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Arthur & Megan

Mar 3, 2017

Winter Valentine Wedding | Stockton, California

Just days after Valentine’s Day these two love birds tied the knot! Their day was special for so many reasons! Arthur was stationed overseas, so it was exciting for Megan to actually see her man in person let alone get married to her best friend!

For weeks the weather forecast called more LOTS of rain during the entire week especially on this weekend a cold winter storm was supposed to hit Northern California.  Well when everyone woke up to cloudy skies but no rain drops, it was like a huge weight had been lifted!! Love the wet weather California is having this year. And it is supposed to be good luck to have rain on your wedding day… However, its harder to get a wonderful portrait time in the rain. So thankful the rain held off until Sunday!!!

Megan & Arthur opted to do a first look and I am so glad they did! Not only is it so fun to capture their first expresses of each other, it also gives more time to create portraits without taking away time from guests at reception.  Many people are afraid it takes from walking down the aisle but it really doesn’t have too! These two were so adorable. Sweet, joyful tears filled Megan’s eyes while she walked up the aisle. Made me get teary-eyed!

Winter wonderland was their wedding theme with cute little snowflakes everywhere, even in her dress! From darlings necklaces to a hot chocolate bar, winter weddings have a special charm. Take a sneak peak at a few favorites from their sweet day.


Wedding Coordinator |  Allison Rocili
Cake Artist | Cari Smith
Hair Artist | Ashley Allen
Bridemaid Dress | Macy’s




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