Chennai's Most Candid Wedding Photographers And Why You Should Book Them ASAP

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The wedding finery has been chosen. The venue, tastefully done up. The return gifts have been packed. And the bride and groom are all set to start their happily ever after. All the D-Day needs now is someone who can capture all the little moments of joy that might pass you by in the madness of a wedding day. Not sure where to start? Relax! Here are some of the finest candid wedding photographers in Chennai who can help capture the beauty of your big day forever. You can thank us later. 

Pranesh Padmanabhan

When Pranesh is not busy managing his travel-themed cafe, he’s behind the lens weaving in and out of wedding crowds. His candid portraits almost have a dream-like quality to them. The secret to his snaps might be the attention he pays to post-processing. A rare photographer who always keeps an eye out for his “customer happiness” quotient, it's no surprise he’s one of the city’s favourites.

Price: INR 1,45,000 upwards

Contact: +918033705420  or email

Gayatri Nair

A photographer who sees weddings as a celebration of life, tradition and family, Gayatri took up wedding photography after corporate stints in Singapore and New York. Be it a tearful Marwadi bidaai, a rollicking Punjabi sangeet or a lavish Reddy wedding, she’s seen it all and captured it beautifully. She treats each wedding — its aesthetics, struggles, wants and desires as unique. So, if you’re someone who wants something off the beaten track, and not just duplicate what you saw on Instagram, you know who to get in touch with.

Price: INR 70,000 upwards

Contact: Call her at +91 9940046599 or email her at 


Vinay Aravind

After having spent close to seven years in the world of corporate law, Vinay stumbled into the world of wedding photography when photos he’d taken at a friend’s wedding turned out really well and landed him his first gig. His knack for capturing spontaneity, especially when it comes to emotions and expressions sets him apart from others.  Added to this is the fact that Vinay is a one-man army and proud of it! Having travelled across cities, states and countries to capture weddings, he loves the adventure of immersing himself in cross-cultural wedding photography.

Price: On request

Contact: +91 9940676017 or email at

Alpheus Danson

Alpheus, a self-proclaimed introvert, found wedding photography to be the most meaningful and fulfilling way to connect with people. He is particularly good at exploring the many textures of human emotion. His photographs are his way of proving that even the ordinary can become extraordinary and wedding chaos can be translated to serenity. His captures fuse the real and the mystical well in their visual narratives. What he also loves capturing are weddings that are intimate, especially ones that don’t follow the usual patterns of a tradition-driven marriage.

Price: INR 80,000 upwards

Contact:+91 9840201678 or email

Amar Ramesh

Be it in the middle of serene backwaters, under a dark, cloudy sky, a thick canopy of trees or as balloons fly high  — Amar Ramesh sure has a flair for visual drama.  Having left a career in IT long behind, Amar has been living his dream of capturing the timeless and doing a stellar job with that. Amar (and his ever-growing team) travel across states to help you preserve some of the best moments of your life with unparalleled images.

Price: INR 2,50,000 upwards

Contact: +91 72999 22881 or mail him at

Rohan Mishra Photography

Being a married couple, Rohan and Puja Mishra work together to capture the chemistry of the bride and groom in their most candid moments. Rohan's background in photography and Puja's experience with advertising, styling and ideation really helps create wonderful shots. This duo is also known for creating gorgeous custom storybooks for each couple that tells their story in an absolutely exclusive manner, and we love them! 

Price:  INR 80,000 upwards 

Contact:  +91 9940090869

Signatures by Sriram Raghu

Emotions and human connections have been Sriram Raghu's motivation behind pursuing photography,  and this comes alive in all his candid shots. His focus on documenting memories rather than producing memorabilia has helped him win over many couples. He's pretty easy going and patient, so you can trust that he'll make the whole process of shooting the best pictures a breeze. 

Price: On request

Contact: 99405 90698

Mystic Studios

A team of three photographers, Saravanan, Ajith and Prashanth, these guys started as street photographers, but now are doing a fab job capturing the most beautiful memories for couples. From shooting pictures of couples who left to vote right after their wedding to capturing the bride's natural expression while she gets weighed down by more jewellery, their Instagram feed is full of humbling, heartwarming moments. 

Price: INR 1,50,000 onwards

Contact: +91 98942 62613