Sarah Yates

Angel and Michael’s intimate Aliso Viejo, California wedding was straight out of a fairytale. They tied the knot at Gold Coast Farms in late October, surrounded by their family and friends in a beautiful Fall wedding ceremony. No words could possibly do this sweet couple justice, but I’ll do my best – and the photos will certainly help 😉 

Angel and Michael showed so much love and intention for one another throughout their entire wedding day. It can be so easy to get wrapped up in the little stressors of a wedding day and forget what matters most. Let me assure you, though, this wasn’t the case with these two. Between the thoughtful, sentimental letters written to one another (and a Tiffany box, hello!!), and a sweet first look between Angel and her dad, I had a hard time keeping my eyes dry. Throughout the entire wedding day, it was very evident just how much Angel and Michael value their friends and families. 

The ceremony gave so much glory to God, with foot-washing and communion between the bride and groom. Once the ceremony wrapped up, there was no hesitation to get the party started! The remainder of the wedding day was filled with dancing, laughter, and pure joy as everyone surrounded the newlyweds. I don’t think Angel and Michael could’ve asked for a more quaint, intimate wedding day… it was truly perfect.

Searching for more wedding inspiration? Or maybe some wedding planning tips? I gotchu – head over to The Blog for all of this and more! For behind-the-scenes of being a full-time wedding photographer, head over to Instagram (@sarahyatesphoto); I’d love to be friends!

Check out the incredible vendor team that made Angel and Michael’s intimate Aliso Viejo, California wedding as magical as it was:

Vendor List

Photography – Sarah Yates Photo
Coordination – Here’s to Them Events
Venue – Gold Coast Farms, Aliso Viejo
Makeup – Diane Caranica
Hair – Isaura
Florals – Sprig and Spring
Bride’s Dress – Bellasposa Wedding
Groom’s Tux – JCrew
Bridesmaids’ Dresses – David’s Bridal
DJ – Johnny Torres
Cake – Heavenly Caakes
Dessert – Gourmeletas Dessert Carts
Rentals – Ricky’s Party Rentals

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