Vanessa + Adam [Cayucos, CA Wedding]

Long ago when my own wife was just a dream in my heart, you could catch me saying, “I want to marry my best friend.” {Of course, I also then had all my friends starting pointing out that I couldn’t marry my best friend if I wouldn’t date girls that were in my friend zone, but that’s a different whale of a tale}. Vanessa & Adam from the time I met them reminded me a lot of my wife and me for many reasons, but at the heart of their relationship is the solid ground that is friendship. There is a comfort, an ease that unfolds around them. There are laughs, and inside jokes, dance moves, silly faces, tears, joy, & love that take place as you watch them; moments when you’re certain they’ve forgotten anyone else is there and yet simultaneously never exclusive. The family and friends that surrounded them on this day have roots in Vanessa & Adam’s life. No one was simply attending, each heart was there to celebrate & support and you could feel it. I had the unbelievable pleasure of becoming a part of a family from the moment I stepped into their day.

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Vanessa & Adam, thank you for reminding me about the magic of marrying your best friend!

Cayucos Wedding Photos by Christan Parreira

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Carrie Torres Hahn This is just wonderfully beautiful. Your words, the pictures, the newlyweds. Amazing. Great job! 🙂June 28, 2010 – 9:59 pm

Jacob AWEsome.June 28, 2010 – 6:39 pm

Mom Unbelievable! These photos truly capture the moment and love that we all shared! May God Bless you Two Always. Love and Peace MommaJune 30, 2010 – 11:52 am

Scott Lichtenstein Wow! I am speechless! These are the most amazing pics!June 30, 2010 – 12:39 pm

Priscilla Love the pictures, we had a great time.

A beautiful begining for a beautiful life together…June 30, 2010 – 12:53 pm

susan robb Wow, these are amazing. The love definitely comes through in the pictures! I too married my best friend – may you have many ‘secret’laughs with adam. luv ya both!June 30, 2010 – 1:04 pm

Mariana Congratulation, you guys look so cute =)!..We wish you the best always..June 30, 2010 – 1:45 pm

Aunt Sharon I just got teary-eyed all over again. Love, love, love the pics! And great copy – well done.June 30, 2010 – 1:48 pm

KG Breathtakingly beautiful! Love can’t help but radiate through these lovely photos.June 30, 2010 – 2:26 pm

Dad Nicely done great pics! Takes me back to an unforgettable moment that I will always cherish. Love you both!July 1, 2010 – 10:02 am

Corey These pictures are unreal. Kudos to the photographer, and bigger kudos to all the good looking people caught in the photos. Wish we could have been there!July 1, 2010 – 12:25 pm

Erica Coon Not a bad looking one in the bunch. Love you guys. xoJuly 1, 2010 – 12:28 pm

Parisa gomez Simply amazing…just like the two of you!!July 1, 2010 – 12:35 pm

April Novotny These pictures are beautiful!!! They truly capture the mood of the day…and an amazing day it was. Congrats A + V!!!! xoxoJuly 1, 2010 – 12:35 pm

jim Great photos. What a beautiful bride! Congratulations and good luck in the future!July 1, 2010 – 1:05 pm

Rhea Such amazing pics! They are as perfect as you both are!! xoxoJuly 1, 2010 – 1:09 pm

Jon Dabach Absolutely gorgeous.July 1, 2010 – 1:30 pm

CLARK Wow… the photos are amazing. Love all of the shots and your wife if as beautiful as the photos. You make a handsome couple! Congrats and cheers to a wonderful future filled with peace, love and happiness!July 1, 2010 – 2:15 pm

Lindsey Jameson Beautiful photos! It is great to put a face to the name, Adam. Your wife is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing the photos.July 1, 2010 – 2:33 pm

Ricardo wow! amazing shots! you guys look great!July 1, 2010 – 2:33 pm

Bob Peyton A & V – Your wedding was beautiful. It totally renewed Sara’s and my love for one another. It was sweet, inspiring and loads of fun. …and these awesome photos will remind you of that forever. Thank you! – BobblesJuly 1, 2010 – 2:47 pm

bryan king adam –

Your one sharp looking dude in a tux.. Love the pics and see ya soon.. Venessa, your dress is super hot, the wedding looked amazing and hope your love grows and you never forget that day.

bryanJuly 1, 2010 – 5:42 pm

Arlene Your photographs captured their love, they are absolutely beautiful! Can’t wait to see the rest… With love, MomJuly 1, 2010 – 9:11 pm

Mark Gomez Fantastically delicious photos. Makes me want to go back to this magical dreamland on the coast. I even look good in them!

Can’t wait to see which one you print me out 😉July 2, 2010 – 8:55 am

Mark Gomez Christan. Great photos. And your post really reminded me as well of the importance of friendship in the foundation of a marriage. Keep up the good work. I would definitely recommend you to shoot any events. Peace, markJuly 2, 2010 – 9:03 am

PaPa Joe Beautiful….Just beautiful. Nothing more to say!
(Great job Christan)July 2, 2010 – 9:27 am

Sylvia Such a beautiful wedding…you two looked happy and amazing…best wishes always.July 2, 2010 – 10:39 am

Jason Graf Lovely photos from a lovely day….July 3, 2010 – 8:09 pm

Sue Incredible! The BEST! You two are so blessed to have found each other. xoxoxoxJuly 4, 2010 – 8:11 am

Liz Riddle I loved sharing in your magical day. Thank you so much for letting us be a part of it!!!July 4, 2010 – 12:54 pm

Rima Wow your shots are wonderful!July 6, 2010 – 1:34 pm

Christie Mischel Amazing photos of a beautiful couple. Looks like it was the perfect day!July 13, 2010 – 9:02 am

Josh Morris Love the colors, Christan!!! Epicness!July 18, 2010 – 9:58 pm

Jason Blauser All Great pics. Thanks A + V for a great weekend & wonderful wedding.July 21, 2010 – 10:57 pm

gabe aceves Christan, this is flat out gorgeous. I love the light airy processing. Well done.July 22, 2010 – 4:51 pm

Amber Hughes What cute details to this wedding… love it! I think my fave shot is the one with the bride’s veil blowing towards us while she laughs… such a wonderful moment!July 22, 2010 – 6:39 pm

Maria Love! Love! Love! Such a beautiful wedding and such gorgeous photos.July 25, 2010 – 9:49 pm

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