Topanga Canyon Wedding at The 1909 – Liz + Justin

It takes a pretty laid-back and amazing couple to have their wedding photographer break an ankle in the middle of cocktail hour and not let it disrupt a beautiful day of celebrating. But I don’t want to make this post all about me, so let’s talk instead about how incredible Liz and Justin’s wedding was! Some highlights include the amazing venue The 1909, saying their vows over a copy of The Big Lebowski script, custom bibs for their BBQ dinner, a caricature artist, a choreographed first dance, and glittery animal cake toppers for a pie buffet. Everything about the day was gorgeous, fun, sweet, and personal.

A huge shout out to 2nd shooter Jenna Schoenfeld who took over for me for the second half of the wedding.

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Venue: The 1909 in Topanga Canyon

Coordinator: Allie at Pop The Champagne Events

Caterer and Pies: Max City BBQ

Ceremony Musicians: Ryan Owen Music

Reception DJ: Hey Mister DJ

Caricature Artist: Caricatures by Dave

Hair Stylist: Candace Kai at Vogue Salon Newport Beach

Makeup: Whitney Greenstein at Simone B Salon Agoura Hills

Bride’s Dress: Theia

Groom’s Suit: Hugo Boss

  • Porter said:

    so this might be one of the more simple shots, but I absolutely love the photo of him watching her walk down the aisle, that look on his face is beautiful. also love their bibs, ahaha so fun!

  • ed peers said:

    Great storytelling Jessica... What an awesome day!

  • Love how you captured all the joy and laughter at the reception - great work!

  • I love the idea of having a caricaturist! Great job documenting their day and OHMYGOODNESS you broke your ankle?!? You poor thing! Kudos to you, your couple and your second shooter! I hope you're all healed up.

  • Ahh this wedding looks like so much fun was had by all!! Awesome coverage!

  • Ohh such a cool location for a ceremony. I LOVE it. So many bright colours too, this wedding just makes me happy. And those bibs ha! Lovely work, Jessica!

  • Great work, Jessica. Loved all the colours and smiles you captured and those b&w's are very nice - lovely tones.

  • Lacey said:

    Beautiful wedding! I'm getting married at The 1909 next year.

    I just have a few questions...

    Who did the flowers? And table decor? I love them!

    Who did your day-of coordinating?


    • Jessica said:

      Hi Lacey - all the vendor credits who contributed to this wedding are listed at the bottom of the page. They were all great to work with so hope that helps.

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