Welcome to an elegant wedding of Karen and Joshua at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, California. The affection for each other began back in 2008 UC Berkeley as they both were college students at that time. The couple like to tell people that they met at the library. However, the truth is that Joshua and Karen met at the college party. Initially, Josh thought that Karen is a cute but weird girl. Karen saw Joshua as nerdy but sweet and kind-hearted. However, after walking Karen home that night and taking her to Costco the other they, this is when their love story began.
Eight years later, after they finished their studies, Karen and Joshua were ready to take their relationship to the next level.
The couple got engaged in France during their vocation in Europe. After having so much stress by losing their luggage in Italy and having to deal with a broken car on a busy street of Genoa, under his sleeves, Josh had a big surprise for his beloved one. When they were enjoying the lush gardens and surreal beauty of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in South of France, Josh led Karen to a balcony with a spectacular view of the French Riviera. While Karen was looking over the water, Josh set up his GoPro camera and asked her turn around. The time stopped, and Joshua dropped on his knee to propose to Karen and presented a gorgeous ring, which Joshua designed with his jeweler friend Neil Dahl.
Not long, after the proposal, Karen and Joshua started to plan their Hummingbird Nest Ranch wedding. Hummingbird Nest Ranch venue reminded them of Europe because it has the vibe warmth and luxury. With a picture perfect lush backgrounds and regal Spanish architecture and decor, this site was an ideal choice for Karen and Joshua's elegant and romantic wedding. Thank's to a fantastic event planner Michelle from Aquafuzion events the couple's wedding planning process was very smooth and pleasant. It was such a beautiful fairytale love story with green, cream and accent rose gold colors, surrounded by stunning views of Hummingbird Nest Ranch.
That said, cheers to you and your love Karen and Joshua! Thank you so much for having us to be a part of your dream wedding and for the opportunity to capture your precious moments!
Special thanks to all the following wedding professionals for their hard work and making Karen and Joshua's wedding to come through.
Wedding Photography: The Big Affair
Wedding planner and floral: Aquafuzion
Venue: Hummingbird Nest
Catering: Command Performance Catering
Cake: A Sweet Design
Gown: Maggie Sottero from Panache Bridal
Linens and Tent: A Rental Connection
Lighting & DJ: VOX DJs
Ceremony Entertainment: Witmer Studios
Hair & Makeup: Kelly Zhang Studio
Video: North Birch Productions
Photobooth: GC Photobooth
Engagement Ring Designer: Neil Dahl Jeweler
Barbeque: Kogi BBQ
Leave a comment
This glamorous Laguna Niguel Ritz Carlton Wedding of a gorgeous bride Erika and handsome Ronnel was so cool to photograph. Their wedding was like a dream in a picture-perfect location with a Pacific Ocean backdrop. But before I share the wedding details, here is the story of their love. Erika and Ronnel’s love story began…Read More
Welcome to an elegant wedding of Karen and Joshua at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, California. The affection for each other began back in 2008 UC Berkeley as they both were college students at that time. The couple like to tell people that they met at the library. However, the truth is that…Read More
Bel-Air Bay Club wedding of Krista and Jason was as sweet as it can be. Just like one of those beautiful fairy tales about the prince and princes. Bel-Air Bay Club is like a castle, the historical and exclusive venue, nestled in Malibu with a breath talking Pacific Ocean backdrop. It was a dream location…Read More
Taglyan wedding of Igor and Angela was a grand event in the heart of Los Angeles. If you have never had a chance to experience a Russian Jewish wedding, in this blog post, I would like to share with you how they do it the “right” way. Angela and Igor are sweethearts. They both enjoy…Read More
Welcome to the luxury Pelican Hill wedding of Tiffanie and Eric. These two lovely birds got married at one of the most prestigious venues that Southern California has to offer. Pelican Hill wedding of this sweet couple was a beautiful fairytale and a celebration of love. Nothing could have made me happier than to be…Read More
Welcome to New Years Eve Vibiana wedding of Kellee and Mike in Downtown of Los Angeles! It was one of a kind black-tie a party with an awesome couple and their wonderful guests. When you love each other, like Kellee and Mike, you must throw something big to celebrate your wedding properly. So definitely Vibiana…Read More
Anita and Ariocha’s Four Seasons the Biltmore wedding in Santa Barbara was a gorgeous, glamorous and fun celebration. It was a destination wedding in the city famous of romance and relaxation. Surrounded by an opulent view of Pacific Ocean and beautiful nature Four Season the Biltmore is a perfect to celebrate a wedding with family…Read More
The London West Hollywood wedding of Michelle and Kolby was nothing more but a dream celebration filled with joyful and breathtaking moments. The story of these two lovely birds began back in college in 2001. It was the first time when they met each other and started dating. However, at that moment in life, their…Read More
Old Canyon Ranch wedding of Karen and Elan was a cozy and laid-back event in the gorgeous nature of Topanga. It was a truly perfect day for such a wonderful celebration. I am beyond thankful for Elan and Karen having me to be a part of their special day. Witnessing and documenting their heartfelt moments, beautiful portraits in a story…Read More
Calamigos Ranch Wedding of Julie and Aaron was a truly magical celebration in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains and Malibu wineries. Surrounded by the nature Calamigos Ranch is one of the most natural and beautiful locations for cozy, intimate wedding that you can experience. The property is quite big and offers four different…Read More