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A Ritz Carlton Wedding

Brent was working the sound board at a wedding that I was photographing in Laguna Beach. He asked for my card and visited my studio a few days later. Kimberly and Brent booked my on the spot to cover their Ritz Carlton wedding, Laguna Niguel. They were taken by how natural and beautiful everyone looked in another wedding I’d photographed at the Ritz Carlton.

Would the rain cancel this outdoor wedding? It never rains in Southern California. I assured Kimberly that the rain would stop. I’ve never had an outdoor wedding canceled because of rain. About an hour before the ceremony, the rain did stop! The sky opened up to blue and the sun shined brightly for their Ritz Carlton wedding. Kimberly was ecstatic!

Dove Release for Kimberly and Brent’s | Ritz Carlton Wedding

The day went off flawlessly. A surprise dove release. A special guest showed up (celebrity sighting). The reception room was filled with red roses. When Kimberly enter the room for the reveal she burst into tears. After she and Brent toured the room, she mentioned that this was just she had envisioned her wedding day when she was a child. The reception was mad fun. Brent is a talented drummer. Music runs in his family. His father is also a talented singer and drummer. So, for about two hours, there was a jam fest. Some of the best musicians from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach would just show up on stage to jam with Brent and his dad. Dennis Rodman even did a solo rap and speech for Kimberly and Brent.

The Beach at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel

In case you haven’t been there. The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel is located high on a bluff above the beach. The views are spectacular. And the beach and Pacific Ocean below is a stunning backdrop. There’s two ways to get down to the beach. You can walk, but its much easier to take a chauffeured golf cart.
After their Ritz Carlton wedding reception we did a quick beach session which was super important to Kimberly. Brent, confided in me that he had a bit to much champagne, which he normally doesn’t drink. He knew how important it was to Kimberly to have their portraits taken on the beach. So to make sure they were both happy, I made the session short and sweet and came up with some wonderful images that Kimberly was thrilled with and made Brent happy too by getting him back to their hotel room at the Ritz and rest.ritz carlton wedding photographer pictures

Ritz Carlton Wedding Venu Contact Info

The Ritz Carlton, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629 949-240-2000
White Flight Dove Releases call Pamla Wright 949-249 – 1284 Email Pam and tell her I sent you.

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