¬†ūüėČ

I met Rachna & Bharat online via skype. They loved my colorful photography and I loved their fun & art-loving personalities! We got along instantly and I was so excited to finally be able to document an Indian wedding celebration!

After months of planning, traveling, and more planning Rachna & Bharat finally made it from NYC to NC. All be it separately. Rachna had already been here for a few weeks before Bharat joined her, previous to that she had been all the way to India and back. So it had been awhile since the two had any alone time to just be themselves. We met at the Caffe Driade in Chapel Hill, NC. This amazing little coffee shop with an incredible property around it. I was glad we could give them a little extra snuggle time before their epic wedding celebrations began!

I just loved how the soft autumn colors mirrored Rachna & Bharat’s soft sweet love and the quietness of their session. The next two chapters will be a bit more vibrant and action packed, so stay tuned!


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Caffe Driade Chapel Hill – Rachna & Bharat – You + Me