Retro inspired farm-to-table wedding at Harley Farm || Pescadero, Ca

Farm to table wedding in northern california
Farm to table wedding in northern california
Farm to table wedding in northern california

 

This is the story of Scott + Sandra and their retro inspired farm-to-table wedding at Harley Farms.
The groom and his best of kin gathered together in a vintage Airstream,
adding pops of yellow to their attire.
All while melodies from vinyl records filled the trailer.
She stepped into her gown in a beautiful, old, wooden barn.
Sunlight and fresh breeze poured in through the lofted window.
She made her way down the grassy, outdoor aisle.
Both, with tears rolling down their cheeks as she stepped toward him.
Wed while drenched in warm beams of California sunlight.
Bright, colorful flags raised high and waved in celebration.
Hugs, cheers, and laughter.
All of the paper goods and koozies thoughtfully designed by the groom.
A farm-to-table feast, complete with fresh, made on site, gourmet goat cheese covered in flowers.
Holding each other close as they swayed together to Neil Young’s Harvest Moon.
‘Just Married’ etched into the back windows,
as they drove off into the night in their beloved blue, 70’s van.

 
 
To see their colorful San Francisco Engagement shoot, featuring more of their blue 1974 Ford Econoline van CLICK HERE.
 

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Exploring the Streets of San Francisco || Mission District, SF

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San Francisco family photographers

 
This is the story of Meghan, Chris, and little Zuri exploring the colorful streets of San Francisco together. Climbing the steep sidewalks, piggyback rides, and tiny giggles. Snuggled up together as they overlook this big, beautiful city.

 
 

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An English Countryside wedding at Noseley Chapel || Leicestershire, England

Noseley Chapel and Hall Leicestershire Wedding in the English Countryside
Noseley Chapel and Hall Leicestershire Wedding in the English Countryside
Noseley Chapel and Hall Leicestershire Wedding in the English Countryside

 
This is the story of Phoebe + Michael & their English countryside wedding,
surrounded by rolling green hills & grazing cows.
Misty rain alternating with the sun breaking through the clouds, the wind swirling around.
Bell tents filling the yard for the guests to sleep in after the dancing has ended.
She wore her mum’s wedding dress in her honor & memory, & the groomsman tucked lavender into their buttonholes.
They wed in the Noseley Hall Chapel, her historic family property built in the 1200’s.
The birthplace of her late grandmother, a place that holds many family tales.
The details handmade by the bride, groom, and all of their loved ones.
Bunting & candles strung up in the trees & a whimsical marquee tent filled with gathered wild flowers on each place setting.
After the sun set & the dancing began, guests roasted marshmallows over the campfire & glitter face paint found it’s way scattered across huge smiles.

 

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A Wedding by the Sea at Catalina View Gardens || Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Cataline View Gardens California Wedding by the sea
Cataline View Gardens California Wedding by the sea
Cataline View Gardens California Wedding by the sea
Cataline View Gardens California Wedding by the sea
 

This is the story of Phil + Bonita and their wedding by the sea.
Tears and laughter when they first saw each other, waves crashing below.
Fog and salty sea breeze filled the air as they held each other close.
The tables bursting with fresh greens and a backdrop of flowers tied from the tree where they wed.
White, organic, minimal. Bees busy at work, lavender blooms,
and fields of grapevines stretching out towards the horizon.
Laughter erupting throughout the ceremony as everyone joyously celebrates their love.
And as the sun dropped below the ocean, the sky lit up with electric pinks and blues.

 

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A Modern, Colorful Wedding at Kohl Mansion || San Francisco, CA

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Kohl Mansion Wedding in San Francisco Outdoor wedding venue

 

This is the story of Tyler + Annie and their modern, colorful wedding at Kohl Mansion in San Francisco. A day planned be a couple of tech nerds, who also happen to be literary nerds, who also happen to be extremely talented artists. Mixed floral patterns and every color of the rainbow, bringing so much light and happiness to the day. Their day felt like laughter and joy in psychical form.

Upon uniting at the front of the aisle, she circled him, he circled her, then they gripped each others hands tightly and circled each other. Swinging around in a few big circles, huge smiles stretched across their faces. They wed beneath a Chuppah that was drenched in bright, breathing flowers. Their loved ones witnessed their promises beneath big, colorful umbrellas. After their kiss, they surprised everyone with billowing colors of smoke as they ran down the aisle laughing together.

