September 28th came with crisp autumn vibes, copious sunshine, and the beautiful landscapes of San Benito county filled with golden rolling hills and stunning native oaks. The barn had been transformed into a Victorian steampunk masterpiece. The lush, rich maroons perfectly paired with the gears creating a dreamy, steampunk slice of heaven. Sleek elegance intertwined with an industrial theme polished with a tophat of Victorian charm. Every last detail was created by hand by the bride, groom, and loving parents. If you look closely, you'll see every clock and decoration was set to 4:30 to represent the union of these two.
On their six year anniversary, Robert took Kate to the a waterfall in Yosemite and popped the question. And right there in one of the most beautiful places in California, she said yes! Kate and Robert's wedding was the perfect California summer day, full of color, sunshine, and happiness. The beautiful Paicines Ranch set the scene with rolling golden hills dotted with native oak trees.
Erin and Josh knew each other when they were younger, but it wasn't until the re-met later in life and the magic happened. On one of their adventures to Josh's 300-acre Moonshine Ranch, he asked her to marry him. I had met these two lovebirds just after my own wedding at Paicines Ranch last year, and it was clear; they were smitten for each other forever and ever and that the Paicines Ranch was the perfect place for their I-Dos to happen.
I had the honor of photographing Jenn and Ian on their wedding day on one of my favorite places on earth, The Paicines Ranch. With its beautiful landscape coupled with the biggest smiles and tears of joy, it was a day to remember! They certainly are a match made in heaven perfectly complimenting, balancing, and bringing out the zest for life in each other. With my amazing second shooter (and finance), our hearts melted as we captured all the beautiful, intimate moments of the day.
As jaded as I pretend to be; weddings are truly beautiful ceremonies. Last weekend, I shot two weddings. It's an intimate experience being with the bride in those last, chaotic moments before the ceremony. After a week of hunching over in front of my Macbook Pro, I finally finished editing one. Celebration commenced with a... Continue Reading →