I had the joy of meeting Eve some time ago at a couple's photo session for her best friend and maid of honor. From the very start, it was evident that Eve and John shared a bond that extended beyond their own love story. Their support for their friends was a testament to the depth of their friendships, and it was this very spirit that set the tone for their own special day.

The wedding itself was a sight to behold. The chosen color palette of rich burgundy and elegant black was beautifully incorporated into every detail, reflecting the couple's unique style and taste. Delicate roses adorned the scene, adding a touch of romance and elegance to the rustic charm of Applegate Ranch.

The weather, aligning perfectly with the day's joyous atmosphere, was nothing short of perfection. But behind the scenes, Eve and John's hard work and meticulous planning shone through. Every element of the day spoke volumes about their love for each other and their shared commitment to the importance of family and friends.

A significant part of this beautiful journey was the presence of the venue's owners and coordinators, Amy and Jesse. Their passion for making the couple's dreams come true was palpable. As they seamlessly moved through the event, their dedication made them blend effortlessly with the guests, a true testament to their commitment.

When an unexpected challenge arose just minutes before the ceremony, the collective spirit of everyone involved prevailed. The power outage couldn't dim the light of love that surrounded Eve and John; instead, it ignited a collective effort that only strengthened the bonds between family and friends.

In a delightful twist, the couple's choice to engage in a cake-in-the-face contest added an element of fun and playfulness to the celebration. As laughter echoed through the air, John's good-natured participation resulted in a deliciously messy face full of cake.

The evening danced on, filled with music, laughter, and heartfelt wishes for the newlyweds. Each step on the dance floor marked the beginning of a new chapter for Eve and John, surrounded by the warmth and love of those who had journeyed with them.

Reflecting on the day's events, it was an absolute honor to capture the essence of such a special occasion. To Eve and John, thank you for entrusting me with your cherished memories, and for allowing me to be a part of your love-filled day. And to the dedicated team at Applegate Ranch, your hard work and commitment created an unforgettable experience for all. With every detail flawlessly executed, your collective efforts made sure that Eve and John could truly live in the moment and savor every instant of their wedding day.

I hope you enjoy this reliving this very special wedding day as you scroll through the images!

ceremony set up with arch and burgundy material and floral arrangements
Applegate Ranch wedding venue in Grants Pass, Oregon
burgundy, black, and white floral arrangement on the arch
bride's bouquet with white bridal shoes
bride's wedding gown
detail on the wedding gown
bride's bouquet with black, burgundy, and white roses
wedding rings with jewelry and roses
bride getting ready to open the curtain for a first look
first look with bride's maids
first look with the bride's brothers
bride and mother of the bride
bride with her bridesmaids
bride with the veil in
Lock and key for the love bridge ceremony
black rose
Bride with her bridesmaids
groom and his groomsmen
portrait of the groom
floral arrangement on a barrel
best man getting a boutonniere
portrait of the groom with the mother of the groom
groomsmen cheering
groom hugs his mom
made of honor and best man
bridesmaids walking down the aisle
groomsmen walking
ring bearer
flower girl throws petals
groom sees his bride
bride's brother walks her down
groom looking at his bride
ceremony line up of groomsmen
bride looking at her groom during the ceremony
bride and groom hold hands during ceremony
ceremony shot
ceremony shot with bubbles
first kiss
bride and groom exit with bubbles
floral arrangement
bride and groom exit
bride and groom stand by flowers
signing the marriage certificate
bride signs the certificate
groom with his parents
bride with her mom and aunt
bridal party cheers while bride and groom kiss
bridal bouquet and bridesmaids bouquets
mother of the bride kisses bride
groom with best man
bride with maid of honor
bride and groom look at each other
portrait of bride and groom
groom kisses bride
groom leads bride while laughing
bride looks over groom's shoulder
bride and groom look at each other
bride and groom portrait with veil
wedding cake table
black rose
bride and groom cut the cake
wedding cake
bride and groom cut the cake
bride and groom feed each other cake
cake in the groom's face
bride puts cake in the groom's face
bride and groom's first dance
first dance portrait
bride and groom kiss during first dance
groom dances with his mom for mother son dance
bride dances with her brother
bride dances with her mom
bride dances with her brother portrait
mother of the groom dances with the groom
bride on the dance floor
mother of the bride dancing
bride dancing with her brother
bride and groom under the veil

Thanks for reading!