Dana Point Wedding Photographer – Ocean Institute

April 10, 2018 | Posted in Weddings

Chelsea + George – Dana Point Wedding Photographer

What an amazing day! We were so honored to photograph Chelsea and George’s wedding at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point. The day started at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort right on top of the hill overlooking the Dana Point Harbor. After some detail shots inside the hotel room, we headed over to the Golden Lantern Park for the first look and bridal photos! After the couple’s photos were done, the family met us for formal photos.

Ocean Institute – Dana Point Wedding Photographer

Next stop was the historic Pilgrim schooner! George had gotten permission for all of us to board the ship for some amazing photos! This ship is docked right outside of the Ocean Institute. As the couple headed over to the bridal suite, we went to work photographing all of the gorgeous details at the wedding ceremony and reception. This was our first time working with Sparking Soirees and we were absolutely impressed with Nicolette and her team of talented wedding designers! The reception area was amazing- especially the long glass table that went through the center of the room!

Check out George and Chelsea’s San Clemente Engagement Session!

Wedding Slideshow of the entire day

Are you planning your wedding at the Ocean Institute? Be sure to contact these wedding vendors and Gilmore Studios, your Dana Point Wedding Photographer.

Vendor love:

Dana Point Wedding Photographer: Holly w/ Gilmore Studios

Venue: Ocean Institute

Wedding design + coordination: Nicolette w/ Sparkling Soirees

Rentals: Above The Top

Hotel: Laguna Cliffs

Bride’s dress: Calla Blanche – Mon Amie Bridal Salon

Bride’s shoes: Badgley Mischka

Groom’s Attire: Express

Hair + Makeup: Erin w/ Blush by M. Marie

Catering and desserts: California Fresh Catering

DJ: Sean Patrick Gallagher

Lighting: Invisible Touch

Photo booth: A Sweet Memory Photo Booth

Florist: Cielo w/ La Mission Flowers

 

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 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, 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 Dana Point wedding photographer.

 

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