My name is Diana Elizabeth. I'm a journalist, photographer, graphic designer and FORD model who had memorable days reporting from the LA red carpet for E! Online. I love sharing my life as a creative professional and the things that I discover along the way - with camera in hand.

My husband and I live in a restored 1952 red brick home that sits on a former citrus grove in Phoenix. I love traveling, home improvement projects, sewing, gardening, and John Mayer and Twilight. This is a glimpse into my life and work.

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Emmy + Ian El Chorro Wedding

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I had been looking forward to seeing these two since their cotton field engagement session.  It was like being reunited with old friends again, with the wonderful treat of witnessing every minute of happiness during their big day.

Emmy has impeccable taste – just peek at her Carolina Herrera gown and those Valentino shoes! The personalization and sweet details reflected so much of this couple – classic and romantic – and incredibly fun!

Camelback Mountain was the stunning background of the ceremony as the pastor recited the top five things the couple loved about one another.  Immediately after the exchanging of the rings, it was time for the breaking of the glass which kicked off a laughter filled reception and ending with the Horah dance!

Before I knew it, the night had come to an end.  The day was that wonderful, that joyful, and that much fun.  This is one of those weddings where I can honestly say, it was that beautiful, everything – the bride and the groom, the photos don’t do it justice.  Excellent planning by Outstanding Occasions!

Thank you to Style Me Pretty for featuring this lovely wedding.

Now onto El Chorro!

Mazel tov!

Everyone loves a groom that gets down!

Watch Emmy and Ian’s Wedding Movie Trailer by Serendipity Cinema who were absolutely amazing to work with!

Wedding Event Planner:  Outstanding Occasions / Getting ready venue: Montelucia Resort & Spa, Camelback Villa / Ceremony and reception venue: El Chorro Lodge /Bride’s gown, veil and earrings: Carolina Herrera / Bride’s Shoes: Valentino / Bride’s bow flip flops: Aldo / Bridesmaids dresses: Jenny Yoo / Bridesmaids shoes: Christian Louboutin / Groom’s tux: Paul Smith / Groom’s Ostrich shoes: Mezlan / Pocket squares: The Tie Bar / Makeup: Lauren Snow / Hair: Lisa Palacios / Cinematography: Serendipity / Florals: Petal Pusher / DJ: MT Sounds / Officiant: Scott Morgan / Linens: Wildflower Linen / Cornhole and bags: Style my Corntoss / Cake: Classic Cakes and Confections / Transportation: Dunn Transportation / Invitations: Idieh Design by Heidi Bartlett / Save the Dates: Nostalgic Imprints / Personalized hanger: Bragging Bags / Mr. and Mrs. Wood Signs: Merry Me Signs / Ring Bearer signs: Signs to Live By / Personalized napkins: The Knot Wedding Shop

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III + battery grip / 50mm f/1.2L / 35mm f/1.4L / 85 f/1.4EX / 100mm f/2.8EF / 70-200mm f/2.8EF / Speedlight 580 EXII + 480 EXII / Radio Popper JrX System + RP Cube / Gary Fong Lightsphere Universal Cloud / UNDFIND One Bag + Bloom Theory Strap / Hufa Lens Cap Clip + Think Tank Pixel Pocket Rocket / Lowe Pro Roller x100

Diana Elizabeth thinks the best part was when the male guests realized they needed to lift the chairs and ran to throw off their jackets and said, “Let’s do this!” and proceeded to lift.  Love Emmy’s expression!

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7 Notes Left

  1. Di–I think this is my favorite wedding from you! SO beautiful! My fave are the second set of romance portraits with the soft sunlight. SOO romantic!

  2. Chris says:

    Beautiful wedding and great job capturing the spirit of the special day. WONDErful shots, Diana!

  3. Your detail shots are gorgeous! Nice work.

  4. Charity, you are too sweet and I SO appreciate those kind words!!!!! I do love this wedding, who can ask for more – 8 hours that fly by so quickly AND a good lookin’ couple? It’s not me, it’s them! ;)

  5. Thanks Tom!!! Can’t take credit for them all – my second shooter Amy Gallagher is pretty awesome.

  6. Jeanette says:

    Beautiful! Your photography convey’s a joy not often fully captured. And I have to say that I love that cake (that’s where I started in this).

  7. Diana,

    These pictures are stunning! I’ve never seen a wedding themed bean bag toss game – I think that was my favorite part! OH…and when did it become trendy for grooms to have fashionable socks? I missed that one! Seriously beautiful, you captured it really well!

    xo
    Stacey

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