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Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley : Sneak Peek : Sherry and Bill

August 30th, 2013

Here is a little sneak peek from one of the many wedding I am working on at the moment. Sherry and Bill were married at Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley.


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Here is a little sneak peek from one of the many wedding I am working on at the moment. Sherry and Bill were married at Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley.

Carval Valley Wedding at Bernardus Lodge

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Pacific Oaks Vineyard Estate Wedding Photographer : Crystal and Ty

August 11th, 2013

At Pacific Oaks Vineyard Estate, Crystal and Ty chose the perfect venue for their wedding in Aptos in the Santa Cruz mountains. Vineyards, a spacious lawn, an expansive deck, towering trees, and commanding views are some of the many attributes of this beautiful property. Crystal and Ty used pastels and succulents in addition to nests, [...]


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At Pacific Oaks Vineyard Estate, Crystal and Ty chose the perfect venue for their wedding in Aptos in the Santa Cruz mountains. Vineyards, a spacious lawn, an expansive deck, towering trees, and commanding views are some of the many attributes of this beautiful property. Crystal and Ty used pastels and succulents in addition to nests, quail eggs, bird cages, and lanterns to give their wedding a dreamy feel that went perfectly with their last name- Quayle! Crystal was stunning and glowing the entire day. Congratulations Crystal and Ty! What an honor it was to document your day!

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

I adore the look of a succulent boutonniere.

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

A sweet note from Ty brought Crystal to tears.

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Photos

That bouquet!

Bride's Necklace and bridal bouquet

Wedding rings

Pacific Oaks Vineyard Estates offers a huge lawn as an option for the ceremony. I loved the vintage door that Crystal and Ty used for the backdrop of their wedding ceremony.

Santa Cruz wedding ceremony

Aptos Wedding Photos

Doesn’t she make a gorgeous flower girl? Crystal made the backdrop herself. It was used later as a background for the photobooth.

Flower girl

Aptos Wedding Photos

Aptos Wedding Ceremony Photos

Aptos Wedding Ceremony Photos

Aptos Wedding Ceremony Photos

Ceremony Exit Bride and Groom

Bride with Bridesmaids

What a good looking bridal party!

Large Bridal Party group

Bride and Bridesmaids

Groom with Groomsmen

Bride with Bridesmaids

Wedding gown with pink bow

This cake by The Buttery was incredible!

Wedding cake with succulents

Flower girl head piece

Wedding decorations

Rocks, decorated by Crystal’s first grade students dotted the cocktail hour on the deck.

Bird nest wedding decoration

Wedding Poloroid booth

Pastel wedding table decor

Pink Hydrangea wedding bouquet

Bride and Groom in trees

Bride and groom wedding portraits

Bride and groom wedding portraits

 

Bride and Groom in Vineyard

Bride and Groom in Vineyard

Light pink, white, and green bouquet

Succulents and bird cages, wedding centerpiece

Birdcage centerpiece

lantern centerpice

Wooden table numbers for wedding

The painting on the right was done by Crystal’s first grade students- isn’t it the cutest?

succulents for wedding

Bride and Groom entrance

Wedding toasts

Wedding toasts

Wedding toasts

Wedding toasts

Wedding toasts

Groom and Whiskey

Bride and Groom first dance

Wedding reception

wedding sparklers

Wedding sparkler exit

bride and groom sparkler exit

Here’s to a lifetime of love and laughter you two!!! Congratulations!

 

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The Mountain Terrace Wedding Photographer : Blair and Kevin

August 6th, 2013

Blair and Kevin celebrated their wedding at The Mountain Terrace in Woodside. It was a beautiful day made even more gorgeous by the amazing floral design of Amy Burke Designs. Blair looked so lovely in her strapless gown. Blair gave Kevin this sweet keychain with the coordinates for their wedding venue- don’t you just love [...]

 

Blair and Kevin celebrated their wedding at The Mountain Terrace in Woodside. It was a beautiful day made even more gorgeous by the amazing floral design of Amy Burke Designs.

Wedding dress and flowers in brides hair

Blair looked so lovely in her strapless gown.

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Blair gave Kevin this sweet keychain with the coordinates for their wedding venue- don’t you just love it? The boutonnieres were perfect in every way.

Woodside Wedding Photographer

I do love a first look! It really is a privilege to  witness the quiet and joyous moment when a bride and groom first see each other. Witnessing their sweet whispers, their admiration, and excitement is an honor.

First look with bride and groom

The ceremony site was jaw dropping thanks to the towering trees that stud The Mountain Terrace and the incredible work of Amy Burke.

Amy Burke Floral Design

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Amy Burke Flowers

Now this next part was really special. This is the first wedding I have photographed where the bride and groom walked in to the ceremony together. It really moved me. Now don’t get me wrong, I love a daddy walking his little girl down the aisle – it is a moment packed with so much emotion as a new chapter of life unfolds. But this was so emotional as well… a bride and groom entering into the ceremony together, side by side, starting the next chapter together. I loved documenting it.

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Outdoor mountain wedding ceremony

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

I thought these clothespins were so creative! And the cookies that look like Kevin and Blair?? Too cute!

clothespin bride and groom, bride and groom cookies

Oh how I love chocolate cosmos!

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Woodside Wedding Photographer

Congratulations Blair and Kevin!!