Scripps Forum Wedding : Lindsey+Jonathan

Photography

It wasn’t just a pretty place in La Jolla, it was the place. The park that changed everything for Lindsey and Jonathan. Careful and cautious to not spew words with little weight, Lindsey waited to tell Jonathan how she felt about him. She waited for the perfect moment…which happened to be on a weekend trip to California. They drove to Mt. Soledad and sat gazing onto the Pacific Ocean in its full splendor. I love you, she said just above a whisper. And in that moment, they knew everything changed.

Years later, Lindsey whispered the same words, but this time she was looking into the eyes of her husband-to-be. Jonathan and Lindsey live in Texas, but planned a destination wedding in a place close to their hearts: La Jolla, California. With palm trees stretching to the sky, they walked into each others’ arms and soaked in the gravity of the moment.

Surrounded by their closest friends and family, they vowed not only to be the salt of the earth, but to live their lives in accordance to love, devotion, and tenderness. It was a perfect day for two very perfect people.

Lindsey and Jonathan, so glad you enjoyed Antigua and spent time relaxing in the sun! Thank you for the honor of documenting your love, but–moreso–your friendship. I can’t wait for you to show me the Tex Mex ropes in Dallas one day soon, but until then I wish you nothing but joy and happiness. You deserve nothing less. Much Love and Appreciation… j*

The day started perfectly in La Jolla, just outside of San Diego with truly spectacular weather…the day before it rained, but the skies cleared for a stunning backdrop…

Lindsey and the bridesmaids prepared at a nearby hotel then headed to Mt. Soledad, where Jonathan was eagerly waiting…

I absolutely love when clients opt to see each other before the ceremony…the moment belongs to them and they have the freedom to take photos at places that truly represent their love. And there’s also plenty of time for extra photos!

Initially Lindsey wasn’t sure about seeing Jonathan before the wedding ceremony, but by the look on her face, she made the right decision…

After the First Look, we headed to the wedding ceremony at Scripps Seaside Forum along the coast…

The wedding was beautiful and personal since they asked their Dallas pastor to marry them…such a sweet ceremony…

It was a really bright day, but the windows from Scripps Forum reflected light marvelously for wedding photos…

Jonathan and Lindsey are avid Polaroiders (yes, I make up words), so they bought loads of film to document their day…what fun detail for instant wedding pictures!

We headed to the beach for more wedding photos and sunset treated us nicely…or maybe the bridesmaids were so awesome they made any light look good…

Wedding photos under a pier? Sign me up!

It was so easy photographing Jonathan and Lindsey…they’re so in love they simply fell into each others’ arms effortlessly…

A special thank you goes to Lindsey’s sister, Marisa, who perfectly planned the wedding. She’s a former planner, so she beckoned bygone days marvelously for such a delightful wedding at Scripps Seaside Forum.

The First Dance…

I had to include a few reception photos because everything is bigger in Texas…including the dancing shoes. This group loved to party and I had a blast documenting all the fun!

No words…

To see more of Lindsey and Jonathans Scripps Seaside Forum wedding pictures, feel free to CLICK HERE for a slideshow with music provided by The Music Bed…or simply watch it here:

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  1. DGV

    March 22nd, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    How do you control the difference in contrast between the sky and land. If it is post processing..how do u do it? I love the look of those pics..

  2. Sue

    March 22nd, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    What a special wedding for such special people.
    I love the sign to the families regarding seating.
    Best to them.

  3. nena

    March 22nd, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    What a stunning day and beautiful pictures. The couple looks so happy especially under the pier. *swoon*

  4. Regan

    March 22nd, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    Everything about this wedding made me smile! I love the way you uniquely captured their details. Just beautiful!!

  5. Katie Jackson

    March 22nd, 2013 at 3:57 pm

    Oh my gosh! This couple looks so fun! Gorgeous images! I love La Jolla!

  6. Melissa C

    March 22nd, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    Such a pretty California wedding ! Love La Jolla !

  7. Marisa

    March 22nd, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    oh jasmine they are beautiful!!! it was such a privilege to have you there that day and i know we definitely made the right call in asking you to document the day. thank you thank you thank you!!

  8. Nathan Leduc

    March 22nd, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    The pier shot is like WOAH

  9. jamie

    March 22nd, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    love the pier shots Jasmine! 🙂

  10. Monette Anderson

    March 22nd, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    Aw, this made me miss La Jolla. We live in Seattle now, which I love. But I had a little twinge. : ) Beautiful photos.

  11. Whitney Lane

    March 22nd, 2013 at 6:54 pm

    Love it! Your dancing shots have inspired me

  12. Gail

    March 22nd, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Oh my — this is a GORGEOUS affair! Love the light, her dress, the laid-back beachy vibe! Well done Jasmine and JD!!! Mwwahh! xoxo G

  13. M*

    March 23rd, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    Holy gorgeous!!!! They’re first kiss? Gorge. The hand holding? George. Under the pier? Gorge. Gorge. Gorge! They’re all friggin’ gorgeous!

  14. Mark Potter

    March 23rd, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    Jasmine, how beautiful!!! From that amazing ring shot with the polaroids, to the dancing shots, amazing. You have such a talent at personalizing each couples photos and bringing new perspectives. Love it!

  15. Ashley Rogers

    March 23rd, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Beautiful! Makes me want to run barefoot in the sand. 🙂

  16. Amir

    March 23rd, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    This brings back good memories of LA Jolla. Thanks for posting.

  17. mike bishop

    March 24th, 2013 at 1:44 am

    love all shoots they are beautiful
    love your work

  18. Amarilis

    March 24th, 2013 at 3:19 am

    So beautiful! Congratulations to you both on your special day! May God continue to bless you and guide you! Hugs 🙂

  19. Shaun

    March 25th, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    Wedding Photography at it’s best. Lovely, lovely photos.

  20. Lindsey McClennahan

    March 25th, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    LINDSEY!!!! YOU ARE STUNNING! Such a precious wedding, the photo of the bridsemaide dresses needs to be framed in my home Jasmine!

  21. Kristin

    March 26th, 2013 at 12:09 am

    So pretty. Love the ring shot.

  22. Cindy Habel

    March 26th, 2013 at 1:43 am

    Stunning pictures as usual, Jasmine and JD 🙂 Love the beach vibe!

  23. Becky

    March 27th, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    Love this location – awesome shots

  24. Jon

    April 3rd, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Great photos. Love the colors of the wedding and you used them well.

  25. Lindsey

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    jasmine you are truly the best. i can’t imagine better photos to perfectly document the day. i continue to go back and look at them all! and you’re right about Marisa – she did a HECK of a job putting it together!!! LOVE.

  26. Lucie Zeka

    April 10th, 2013 at 5:45 am

    awesome!!!

  27. Mark Martinez

    April 19th, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    These images are exceptional Jasmine! Love the image under the pier and the ring shot is fabulous as well.

  28. Jen Rice

    April 25th, 2013 at 3:19 am

    So, totally gooberish question but HOW do you get the rings to do that??? I have tried and tried and not succeeded! <3

  29. Tom Fernandez

    October 30th, 2013 at 6:39 am

    Wow! These pictures are so amazing! I wish I could make such photos! That’s awesome!