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Chrissy Gilmartin 🌿 Serving Love Struck Humans WORLDWIDE | In ❤️ w/Anthropologie 🙌🏻 Southern 🇮🇹 My Crazy 👦🏻👦🏼👦🏻’s......2019 ✈️ | London | Mykonos | Napoli | https://www.weddingchicks.com/blog/outdoor-california-wedding-in-shades-of-red-l-17130-l-43.html
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Sneak peek of the gorgeous rebecca and her handsome new hubby eric!! these beautiful humans tied the knot at the historic old orange county courthouse today and i couldn’t be happier they chose me to capture it!! i wish you two many years of happiness... and lots and lots of babies ❤️😉❤️ xxoo

comment 8 star 145 Yesterday

Super excited for this weekends weddings and as i’m getting my gear packed, confirming details, and checking in with my couples, i thought i’d share some bridal prep advice for all those brides out there reading this - about what you can do to prep for your wedding day that will surely make your photographer love you to pieces and ensure you get amazing getting ready photos! ❤️⠀

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- make sure to have a clean copy of your save the date and invitations handy in your bridal suite where you’ll be getting ready- including any envelopes.⠀
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- any pretty details such as perfume, jewelry, hair accessories, shoes, special notes or cards, or anything that you would like to be photographed, should be set aside - all together in one place- ready for us to style and shoot ⠀
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- have both you and your future husbands rings together with you, so that we can capture your rings while you’re getting ready⠀
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- try and keep the bed clear of any and all items, and neat and tidy, so that we have a nice clean canvas for those adorable group shots in matching robes, etc... ⠀
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- designate one corner of the room to be “ the dumping ground” for everyone’s stuff 😉 the last thing you will want to see in your images are you or your bridesmaids phones, purses, clothes, etc... keeping everything all together in one corner gives us plenty of room to shoot different angles and backdrops without clutter ❤️ ⠀
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-have your gowns ready to go, on a pretty hanger ( no plastic ) and outside of the bag... hanging up, so that we can quickly grab them and find the ideal spot for your “dress shot” ⠀
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after all.... you spent a lot of time choosing every single last detail for your wedding day... so if you can follow the suggestions above, i promise, your photos will thank you for it!! ❤️⠀
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happy bridal prep y’all 🙌🏻😘❤️🙌🏻⠀


comment 19 star 169 2 days ago

Senior session sneak peek! so how freaking handsome is this cutie surfer boy?!?! tye is the son of a friend i have known for over 25 years!! yes... i literally cannot believe we have known each other this long - and i was sooo excited when she contacted me and asked me to do her cutie son's senior photos - yay for reunions :) joanneandbob richards-testerman, tye's mom was also a surfer girl herself and was one of the few friends i knew who loved the beach as much as i did - so when she suggested doing a beach session i was all in! and for any of my south oc friends out there reading this.. tye is fabulous with kids and is a surf instructor himself and i plan on having him teach cash how to surf, so if you're looking for lessons for your kiddos let me know and i can forward his info! 🏄🏼‍♂️🌊🌎

comment 24 star 145 4 days ago

So first things first.... how adorable are they?!? and can we talk about vanessa’s flowers for a moment... flowers this pretty girl put together herself!!! can you say talent?!? they were off the page gorg y’all!! secondly... after my very long, productive day - i can’t lie... i’m feeling pretty gooood!! finished up editing 2 engagements, created and ordered 4 wedding albums, and booked a new 2020 bride! not bad for the last 12 hours 🙌🏻🤓💃🙌🏻⠀

comment 25 star 146 2 weeks ago

“a soulmate is an ongoing connection with another individual that the soul picks up again in various times and places over lifetimes. we are attracted to another person at a soul level not because that person is our unique complement, but because by being with that individual, we are somehow provided with an impetus to become whole ourselves.” – edgar cayce.
jesse and shannon... you guys are ✨✨ m a g i c ✨✨... end of story...❤️

comment 17 star 138 2 weeks ago

“it doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you.”
— anonymous
i couldn’t agree more!! and let’s just say these two beautiful souls have traveled to more places than you and i could ever imagine!! the world is truly their oyster... check out my fab bride’s travel insta and blog @adventure.hungry to see what i’m talking about! 🙌🏻✨🌎✨🙌🏻

