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Chateau Del Mar Wedding Photographer | Janita & Stephen


Chateau Del Mar Wedding Photographer

Janita & Stephen’s wedding at Chateau Del Mar was just so special. The day was not bright and sunny but you would never know. Stephen & Janita just shined whenever they were near one another. They cherish each other and love one another as much as they love the lord. Religion and their love have bonded them for life.

I was referred to Janita & Stephen by a mutual friend of ours Mrs. Sandra. I have been photographing Sandra and her family for over 6 years now. So when Sandra called to say she needed me to speak with Janita and asked me to photograph their wedding, I was beyond honored. I met the bride and groom at their engagement session last year and was just blown away by how kind and beautiful these two souls were. The moment I caught sight of Janita & Stepehen, Janita waved to me, hello like we were old friends. And that is how they both have treated me since that day. Like good friends!

On the day of their wedding at Chateau Del Mar, we went behind schedule (as most weddings do) and were rushed because of the lack of light outside. On top of that, the weather was a typical cold November day. Cold, Grey, and Dark. Regardless of all of the setbacks, Janita only cared about one thing on her wedding day. To marry her man! Janita & Stephen shared their vows in front of friends, family, and god. They laughed and cried from hearing their best man and maid of honor share precious memories of their time together. The night was beautiful and so was their wedding day. Thank you Janita & Stephen for making us feel so appreciated and loved.




A special thanks to all the vendors who made Janita & Stephen’s wedding day beautiful!


Florist: Fine Flowers & Gifts

Ceremony / Reception Venue: Chateau Del Mar

DJ: Windy City Mix

Bridesmaid Dresses: Amazon

 Groom / Groomsmen Attire: Black Tie 

Wedding Cake: Simply Sweet Creations

Wedding Planner: Jacelyn Colon

Invitations: Zola

Videographer: Envy Video

Photography: Winterlyn Photography


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