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Two Cultures Beautifully Married Into One Wedding Day


Two Cultures Beautifully Married Into One Wedding Day

Traditional Indian wedding ceremony, meet German wedding reception! That's right this beautiful day not only saw two lovely people married together but also their cultures! So sit back and enjoy this exciting trip through the color and excitement of an Indian wedding day and the family style warmth and cheer of a German reception party! 

Keep scrolling to see more of this lovely day, and don't miss a single moment. We have a full gallery of photos courtesy of Daniela Marquardt, not forget to stop by to see more.


bride getting a hana tattohena tattoo


prepping for the wedding


welcome partysimple and sweet wedding table decorbride and groom at the welcome party


welcome party

The Welcome Party

This wedding was really a dream for every photographer. The wedding venue on Mallorca was so magical and Antje and Rajat are the most relaxed, awesome and cutest people I know. The whole wedding was like an Indian dream with Germans roots. Antje is a German girl and Rajat was born in India. Both are living in New York and so you can imagine that all the guest came from all over the world to celebrate the amazing wedding with their friends and family. 

Rajat's family still live in India and they are such heart-warming people. We are beyond grateful for the opportunity to capture their big day. 

The day before the wedding day started with a henna session. Everyone, not just the bride Antje were given an amazing henna tattoo on their arms and feet. After which they had a plethora of Indian vegetarian and vegan food. Later in the evening, the party really got started, everyone danced to Indian pop music. The DJ did such a great job and everybody looked amazing. 


bride and bridesmaids in traditional Indian wedding garb


parade to the wedding ceremony


here comes the groom

The Ceremony

The next day started with a very small getting ready party for Antje and Rajat that included Indian traditions. Before the ceremony, we had a small couple shoot with the bride and groom in traditional Indian clothes. the ceremony began with Rajat riding in on a horse. Following this Antje came in accompanied by her father and her bridesmaids. The traditional wedding ceremony lasted around 3 hours. 


outdoor wedding ceremony


traditional Indian wedding


here comes the bride


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wedding portraits

The Quick Change & Reception

Cocktail hour followed and everyone was refreshed with drinks and fresh food. After food and drinks, the second half of the day proceeded, a German wedding reception started with a quick outfit change for Antje and Rajat. She was stunning in her white dress, like a Mallorquin princess, and he looked handsome in a well-tailored suit! 

We drove to the cliffs for a breathtaking couple shoot. Upon completing the shoot we arrived at the wedding venue where guests were waiting for the beautiful bridal couple to celebrate their big day in the complete German style.  

An extremely long table, where the dinner was served, was so amazing too and looked brilliant with a lot of big flowers. After having a big dinner with lots of vegetarian and vegan food the party started.


bride getting ready for her reception

bride and groom wedding portraits

sea side wedding photosbride and groom wedding portraits

pool side wedding receptionbride and her bridesmaids

floral garland wedding table decor

family style reception seatingevening wedding receptionwedding food

cheers to the bride and groom

cake cuttingwedding first dance

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