An elopement in Joshua Tree Desert in California has been one of our dreams since we started being professional photographers, and the atmosphere we found there totally met our expectations. The smell of the wind, the profound silence, the colors and the unique light of the desert have been the perfect background for an elopement.
The ceremony, intimate and emotional, with such a mystical atmosphere, has been held in the middle of the desert of Yucca Valley under a flowered arch and some blue candles all around, arranged by Venice Wild Flowers. The villa, an amazing location named Serenity Escape in Joshua Tree, has been the best scenery of the reception, a modern and elegant house surrounded by the desert, a perfect mix of modern design. After the ceremony, during the sunset, we took some pictures of Alectra, the bride and Adam, the groom, in the spectacular light of the desert, among the Yucca trees.
The sky was a little cloudy and that made the atmosphere even more intense. Carol, our talented friend, owner of The Blushing Details, has been the planner and the designer of such an incredible wedding. The table setting was so romantic and elegant, the color palette of this desert destination affair was full of pinks, oranges, peach, and neutrals with pops of turquoise, we’ve been also featured by Inspired by This. The stunning colors of the desert’s sunset made the atmosphere unforgettable, the perfect one for an intimate and touching wedding.
Photographers: Mary & Maurizio Photography / Planner & Designer: The Blushing Details / Location: Serenity Escape in Joshua Tree / Videographers: Mawwiage Flims / Hair and / Make-up: Beauty by Bon Bon / Florist Designer: Venice Wild Flowers / Cake Designer: Simply Cupcake Pasadena / Stationery & Calligraphy: Letter Bliss / Jewelry: A Sweet Pear / Rental: Classic Party Rental / Officiant: Truly my Honor / Wedding Dresses: Lillian West / Tux: The Black Tux
About the photographers
Mary and Maurizio are wedding photographers in Italy. They love capturing moments of genuine happiness and fun, feelings and emotions.
They shoot weddings in Tuscany, Como Lake, Apulia, Amalfi Coast of course, and abroad. They’ve worked together in adv agencies for several years, dealing with fashion and lifestyle, and this still has a strong influence on their style. Travels and cinema are also some of their greatest sources of inspiration.
Their photos are always devised with a look that comes directly from advertising, fashion and movies. They translate true moments of life through a kind of glam eye, they “aim to document reality in a glamorous way, always without taking away spontaneity from our shoots”.
They love to make their couples feel at ease in order to let them look spontaneous and gorgeous in their photos. Their main goal is catching authentic moments of joy and raw emotions