In light of the recent fires around the canyons of Malibu I wanted to share this one as soon as I could to show the beautiful hidden gem in the Malibu Canyon hills.
The Stonewall Ranch did get hit by the fires and is currently undergoing some repairs so it can be up and back to new again. This post is meant to be a celebration of this beautiful venue and what it will be restored back to. [UPDATED 2021- Still no word on a reopening, I have reached out!]
The Ranch is a secret Malibu treasure. This was apparent to me in shooting Lauren + Rolando’s Engagement session back last spring. The grounds are vast and diverse with a certain spellbinding charm. There are stables, repurposed structures + rustic installations, towering trees, roads lined with cactus + a ceremony space that sits on top of the mountain between two trees overlooking the Malibu coast. I mean….
Lauren + Rolando celebrated with all their dear ones and I was so lucky to be there to capture it all. Favorite memories were hanging with the guys for getting ready around the main house gardens, their first look, the beauty of a hilltop ceremony, the bridesmaids picking up the groom for their photo together, bridal party fun as the sunset along the ridge and dancing into the evening under string lights.
The way these two look at each other says it all really.
Stonewall Ranch Wedding, Malibu Canyon, California