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Horizon Convention Center | Indianapolis Indian Wedding Photography | Trisha & Karna

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Horizon Convention Center | Indianapolis Indian Wedding Photography | Trisha & Karna

Jennifer Van Elk

Trisha and Karna stood on the faded lawn outside the Minnetrista, drinking in the last rays of sunlight on a cool October day. The bridal party had receded back to the limo, so Trisha and Karna had a few moments alone between their ceremony and their reception. With the sun at his back, Karna pulled Trisha close and softly kissed her forehead.

Trisha and Karna started their day off with a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony and followed that up with a traditional Christian wedding ceremony. It was a lot of fun capturing both ceremonies, and it was definitely a challenging change of pace from our typical one-ceremony weddings. We were fascinated by how much more emphasis was placed on the groom for the Hindu wedding rituals. We were so fortunate to be able to capture the sehra bandi (tying of a traditional headdress on the groom) and the baraat (the groom riding a mare to the wedding ceremony with his sarbala while his family and friends precede him, dancing and singing the whole way). It was such a lovely ceremony with a terrific emphasis on the two families coming together. It was lovely, and we were so glad to be in Muncie at the Horizon Convention Center participating in a great cultural experience.

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Ceremony & Reception Location: Horizon Convention Center
Wedding Colors: Red Purple Gold
Officiant: Rev. James Hilleson
Wedding Dress: Lazaro, Marie Gabriel Couture in Indy
Veil: Marie Gabriel Couture
Bridesmaid Dresses: Bella Bridesmaid, designer Jim Hjelm
Suits: Mens Wearhouse
Hair Stylist: Redhead Salon
Make-up Artist: John Jay
Florist: Miller's Flowers
Catering: Horizon Convention Center & India Palace
Cake Designer: Under the Sun Bakery
Entertainment: DJ Jeet Pithadia with Shaadi Entertainment
Henna: Henna Muse
Invite designers: Invites from India - Ajay Rajani (designer)
Videographer: NorthernLight Film works
Transportation: Yellow Rose Carriages
Processional: A thousand years instrumental - Piano Guys
Recessional: Marry you – Bruno Mars
First Dance: Tum Hi Ho
Father/Daughter: In my life - The Beatles
Mother/Son Dance: Papa Kahete Hai