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Varsha + John Part 1 – The Mehendi Celebration

The day before their wedding, Varsha + John hosted the traditional Indian Mehendi pre-ceremony celebration at the Cornerstone W&W in Apalachin, NY. This was my first time attending a Mehendi celebration and I had SO much fun! They hired Henna by Nayalesh, an incredible henna artist out of Albany, and she did a stunning job on Varsha’s henna as well as all of the guests. varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-41P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-31P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-35P I NI M A G ESo incredible! I love that she included Varsha + John’s names as well as their wedding date.varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-39P I NI M A G EThe Cornerstone at W&W is a beautiful wedding venue. With the sun just starting to set we took full advantage and took some sunset shots.
varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-44P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-55P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-57P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-58P I NI M A G EI’m slightly obsessed with Varsha’s outfit but even more so her shoes. I LOVE shoes and these were so pretty.varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-63P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-65P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-61P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-62P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-68P I NI M A G EYou guys know I love to make my brides spin. At least, you should know this by now.varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-70P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-81P I NI M A G EI also like to make my grooms spin so they don’t feel left out. SO pretty John. varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-87P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-89P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-96P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-99P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-105P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-107P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-110P I NI M A G EIt was so much fun mingling with all of Varhsa and John’s friends and family. They were such a fun group and I tried to take as many pictures as I could of every one of them. varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-116P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-161P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-163P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-176P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-7P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-11P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-15P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-18P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-20P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-21P I NI M A G ENayalesh creating perfection!varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-22P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-24P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-25P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-26P I NI M A G EI thought it was so sweet that John was feeding Varsha since she couldn’t touch anything while her henna was still wet. varsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-128P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-146P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-150P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-152P I NI M A G Evarsha-john-wedding-mehendi-event-binghamton-ny-jen-pecka-photography-173P I NI M A G EThe entire event was fun but one of my most favorite parts was the night shots. Cornerstone at W&W has so many pretty lights strung up that it creates such a romantic ambiance. I loved utilizing their lights while adding some of my own back lighting. The result was magical.

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If you’re looking for an amazing venue, I highly recommend Cornerstone at W&W. They do an incredible job and it’s such a pretty spot for a celebration/wedding/event of any kind. Also see below for Nayalesh’s contact info if you need a henna artist for your Mehendi celebration! She is SO talented!

Cornerstone at W&W: https://www.wwnursery.com/cornerstone

Henna by Nayalesh: https://www.hennabynayalesh.com

Stay tuned for Varsha + John’s wedding day blog! It’s coming up so soon!

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