Saturday, April 11, 2009

Monica + John | Wedding 03.01.2009

In the quietness of the break of dawn that early morning, Monica got up and started getting ready for her Sunday. But not the usual Sunday where she got ready for church. This Sunday is a special one. A day that her, her family and friends have been excitedly waiting for to come, where she will be united in marriage with John, her fiance. The entire day was full of laughter - a joyful celebration of friendship and love and God's grace and goodness in two lives.

I'm just so thrilled for them and so honored that they asked me to be a part of their special day. Thank you again Monica and John. You guys are special friends for me and Joe - we love you and treasure your friendship. May your marriage will always be sweet and full of blessings and honoring to our Lord.

Without further ado, here are the details and what's-happening-on-the-day through my viewfinder...

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What a glowing, graceful and beautiful bride Monica is...
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Yes, she's all that! :)
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Monica and John opted to see each other before the ceremony.... so we took some photos beforehand :)
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love the feeling on this one ;)
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Such a gorgeous location to get married at. Wouldn't you say so?... Props to Lost Canyon Golf Club in Simi Valley!
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Their first prayer as husband and wife.
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A man and his wife! :)
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Then we're off to take some more photos around the venue - we got to ride on these little carts. How cute is the newlyweds' cart? So appropriate!
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Amazing spread of details at the lunch reception. Special thanks to Monica's friend, Esther Chua for her hard work with the flowers and decor!
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Excited!
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And here's Matt and Christy whose wedding I shot last year :) They are doing well and happily married! :)
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So we ended the afternoon with a few pictures... one of the happy couple..
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...and a few of Monica and her bridesmaids. They are seriously the funnest bridal party ever! :)
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