Jaymee & Mike at Dove Canyon Country Club

One thing Jaymee and Mike pull off easily is looking effortlessly glam, with a lengthy veil, lace-sleeved dress, and classic Rolls Royce. Glam is actually a pretty good way to describe the whole wedding, in fact!Venue (ceremony): St. Kilian Catholic ChurchVenue (reception): Dove Canyon Golf ClubWedding Planning: Ciao Bella Wedding Planning & EventsFloral Design: Cargo CreativeVideography: Sparkle FilmsClassic Car: Classy Chassis RentalsLighting & Drapery: Illuminated EventsLive Music: West Coast Music Beverly HillsHair & Makeup: OC Hair & Makeup

Coastal Wedding in Long Beach

Sparklers, a classic California sunset, honey favors, bunny cake toppers...and homemade marshmallows for the s'mores station? Yes, please!!Preparations Venue: Hyatt the Pike Long BeachVenue: Long Beach Museum of ArtHair/Makeup: Susie CeeDJ: Vince PortilloCake: Sweet TradersFlorals: DIYJulius1017Julius1032Julius1029Julius1040wedding guestbook frame shadowboxasian bride at beachJulius1082unique boutonniere for groomJulius1087cute kids in wedding, rabbit wedding cakeJulius3039Julius3066Julius3074coastal wedding photosJulius3130Julius1107Julius3135Julius5054long beach museum of art wedding ideasJulius5065Julius5136Julius5142Julius5145Julius5162

Newport Beach wedding photos

A stellar engagement ring, a ladykiller of a ring bearer, the poofiest most Sex-in-the-City veil I've ever laid eyes on, and a massive mouthwatering buffet including a humongous seafood spread---all could be found at Sloane and Kevin's wedding. Honorable mention: the gorgeous August afternoon weather!Venue: Pacific Club in Newport Beach, CAFlorals: Petal to the MetalDJ: Playtime AttractionsBride's Shoes: Charlotte Olympiasweet engagement ringlittlest ring bearerwedding architecture bridecute bride and groom portraitpacific club wedding newlywedsbeautiful bride and groomsex in the city bridering bearer like a bosspacific club newport beach wedding ceremonybeautiful wedding day archguest reactions to weddingnewly wedded couple congratulationsromantic bride and groom portraitseafood buffetpacific club wedding roomuncomfortable shoes on the dancefloorwedding dance party

Fire Garden Wedding Photos, Adara and Tom

Adara and Tom wanted to model their wedding after the relaxed good-times feeling they typically enjoy at music festivals, so it was no surprise they picked an offbeat ranch-style estate as their venue, ordered wild-looking arrangements from their florist, used a food truck for their dinner, and a live band for their guests' entertainment. Attendees were also treated to an open bar, a massive and delicious wedding cake designed by a friend (complete with sweet marzipan mushrooms), and of course our Open-Air Photobooth with nerdy props nodding to Tom's love for Doctor Who and comic books. Last October it was pretty hot almost all month, so I was concerned it might be an uncomfortable day so far from the beach air---however the weather turned out amazing! Mild temperature, beautiful sunlight filtering through the trees for their ceremony and photo sessions, and a cool breeze at night to level off guests as they got down on the dance floor! Looks like Adara and Tom ordered up the most fabulous wedding day possible!Venue: The Fire Garden, Bonsall, CACoordination: Neon Carrot EventsFloral Design: Third BloomCaterer: Miho GastroTruckCake: Kim CraneLive Music: Leroy & the Bad Bad BrownsBride's dress: Amy MichelsonBride's jewelry "sandals": Jewelry by Sedra

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Congrats to Tom and Adara on a gorgeous wedding with some chillaxed music festival flair!

Chapman University in Orange Wedding Party Photos

You would never believe how hot it was in Orange by looking at the photos our associate photographers Carolyn and Nathan took of their wedding party. Further proof this couple and their friends are totally cool as cucumbers.Venue: Chapman University & The VillaCake: Creative Cakes Rentals: Allure Event Rentals Linens: GBS Linens Design/Planning: Dez PattersonDJ: World Class Entertainmentchapman university wedding photogroomsmen photoRea1274Rea3005Rea3101Rea3107Rea3124Rea5005Rea5029Rea5210wedding party chapman university orange

The Center Club Costa Mesa Wedding - Lori and Nick

I love how down-to-earth and mellow Lori and Nick are! I think Matt and I somehow attract all the coolest couples who don't sweat it when their wedding schedule gets a little crazy and the weather gets a little hot and humid. Humidity adds a nice cheery glow to the cheeks, right? Right?Venue (Ceremony): Forty Martyrs Armenian AposVenue (Reception): Center ClubFloral Design: Designs By TriciaCoordination: To Love & Cherish, Inc.Video: One Plus One CinemaCake: Cinderella Cakes 

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In Honor of Steve

Last month Matt and I were truly saddened to hear that Steve, the father of our May 30th client Wendy, passed suddenly during a motorbiking expedition in his native South Africa. Shortly thereafter, Wendy designated her favorite picture of the two of them together (which we created at her wedding) as her new profile picture on Facebook in his memory.We only met Steve on Wendy's wedding day, but he was a bright spark of a personality, full of mischievous grins, funny suggestions for photos, and visibly beaming with love, joy, and pride for his daughter that day.  Matt and I glad to have met him, and are so, so honored that our images of him with his family on Wendy and Sean's wedding day are treasured by Wendy and her family.  This is among those times where it's hard to express the value of moments captured like this one, and how rewarding it is for us as photographers to have been able to give Wendy and Sean something that is so important to them, especially now.Rest in peace, Steve!