Leaundra and Josh: Grand Tradition Arbor Terrace wedding

Leaundra and Josh have known each other for a very long time. They met when they were just kids, living down the street from each other. However, it wasn’t until they had both grown up, moved away from home, and dated other people that they actually became interested in each other. But once they knew it was love, they knew it was forever. That’s what happens when you marry your best friend.

I had such a great time with these two at their Balboa Park engagement session and was really looking forward to seeing the dynamic of these two families together at their wedding, knowing that they had all known each other for year. Sure enough, the wedding was not only beautiful, but filled with warmth and loving emotion from everyone around them. And what a celebration!!

Leandra and Josh were married at the Arbor Terrace at the Grand Tradition in Fallbrook, California.


We were able to capture Leaundra’s dad’s first look at his daughter on her wedding day, and it was one of the most touching moments I have ever witnessed.

Josh was also overcome with emotion as he saw his bride walking up the aisle. What a beautiful connection these two have.lcja_1990lcja_2031lcja_2035lcja_2063lcja_2075

Leaundra gives Josh some encouragement as he reads his vows to her.lcja_2093lcja_2248lcja_2353lcja_2368lcja_2454lcja_2478lcja_2582lcja_2596lcja_2791lcja_2821lcja_2835lcja_2859lcja_2863lcja_2873

Yes, they’re truly a stunning couple!lcja_2895lcja_2927lcja_1818lcja_2552lcja_2553lcja_2561

Wow, what a beautiful guest book… if I say so myself *wink*lcja_3338lcja_3344lcja_2566lcja_3006lcja_3045lcja_3091

Oh Leaundra, behave!lcja_3111lcja_3153lcja_3157lcja_3200lcja_3244lcja_3252


hee hee – look familiar? (see dancing photo earlier)lcja_3276lcja_4133lcja_4158lcja_4206lcja_4415lcja_4500lcja_4620lcja_4626lcja_4627lcja_4732lcja_4722lcja_4728

Leaundra and Josh – thank you so much for asking us to photograph your wedding. Dad and I thoroughly enjoyed spending the day with you two beautiful people and your loved ones! We wish you all the happiness in the world in your married life together. From what I’ve seen, I have no doubt that there will be a whole lot of fun and laughter (and Angels games) in your future. *hugs*