“Every wedding gives us a memory to take back home…”
Asian Photography|November 2021
Shrey Bhagat is the Co-founder and one half of the creative brains behind Knotting Bells. He completed his graduation in Bachelors of Mass Media and went on to assist Mr. Jatin Kampani as well as have some experience in the advertising sector at X Advertising for the first 4 years of his career.
Shrey Bhagat

He then took on assignments for renowned global brands including PVR, L’Oréal, Soie, and leading magazines like Femina and Filmfare. He has also worked with A-list celebrities like Aditi Rao Hydari, Amy Jackson, and Isha Talwar amongst others. It’s been six years since he founded Knotting Bells and has shot more than 250 weddings, but there is certainly no stopping him. He is tremendously passionate about documenting weddings and lends his own personal touch and finesse to every photograph. With a keen sense of dramatic lighting and angles, he is brilliant at composition. Photography to him is more than what meets the eye. In an engaging chat, Asian Photography talked to him how about he began his career, his inspirations and more. Excerpts:

How did you get into the world of Photography and what sparked your interest in Wedding Photography?

Entering into the world of Photography was initially not a part of my book of plans. Ironically it was my sister’s wedding in the US that made me fall in love with photography. I had just purchased a new phone that had a good camera and I was clicking away out of sheer excitement. But when we all saw the pictures I had clicked, a sudden love for this art emerged. I came back, studied photography, and assisted one of India’s leading fashion photographers - Jatin Kampani. The art of capturing emotions at their purest form and the sheer happiness of freezing moments in photographs was something that caught my attention and sparked my interest. While assisting Jatin Kampani, I came across several experiences and insights that helped me understand the nuances of photography. And eventually, the love for capturing wedding pictures and the emotions behind it caught on and we started Knotting Bells.

How long have you been in business? How has the wedding photography industry changed in these years?

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