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Los Angeles wedding photographer helping couples have super fun + stress free weddings since 2013.
 Based in Los Angeles, California. Available for travel.

Fairmont Ghirardelli Square and Mister Jiu’s Wedding

This Chinatown wedding was SO COOL!

What an incredible wedding that perfectly reflected who Madi & Gabe are, where they come from and where they’re headed in their marriage. Madi didn’t want all the pomp & circumstance that usually accompanies a wedding celebration, so they opted to host a small ceremony with just their immediate families in a gorgeous suite at the Fairmont Ghirardelli Square with a modern chuppah with fresh and dried flowers. After a champagne toast, they gathered at Mister Jiu’s restaurant in Chinatown for a multi-course dinner. 

After dinner & toasts with that small crew, the guest list grew — inviting their friends to a cool New Year’s Eve cocktail party at Moongate Lounge and a dance party to ring in the new year. It was like a wedding disguised as a New Year’s party — exactly what the couple was going for. 


I have to say that Moongate Lounge has to be one of the coolest venues I’ve worked at in San Francisco, with its pink, red and blue color palette and sexy velvet booths. Both Bari Elexa Events and Taylor Anne Co. florals transformed the space to be even more stunning!

Vendor Credits

Planner | Bari Elexa Events

Hair/makeup | Raven Reed Luxury Beauty

DJ | Heart Of Gold Djs

Ceremony Venue | Fairmont Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA

Reception Venue | Moongate Lounge at Mister Jiu’s, Chinatown

Florals | Taylor Anne Co.

Dress | Lovely Bride

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