Kristina and Vanessa were married on a sunny spring day in the beautiful redwood forest north of Fort Bragg, California. The ceremony was held in the embrace of towering old-growth redwood trees, with beautiful dappled light shining in from behind the brides.

The brides said:

“We are positively over the moon for this incredible video. We both just cried non-stop watching it. You captured everything so beautifully. The speech tie-ins are so moving. Thank you for this incredible work and we can’t wait to see more. You are a very special person and have a very special talent. We are so lucky to have found you! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!”

“Laughter, tears, joy. Thank you, thank you, thank you. That was hours ago. I’ve now watched it two times in a row. So happy. So grateful to be connected back to that day through words, images, your art.”

Before the wedding, the whole wedding party stayed together in the ranch house, where they practiced their dances, prepared the invitations and other special flourishes for the wedding, and generally enjoyed one another. It was a truly beautiful celebration of the union of two magnificent, loving souls, supported by a magical group of family and friends.

I felt honored to be part of their celebration, and to be able to produce a beautiful record of the occasion.

PLANNER: Prasada Squillace #prasadevents
OFFICIANT: Sarah Peck @humblesphinx
HAIR AND MAKEUP: Arabella Ablaza @bellajoybeauty
FLOWERS: Golden Coast Florals @goldencoastflorals
PHOTOGRAPHY: Katelyn Tucker @ktuckerphoto
VIDEOGRAPHY: Nile Sprague, Mendocino Photo and Video @nilesprague
LIVE MUSIC: Second Hand Grass #secondhandgrass
CATERING: Mendocino BBQ @mendocinobbq
BAR: Raise the Bar @raisethebarmendocino
DESSERT: Shani’s Sweet Art @shanissweetart
RENTALS: Matt Rowland Events #mattrowlandevents