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Hi there! Welcome to the online home of Laura Tavarez Photography. I specialize in Wedding & Family Photography thru out California.

Dave & Karen

Nov 17, 2018

Cottonwood Barn Wedding | Elderwood, California

It all started with hiccups!! Yes, Hiccups! lol Karen and a sweet friend went out dancing and ended up at  Visalia Brewing Company to have a drink afterwards. The “bartender” (Dave) didn’t have her pay for the drink but instead came around the bar and started talking to Karen.  Embarrassingly, Dave had hiccups while they talked. Karen tried to scare him to make them go away yet he didn’t go anywhere! They ended up talking for hours and hours and the rest is history!

Karen & Dave’s Venue was at a newer venue around Visalia called, Cottonwood Barn. What a beautiful setting! A Rustic barn, surrounded by hills, fountain, tree lined road, and twinkle lights! So many fun spot around this place.

Loved that Karen and Dave’s wedding party were their children! Blending these sweet families into one is an important part of their day even including family vows during the ceremony. Joy-filled day from beginning to end. Enjoy this peak into their special day!

Venue | Cottonwood Barn

Wedding Coordinator | Bridget Kidder

Florist | Sequoia Plaza Flowers

Cake Artist | Christian Salazar

Invitation | Basic Invite

Band/DJ | Joe, New Image Entertainment

HMUA |Terrie, Southern Roots Salon

The Dress | Annabelle’s Bridal Boutique

Tuxes | Tux-n-Tails




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