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Air Force Wedding – Turnip Rose Celebrations

Air Force Wedding – Orange County, CA

We were so excited to photograph our first Air Force wedding- and the bride is actually a fighter pilot!

We met Danny and Christina at their engagement session in Laguna Beach. They are both in the Air Force and stationed in Nebraska.  We loved everything about them from the beginning and couldn’t wait to be there on their big day.

Christina got ready at the Aryes Hotel and then we headed over to Turnip Rose to do photos.  Because they had daylight after their wedding at the church, they opted to not see each other beforehand.  The first glance is usually our favorite time with the two of them – but because we got time with them after the ceremony – it worked out. We photographed Danny and his groomsmen and family first.  They had a fun twist on their shirts – inside military stuff and photographing them was a blast.  Such fun guys!

Next we headed to the church and Christina showed up with her girls and family.  We got some great photos of them and then we all headed off to the church.  The ceremony was beautiful with a lot of great expressions and moments.  Afterwards, we headed back to Turnip Rose for a few photos of the families together- and then time for just Danny & Christina.

After some great photos with the two of them – we headed into the PARTY!  Danny and Christina both have wonderful families and friends and it was such a great evening.  We are so happy for them and wish them the best in this next chapter in their lives.  As always – Brian and I are huge supporters of the military and appreciate everything that people like Christina and Danny do for us.  We are indebted to them and their friends in the forces.

Vendor Love

Church: St. Joachim Catholic Church

Reception Venue: Turnip Rose Celebrations

Getting ready: Aryes Hotel

Videographer: Prince Productions

Florist: Sherry’s Party Affair

DJ: Visions Entertainment

Makeup: Carina @ Flawless Faces Inc.

Wedding dress: Rosa Clara

Bridesmaid dresses: Liz Fields

Grooms attire: Friar Tux

Limo company: Best Chauffeured

Cake: Creative Cakes

Air Force Wedding at Celebrations by Turnip Rose

Turnip Rose

Experience OC’s Newest Reception Facility. Sleek . . . Sophisticated . . . and anything but ordinary! This new innovative Club-like Venue is truly one of a kind and ready for you to celebrate Your Special Occasion! Beautifully Appointed, Incredible Audio & Custom lighting, and of course Turnip Rose Award Winning Cuisine.

A Beautiful Tropical “Terrace” Entrance with flowing water features and green foliage greet your guests as they walk in. Next your guests will experience the “Coconut Grove” Lounge, just the perfect spot for beginning the Social Hour. Let the Celebration Continue…Experience “Celebrations” where you will dine on our Award winning Turnip Rose Cuisine, and ‘Dance the Night Away’ with our incredible Audio and Custom Dance Lighting Systems. Unique Lounge settings around the facility help to create that Hollywood Night Life feel right here in Orange County. This facility is a must see.


About the Photographers

Brian and Jennifer Gilmore are husband and wife photographers that assembled a wedding photography team in Orange County, CA. They have been photographing military weddings, families, and corporate events since 2003. Contact us for more info about booking your wedding in the Southern California area. The creative team at Gilmore Studios specialize in wedding photography in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, and surrounding areas in OC and Los Angeles, CA. Call 949-698-3968 or email us for more info about booking your 2018-19 Air Force wedding.

Meet the Gilmores:

Gilmore Studios is a husband and wife team that serves Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego areas. We specialize in fine wedding photography, family portraits, and newborn photography. Our studio has been in business since 2002.

Fun Facts:

PLace we call home:

Newport Beach

Number of kids:

3 boys

Years in business:

Since 2002

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