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Wedding at the Hyatt Regency Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Kelly and Heather married last month at the Lake Tahoe Hyatt Regency hotel. No doubt, I was honored to have been asked to document this military family wedding. Full respect here for those who serve and sacrifice to allow us the freedoms we enjoy. Even though there were respected servicemen present, there was also lots of laughter, comedy, smiles, and special family moments.

Kelly and Heather have a great story to tell. They have known and liked each other since they were kids. This day of celebration was a culmination of years spent together. According to their high school yearbook, they were “the couple most destined to stay together.” Not only have they known each other and been together for a long time, but their smiles radiated off one another. It’s as if they were on their first date. They are the sweetest couple. Kelly and Heather are friendly to anyone and respectful to their families who have raised them well. These type of weddings are inspiring. I appreciate the unique stories from every couple I photograph. Everyone has a story and I love learning about them. Congratulations to Kelly and Heather as they begin the other part of their story together.


Lake Tahoe Photographer:  Charleton Churchill
Wedding Planner: Red Carpet Events and Design, Reno/Tahoe, NV.
Decor/Florist: Red Carpet Events and Design
Makeup: Kiss and Makeup, Jennifer Holmes, Tahoe City, CA.
Hair Stylist: Victoria Peterson, Bay Area, CA.
DJ: Kevin from Extreme Productions
Officiant: Rev. Dave Beronio, Tahoe Wedding, Lake Tahoe
Venue Ceremony: Hyatt Regency Tahoe Hotel, Lake Tahoe, NV.
Venue Reception: Lone Eagle Grille Lakefront, Incline Village, NV.


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  • Chelsea - These are wonderful – you can feel the happiness from these photos! I’m so happy for you bothJune 4, 2018 – 6:39 pmReplyCancel

  • Erin - Wow! These pictures are absolutely stunning!…dream come true ??June 4, 2018 – 6:52 pmReplyCancel

  • Rebecca henderson - The photos are beautiful! I love every single one! They really do express Heather’s and Kelly’s genuine happiness and love for one another!June 4, 2018 – 6:53 pmReplyCancel

  • Stacey - The pictures turned out beautiful – just like the day!June 4, 2018 – 7:59 pmReplyCancel

  • Mark Watson - Wow! Beautiful photos, you guys look wonderful!June 4, 2018 – 8:00 pmReplyCancel

  • Taylor - So beautiful!June 4, 2018 – 8:07 pmReplyCancel

  • Michael Watson - These photos are incredible. You two look amazingJune 4, 2018 – 9:35 pmReplyCancel

  • Kelli Lupoli - SO beautiful!June 5, 2018 – 7:30 amReplyCancel

  • GERALD WEECK - Fantastic pictures from a spectacular wedding, Thank you Charleton for catching all these beautiful momentsJune 5, 2018 – 10:26 amReplyCancel

  • Avery Norsby - Beautiful pictures and a perfect day!June 7, 2018 – 2:30 pmReplyCancel

  • Bobbie Weeck - Beautiful pictures taken in North Shore Lake Tahoe. Such a beautiful place for a wedding. The pictures really captured the beautiful bridge and groom along with the venue. I have never seen such amazing work from photographer that the pictures look like they were taken in a studio.June 7, 2018 – 6:52 pmReplyCancel

  • Kathleen - Love the photos, such an amazing time.June 7, 2018 – 6:53 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - These pictures are incredible!!June 7, 2018 – 8:27 pmReplyCancel

  • Connie Fielder - Love these pictures! You really captured the joy we were all feeling that day! Beautifully done. Cant wait to see the rest!June 8, 2018 – 7:04 pmReplyCancel

I often photograph quite a few lake tahoe weddings and wilderness engagement sessions in the prime summer wedding season. However, when I get requests from couples to photograph their winter weddings or snowy engagement sessions, it takes it to another level. You have to be brave and adventurous to request other guests to drive in and withstand the cold temperatures of your wedding, or brave the cold elements during an engagement session, my kind of couples.

Here’s a fun adventure engagement shoot with Ryan and Talie up near Tahoe where they will have their wedding. She brought along her make-up artist , Migle Lengvenyte, for the shoot. Her hair color, cut, and extensions were done at Heaven Scent Salon in Tahoe. I’m excited to document their wedding at the top of Tahoe Heavenly summit overlooking the lake.

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