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

Dalina y Alex // Los Angeles Wedding

Dalina y Alex // Gabriel Gastelum

My best friend A sister from another mister got married a couple of weeks ago. [Remember their incredible engagement session?] To be surrounded by friends and family that you grew up with, watching someone you love get married to an… Continue Reading

Jessica & Mark // A Costa Rica Wedding

Jessica & Mark // A Costa Rica Wedding

“We are getting married in Costa Rica and I think it would be Kick-Ass if you were our wedding photographer.” The email started simply and got to the point. I had met Jessica & Mark back when I photographed a… Continue Reading

Costa Rica // Mark & Jessica // The Beginning

IMG_1549

“We are getting married in Costa Rica and we would love to have you there to capture it” A message like that makes me squeal in delight. Instead of writing what could be a really really long blog post about… Continue Reading

REVISIT :: A SHANGHAI WEDDING

A WEDDING IN RURAL SHANGHAI by Gabriel Gastelum Photography

I am lucky. Not only do I get the opportunity to capture incredible weddings in the United States, but I have also had amazing opportunities to capture amazing weddings around the world.  I’ve been cleaning up my photo files recently… Continue Reading

Evy + Joe Say I Do! // Tubac Wedding Photography

Evy and Joe Say I do / Los Angeles Wedding Photographer

This is not really an official wedding post because I wasn’t the official wedding photographer. It doesn’t really fit to say that it pains me that I wasn’t able to photograph Evy and Joe’s wedding. I knew they were in… Continue Reading

Before the Ceremony…

pre Wedding Ceremony Jitters - Gabriel Gastelum Wedding Photography

The dress hangs in the background. The veil is gently laid down close-by. The glass of champagne is almost gone. Family and bridesmaids run around in the back carefully trying to get it all together. The bride sits down, takes… 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

Awesome Clients // Secret Stash Sea Salts

Secret Salt

So keeping in the tradition that I have awesome clients I recently had a meeting with a future bride (Janna) whose wedding I will be photographing. During the meeting we had Korean BBQ and she brought me gifts. Basically it… Continue Reading

The One With Another Wedding Preview

Preview-1

My hands are currently on fire trying to edit as many pictures from India and Nepal that I can, but that doesn’t mean that I have forgotten about Katherine and Greg’s wedding. We only had a really short amount of… Continue Reading

Tucson Saguaro Buttes Wedding // Kelly + Aaron

IMG_5220

This is going to be a long post, but it will be worth it I promise. I haven’t seen Aaron since our high school graduation, that’s how long ago it’s been. He were great buds in high school, in various… Continue Reading