My friends Kandi and Ronnie asked me to shoot their wedding in San Francisco at St. Dominics Cathedral and Bimbo’s 365 Club. Kandi is my sister in law’s best friend (Courtney is second from the left in the above image) and the entire Garcia family has been friends with my wife’s family for a couple of decades. Funny enough, Stephanie and I lived just a few doors down from the Garcia’s when we used to live in Petaluma! Because of this, pretty much Stephanie’s entire side of the family was at the wedding so I knew it was going to be a pretty wild night!
We started the day at a hotel next door to Bimbos 365 Club and that was something! Hair and makeup went pretty late so we were in a huge rush to get everything ready in time. The really funny thing was that Courtney told Stephanie and Caitlin (my other SIL) they could get ready in her room, but that turned out to be the room Kandi and the rest of the bridal party were getting ready in so it was a bit of a surprise for them! It all worked out so we then headed over to St. Dominics for the first look with Ronnie. St. Dominics is probably my favorite cathedral in San Francisco as it is just a stunning building and the staff there is always nice to work with.
We got a few minutes to run down to the Embarcadero and get some shots of Kandi and Ronnie but we all knew the real action was at Bimbos so we got back there pretty quick! The night was a blast and everyone had a great time! Kandi really wanted a nightclub-party feel to the reception and I really don’t think it could have gone any better. I’ve included plenty of fun party pictures and will have to put up the even funnier ones on Facebook

(nightclub wedding by Bend Oregon Photographer

nightclub wedding by Bend Oregon Photographer

nightclub wedding by Bend Oregon Photographer

nightclub wedding by Bend Oregon Photographer

nightclub wedding by Bend Oregon Photographer

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Courtney Beavers
August 18, 2009
Love them!!! Shows what a great party it was. Love the ones you guys took at the embarcadero. Congrats Kan and Ron!!
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Chris54
August 18, 2009
The wedding was awesome! Your pics did it justice for sure. Some fantastic pics for sure
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Aunt Carole
August 18, 2009
Thank you so much. I now feel as though I were there with you. The photos are that good!
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September 7, 2009
The photographer really extracted the beauty of that lady in each and every shot.This is really awesome.
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