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A collection of our recent wedding, engagement and bridal work. We try to blog every single wedding to show that we were with real couples! Happy Browsing!


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Taylor and Ryan first met through mutual friends at a coffee shop in Arizona. It wasn’t until almost a year later that they went on their first official date. From that day forward, they became attached at the hip. Growing up, Taylor’s family spent their annual vacation relaxing by the beach in Newport Beach, California. […]

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Jenny and Nick are straight up one of the best couples we’ve ever worked with. From their Los Angeles Arboretum And Botanic Garden Engagement to their wedding reception at Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club, they have adorned us with compliments and good faith. We strive to make each and every one of couples feel […]

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Tucked away in the hills of Murrieta lies the Fontainebleau Venue. Located on five acres, it’s a gorgeous and romantic venue featuring french gardens, terraced lawns, brick pathways, and magnificent oak trees. From the moment we arrived, we knew something magical was going to be created! Kathleen and Jereme have a special place in a hearts. […]

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The historic Santa Barbara Club played host to a beautifully sophisticated wedding last weekend. Renowned for its Wine Country cuisine and secluded garden oasis within the city, it was a beautiful space to say the least. Talea and Evan celebrated the joining of two families, and their love for eternity. Talea and Evan, thank you […]

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Krista and Kyle met in a college accounting class. They were assigned to be in the same group on a class project and started talking and studying together. After what seemed to be many months later, Kyle worked up the courage to ask her out. Fast forward four years of wild, fun adventures together…He proposed! […]

Engaged

We’d been looking forward to this weekend’s Serendipity Garden wedding for over a year now; and for so many reasons, we know it’s one that we’ll never forget. We met Lauren and Andrew in Big Bear, California for their engagement session last year, and knew right away they were our kind of people. They are […]

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They currently call San Francisco home, their nest not too far away from views of the ocean, and redwood trees. But last weekend, the Environmental Center in Newport Beach, California is where they choose to become officially husband and wife. It was a gorgeous venue filled with butterflies, evergreens and cacti, hidden just 15 minutes […]

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Caitlin and James married at the Newport Beach LDS Temple. They promised each other to continue their love through their actions and words. It was a bright and sunny day in Orange County, California. They opted to see each other before the ceremony and shared their first look at their bridal session last week. The […]

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They met at church. She was sitting off to the side of the chapel when a friend Hannah asked her to come sit in the middle with her before the service began. Caitlin happily moved seats and they began talking about college, and their future careers. In the middle of their conversation, a surprisingly tall, […]

Bridals

So many dreams were fulfilled on this beautiful Southern California day. There was not a cloud in the sky, and the sun shined brightly down upon the guests. Maddy and Charlie married at Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club with the beautiful mountains behind them.They promised each other to continue their love not by way of mere […]

Weddings

Your wedding day is here! All the planning, and dreaming and preparing you have been doing led you to this very day.  It’s beautiful, magical and exciting. Today is the day that you are going to marry the man of your dreams. Today is the day you are going to become a wife. But, as […]

Wedding Planning

Let’s be honest here. Unless you happen to have one of those “Instagram Husbands” your groom is most likely not going to be into the whole picture thing. Don’t worry, you’re not alone, and we get it! We often receive emails from brides who are worried their groom won’t be into the engagement photo process. […]

Wedding Planning

The wedding day is coming to an end and it’s time to make your grand exit. Aside from the gorgeous photo op, your wedding exit is the grand finale to one of the most amazing days of your life. It is the perfect chance for friends and family to literally shower you with love. Showering newlyweds with […]

Wedding Planning

They played against each other during co-ed softball in Fullerton. When Jereme noticed her from across the field he asked his friends about her. Unfortunately for him, she had a boyfriend at the time. So many weeks passed before they crossed paths again. After Kathleen ended her previous relationship, her friend encouraged her to get back […]

Engaged

Their mutual friends had met on match.com and were throwing a Super Bowl party to celebrate. When Evan arrived, the first person he noticed was Talea. She was in a bathing suit, and he couldn’t keep his eyes off of her! He was shy though and didn’t approach her. Talea being fearless, decided to be the one to break […]

Engaged

They officially met through mutual friends at their Huntington Beach high school. But even before that, Cassie knew of Michael. His friend lived in her neighborhood and borrowed her camera. When she got the camera back, and scrolled through the photos, there was a cute guy in one of them. One day, Cassie attempted to introduce herself and […]

Engaged

Caroline and Brett are seriously one of the sweetest couples. You may remember them from their Big Bear engagement session, and their Grand Californian Hotel & Spa wedding day couldn’t have matched their outdoorsy filled personalities any better. Throughout each part of the day, one thing was so apparent : their overflowing excitement and love […]

