emily & bobby | a romantic wedding at the villa san juan capistrano

emily & bobby had a beautiful wedding celebration in san juan capistrano! i was so honored to be a part of their day. here are a few of my favorites…

and then we moved to a private corridor for their first look…

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i absolutely love the look on the groom’s face when he saw his bride for the first time. so much emotion! <3

on to mission san juan capistrano for their romantic wedding day portraits…

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emily is absolutely stunning!

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// wedding photography: photography by paulina

// venue: the villa san juan capistrano

// bride and groom portraits: mission san juan capistrano

// second shot for katee grace photography

meeting jasmine star!

a little while back, i had the honor of meeting jasmine star! jasmine’s blog was one of the first photography blogs i started following years ago, based on a recommendation from a friend. the things that happen when you follow your passion are truly amazing. i never thought i would have had the opportunity to meet jasmine and jd! serendipity is a beautiful thing.

thanks to jd for these photos of us!

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and of course, we had to take a selfie! ;)
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i’m so grateful to jasmine for the wisdom and inspiration she continues to provide to the industry.
i hope you have an amazing week!

inspired monday | creative inspiration

twyla tharp quote

happy new year!! i’m currently reading the creative habit by twyla tharp (it’s linked in the sidebar), and i absolutely loved this quote from the book. our experiences shape us, and everything, everything can be used for a creative purpose. isn’t that beautiful? what kinds of things will inspire you this week?

standing by with a journal-at-the-ready,
paulina