High Desert Estate Wedding : Brittany and Kevin

March 23, 2020

Brittany and Kevin’s high desert estate wedding was such a blast to shoot! You may remember these two from their amazing Vasquez Rocks engagement session!

Brittany and Kevin held their ceremony and reception at a private residence in Acton, California.

Bridal Prep at High Desert Estate Wedding

As the sign says, and so the adventure begins for Brittany and Kevin’s high desert estate wedding!

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Brittany begins the day with makeup in a bridal suite with amazing light.

Brittany’s ensemble consists of a wonderful rose-tinted dress, gorgeous earrings and necklace, and her beautiful diamond wedding rings.

Brittany’s nephew and niece make the cutest ring bearer and flower girl.

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Anyone who’s ever tried to dress a 4-year-old knows it’s like wrestling a greased pig. Brittany makes a funny face at her nephew to distract him into putting on his bow tie.

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The bride checks the back of her hair with her mirrors.

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The bridesmaid crew show off their matching floral robes.

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Brittany is helped into her shoes by two of her bridesmaids.

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Brittany gives her niece-flower girl a tickle and a hug.

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The bridal crew and their lovely burgundy dresses are ready for the party!

Kevin’s ensemble consists of three-piece, dark blue suit; a salmon-colored tie and white baby’s breath for his boutonniere.

High Desert Estate Wedding Ceremony in Acton

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The flower girl is cheered by the guests as she runs her fastest down the aisle.

Brittany and her father, who is also the officiant, walk down the aisle.

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As his bride approaches, Kevin is overcome with emotion.

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Brittany and Kevin’s high desert estate wedding features views of the valley floor below.

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During their vows, Brittany and Kevin can’t keep their eyes off each other.

Brittany and Kevin exchange vows.

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Shortly after whispering, “Hey, John,” Brittany and Kevin pay tribute to the last photo of their Vasquez Rocks engagement session a few months earlier!

And with a kiss, they’re off!

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Brittany and her mother exchange a kiss shortly after the ceremony.

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Kevin, Brittany and their wedding party hold an unplanned champagne toast shortly after their ceremony.

High Desert Bride and Groom Portraits

On the left, Brittany takes it in as the sun creates interesting shadow lines against the terra cotta wall. Right, the newly married couple take a quiet moment at the estate.

Brittany and Kevin exhale in the glow of this gorgeous summer day in the high desert.

As they make their way up the hill, the high desert light just keeps getting better.

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Brittany and Kevin find a warm glow as the mountain behind them descends into shadow.

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Kevin and Brittany share a laugh under her veil as the late-afternoon sun shines through.

With the sun just peaking over the hillside behind them, Brittany and Kevin are portraits of elegance.

Brittany takes a quick look back at her groom, who then wraps her up in a quiet moment.

High Desert Estate Wedding Reception

The wedding features, from left, escort cards and polaroid pictures on twine; succulent centerpieces with table numbers; mason jars with brightly colored flowers; and signs that inspired their guests to party.

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Two members of the bridal party do a massive chest bump as they make their grand entrance.

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Brittany and Kevin make their grand entrance and roll right into their first dance at their high desert estate wedding.

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No shoes required! The ring bearer and the flower girl get down barefoot.

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The estate’s large pool deck and cabana host the evening’s festivities.

Wedding guests young and old have the time of their lives at the reception.

Brittany’s father could moonlight as a standup comedian! He lets go of some zingers much to the chagrin of Kevin and Brittany.

Each table features a wedding cake, complete with succulents as cake toppers.

funny father daughter dance bride

See what I mean about her dad?

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Brittany and her guests dance the night away.

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Kevin, not one to be outdone by his bride, hoists a groomsman into the air.

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Late in the night, Brittany and Kevin sneak out for some stogies with Kevin’s dad.

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Kevin lets fly the garter belt. I love the dude on the groomsman’s shoulders!

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Brittany and Kevin race out underneath a sparkler exit!

Considering a desert wedding? Check out this amazing Borrego Springs wedding or this Palm Springs wedding!

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