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Vineyard Elegance…{Heather + Darren, Longshadow Ranch Temecula Winery Wedding Photographer}

We have been looking forward to Heather and Daren’s wedding ever since their engagement session!!  Well, probably even before that.  We have been looking forward to their day since the first moment we met them at the Temecula Coffee Bean off Hwy 79 (pre-studio days).  Their wedding was everything we thought it would be.  Romantic, emotional, beautiful, and charming.  We laughed with them.  We cried with them. We celebrated them. It was an amazing day and we were lucky to have been there.

 

During the ceremony, we saw one of the most beautiful tributes that we have ever seen.  Darren’s father had recently passed away so he carried his jacket with him down the aisle with his mom on his arm.

Then he placed the jacket on the back of his chair where is Dad would have been sitting beside his mom.  Knelt down and had a moment with him. In that moment, our hearts ached for him and everyone else who ever loved Darren’s dad.

BUT the beauty in the day was that it didn’t end there because Heather walked down the aisle.  The sadness that was brief yet deep was lifted by her radiant smile and happiness replaced every other emotion.

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Then it was off to the reception where Darren had a little surprise for Heather…

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Words cannot even express how grateful we are to have shared in a small part of your love story.  Thank you all so much for everything and congratulations!!

Venue: Longshadow Ranch Winery

Hair: Dianna Talbert

Florist: Sweet Petals

Videographer and DJ: Local Boy DJ

Cake: Bo Cakes

Officiant: Janet Westfall

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More than Friends… {Amanda + Kenny, Galway Downs Temecula Engagement Session Photographer}

Amanda and Kenny met through friends but even though she was a bit smitten with him, Kenny didn’t see her as more than just a friend.  It wasn’t until a very awkward group dinner that Amanda surely thought solidified her place in the “friend-zone” that she found out Kenny’s feelings had changed.  Upon the rooftop, mid-sentence he leaned in for a kiss.  Happy that they were now officially more than friends, they have spent almost six years together.  Traveling the world, listening to live music, reading great books and spending time with family.

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Props by: Madam Palooza

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Beyond Measure…{Stephanie +Ryan, Temecula Vineyard Wedding Photographer}

Stephanie and Ryan had a beautiful wedding over at a private estate nestled in Temecula’s wine country.  They say rain on your wedding day is good luck and we have no doubt that Stephanie and Ryan will be blessed beyond measure.  They are two of the sweetest people that we have ever met and we were extremely happy that they chose to have us capture their wedding day.

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Thank you all so much for having us share in your special day and thank you for hanging in there with us in the rain!! We are SO excited for the two of you and all the future has in store for you all!!

Venue: Private Estate

Hair and Make-up: Ashlee Nagel

Florist: Soiree Design and Events

Videographer: Boffo Video (Check out the highlight video for this wedding!)

DJ: Main Event Productions

Desserts: Truly Madly Sweetly

Catering: Catering by Daniela

 

 

Lori Barber Haller Schiller - June 23, 2015 - 3:06 pm

Beautiful pictures!

Debbi Morrow-Carlson - June 22, 2015 - 9:07 pm

very lovely!!

Gayle Fogler - June 22, 2015 - 7:29 pm

Nice!

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Friends Forever…{Molly + Eddie, Longshadow Ranch Winery Temecula Wedding Photographer}

Molly and Eddie started out as friends and developed into something much better.  Introduced by their two daughters the two of them often found themselves coordinating get togethers for their girls.  But Eddie wanted more from their friendship and even though Molly was hesitant at first, Eddie didn’t give up on them.  Friends and family were happy he didn’t because him and Molly are made for each other.  The two of them have such a great friendship and it is obvious to all who meet them.  We were SO excited to share in their and even more excited to see what the future holds for the two of them.

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Venue: Longshadow Ranch Winery

Wedding Coordinator: Laura Kressig

Florist: Finicky Flowers

Officiant: Jeff Paschall

Hair: Mackenzine Lamb

Make-up: Lizz Morris

Cater: Temecula Royal Crown

Cake: Sharon Kinikin

DJ: Sterling Productions

 

Rose Marie Greven - July 1, 2015 - 6:38 am

Very very pretty,

Molly Le Vine - June 17, 2015 - 11:41 pm

Thank you for being a big part of our fairytale day! Marcella, you are amazing!

