Jesse and Adam had an amazing wedding that combined their love with their two cultures. The colors, the textures, the traditional dress, combined with their playfulness made their wedding a feast for the eyes on every level. Photographer: Sylvia Guardia Hair: Marisol Santana Jesse & Adam's wedding was featured on Maharani Weddings.
Carla and David are from Miami, but her family is Costa Rican. So naturally, Costa Rica was the ideal place to celebrate their marriage. I met Carla a few months prior to the wedding for a trial session and was immediately struck by her incredibly sweet and gentle spirit. I love that this came through [...]
Jamie and Warren, from Southern California, came to beautiful Tamarindo to tie the knot at one of my favorite wedding locations, Pangas. About an hour before our appointment, all of Costa Rica (and parts of Nicaragua and Panama!) had a power outage. Rumor was it may be out for as long as 24 hours. But [...]
The sweetest of brides to be. Renee is from the U.S. and there she met her Brazilian husband to be, Carlos. I spent a lovely morning and afternoon with her, her mom and Carlos' family getting them ready for the beach front wedding in Playa Conchal. Renee has the most brilliant blue eyes, as you [...]
Katrina and Chris celebrated their wedding in beautiful Playa Flamingo. The time I spend with her and her hilarious crew of friends and family could not have been any more fun and entertaining. This environment was captured perfectly in this first photo by Sylvia Guardia. Hair by: Victoria Alfaro Famous Points Beauty Salon Katrina left [...]
Costa Rica sure cultivates falling in love! Sarah (who is from Germany) was traveling in Costa Rica when she met her future husband Javier. She eventually immigrated and fast forward a few years, married her Tico love in a gorgeous boho ceremony on the beach in Playa Grande. Hair Stylist: Famous Points Beauty Photographer: White [...]
What do two people who said to themselves "I'll never get married!" -- then meet the person of their dreams do? They travel half way around the planet from New Zealand to Costa Rica for a very intimate wedding (5 people) and then globe trot through South America and finish up in the Galapagos. Planner: [...]
Both Paula and Tuto are young doctors (interpreted "no time to barely even sleep"), so much of the planning and coordinating was done by her amazing mom, Lily. Paula, (again because she's a young doctor) doesn't usually devote lots of time to dolling herself up for work! So getting to meet her for her trial [...]