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Elegant Autumn Vineyard Wedding


Tom and Michelle were married at Englemann Cellars in Fresno on October 27, 2018.

Special thanks to Fresno Event Group for planning such an amazing celebration of love. This wedding has been years in the making, and it was such an honor to capture Tom and Michelle’s wedding day. There’s just something so beautiful about a sunset vineyard wedding that gets my creative juices flowing. We captured some amazing photos and I loved being a part of this wedding.

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When we arrived at the vineyards, it was time to capture all the gorgeous details. Thanks to Barbara with Fresno Event Group for helping this couple plan such a stunning event. All the details came together perfectly for this special wedding! Aren’t the colors beautiful? Englemann Cellars is a gorgeous place to host any event, but especially if you’re wanting a vineyard wedding.

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Who else wants to eat some of this amazing cake by One Sweet Table? Pick me! Pick me!

Then the groom arrived, and it was time for the first look. Sometimes I never know what to expect with the emotions of first looks, but Tom and Michelle had the sweetest moments together. It was such a joy to capture.

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After the first look, the couple snuck away to hide as their guests arrived for their sunset wedding ceremony.

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If your wedding ceremony didn’t end with a dove release, were you even married? WOW!! Wings Away Dove Release did a perfect job, and it was so magical to see these doves fly away right after they were pronounced husband and wife!

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After the ceremony, we headed out into the vineyards of Englemann Cellars for some wedding portraits at sunset. Fall in California is such a beautiful time of year. The warmth as the leaves on the vines begin to change created such a beautiful ambiance for their wedding portraits.couple standing in a vineyard at englemann cellars in fresno bride and groom through the veil romantic sunset wedding portraits in a vineyard romantic sunset wedding portraits in a vineyard romantic sunset wedding portraits in a vineyard at englemann cellars in frenso bride and groom drinking their signature wedding drinks and heading to the wedding reception at englemann cellars in fresno

Now…it’s time to eat, drink and dance the night away!

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Congratulations again to Thomas & Michelle. I’m so thankful to have been a part of your wedding day!

Vendor Dream Team:

Planning & Coordination: Fresno Event Group
Venue: Englemann Cellars
Photography: Megan Helm Photography
Second Photographer: Aleson Turner
Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero from Premier Bride’s Perfect Dress in Fresno
Cake & Desserts: One Sweet Table
Catering: A Thumbs Up Catering – Adrian & Laurie Barrios
Florals: Dana’s Awesome Blossoms
Rentals: Expo Party Rentals
Lighting: Light Up The Walls
DJ: KM Productions
Linnens, Draping & Chairs: The Linen Shoppe
Hair: Sunny Drury
Makeup: Sharon Anderson

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Elegant Vineyard Wedding | Thomas + Michelle

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