Jessica + Evan's Wedding: The Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach

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The second I met with Jessica for coffee, I instantly sensed her sweet + calming demeanor which made me feel like I was conversing with a friend and not a client.  We talked, and talked, and I mean...we talked.  

Jessica has it all--she's intelligent, kind, compassionate, and is a stunningly gorgeous woman.  I didn't get to meet Evan then but when we finally did meet, the two of them together made complete perfect sense.

Jessica + Evan exchanged their vows overlooking the Southern Californian coastal sunset at the Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach.  The golden hour allowed for us to take the most stunning photos which highlighted their love ever so perfectly. 

Jessica + Evan, standing amongst your family and friends made me realize that what the two of you share is nothing short of magical.  Your warm and inviting personalities draw people in and we just can't get enough.  For this and so much more, thank you for allowing me to document your amazing love. 

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 Loved their ring choices.  A whole lotta diamonds and a touch of rose gold.

Loved their ring choices.  A whole lotta diamonds and a touch of rose gold.

 Jessica had perfect lips too.  Women pay a lot of money to have lips like these!

Jessica had perfect lips too.  Women pay a lot of money to have lips like these!

 Her beautiful Bradley Mischka shoes. 

Her beautiful Bradley Mischka shoes. 

 Jessica shared a very special bond with her nieces and helped them get ready for her big day.

Jessica shared a very special bond with her nieces and helped them get ready for her big day.

 How cute are her darling nieces!  Their shoes!  Their dress! I can't. 

How cute are her darling nieces!  Their shoes!  Their dress! I can't. 

 Jessica started getting teary eyed when her mom helped her into this gorgeous gown.  I think it might've finally hit her that today was the day. 

Jessica started getting teary eyed when her mom helped her into this gorgeous gown.  I think it might've finally hit her that today was the day. 

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 Such a gorgeous bride.  I wasn't kidding!

Such a gorgeous bride.  I wasn't kidding!

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 I loved how close Jessica and her siblings were.  This is Jessica's sister helping her with her bracelet. 

I loved how close Jessica and her siblings were.  This is Jessica's sister helping her with her bracelet. 

 Lots of laughs and tears this day. 

Lots of laughs and tears this day. 

 What a stud!  Here is Evan getting ready for the big day.

What a stud!  Here is Evan getting ready for the big day.

 For the first look, we sneaked into the harbor. 

For the first look, we sneaked into the harbor. 

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 We had a little crowd to cheer them on. 

We had a little crowd to cheer them on. 

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 This photo is probably my favorite.  I feel like it captures their love the way I saw it. 

This photo is probably my favorite.  I feel like it captures their love the way I saw it. 

 Seeing his bride walk down the aisle. 

Seeing his bride walk down the aisle. 

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 Jessica + Evan chose to do the unity sand ceremony which symbolized them coming together.  Forever and ever and ever. 

Jessica + Evan chose to do the unity sand ceremony which symbolized them coming together.  Forever and ever and ever. 

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 Love capturing the audience during the ceremony.  This photo gave me the feels. 

Love capturing the audience during the ceremony.  This photo gave me the feels. 

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 This sunset was created for the two of them.  Look how perfectly it was shining through!

This sunset was created for the two of them.  Look how perfectly it was shining through!

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