jenn and cameron - palm springs wedding at moorten cactus garden

planning & coordination: Peachy Keen

ceremony venue: Moorten Botanical Garden

reception venue: The Saguaro Palm Springs

florals: My Little Flower Shop

h&mu: Tanya Marie Hair

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holly and matthew - cozy winter joshua tree wedding

florals & ceremony - Flora Pop

dress- A&BÉ

angel and stephen - modern joshua tree wedding

florals & ceremony: FloraPop

location: The Graham Residence

dress: Meital Zano Bridal

ring: Megan Thorne

ash and aaron - boho palm springs weddings

florals & ceremony: FloraPop

hotel: Ace Hotel & Swim Club

dress: Rue De Seine

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jaymee & dustin - classic wedding at ebell club long beach

Creative Team:

Planning: Agape Planning

Venue: Ebell Club Long Beach

Catering: Tres La

Florals: Revel Petals

Hair & Makeup: Design Visage

DJ: Invisible Touch Events

Linens: La Tavola

Cake: Cakes By Colin

Videographer: All in White Films

Bride’s Dress: Alon Livne White

Groom & Groomsmen: The Black Tux

Bridesmaids: Show Me Your Mumu

Ring: Single Stone

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meredith & jake - florapop lakebed surprise wedding

I've always been a big fan of non-traditional weddings because the couple gets to do their wedding day however they want. For me, that is truly the most important part of any wedding day. Experience is absolutely everything. For some people this means inviting no one, having no pressure from anyone at all. And for others, it means having their very closest, best friends and family. This seems to be coupled with lots of happy tears, the kind you cannot hold back.

Meredith and Jake planned this entire wedding in secret. They talked their best friends and close family into coming to Las Vegas for Meredith's "30th birthday" which happened to be the day after the wedding. (What a way to spend your last day in your 20's!)

She planned the most perfect FloraPop teardrop wedding and organized Elvis to come out and serenade. There were lots of tears shed by everyone. And then lots of confusion when Elvis continued on with the ceremony after singing his "walk down the aisle" song. There is this fine line during ceremony where no one wants to ruin THE moment of all moments, but they also want it to be perfect. I noticed the bride kind of giggle at her girls once she realized Elvis wasn't just saying sweet stuff to start the day off right- they were full blown getting married! Which was the plan to begin with, so they just rolled with it and had a great time. We all had a good laugh about it after and went on to toast to their beautiful love, dance and celebrate! 

ceremony & florals by FloraPop

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nicole & josh - the new years eve eve wedding

Weddings should be a celebration of love, and that's exactly what Nicole and Josh planned for their day. Not to mention they got married the night before New Years Eve and they rented out a nightclub to do it up right! They invited all of the people that love and adore them and their day was so damn beautiful! Nicole's vision was brought to life by an incredible team and I was so happy to be a part of it all. 

coverage: 7.5 hours

venue: Red Rock Resort

coordination: Paulina Clute Events

floral & decor: Flourish

dress: Couture Bride

makeup: Sheena Zargari

 

jaqculine & chris - an arizona mountain top wedding

You know what I love? Personal weddings. Where the venue is some place familiar and warm and the officiant is someone who knows the bride and groom. I'm sure you've figured out that this is one of those weddings. The venue was the backyard of Jackie's grandparents home. She grew up visiting there and it held so much magic for her, and I can see why.

Jackie and Chris have two beautiful girls, who were part of every bit of this day. If you've followed along, you'll know I'm a sucker for people who do things differently. Hopefully you can feel the love & magic in this day. Set high in the mountains outside of Kingman, Arizona, a wedding photographer's dream come true.