“Love is the beauty of the soul.” - Saint Augustine
In a world of wedding blogs and pinterest, it’s easy to lose yourself in the planning of your wedding. So when it was time for Irene and Daniel’s wedding, Irene debated whether or not she’d wear her glasses. After all, you rarely see glasses-wearing brides! But ultimately she decided she wanted to be the girl Daniel fell in love with, glasses and all. She told us that by wearing her glasses for both their engagement session and wedding day, she hopes to “empower people who feel like they need to change themselves to fit the mold of a bride/groom [and] not be afraid of being themselves.” And we couldn’t agree more!
We loved everything about this wedding! Not just their open and free personalities … but the cute details and personal touches they brought into their wedding design … the surprise release of doves … their fun wedding party … the ice-cream themed reception … Even looking through these pictures again brings a smile to our faces. :D
Photography: Junshien, Tony; Junshien International Photographers
Getting ready location: San Ramon Mariott
Ceremony/Reception venue: The Bridges Golf Club
Floral Design: Nona Tai, Floral Design studio
Makeup: Ann Ho, Styles by Ann
DJ: DJ Earl Joseph
Doves Release: Doves Aflight
How creative is this?? Every table had a different ice-cream flavor … and centerpiece to match!
Popcorn before the ceremony? What’s there not to love??
A handwritten letter from Daniel; a hug from mom.
The groom reviews his vows while the guys chill on the balcony.
“No peeking, Chi-King!” For their first look, Daniel had to wear an eye mask. Chi-King is Daniel’s Cantonese name. =P
Irene and Daniel receive prayers from their closest friends…
Falling rings ….
* * * * * * *
2013 travel schedule
Kona, Hawaii: March 21-26
Seattle, Washington: June 9-12
Vancouver, Canada: Sept 13-19
Edmonton, Canada: Sept 19-23
NYC, New York: Sept 26-Oct 2
LA, California: Oct 17-21
Austin, Texas: Oct 26-29
Ho Chi Minh/Hanoi/Hoi An, Vietnam: Nov 9-20 (personal)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Nov 21-22 (personal)
Penang, Malaysia: Nov 23-25
Melbourne, Australia: Dec 15-20
Adelaide, Australia: Dec 21-23
Select dates still available for engagement, couple, individual, and family shoots. Contact us for more details!
For booking inquiries worldwide, or for more information about wedding photography in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, get in touch with us via our contact form. Special rates for destination wedding collections are also available!