Wedding at Noor Pasadena

Jenny + Will

Location

Introduction

This particular wedding is special to Annie and I as Will is my cousin and we have known Jenny for it seems like forever.  I remember just exactly how we received the news as we were unplugged on a Caribbean cruise for a week.  The moment we stepped back into Miami, I opened up Facebook and the very first thing that caught my eye was Will’s proposal to Jenny at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios.  We were absolutely delighted when they told us that they wanted us to shoot their wedding at Noor Pasadena.

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Portrait of Jenny + Will on the day of their wedding at Noor Pasadena

Getting Ready photos at Noor Pasadena

Jenny started the day by herself getting ready at the bridal suite at Noor.  She was so calm and collected as she applied her own makeup while waiting for her bridesmaids to arrive.  When they did arrive, they quickly got changed and helped Jenny put on her stunning wedding dress.  Meanwhile, Will and his groomsmen arrived at Noor all dressed up and ready to go.

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Closeup of Jenny + Will’s rings


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Jenny applies makeup to herself as her bridesmaids look on.


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Reflection of Jenny applying the finishing touches of her lipstick


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Jenny fluffs the frills of her wedding dress prior to putting it on.


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Maid of honor Joanne helps Jenny put on the necklace that Will gave to her.


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Jenny takes a look at herself for the first time in the mirror with her wedding dress on.


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Black and white of Jenny with her bridesmaids helping her with her wedding dress


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Closeup of Jenny applying some finishing touches of makeup


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MOH Joanne adjusting flowergirl Winifred’s hair piece.

Ceremony photos at Noor Pasadena

Ever since she was a little girl, Jenny always dreamed about her wedding day.  To be more specific, she always dreamed of the moment she walked down the aisle in her wedding dress to see her groom for the first time.  That moment finally arrived and family and friends were there to witness Jenny + Will’s wedding at Noor Pasadena.  It was a traditional Filipino wedding ceremony with sponsors, bible, aras or coins, veil, and cord.

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Will is all smiles taking Jenny by the hand after first seeing her walk down the aisle with her mother.


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Shot of ceremony of the whole bridal party during Jenny + Will’s wedding at Noor Pasadena


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Father Geoff officiates Jenny + Will’s wedding ceremony during the heat of the day.


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Jenny places a ring on Will’s finger during the ring exchange.


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The first kiss is shared between the new husband and wife!

Post-Ceremony Portraits at Noor Pasadena

After the ceremony, all the guests headed over to cocktail hour while we captured the formals of the immediate family and the bridal party.  We then took Jenny + Will around the surrounding area to capture the romantics.

Portrait of Jenny + Will with their bridal party right after the ceremony


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Portrait of Jenny and her bridesmaids


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The bridesmaids hide behind their beautiful bouquet created by Wen Floral.


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Will and his groomsmen just standing casually on the bridge.


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Stylish portrait of the Will and his guys in front of the Ella Ballroom door at Noor in Pasadena


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Portrait of the newlyweds kissing in front of the Noor sign.

Reception photos at Noor Pasadena

Prior to all the guests entering the Ella Ballroom for the reception, Jenny + Will got a sneak peak  of the amazing job done by the Wife of the Party and Wen Floral Design teams.  Everything got started with the Jenny + Will’s 1st dance to “Spend My Life With You” by Eric Benet and Tamia.  How do I know that?  Because it was Annie and my first dance song as well, so you know I was singing along. =)  DJ Herick had the party going all night long and everyone enjoyed themselves to the point of getting down….literally.

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Wide shot of the elegant Ella Ballroom at Noor Pasadena just prior to guests entering through the doors


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Jenny + Will make through way through the crowds in the Ella Ballroom during their Grand Entrance.


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Will dips Jenny and gives her a kiss during their first dance.


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Best man Ryan raises his glass in a toast for Jenny + Will after his speech.


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Bridesmaid Connie and Maid of Honor Joanne share some of their favorite moments of Jenny + Will.


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Jenny gives Will a loving look during the speeches.


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Guests clink on the their glasses which means Jenny + Will have to kiss.


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Jenny + Will cut into their single tier wedding cake.


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Young guest getting funky on the dance floor.


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Guests getting all funky cold medina on the dance floor.


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These two celebrities from the First 5 California commercial getting some air time on the dance floor.

Conclusion

Annie and I had such a blast at this wedding, and why wouldn’t we?  We knew half the guests there!  We were more surprised that our two boys Jerelle and Javien didn’t bother us at all while we were hard at work.

Congratulations again Jenny + Will.  We officially welcome you into the family now Jenny!  Annie and I hope that you two had much needed rest and fun in the sun while out on your honeymoon in Honolulu.  You both will need plenty of rest for what’s to come later this year. 😉

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To wind the night down, Jenny + Will share an intimate kiss on the bridge.

Vendors

Wedding Coordinators: Teresa and Vivian from Wife of the Party

Floral Arrangements: Wen Floral Design Studio

Videography: Gio Barot

Officiant:  Father Geoff of Great Officiants

DJ/MC: DJ Herick of Happen

Cake: Takes the Cake

Photobooth: Happen Booth

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