Hotel Del Coronado Wedding

February 3, 2020

It’s so exciting to share Chase and Matt’s same sex wedding photos from their Hotel Del Coronado wedding!

Same Sex Wedding at San Diego’s Iconic Property

The Hotel Del Coronado meets all the requirements for Chase and Matt’s perfect San Diego same sex wedding venue. For instance, the venue has sophistication and an amazing “wow” factor. In addition, the Hotel Del Coronado has amazing decor and spectacular views. In conclusion, the Hotel Del Coronado is the perfect venue for their San Diego wedding!

I really love shooting the entire process of a groom getting ready. For example, I love to play with interesting angles of the groom putting on his bowtie. In addition, grooms tend to give me a little more leeway when it comes to making really creative portraits!

Groom Chase poses in yet another amazing portrait location at the Hotel Del Coronado.

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During their first look, several members of Chase and Matt’s bridal party look on through a nearby window.

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Matt and Chase enjoy some private time before their ceremony.

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A Windsor Lawn Ceremony for This Hotel Del Coronado Wedding

The Windsor Lawn is the spot for Chase and Matt’s luxurious ceremony. the iconic outdoor event space at the Hotel Del Coronado. As guests arrive, they’re treated to amazing music by Jennifer Spingola.

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Violinist Jennifer Spingola plays amazing music for arriving wedding guests.

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Chase and Matt’s dog is a huge hit as he smiles his way down the aisle.

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Chase and Matt’s ceremony combines beach chic with black-tie sophistication.

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One of my favorite photos from this day. Sun streaming through, guest watching, and Chase and Matt reveling in it all.

The Windsor Lawn Cocktail Hour

Matt and Chase’s cocktail hour was held on the Windsor Lawn as well, hotel staff and vendors–like florist Tam Ashworth (Isari Flowers) and wedding stylist Cara North (Luxe Events) quickly flipped the space and created a warm and welcoming atmosphere for the couple and their guests.

Matt and Chase had one specific photo request: A shot from their ocean view suite of the cocktail hour on the Windsor Lawn.

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A Coronet Room Reception for Their Hotel Del Coronado Wedding!

Chase and Matt’s reception was held in the glorious Coronet Room, the smaller but no less exotic ballroom next to the famous Crown Room. The Coronet Room is smaller and more intimate, but still big enough to seat plenty of guests.

Chase and Matt paid special attention to their speakeasy-themed bar, which featured signature cocktails and lovely florals designed by Isari Flower Studio.

Matt and Chase’s speakeasy-themed reception is the result of lots of work with their amazing vendors.

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Chase and Matt dance cheek to cheek for their first dance.

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Matt and Chase’s front-row table allows them to take in every word from each emotional toast.

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It’s so heartwarming to see such an outpouring of love for Matt and Chase.

The dessert bar consists of amazing donuts and a luxurious two-tier wedding cake.

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As the party gets going, the glow sticks come out! These always make for great photos!

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No time like the present for a great selfie!

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If I can, I like to make one last image of any couple that signifies a “good bye” image. I love this one of Chase and Matt in the Hotel Del’s vintage elevator.

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