Eva’s Baptism || Point Reyes Surprise Wedding

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“We have a surprise for you guys, not only is it Eva’s baptism today, but it is also our wedding” To be honest, I knew what was going to happen before they announced it. That morning as they were setting… Continue Reading

Elaine & Kurtis // Wente Vineyard Wedding

Elaine & Curtis // Vineyard Wedding // © Gabriel Gastelum Photo

I met Elaine & Kurtis at a Santa Monica coffee shop almost a year ago. They bought me a donut so we all obviously became besties at that exact moment. Elaine is also a big fan of So You Think… Continue Reading

Brittany & Mike // Tucson Engagement

Brittany & Mike // Tucson Engagement // © Gabriel Gastelum Phot

I don’t even know where to start. Sometimes you have a vision. You have a goal. You have a photo in your mind. But to be honest, most of the time I don’t. I go with the flow. I capture… Continue Reading

Lindah & Adam // Langkawi Island Wedding

Langkawi Island Wedding // Gabriel Gastelum Photography

Here it is, the second part of one of the most epic weddings I have photographed. In case you missed it, Lindah and Adam spent the first weekend in Malaysia celebrating traditional Malaysian wedding customs. [CLICK HERE] to go check… Continue Reading

Lindah & Adam // Traditional Malay Wedding

Lindah & Adam Ceremony // Malaysia // Gabriel Gastelum Photograp

I don’t even know where to start with this wedding. I guess I should start with how incredibly lucky I am. The fact that I was able to go to Malaysia to photograph one of the most epic weddings of… Continue Reading

Kati & Steven // Engagement

Kati & Steven Engagement // Gabriel Gastelum Photography

I’m going to start and say that while this is an engagement shoot of Kati and Steven, the real star was their pup Mars. I spent the entire afternoon riding in the back with Mars and we obviously became the… Continue Reading

Gaby & Cory // Colorado Springs Wedding

Gaby & Cory // Colorado Wedding

A story. That’s really what it is. Your wedding day is a story. A culmination of the love between you and partner, watched and celebrated by those closest to you. Whether it is a big affair in a foreign city,… Continue Reading

Renee & Jonathan // Arizona Wedding

Renee & Jonathan

High School Sweethearts. He had a crush on her and wrote her notes, but kept his identity a secret. She had no clue who he was, but found the notes endearing. It was during a high school fashion show, where… Continue Reading

Larissa & Paul // Carmel By The Sea Wedding

Larissa & Paul // Gabriel Gastelum Photography

Friends. That is what Larissa and Paul are to me. Sure, we started off as me just being someone who would be photographing their wedding, but I have the incredible pleasure to say that so many of my couples are… Continue Reading

a little bloggity update

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I hate when I fall behind on blogging. I am always so excited to show everyone what I’m working on! With sites like Facebook and Tumblr, microblogging has made things so much easier than writing super long posts. But, I… Continue Reading

Dalina & Alex // Los Angeles Engagement Session

Downtown Los Angeles, LA, LA Engagement Photographer,

I’ve known Dalina since I was in 4th grade. We grew up together. From living in the same neighborhood and playing house to living in different states and cities, to finally ending up back in the same city years later. … Continue Reading