There’s no time like the present to dream of the rocky coast, and thanks to this bridal inspiration from Michael Radford Photography and Tinge, that’s exactly how we’ll be spending our day. Michael captured both bridal and boudoir looks designed by Emily Riggs Bridal, and if you’re anything like us you’ll be absolutely floored by how beautiful the pieces are!

romantic bridal inspiration on the California Coast - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

From the floral designer, Ashley of Tinge: Being from Salt Lake City, Utah, I am used to the gorgeous mountains and meadows which are so inspiring. I feel fortunate to live in such a beautiful place! But since California brings such a change in scenery we decided shooting at this gorgeous spot in Laguna was the perfect setting. The mossy rocks and cliffs are rugged, which contrasts so beautifully with the soft, beautiful draping of Emily’s gorgeous Ophelia gown.

purple wedding gown - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

pastel bridal bouquet - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

blonde bridal hair - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

peach ranunculus - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

beach bridal shoot - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

Ruffled - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

purple lace wedding gown - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

I took inspiration of what lives beneath the sea for the florals. I incorporated different colors but kept them all fairly muted, with the exception of a few peach and sea foam tones. I loved the way the soft colors complemented Emily’s gorgeous gown.

beach bridal shoot - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

bridal boudoir shoot - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

Ruffled - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

beach boudoir shoot - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

bridal boudoir - photo by Michael Radford Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-bridal-inspiration-on-the-california-coast

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Michael Radford Photography

Florist

Tinge

Wedding Dress

Emily Riggs Bridal

Hair, Makeup and Styling

Amy Clarke

1 comments
  • Sweetlife Photography

    Mike! I LOVE this shoot! So beautiful and so inspirational. Great choices in styling and lighting.