Steven + Olivia

The Regency Garden Arizona Wedding - Elora Danen Photography

Whimsical Regency Garden Wedding

Date: March 18, 2023
Venue: The Regency Garden

A Whimsical Affair:

Imagine having an intimate wedding ceremony and walking down an aisle in a gorgeous tree lined garden. Experience classic elegance in the crisp spring breeze amid colorful floral and trickling fountains. Steven and Olivia did just that as they exchanged vows with the one person that makes the entire world stop spinning. The garden was truly a magical hidden gem in the heart of Mesa, Arizona.

A Love Blossoming:

Steven and Olivia were both excited and anxious for their wedding. But as soon as we started photos during their first look, nerves settled, & they relaxed and let their love shine through. The love that these two have for one another was indescribable. Steven and Olivia’s love story is one that speaks of destiny and serendipity. From chance encounters to shared laughter, their journey together had led them to this beautiful moment. Surrounded by close family and friends, they embarked on a new chapter of their lives with hearts full of excitement and joy.

The Enchanting Venue:

The Regency Garden, a hidden gem nestled in Arizona’s scenic beauty, was the canvas upon which Steven and Olivia painted their dreams. Its lush gardens, intricately designed pathways, and enchanting gazebos transported everyone into a world of elegance and wonder. The regal charm of the venue perfectly complemented the couple’s vision for an intimate and romantic celebration. Besides the breathtaking scenery, it was clear to see the love and connection that Steven and Olivia share. It was an honor to capture special moments for them as they begin the next chapter of their lives together.

A Celebration of Intimacy:

With a gorgeous bouquet and a stunning dress, we captured some intimate shots of the bride and groom following the wedding ceremony outside of the venue. The entrance to the venue displays an elegant sliding gate. There we had the perfect opportunity to capture the newly married couple following their vows.

Dancing into the Stars:

Later at the end of the wedding reception, we captured photos of them dancing away their love into the night. The couple laughed and joined in the fun of the photo booth. Between holding hands & snuggling close, we captured some fun and playful shots of the bride and groom. Surrounded by the stunning venue alongside their closest family and friends, are memories for a lifetime.

I had the amazing opportunity to associate shoot for this gorgeous wedding and meet a wonderful couple. This was a wedding of dreams and the venue was absolutely romantic.


If you’re planning an intimate wedding and need the perfect location, certainly consider the Regency Garden in Mesa at sunset. The natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere provide the perfect backdrop for capturing the love and connection between you and your partner. And as a photographer, there’s nothing more rewarding than being able to freeze these special moments in time for you to cherish for a lifetime.

Have questions about what goes into planning your dream wedding? Whether it’s about where to start, how to pick a location, building a timeline, or just the nitty-gritty details – let’s chat!



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Alex & brendan

"Elora was the ideal pick for us when it came to choosing our photographer for our engagement photos and wedding. She was incredibly fun to work with and put in a lot of effort to make us feel at ease. She provided us with a diverse range of photos capturing everything that was happening. Her presence was delightful, and she helped me stay relaxed throughout the night."

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