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Soda Rock Winery Wedding of Ashley and Ben

Ben and Ashley are such a chill couple who are so much fun to be around! It was a blast to photograph their Soda Rock Winery wedding last month and I’m so excited to be sharing some photos from their day!

Ben and Ashley are both from California but temporarily live in London. It was interesting to try and schedule a phone call around UK time… But we managed to do it and I found out all about these two and how much they love each other!

They met while working for the same company. With their mutual work friends, they were at a sports bar watching the Niners and Seahawks game. Ashley told me that she put Ben in the friend-zone right away! So funny how that works.

Now the two are happier than ever! They like to do a lot of wine related things like wine tasting, so Soda Rock Winery was the perfect venue for them. Ben hadn’t even seen it yet when Ashley booked it! She said she’s a gut person and really liked the vibe of it. I think her gut was right because it was a great venue for their big day! I also happen to absolutely love Soda Rock. Such a beautiful and rad venue!

There were a few things that I knew I needed to capture this day. Ashley told me they were most excited about taking photos at sunset, which is my favorite time of day too! She had also seen a photo in the book on display at Soda Rock that she loved the look of. They were taken from inside the barn with light streaming through. I think we nailed it!

A few more important details of the day were that instead of writing their own vows, they wrote letters to each other to read while they got ready for the big day. Ben’s friend and the wife of the best man was also the one to officiate their wedding!

Overall, it was an amazing day and I’m so stoked we were able to capture everything important to Ben and Ashley!

bride and groom walking on path and looking over field

bride and groom kiss in front of field at sunset

bride and groom walk toward camera in front of field at sunset

wedding invitations and with wedding rings sitting on top

wedding dress hanging next to bridesmaid dresses

arch and chairs at ceremony site at soda rock winery

ceremony location at soda rock winery

bride smiling while getting ready for wedding

back of bride's hair with jeweled pin

close up of bride's makeup

bride holding necklace received on wedding day

bride's dress being buttoned

black and white photo of bride's makeup

bride reading card from groom

groom holding cuff links with map locations on them

groom holding card from bride

groom waiting for bride

bride standing behind groom before first look at soda rock winery

groom twirling bride in barn at soda rock winery

bride and groom stand in doorway of barn at soda rock winery

bride and groom kiss in doorway of barn at soda rock winery

bride holding the bottom of her dress and smiling

bride and groom stand in front of barn at soda rock winery

bride and groom exchange vows during ceremony at soda rock winery

wedding ceremony at soda rock winery

bride and groom during wedding ceremony at soda rock winery

bride and groom kiss during wedding ceremony at soda rock winery

bride and groom walking back down aisle after ceremony at soda rock winery

bridal party with bride and groom at soda rock winery

bride and groom holding hands and smiling at camera in vineyard at soda rock winery

bride and groom holding hands and looking at mountain in vineyard at soda rock winery

 

bride and groom walk toward camera holding hands with vineyard and mountain in background at soda rock winery

bride and groom standing in vineyard at soda rock winery

bride and groom smiling at each other

bride smiling while groom kisses her forehead

bride and groom kissing during sunset

bride and groom dancing at their wedding reception

bride and groom first dance at soda rock winery

barn at soda rock winery lit up in the night

Wedding Photography: Tim Halberg | Location: Soda Rock Winery | Bridal Gown: Allure | Suit: Alfani | Coordinator: Jennifer Maudru from So Eventful | Florist: Millita from Vanda Floral | Catering: Lisa from The Cook and Drummer | DJ: Jackie Sugarlumps | Hair and Makeup: Annabelle Antonio and Beauty on Set