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We Hope You Dance…{Shelly + Steven, Fallbrook Wedding Photographer}

Shelly and Steven had the BEST outdoor wedding over in Fallbrook, CA.  They got married on her parents property right outside the house she grew up in.  They planned for a summer wedding but on their day…it was pouring rain.  We learned so much about Shelly and Steven that day.  Instead of being upset or letting the rain ruin everything- including their perception…they chose to embrace it, get married in the rain and dance.  It totally reminded us of that Lee Ann Womack song.SC-11SC-25There were a couple of last minute trips to the store to get umbrellas for all guests and despite the rain, it was still a full house!!SC-385SC-416The rain broke for a little bit and it was the perfect time to do some portraits of Shelly and Steven.SC-193SC-235SC-584SC-563SC-612SC-640SC-531SC-513SC-680SC-806Here’s to dancing in the rain and celebrating LOVE!!  Shelly and Steven, thank you so much for having us be a part of your wedding day!!  We had so much fun choosing to dance with you!!

Darlene Small Oslund - September 17, 2014 - 10:24 pm

I love them! Beautiful photos, beautiful couple and a great backyard Greg. Thanks for posting them. Blessings to S & S.

Rebecca Ward - September 17, 2014 - 9:06 pm

Beautiful S&S


We Smile because…{Cassandra + Jonathan, Temecula Engagement Session}

Every time we see Cassandra and Jonathan’s engagement session, we smile.  We smile because we loved their outfits.  We smile because we loved how Cassandra can rock any pose effortlessly.  We smile because we just absolutely loved them. We actually met Cassandra and Jonathan on a couple of other weddings where they were bridal party members.  It was funny because during their consultation meeting with us…Jonathan actually recognized himself in a picture in our sample album, lol!!  Sort of felt like we should have been asking him for his autograph!! Anyway- these two are SO adorable and we can’t wait for their wedding!!Temecula photographerTemecula photographerTemecula photographer


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The Perfect Vineyard Ranch Wedding…{Lacey + Daniel, Longshadow Ranch Winery, Temecula Wedding Photographer}

Lacey and Daniel got married over at Longshadow Ranch in Temecula, CA.  Their wedding was the perfect vineyard ranch wedding complete with cowboy boots!!

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We loved that Lacey rode in on a horse and carriage to her ceremony…

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For their wedding portraits we got to use everywhere around the property…

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PLUS Madam Palooza set up a two beautiful scenes for us to use!!  We just love it when our couples take advantage of the professional styling services that we offer.

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Of course, we had to add the bridal party for some fun shots!!

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Next was the scene in the vines…which was one of our faves of the day!!

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Congratulations Lacey and Daniel on your wedding!!  We are so excited for the two of you and can’t wait for you to see the rest of your portraits!!


Natural Beauty with a Touch of Elegance…{Sarah + Jacob, Vista Wedding Photographer}

Sarah and Jacob wanted a small, intimate wedding with only their closest friends and family in attendance.  An outdoor, woodsy venue with a natural but elegant feel was exactly what they were looking for and exactly what they found.  With the help of their wedding coordinator, Michelle Garibay, they put together an unforgettable event.  


The details on this wedding were absolutely exquisite.  We loved how the draping on the ceremony site was outlined with florals and greenery.  Soiree Design and Events did such a great job with all the florals!!


Our friends over at Jake Duke styled this wedding for us.  We absolutely loved the two birdcage white chairs along with all the pretty details that they brought to accent them. They do such a great job creating unique scenes that really encompass the feel and theme of each wedding.


Sarah and Jacob’s tablescape was hands down one of our favorite tablescapses of all time. The draping, the chandeliers, the colors…everything about it was simply amazing.  Michelle Garibay Events really outdid themselves on this one.



After the dinner celebration…it was time to dance the night away.  This was one of our favorite images from their first dance.


Sarah and Jacob, thank you all so much for having us share in your day!!  We have LOVED getting to know you all and can’t wait to see what the future has in store for you guys!!

Venue: Private Residence

Wedding Coordinator:  Michelle Garibay Events

Florist:  Soiree Design and Events

Stylist: Jake Duke Studios

Make-Up: My Girls on Film Studios



A Sunset to Remember…{May + Claude, Wilson Creek Winery Wedding Photographer}

May and Claude got married over at Wilson Creek Winery.  We LOVE the new manor that the Wilsons built…complete with the most beautiful bridal suite for brides to get ready in.  May made for a stunning bride and it was so much fun to photograph her.

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We have photographed a ton of weddings over at Wilson Creek before but this was the first time that our Studio has been to their new ceremony site nestled in the middle of the rolling vineyards.  They did a sunset ceremony and had the sun setting behind them as they said their, I Dos.

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The icing on top of the cake were the beautiful barn doors that Madam Palooza brought over to the site for the bride and all of her bridal party to walk through.  It was the perfect touch to an already perfect setting!!

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Thank you all so much for having The Studio photograph your big day!!


So Much More…{Jen + Eric, Circle Oak Ranch Wedding Photographers}

Jen and Eric met at work…she was the Activities Director and he was an English teacher.  After working on a few projects together they realized that they were much more than colleagues.  Which brings us to their wedding day…. They decided to get married over at a new venue in De Luz Valley called Circle Oak Ranch.  Leah and Jennifer, the owner, went to high school together so it was great to catch up and see old friends.  The property is absolutely beautiful and the perfect location for a rustic outdoor wedding.

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Venue:  Circle Oak Ranch

Wedding Coordinator:  Two Red Shoes Events

Florals:  RSVP Florals 

Cupcakes: Truly Madly Sweetly

DJ: SOS Entertainment

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Noreen Gamble - September 10, 2014 - 5:44 am

Beautiful couple l!!! What lovely pictures!!!


Vintage Vineyard Glam…{Emily + Brendan, South Coast Winery Styled Wedding}

Emily and Brendan got married over at South Coast Winery in the rose garden.  Their wedding could totally be described as “vintage meets glam.”  From the different shades of purple throughout her bouquet to the accents of pearls and diamonds with hints of burlap in her decor We loved that they incorporated little hints of themselves and their relationship throughout the details of their day.  For example, one of their first dates was on a tandem beach cruiser so they brought one to take pictures with in the vines on their wedding day!!   South Coast Winery_K1A4928ET-5South Coast Winery Rose Arbor GardenSouth Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0013South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0001South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0012 South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0005South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0007South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0006South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0004South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0009ET-38South Coast Winery_K1A6166South Coast Winery WeddingSouth Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0010South Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0002South coast WinerySouth Coast Winery Temecula Wedding_0003Thank you all so much for having us share in your special day!! Venue: South Coast Winery Florist:  Soiree Design and Events Hair/Make-Up:  Tammy Greenwood DJ & Lighting:  Sterling DJ Stylist: Touched by Time Wedding Cake: Cakes to Celebrate

Ashley Hammond - September 8, 2014 - 10:29 pm

you would have hot pink shoes ;P they are so gorgeous #1 couple of the year. congrats my love <3

Don Nielsen - September 8, 2014 - 9:52 pm

A really beautiful wedding! Thanks for including us Now what are Bill & Allison looking at in the last pic?

Cary Knott Fay - September 8, 2014 - 9:37 pm

Beautiful Wedding Emily !

Emily Lutes - September 8, 2014 - 8:24 pm

These pictures are beautiful!! Thank you Leah Marie Photography for capturing our special day :)