From the photographers, Juan and Talia:
We love the La Purisima Mission for its colors, textures, and rich architecture and were inspired to shoot a love story with this iconic California Mission as the backdrop. The gallery, with its great pillars, the various rooms and nooks, the gardens. and the nearby rolling hills all provided a dreamy landscape for our vision of a romantic wedding day.

Working with married models Sophie and Isaac was a dream. Not only are they beautiful inside and out, but they also absolutely adore each other – their affection and intimacy shine! The couple “loves love” and even renewed their vows before the shoot. Sophie wore a gorgeous wedding dress from Aire Barcelona and paired it with a beloved heirloom pearl necklace from her mom, and natural makeup.

To fit the historical feel of the Mission, we used details to communicate a feeling of freshness, but still relate to the timeless look of this location. To do this, we designed a tabletop that was elegant, classic and clean; from the dishes and the whimsical bouquets, to the unique wedding cake design. All of the elements came together to create a sense of richness and beauty!

Photography Pinnel Photography | Hair and Makeup Lacey Maxwell at 805 Makeup | Wedding Dress Aire Barcelona | Flowers Blue Blossoms | Wedding Cake MJB Cakes | Invitations/Menus Prim & Pixie| Table Top Casa de Perrin | Linens La Tavola Linen | Bouquet Ribbon Frou Frou Chic | Venue La Purisima Mission | Film Scans PhotoVision | Models Sophie Ward Koren and Isaac Koren

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Comments (33)

Andres Serantes | Reply

Beautiful photos! Full of romanticism and happiness. Great light and color.

Abigail Carson | Reply

These photos leave me breathless; truly raw and captivating. I love the use of the historic mission to photograph such a sacred and special moment in this couples lives. The photo of the groom tying his shoes is not only just beautiful but tells a story as well as the stunning natural capture of his wife in the beautiful light. I love that there are silly moments captured as well but not in a chessey, staged way – just pure joy and sweetness as well as seeing true love and the joy of the beginning of a lifetime. Thank you for sharing.

Mario | Reply

Love this pics!

Pato | Reply

Great pictures! Love this couple <3

Feli | Reply

So beautiful!!!!

Camila | Reply

Great pictures! Love all of them!

Miguel Schmukler | Reply

Congrats! Excellent job!

Agustina | Reply

Amazing photos!!!

Agustin ibarzabal | Reply

Great job man! Really liked the pictures!

Santi | Reply

Impresive pictures! Talia and Juan congrats for this Job. How did you manage to get all those colors together?

Sofia Kreutzer | Reply

Beautiful pictures !

Marcos | Reply

Awesome pics! Loved them!

Luchi | Reply

I really love this images. They have the light and climate of a dream in a magical scene. So lucky the couple to have these artists to document their wedding for ever!

Laura Goycochea | Reply

Loved to be part of this shoot! Wonderful people!

Donna lozipone | Reply

If I didn’t know any better I would of thought
that the pictures featured were advertising for a modeling firm
I have been following Pinnel photography for
Over a year very different and unique pictures would love for him to be able to photograph our grandsons wedding next May

Javier | Reply

Loved these images! Beautiful light!

Ashley | Reply

Absolutley stunning, perfectly captures the essence of the special day!

Ines | Reply

Really great pics!!!! I love them. Very very good job!!!

Jennifer | Reply

Beautiful and timeless photos. Just stunning!

Paula Natale | Reply

What an amazing work! It feels simple & real.. Congratulations!!

Catalina | Reply

I love this! ❤️

Catalina Ichaso | Reply

Great light! Love this!

Carlos | Reply

Very nice pics. Love them. Great job.

Julia | Reply

Loved every picture!!!

John | Reply

Lovely couple and beautiful pictures!

Jonathan Bolents | Reply

Only a true visionary can capture an ethereal moment in the most effortless way. Flawless pictures.

Graciana | Reply

These incredible photos speak for themselves and make us dream….