Weddings

As California + Destination wedding photographers we shoot a lot of engagement sessions. The number one struggle clients have while preparing for their shoot is choosing a location. We love to offer suggestions for the perfect location, but ultimately let the couple make the final call. We want them to feel connected and invested in the place […]

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They met at a Christmas party over three years ago. The pine sweet smell of the tree ghosted through the room. The festive party was beautifully decorated for the holidays. People chatted excitedly with one another, their voices falling in and out like waves. But all of it faded away when Austin’s eyes landed on Lindsay. As soon […]

Engaged

After the wedding day is over, and all the gifts have been opened, it’s time to say thank you. When we first heard about people texting instead of sending a traditional post-wedding thank you note, we thought it was a joke. Despite being a part of the millennial generation, we think that trend needs to stop. […]

Wedding Planning

As destination wedding photographers, we’ve seen hundreds of ceremonies. In fact, the wedding ceremony is one of our favorite parts of the wedding day! In just a short period of time, we get to witness the chemistry between the bride and groom and hear what brought them together. It is no doubt, a magical experience. However, the […]

Wedding Planning

It was Jenny’s first day of college at Cal Poly Pomona, and he sat right in front of her in history class. Little did she know, that he had already spotted her before class and knew he had to talk to her. She was gorgeous! You know that feeling you get when you know someone is […]

Engaged

When we arrived in Big Bear for Lauren and Andrew’s engagement session, we stood in awe at the recent snowfall that blanketed everything. Stepping out of our car and hearing the distinctive crunch of snow underfoot, got our hearts racing. We knew we were in for some fun! The air was crisp but heavy with humidity […]

Engaged

This Zion National Park engagement session is one we will never forget! A few weeks ago, Sophie and Mazen asked us if we’d like to spend three days exploring with them in Utah. Of course we said yes! And so the adventure began… Sophie and Mazen traveled all the way from their home in Los Angeles, […]

Engaged

We are so excited to share this California backyard wedding with you! This was the very last wedding of our season, and we couldn’t have picked a better grand finale! Oh, where do we even begin? From the moment we met Marisol three years ago, we knew we would be great friends. For a lot […]

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You know those couples, the ones that you immediately feel like you’re best friends with? Well, that is Maddy and Charlie! When they met us for their engagement session last week – looking AMAZING, we might add – we just clicked! Just like us, they’ve known each other for over seven years. They officially met at a party […]

Engaged

Oh, friends! Do we have a fantastic wedding to share with you today! We had the absolute pleasure of photographing Alex and Melissa’s gorgeous navy blue Hornblower Cruise wedding in Newport Beach, California. We loved the way Melissa chose to incorporate navy blue, and crisp whites, with just a touch of light pink. The way they tied […]

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Of all the students in his high school class, she stood out. Brett noticed Caroline’s dark hair, and beautiful smile and knew she was different. He was intrigued and planned to get to know his classmate. When she left to study abroad in Europe, he missed her tremendously. He worked hard to save his lunch for […]

Engaged

A few weeks ago, Leland contacted us from the East Coast to photograph his beach proposal here in Southern California. He and his girlfriend Carlee boarded a plane together for a surprise vacation. She had no idea where they were going, except that it was somewhere in California. Little did she know, he had been planning […]

Engaged

They say that you become like the people you spend your time with. After spending the day with Nikki and Chase’s closest family and friends, we can see why they turned out so lovely. From the moment we met them, to the moment we said goodnight, we felt completely welcomed into their intimate circle. Nikki and Chase […]

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The lure of the beach intrigued Melissa and Alex. The rolling waves, the sand between their toes, and endless sunshine. Once they stumbled upon the Malibu West Beach Club, they knew their wedding venue dreams had come true! The intimate space sat right on top of the beach and overlooked the ocean. It was perfect. Together […]

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In October 2015, on a brisk fall afternoon at a party, Ryan laid eyes on the most radiant woman he had ever seen, Emily. She had a twine-thin body, with a tapered waist. A pair of arched eyebrows looked down on her sweeping eyelashes. Her shadow-black hair tumbled over her shoulders. He was captivated by her bouncy […]

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Enchanting redwood trees and the smell of the ocean- were the sights and scents of their hometown in San Francisco. They met their sophomore year of college when they lived in a sorority and frat house across the street from each other. Cassie thanked fate she was matched with Michael, the smartest and kindest guy […]

