Brides around the world – Farzana Shaikh applies henna to visually impaired brides at the Andh Kanya Prakash Gruh institute as part of a ritual ahead of their marriages in Ahmedabad, India.
Brides around the world – A bride rides to church in the western Macedonian village of Galicnik.
Brides around the world – Belorussian brides take part in an annual Bride Parade in central Minsk.
Brides around the world – Rows of newly wedded brides and grooms mingle at the Unification Church's mass wedding at its headquarters in Gapyeong, South Korea, on February 17, 2013. About 3,500 couples matched by the church tied the knot.
Brides around the world – An Indian Muslim bride during a mass wedding ceremony at the ancient Sarkhej Roja in Ahmedabad.
Brides around the world – Pakistani brides attend a mass marriage ceremony in Karachi. Some 110 couples participated in the ceremony organized by a local charity welfare trust.
Brides around the world – Brides line up with their grooms during a group Valentine's Day wedding at the National Croquet Center on February 14, 2013, in West Palm Beach, Florida. The group wedding is put on by the Palm Beach Country Clerk & Comptroller's office, and approximately 40 couples tied the knot.
Brides around the world – Couples prepare for marriage during a mass wedding ceremony on December 12, 2012, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The day saw a surge in marriage around the globe to mark 12/12/12.
Brides around the world – A Jewish bride is surrounded by relatives during her wedding to the great-grandson of the rabbi of the Tzanz Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community in Netanya.