Wedding: Dave + Stephanie | San Diego Botanic Garden Encinitas | San Diego County Wedding Photographer

Wedding: Dave + Stephanie | San Diego Botanic Garden Encinitas | San Diego County Wedding Photographer | Manya Photography

Dave & Stephanie had a beautiful wedding day! We started off with getting ready in the lovely beach town of Carlsbad then moved on to the beautiful San Diego Botanic Garden. The weather was wonderful! Once we got to the venue I helped Stephanie put some final touches on her beautiful hairstyle by adding some flowers and put her veil on so that she can get ready for the “first look”… Stephanie decided to have a first look with your father. It was so cute! She walked up behind him and when he turned around his reaction was so sweet. She then handed him a gift, a handkerchief with a special message embroidered on it. Dave and Stephanie had an unplugged wedding which meant no cell phones and as Stephanie walked down the aisle towards Dave and seeing each other for the first time on their wedding day everyone got to live in the special moment of their looks of love, the look on Dave’s face at how beautiful Stephanie looked. It was a wonderful moment to witness. The ceremony was lovely as they read their own vows to each other. After the ceremony, we had a great time taking photos throughout the gardens, they are so very pretty. The reception was so wonderfully decorated with romantic, refreshing, and happy colors, string lights, flowers and lots of treats. From the grand entrance to the speeches to the bouquet toss, garter toss, cake cutting, dancing and glow stick exit it was all so much fun with lots of laughter and joy!

Please enjoy this beautiful San Diego Botanic Garden – Encinitas wedding featuring Dave & Stephanie!

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Hair & Makeup: Haley Chadwick @shear_chic

Florist & Event Design: Bella Florina Events @bellaflorinaevents

Wedding Gown Designer: Watters @watters

Bridal Shoes: Badgley Mischka

Venue: San Diego Botanic Garden @sandiegobotanicgarden

DJ: DJ Hersch @djhersch

Photo Booth: The Photo Bus

Cake Designer/Donuts: VG Donut & Bakery

Videographer: Ryan Films

Photography: Manya Photography @manyaphoto

  • chris said:

    What a beautiful wedding, manya! the energy and emotions you photographed are wonderful!

  • Ashley said:

    I love this venue!! Such a beautiful couple! Amazing job on the photos!!

  • Jennifer said:

    Pastel perfection! What a beautiful day and memories to last a lifetime.

  • Theresa said:

    Such a sweet wedding, beautifully captured!