What a day! For the day of their wedding, Sam and Danny knew they wanted to do their First Look around the corner from their home at Luce Loft where they met first on their very first date. The inner romantic in me totally swooned over such a cute idea and I was all on board. That moment when a couple sees each other for the first time is one of my favorite moments on the wedding day and I love how intimate and personal they can be.
With a few different locations in mind, we made sure to discuss a gameplan for the day as Sam and Danny also had another fun twist up their sleeve. Wanting to surprise their wedding party, the couple reserved an unforgettable ride to the ceremony in a classic San Diego Trolley Bus. Feeling like a bunch of time travelers cruising through the streets of the Gaslamp District, we rolled up in style for photos before the ceremony around Deck 655 where the party was set to take place later. Sam and Danny's fun and vibrant personalities fit perfect for the colorful textures of Downtown and their bigger than life wedding party (literally, 26 people total!!) was such a blast to photograph. We explored a few spots within the area taking advantage of all the unique backdrops nearby. Because the couple also wanted to join cocktail hour later in the evening, we had family meet us for photos right before the ceremony as well. Danny's family wanted to turn the occasion into a fun holiday card opportunity and brought along a few Santa hats for a fun twist. Love it!
Once photos were wrapped up, it was time to get these two married! Their ceremony at the new event space, Deck 655 was absolutely perfect and romantic in every way. It was beautiful watching these two and their guests share a few tears and laughs together as they celebrated the moment. After exchanging vows and sealing the deal with a kiss, these two were official husband and wife. WOO! Afterwards, we all celebrated the night with cake, toasts and a few games of skeeball ;) To top off the evening, we snuck off to the venue's balcony to capture some night photos as the flicker of the city's lights began to wake up and the streets gained a neon glow.
Such a beautiful day spent with these two and so glad I could be apart of it all! Congrats Sam and Danny