Outstanding in the Field // Chef John McCarthy at Beekman 1802

 
 Outstanding in the Field at Beekman 1802 in Sharon Springs, New York with chef John McCarthy.

While I spent most of my time photographing weddings in California, I also work in the food space with chefs, producers and purveyors. One of my favorite events to photograph is Outstanding in the Field - a longtime roving dinner party hosted by Jim Denevan and his traveling team.  

I spent a summer afternoon with Outstanding in the Field, Chef John McCarthy, and the Beekman Boys themselves on the farm of Beekman 1802 in Sharon Springs, New York. Jim mowed a line in the rolling hills of the Beekman farm and set a table for 150. Chef prepared a beautiful dinner featuring Beekman goat cheese and other local goods.

 

Morgan & Andrew // A Bloomfield Farms Wedding in Petaluma

 

Morgan & Andrew were married at Bloomfield Farms in Petaluma, California, surrounded by friends and family and the rolling hills of Sonoma County. 

They covered their wedding in gorgeous bouquets, bouts and arrangements by Natasha Kolenko, and otherwise let the beautiful venue (and incredible food served) speak for itself. It was one of the first weddings I ever shot where the food was seriously meaningful to the couple - from fresh oyster service during the cocktail hour to a thoughtfully sourced dinner menu featuring local, Sonoma County meat and produce. 

Morgan & Andrew forwent a late night dance party and instead guests crowded around a bonfire to roast s'mores and cuddle in close.