Indian brides sit together for a group photograph during a mass wedding in Surat.
In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a photojournalist is silhouetted by the sunset at an Indonesian resort that was devastated by a tsunami that killed at least 430 people.
People in New Delhi take an early morning walk amid heavy smog that brought air quality in the Indian capital to hazardous levels.
The Manila zoo owner sits next to an orangutan named Pacquiao as part of a Christmas show.
This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.
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