olivia and donovan - intimate flora pop wedding at el dorado dry lake bed

I can’t believe I never blogged this wedding! Today is their one year anniversary and it seemed like the time.

This day was so emotional and so romantic. You will see lots of cell phones which isn’t usually something I am into- but they were Facetiming with their families back home who couldn't be there. Including their little girl who was born with a heart defect and has gone through so many surgeries and hospital stays. I can only imagine how hard it was for them to leave her and I felt really important to document that part of their wedding day fully. If you’d like to learn more about this and donate to you can do so here!

So here we go!

ceremony by: Flora Pop

deidre & pierluca - the elvis desert elopement!

In one of our first correspondence emails, Deidre had shared that her soon to be husband was "very Italian and refuses to see me in my dress before the wedding". Which might sound pretty standard for typical weddings. But this was a first for me with an elopement! 

The showed up in the same car, her driving and him blindfolded! He stayed blindfolded until she walked down the aisle, and Victoria (our officiant!) untied his scarf. The look on his face was EVERYTHING!

Now, should I talk about Elvis????? He played acoustic versions of old love songs and it was incredibly romantic. All through their vows to each other, tears were shed as he strummed along. Then it became official and they danced and celebrated and hot damn, it was glorious. 

These are some of my favorite images! Cannot wait to share these with the world!

ceremony & florals by the lovely FloraPop

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