Edyta Szyszlo Photography

July 14, 2013

Sarah & Eliot’s Summer Wedding at Murrieta’s Well Winery

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Photos: Edyta Szyszlo Photography

Excited to share Sarah and Eliot’s summer wedding at Murrieta’s Well Winery with you! Such a sweet and down to earth couple, Sarah and Eliot threw a California winery bash with the perfect mix of rustic and fun, modern details. Guests enjoyed the views in the warm breezy air and dined with the wine barrels when the stars came out. Thanks to my right-hand photo lady, Kara for all the great snaps! Enjoy the sneak peek!

Vendors:

Venue: Murrieta’s Well Winery, Catering: Wente Vineyards, Music/DJ: DJ Jeremy Productions, Makeup/Hair: Susie Cee Productions

July 1, 2013

Dean & Mike’s Nature Meets Glam Kentucky Wedding on The Bride’s Guide: Martha Stewart Weddings

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Photos: Edyta Szyszlo Photography

I’m so thrilled to FINALLY share this amazing wedding with you! Dean and Mike wed last fall at a fabulous private estate in Kentucky! Modern, sparkly with a dash of cool timelessness…just like them! From her vintage dress, amazing wedding foliage and dapper bridal party, I had WAY too much fun photographing this one :) I’m so honored this wedding is featured on The Bride’s Guide: Martha Stewart Weddings blog here and here! Huge thanks to my right-hand traveling lady Silvana for the blast of a time!

Vendors:

2nd Shooter: Silvana Di Franco Photography, Venue: Woodburn Farm (private residence), Caterer: Ann Evans (bride’s mother), Officiant: Cindy Cash, Paper Goods: Renaud Co. (groom!), Calligraphy: Lindsay Letters, DJ: Carrie of Toast & Jam, Ceremony Band: friends of couple (Jonathan Crawford, Adam Penly, David Sampson, Johnny Sampson), Flowers: Linda Roach, Vicki Tobin, Barbara Thornbury (bride’s bouquet consists of the astilbe flower), John Morris (friends of family), Venue Decor: Jon Carloftis, Farm Tables: Longwood Antiques, Rentals: Purdon’s Rentals and Bryant’s Rent-All, Styling: Martha Mulholland, Cake: Allison Bukta, Coordinator: Elizabeth Noe

Bride’s Gown: vintage (alterations by Veronica Sheaffer), Bride’s Shoes: Dessy, Veil: antique family heirloom (made during Civil War), Hair Crown: Copper Clover, Makeup: Jennifer Banks, Hair: Micah @ The Hairport, Groom’s Suit: Suit Supply, Groomsmen Suits: DKNY, Bridesmaid Dresses: various

June 26, 2013

Stephanie & Daniel’s East Meets West Wedding

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Photos: Edyta Szyszlo Photography

Hello! Summer is here and it’s busy! Stephanie and Daniel wed on the hottest day of the year (so far)! Whew, it was a scorcher at 100 degrees in the sun! Families traveled and gathering from close and far to watch these lovebirds tie the knot (and from what I heard, a big ‘finally’!) Ha! Their big day was full of laughter, long hugs and some crazy dancing kids all in east meets west style :) Thanks to my 2nd photographer Kara! Enjoy your sneak!

Vendors:

Venue: Hakone Gardens, Getting Ready Hotel: Cypress Inn, Videographer: Visia Productions, DJ: Spinheads, Caterer: Greenfish, Florals: Nakayama Flowers

June 20, 2013

Meena & Steve’s Classic Garden Madrona Manor Wedding

Edyta's Real Weddings — Edyta @ 2:44 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo Photography

Hello and happy Thursday! I have a super sweet couple to share with you. He’s a bit shy, she’s a bit sparky and they tied the knot under the Healdsburg skies at Madrona Manor! A romantically charming spot with tons of gardens, singing fountains and the charms of wine country…not to mention incredible hillside views. Meena and Steve, I wish you a million years of laughter, tears and love. Congrats!! Big thanks to my right-hand woman Caroline! Enjoy this sneak peek!

Vendors:

Venue: Madrona Manor, Music: Ecoutez! Music, Cake/Desserts: Patisserie Angelica, Catering: Madrona Manor, Hair/Makeup: Brush Salon, Flowers/Decor/Paper Goods: bride, Bridal Shoes: Kate Spade, Bridal Gown: Allure Couture

June 14, 2013

Meghan & Geoff’s Intimate Beltane Ranch Wedding

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

A warm breeze, glowing California sun and the peaceful nature of the ranch’s animals…seriously, life could not get better. Meghan and Geoff with their closest 16 guests laughed, loved and blissfully indulged in each other’s company to celebrate the lovebirds. Words cannot describe how much I love Beltane Ranch…and Beltane Ranch weddings. It’s a magical place. I loved listening to the out-of-town guests ooo and ahh over our breathtaking scenery. Days like that make you really appreciate our lovely little Northern California region. So many delightful photos in this sneak peek, I just couldn’t resist! Enjoy!

