….congratulations JOSE VILLA & JOEL SERRATO….

today is a good day…JOSE VILLA & JOEL SERRATO’S stunning wedding is featured in an 8 page spread in MARTHA STEWART WEDDINGS…stop whatever you are doing & run to the store & pick up the winter 2012 issue…this wedding was truly special…i was/am so honored to have captured the nuptials of two wonderful & loving men…may they enjoy many beautiful married years together…


here is the list of the amazing team of talented & creative people
that came together &  helped make their day not only
beautiful but also full of meaning & substance…..
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Location: FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN FARMHOUSE
Event Design & Production: Lisa Vorce of OH, HOW CHARMING!
Event Design and Flowers: MINDY RICE FLORAL DESIGN
Catering: NEW WEST CATERING
Stationery: TINY PINE PRESS & PAPEL PAPER & PRESS
Calligraphy: ANNE JONES
Cake: SWEET & SAUCY SHOP
Lighting: BELLA VISTA DESIGN
Photography: ELIZABETH MESSINA
Cinematography: JOE SIMON FILMS
Ceremony & Cocktail Music: BOLERO SOUL
Reception Music: MICHAEL ANTONIA of FLASHDANCE
Rentals: CLASSIC PARTY RENTALS
Specialty Decor: BARKER DECOR SERVICE

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this is what the sky looked like the day JOSE & JOEL got married


(today you will find sneak peaks of this wedding on)

GREEN WEDDING SHOES & 100 LAYER CAKE & STYLE ME PRETTY


christmas came early this year
thank you MARTHA STEWART WEDDINGS

love is beautiful…xoxo

a little more sweetness...

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  1. Ingrid:
    Dec 23-2011 , 07:51AM
    I've been wating for to see these ever since you posted the engagement photographs. Brilliantly talented and they look so much in love. Running..not walking to get my copy :)
  2. Dec 23-2011 , 07:55AM
    Wow! They look so handsome and happy. Beautiful.
  3. Dec 23-2011 , 08:54AM
    Simply stunning! Congrats!
  4. Dec 23-2011 , 09:42AM
    [...] Serrato and Jose Villa here, here, and here (and the winter 2012 issue of Martha that I’ll be picking up later [...]
  5. Dec 23-2011 , 12:31PM
    [...] the sneak peeks on Green Wedding Shoes, 100 Layer Cake, Jose’s blog, Joel’s blog and Elizabeth’s blog. Here is just one of the jaw droopingly beautiful images that made us go a little wedding crazy. A [...]
  6. Dec 23-2011 , 12:37PM
    I received my preview copy in the mail yesterday and gasped when I saw the images. So, so beautiful.

    Congrats to Jose and Joel!
  7. Dec 23-2011 , 12:59PM
    stunning elizabeth! congratulations on the Martha Stewart Weddings publication... woot woot!
  8. Dec 23-2011 , 01:52PM
    I picked the magazine up yesterday and saw the feature! Their love and your talent shine!
  9. Dec 23-2011 , 07:22PM
    Amazing, I am a huge fan of your work Elizabeth, so it was a lovely surprise to find that one of my favourite photographers, captured the day of my other favourite photographer! They are stunning.
  10. kasandra:
    Dec 23-2011 , 10:00PM
    simply amazing!
  11. Dec 24-2011 , 03:22AM
    Oh my, the tears just come, don't they? Such beautiful expressions of love & happiness can only be admired. Congratulations on those beautiful photos Queen Elizabeth!
  12. Dec 24-2011 , 04:27PM
    Oh I've been so excited to see these! Congrats Elizabeth... every bit as wonderful as I thought they'd be!
  13. Dec 27-2011 , 04:16AM
    Elizabeth,

    You truly are the Queen of GREAT photography! Jose and Joel look so in love and so happy. I wish them peace, love and joy :-)
  14. Dec 27-2011 , 09:52PM
    love love love!!!
  15. caren zc:
    Dec 28-2011 , 06:08PM
    Elizabeth dear, I've been waiting to see these since you posted the engagement photos too!! So breathtaking, they are such a handsome couple. Congratulations!!! Your photographs always put me in a dreamy state :) xoxoxooxo
  16. Jan 04-2012 , 10:03AM
    these photos make me so happy. what a beautiful love. wishing them so much happiness.
  17. Jan 07-2012 , 10:24PM
    A beautiful wedding, loved Jose's work, his blog showed me your work and I fell in love with your work as well!