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Laura & Jimmy : Married : Hotel Maya, Long Beach, CA

Color. This whole day was about color. The color of love, tears, thoughtfulness, gratitude, happiness, family. You could see the color everywhere. In the beautiful textures of the flowers and the papel picado swaying in the light breeze and the fireworks that lit up the blackened night sky. But the most colorful of all, was the smiles of Laura & Jimmy. One glance at the Mr. & Mrs. and you could see the colors of their sheer adoration and devotion to one another. Bright, bold with no signs of fading.

Laura & Jimmy celebrated their love at one of my favorite places, Hotel Maya in Long Beach. Laura & Jimmy introduced me to this place almost a year ago and it has become my go-to spot for Sunday brunch and Friday night hookah. I had been looking forward to celebrating with their family and friends for quite some time and wowza, the party did not disappoint. Thank you both from the bottom of my heart for having me and Candice there to capture so much beauty! Hope you’re enjoying yourself in Greece!!! (So jealous!)

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undefinedAbsolutely amazing florals full of splashes of color and loads of textures by Veronica’s Flowers. I was in love!!undefinedundefinedLike, are you kidding me with this bouquet? I need one for my house, just like this.undefinedundefined Adorable papel picado invitations by Lena of Blue-fin Designs. So perfect for this colorful spanish themed wedding.undefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefined undefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefined undefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefined undefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedIsn’t the view just, magic? 😉undefined undefinedundefinedundefinedAlong with the mariachis, Jimmy sang a sweet song to Laura. It was all in spanish so I can’t tell you what he was saying but I do know, she loved it!undefinedundefined undefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefined undefinedundefinedundefined

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  • ArleneJuly 15, 2011 - 10:53 am

    Wow! You are unbelievable. You captured Jimmy and Laura’s day so perfectly. You are 100% pure inspiration.

  • gladys jemJuly 15, 2011 - 7:48 pm

    friend, you get the most amazing spanish style weddings. soo so awesome. this one is no different. they are beautiful together, and that venue is AWESOME. you’re awesome!

  • EvieJuly 17, 2011 - 12:39 am

    Your photo style is crazy beautiful!

  • megan bethJuly 17, 2011 - 2:03 pm

    Wow, what a gorgeous venue…wishing we had that awesomeness here in DC! Love this wedding, the beautiful colors, and the amazing images!

  • Cynthia CamachoJuly 18, 2011 - 12:14 pm

    How beautiful! CONGRATULATIONS to the both of you!!! I’m so happy for you Jimmy she is beyond beautiful! Y la boda no se diga, las fotos me encantaron. Son Como en un sueñoooo!
    Les deseo lo mejor hoy mañana y siempre.


  • Adriana MorettJuly 19, 2011 - 12:58 am

    Wow, this wedding was gorgeous!! Love your style Ala, congrats!

  • Anna VlassopoulouJuly 19, 2011 - 9:31 pm

    I have seen many honeymoon couples pass by here throughout the years, however right from the first minute I saw at the reception, I could feel the love you share for each other, and how happy you were, and I know this is be a foreever relationship. Your pictures are amazing, your wedding was just beautifull, thank you so much for sharing this with me. I wish you both all the best again. Best Regards Anna

  • […] & Al are friends of one of my amazing past couples, Laura & Jimmy so I’m even more excited to shoot their August wedding! Click here to see more of their […]

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