Have you ever considered a wedding on Christmas Eve? Well, Diann and Chikara made it possible to experience just that - see for yourself!
They tied the knot on Christmas Eve, in the early morning hours. We created this portrait before sunrise to capture their special moment in front of the majestically lit Christmas tree by the MacLaren Lodge in Golden Gate Park. How unique!
The cute Christmas "love train" was very appropriate for their story - shown in the page below that we created for their elopement album!!
After these intimate sunrise portraits we went to Sutro Heights for their unique ceremony with an amazing view of Ocean Beach and the vast horizon full of the magic the future was holding for both of them.
Chikara is known in our community as an amazing athlete! Many people wonder about his dietary approach to performing so well. His secret? Donuts! Diann is an amazing culinary artist and loves to bake all kinds of wonderful treats for her clients! What would be better for them than to exchange donut rings instead of their jewelry counterparts. This made for a really joyful and funny ceremony - truly something I had never photographed before!! The wedding album page below shows some of the fun and memories!!
After the ceremony we took some more time to create beautiful wedding portraits of the two in Sutro park, most importantly, incorporating their personal touch to the day: running shoes, donuts, and a lot of love.
Given Diann's wonderful baking skills combined with the unique wedding day creativity, the wedding cake was just as fun as the rest of the day.
We also designed a wedding album and a metal wall art gallery for both of them with these beautiful portraits. The wall art collection is shown in the image below. I was sad to announce that it didn't come with this gorgeous bathroom - but Diann and Chikara have an entire lifetime together to work on creating their perfect one together!!
Thank you for letting me portray your big day, Diann and Chikara! It was beyond special to be part of your intimate wedding as the photographer! A Christmas gift of unique value, for all of us!
eyeCatchLight wishes you a wonderful future, hand in hand, looking ahead as one.
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