Jake and Adriana met through mutual friends in high school and reconnected years later, which is where their love story begins. Fast forward a few years and Jake is graduating from the Los Angeles Police Department Academy and planned to propose to Adriana the same day - so much to celebrate! With two reschedules the pandemic weighed on their wedding plans, but they never gave up and were finally able to plan the wedding of their dreams at Reptacular Ranch in Los Angeles, CA.

Adriana walked down the isle to Jason Aldean's cover of Heaven (Bryan Adams original). “I chose to surprise Jake in picking to walk down to this song because Jason Aldean has a deeper meaning to us as we were together listening to him when the Route 91 Mass Shooting happened and Jake saved my life.” Music played a special part in their day, with Jake and Adriana dancing to Better Together by Luke Combs followed by a sweet father daughter dance to Lady by Brett Young.

When asked what advice they would offer to other couples planning their wedding Jake and Adriana agreed that “you should try not to stress over the little details, we know it may not seem possible but trust us it's not worth the stress! Enjoy your beautiful day, it is going to be amazing just the way it is!”. 

“Dakotah and Courtney are easy going, well organized, and professional. We will forever recommend With the Rains to anyone looking for a talented and amazing photography team who goes over and beyond! They both took all our worries away about any little detail and helped bring our vision board to life!"

Photographer: With the Rains

Videographer: On The Brink Entertainment

Venue: Reptacular Ranch Los Angeles

Planner: Briana Kochen

Hair Stylist: Sara Jeanette

Makeup Artist: Tara LaChelle

Florist: Misty Fitzgerald 

Dinner: Red's BBQ

Dessert: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Bartender: Smoking Gun Bartending

DJ: Sasha Kochen

Dress Shop: Pebbles Bridal Woodland Hills