June 6, 2013

Rachel & Howard’s Carnival Meets Historic Farm Wedding

Edyta's Real Weddings — Edyta @ 3:21 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Based on their engagement session, I knew Rachel and Howard would bring it on their wedding day :) Both designers and work for super fun San Francisco companies, they really went all out with some amazing details. The ‘yay’ sign is my all time favorite, and I can’t believe Howard made it himself! And can you believe Rachel designed their wedding invitations?! Talent. Pops of bright colors, smiley cheeks and the rustic charm of the historic farm entertained their guests all night. Thanks to my right-hand photo lady Kara! Enjoy your sneak peek!

Vendors:

2nd shooter: Kara Brodgesell, Venue: Ardenwood Historic Farm, Dinner Catering: Royal Rasberry, Dessert Catering: Sift, Florals: Jessica Li (groom’s mother), Bride/Bridesmaid Hair: Angela Zheng, Bride Makeup: Nikol Elaine, Bridesmaid Makeup: Lea Sarmiento, Day-of Coordinators: QMEP Planners, Paper Details/YAY sign: by couple

May 29, 2013

Danaka & Jason’s Spring Wedding at Holman Ranch

Edyta's Real Weddings — Edyta @ 6:28 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo Photography

Stormy skies, light sprinkles, huge hearts. I can honestly say that the entire guest list was one big melting pot of love! The perfect balance of NYC city spirit, rustic cowboy aesthetics and beautiful California ranch-style hills, this wedding was nothing short of special. Danaka and Jason were beyond delightful to photograph, game for anything and definitely worked the camera. I couldn’t believe Danaka did all the florals! Gorgeous bouquet! I’m going to quit chit-chatting here and let you gawk at the images (watch out there are lots!) yourself! Always a big thank you to my wonderful right-hand lady Kara! Enjoy!

Vendors:

Venue: Holman Ranch, Wedding Coordinator: Caitlin Arnold Weddings & Events, Officiant: Rev. Brian Lyke, Catering: Paradise Catering, Pies: Gizdich Farm, Small Cake: made by bride, Florals: made by bride, Music/DJ: Steve Ezzo, Bride’s Dress: Pronovias, Groom’s Suit: J.Crew/My Suit NY, Makeup/Hair: Shawn & Karen at Shawn Cavlan Beauty Co.

May 10, 2013

Shelley & Chris’s Romantic Spring Wedding The Lodge at Sonoma

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Whoot! It’s Friday and boy do I have a lovely wedding to show you! Shelley and Chris – a sparky yet sweet, super intelligent yet funny, grand’ole time of a couple. We had a blast during their engagement session in North Beach, view here. So I knew their wedding would be nothing short of greatness. Equal parts wine country rustic and charmingly modern, we played in the amazing rose gardens of property, vogued it out at a sweet white barn down the road, stuffed our faces and danced until the stars went to bed. They even had a poetry booth and a sparkler exit! As always, mega thanks to my right-hand photo lady Kara. Congratulations you two!! Enjoy the sneak!

Vendors:

Venue: The Lodge at Sonoma, Florist: Wine Country Flowers, Hair & Makeup: Julie Morgan, Cake: Fleur de Lisa Cakes, Music: Golden State Productions, Videographer: REB6 Studios, Ceremony Music: AMS Entertainment, Favors/Poetry Booth: The Poetry Store

April 18, 2013

Nicole & Jason’s San Francisco Bluxome Street Winery Wedding

Edyta's Real Weddings,San Francisco — Edyta @ 2:43 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Hello Thursday! Excited to share Nicole and Jason’s sneak peek with everyone. These lovebirds wed at San Francisco’s super cool Bluxome Street Winery just after the calendar transitioned into the spring season. This kind-hearted duo wanted to throw a friends only bash with incredible french food, fine wine…not to mention they surprised everyone with a fantastic first dance! From their handwritten ceremony backdrop to their pooch, Barrett, joining them in the festivities serving as their ring-bearer, these two made your heart flutter. Nicole and Jason, thank you so much for sharing your special day with Kara (my right-hand photo lady) and I. What a blast! Enjoy the sneak!

Vendors:

Venue: Bluxome Street Winery, Rentals: Hartmann Studios, Coordinator: Angie Chen, Flowers: Mai Tran of Basilbdesigns, Videographer: Frame 44

March 12, 2013

Christine & Fred’s Farmhouse Chic Wedding at Clos La Chance Winery

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Wowza is this a pretty wedding! Slowly but surely I’ll be showcasing the rest of my fabulous weddings from 2012! Some I can’t show completely as they will be featured…but I can sneak a few in. Christine and Fred, what can I say? The sweetest lovebirds on the planet?! Yep. Gentle spirits, low key and full of appreciation for the pretty. We had some of the best wedding vendors in the SF Bay Area collaborating on this super adorable farmhouse chic themed wedding at Clos La Chance Winery. Blush pinks, succulents and FAB textured linens! Thank you Kara for being my right-hand photo woman, you’re a rockstar! Enjoy this incredibly dreamy day!

Vendors:

Venue: Clos La Chance Winery, Event Designer/Planner: Very Merry Events, Catering: Parsley Rosemary, Sage, & Thyme, Cake: Studio Cake, Vintage Rentals: One True Love, Florist: Atelier Joya Florals, Makeup: Giao Nguyen, DJ: Ryan Li, Officiant: Rev. Rich Menefee, Lighting: Enhanced Lighting, Linens: La Tavola Linens, Videography: Art of Alan Silva, Wedding Dress: Priscilla of Boston, Bridesmaid Dresses: various

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