Paradise Point San Diego Wedding



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There is so much to say about this couple that it becomes so hard to write about them. Thankful that they came my way via LVL’s amazing wedding education series, and we booked for their October wedding. THRILLED….I am always so thrilled to be part of a couple that is so much in love. Kara and Jason, are that couple….they just truly melt into each others arms and they are so easy to work with! I mean, how about those puppies too? All around such fun couple. A couple that has had their struggles already, with life, and they for sure know that the person at their side, is the person they want, in good and bad and everything in between. But lets not also state the obvious, that these two are just both drop dead gorgeous! So inside and out, they are two of the most beautiful people I have ever met. Thank you SOOO much for allowing me to witness your adoration for each other….it was such a beautiful day and I was honored to be a part of it! An incredible location with the most amazing team! Emily (LVL EVENTS)….you are amazing and you made sure that this day went on without a hitch! Brian (Elevated Pulse), you are truly amazing at what you so, transforming that room with stunning lighting and of course keeping the dance floor full! My FAV video team to work with, Brian and Ryan of Perryfield Films….I’d swear that together we create the most stunning images. Thank you Kristine for being an incredible second shooter and again to the most amazing couple! Design Visage, Emily and Ella, the girls simple looked amazing!!!! Kara and Jason, a lifetime of happiness if yours! XXOO

Planner: LVL Wedding & Events, Emily Schiesl
Venue: Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Film Makers: Perryfield Films
Dessert: Sweet Cheeks Bakery
Entertainment: Elevated Pulse
Florals: MFG Design & Events
Hair and Make Up: Design Visage

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Palazzo Mansion  San Clemente



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It happens, when you decide to be a doctor you know? You have to go to school, and you have to meet people, and sometimes you get to meet the person that you are going to marry. For Eric, it happened to be this Princess…yes a real Princess, in fact runner up for Miss PERU!!! Wow! I mean, we can all tell that the camera loves Jax, but she takes princess to a whole new level!

I think what I loved most about their ceremony, was seeing those dreamy blue eye of Eric’s when they first set them on his bride as she walked down the aisle with her father….he did his best to keep those tears in but but much can hide from our cameras. It was so delightful as they both released two doves, to symbolize their love, and dozens after their vows were complete.

After having a stunning ceremony on the grounds of the St. Regis, we finished the celebration at a private home in the San Clemente Hills, by Venues in Paradise. What a terrific celebration, amazing family and some pretty rad dancing! Congrats Jax and Eric your love is as beautiful as your wedding day! XXOO Thanks you Sanya from VIP Venues in Paradise for such a great event, and Amanda Hardest of the St. Regis as always for being so gracious!

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New Orleans Wedding Royal Sonesta



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My first few conversations about this wedding began last April. I was contacted by Terry Cambise and was told her client was interested in hiring me to photograph her wedding in New Orleans! Oh YES PLEASE! Of course I would be honored, and from the moment we booked I was very excited!! Fast forward a few months, and finally I was talking to my bride. You see how that happens? IF I shoot your wedding, you become a #ChristineBentleyBride, or groom….and I kind of take you on as my own! Ha ha, after all, I am telling the most important day of your life right? Well….so finally my crazy super busy executive for a bride, had to fly to Los Angeles to get her custom Michael Costello gown fitted, so, Southern Style, we HAD to do a formal bridal portrait for her escort table display….and a boudoir session, to which I would love to show you even ONE photo, but I wouldn’t dare….until maybe one day Malena gives me the green light! Anyways, we spent a lot of time together and like all my brides, I believe that we developed a trust. My client’s best interest are always my priority, especially when I can call them friends. In the end, I want them to always have the best photos possible….and I want them too also enjoy their day, after all it is pretty magical! So I enjoyed showing up in New Orleans with a warm heart, very much looking forward to shooting this wedding. There were a lot of moving parts and many things going on, from the humidity, to the heat, fireworks and lots of bling! I certainly could not have photographed this amazing wedding if it wasn’t without the help of the phenomenal team that accompanied me! Thank you Bob Davis and Diego Martirena for flying from Chicago, and of course Kristine Andrews for coming from the OC with me. We certainly had a blast, and I would do it all over again in a heart beat! Malena and Mathew, your wedding was amazing and I wish you both nothing but happiness! XXOO

