Mikaela + Colten | Married in Ione, CA

I met Mikaela and Colten for the first time on their wedding day, but only 30 minutes into our initial conversation last year they felt like great friends. Their vibe was chill and they made it clear that all they cared about was having a great time with friends and family. Case in point, when I asked what words described their wedding day, Mikaela simply wrote “laid back” 🙂  The temperature that day was pretty insane, and my favorite thing about this day is how everyone’s attitude was so positive despite the uncomfortable weather. No one complained, everyone just focused on showing their love and support for these two and making the best of it. I actually paused partway through wedding party portraits to tell them all how freakin’ rad they are, how they were making this day so great simply by being the amazing people that they are. Mikaela and Colten know what’s up when it comes to choosing friends, and their families are incredible as well. I had such a blast documenting their day, and especially photographing the two of them. They’re such goofballs and we just laughed our way through all their portraits. These two are such a perfect match, and they have an amazing support system around them and their marriage. Mikaela and Colten, thank you so much for having me as a part of your day! I wish you two all the best and I know your years together will be filled with endless laughter 🙂

Hair + Makeup: Lisa K. Saminathen

Venue: Heirloom Inn

Dress Shop: Starlet Bridal

Florist: DIY

DJ: Epic Events

Caterer: Motherlode Deli

Cake: Freeport Bakery