Alexis + Oscar May 21st, 2017, Eden Gardens.

In this exotic, magical hidden gem of a venue, Alexis and Oscar said their vows surrounded by romantic fountains, twinkling lights and even some wild peacocks! The real magic and glow that spilled from these walls, though, was the love and adoration that never left this couples eyes every time they looked at each other (which was all night). We couldn’t be more happy for this wonderful pair. Congrats Alexis and Oscar!

 

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Breanna + Jeffrey, Mountain Meadows Golf Course, May 28th, 2017

The moment these two locked eyes on the aisle, Mountain Meadows lit up with the magic of their love. We were so honored to be apart of this special day for Breanna and Jeffrey. The two said their vows in front of a majestic view of the mountains and celebrated with the warm surroundings of their loved ones under twinkling lights right before lighting the dance floor on fire for the rest of the evening. Congrats Breanna and Jeffrey!

 

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Dominique and Roderick, March 17th, 2017, Cal State Long Beach Japanese Gardens.

Dominique and Roderick made their vows over the sweet lull of trickling water ponds, and celebrated into the night under the magic of the stars. Cal State Long Beach’s Japanese Garden was a beautiful, hidden gem and a perfect accent of romance to light up the day for this wonderful couple. The two were completely absorbed in the magic of their day and the light of their love. We wish you two the best in your new life together!

 

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Details, Details, Details!

A wedding can be a great production. So many little things must come together in order for this incredible event to take off. From the big purchases like the bridal gown, to the intricate little pieces that make the whole day sparkle with magic. Pinterest has really become a hot spot for the clever and inventive DIY decorations that have been popping up at many weddings. Here are a few of the details we’ve come across and fell in love with ourselves.

 

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Maria + Guillermo, April 29th, 2017, Knollwood Country Club

Maria and Guillermo were one of those couples that were an absolute delight to work with. Their laughter and love was infectious to all of those around them, and seeing the way they just looked at each other was something inspiring. I have no doubt these two have a bright and loving forever to look forward to. Congrats Maria and Guillermo, we wish you the very best!

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Tanya + Patrick, MGM in Glendale, April 23rd, 2017

It’s always so special to be apart of someone’s big day, when those someones are also people you know, it is an extra honor. We were elated to capture this incredible day for Tanya and Patrick. The two giggled and smiled their way all the way from their first look to the magical end of their evening, which was filled with the bright energy of their love and kindness. We couldn’t be more happy for these two and wish them the best in their new life together!

 

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Allison + John, Rancho Cucamonga, April, 1st, 2017

Amid the epic, rolling hills of Rancho Cucamonga, I was fortunate enough to spend an evening celebrating Allison and John on their special day. They said their vows over the sunset of Rancho’s Central Park, and danced their way into an evening filled with magic and laughter. Their special cocktail hour even featured blackjack and poker tables! I was so happy to be apart of such a fun evening with two beautiful people. Congrats, Allison and John!

 

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Melak + Ikana, February 19th, 2017, Palladio Banquet Hall

It is always such an honor to be invited to join in the way different cultures celebrate marriage. We were thrilled to be apart of this for Melak and Ikana’s Ethiopian reception. These two celebrated their union at the luxurious and decadent Palladio Banquet Hall in Glendale. The couple were as surrounded by love as they were by vibrant colors and jovial laughter that echoed across the room. We are so happy for these two, and wish them the best in their new life together!

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Jillian + Richard, Feb 25th, 2017. Calamigos Ranch, Malibu

Jillian and Richard tied the knot at one of my FAVORITE places. Calamigos Ranch. Filled with all of the glittering, twinkling lights, and whimsical woodland fantasy a wedding Pinterest board could ask for. The evening glittered with much more than just lights, though, as the loving couple filled the room with their smiles and laughter after they said their vows.  We were honored to be apart of such a warm and fun-loving couple’s special day. Best wishes, Jillian and Richard!

 

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Tonee and Chad, Feb 11th, 2017, Calamigos Equestrian Center

Happy Valentines day, lovers! It wouldn’t be Valentines Day at Looking Glass without celebrating some love. This one goes out to Tonee and Chad! Surrounded by the serene and whimsical ranch-like estate of Calamigos Equestrian Center, Tonee and Chad said made their forever vows. This couple was so unbelievably surrounded by the magic of love coming from family, friends and each other. It was hard not to have a little smile for them throughout the day. Congrats, Tonee and Chad!

Before I sign off… I’d like to give my own little shout of love to my honey and partner in photography. Here’s to many more years of capturing love together!

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