18 September 2009

Shooting Friends - Barb and Aaron

first off, i have to apologize. i'm never personally a fan of the "sneak-peek" but must oblige, considering the circumstances. so, please don't stop reading. just know that more details and more photos will be coming soon, to a publication near you ;)

with the formalities out of the way, our friends barb & aaron tied the knot less than two weeks ago, and their orange county wedding took us for a trip across the globe to the place of their introduction: spain. and, this particular wedding was extra special, since not only is aaron a professional wedding photographer, but there were also a number of other pros at the wedding as guests; a rather humbling & exciting experience.

i'm always amazed at the connections required, the variables of circumstance, and the context of story, in which our clients meet & marry. barb & aaron are no exception. they met half-way across the world, and though they enjoyed each other's company in a foreign land, they did not think twice that they might not ever meet again, having not even exchanged contact information. so, when they met by chance, months later, at a coffee shop in their home town of orange, california, it was obvious that Fate, or Love, or God, was artfully crafting His masterpiece: barb & aaron's story.

without further adieu, i give you a single image from their wedding day [again i apologize for being such a tease, but i promise to share more later... as we all anxiously await the complete collection to be published at utterlyengaged.com]


i would also like to thank the incredible team that helped piece together the incredible details that made barb & aaron's wedding go off without a hitch:

the coordinator - christina - www.simplymodernweddings.com
the florals - kristin - www.thetreasuredpetal.com
the tunes - eric mosqueda - www.socal-dj.com
the private flamenco performance - paco & yolanda arroyo - www.arroyoflamenco.com
the treats - melody - www.mysweetandsaucy.com
the motion picture - megan & josh - http://themotionboutique.com
and the venue - casa romantica - www.casaromantica.org - 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672-5233

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  1. such a special couple. barb is kind and amazing

  2. I can't wait to see the rest of the images- I'm sure you guys will blow us away! Barbara was one of my favorite brides to work with- she's an absolute doll.

  3. That is so awesome that you got to shoot a wedding in Spain! I cant wait to see the rest of your beautiful photos from the day =)

  4. AAHHHH!!! So beautiful! I've been waiting to see something from this wedding :) Of course, because you're so talented, but also because of my beautiful cousin, Barb!!! GORGEOUS and can't wait to see more :)

  5. Can't wait to be able to blog the gorgeous photos you captured!

  6. Now that we're home from our honeymoon I can now say a huge THANK YOU to you and Carlie! Our friends and families adored you both...and you made Aaron and I feel so comfortable in front of the lens....It was an amazingly special and warm day and we are so honored to have so many amazing friends...not vendors...help us accomplish our dream wedding. You three were amazing ( I'm including Lincoln)