Austin & Alycia: Black Gold Golf Club Wedding Photography

Last night, I had the wonderful pleasure of photographing Austin + Alycia’s wedding in Yorba Linda.  The wedding and ceremony took place at Black Gold Golf Club, a beautiful venue for beautiful pictures.  The site features a waterfall, grassy mountains, the greens, and special sunset spot up on by the 11th hole.  Alycia’s style popped everywhere from the bright pink color, hot pink flowers, and “princess” tiara.

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After the ceremony, we snuck away for some great shots of our newlyweds.  We had to include the waterfall for one.

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Adam+ Amanda: Annenberg Guest House Santa Monica Wedding Photography

Adam and Amanda tied the knot this past Saturday in Santa Monica, California.  The ceremony was beach themed and included sprinkles of personal touches everywhere.

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The Annenberg Guest House was recently renovated last summer and is a historic landmark.  When I scouted the location a couple days before the wedding, I fell in love with the bathrooms! Now typically, this would not be the most ideal spot for wedding pictures… but I’m all about non-traditional and fun images.  =)   Amanda’s bridal bouquet included bright pink and maroon flowers, including Cellosia that looks just like coral!  Her strapless dress has beautiful heart shaped beading and a long train.

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Some bling for the bride, a vintage styled necklace from Jcrew and beach themed necklace for the lovely ladies.  Each bridesmaid was given one that was unique.

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Getting dressed…  Amanda’s mother helps her put on a necklace and the ladies lace her up.

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At the same time, our handsome groom Adam gets ready down the hall.

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These next bridal shots of Amanda are absolutely stunning!  Perfect expression, lighting, pose.  Love it.

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The bridal suite overlooked the Pacific ocean, and down off the balcony guests were being seated for the ceremony.  Adam, you are one handsome man.

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Adam wore patent leather converse shoes with his tailed suit jacket, and the guys rocked the classic black converse high tops.

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The sun began to set, and it was time for the ceremony.  The photo below is quite possibly one of my top picks for the whole day.  It’s deeply packed with so much emotion and love.  Friends and family in the bridal party placed a hand on the new couple and were asked to pray.  I’m so grateful Sabrina and I were in perfect position to capture both of these perspectives at the same time.

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Over the wedding planning process, Amanda has not only been a client, but we have grown as friends.  I can admit and I wanted every image to be perfect… it was a little hard to see though my camera when I cried during the ceremony, but I managed and got more emotion filled shots.  Happy tears for everyone!

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Adam and Amanda chose to wait and see each other until the ceremony.  Typically, this is not something I recommend, but since the ceremony and reception were in the same place, we had a moment to sneak away for these awesome shots.

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Group shot.

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Last but not least, the bathroom obsession revealed.  I had an idea my head all night long, that Adam and Amanda would trust in me to put them into the vintage tub.  Dress, tux and all.  They were game, and this last shot is awesome.  I love love love it.  I love love my beautiful couple.  And I love love.  Congratulations again to Adam and Amanda.  I wish them many years of happiness and photos that will help you relive this day forever.

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Location: Annenberg Guest house
Cake: Vanilla Bake Shop
Photography: Sherri Johnson, 2nd photographer Sabina Hill
Flower Design: Sherri Calosso of Serving your Soul