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Wedding | Teri & Steve | Holman Ranch, Carmel, California

Feb . 01 . 2014
  We are SO excited to show you this amazing Holman Ranch wedding! Teri and Steve are such a gorgeous couple, and their wedding reflects that in...
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We are SO excited to show you this amazing Holman Ranch wedding! Teri and Steve are such a gorgeous couple, and their wedding reflects that in every way! Holman Ranch is a beautiful property in Carmel, California featuring large open spaces, sweeping views of the Carmel Valley, the tree to die for (we plead guilty!) and jaw-dropping architecture.

This wedding would not have been possible without a crew of simply outstanding wedding vendors:

The amazing venue, Holman Ranch

Wedding planner: the amazing, talented Caitlin of Caitlin Arnold Events

Gorgeous flowers from Sweetness and Light Floral Design (just look at that bouquet!!)

Simply delicious food from Paradise Catering – served family style and ABSOLUTELY delicious (our mouth is still watering)

Entertaining DJ & MC services thanks to Ron of A Different Kind of DJ

Gorgeous wedding gown by Maggie Sottero

Amazing bridal shoes from Badgley & Mischka

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Holman Ranch wedding carmel california
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Holman Ranch wedding carmel california
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Holman Ranch wedding carmel california
Holman Ranch wedding carmel california
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  • Hunter Lowder:
    Message from the amazing venue: Wow, what is not to love about this wedding. I love the bride's gown, the bridesmaids' dresses. Love that there are only 2 attendants on either side, the cranes, the ring!! What a beautiful day and captured so magnificently by Sphynge! Here's to many decades of happiness for the sweet couple. We hope to see you soon and often!

About Kelsey

Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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Wedding | Kelsey & Bryce | Half Moon Bay, California

Jan . 17 . 2014
If you’re thinking sunny California for your wedding, you’ll be inspired by Kelsey and Bryce’s Half Moon Bay affair. Located ocean...
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If you’re thinking sunny California for your wedding, you’ll be inspired by Kelsey and Bryce’s Half Moon Bay affair. Located ocean side, the ceremony was in the shadow of tall coastal California trees. California was everywhere, from flip flops guests could wear to dance the night away, to the breathtaking views from the ceremony and reception locations, to the gorgeous ocean palette of the wedding details.

 

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Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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Wedding | Linh & Jerome | Camarillo, California

May . 27 . 2013
    Linh & Jerome’s wedding in Camarillo, California was nothing short of a fairy tale! They started the day in a beautiful beach...
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Linh & Jerome’s wedding in Camarillo, California was nothing short of a fairy tale! They started the day in a beautiful beach house in Camarillo, California with lots of sunshine and fine sand. Linh wore a gorgeous coral fashion forward chinese dress through the traditional (fun!) groom games and during the tea ceremony. I love the emerald green bridesmaid dresses and the succulent, peonie and rose bouquets which elegantly mixed greens and corals. Jerome had a really cute wooden card in store for her!

We went out and about for gorgeous couple-only photographs… amazing light everywhere! I love love love the tree we found on our way to the wedding ceremony and reception location! The ceremony & reception were held in the amazing location that is Tropical Paradise in Camarillo, California. It was gorgeous everywhere you looked – from the beautiful sign and centerpieces with fresh herbs, to the wedding cake, to the sushi bar – so many things to admire! Love was definitely in the air…. congratulations Linh & Jerome!

 

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Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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Tara and Sean | wedding | California Golf Club | South San Francisco

Jun . 21 . 2011
Tara and Sean had a wonderful wine country themed wedding at the California Golf Club in South San Francisco! The California Gold Club offers amazing...
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Tara and Sean had a wonderful wine country themed wedding at the California Golf Club in South San Francisco! The California Gold Club offers amazing grounds and views wherever you turn. When you first come in, you are greeted by wonderful rows of trees and a grand entrance. The building presents itself with elegance and grace, and you have to love the welcoming fountain in front!

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There are accessible grounds in front and back of the building. For Tara and Sean’s wedding, we even had access to golf carts to roam around and pick our favorite views! That allowed both the bride and groom to take photos with their parties before the wedding without risking their significant other – or the guests – to see them before the ceremony!
The ceremony can be held outdoors or indoors. Tara and Sean were very fortunate to have lovely weather for their ceremony, so they enjoyed a very elegant outdoor wedding overlooking the green fields and trees as far as the eye could see!
After the ceremony the guests enjoyed an open bar with drinks outdoors and indoors. The bar area is situated to the left of the entrance, while the reception area is separated to the right, so that the cocktail hour can happen right next to the reception area, but guests can mingle, talk, take photos at the photobooth that was made available to them, and have fun! This relaxing time gave the bride and groom plenty of time to escape and take beautiful formal shots without being interrupted. A little quiet time after the “I dos” is very precious :)

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Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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passionate | Danielle & Shaun’s wedding | San Jose City Hall, California

Mar . 02 . 2011
I love inspiration boards! This one, strong in passion with contrast of reds and blacks, showcases a wonderful venue: the San Jose Rotunda, aka San Jose...
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I love inspiration boards! This one, strong in passion with contrast of reds and blacks, showcases a wonderful venue: the San Jose Rotunda, aka San Jose City Hall. The city hall is incredibly photogenic and offers angles upon angles. The event center charges many of its services by the hour, but you have the option to just do the ceremony there or hold the reception in this gorgeous, modern building there as well.

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a vibrant wedding | Shaun + Danielle | San Jose, California

Feb . 15 . 2011
A beautiful vibrant wedding with ceremony at the San Jose rotunda and City Hall, followed by a freedom hall reception by Sphynge Photography
Getting ready: a beautiful black and white bride detail shot - getting her makeup done - eyelash, eyeliner from MAC makeup for the wedding
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Getting ready: a beautiful black and white bride detail shot - getting her makeup done - eyelash, eyeliner from MAC makeup for the wedding
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San Jose rotunda and City Hall - a beautiful ceremony location for a San Francisco wedding
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Justine and Craig’s wedding {featured} on Borrowed and Bleu

Jan . 20 . 2011
We’re very big fans of Borrowed and Bleu – their features of one-of-a-kind weddings is just full of inspiration and great for brainstorming...
Borrowed and Bleu wedding blog features a Sphynge Photography october wedding in Palo Alto, California at the Historic Del Monte Building
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We’re very big fans of Borrowed and Bleu – their features of one-of-a-kind weddings is just full of inspiration and great for brainstorming when you’re planning your wedding. That’s why we are so excited to announce that Justine and Craig’s October wedding in Palo Alto, California was featured today on this amazing site! Click on the image to read the full feature.

Congratulations again to Justine and Craig!

Borrowed and Bleu wedding blog features a Sphynge Photography october wedding in Palo Alto, California at the Historic Del Monte Building


Detail photos of the wonderful white and silver shoes used by the bride in Sunnyvale, California and beautiful bridal portrait with lots of contrast and an elegant classic style

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