From the Eye of Elizabeth Messina, Part I

In an industry filled with talented photographers, Elizabeth Messina has stood especially tall, thanks to her luminous lighting and emotion-filled wedding photography. She shared what brides should look for when booking a photographer for their big day, how to look relaxed in front of the camera, and also what aspiring wedding photographers should know before breaking into the business

Planning and design: Mindy Weiss

Floral design: Tricia Fountaine

Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

Venue: Rancho Dos Pueblos, Santa Barbra, CA

“We were inspired by the thought of keeping the party going after the wedding! The tablescape is a late night s’mores roast with the couple’s closest family and friends. The table is set with individual helpings of the sweet sandwiches and a refreshing glass of milk, with the fire pit located just outside the barn so everyone could enjoy freshly toasted treats,” says designer Mindy Weiss.

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