|| 2014 || Best of LOVE

Danyra & Brad // © Gabriel Gastelum Photography

one of the absolute best things about my job is the amount of love I get to capture. it really is so fulfilling. these moments is what people yearn for, and I am lucky enough to say that these awesome… Continue Reading

Anastasia & Eric // Homies Forever

Anastasia & Eric // Gabriel Gastelum

Homies Forever. Anastasia & Eric. Married. It was an incredibly gorgeous day in Los Angeles. Guests sat under the warm sun and eagerly anticipated their vows. Two different cultures and families coming together as one. The day was filled with… Continue Reading

Larissa & Paul

Larissa & Paul // Powdered Colors Engagement Session

When Larissa & Paul first suggested we meet to talk about their wedding, they recommended we meet at a cafe that serves churros and hot chocolate. It was meant to be.  I’m incredibly honored to be working with Larissa &… Continue Reading


Lyndsay & Adam: Engagement Photography in Pasadena

“I have to warn you, that Adam is a horrible picture taker. He just can’t have a good smile in a picture!” Lyndsay warned me over coffee when we first met. I told her that it reminded me of an… Continue Reading

Tara & Bill // A Mulholland Drive Wedding

Tara & Bill Say I Do // Mulholland Drive Wedding in Los Angeles

“Want to help me photograph a wedding, up on a house in Mulholland drive overlooking Los Angeles?” Um. Yes. A couple of weeks ago, [Dennis Kwan] was awesome enough to let me tag along to shoot Tara & Bill’s incredibly… Continue Reading

Susan + Andrew // Los Altos Hills Wedding

Susan and Andrew Get Married in Los Altos Hills

As soon as I met Susan and Andrew for coffee one day in San Mateo to talk wedding details, I knew it was going to be a good match. These two have known each other since their days at UCSD… Continue Reading

Tristan + Aubyn // Muir Beach Wedding Photography

Tristan & Aubyn / Bay Area Wedding Photography

I think every wedding photographer (or even non-wedding photographers) will always remember the first wedding they have the privilege to photograph. I was contacted about Tristan and Aubyn’s wedding at the last second, because a photographer had fallen through on… Continue Reading

Susan + Andrew // San Francisco Engagement Photography

Susan + Andrew / San Francisco Engagement Photography

To say that Susan + Andrew make each other smile is an understatement. It was all the little things I noticed. The way they grab each other’s hand while they walk, the way he covers her from the cold, the… Continue Reading

Evy & Joe Wedding Site // Showit +site

Evy and Joe Wedding Website - Gabriel Gastelum Photography

What I love about using Showit for my website needs is the fact that it allows me to have mini +sites for my clients (or anything else really). Since I am a bestie and groomsman for her wedding, I can’t… Continue Reading

Karla + Jason // Lifestyle Couple Photography Session


Before I left for New Orleans I scheduled a photoshoot with the amazing couple that is Karla and Jason. Karla contacted me and said that they take photos every year as a couple and this one was no different. They,… Continue Reading