Bubbles and steel drum music filled the air. Guests stuffed their bellies with cotton candy as they waited for a wedding feast. To find their seats, everyone entered a library filled with books uniquely collected by the bride and groom for each guest. A bookmark directing them to their colorful table. The night ended with an epic yoga first dance to EDM, a banging hora, and dance karaoke party.

 
 

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Phil & Bonita in their Santa Monica Home || Los Angeles, CA

Santa monica Engagement pictures
Santa monica Engagement pictures
 

She can’t live without the sea, pitayas, horoscopes, poké bowls, a good book, hiking, sparkling rosé, her banditas and brunch.
He can’t live without his boys, guitar, Jesus, cooking, ESPN, craft beer, the outdoors, his infamous Northface jacket and his mother’s home-made kimchi.
Simply making breakfast together in her apartment, dancing in the kitchen, playing music, and jumping in bed.
This is Phil + Bonita. This is their love.
 
 
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A surprise proposal by the sea || Acadia National Park Engagement

A surprise proposal by the sea. Acadia National Seashore engagement pictures.
A surprise proposal by the sea. Acadia National Seashore engagement pictures.
Acadia national seashore surprise proposal.  Wedding photographer in Maine.

 
Love is found in the fog rolling by and the sound of the salty, crashing waves.
It is in the simple red rose that he tucked away in his backpack and in each word of the letter he wrote for her.
Love in each footstep that they step as they hiked along those rocks by the sea.
Love in all of his planning for this beautiful surprise.
He dropped to his knee and, of course, love was there too.
And love was in the joyous cheers from fellow hikers who witnessed these moments from afar.
Love, as she turned around to see him there. In her moments of shock and in her joyous laughter.
Love in her yes.
An engagement tucked away on the coast of Acadia National Park.
This is a story of love. A surprise proposal by the sea.

 

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A colorful New Orleans wedding at the Catahoula Hotel || New Orleans, LA

Catahoula hotel wedding pictures in New Orelans
New Orleans wedding elopement pictures in the French quarter
New Orleans wedding elopement pictures in the French quarter

 

Kicking the celebration off with a crawfish boil, their best friends by their side.
The bustle of the city swirling through the streets, pops of color on every corner.
Flowers and vines swaying in the humid air as they hung from the iconic balconies above.
She wore a fancy white pantsuit and bright, magenta heels.
He pulled on matching magenta socks and tied up his bright mint laces before heading out into the city.
Boarding the street car to meet his bride.
They wed in a bright, open courtyard with brick and greens all around.
Their best friends filled the mint chairs to witness their vows.
Twinkle lights swaying overhead.
Across the black & white checkered floors, she made her way down the aisle.
Together on a bohemian rug, sharing their promises with one another.
Then, parading through those eccentric New Orleans streets,
dancing their hearts out under their lacy parasols to celebrate this big, beautiful love.
Jazz echoing through the air. Onlookers joining in and cheering them on.
They ended their day rocking out at concerts of their favorite musicians.
Unique, fun, bold, intimate, and eccentric.
This is the story of Amanda + Jon & their colorful New Orleans wedding at the Catahoula Hotel.

 

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DIY Indigo wedding in the woods of Maine || Bridgton, ME

Outdoor bohemian wedding pictures  in the woods
Outdoor bohemian wedding pictures  in the woods
Outdoor bohemian wedding pictures  in the woods

 

This is the story of Sarah and Bobby and their DIY indigo wedding.
Tucked away in the woods of Maine, the sun dancing across the lake.
Their ceremony backdrop, made of macrame, swaying in the breeze,
waiting to witness the events of the day spill out.
Sarah, covered in lace, surrounded by loved ones.
Happy, warm tears streaming down their cheeks.
Bobby, greeted with a new guitar from his love.
Swinging on the front porch, his melody filling the air.
Hand dyed indigo touches sprinkled across the tables.
The aroma of a Mexican feast filling the air.
Their day, inspired by their living room.
Terrariums, sheepskin, flickering candles, and velvet.
Comfy pillows and chairs and rugs throughout.
A hammock to cuddle in as old stories are told.
Everyone invited into this intimate space,
like a warm hug. Like a house party with all of your favorite people.
Laughter, barefoot dancing, and cheers erupting
all under the light of the moon.

 

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