Smoky Hollow Wedding El Segundo
When I first met Rhea and Jairo I can’t even begin to tell you how infectious their energy was. What I found even more unique was it was not their individual spirits that were not only magnetic but the way these two love peacocks were together (cawww-ahhh!). They were this super awesome couple who truly enjoyed each other, and did this while planning a wedding in El Segundo at Smoky Hollow Studios. Now I meet a lot of rad couples and was part of the wedding planning process with my wife and I can say if you have not thought about murdering your fiancee at some point through planning a wedding you are a special kind of human. Rhea and Jairo are that special kind of people, and I simply can not say enough amazing things about them. They truly are wonderful souls who like to have a good time and soon you sill see that because below are some of the photos from their kick ass wedding at Smoky Hollow Studios. Cheers!
Smoky Hollow Studios Wedding Photographer
Rarely, do I make it to Los Angeles to shoot weddings because I mostly shoot on the hottest place on planet fucking Earth: Palm Springs. But I can see definitely get down with shooting more in Los Angeles because 1) the weather is waaaaay cooler, and 2) the city offers a lot of really unique spots for photography. In fact, some of my favorite photos from Rhea and Jairo’s Smoky Hollow Studios wedding were captured outside of the wedding venue.
Smoky Hollow El Segundo Wedding Info
Engaged couples looking for an intimate Los Angeles Wedding Venue should totally make the drive to El Segundo and check out Smoky Hollow Studios. Personally, I found the on-site staff to be super helpful, as they really went out of their way to make Jario and Rhea feel like the rockstars they were on their wedding day. Below is some more information regarding the amenities and items Smoky Hollow Studios provide those getting married at the El Segundo wedding venue.
- 5400 square feet of space to party your ass off
- Air Conditioning property for hot summer weddings (all weddings actually)
- 4 unisex restrooms with a communal sink
- Chalkboard walls throughout for customization of your wedding details
- Reclaimed 10ft wooden tables & matte steel tolix chairs
- 18ft community table with benches since you chose not to elope and are going broke with this wedding
- WiFi & Surround Sound Speakers
- 25 onsite parking spaces and ample, meter-free street parking
- Cold kitchen
- Market lighting (no additional lighting needed)
- In-house bar setup
- Rolling steel frames, often used for a ceremony backdrop
- Ever-evolving vintage props
Smoky Hollow Studio Bridal Suite
One of my personal favorite things about the wedding venue in El Segundo was the bridal suite. The natural light coming into the Smoky Hollow Studios bridal suite was the tits. I mean that in the most positive way possible. I was going to be gender-neutral and say the Smoky Hollow Studios bridal suite was the balls but I think people might be confused. Let me start over, what I am trying to say is the light is flattering, the room is cool, and the bridal suite is a great spot for getting ready photos. I knew we would get through that awkward patch eventually! And honestly, I try to refrain from using the words “tits” and “balls” as much as possible when writing about a wedding day. Here is a little more info on the Smoky Hollow Studios Bridal Suite:
- 1800 sq ft
- Air Conditioning
- Full kitchen & restroom
- The Bridal Suite is included in the rental fee & is available for use until 30 minutes after the conclusion of the ceremony.
- Site rep, onsite for the duration of setup, event & strike
- A next-day commercial cleaning company
Smoky Hollow Studios Wedding Cost 2020
Every bride and groom has a budget, and I totally respect that as both a Palm Springs wedding photographer and a person who self-funded his own wedding. So if you stumbled across this Smoky Hollow Studios wedding post, are now thinking, “damn that place looks like a rad spot for my wedding, I wonder how much it costs?”, well then I have good news for you! Here is some information I was able to get from the wedding coordinator regarding Smoky Hollow Studios wedding cost for 2020. You are freaking welcome!
STANDARD RATES | 10-HOUR RENTAL PERIOD
Smoky Hollow Studio pricing includes:
- 10-hour access to the Los Angeles wedding venue
- Tables & chairs
- Site Rep & Security
- Parking & lighting
- Bridal Suite access
- Next-day commercial cleaning
The wedding venue in El Segundo does charge any additional taxes or fees. 2020 Rates: Saturday Up to 150 guests $10,340 Up to 200 guests $11,750 For events exceeding 200 people, additional guests in increments of 50 people are $750; up to 300 max
Friday & Sunday Up to 150 guests $7,995 Up to 200 guests $9,545 For events exceeding 200 people, additional guests in increments of 50 people are $650; up to 300 max
Monday – Thursday Up to 150 guests $5,750 Up to 200 guests $7,510 For events exceeding 200 people, additional guests in increments of 50 people are $550; up to 300 max
Congrats Rhea and Jairo for putting on one kick ass wedding! I sincerely wish you the absolute best in life from good health to many Liverpool FC wins. Although I would probably say rooting for Liverpool FC is overall not a long term healthy lifestyle choice. You might be better off taking up smoking or free solo climbing Jairo!
DTLA Wedding Photography Coverage: This Smoky Hollow Studios wedding was shot with one shooter (myself) with 8 hours of coverage.
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