Monumental Romance... Get Your Pre-Wedding Fix With Shah Jahan & Others

By Himanshi


The history of our land, our nation stretches far back in time & has changed with every invader pondering & later settling here, making it his home. Owing to so many cultural influences, we are left with a vast & rich history, the proof & remains of which lies in every corner of our country, in the form of our grand monuments. The stand tall, quiet, yet telling tales of the time that was. They also make the prefect backdrop for wedding shoots! [caption id="attachment_3728" align="aligncenter" width="427"] Image Courtesy:[/caption] They are royal, timeless, strong & beautiful... who wouldn't want a memorable picture (or two, or three) amidst the grand setting of history?   [caption id="attachment_3729" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   Every corner of our country is dipped in history, narrating a unique story of it's time. The mighty forts of the west, the intricately detailed temples of the south, the preserved history of the capital... all enrapture with their sheer beauty!   [caption id="attachment_3730" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3731" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3732" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   Many Indian designers have explored the deep halls, courtyards, terraces & pavilions, played around with the vivid colours of fortresses & palaces around the country. Anita Dongre in particular has a keen eye & love for the history preserved in the monuments!   [caption id="attachment_3733" align="aligncenter" width="504"] Image Courtesy: Anita Dongre (Instagram)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3734" align="aligncenter" width="508"] Image Courtesy: Anita Dongre (Instagram)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3735" align="aligncenter" width="502"] Image Courtesy: Anita Dongre (Instagram)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3736" align="aligncenter" width="507"] Image Courtesy: Anita Dongre (Instagram)[/caption]   These couples have us convinced that romance blooms best amidst pieces of history!   [caption id="attachment_3737" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: The Story Weavers[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3738" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: Hitched and Clicked[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3740" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: Z Molu Photography[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3741" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: The Lightbox Productions[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3742" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: The Picture Destination[/caption]   No bridal twirl is complete without an intricately carved wall of history, standing tall in the background!   [caption id="attachment_3743" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: Nikhita Kotru Photography[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3744" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: Shyamal Bhumika (Instagram)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_3745" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Image Courtesy: Ali Xeeshan Theatre Studio (Instagram)[/caption]   We leave you with spectacular images of some of the finest pieces of history for inspiration for your pre-wedding shoot!   In Petra, Jordan...   'Originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a historical & archaeological city in southern Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture & water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the colour of the stone out of which it is carved.'   [caption id="attachment_3746" align="aligncenter" width="286"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   In Marrakech...   [caption id="attachment_3747" align="aligncenter" width="437"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   Red Fort, Delhi...   [caption id="attachment_3748" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Image Courtesy: Quintessence[/caption]   Taj Mahal, Agra...   [caption id="attachment_3749" align="aligncenter" width="419"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]   Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi   [caption id="attachment_3750" align="aligncenter" width="423"] Image Courtesy:[/caption]