It was a beautiful summer day. The sun was hot in the sky & not even a small breeze moved through the trees. The leaves & flowers glowed in the heat of the sun & although the sun was shining it’s brightest, it could definitely not out-shine Matt & Jerrica on their beautiful wedding day. When Matt & Jerrica first saw each other for the first time that day, they glowed brighter than the noon-day sun above. Two high school sweethearts were married under a canopy of trees & spent the entire day just beaming from ear to ear.
Summer weddings are my favorite-I love that the sun sets late in the evening, the trees take on a beautiful golden light in the golden afternoons & because it is so, so beautiful. Jerrica & Matt were married on a beautiful & HOT summer day at the High Sierra Iris & Wedding Gardens in Camino, CA. In fact, it was so hot at their wedding that I brought my own giant cooler of ice & water bottles to give to the bridal party while we were shooting so that nobody got dehydrated during the photos! It.was.HOT! Although it was super hot, Matt & Jerrica were total troopers & they let me take as much time as I wanted for photos, which I always, ALWAYS love. Once the sun set, the guests were lucky to hear heartfelt toasts, drink sweet lemonade, dance under the stars & celebrate the love between two people who are simply perfect for each other.
Matt & Jerrica-you guys are the BEST. I’ve absolutely loved getting to know the both of you & I feel so lucky to have been able to photograph your incredibly beautiful, sweet & perfect wedding. Wishing you the most exciting, wonderful & fun marriage-you both deserve it! Thanks again for everything! XOXO, marielle.
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I love how Jerrica’s dress ruffled underneath! It was a stunning dress!!
Matt & Jerrica decided to see each other before the wedding…which I loved-they were so darling & SO excited to see each other for the first time!
Then it was time for the ceremony to begin…with two ring bearers who took their job VERY seriously.
Right after they said “I do!!”
The gorgeous venue…