Downtown LA Wedding | Karl & Shelly

Downtown LA Wedding | Karl & Shelly

 We traveled to one of our favorite states, hello California, to capture Karl & Shelly’s amazingly hip wedding! Can we just start off by telling everyone how cool this couple is!?! They are both creative souls and from the looks of it, good at everything they do. Plus, they both have killer jobs. Karl is a festival director for Coachella and Stagecoach etc. And Shelly is a voiceover for Pandora radio. Yep, we told you these two were cool!

Despite a major heat wave in the “City Of Angels” the weekend of their wedding day, Karl & Shelly made the best out of the crazy California sunshine and embraced each moment of their special day. And let us tell you, everything about this day was so fun and stylish. From the Bride & Groom’s clothes and bridal party outfits to the retro details of the reception, and the DTLA graffiti. We were diggin’ all the vibes! The couple wanted their wedding to be a fun evening for their guests to party and get away from it all, and it was exactly that. Snap shots in a fun photobooth, lots of dancing, outdoor games, a cigar bar, and a giant wall of donuts were just a few of our favorite things at their reception! The Conduit was the perfect venue to host this social wedding scene and we loved documenting this fun day.

One of our favorite moments was getting the couple alone for their one-on-one photos. We were surrounded by amazing graffiti and we loved that Karl & Shelly wanted it to be a backdrop to these special moments. That’s our kind of couple! Karl’s wine colored suit and Shelly’s fierce gown and veil were the perfect pops off of all the graffiti art. It made for some killer moments in this urban spot!

Karl & Shelly, thank you for trusting us to capture this awesome day, for you. California is one of our favorite places and we absolutely loved getting to be a part of your DTLA wedding! Love you guys!!

Mark & Kelly



Getting Ready Venue – The Sheraton Grand Hotel in DTLA
Ceremony Venue – Immanuel Presbyterian Church
Reception Venue – The Conduit
Florist – Maria, Sebas Flowers
Hair artist – Lauren White
Makeup artist – Dana Thompson
Dress – Saint Carlé Bridal Salon in Monrovia, CA
Men’s suits – Friar Tux

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