Engaged

When planning a wedding, no detail can be deemed too small. You’ve spent thousands of dollars to ensure your wedding day will be absolutely perfect. However, after shooting destination weddings for over 3 years now, we’ve noticed nearly every bride we’ve worked with, has always forgotten this one thing that can make a huge difference to […]

Wedding Planning

Photographing the getting ready details is one of our favorite parts of the wedding day because it allows us to prepare for the rest of the day. This is when the couple gets ready separately, surrounded by their family, friends and bridal party. We like to photograph a bride’s details in a way that matches and […]

Wedding Planning

Over eight years ago, Brooke and Bennett met through mutual friends at their high school. After chasing each other for several years, Bennett finally made a move and asked her to be his girlfriend – they dated for five loooong years. Their love story is one of patience, persistence and many prayers. On the day he proposed, […]

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Their wedding day began with the sounds of birds chirping in the palm trees of Newport beach, California. Carly and Kylor have carved a space in the world that belongs to wherever they call home. They ensured their friends and family they were not only invited to see them exit the Newport Beach Mormon Temple, […]

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They met in college a few years back. Mike was enamored by Namrata’s beauty and couldn’t get her out of his mind. He pursued her, talking to her on the phone nearly every night. He needed her. She made him feel alive. After several years of chasing her around the globe in her endless travels, he got down […]

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They met in college. Over nine years ago in a dorm room. Five years later, they decided to study abroad together in London. When they weren’t studying for their classes, they adventured throughout Europe. As a child, Peter had become a professional jump roper, and had traveled quite a bit for his sport. Amanda on the other […]

Weddings

When we first heard about “First Looks,” we weren’t really sure what to think. Why would the Bride and Groom want to see each other before the wedding ceremony? That breaks a HUGE tradition! Well, after shooting our first one – our minds were blown – and we highly recommend one on your wedding day. Here’s 5 reasons […]

Wedding Planning

He cried when she walked down the aisle towards him. Big tears, that slid slowly down his cheeks as he wore a look of sheer bliss. Which, if you knew Geoff, he would swear up and down to you that would never happen. She smiled brightly at him, giving him a subtle nod of reassurance as she continued […]

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On a warm and sunny day in Temecula, California, Nicole and Trevor stood in front of a beautiful fountain with their friends and family to bind their love for eternity. They glowed with happiness as they read each other their own vows, promising to never leave each other’s side. Nicole and Trevor, your love makes those around you […]

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On a beautiful sunny day, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California Rebecca and Georges tied the Knot. They looked, and loved like they were straight out of the 1940’s. Years of courtship, and wooing, Georges was finally able to marry his gorgeous bride. It is isn’t often that we cry at weddings, but the […]

Weddings

I love Mormon weddings. I really do. They are always classy, beautiful and full of genuine love. Maybe it’s the Newport Beach Temple that made this particular Mormon wedding so magical. The stained glass windows, the green grass and the tall palm trees make it feel like paradise. Or maybe, it’s simply the good vibes that seem to circulate […]

Weddings

They passed each other in the halls of their high school as teenagers until one day fate decided to bring them together. Rachel and Josh spent the last two years of high school afternoons and weekends enjoying each other’s company. When it came time for college, they had become inseparable and worked hard to graduate early […]

Weddings

The ring is on your finger and the wedding planning has begun! With checklists to get through and schedules to stick to, it can be undeniably stressful. But, before you decide to elope, we’re here to help. Once the guest list is complete, it’s time to send a save the date. A save the date is a courteous […]

Wedding Planning

A destination wedding is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your marriage in a gorgeous location away from where you live. Sound expensive? Actually, it’s not! Every marriage begins with a unique love story. If yours is filled with a passion for adventure, wanderlust, and a motivation to celebrate your own way, a destination wedding might be the key to […]

Wedding Planning

With engagements happening every which way you look, I wanted to take a moment to share with you a few tips for couples planning their engagement session. Last I blogged my thoughts on Why Have An Engagement Session? so I feel like today’s post would be the perfect followup! We absolutely love photographing engagement sessions because it brings […]

Wedding Planning

It was the weekend, and one of the busiest times of the retail season. The glowing florescent lights, freshly folded clothes and buzzing energy made the day alive with possibilities. Trevor saw Mariah from across the room and watched her from a distance. It was his lunch break, and in a few moments of bravery, he crossed the […]

Engaged

We want to connect with you! See more of our work, and get ideas for vendors you may want to work with. Moose Studio is a Salt Lake City, UT photographer specializing in weddings, engagements, and bridal photography. Serving Northern & Southern Utah, Park City, Utah County, Logan, St. George, Ogden, Bountiful, Utah Valley, and Davis County. Available for travel worldwide for destination weddings.

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