A Farm Wedding at the Circle Oak Ranch in Fallbrook, CA: Casper + Ulises

The couple told me they were looking for a venue with a rustic ranch theme, and found it in the Circle Oak Ranch. They viewed the photos online, and immediately scheduled a visit. They knew instantly that it was the place they were going to get married. 

Their ceremony took place at the base of the ranch's five hundred year old oak tree—a perfect metaphor for long lasting love. 

After their ceremony, they posed for photos with their photographer, Derek, against the stunning backdrop of the ranch, and followed with a reception under the open sky and café lights.

For more of this couple's story, and to see their engagement photos, you can view their engagement session that we posted in back in January, which also took place at the Circle Oak Ranch.

Words by Amber Marlow. Photos by Derek Chad Photography.

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VENDORS

Photography, cinema, and video | Derek Chad Photography

Event Planner | Project Perfection Events

Caterer | A MIHO EXPERIENCE

Photo Booth Equipment | Union Booth

Reception Venue | Circle Oak Ranch Events, Inc.


 Derek Chad Photography

DEREK CHAD

A fresh, artistic, documentary-style approach to wedding and portrait photography with a fine-art twist! I take a modern and informal approach to photography. I like to capture all the special moments and emotions on your big day in a relaxed and artistic way. Contact me for more information!