BRANDON + NICOLE

It's not always that you meet people who you have an instant connection with, but when I met these two, it felt like they were family. At the end of their engagement photo shoot in the months before, we experienced getting trapped at the top of Griffith Park trying to taxi or Uber our way down with zero phone reception to call a driver. We ended up convincing another driver to take us down after walking a bit of ways down the hill for about an hour. Despite the situation, we all laughed about it and didn't let it ruin the fun night! I knew instantly that they were my kind of people.  After that day, I was beyond excited to photograph their wedding day.

They started getting ready at Rancho Bernardo Inn where they were anxiously preparing to have their first look under the trees in the Inn's gardens. They quickly exchanged gifts with their parents right before and then made their way over to see each other. Their wedding ceremony and reception followed at the Cordiano Winery with the most perfect glowy sunsets you could ever hope for. We took photos in the vineyards during the golden hour where a coyote ran right past us down the hill, kicking back a pebble at me as it whooshed by! Then, when I thought this wedding couldn't get any better, everyone danced for the rest of the night to the most AMAZING music.  It was a wild and romantic day, such a fun night, with the coolest couple, and their sweetest family and friends. Everyone had a smile on their face and everyone was so genuine. My kind of people, through and through. 
FLORALS, SIGNAGE, DECOR, CAKE AND DONUT WALL ALL WERE MADE BY THE SUPER TALENTED WEDDING COORDINATOR KIM SISTI

Kim Sisti
https://www.sisti.co/
instagram.com/sisti.co

DJ: DJ Kaleb (Dancing DJ Productions)
https://dancingdjproductions.com/
instagram.com/djwillchitwood

MUAH: https://www.tiffanyannartistry.com/
IG: tiffanyann.hair_makeup

Dress: Willowby by Waters
https://www.watters.com/willowby/willowby-brides/

Venue: Cordiano Winery
http://www.cordianowinery.com/

Prep - Rancho Bernardo Inn
https://www.ranchobernardoinn.com










Click play for music! 
Blind Pilot -  3 Rounds and a Sound / Day Trotter

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