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San Diego Garden Inspired Beach Wedding

When two styles come together, say easy breezy beach nuptials and a floral garden soiree, the result is kind of fabulous. This San Diego wedding is a mix of sand, blooms by Adorations Botanical Artistry and a ballroom wedding beachside. Grab all the details captured by Joshua Aull Photography right here in the full gallery.


Amanda and Ryan were married at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, California. Amanda is a model/actor living in Los Angeles and Ryan is a professional baseball player for the Chicago Cubs and splits his time between Chicago and Sydney Australia. When it came to finding a place to get married, the Hotel Del Coronado was the perfect location because it reminded Ryan of his home in Sydney and Amanda’s desire to be near the water.

Amanda and Ryan’s beach wedding with a garden inspiration incorporated weathered lanterns mixed with rustic mossy pedestals and garden urns. Romantic and loose floral styling with classic garden blooms such as David Austin garden rose, lush white hydrangea and summer vines. A soothing ivory palette with subtle touches of coral were used though out. Special attention was given to the brides bouquet to add richer and more dramatic tones.

Photography: Joshua Aull Photography | Wedding Dress: Lazaro | Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Band: LA Allstars | Cake & Dessert Table: Room For Dessert | Coordination: Coronado Weddings | Floral: Adorations Botanical Artistry | Hotel: Hotel del Coronado | Paper Products: Wedding Paper Divas | Rentals: Concepts Event Design

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Whimsical Turquoise San Diego Wedding

This wedding from Carly Rae Weddings combines everything that is trendy and fun right now – food trucks, bikes, succulents, and of course, the color turquoise. In short, I love it. In long? I’m obsessed with the soft beachy light in every image from Paper Antler, and those cliff shots have me obsessed. Obsessed.


From the beautiful bride… We had heard that the wedding goes by so quickly that you hardly remember it, so we opted to make it an all day event. We got an early start to take pictures around San Diego, which ended up being so fun because TJ and I got to hang out with each other all day and take everything in.

My favorite detail at the wedding were our favors: personalized bike bells with our logo on them. We both love our bikes and ride them everywhere, so it was a great way for our guests to commemorate the day.

Photography: Paper Antler | Cinematography: Soar Productions | Dress: Vera Wang | Flowers: Brianna Maxson | Catering: Seabirds | Catering: Soho Tacos | Catering: The Flip Truck | Coffee Cart: Wild Goose Roasting Co. | Ice Cream Cart: Sweet Lucie's Ice Cream | Planning + Coordination: Carly Rae Weddings | Venue: Meadowlark Community Center

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San Diego Beach Engagement Session

Oh, am I craving the beach.  The wind in my hair, the sand in my toes and those gorgeous sunny skies as far as the eye can see… that’s what I call magical.  Also magical?  This glorious engagement session captured by Day 7 Photography, which just so happens to combine all of the aforementioned with an adorable duo you will NOT be able to get enough of.  See it all here.

From Day 7 Photography… Here’s an engagement session from San Diego at Torrey Pines Beach! Josh and Pam will be celebrating their wedding in Hawaii in June of 2014, and the beach has a special place in their hearts. The bridge that is usually full of cars happened to be closed on the day we were there, so we got to grab a few shots in the empty streets. The large empty streets were beautiful, and to me, it made the session all the more magical. We also had a blast on the empty life guard tower! I hope you enjoy this session as much as I do.

Photographer: Day 7 Photography | Beach: Torrey Pines State Reserve