Nestled in the hills of Malibu, there is a gloriously rustic and woodsy venue called Calamigos Ranch… it has multiple spots to get married, but Orlando & Melissa chose the enchanting Cottage Pavillion! It was so photogenic and I am so happy my film scans came back in time. Enjoy my favorite film shots from my Contax of their beautiful day… complete with a ferris wheel. That dress shot is probably one of my favorites… and probably because I searched far and wide for the perfect spot (as I usually do!) and found this gem around the corner. See so many more photos from this wedding here
While being the photo editor at the Nexus, I had the task of finding and hiring new photographers. I dont exactly remember what I did to find people… since it was quite a while ago, but I know that I stumbled across Orlando while looking! His portfolio had such gorgeous travel photos and I have always been a sucker for traveling the world. His work was great, so we hired him! Orlando was one of the sweetest guys there and I remember leaving the Nexus thinking that they were going to be well taken care of! Orlando ended up becoming one of the next photo-editors after I left, which was so awesome to hear about a few years later! Melissa and Orlando met in College and their story is quite cute! I’m so glad Melissa contacted me so I could be a part of their day. I love when I get to hear from people that I knew from past years. It makes me feel like a little bit of my familiar past gets to be relived… for just a second. The coolest yet, is getting to see people with the person they’ve chosen to spend the rest of their life with! Orland & Melissa had a gorgeous wedding day at Calamigos Ranch in the Cottage Pavillion with Wedding planning and design by Mindy Events. They both look so amazing… but don’t let that fool you. They also know how to get down on the dance floor! They rocked the dance floor to “Turn Down for What” for their Grand Entrance… and although I felt a little out of the loop when I didn’t know that song earlier this summer… After their wedding and this entire wedding season thus far, I can now say I know that song very well haha! This wedding was so beautiful AND fun to be a part of… enjoy my favorite highlights <3
Here are the rest of my favorite highlights from Jasten & Kelly’s wedding! So wonderful to be a part of their day!
Marvimon is tucked away like a hidden gem on the outskirts of downtown LA. Its a venue that has a cool eclectic, upscale yet comfortable feel. Every time I shoot here, its a a visually wonderful experience. The colors definitely pop in this location. Which makes for some amazing results with my film scans :)
Jasten & Kelly had a heartfelt ceremony and they are some of the sweetest people you’ll meet! Congrats you guys!
Enjoy some of my favorite highlights that I shot on my Contax with Fuji 400H, processed by RPL (with tweaks of course by me)
Ceremony & Reception Venue: Marvimon // Event Planning: Kayla Vie Events // Catering: Urban Palate // Floral Design: Eliamah // DJ: DJZ Productions // Videography: Alumiq // Makeup & Hair: Grace Lin // Officiant: Mary Jean Valente // Cake: Porto’s // Dessert (Macarons): Bottega Louie
There were wayyyy too many images to include in this post. I really tried to narrow down my faves… but I didn’t have such an easy time with it. So much loveliness…. packed into this post. I hope you enjoy!