Gabriel Gastelum


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A trip abroad. A jump from the pier. A love that started with an adventure.  Becky and Bennett got married in one of the most beautiful places I have been to in California. Surrounded by the most incredible love and support form their parents and friends and loved ones, it was truly a memorable wedding.  […]

This year.. These weddings. Sometimes I can’t believe my luck.  I really have no words to describe Aimee and Mike’s wedding. So many photographers just start with beautiful words on how magical a certain wedding is. But there are no words to describe the magic I felt at this one.  My favorite people. In my […]

You have a day off.  So does your good friend, and talented DJ, James.  “Come over and check out my new place” he says.  “Can I bring my makeup and flowers” I say.  Boom.  A fun late morning ensues. Also, when you blast Gloria by Laura Branigan, anything becomes fun. 

Reach the starsFly a fantasyDream a dreamAnd what you see will be Rhymes that keep their secretsWill unfold behind the cloudsAnd there upon a rainbowIs the answer to a Never Ending Story Watch a video of the process of this Self Portrait Below!! Inspired by one of my favorite movies of all time

Approximately .3 seconds after I opened my dorm door for the first time, Omid pops his head in and introduces himself to me. You know how in Frozen, Olaf keeps going around saying “Hi, I’m Olaf and I like warm hugs!”.  That is Omid. Making friends instantly.  I have a shot glass Omid gave me […]

Don’t you love farce?My fault, I fear.I thought that you’d want what I wantSorry, my dear!And where are the clownsSend in the clowns …. Don’t bother they’re here. 

“you should shoot my friend Paisley while you are in Syndey”  “OMG SHE IS STUNNING YES”  That is how the conversation went.  While I was in Sydney, I met up with Paisley for a quick lunch break photoshoot near the famous opera house. The light was perfect. The weather was stunning, and Paisley showed up […]

Brittany and Michael to this day have one of my [favorite engagement shoots of all time] that I have ever been a part of. I said it before and I will say it again, They are such an incredible pair. You can just FEEL their synergy. Their love. It is truly amazing.  On a gorgeously […]

While I was in Australia I had the great pleasure to take some portraits of Ari. A respected performer in aerial acrobat, circus, arts and is also an incredible yoga teacher. He performs and travels throughout the world. Check out his [website]. It was a beautiful day in Melbourne, and while we only had a […]

I will slap anyone that tells me the Pacific Northwest isn’t beautiful.  I go to Seattle a lot.  A LOT.  It’s my happy place.  Went on a little fun trek to Snoqualmie falls with my friend Andrew last time I was up there. He is a talented photographer himself.  We loves photos adventures.  Andrew’s awesome […]