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I’m currently booking weddings for 2023 and beyond — Book your North California OR Destination wedding with Marisa Ruth Photography by inquiring via my website and for more luxury wedding concepts, real wedding inspiration and my top wedding vendor, venue and location recommendations for 2023 in Northern California and beyond for your own wedding click […]


October 11, 2022

California Beach Engagement Session at Shark Fin Cove in Davenport, California | Alisha and Matt

Luxury summer wedding under the pine trees in Truckee California. Colorful, fun, and romantic wedding celebration.


September 7, 2022

Summer Forest Wedding at Dancing Pines in Truckee, California | Haley and Harrison

See how Regi and Josh celebrated their wedding in luxury style, with a traditional church ceremony in North California followed by a modern reception at Casa Real, Ruby Hill Winery.


June 13, 2022

Modern Vineyard Reception at Casa Real, Ruby Hill Winery in North California | Regi and Joshua

Sophisticated design, black and white details and a classic car entrance brought a magical serving of old-school hollywood glamor to the backyards of Merced for Mr and Mrs Miller’s unique, self-coordinated celebration.


May 25, 2022

Luxury Summer Backyard Wedding in Northern California | Emma and Mitchell

Adriana and Kevin’s wedding took place in October across two of the most historical, beautiful locations in California: they officially said “I do!” in the intimate chapel setting of Saint Mary of the Angels Church, and followed up their ceremony with a modern outdoor reception at Brutocao Vineyards in Hopland. It was the perfect way to […]


May 6, 2022

Stylish Wedding at Contento Site at Brutocao Vineyards in Hopland, California l Adriana and Kevin

When you think of the unique landscapes of California, what’s the first thing you think of? For me, it HAS to be vineyards (it is Wine Country, afteralll!) – grape trails you could wander down for days on end, rustic converted barnhouses and endless rolling hills that stretch for miles and are all just a […]


April 25, 2022

Elegant Vineyard Wedding in Northern California at Fortino Winery | Lauren + Ray