There are few things in the world that we collectively get excited for. Fall is one of them. There’s something about the turn from warm summer breezes to chilled evenings that make me so excited. Naturally, fall wedding inspiration is obviously a go-to.

Besides the wonder of autumn, I also love an autumn wedding. I especially love an al fesco celebration, and at this gorgeous day at 4U Ranch in Peoa, Utah was the perfect blend. On the edge of the seasons and nestled in the shade of the mountains behind the ranch, the dinner table was perfect. Tucked by the creek, the simplicity of this space was exactly the thing to create an space where dinner could be enjoyed, but also experienced.

Rich, amber suede combined with pastel tones of pink made for an ideal palette and found itself in the tablecloth and centerpieces. The dahlias and garden roses brought their own shades of pinks and, as any modern table should have, the fruit completed the garden party aesthetic.

As the sun dropped behind the mountains, we lingered in the fields, soaking in the fleeting rays and capturing the turn of the color with Muhammad and Tristan. Take a look.

Absolutely stunning, right? The color play here is such a fresh take on fall. Gone are the gold, navy, and burgundy combos. It’s time for something new and this inspiration shoot provided just that.

So if you’re looking for a photographer to capture your al fresco wedding, reach us here. Outdoor events are our specialty and our photography and videography crew is the perfect balance for your intimate and intentional celebration.

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Creative Team:

Photography: Kay Cushman
Planning, Design & Florals: Rachael Ellen Events
Paper goods: Ink & Press Co.
Venue: 4U Ranch
Backdrop: JRD Backdrop
Gown: Eisenstein Bridal
Beauty: KC Witkamp
Jewelry: J Brooks Jewelers
Cake: Annie’s Cakes
Host: Ashley Rae

Wanting more autumn wedding inspiration? Check out this post for an al fresco micro-wedding in the aspens of the Rocky Mountains.

An Al Fresco Fall Wedding

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