Sierra Mountain Wedding Photography at Forest House Lodge in Foresthill, CA | Maddie & Daniel

I can’t believe I haven’t shared this wedding yet because it’s absolutely gorgeous!

Maddie & Daniel were wed at Forest House Lodge, a beautiful rustic venue situated between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe.  If you’re looking for a venue that will simplify your wedding by offering everything in one place, I can’t recommend it enough.

Maddie & Daniel describe themselves as extremely camera shy, which was a perfect fit for my photojournalistic style.   Because I focus on candid wedding photography, they could forget I was even there, and just enjoy themselves, which of course meant they looked great without even thinking about it.

I hope you enjoy these images from their beautiful wedding!

Wedding gown hanging on a mirror.Bridesmaids getting ready at Forest House Lodge.Mom's reflection in a mirror.Bridesmaids getting ready at Forest House Lodge.Bride puts on cowboy boots at Forest House Lodge.Bride looks at her reflection in the mirror.Little girl in a hat at a wedding.Groomsman waits alone before his best friend's wedding.Groomsmen relax before the wedding at Forest House Lodge.Ring bearer during formal photographs at a wedding.Forest House Lodge outdoor ceremony venue.Groom waits for ceremony to begin at Forest House Lodge.Groom hugs mother at wedding.Groom and priest laugh together before wedding starts.Wedding party waits for bride as ceremony begins.Ring bearer looks at pillow.

Ring bearer and flower girl during the processional.

Bride and father walk down the aisle at Forest House Lodge's outdoor ceremony venue.Bride hugs father as wedding begins.Groom looks pensively at ground during wedding. (I just wanted an excuse to say Groom takes ring from best man during wedding.Ring bearer makes a funny face during the ceremony.Bride places ring on groom's finger.Bride and groom kiss.Bride and groom embrace.Bride and groom leave ceremony.Ring bearer hugs pillow in boredom.Bride and parents laugh.Bridesmaids enjoy the forest.Formal portrait of bride and bridesmaids in the forest.Groom kisses bride while waiting for formal photos.Groom kisses bride in the forest.Bride and groom show off their shoes.Bride and groom walk together in the forest.Bride and groom laugh together in the forest.

Wedding cake and wedding ring with clothes pins.

Bridesmaids laugh after catching the bouquet.

If you love this wedding, you’ll love this stunning Sierra Mountain wedding photography.

Venue: Forest House Lodge. The lodge can accommodate both indoor and outdoor ceremonies.  If the weather cooperates, and you marry outdoors, expansive views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range can serve as your wedding backdrop.

  • Todd said:

    What a beautiful day! Congratulations!

  • Stunning photography! And what a beautiful location!

  • Teresa K said:

    What a wonderful wedding Gavin...my favorite is the shot of the groom waiting in the hall...what a lovely set this is!!

  • porter said:

    that ceremony locations is CRAZY gorgeous, and i lOVe your portraits of them in the woods, so beautiful

  • Sarah said:

    Great job, I really love the one of her laughing in what looks like the family grouping, so great!

  • Sara said:

    What a dream of a location! I am loving all the tall trees. Beautiful images!

  • Wow you got some really amazing photos during the ceremony, what a breathtaking setting!

  • Mathias said:

    What a gorgeous place to have your wedding, really beautiful. Great work capturing all the emotions and colours of the event.

  • Jouni said:

    Love those portraits in the forest and that location doesn't seem to be too bad either :)

  • Very beautiful black and white photos. Good is an understatement.

  • Incredibly gorgeous work! I adore that first shot of the bride and groom alone in the forest- beautiful!!