Maderas Golf Club Wedding | Ashley + Michael

Ashley and Michael picked a perfect San Diego afternoon for their Maderas Golf Club wedding. When I arrived on scene at Rancho Bernardo Inn, where everyone was getting ready, I could immediately sense that it would be fun day with plenty of excitement and emotions — just my kind of crowd. From the hair/makeup session to the bathrobe-clad choreographed dance rehearsal, and from the rusty exchange of Tagalog phrases to ridiculous ideas about where the bride’s garter could go, the amount of laughter and joy was absolutely contagious. And that was just during bridal prep! It was like a feast for my heart and eyes to be able to document this day in a way that highlighted the things most important to Ashley and Michael. Beginning at their consultation and again when we met up for their engagement session, they emphasized their love for their bridal party and their family. And the bonds were obvious throughout the day. I would list a bevy of these snippets that stand out in my mind, but I’ll let some photos do the talking.

(Big thanks to my friend, the amazing David Josue for traveling a long way to come shoot with me.)

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Ashley, while reading Michael’s card for her:
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Photo by David:
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Ashley’s sister giving a toast. One of my favorite images I’ve taken this year:
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Photo by David, of Ashley’s father getting work done on the dance floor!
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