Liz Kressig - June 17, 2015 - 11:21 pm

Love these!

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The Perfect Day…{Ashlee + Branden, Temecula Creek Inn Wedding Photographer}

Ashlee and Branden got married over at Temecula Creek Inn.  From the moment that we met them, we knew they were going to be such a fun couple!!  If we could only use one word to describe them it would…happy.  They were constantly laughing and giggling and just having fun.  For their wedding, they really found the dream team of temecula’s elite wedding vendors.  We were beyond stoked to get to work alongside of Amy with LVL Weddings and Events.   The entire was absolutely flawless and the vision that Ashlee and Branden had was perfectly executed.

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Venue: Temecula Creek Inn

Wedding Coordinator (Amy): LVL Weddings and Events

Hair: Katie Burns

Make-Up: Piper De Young

Florist: MFG Florals

Cake: Sweet Layers

Rentals (Tent): Allie Party Rentals

Furniture Rentals:  Madam Palooza

DJ: Kevin Miso

 

Renay Hamrick - June 26, 2015 - 12:47 am

Beautiful flowers!!! Sheri and her team at MFG Floral are so amazing!! :)

Kim Mayne - May 29, 2015 - 8:34 pm

Absolutely beautiful!

Ginny Shaffer - May 28, 2015 - 10:04 pm

BEAUTIFUL!!!! You really captured the essence of the wedding…. Thank you!

Julie Hernandez - May 28, 2015 - 9:31 pm

Beautiful and colorful what an elegant wedding❤️

Elizabeth Eidal Mendiola - May 28, 2015 - 9:13 pm

Love, love, love these pictures…..My baby Ashlee is a gorgeous bride….and Branden is a very handsome groom. Everything was perfect and beautiful.

Elizabeth Eidal Mendiola - May 28, 2015 - 8:59 pm

Love, love, love these pictures…..My baby Ashlee is a gorgeous bride….and Branden is a very handsome groom. Everything was perfect and beautiful.

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Wedding Day Fortunes…{Zuly + Jose, Europa Village Temecula Winery Wedding Photographer}

Zuly and Jose got married over at Europa Village.  Their wedding was amazing in so many ways.  They say rain on your wedding day is good luck for your marriage and we could not agree more.  Zuly and Jose didn’t let the weather stop them from rejoicing in their vows and truly enjoying each other and their day.  They were so much fun to be around…always laughing and joking with each other and it made capturing their day really special to us.

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We were so glad we beat the storm and arrived at Europa Village before it started raining.  Madam Palooza set up their styled scene for us and we love how the vineyards are adorning the background.

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Venue: Europa Villa

Cake: Cakes to Celebrate

DJ: S Records

Stylist: Madam Palooza

 

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Every Brides Dream… {Amanda + Chris, Temecula Estate Wedding Photographer}

Amanda and Chris had such an amazing wedding!!  Celebrations by Diana turned Amanda’s family home into every brides dream.  From the lounge areas to the elegant floral displays to the family style farmhouse tables…everything was absolutely exquisite.  There were so many beautiful details that all came together perfectly.

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How fun was their vintage chalkboard globe that they used for their guest sign-in!!

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Our favorite detail from the ceremony site was the three arches with hanging chandeliers.  Those arches were later used for the backdrop of their sweetheart table so they totally had a dual purpose.

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Beyond all the pretty details were two amazing people that made for an amazing couple.  They absolutely adored each other and we were beyond thrilled to have captured their day!!

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All the details just kept getting better and better!!  The dessert buffet with 4 different style cakes was breathtakingly beautiful!!

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Wedding Coordinator & Event Design: Celebrations by Diana

Farm Tables: Allie’s Party Rentals

Vintage Props and Rentals: Madam Palooza

Florist: Michael’s Flower Girl

Hair: Prive Beauty Group

Make-Up: Natalie Arrietta

Catering: Vineyard Catering

Cakes: Sweet Layers

DJ: Timmy D Productions

 

Michele Ayers - May 28, 2015 - 12:32 am

Best Wedding Ever! LOVE my sweet Niece. :)

Michelle Garibay - May 27, 2015 - 7:13 pm

Love the farm tables from Rustic Urban! Pretty cake table details!

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