Photography by Elvira Azimova since 2009

Somalian wedding photography in London

Somalian wedding photography in London presents a unique and culturally rich opportunity for photographers to capture the beauty, traditions, and emotions of a Somalian wedding celebration in the vibrant city of London.
To photograph a Somalian wedding, we consider the following tips:

1.Cultural Awareness:

We know Somalian wedding customs and traditions beforehand. and we respect the cultural significance of certain rituals and events during the wedding, and we ensure that our photography captures these moments in a respectful and authentic manner.


2.Pre-wedding Consultation:

We can have chat with you before the wedding to understand your preferences, any specific cultural elements you want to include in the photography, and your vision for the final photo collection.

3. Candid Moments:

Somalian weddings are filled with joyful and emotional moments. We love to capture candid shots of the couple, family, and guests, as these images often convey the true essence of the celebration.


4. Vibrant Colors and Attire:

Somalian weddings are known for their colorful and elaborate attire. We always pay attention to the intricate details of the clothing and jewelry.

5. Group Portraits:

Group shots of the couple with their families and close friends are an essential part of Somalian weddings. We love to organize and capture these group portraits to document the people who are significant in the couple's life.


6. Traditional Ceremonies:

We know and are prepared to photograph traditional ceremonies, such as henna ceremonies or other cultural rituals that may take place before or during the wedding.


7. Venue Selection:

We can help and recommend to choose appropriate locations and backdrops that complement the couple's style and cultural preferences. London offers a diverse range of venues, some of which may align well with the couple's cultural background.

8. Delivery of Photos:

We always discuss the timeline for delivering the final photo collection is one week after the wedding. Somalian weddings often involve multiple events over several days, so ensure you choose a comprehensive package that captures the entire celebration.


9. Respect Privacy:

We are mindful of the cultural norms regarding privacy, and obtain permission before sharing or publishing any photos, especially those involving sensitive moments or religious ceremonies.


Capturing a Somalian wedding in London is an showcase the beauty of cultural traditions. We approach the wedding with respect and enthusiasm, and our photography will reflect the essence of this special occasion for you.

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