Category Archives: Rustic

A Robert Young Estate wedding // Jenna and Kyle

A Robert Young Estate wedding // Jenna and Kyle

Arriving in Geyserville for Jenna and Kyle’s Robert Young Estate wedding, we immediately fell in love with the place. Tucked up against the hills of Alexander Valley, the The Robert Young Estate stretches over a picturesque 500 acres, with 317 of those acres planted in wine grapes. Greeting us as we entered the property were their two, free-ranging Llamas (who’s… + Read More

A Sierra Foothills Wedding // Alice and Tim

A Sierra Foothills Wedding // Alice and Tim

They say that a little rain on your wedding day is good luck – that it’s cleansing and bodes well for fertility in the relationship. Well if that’s the case, then Tim and Alice are on track for a healthy relationship with many children as their Sierra foothills wedding was…well, more about that later. Alice and… + Read More

A San Diego Wedding // Chelsey and Charles

A San Diego Wedding // Chelsey and Charles

Anyone who knows Chelsey and Charles will have their own collection of memories from the long history of epic gatherings and festive celebrations in the South Oceanside village of St. Malo.  From the early days of their relationship, the couple made regular visits to the family beach home here, and their visits were almost always accompanied by… + Read More

Kunde wedding // Shauna and Vinay

Kunde wedding // Shauna and Vinay

Many of our clients tell us at the end of their wedding day, that if they could do it all over again the next day, they would – particularly when they have a Kunde Family Estate wedding. Well…Shauna and Vinay actually did do it all over the very next day. Following their Hindu wedding ceremony at the Kunde Family Estate, they held… + Read More

A Saddlerock Ranch wedding // Leah and Pedram

A Saddlerock Ranch wedding // Leah and Pedram

Nestled in the mountains above Malibu is a 1000 acre paradise known as a premier destination for wedding.  A Saddlerock Ranch wedding is incredibly unique due to its landscape of vineyards, canyons, rocky outcrops, and shady meadows. Owned and occupied by the Semler family and their 9 children for the last 28 years, the ranch is far enough from… + Read More

A Palm Springs garden wedding // Emily and Robert

A Palm Springs garden wedding // Emily and Robert

As Jaime and I descended into the Coachella Valley for Emily and Robert’s Palm Springs Garden wedding, and the mercury passed the 100 degree mark, we knew this would be a special weekend and we looked forward to the intimate affair. There’s no bigger honor than being asked to photograph the wedding of one of… + Read More

A General’s Daughter wedding // Cybil and Ali

A General’s Daughter wedding // Cybil and Ali

Cybil and Ali’s General’s Daughter wedding in Sonoma took place on a warm winter afternoon. Cybil joked throughout the day that this was “Ali’s dream wedding” as she had wanted to elope, but he couldn’t bear the idea of not celebrating their love in front of everyone they know! So a compromise was made, and they choose to have… + Read More

A Blackberry Farm Wedding // Claire and Chris

A Blackberry Farm Wedding // Claire and Chris

As we made our way to Claire and Chris’  Blackberry Farm wedding, a pastoral 4,200-acre estate nestled at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains where Claire Coffee and Chris Thile were going to be married. We first met Claire in the summer of 2008 at the wedding of her childhood friend Julia Hart-Horowitz and she’s the main subject in one… + Read More

A Gualala Art Center Wedding // Adriana and Ro

A Gualala Art Center Wedding // Adriana and Ro

It would’ve been around the time that Ro – reciting his vows on the bluff overlooking Gualala – professed to Adrianna “There is no I without you” that my vision got blurry.  I’m quite used to looking over and seeing Jaime all red-faced and damp cheeked during these emotional parts of the day, but me?… + Read More

A Northern California redwoods wedding // Cecilia and Craig

A Northern California redwoods wedding // Cecilia and Craig

So you’ve planned your Northern California redwoods wedding deep in the forest and are getting ready when,  outside the window,  the sky closes in as the first storm of the season bears down.  Rain is coming down in sheets at the rate of an inch an hour, giant trees are falling over roads and making them… + Read More

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