A Rustic Fall Wedding at Barndiva 

Nestled in the heart of wine country, Sonya and Kyle exchanged vows on a rainy September day. As a California wedding and elopement photographer based in Orange County, I had the pleasure of capturing their rustic fall wedding at the enchanting Barndiva. Despite the unexpected rain, the couple's infectious happiness and the cozy atmosphere made this celebration truly unforgettable!

A Rainy September Affair

September in California typically has images of warm, sunny days. But nature had other plans for Sonya and Kyle's big day, gracing it with rain showers. Instead of dampening spirits, the rain added an enchanting and cozy touch to their rustic fall wedding. As their California wedding photographer, I watched in awe as the couple embraced the unexpected weather with smiles and laughter. Their unwavering love and laid-back attitude made every moment even more special.

Black and white photo of bride and groom kissing in the rain

A Barndiva Wedding

Barndiva, typically known as a renowned restaurant, transformed into an idyllic wedding venue. This rustic garden haven proved to be the perfect backdrop for Sonya and Kyle's intimate fall celebration. The serene and peaceful ambiance lent itself beautifully to the rustic charm of their wedding. The lush gardens, rustic barn, and cozy corners made it a photographer's dream. I was captivated by the natural beauty of the setting, even amid the storm.

Rustic fall wedding with an outdoor wedding ceremony
Groom smiling at bride walking down the aisle

Elegant Details in Every Corner

Sonya and Kyle's wedding was a visual feast. From the elegant white florals adorning the ceremony space to the meticulously designed tablescapes at the reception, every detail exuded sophistication and charm. The rain forced a sudden move of the reception indoors, but it only served to enhance the cozy atmosphere. The rich wooden beams and soft, warm lighting created an intimate and romantic setting that felt like a scene from a fairy tale.

A dreamy wedding day at Barndiva in California

The wedding signage, carefully crafted and thoughtfully placed, added a personal touch to the entire day. It was evident that Sonya and Kyle had poured their hearts into every aspect of their wedding, making it a true reflection of their love story!

Intimate Outdoor wedding with elegant florals and details
An intimate Barndiva Wedding with white florals and elegant decor

A Day to Remember

Sonya and Kyle's rustic fall wedding at Barndiva will forever hold a special place in my heart. Despite the unexpected rain and the little bit of stress that came with it, their day was a testament to the power of love and the beauty of embracing the unexpected. It was a celebration of two souls coming together to weather life's storms with grace and unwavering smiles.

Beautiful Bride and groom photos with rustic garden wedding decor
Beautiful Bride and groom photos in the rain

As I look back on their magical day, I'm reminded of the incredible moments, the stunning details, and the overwhelming sense of love that surrounded Sonya and Kyle. Their wedding was a true testament to the beauty of embracing nature's surprises and cherishing the love that shines through, rain or shine.

Bride and groom kissing

If you're planning your own dream wedding or looking to capture your love story in the enchanting landscapes of California, I'd love to be a part of your journey! Let's connect and create beautiful memories together! Contact me today to discuss your wedding photography needs, and let's hang out!

As a California wedding and elopement photographer, I'm here to ensure that every moment of your special day is captured with the same passion and artistry that I witnessed at Sonya and Kyle's rustic fall wedding at Barndiva! 

Bride and groom kissing
Bride dancing with father

Film Wedding Photos

Film photos for a Rustic Fall wedding at Barndiva


Venue: Barndiva

Florist: Koller Design Studio

Dessert: Mapi's Cake

Rentals: Bright Event Rentals

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