About Lori Anderson

Lori Anderson and her husband Keith Mason are Orange County wedding photographers.

A pinwheel wedding at Newland Barn


Once in a while Darleene lets us take over her blog with a guest post, and today is one of those days! So thanks, Darleene, for allowing us to share a beautifully handcrafted wedding we recently photographed (my husband Keith and I are Orange County wedding photographers—Lori Anderson Photographers).

Cate and Ian are a cute couple who met while in college in Florida. They are also both quite tall, which Keith, himself six-foot-four, enjoyed, but that’s not what made this wedding so special. For this budget-beautiful wedding in Huntington Beach, bride Cate did most of the planning—and therefore the decorating (or at least the imagineering)— herself, with the help of her family and fiancé.

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April + Matt: A DIY Wedding in Huntington Beach, CA

Thanks to Darleene for inviting us to fill in with a guest blog. As photographers in Orange County we are blessed to work with some really resourceful people like Darleene who make our job much more fun. Today we’d like to share some details about an autumn wedding that featured inspiring home-made designs –everything from the guest invitations to the final banner which the couple ran through football-style as they headed off to their new life together.

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