Park Hill Estate Wedding — West Hollywood, CA | Rob + Josh
Rob and Josh found me through mutual friends online last spring, and after several back and forth texts and emails we quickly realized how much fun we'd have together capturing their big day! They'd gotten engaged the summer before the pandemic on the third anniversary of their first date (tacos and people watching—an incredible time anywhere in Los Angeles), and with the ups and downs of 2020, they had postponed their nuptials until October 2021. Every wedding is special, but Rob and Josh's story was even more poignant for me because of Rob's very public health battles with a rare liver disease and transplant, bypass, and gastric cancer—all before the age of 30. Supporting a loved one through any one struggle is inspiring, but seeing the love and selflessness Josh has for his partner (especially in a world that constantly tears down LGBTQ+ relationships) was one of the most beautiful things I've ever witnessed.
It's not uncommon for me to get emotional on wedding days—the couple is stunning, a parent is weeping, the sunset is just perfect—but I was fighting through so many tears during Rob + Josh's vows that afternoon for a multitude of reasons. The love they have for one another is so deep, and has been tested so many times already in 4 short years, that capturing their forever "I do" was the privilege of a lifetime.