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Manali Photography is a wedding & couples' photography business based out of Washington D.C. and Charlottesville, VA. When she's not making couples laugh or editing for the fastest turnaround time you ever did see, you might find her with family & friends at a vineyard with cheese & rosé to share! Cheers!!
As you probably know, I LOVE proposals and it was fun making it out to Richmond to capture this one! Golu and Manan met through mutual friends and the first time they hung out, they had an INCREDIBLE time! They met for the first time right in the heart of Richmond at Belle Isle! He picked her up from the Richmond train station, went to Belle Isle, and accidentally even FELL into the water haha! They walked around the streets of Richmond, had amazing food and spent time at Brown’s Island. Such an iconic first date in Richmond 🙂
From their first date, they grew super close! Their favorite kind of date night is a simple one, staying in, cooking a nice savory meal together for dinner and then ending the night on a sweet note with dessert! They’ve been around the world to Iceland together and hope to make it out even further to the beautiful Darjeeling, where Golu is from, later this year! But wherever they go, they’ll go together!
It was such an honor to be a part of Golu & Manan’s proposal! I got to Belle Isle bright and early and brought along Naveen to help with my cover haha! Manan gave Golu a scrapbook of memories from the years they’ve been together and then got down on one knee and she said YES!!! They celebrated with their friends and families right after which was super sweet! They went back for a quick change of clothes before we got to capture some super cute pictures of the two of them celebrating their big day at Belle Isle and around Richmond!
Golu & Manan, congratulations!!! I’m SO glad I got to be a part of the whole plan and I wish you two the very best as you plan out your wedding and your next adventure together!
They’re so happy!!
Both of their families came to congratulate them!
Looking at the book Manan made of their adventures so far together!
Outfit two!! These two are so so cute together!
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