I’m so happy to finally have this post ready to go. Get ready for a ton of photos in this one!
I’ve known Chad and Emily for quite some time now, and was happy and honored when they told me they were engaged, and wanted me to photograph their wedding. They are two of the sweetest, funniest, and kindest people I know. Spending the day with them, capturing the love they have for one another and their amazing family was a much welcomed diversion during a difficult time for me. They took me in and made my job as easy as possible, and I love them for that.
This is the definition of the perfect DIY wedding. Both Emily and Chad are very talented and artistic people, and it showed in their attention to detail, and how smoothly the day progressed. All of the elements at this wedding were conceived and created by the two of them. Chad built the picture frame wall and other little accessories, while Emily painstakingly sewed and crafted all of the rustic, farm-style decor. I was shocked at just how much work they put into their day, and how beautiful it all came together.
Here are a bunch of my favorite shots from throughout the gorgeous day…
The dress! (Altered by Emily to be perfect for her, of course).
Emily had 2 pairs of shoes for the day. White heels, and low cut boots.
The flowers all had pinwheels, a big component in the weddings theme. Her bouquet:
The beautiful bride:
To make Chad happy, here’s my special phrase, just for him…
And the groom cleans up pretty well too!
Emily, just before walking down the aisle… She looks ready, eh?
The Temecula Farmhouse is such a beautiful place to be married:
And here’s a fun black and white series of some ceremony shots:
They had their first dance, at the altar, directly following the ceremony. I thought that was a cool idea!
The beautiful couple:
Chad and Em, I’m SO incredibly happy for you guys. Thank you for trusting me to both document, and share in your amazing day. I love you both.View/Leave Comments (7)
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