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September 2023

A bride passes a beautiful painting at The Contessa Hotel on the Riverwalk in San Antonio Texas

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September 2023

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June 2023

In modern times, the dirty pithi is a fun spin where the groom's family and friends throw food items, such as eggs, milk, flour, condiments, etc., to send him off to married life.

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January, 2023

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December 2022

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January 2022


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October 2023

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December 2022

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November 2020

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September 2023

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December 2020


Henri Cartier-Bresson – 26 quotes

November 2022

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December 2021

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October 2023

Bride and bridesmaids cross street from St Anthony Hotel San Antonio with skyline in background

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January 2021

The Leica M3 and M6

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June 2023

Couple pose on wedding day at The Astorian after sunset with a window reflection, Houston, Texas.

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February 2024

Henri Cartier-Bresson's many examples of perfect framing and composition

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January 2022