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Malibu Beach Engagement Session: Josh & Brandon
Intimate photo of gay male couple laughing on beach

Josh and Brandon are the sweetest people. They got engaged on the beach, so they wanted to be next to the ocean for their engagement photos too. We chose a quintessential stretch of rocky Malibu coastline just north of Los Angeles and they dressed to impress in black and white suits.

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These two smiled every time they looked each other’s way.

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I loved Brandon’s red shoes with the suit look. They were such a fun detail.

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Southern California has the best sunsets. I love how they soften as they reach the distant horizon over the ocean.

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These matching black-striped engagement/wedding rings are so cool! Especially when paired with their suits!

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Someone later pointed out to me that the clouds between them were shaped like a heart. I didn’t see it as I shot it but I see it instantly now. I can’t help but think this is a sign that the universe brought these two together.


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Rock 'n' Roll Glam Same-Sex Wedding Inspiration
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You don't have to choose between punk rock edge and a bit of sparkle. This gorgeous wedding look was inspired by rockers who push limits with their style, like classic rock idols David Bowie and Billy Idol or modern rock n rollers like Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie. These two grooms channel their inner rockstars with fashion-forward outfits and unique hairstyles. A black, red, and silver palette keeps the look edgy yet chic. I love how the concept of hard and soft plays out in a mix of textures like leather and plush velvet, studs and sequins. Lyrics on the invitations and signage keep the focus on the musical inspiration. 

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The invitation suite, created by Marianne Hudz, featured a real 45 record as the invitation.

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The grooms' bold boutonnieres were created by the incredible Marisa of Vavé Studios.

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Vertigo event venue in Glendale, California provided the ideal backdrop with brick exterior and a chic and sleek event space.

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Caylee Gutting created this groom's amazing next-level mohawk with braided sides.

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This gorgeous three-tiered cake brings a rocker edge with black tiers, while ornate silver trim and a center tier covered in red rosettes add the glam.

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Alex swapped his red blazer for a more casual reception look: a sequined black moto jacket. 

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CREDITS

Photography: Jade Elora Photography
Styling / Planning: Diana Sabb Events and Design
Venue: Vertigo
Tabletop Rentals: Premiere Party Rents
Cake / Cupcakes: LA-Cake
Florist: Vavé Studios
Stationery: Marianne Hudz
Hair / Makeup: Caylee Gutting
Model 1: Aleks Wolf
Model 2: Brandon Burciaga

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