Happy Valentine’s Day! This sumptuously detailed styled shoot, brought to us by Barbara Jacqueline Photography is truly a celebration of amor. Here’s what Barbara has to say about the shoot:
As a wedding photographer I am inspired by many things, my clients and their real life and their real love stories. Fascinated since a young child with 16th and 17th century paintings which capture the true essence of “painting with light”, as well as my mother’s own photography talents and career as a portrait photographer in Cuba, I feel strongly this has helped to mold me and inspire me.
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The original inspiration to this editorial is my heritage. Being of Cuban descent and Spanish ancestry, I was inspired to style a Spanish wedding that was not only beautiful and romantic; I envisioned something not so typical in a Spanish wedding bringing in elements of passion and beauty to accompany this culture.
Many small details that aren’t so small were brought into the editorial such as surnames from the Spanish, the bride and other names themselves were my grandparents names and throughout the stationery place cards were also created with names of this region including names of my mother, uncles, aunts, friends and more. All names which derive from Spain.
The objective was to showcase and style a wedding that embraced the location, region to showcase the venue, and to invite talented wedding professionals I have had the distinct honor of working with these past few years. The team was constructed very carefully and we worked diligently to create the ideal setting for a perfect wedding in the Napa Valley.
Thank you Barbara! For more information about Barbara Jacqueline Photography, please visit her website.
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Photographer: Barbara Jacqueline Photography
Reception Venue:Christian Brothers Retreat & Conference Center
Linens and Coverings:Classic Party Rentals
Invitation Designer: Creative Designs by Mimi
Equipment Rentals:Designer 8 Rentals
Cinema and Video:Epic Studios
Floral Designer:EV Floral Designs
Favors and Gifts:Hess Winery
Event Planner: Inspirations by Gina
Second Shooter:Keith Hubbard
Makeup Artist:Keke Vasquez
Reception Venue: Mont La Salle Chapel
Linens and Coverings: Napa Valley Linens
Musicians: Oyé Productions
Cake Designer: The Whole Cake
Dress Designer: Vio Gemini
Cake Designer: Yolanda Rouse