La Jolla Wedding | Congrats Amanda & Rod

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  • Mariachi Band.
  • La Jolla Shores Hotel.
  • Old Fashion style photo booth.
  • Tons of  bright, pink flowers (Grand Floral).
  • Great friends & family.
  • Wild, fun, huge star-shaped sunglasses.
  • Ocean-themed Wedding Cake.
  • Sweet music to dance to.
  • Lots of love.
  • Krista Romberg, Orange Blossom Events.

With all these combined + a very cool couple = An awesome wedding to photograph! Thank you to my second photographer, Nicola and my assistant Jimmy. We had a great time capturing all the fun and special moments of Amanda and Rod’s wedding on September 29, 2009. Congratulations Amanda & Rod!  {To see their sweet engagement session taken at the Disney Music Hall, please view them HERE}

It takes many bridesmaids to help Amanda getting on her stunning dress. So pretty.

It takes 6 bridesmaids to help Amanda getting on her stunning dress. So pretty.

Amanda's ring is in my top 3 I have ever seen. Nice job, Rod! Such fantastic style.

Amanda's ring is in my top three I have ever seen. Nice job, Rod! Such fantastic style.

I love wedding details! Rings, Shoes, Gowns, Flowers.. YAY!

I love wedding details! Rings, Shoes, Gowns, Flowers.. YAY!

The flower girl was patiently waiting for her turn.

The flower girl was patiently waiting for her turn.

And... It's her turn!

And… It's her turn!

Champagne flute + wedding rings

Champagne flute + wedding rings

I love this shot. There's something so calm about it.

I love this shot. There's something so calm about it.

My favorite color is green, so I couldn't resist photographing Amanda's awesome shoes against this pretty, green pattern.

My favorite color is green, so I couldn't resist photographing Amanda's awesome shoes against this pretty, green pattern.

Simple, yet there's so much here.

So HAPPY! I entered this shot in a photo contest.

So HAPPY! I entered this shot in a photo contest.

Love the beach-inspired details...

Amanda's beach-inspired cake! It was yum.

Amanda's beach-inspired cake! It was yum.

Here's Rod! Rod has amazing, bright, blue eyes.

Here's Rod! Rod has amazing, bright, blue eyes.

Showcasing Amanda among her lovely bridesmaids.

Showcasing Amanda among her lovely bridesmaids.

Amanda's Bridemaids!

Amanda's Bridemaids!

and... another shot of her shoes.

and… another shot of her shoes.

Rod seeing Amanda for the first time.

Rod seeing Amanda for the first time.

The Ceremony.

The Ceremony.

So many memorable moments captured.

So many memorable moments captured.

Ring Exchange

Ring Exchange

Aaaah, finally. The KISS.

Aaaah, finally. The KISS.

Groomsmen enjoying the ceremony.

Groomsmen enjoying the ceremony.

Hello Mr. and Mrs. Rod Conti! Congrats.

Hello Mr. and Mrs. Rod Conti! Congrats.

Such a happy, loving couple. You two are inspiring!

Such a happy, loving couple. You two are inspiring!

The entire wedding party!

The entire wedding party!

The ring bearer and flower girl. Even super cute when not smiling.

The ring bearer and flower girl. Even super cute when not smiling.

The Mariachi Band... SO fun. They set the tone for the cocktail party perfectly!

The Mariachi Band… SO fun. They set the tone for the cocktail party perfectly!

Break from formal photos...

Break from formal photos…

I love this photo of Rod and Amanda. It really captures their personalities perfectly.

I love this photo of Rod and Amanda. It really captures their personalities perfectly.

I couldn't resist. Nearly their entire wedding party! Love props.

I couldn't resist. Nearly their entire wedding party! Love props.

Amanda worked so hard at making her wedding details perfectly. The shot on the table was from our Engagement Session at the Disney Music Hall downtown LA.

Amanda worked so hard at making her wedding details perfectly. The shot on the table was from our Engagement Session at the Disney Music Hall downtown LA.

To the beach...

To the beach…

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One of our many fun "Thank YOU" shots.

One of our many fun "Thank YOU" shots.

Stroll on the beach... getting a breather alone.

Stroll on the beach… getting a breather alone.

First Dance to Bruce Springsteen

First Dance to Bruce Springsteen

One of my favs. Mysterious yet telling.

One of my favs. Mysterious yet telling.

Getting their groove on!

Getting their groove on!

The ringbearer was getting DOWN to the beats.

The ringbearer was getting DOWN to the beats.

Cutting the cake!

Cutting the cake!

What was Amanda saying? Eh, doesn't matter. Ended up in a kiss!

What was Amanda saying? Eh, doesn't matter. Ended up in a kiss!

Such a pretty candid of Amanda

Such a pretty candid of Amanda

Kisses + champagne

Kisses + champagne

Birds-eye view

Birds-eye view

8 hours later... Amanda and Me. Thanks Jimmy for taking this for us.

8 hours later… Amanda and Me. Thanks Jimmy for taking this for us.

Fun in the photo booth!

Fun in the photo booth!

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