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Jacuzzi Family Vineyards Wedding | Natalya and Alex

Natalya and Alex’s Jacuzzi Family Vineyards wedding was visually stunning and emotionally uplifting. This couple made their event an incredible family affair, celebrating both their ancestors and current loved ones. The wedding celebration was filled with rich Jewish traditions and it was evident that all the guests will remember that day for a lifetime. The outdoor patio was the perfect setting for the ceremony, as guests were able to view the vineyards and valley. The reception was held in the magnificent barrel room, perfect for dinner and dancing.

From the couple Natalya and Alex: ​”You expect your wedding day to be special. Your friends warn you that some things will go wrong and that it will not matter in the grand scheme of things. You are rarely told that many more things will pleasantly surprise you in beautiful and unexpected ways. You don’t expect to be more emotional before the ceremony than during. You don’t expect to smile through the entire ceremony, when you have tissues ready. If you’ve been to a Jewish wedding and you know our friends, you do, however, expect to see many circles of high-energy, dizzying, sweat-inducing hora dancing. Surprising our photographer, Christina, our friends and family roared with enthusiasm through the most joyous dance of our now united lives.

When Alex and I think back to our wedding day, we remember overwhelming emotions we felt as our fathers brought Alex down the stairs to see me for the first time that day and to veil me as a part of Jewish tradition. The scene was accompanied by the melodic and somewhat somber sounds of Klezmer music and the black & white photographs of family members, some alive and others who have passed away. We were surrounded by our family, friends and tradition, re-enacting the ways of our ancestors. What a special way to start our lives together.”
Venue: Jacuzzi Family Vineyards Coordination: Cole Drake Events Floral Design: M Designs Make-up/hair: Meaganne McCandess

 

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Jacuzzi Family Vineyards Wedding

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Nestldown Wedding Inspiration Shoot

If you’ve ever considering holding a wedding at Nestldown, in Los Gatos, do it! This location is truly a storybook fantasy. Nestled in the redwoods on acres of lushly landscaped property, this exceptional retreat is located just minutes away from the heart of the Silicon Valley. Gorgeous views, rustic elegance, and unique amenities come together to provide a stunning environment that will always be remembered. Lush gardens, two large ponds, and waterfalls provide a stunning location to spend some time.

Some of my favorite vendors and I came together to create a inspiration wedding shoot at this wedding retreat.I’m pretty convinced real fairies must live there…it’s incredible.

Venue: Nestldown
Photography: Nightingale Photography 
Hair: Hair by Gigi
Make-up by Kristen
Flowers: L S Blooms
Coordinator: Arlene Marcos 
Wardrobe: In the Olde Manner

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7×7 San Francisco Magazine Features Nightingale Photography

Thanks to 7×7 Magazine for featuring my work! Vine-Hill-House-Wedding

From 7×7:

Lesley and Michael’s sweet, apple orchard wedding has us swooning with envy.

The bride looked gorgeous in a classic scallop edged, empire V-neckline, trumpet silhouette dress by Amy Kuschel, and her bridesmaids really popped against the natural backdrop in their bright yellow dresses (Lesley even had scalloped bright yellow shoes to match!). Of course the groomsmen got in on the action with mismatching yellow socks.

The couple got their guests involved with a Mad-Lib style guest book, Jenga pieces to write well wishes on, and suggestions on how to make the newlyweds kiss (recite a love quote, or have your table serenade them among others). From the vintage accessories to the wine cork bar sign, this was an eclectic wedding that came together beautifully.
Read more at http://www.7×7.com/wedding-resource/sweet-summer-wedding-apple-orchard#S0C8633ls7DYXmEt.99

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