Wedding at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa

Lisa and Eric's wedding at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa had two of our most favorite ingredients: lots of  love, and an amazing venue that lent itself to do what we do best, natural light photography. This venue had everything from a babbling brook, cute bridges, towering redwoods, as well as a small vineyard where we were able to capture some great first look images. 

We have also heard that Griffith Woods does a limited number of weddings a year-allowing couples to have the whole weekend for setup and cleanup at this simple sweet venue. We know how stressful time constraints can be for weddings so having a little bit of wiggle room allows for a more relaxed atmosphere.  We feel pretty lucky to have booked a wedding at this venue as it feels like a secluded hidden gem-like a secret spot that we feel (somewhat) guilty sharing with the world. 

It was clear to us from the beginning that Lisa and Eric shared a very genuine love for one another and were just good people to be around. All of their friends and family were so happy to be there on their beautiful day and we had a great time celebrating with them. Even the flowers on the table accentuated the jubilant atmosphere of the wedding as each table setting was filled with bright and shiny yellow flowers. Guests enjoyed toasting to the couple and eating dinner in a beautiful clearing adorned with string lights and paper lanterns.  The serene backdrop of Griffith Woods doesn’t need much to feel magical but we loved the extra touch of lighting for some evenings shots. 

When all of these things come together it makes us so grateful we have the chance to capture great images for folks that will last them a lifetime.

First look at home in Sebastopol
Couple standing in front of home on their wedding day in Sebastopol
Bride and mother in law riding in golf cart on wedding day
Reception space at Griffith woods
Wedding table arrangement with widlflowers
Wedding guests waiting for ceremony
Bride walking down aisle with father and mother
Wedding ceremony at Griffith Woods
Ceremony at Griffth Woods
Ringbearer at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa
Bride and Groom exchanging rings attached to carabiners
Wedding at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa
Bride and Groom kiss at wedding ceremony in Griffith Woods
Wedding guests during reception at Griffith Woods
Nature detail at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa
Candid of wedding guests in Santa Rosa
Guests during cocktail hour
Mother and father of bride during toasts at Griffith Woods wedding
Father of groom giving toast
Brother of bride giving wedding toast at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa
Sisters of bride giving toasts at wedding reception in Santa Rosa
Bride and Groom rasing their champagne glasses at Griffith Woods
First dance at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa
Kids dancing at wedding in Santa Rosa
Detail of brides bouquet
Wedding guests dancing among redwoods at Griffth Woods
Bride dancing with brother
Portrait of bride and groom at Griffith Woods
Bride and groom walking in vineyard at sunset in Santa Rosa
Bride and Groom in front of rustic barn at Griffith Woods in Santa Rosa