Featured on 100LayerCake! A Palm Springs Wedding – Jeannie & Jeff

4.16.15 | Wedding Photos

Last fall, I had the honor of photographing the wedding of my friend’s mom, and yesterday I finally got to share the images with the world in a feature on the fabulous wedding blog 100 Layer Cake! My friend just happens to be the one and only Jaimi of Fiore Beauty, so not only did her mom have amazing hair and makeup, but Jaimi also knew to hire the stellar team behind GATHER Events – some of my favorite in the biz! Their in-house floral designer created some of the most beautiful, desert-inspired pieces I have ever seen, including the most incredible floating piece for the pool. SO. GOOD. Below are my favorite images from the day. Thanks again to 100 Layer Cake for showing these gorgeous wedding details some much-deserved love!

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This bouquet! I loved everything about the tones and texture…palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-003 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-004 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-005 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-006 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-007 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-008 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-009 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-010 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-011 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-012 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-013 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-014 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-015 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-016 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-017 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-018 palm-springs-desert-romance-wedding-019

 

Congratulations, Jeannie & Jeff!!

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  1. megan | 4.18.15

    SO GOOD. I love all of those soft colors so much and of course those desert portraits! So pretty!

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A Palm Springs Engagement Session – Veena & Sahil

3.5.15 | Engagement Photos

To say I had a great time photographing Veena & Sahil’s engagement session in Palm Springs is an understatement. Not only are they kind and funny and very easy to photograph, but they also put so much effort into planning their session- from what they would wear to where we would shoot. It was so nice to truly collaborate on this session with them. They are getting married at The Parker Palm Springs in November and I can’t wait to see what Jolene of Laurel & Rose helps them create for that day. It’s going to be an amazing wedding and I’m honored to document it for these wonderful people!

We began at this great location with this abandoned old house… So fun to add some architecture to a shoot in the open desert.

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Then we went to another location that had a view of the windmills. I LOVE this lilac gown Veena chose and think it went so well with the colors of the desert at that time of evening.vs-palmsprings-engagement-014 vs-palmsprings-engagement-015 vs-palmsprings-engagement-016 vs-palmsprings-engagement-017 vs-palmsprings-engagement-018 vs-palmsprings-engagement-019 vs-palmsprings-engagement-020 vs-palmsprings-engagement-021 vs-palmsprings-engagement-022 vs-palmsprings-engagement-023 vs-palmsprings-engagement-024 vs-palmsprings-engagement-025 vs-palmsprings-engagement-026 vs-palmsprings-engagement-027

 

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  1. Naomi Teeter | 3.12.15

    Heather,

    I’m smitten with your creativity and skill. So beautiful! <3

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A Ritz-Carlton San Francisco Wedding – Jean & Andy

2.3.15 | Wedding Photos

Jean and Andy were originally going to have a beachside ceremony and reception at a Villa in Cabo, but their wedding was scheduled to happen one month after the horrible hurricane hit the area early last Fall so they had to change their plans only a few weeks before the wedding date. They live in San Francisco and chose to change to a venue closer to home to make it easier on all of their guests – having a wedding at the Ritz-Carlton isn’t such a bad backup plan! Regardless of all the changes in the eleventh hour, their day was gorgeous and it went off without a hitch! Well, maybe there was one small thing that happened during the ceremony… but you can read more about that below. :)

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco
Dress: Inbal Dror
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Floral Design: Vo Floral Design

I loved the Jimmy Choos that Jean chose to go with her gorgeously-fitted Inbal Dror gown.ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-001 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-002 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-003 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-004 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-005 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-006 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-007 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-008 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-009 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-010 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-011 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-012 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-013 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-014 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-015 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-016

We spent some time taking portraits around the city. I loved that they allowed for plenty of time to take portraits around the city – such a great thing to do to make sure you get lots of great portraits in great locations.ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-017 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-018 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-019 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-020 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-021 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-022 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-023 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-024

This dress fit her like a glove. ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-025 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-026 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-027 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-028 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-029 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-030 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-031 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-032 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-033 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-034 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-035 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-036 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-037 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-038 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-039 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-040 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-041 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-042 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-043 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-044 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-045ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-046 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-047 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-048 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-049 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-050 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-051 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-052 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-053 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-054

The ceremony was moving along perfectly until it was time for Jean to place the ring on Andy’s finger. You see, Jean had told Andy not to forget the ring from the safe in the room where he was getting ready. But, for some reason, he thought she had the ring. Long story short, neither of them had the ring and they had to borrow a groomsman’s wedding ring to use during the ceremony. It was such a great moment with great reactions and I’m sure they will be telling this story for many years to come.ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-055 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-056 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-057 ritz-carlton-san-francisco-wedding-058

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Congratulations, Jean & Andy!

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  1. Jordana | 2.19.15

    This is all so beautiful, I can’t believe it wasn’t their plan all along! Gorgeous darling!

  2. Heidi R. | 2.19.15

    This is all so pretty. Love how you captured the city! You made San Francisco look way better than Mexico ever could, I’m sure of it.

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