comment 24 star 198 2 weeks ago

**** they're tying the knot y'all ****
yup... you heard me right...! ray proposed to his forever love justin this weekend in the most fabulous way possible and i could not have been more excited to be there to capture it!! ray had an amazing birthday party at the border grill with the freaking yummiest food and tastiest mimosas ever! but, this wasn't just any old b-day party... this was a day of everyone they loved surrounding them with hugs, kisses, and lots of love, as ray surprised the man of his dreams by dropping to his knee mid-brunch and professing his everlasting love with a stunning gold and sapphire engagement ring!! and as you can guess, his handsome man justin said yesss!!!! ray had this in the works for months now and i seriously was counting the days to see cutie justin's face, and let's just say it was perfection my friends!! boys... i love you and cannot wait for the wedding... for some reason i am thinking it will be epic xoxo

comment 22 star 157 2 weeks ago

Sneak peek of the stunning michael mccaig and katy annuschat's gorg sunset beach engagement at crystal cove state beach this past friday!! michael and katy killed it... i swear these two must have modeled before because they literally needed no direction! in fact they were so adorable with each other the entire time i couldn't keep up and had to have them slow their cuteness down a notch so i could capture it!! let's just say it was written in the stars for these two... and i cannot wait for their wedding this june! love you and your love story xoxo

comment 17 star 170 2 weeks ago

Twirling their way into their happily ever after!!! and so am i now that i’m getting ready to hit the send button on aaron and ashley’s final wedding gallery!! whooop whooop - happy “almost” friday y’all!!!! 🙌🏻🌿❤️✨❤️🌿🙌🏻

comment 4 star 137 3 weeks ago

****featured today on strictly weddings**** whoop whoop!!! another fab feature of one of the most magical trips ever!! last year this very shoot was just a thought, a wish, a “once in a lifetime” dream! and then i woke up one day and realized why not?! i can do this! and after many calls, emails, and collaborating with the most amazing vendors to help me bring my vision to life... it happened and i was off to venice for the week to bring it to life!! and today we are being featured again for the second time and i cannot tell you how thrilled i am to see this!! thank you to every single beyond amazing vendor, now friends, who created such amazing products and put so much time, effort, and love into helping me bring this dream to reality - i love you guys ❤️❤️❤️
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photographer: chrissy gilmartin photography @chrissygilmartinphotography
wedding planner: angel lion weddings @angellionitaly
hmua - paola giancola @paolagiancolamakeup
dress designer: kate edmondson bridal couture @edmondsonbridalcouture
tuxedo: nicolao atelier @nicolaoateliervenezia
flowers: la dogaressa flowers @la_dogaressa_flowers
catering/rentals: la dogaressa catering  @la_dogaressa_catering
cake: francesca desideri
location/venue: scala contarini del bovolo #scalacontarinidelbovolo invitations/menus: sablewood paper co. @sablewoodpaperco
custom hangers/ table accessories: delovely details @delovelydetails
custom bowls/favors -the painted press @thepaintedpress
ring box: the family joolz @thefamilyjoolz1
couple: francesca + alessandro: @fra_bacci @alessandrovio

comment 27 star 124 3 weeks ago

****featured today on wedding chicks**** whoop whoop y’all!!! justin and cori’s crazy fab wedding just hit the wedding chick’s blog today and looking through their killer feature brings me back to every rad moment of their amazing day!! after the wedding cori gave me the best compliment ever... she said “ chrissy fit right in with our family and friends and it felt like she was a guest at our wedding!!” the funny thing is i felt exactly the same way... i literally felt like i wasn’t working, but rather attending my friends wedding!! i think that about sums up exactly how much i adore these two and their fab family and friends!! such a perfect day it was indeed... 😘❤️🙌🏻❤️😘 click the link in my bio to see the gorg feature!

comment 30 star 155 3 weeks ago

Sneak peek of my lovely mike and katie!! these beautiful peeps are getting married next month and i cannot wait to see my gorgeous friend walk down the aisle and begin the most exciting new journey with the love of her life!! i met katie through my oldest son quite a few years back when he was in elementary school and katie was a counselor back then... i absolutely adore this girl... she is one of the sweetest, most genuine, and kindest girls i know, and she played such a huge role in my son's life during his time at oxford prep! so, when she contacted me last year and let me know she had met the love of her life and was engaged, i was so beyond excited that i would be there to capture every last moment of one of the best days of her life! katie... i cannot tell you how happy i am to see you living your "happily ever after", and how honored i am that i will be there documenting every last moment! mike is amazing, and the love he has for you is written all over each of these images.. you guys were made for each other! love you guys xoxo

comment 3 star 134 3 weeks ago