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Bao Box Cafe Westlands

Bao Box Cafe Westlands :: Lovely Intimate Engagement Photoshoot

Congratulations Charity & Joseph Date | 17.04.19 Photo Shoot Location| Bao Box Cafe Westlands Nairobi Nairobi Wedding Photographer | Antony Trivet photography Assistant Photographer | James Garang Make Up Artist | Studio Pretty Faces It was such a joy to be with this happy and fun couple in Bao Box for their engagement shoot. I love engagement session, no matter the season! Charity and Joseph braved the sunny day and rocked their engagement session in Bao Box. They had the […]

Safari Park Hotel Casino :: Kenyan Zimbabwean Engagement Session

Safari Park Hotel Casino :: Kenyan Zimbabwean Engagement Session

Congratulations Maureen & Simba Date | 10.04.19 Photo-shoot Location| Safari Park Hotel & Casino Nairobi Wedding Photographer | Antony Trivet photography Assistant Photographer| Ariff Kuppah  So we’re down by the poolside in Safari Park Hotel and Casino, and Maureen and Simba are having a chat, laughing and joking about the next few days wedding in this same venue… and I forget that I’m actually here to work, to capture some fun moments of them as a couple for their pre-wedding […]

Akamba Traditional Wedding Ceremony :: Melvin & Juliet Dowry Images

Akamba Traditional Wedding Ceremony :: Melvin & Juliet Dowry Images

Congratulations Melvin & Juliet Date | 11.01.19 Dowry Location| Mukuyuni Nairobi Wedding Photographer | Antony Trivet photography Before the marriage a special ceremony was conducted. The groom and his kin had to throw an important party known as “ntheo” which was the minimum threshold that demonstrated that the bride officially belonged to the man she was engaged to. Source Elimu Asilia  

Luo Traditional Wedding Ceremony :: Emmanuel & Donna Dowry Images

Luo Traditional Wedding Ceremony :: Emmanuel & Donna Dowry Images

Congratulations Emmanuel & Donna Date | 12.09.18 Dowry Location| Kendu Bay Nairobi Wedding Photographer | Antony Trivet photography The bride’s mother should prepare chicken “Gweno” and other meals are also included example are cow’s meat “ring dhiang” whereby the cow should be slaughtered on that day. The people who were preparing food are the ones who are involved with serving the groom’s family. The groom’s in –law/ family should not stay at the bride’s house till 6:00 pm since it […]

Agikuyu Traditional Wedding Ceremony :: Alice & George Dowry Photos

Agikuyu Traditional Wedding Ceremony :: Alice & George Dowry Photos

Congratulations Alice & George Date | 12.08.18 Nairobi Wedding Photographer | Antony Trivet photography Assistant Photographer | Ben Kiilu Photo-shoot Location| Nyari Estate Nairobi Make Up Artist :: Freddy MakeUp Artists East Africa Dowry payment is a series of events namely:- 1. Kumenya mucii – getting to know the brides home. 2. Kuhanda ithigi – Literally means planting a branch of a tree mostly banana 3. Kuracia – Actual dowry payment On the set the bride- to- be  and her relatives do all the cooking for […]

Koito :: Kenyan Traditional Wedding Photographer

Congratulations Sharon + Carlos Date | 13.08.16 Ceremony Location | Eldoret During this day the bride groom  goes to the groom’s home with her family and clan elders. The bride groom will be taken to the special hut that has been made and decorated by the groom only.The meals were prepared by both sides. The groom’s family will prepare the following delicacy: bull’s meat, sheep, goat and the sour milk. The bride groom’s family will only prepare ugali made of […]

Kikuyu Traditional Wedding | Grace & Moses Ngurario

What a wonderful wedding to document to start our  wedding season with Grace and Moses gorgeous wedding in Ruai,Kenya. I love the colors and energy in every Agikuyu wedding we document and this particular one has a lot of those. See the past Ngurario here. Check out these images to re-live this wonderful occasion from their Irunga to their Gutinia Kiande Kikuyu Wedding ceremony. Ceremony: Ruai Photography: Antony Trivet Photography

Nairobi Wedding Photography | Ngurario Wedding Ceremony

Recently, I was lucky enough to cover one of the unique Kikuyu Traditional wedding known as “Ngurario”. Though most of the African cultures have been adversely affected by the western culture: There are few people, maybe I can say the cultural remnants who still observe the traditional rituals. I guess the young generation tries to avoid them due to too many complicated procedures as compared to the modern weddings. It entails a lot of things, especially the husband to be […]