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October 12, 2015

Abbott Manor Wedding • Maria & Matt

Last weekend I was blessed with the opportunity to document Maria and Matt’s beautiful Abbott Manor wedding in Temecula. It was a perfect fall morning.  Anticipation and laughter filled the air as the bride and her bridesmaids got ready for the big day.  Encouraging words and heartfelt prayers were exchanged and Maria looked absolutely stunning for her groom.

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Matt is a pretty quiet dude, but his smile definitely spoke louder than his words!  This guy was so excited to marry his bride.

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Maria looked absolutely stunning!

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Maria and Matt opted to do a first look.  It was so sweet.  We gave them their space for a few minutes and just let them have this intimate moment together as Niki and I hid behind some trees and captured these next images.

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Love.

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The couple sharing one last prayer before their wedding ceremony.

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After their ceremony, we took more wedding photos beneath the setting sun.  The Abbott Manor has so many incredible backdrops that perfectly showcased these newlyweds.

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Maria and Matt’s reception was charming, yet elegant.
Friends and filled this quaint garden area at the Abbott Manor.

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Who doesn’t love sparklers?!  Maria and Matt’s exit was nothing short of grand!

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Maria and Matt.  Thank you so much for allowing us to document one of the most important days of your life together!  We love you guys and know that your marriage will be abundantly blessed!

Vendors

Venue | Abbott Manor
Flowers | Shawna & Dillon Nauert
Caterer | Smokey Mountain
DJ | Pacific Entertainment
Hair | Temecula Day Spa and Salon
Makeup | Naomi Murillo
Photography | Justin Critz Photography

  1. Michelle Garibay says:

    Beautiful detail shots! Well done!

  2. Dude!!! Great job! and that shot of the Bride peaking out from behind her bouquet <3

  3. Ashley Paige says:

    these are such pretty photos I especially love the bride and groom portraits!

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