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


“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


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


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


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