The Blue Romance Shoot...

was envisioned as a blue-hour ceremony followed by a rich meal with full-flavored wines and romantic lights. The venue, The Gardens at Sutter Creek, provided a glowing garden setting with a living waterfall and evening golden string lights. We had fun posing with the peacock chair, which is its own character that brings a necessary anchor into the garden. Lynn, owner of The Gardens, even hopped in to offer some posing choices as well. 

Kristi designed with as many hues of blue and purple as a person has ever seen. The bridal bouquet and the main centerpiece were simply stunning and eye catching. We had two brides for our shoot: one dressed and designed with a traditional look and one with a more tailored, yet feminine style. For our tailored bride, Krisii made a flower necklace that completed the look. To contrast the cool colors, she styled the table with golds and candles to provide for a warm feeling after sunset.

Jenny O. did a relaxed and pretty evening up-do and a pinned back look for curls. Makeup was smokey and pretty, offering distinction to the romantic look. 

Light was mostly cross-lit throughout for flare and softness to bring romance to the contrasting colors and allow the green of the garden to pop. The kicker light was gelled-blue and then purple. 

This shoot could not be achieved without the following artists and collaborators. The Amador Wedding Collaborative is grateful to the following businesses: 

Venue: The Gardens at Sutter Creek

Models: Alissa Helmle and Kristy Kendrick - Thank you! 

Photography: Kelly Curtis Photography in partnership with Liz Curtis

Florals and Design: Rustic Roots Decorating and Designs by Kristi Young

Hair and Makeup: by Jenny O.

Bridal Gown, Evening Gown, Accessories, and Floral Engagement Dress: The Clothes Mine 

Party Rentals: Premier Event Rentals​

Wines and Sparkling by Le Mulet Rouge Winery 

Rustic Harvest Tables by Stevenz Company

Custom Engraved Ring: Rare Exception Jewelers