SHANNON + SEEMA | INDIAN LESBIAN WEDDING | LOS ANGELES, CA.

Posted by on Jul 9, 2013 in Bridal Portraits, LGBT, Love, Portfolio, Weddings | 903 Comments
SHANNON + SEEMA | INDIAN LESBIAN WEDDING | LOS ANGELES, CA.

I have been anticipating this wedding for years now! Shannon and Seema are special to me and I am honored that they chose me to be their wedding photographer. I flew into Los Angeles a few hours before the wedding festivities began. I was greeted by a house full of friends, family and a lot of laughter. It was going to be an exciting day. Beautiful Indian culture, stunning brides & style for miles! Couldn’t ask for more. I have photographed Indian weddings before and I have photographed gay and lesbian weddings before, but never have I ever shot an Indian lesbian wedding. WOW. My heart! There was so much love that consumed the SmogShoppe that evening. Friends and family came pouring in with smiles, hugs and tears… these two are clearly loved and in love. I am writing this blog a month after the wedding and I am proud to say that so much progress has been made in our country with the Supreme Court striking down DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) and Prop 8 in California! Love wins. ALWAYS. Congrats Shannon & Seema. Love you guys! UPDATE: For every LGBT wedding I book in 2014 I have decided to donate a portion to the Trevor Project. READ MORE HERE! Spread the love and get involved in something bigger than yourself.

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Venue: SmogShoppe in Los Angeles, CA.

Hair & Makeup: Oscar Naranjo    2nd Photographer: Margie Woods Brown

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903 Comments

  1. arpit mehta
    January 23, 2014

    amazing pics and grt job

    Reply
  2. charul
    January 25, 2014

    its really awesome to see them together……
    i also love a girl…. but its not allowed to marry her…
    our family and society wont allow us for the same….. :( :’(
    hope we will be together like them…. :)
    please pray for us guys……..plzzzz…..

    Reply
    • adie
      March 31, 2014

      marriage is not the fundamental definition of love..
      as long as you are together and love each other, its the best thing that you can offer to one another….

      my girlfriend and i have been together for 5 years and counting…

      but lets hope that some countries will allow same sex marriage…

      —-crossing my fingers and toes for that. hehehe

      Reply
    • avalez
      April 4, 2014

      Screw the society dude, if you love her go for it. NEVER EVER depend or worry about what your society’s opinion. Best of luck

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    • Laura
      April 8, 2014

      Charul, don’t lose hope. Hopefully you will be together some day, in the same manner that you are in each other’s hearts now. Love really does conquer all.

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    • MANU
      April 16, 2014

      I too share 9 year old relationship wit a gurl. I got married in 2011 and she is gettin married tomorrow. We are each others soulmates but due to society and family pressure we had to get married separately. I am extremely sad about the fact that we wont ever be able to meet each other now as she’ll be movin to US with her hubby soon. I really love her and wish lots of happiness for her future lyf. Hope she’l b mine in nxt birth :)
      n To the above pix dey r xtremly wonderful, i had a smyl throughout while goin thru the snaps.
      Love you shannon and seema. Have a blessed future.

      Reply
  3. humera
    February 4, 2014

    i also want a lesbian copanian plz, plz help me

    Reply
  4. admaiora
    February 23, 2014

    Amazing pics. You can capture the love of that day.
    I hope to find my soulmate and have a wedding like this.

    Love from Italy::)

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  5. Kalindi
    March 15, 2014

    i love the pics its just awesome :)

    SHANNON + SEEMA God bless them and i really appreciate that there family hs supported them and understand there true love…

    if possible pls share me there email IDs i really wanna wish them…

    i will wait for your reply

    best,
    Kalindi

    Reply
  6. family photography photos
    March 20, 2014

    I’m amazed, I must say. Rarely do I come across a blog
    that’s both equally educative andd interesting, and without a
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    Reply
  7. avalez
    April 4, 2014

    I think I’m definetely a lesbian after seeing this. This is just… Oh God this is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen in my life. Screw Religious restrictions, This Indian girl to have the guts to have a Hindu wedding.
    Obviously the entire India must be raging with homophobia in case they see this. What an amazing woman is she to prove those people WRONG in front of the whole world.

    I wish them well and a very happy life together

    Reply
  8. Gigglananda
    April 8, 2014

    Thanks for such awesome views! Pray that the couple remain very happy and ever blooming in love throughout their lives.

    They are lucky to have each other. My whole life i waited for my woman soul mate…yet to find her!!!

    Reply
  9. Ross
    April 12, 2014

    It is really so passionate to see them together. May they always be happy and my warm wishes to them !!!!

    Reply
  10. debjeet
    April 13, 2014

    its really….. good indicators of great future open free as sky …..no bounds no shackels ……no hiding no shame ……i am really happy for the two…wishing them a great good and gracious future…..

    Reply

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