This past summer I had the chance to work with Sam Hassas again at wonderful wedding that took place at the Pulgas Water Temple which opened in 1934 to celebrate the completion of the Hetch Hetchy water system. Later that day the Bride and Groom celebrated their wedding with guests at the Saratoga Foothill Club. My coverage of the day started at the Hilton Santa Clara with the guys getting ready for the big day.

Bride and groom holding handsBlack and white photo showing the reflections of groomsmenMembers of the bridal party inflate balloons for the wedding ceremony at Pulgas Water temple

Inflating balloons for the wedding ceremony.

The temple has the inscription I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people.”

Pulgas Water Temple reflection in blue water.

The bride waits under the umbrella surrounded by the white balloons the will be released at the end of wedding ceremony

Bride and balloons before the Pulgas Water Temple wedding ceremony.

The wedding ceremony as seen across the reflection pool at Pulgas Water temple

Wedding ceremony reflected in pool at Pulgas Water Temple.

Bridal party and guests watch as white balloons are released into the blue at the end of wedding ceremonyThe just married bride and groom walk down the aisle in this black and white photo

Customized table decorations greet the wedding day guests at the Saratoga Foothill Club wedding reception

Normally if I include a photo of the photographer I’m working with, it shows them with camera capturing some amazing moment of the wedding day. This is a little different. As things were running a little behind on setting up the table decorations at the Saratoga Foothill club, Sam was called into service to help put out the decorations.

Individually drawn gift boxes await each guest at the Saratoga Foothill Club wedding reception

Guest wedding reception gifts.

The beautiful trees outside the Saratoga Foothill Club make serve as a backdrop for a bridal portraitThe groomsmen act the scene hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evilThis night photo that used back lighting and front flash shows the bride and groom laughing at the Saratoga Foothill Club

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  1. Elaine

    Really nice work! I especially love that last shot!

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