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Most weddings exude joy throughout the day, but some couples take it up a notch and know exactly how to let loose and celebrate! Kristyn and Alex are that fun-loving couple that everyone clearly loves to be around. Throughout their reception, it was clear that they are sincerely cared for by their families and friends.

After being married privately, all of their loved ones joined them for a reception at Lido Isle Club House in Newport Beach. The reception space was very elegantly put together, with a well thought out color palette of gold and white with accents of navy and green. It perfectly complimented the easygoing vibe of Kristyn and Alex while still being absolutely beautiful.

When I asked Kristyn and Alex to describe their relationship in a few words, they chose ‘adventurous, loving, and encouraging’. I witnessed all three of those during their reception. Their partnership is clearly rooted in love and encouragement, with a genuine passion for adventure. Their proposal story was quite an adventure too! For Kristyn’s 30th birthday, the two of them took a road trip up the California coast. When they reached Crater Lake in Southern Oregon, Alex proposed by the snow-covered lake. How sweet and adventurous is that?!

When Kristyn hired me, she emphasized that their reception would be a big “dance party”, and she was definitely right! These two families love to have fun, and I had a blast documenting it! And can we talk about how beautiful both sides of the family are?!

Kristyn and Alex, thanks for choosing me to be a part of your special day. Here’s to health and happiness for years to come. Keep having fun!

Cheers, Alaina

Client Praise

-Jacqueline, may 2021

 "I walked away from my session wanting to put her in my pocket to boost my self esteem all day long because she just made me feel like the most beautiful person in the room.

"Working with Alaina was effortless"

-Brooke, July 2021

"The second I met her, I felt like I had known her forever, which made it a million times easier to just be ourselves in front of the camera.

"Her personality made it for me."

- Tracie, October 2021 bride

Alaina is spunky and fun and full of great ideas. She made my fiance and I feel so comfortable during our engagement session. We loved all the candid photos she caught of us

"She had us laughing the whole time"

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