Wedding | La Jolla Hyatt | E & M

I was delighted to be asked to photograph this wedding by Melissa Schwartz of Organic Photographs: Best Sister of the handsome groom.

I shot the wedding alongside Regis Chen of Regis Photography.  The bride and groom admired both of our work, and asked that we do our respective things.  Both the ceremony and the reception were held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.  The Wedding Trolley took us over to La Jolla cove where we took the bridal party pictures before the Tish and Badeken.

Most of the family and friends flew in from the east coast, and spend the weekend at the hotel. The beautiful weekend ended with a scrumptious hosted brunch at the Mission at Mission Beach.


Laughing it up with the groom, his groomsmen and the best-sister, in an elegant combination of gray and lime green.


The moment of reveal during the Badeken, which the couple chose to share with all their family and friends before signing the Ketubah.


The bride chose a fun velum scroll for the ceremony program.  I love this idea!


The bride and her mother, gazing at the groom, steps before the aisle walk begins.


Clapping and dancing and joy in the Ballroom.


Dancing the horah to the band's rendition of Hava Nagillah.


First dance.


Wiping the cupcake frosting off.  Some debate later on who 'started' it.


E., ecstatic, surrounded by her friends, family and new husband.


The Mazhinka Dance. The groom embraces his new father-in-law.  The bride is clasping hands in the foreground.


Standing limelight of his personalized wedding gobo, M. kicks back at the reception.


Ending the night with a kiss. I love how their body language makes a heart shape as they embrace.