Annalee and Brent are truly the sweetest people I’ve ever met. Capturing their engagement in Carmel-by-the-sea was one of my favorites so to be able to photograph their Carmel-by-the-Sea wedding too, you know I was beyond ecstatic!
Annalee and Brent's wedding day took place at the breathtaking Folktale Winery. I can’t help but reminisce about this dreamy celebration as Carmel is one of my favorite places to photograph engagements and weddings. Everything about Annalee and Brent’s Carmel-by-the-Sea wedding was perfect, from the stunning details that adorned every corner to the tender moments that left us all teary-eyed, this wedding was an absolute showstopper.
The Enchanting Venue
Imagine a place that's a slice of Italy right here in the States. Folktale Winery is THAT place! It's a stunning venue that's almost castle-like, nestled among rolling vineyards and surrounded by the beauty of Carmel-by-the-Sea. With every step, you'll discover delightful details that make this venue a photographer's paradise! I was in complete awe the entire day!
The Wedding Day Itinerary
From the crack of dawn until the sunset, Annalee and Brent's Carmel-by-the-Sea wedding day was a whirlwind of emotion, celebration, and pure love. As I snapped away, capturing candid moments and genuine smiles, I couldn't help but feel like the luckiest photographer in the world. Days like this remind me of why I love what I do!
We started the day with the getting ready photos, where Annalee's beaming smile and Brent's excitement set the tone for the day ahead. The air was filled with anticipation, like the calm before a beautiful storm!
The Outdoor Ceremony
Picture this: a serene outdoor ceremony with the vineyards gently swaying in the background. The sun-kissed the couple's faces as they exchanged vows, promising eternal love and laughter. It was like a scene straight out of a fairytale!
The Romantic Reception
Stepping into the reception area felt like stepping into a secret garden. The all-white wedding decor and floral arrangements were simply stunning, creating an atmosphere of elegance and romance. But what truly stole the show was the location! The reception area is nestled alongside the vineyards, creating an intimate and elevated ambiance that left everyone breathless!
Their First Dance
Annalee and Brent's first dance had everyone in tears, including me! It was one of those moments where time stood still, and you could see the sheer joy and love radiating from their souls. Witnessing that kind of pure happiness is what makes being a wedding photographer so incredibly rewarding! They really had so much intention and joy for each other in every moment, it felt like no one else mattered, especially in this moment!
"My (now) husband and I booked Cambria for our engagement photos and wedding before even setting our wedding date or having our venue chosen.... not kidding LOL. In hindsight, this could have been a terrible decision, but it was one of the best we made!! Cambria captured our love perfectly and we're so thankful to have these memories forever.
"Can we be friends with her in real life?" - Brent, my husband
"Wow, your photos look like they're out of a fairy tale" - my Dad
"Annalee and Brent's engagement photos look like a perfume commercial for Dior or Givenchy" - a friend
10/10 experience with Cambria - book her now!!" -Annalee, the bride
The Sweetest Couple
Annalee and Brent are a match made in heaven. Their love for each other is so genuine, it's contagious! I remember thinking that they both had such a refreshing calmness, especially for a wedding day and all of the stress that it can bring. They both were a dream!
Whether you're planning a California wedding or an elopement, I've got you covered! From the sun-soaked beaches of Southern California to the majestic landscapes of Northern California, I'll be there, capturing your candid and meaningful moments. Take a look at my pricing and packages and contact me through my website to get started!
See more of Annalee and Brent's Dreamy Carmel-by-the-Sea Wedding below and see my latest blog on Maddie & Michael’s Elegant & Rustic Roblar Farm Wedding for more of my wedding photography!
Venue | Folktale Winery
Coordinator | Paige Events
Florals | Paeonina
HMU | Blush Monterey
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