Camera: Mehndi

My dear friend, Neha, had her Mehndi back in June, and I’m finally getting around to posting it here. Mehndi is an ancient tradition in the Middle East and India. Gorgeous, intricate designs are “painted” onto flesh using cones of henna. It’s also a festive celebration of the bride and the women of her family & friends who have helped guide her through life. If you are ever invited to attend this beautiful tradition, you must do so!

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Neha receiving a blessing as her mama looks on…

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The bride’s Mehndi is always incredibly intricate.

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Here is my beautiful Mehndi!

 

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2 thoughts on “Camera: Mehndi

  1. Katrina says:

    Awesome!!!! I am so happy for you that you were able to be a part of it!

  2. […] may remember seeing Nick and Neha before on my blog. I took their engagement photos, photographed Neha’s mehndi, and photographed their wedding. Now, they are two months away from being parents, and they asked […]

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