Peacock Garden Wedding

Garden Weddings

What could possibly make an already gorgeous garden even more stunning? How about peacocks strolling the grounds? We squealed with delight when we saw them in this wedding sent to us by the ever-talented Gabe Aceves. This college sweetheart couple — a pair of stellar photographers themselves — had the perfect vintage-inspired wedding, surrounded by their closest friends and family (and the occasional peacock, of course!).

gabe aceves newlywed portraits

From the bride: We had our wedding at Mayfield because it’s a very sentimental spot for us as we used to go hike around there together in college. We mainly just wanted a really easy, laid back wedding since we go to so many weddings ourselves! It was important for us to have a female, non-religious officiant so Joanna was perfect.


scenic tree at reception

bright open peacocknewlyweds walking through garden

bride getting ready wedding

stone garden doorwaybride and pink bridesmaid

pink diamond engagement ring

bride with pink bouquetwhite cake with berries

outdoor garden ceremony

pink bridesmaids dresses

pink bridesmaids bouquets

vintage antique chestbook flower centerpieces

bride and groom recessional

pink vintage furniturepink bridesmaids bouquets

gabe aceves pink bridesmaids dresses

white lace wedding gownwedding reception musicians

bride and groom

pink floral centerpiecesvintage teacup decor

gabe aceves newlywed portraits


View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Be sure to watch the video by Justin Lowes Productions!

Wedding Vendors (Austin, TX):

Wedding Venue: Mayfield Park / Wedding Photographer: Gabe Aceves / Wedding Dress: Casablanca / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Macy’s, Dillards, Forever 21 / Groom and Groomsmen’s Attire: Al’s Formal Wear / Wedding Flowers: Freytag’s Florist / Wedding Caterer and Cake: Whole Foods / Wedding Music: Divisi Strings / Videographer: Justin Lowes Productions

16 comments
  1. sarah der

    Gabe is so, so good, isn’t he. Beautiful wedding.

  2. Caryn

    Gabe is so fantastic. He captured everything perfectly – and did it all in FILM! That takes skillz, y’all!

  3. ChaffinCadePhotos.com

    Beautiful!!! Love the wedding and that ring was gorgeous!!!

  4. Aubrey

    Woop! Caryn is amazeballs, as well as super gorgeous. She did my engagement photos that i LOVE and I’m so glad she found someone awesome to photograph her own wedding!

  5. Stephanie Callaghan Smith

    Totally love this post!

  6. Bridal Profile

    Nice wedding and beautiful couple. Congratulations.

  7. Nicole

    Gorgeous! Their wedding was so their style! So excited for Caryn and Bryan to shoot ours this summer!

  8. gabe aceves

    Thanks so much Amanda for featuring Caryn and Bryan’s wedding and to everyone for the kind words. It was an amazing day, I can’t wait to go back to Austin again :)

  9. Justin W. Lowe

    I’m right with Gabe! Thank you for your work, it’s definitely an inspiration. Lovely day with lovely people! I think the video will help describing exactly why its called “Peacock Garden” :).

  10. nyfika

    ?eautiful couple! ?ice wedding dress!

  11. Patsy wood

    The wedding was a wonderful event and Gabe and Justin did terrific work in capturing the mood and love that was surrounding Caryn and Bryan. I love seeing our beautiful Caryn in front of the camera for a change.

  12. chicago wedding photography

    So woodsy! This is inspirational.

  13. Nadine Photography

    Caryn is so gorgeous. love her!

  14. Brittany

    Wow! What a gorgeous wedding! I am loving her pink wedding ring!

  15. Vikki

    I love her dress, so elegant!

  16. The Wedding Theater

    classic beauty is the best! I love this set and these bg. Thanks for sharing and really enjoyed the film as well. hope to work along side you soon. -Jonathan

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