ASHLEY BAUMGARTNER

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BLACK TIE PARK WINTERS WEDDING DRENCHED IN COLORFUL SPLASHES FEATURED ON RUFFLED BLOG | JOCELYN & ANDREW

Her late grandmother’s birthday. I have never met a sweeter bride or one who was more family-oriented. And that strong part of her wonderful character shone through in their spunky, eclectic meets Black Tie Garden Wedding Drenched in Splashed of Color. In the heart of Northern California, Jocelyn and Andrew tied the knot on her late grandmother’s birthday at the luxury Park Winters garden venue, with a mix of black tie and colorful elements, designed by Steele My Heart.

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ECHO LAKE SNO PARK ENGAGEMENT SESSION | JENNIFER & RYAN

A long love story. Some people have a whirlwind of a romance, and others have a long love story. There's not one right way, or the other. Because at the end of the day, it's all about the love. Getting to be with your love. Ultimately meeting your best friend and falling deeply in love. And that's what these two have. A long love story. Once that date back over a decade, and includes a family. A family that's all theirs. But the best part? Their family will be fully unified as one in their upcoming Mulvaneys Wedding in Downtown Sacramento next month. And I couldn't be more excited after spending time with Jennifer and Ryan at their Echo Lake Sno Park Engagement Session. 

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PARK WINTERS OUTDOOR WEDDING WITH PERSIAN DETAILS | SAHAR & PAUL

A love that started in college, but didn't actually start in college. You see, these two, they were dorm neighbors. They met right around the corner from their Park Winters Outdoor Wedding, at UC Davis. Paul lived in the dorm directly above Sahar, and they did meet in those halls. But they never dated while at UC Davis. It wasn't until after graduation when both were on their individual paths to their medical careers that they reconnected. After the first round of medical school for each of them, Sahar was headed up to Philadelphia to interview for a few residency positions. Paul was in medical school there so they connected and hung out a few times. And the rest was history. 

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BEST OF 2019 WEDDINGS | A COLLECTION OF OUR #BAUMBRIDES AND GROOMS

We had the pleasure of photographing thirty stunning #baumbrides and grooms. We couldn't wait to highlight a few photos from each of our thirty favorite days this year. Check out our first annual Best of 2019 Weddings blog!

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LINCOLN ENGAGEMENT SESSION | ALEX & MICHAEL

A return back home. That’s what this session symbolized for these two. For we did their Lincoln Engagement session up here, where they both grew up and just that month returned to. They had been living in Southern California for almost a decade and decided that, as they tie the knot this coming year, they wanted to return home. The region they both grew up, with lots of family. But they also wanted to bridge the gap between their Northern California and their Southern California friends. So they chose a stunning venue in the heart of California’s Central Coast - Greengate Vineyards for their summer wedding with Vanessa Noel Events.

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PINK OMBRE WEDDING INSPIRATION WITH PUPPIES AT THE ROYAL PALMS RESORT – FEATURED ON STYLE ME PRETTY

A pop of color, champagne, and a whole load of puppies. Hidden in the desert of Scottsdale Arizona, this Pink Ombre Wedding Inspiration was featured on Style Me Pretty, our favorite wedding blog!

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WOLFE HEIGHTS WEDDING WITH JENN ROBIRDS EVENTS FEATURED ON CARATS & CAKE | BRI & DYLAN

In the heat of California summer, Brianna and Dylan tied the knot right outside of California’s Capital City of Sacramento at the picturesque Wolfe Heights Event Center. What could only be described as a splash of color, champagne, and love of all things fresh in summer culminated in a romantic and sweet wedding day. Designed by the outstanding team of Jenn Robirds Events, you won't want to miss it. And this beautiful Wolfe Heights Wedding is featured on Carats and Cake today. 

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FOLSOM LAKE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | AMY & JOSH

Tradition. That's what that moment symbolized. A tradition, or rather, a photo tradition. You see, they had taken the same photo three years prior on the pier in front of the Ferris Wheel at Disney's California Adventure Park. So Amy wasn't quite expecting anything out of the ordinary when they posed in front of the Ferris wheel this time around. Another picture like the last. But little did she know leading up to that moment, that this time it would be different. Instead of posing and smiling for the camera, Josh diverted from the plan. He got down on one knee and asked Amy to marry him. Now, I'm all for tradition but I think she's okay with him changing it up on her this time. At least that's the impression I got during their Folsom Lake Engagement Session.

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ZEPHYR COVE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | CAITLYN AND SHANE

Right there in this very town. These two were in Tahoe for a cold and snowy weekend getaway with friends. It was a blizzardy day. And they had taken their dogs out for a walk. When all of a sudden, Shane got down on one knee and asked Caitlyn the most important question of her life. Would you marry me? A look of shock and awe, but the sweetest surprise. Because she would get to marry the love of her life and she would get to tell me all about it at their Zephyr Cove Engagement Session!

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FIELD AND POND WEDDING WITH JENN ROBIRDS EVENTS | ALEX & KEVIN

A battle of sarcasm. In the best way. These two, they know how to one up each other. To pull out the best from each other. And the best jokes. Because they are so full of fun, sarcasm, and joy in their relationship and their life. And I am so, so happy that I got to be a part of their legacy of love! They even both mentioned they were the funnier one in their vows - which is so, so fitting for these two. Their beautiful legacy started with a stunning Field and Pond Wedding designed and executed by the amazing team behind Jenn Robirds Events.

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