I'm FINALLY getting around to blogging this wedding, and I'm so excited! Ellie contacted me on the recommendation of a friend and agreed to fly me and Kyle out to California to shoot her wedding. Only weeks later our friends moved from Fresno to San Diego - only five minutes from the wedding venue. Kyle and I spent the week hanging out with our friends, visiting with his parents, and exploring San Diego. On Thursday we had an awesome time shooting this wedding for two of the kindest people.
Taylor and Andrew's wedding was so lovely. It reminded me of a fairy tale all day. Taylor is beautiful to start with, but then put her in a Cinderella ball gown dress and wow!
Taylor had a first look with her brother, which I thought was so special. The wedding day is a big deal for everyone, not just the bride and groom! And his reaction was so sweet. :)
Taylor and Andrew did their first look in this beautiful garden, which only added to the fairy tale feel of the day.
She looks like Cinderella, right!?
This was a first for me. Taylor rode up to her wedding in a HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE! It was so magical!
I was so excited when Ariel contacted me after Trevor proposed. I haven't spent much time with her, but all of the time I've spent has shown me that she's super fun to be around. I knew that shooting her wedding would be awesome. Ariel and Trevor are such a fun couple. They are always messing around, laughing, and kissing every chance they get. I love hearing them talk about each other because they obviously make each other so happy.
This was also only the second wedding at this brand new venue, so that was cool being one of the first people to shoot there. The bridal suite is awesome, and there are several nice places to take photos on the property.
Kyle grabbed this one while I was with the bride. I thought I would include it just for fun.
Look how happy they are!
She's so pretty - right?
This is officially my favorite father-daughter dance EVER, and the one and only time I've heard the song Butterfly Kisses and not hated my experience.
And the rest of the night just looked like this...
Kyle and I loved shooting Brooke and J.T.'s wedding. Notice I said Kyle and I - he's my official second shooter now! We've shot several weddings together now and I definitely like having him as my second. He's my favorite so far. Anyway, this was such a beautiful wedding. Cedar Hall is an AMAZING venue, with so much character and beautiful spots for photos. This couple is so sweet, and it was easy to tell how much they loved each other. They were both so excited to be starting their lives together. Also, BROOKE IS SO BEAUTIFUL!
Thanks to our amazing clients and the awesome group of vendors that made this day great!