Wedding Consulting: Terry Cambise
Reception: The Royal Sonesta, New Orleans, LA
Ceremony: St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA
Bridal Gown: Micheal Costello
Bridal Shoes: Badgley Mischka & Giuseppe Zanotti
Florals: Urban Earth Floral Design
Grooms Custom Tux: Martines Custom Clothiers
Film Makers: Elysium
Bridemaids Dresses: JS Collections from Chatta Box
Jeweler: Aucoin Hart
Cake: Royal Sonesta
Fireworks: Pyrotecnico
Band: Jesse’s Girl
Paper Good: Scriptura

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Montage Laguna Beach Wedding



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So Much…..LOVE! I mean fun, or wait, I do mean LOVE! Isn’t it the most incredible thing in the world to find your best friend, and fall so deeply in love that you marry each other? That is how I see these two! Not only are they incredibly beautiful and so much fun, but they truly love having fun together. I totally loved seeing them glance at each other, smile and even laugh at each other…..and ummm…speaking of laughing Alexa has to have one of the greatest laughs ever! I know what you were thinking, you were probably thinking I was going to say her eyes, and her hair, or her smile…or how about that incredible hair( I know I said it twice)! Well….then I’d have to agree she is one of the great ones, a bride that I loved to photograph…and yes we also had fun! They had an incredible beach wedding with amazing floral designs by Bloom Box….that arch! WOW! and her shoes! Hello! The view at the Montage is very hard to beat….but again, how fun was that Tribute to Louisiana’s Second Line and New Orleans! How FUN!…and can I just tell you that I LOVED their first dance! They totally nailed it and it was a pleasure to watch and photograph! I wish these two nothing but the BEST! I certainly hope that their wedding day was everything that they dreamed it would, as they were for sure the clients I thought they would be! Congratulations you guys! XXOO Thank you Melissa and Elsa for being so wonderful and creating a flawless event! XXOO

Venue: The Montage Laguna Beach California, Patty Burns
Wedding Consulting: Me-Weddings & Events
Makeup: Melissa Caufield
Hair: Cassandra Pasqua
Florals: Bloom Box
Cake: Montage Laguna Beach, Patty Burns
Lighting/Rentals: Jack Hou
Video: Peter Chang
Catering: The Montahe Laguna Beach California
Music and Entertainment: Elevated Pulse
Photo Booth: Kevin Tang
Officiant: John O’Campo
Brides Gown: Allure Bridals
Brides Shoes: Rene Caovilla

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St. Regis Monarch Beach Wedding



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Jen and Jason, you really can’t find a more all American couples than this! This gorgeous couples got married last weekend at the St. Regis Monarch Beach’s CLUB 19. It was just so beautiful and full of friends and laughter, and of course love. I also have to say that Jen had on one of my most favorite shoes of all time! I think they looked like butterflies and of course who can resist those red soles?? Not me! I think we have a ton of photos of her shoes, and with three girls shooting, of course that would happen! I like to thank Amanda at the St. Regis for really working with me in getting this all together, and of course and amazing Film Team of Perryfield Films for working so well together….always love to work with you. Of Course the hair and makeup team filled with friends…Prive Beauty for having these ladies all dolled up early!!!! And my two amazing shooters, Kristine Andrews of Kristine Andrews Photography, and Gloria McCune of McCune Photography. You both did an amazing job and I couldn’t have done it without you! XXOO

Venue: St. Regis Monarch Beach, Amanda Hardesty
Florals:Lou Ellen
Hair & Makeup: Prive Beauty Group
Wedding Coordinator: Tessa Lyn EVents
Film Makers: Perryfield Films
DJ & Lighting: Soundswave Productions
String Quartet: Eastman Strings
Dance Floor, Chairs, and Linens: Chiavari Chair Rentals
Caricatures: One Stop Events & Parties
Invitations:Invitation Design Studio
Shoes: Christian Louboutin

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