Justin and Sally married September 18, 2010 in beautiful Pine Grove, California. Justin and Sally both entered a wedding contest we held in September of 2009. Couples were to submit their romantic story of how they met and proposed, and whoever won, received free wedding photography for their wedding day. My wife Kelly and I chose four of the best romantic stories, and had everyone in whole web world, as well as Facebook, and other means of the social network cast their vote. Justin and Sally won the contest.
I started out in the morning with the boys playing golf at Mace Meadows Golf Course Resort. I felt like a photojournalist interviewing Tiger Woods because Justin was that good (almost as good as Tiger). After that, I left down to the Skintique Day Spa to photograph the ladies with tons of smelly stuff and excellent hair and make-up artists. It’s was pretty classy inside. Sally enjoyed herself preparing with the other ladies, which was clearly evident in her beautiful smile and laughter. We went up to Pine Grove, on Homestead dr., where the ceremony and reception was held. The location was this beautiful large home with flowers and lush green grass. Family and Friends gathered from near and far to support this wedding celebration. I had a wedding checklist of what I wanted to shoot before I came, but it really was a casual wedding with the feeling of close family. Both Justin and Sally love each other and it showed. Lastly, I just think it’s awesome that the name of the DJ for the night was Willie Nelson.
There were other images I wanted to show, and I decided this time to try out a photography blog storyboard or collage blog I designed. I have tried it before, but this time I figured out how to put together templates for future use, measured for my blog. Enjoy this fresh new blog style. I may use it every so often!
Wedding Photographer: Charleton Churchill Photography Inc.
Wedding Venue: Pine Grove Backyard, home of Dr. Tim and Elizabeth Durkin
Make-up and hair: Skintique Day Spa
DJ Service: SoundFX DJ Service, Willie Nelson
Golf Course Resort: Mace Meadows Golf Course
Catering: 49er Bar and Grill, Sutter Creek, Ca.
Wedding Cake: Ingrid Fraser of Sutter Creek
Groom Cake: Frosted Cake, of Sacramento, Ca.