0001Here are some of our favorite images from Sarah and Eric’s beautiful Spring wedding in the quintessential gardens and schoolhouse at Twin Oaks Garden Estate.  We knew from the engagement session at Belmont Park that Sarah and Eric were going to have a really fun wedding… and we were right. The wedding day was one long party that ended with an amazing rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody on the dance floor.  The sun was shining, the vows were sweet, the flowers were beautiful, the wedding party was hilarious and the dance floor was packed all night (nice job, Sound Prodigy!).  It was definitely an unforgettable day.  Congratulations Sarah and Eric!  You know how to throw a party.0002Reflection in the mirror of Sarah getting her makeup done with her dress hanging in the background.0003Gorgeous bouquets by Melissa at I Do Weddings.  We just love the contrast of the shimmery gold succulents with the neutral colors of the flowers.0004Sarah by a window before the ceremony0005The guys doing what they do best…laughing and looking good.0006A sweet moment with Sarah and the ring bearer before the ceremony.0007Love is brewing.0008The first look.0001-2Beautiful afternoon ceremony0010The vows are done…now it’s time to party.0002-2Sarah and Eric are married!0014Sarah and Eric surrounded by their friends.0012“Love is sweet.”0013Every little detail of this day was just beautiful.

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Venue  |  Twin Oaks House and Gardens

Florals  |  Melissa with I Do Weddings

Officiant  |  Patricia Coleman

Music  |  Pat with Sound Prodigy

Cake  |  Flour Power

Hair  |  Julie with JDM Salon

Makeup  |  Vivian with Bobbi Brown

0001It seems like yesterday that we were photographing Leigh and Scott cruising in their Pontiac GTO around Del Mar, then tying the knot in St. Peter’s Church.  Now they have begun a new adventure with their beautiful little girl, Elizabeth Katherine, and we have a feeling that this will be the sweetest ride yet.  Congratulations Leigh and Scott!000200030004000500060007

001We had a beautiful afternoon with this gorgeous couple in the back roads of Jamul.  As we strolled down the Sweetwater River Bridge, Derek reminisced on his childhood memories driving down this bridge, which no longer has access to cars.  Then, we headed to Derek’s childhood home, where he and Cecily met for this first time at his sister’s wedding.  The session ended with a sweet ride in the car that Derek and Cecily drove on their first date.  So many sweet memories! How cool that these guys were able to create new ones that they can now look back on for years to come. Congrats Derek and Cecily!002003004005006007008009010011

0001Just like Katelyn and Andrew did for their engagement session at Lake Cuyamaca, they chose another picture perfect backdrop filled with natural beauty to celebrate their love on their wedding day.  The coastal scene in Del Mar reflected the beautiful love that was beaming from this gorgeous couple.  The ceremony and reception took place at the stunning L’Auberge Del Mar Spa and Resort.  Everything was gorgeous and Katelyn and Andrew were grounded and relaxed as they prepared to share their vows in front of their family and closest friends.  Below are some of our favorite moments from the day.0002Over the months before the wedding day, Andrew and his father built the gazebo that Katelyn and Andrew would be married under.  They assembled it the morning of the wedding, with the sun beaming down, and it will find it’s permanent home in Andrew and Katelyn’s back yard.  Amazing!00030004The shoes0005The gorgeous bride0006Bridesmaid bouquet0007That back… just beautiful.0008Katelyn’s bouquet0009Katelyn’s mother’s priceless reaction as her daughter and husband walk down the aisle.0010Pure joy.0011Andrew’s reaction to seeing his soon to be wife walk down the aisle to him.0012Married!0013Andrew and his Father sharing a moment after the ceremony.0014The rings0015The newlyweds0016The obligatory selfie with the wedding party0017So much joy and laughter on this day!0018Del Mar Train Station0019Katelyn glowing in black and white0020A kiss by the coaster0021Sunset under the gazebo0022The reception decor included just the perfect blend of organic and sparkly elements… and plenty of candle light.0023Father Daughter dance0024Katelyn’s mother and brother watching the Father Daughter dance. There are so many stories in this image.0025Andrew and his mother share a dance.0026

Venue  |  L’Auberge Del Mar

Coordinator  |  Red Letter Events

Florist  |  Francos Flowers 

Hair + Makeup  |  Victoria McGrath with Vixavage Makeup Artistry

Officiant  |  Ryan Wiggins

Musician  |  Gary Rich

DJ  |  Fishfonics

  • Nicole Keeton - Such an AMAZING wedding and SOOOO many great moments captured! It is impossible to say which one is my favorite; too many to choice from!January 16, 2016 – 6:45 pm

  • Lucia Sears - My favorite is the last minute train picture! So random and yet so perfect!January 16, 2016 – 6:48 pm

  • Dani - Such a beautiful couple and a beautiful wedding!! I love the way each picture tells a story. I am in awe of the top photo with the couple running on the beach with Katelyn’s veil blowing in the wind. Just stunning!! I also love the couple smiling and laughing with their wedding party behind them. I am sure it will be tough not to frame all of these photos in their house. Xo, DaniJanuary 16, 2016 – 7:42 pm

  • Cameron Holloway - Can I pick two?! I love the one of Kate walking down the aisle with her Dad towards Andrew, and the one immediately after of Andrew’s expression watching Kate walk towards him … Beautiful people. Beautiful day. Beautiful love.January 16, 2016 – 9:05 pm

  • Michelle Lindsay - I LOVE the picture of my mom and brother. She looks so happy. This was a great moment at the wedding.

    Thank you for all the amazing memories!!

    xoxo
    MLJanuary 17, 2016 – 10:27 am

  • Amanda Capaldi - These are some of the BEST wedding photographs I have ever seen. It’s impossible to choose just one. I adore them all! Such incredible moments captured forever. So happy for you both, Katelyn and Andrew! We love you!January 17, 2016 – 3:46 pm

  • Monica Sears - Seriously, your pictures are all amazing from the engagement photos to the wedding, you captured everything perfectly. It does help that the bride (my best friend since 4) and groom are stunning themselves of course! My favorite is the train photo, the timing and the blurred image behind them is perfect. I also love the sunset pic under the pergola that Andrew and his dad built. Amazing job!!!! – MonicaJanuary 18, 2016 – 6:21 pm

  • Pamela Bobrow - My favorite picture is Mom and Brother watch Father Daughter dance, because I’m the Mom and it was a very special moment! So sweet because we surprised Katie with the song and her reaction was priceless. Such a magical day 🙂January 18, 2016 – 9:48 pm

  • Shawn Koutahi - Incredible photos that really captured the essence of the special day and night, best photo has to be the Sunset under the Gazebo. Simple and perfect.January 19, 2016 – 5:46 am

  • Kylah Furman - Such an amazing day for two amazing people who also happen to be very beautiful and therefore I love all of the pictures! If I had to choose I would have to say I love the “Just Married” photo of Katelyn and Andrew which exudes the pure joy and love they have for one another!January 19, 2016 – 8:48 pm