We are in love with this Laguna Beach wedding designed by Mele Amore and photographed by Erik Clausen. With a gorgeous coastal backdrop and a naturally serene color palette, Linghui and Tianhua’s beach side nuptials proved to be a night to remember.
The Couple: Linghui and Tianhua
The Wedding: 5.4.13 – Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA
What three adjectives best describe your wedding? Intimate, romantic, unforgettable
What inspired your personal wedding style, and how did you incorporate your style and personalities into your big day? I used Pinterest a lot to gather ideas. I sent all the pictures I liked to my incredible wedding planner and she used those photos as inspiration to help define the style.
Looking back, what are the moments, decisions or memories that you love the most about your wedding? All my vendors were awesome, but in particular, the best decision I made for my wedding was hiring Mele Amore to plan my wedding and Erik Clausen as my photographer. As for the reception, my favorite memories are from the speeches our friends wrote and walking down the aisle in my gorgeous wedding dress.
What specifically drew you to Erik Clausen and his imagery?
I browsed a lot of wedding blogs including What Junebug Loves when I was looking for a photographer. I saw Erik’s work and it stood out so much compared to others because his style is mostly documentary. I hate posing and I didn’t want a bunch of stiff portrait shots. After falling in love with his style, I did what any modern bride would do: I googled him and found his website. The rest is history.
The Wedding Team:
Photographer: Erik Clausen
Event Planner: Mele Amore
Ceremony and Reception Venue: Montage Laguna Beach
Videographer/Film Maker: IQvideography
Officiant: Casey Caston of OC Wedding Vows
Catering: Montage Laguna Beach
Florist: Flower Allie
Cake: Montage Laguna Beach
Wedding Dress: Elizabeth Fillmore
Bridal Accessories: Erin Cole
Bridesmaid’s Apparel: Amsale
Groom and Groomsmen Apparel: J.Crew
Hair and Make-up: Theresa Huang Makeup & Hair Design
Rings: Tiffany & Co.
Emcee: Machs Party Studio
Thank you Linghui and Tianhua for sharing your beautiful wedding with us!
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