Dropdstudio Weddings | Wedding Photographer in Siliguri

My first touch with a Camera was way back in 2007 while pursuing my master’s in Audio Visual Communication. I remember buying a used Nikon Camera, FM 10, and spending more on films every month than the price I had paid to buy the Camera.

In a year, I bought another one, a semi-automatic Nikon Camera, an F 65. I thought I made great images, better than most of my peers, since I would often get a lot more comments in my work. In retrospect, however, when I look back on my journey as a wedding photographer, I was only a snapshooter. Meaning, photographing what you get in front of you. I think that’s quite common when you are a budding photographer.

Soon after I finished my master’s, my first job was as a field reporter with a Bangalore-based tabloid, Bangalore Mirror. This gave me first-hand experience with photojournalism. While I was in the field to report on a story, I would be accompanied  by a photojournalist. Over the next few months, I spent a lot of time talking to the news photographers from my newspaper and others and I was quite drawn to the job of a photojournalist.

Around the same time, I started getting some freelancing work as a photographer. I got myself a Nikon F65, soon enough, got another body, Nikon D300s. I started to work as a freelance photographer. I started to get new contacts and quite a lot of Wedding photography enquiry.

Around that time, I photographed a lot of weddings in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai… even a few destinations weddings in some exotic locations like Devigarh Palace in Udaipur and Punjab.

I was being interviewed by newspapers and magazines and my wedding work got featured in quite a few places.

Long story short. It’s been ten years since I have been photographing weddings and many things have changed. There are a lot more wedding vendors than ever. More photographers, bulkier cameras, massive wedding setups. But one thing that has remained the same is the passion to photograph a wedding and to capture those fleeting moments.

I call myself a documentary wedding photographer and I use this experience to tell the story of the wedding in a timeless, honest, and most relaxed way. My style of photography – sometimes called reportage or wedding photojournalism – means that almost all the photographs are candid and unobtrusive to a large extent. I believe in the power of story, and photographs are a great storytelling medium. 

Over the years, I have honed my skills as a commercial photographer learning new skills and doing a lot more advertising and commercial work. I put those works on my commercial website, which you can see here.

Needless to say, I am indeed thankful and indebted to all those happy clients who have trusted my work and have given me the chance to document their special day.

I am sharing a small set of images here that I photographed in my very initial days as a budding photographer. Some of them are as old as 12 years ago. 



night couple portrait by dropdstudioweddings


  • Ekta prasad
    March 1, 2022

    Your beautiful PHOTOGRAPHS itself speaks Your love, passion and talent for Documentry wedding PHOTOGRAPHY. KEEP it up and wish you great SUCCESS✨

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