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A Beautiful Black Tie Wedding At Tehama | Morgan & Bill

couple embracing in the middle of a large open golf field

If you haven’t already seen Morgan and Bill’s Carmel Beach engagement, here it is now, but otherwise, we’re continuing their love story today with their beautiful, black-tie intimate wedding at the ultra-exclusive Tehama Golf Club! Their special day was an absolute joy, full of getting ready portraits as well as portraits on the Tehama grounds. It’s no wonder why Tehama is my favorite venue here in Carmel as a local Carmel wedding photographer. The location just adds such an elegant and classic flair to every occasion!

photograph of the Tehama Golf Club venue; a portrait of the bride and groom pouring champagne into a tower of flutes by film photographer AGS Photo Art

Black Tie Wedding: Roarin’ 20’s Inspiration

couple walking down the street at Tehama's golf course, the bride looks over her shoulder and smiles at the camera; a black and white photo of the couple sharing a kiss in front of their wedding guests by film photographer AGS Photo Art
Black Tie Wedding At Tehama table details such as the menu tucked in a black napkin and rose gold cutlery; the bride and groom sharing a kiss while holding champagne flutes

Like many couples this year, Morgan and Bill had to rethink their original wedding plans in light of COVID-19. At first, this intimate occasion was going to be a big, grand one- but while its size had to go down, the overall romance of the day remained in high spirits. If anything, despite these setbacks, Morgan happily reported that she got everything she dreamed of- from her Suzanne Neville wedding gown to the flowers by Fiona Floral and the table capes. Their exclusive, black-tie modern classic theme reminded me so much of the Roarin’ 20’s, don’t you think?

groom's black shoes by Paul Smith alongside his vows, ring, boutonnière, watch, and bulldog cuff pins; a portrait of the groom from the waist up as he rehearses his vows to himself by film photographer AGS Photo Art
bridal details on Black Tie Wedding At Tehama; white gown by Suzanne Neville and shoes by BHLDN by film photographer AGS Photo Art

The Flower Girl At The Black Tie Wedding

bride and groom walking their French bulldog around the grounds at Tehama Golf Club, their dog has flowers covering the leash and collar; couple portrait with the bride and groom smiling at the camera
wedding portraits at Tehama of the couple embracing, followed by another photo of the groom crouching down with their French bulldog as his wife places her hand on his shoulder and smiles at him

Who could forget Morgan and Bill’s darling Olive? This little cutie pie was their flower girl for their special day with her adorable flower dress, collar, and leash. Morgan and Bill even had French-bulldog-inspired details on the wedding cuffs! She was there for her mommy and daddy’s First Look in front of Tehama and it was so sweet to capture! I am forever an advocate of the First Look for moments like these.

Black Tie Wedding details At Tehama; bulldog wedding cuffs for the groom's dress shirt; the couple and their dog under the shade of green trees on the grounds

Love Is In The Details

wedding dress by Suzanna Neville hanging in a blue window framed doorway; flatlay of wedding invitation and other details like perfume, rings, a watch, and bulldog cuff pins; the ride and groom sharking a kiss while holding each other close by film photographer AGS Photo Art
couple walking through the grounds at Tehama golf club; they share a kiss under a green leafy tree while holding the leash of their black French bulldog

I love photographing details like the ones I mentioned above. From Bill’s leather shoes by Paul Smith to the wedding vows he and Morgan wrote into love letters for each other, it really is the little things that make the big day that much more special. Of course, Morgan’s BHLDN shoes were also darling! I was especially enamored by the custom-designed wedding ring the two of them picked out, plus all of Morgan’s jewelry by Roberto Coin really emulate timeless craftsmanship.

newly married couple with excited faces on Black Tie Wedding day At Tehama with flower petals flying overhead; they're holding each other's hands and there's a focus on their wedding rings
black and white couple portraits with the sun shining behind them

The Wedding Day’s Events

mother's portrait with her daughter and son in law; Black Tie Wedding guests At Tehama enjoying each other's company at a long dining table with a tower of champagne flutes

It was a smooth, warm, and clear day at Morgan and Bill’s wedding- mountains as far as the eye could see! With Pocketful of Plan’s impeccable coordination, everything ran perfectly. After the First Look, Morgan and Bill took a stroll through the tree grove and golf course- two of my favorite spots at Tehama! Then, they had their ceremony which was so heartfelt and intimate, followed by a private dinner with a champagne tower and their first dance. Their first dance was truly so special because it was just between the two of them. It was truly an honor to have a place in their special day.

Black Tie Wedding guests At Tehama sharing champagne and helping the bride into her dress by film photographer AGS Photo Art
Black Tie Wedding family portrait At Tehama by film photographer AGS Photo Art

To all my local lovers planning their wedding, I’m your gal! Contact me here and if you’ll have me as your local Carmel wedding photographer and capture the beauty of your love story!

black and white photo of couple on the grounds at Tehama in Carmel CA by film photographer AGS Photo Art

The Dream Team Of Vendors

Finally, a huge shoutout to our dream team of vendors who made Morgan and Bill’s beautiful, black-tie intimate wedding at Tehama as wonderful as it was. If you’re planning your wedding, let these lovely people and their amazing businesses help streamline and make it everything you’re wishing for!

couple hand in hand on the day of their Black Tie Wedding At Tehama taking in the sweeping view by film photographer AGS Photo Art

Bridal Dress: Suzanne Neville
Bridal Hair: Katrina Michelle
Wedding Shoes: BHLDN
Jewelry: Roberto Coin
Wedding Ring: custom design

Groom’s Suit: J. Press
Groom’s Shoes: Paul Smith

Ceremony Music: Kelly Productions
Reception Music: Kelly Productions
Flowers: Fiona Floral
Catering: Tehama
Rentals: Chic Event Rentals
Wedding Coordinator: Pocketful Of Plans

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