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Featured Wedding in THE KNOT’s magazine’s Top 12 Real Weddings in northern California.
Loomis Wedding, CA.

I was moved. Scott and Chelsey asked me to capture a few moments while Chelsey visited her father’s burial site in Loomis to honor and remember him, a emotional moment, even for me. It was a sacred moment.  Part of me felt a little uneasy taking photographs, but this is what Chelsey wanted. With her father having passed almost eight years earlier, he still had a special place at the wedding with his own table of collectables, items associated with him.  There were photographs of him, an old football hat, old tools, even a boutonniere and a tie to match the wedding theme, among other items. Scott and Chelsey are very kind people, filled with love and compassion, respectable, and friendly to all. During the reception, Scott played a skillful and moving song on the piano, very peaceful and captivating.  This wedding was the first of three weddings I had to shoot that weekend for me, and it started out on a great note, inspiring. And while I don’t have time to blog every wedding, engagement session, and other sessions I photograph, weddings like this inspire.  I know it will inspire others. Congratulations to an unconditional loving couple.

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Photography by:  Charleton Churchill Photography  |  Wedding Ceremony and Reception Site:  High Hand Nursery, Loomis, California  |  Catering by:  High Hand Nursery  |  Make-up and Hair by:  Christi Reynolds, Sacramento, Ca. |  Flowers by:  Visual Impact Design, Sacramento, Ca. |  Wedding Dress purchased at:  House of Fashion, Sacramento, Ca.  |  Music by:  Mersonacta String Quartet, Sacramento, California.

Sandra and Hendrick’s wedding at the Sacramento Crocker Art Museum was magical, themed after Alice in Wonderland.  A brilliant vision and execution.  This was the first time I had photographed a wedding here at this location.  And with all the eye-candy not just at this venue, but also the decorations and details that went into planning this special wedding event, along with the architecture, this Sacramento attraction was perfect for wedding images.  For the most part of the morning, we were at the popular Citizen Hotel for all the pre-ceremony photos, getting ready, bride and groom portraits, etc..  The ceremony and reception were both at the newly built Museum, which was a masterpiece. Both Sandra and Hendrick were kind to us and we’re thankful they chose us to capture their story.  Here’s a little look at their wedding day.

 

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Photography:  Charleton Churchill Photography  |  Wedding Venue &  Reception:  Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.  |  Lodging and Preparations:  The Citizen hotel, Sacramento, CA.   |  Wedding Consultant:  Kate Miller Events,  Sacramento, CA.  |  Catering:  Supper Club, Sacramento, CA.  |  Cake:  Nena Rasul  |  DJ:  Wild 96.9  Jose Melendez,  |  Florist:  In Full Bloom, Sacramento, CA.  |  HairStylist:  Something Blue, Kayci Stoots,  Sacramento, CA.  |  Lighting:  Showbiz Event Lighting, Sacramento, CA.  |  Makeup Artist:  Makeup by Mandie, Mandie Frenich, Sacramento, CA.  |   Officiant:  Center of Praise, Parnell Lovelace  |  Band:  Damani Rhodes and Band, Sacramento, CA.  |  Photo Booth:  Giggle and Riot, Sacramento, CA.  |  Party Rentals:  Classic Party Rentals, Sacramento, CA.  |  Rentals Props:  The Big Bang, Chris Merrick, Sacramento, CA.  |