Nestled in the lush greenery of Bali's Umalas region, the BLUE KARMADIJIWA VILLA is a true oasis of serenity and tranquility. As soon as you step through the gates, you are transported to another world, a world of natural beauty, rich culture and understated elegance. Indonesian wedding photographer DITTO DIANTO felt an immediate connection when he first visited. The stunning surroundings, combined with the elegant details of the villa's design, made for the perfect backdrop for this intimate elopement ceremony. Ditto tells us, "When we met the couple and the team of vendors who were working together to create this special day, we knew that it was going to be a truly memorable day."

The team from DIVINE PROJECT BALI were masters of planning and design, with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to creating a truly unforgettable event. Whether a grand celebration or an intimate elopement, they have a way of bringing a client's vision to life in the most breathtaking way possible. Every detail was meticulously planned and executed. They created a space that was not just beautiful, but also imbued with a sense of intimacy and romance, perfect for this special elopement.

The bride was radiant in her stunning gown from ATELIER DES MODISTES. The delicate lace and intricate embroidery were a perfect match for the romantic and intimate setting. The gown's flowing lines and ethereal fabric appeared to float effortlessly in the gentle breeze, adding to the sense of magic that surrounded the venue. Suzanne at ATELIER DES MODISTES is renown for her attention to detail and dedication to creating gowns that are not just beautiful, but also reflect the personality and style of the bride. The gown was a perfect match for the bride's effortless beauty and grace, and added an extra touch of elegance to an already stunning event. 

The bride's bouquet and the floral arch were created by the talented team at SANDAT FLORAL. The soft colors and delicate textures of the flowers were the perfect complement to the natural beauty of the BLUE KARMADIJIWA VILLA. The bouquet featured a mix of white and blush roses, interspersed with orchids and sweet peas that added a touch of whimsy and movement to the arrangement.

The floral arch was a true work of art. The team at SANDAT FLORAL created a breathtaking structure that seemed to grow effortlessly from the surrounding greenery. The arch featured a mix of roses, hydrangeas, carnations, amaranths and ruscus, creating a romantic and ethereal atmosphere that perfectly matched the mood of the event. As the couple exchanged their vows beneath the arch, it felt as if they were surrounded by a natural wonderland, with the fragrance of the flowers and the gentle rustling of the leaves adding to the sense of magic that pervaded the day.

Ditto continues, "As the day drew to a close, the couple made their way to the Pura (temple) near Mengening Beach, where we had planned a stunning sunset shoot. The Pura's ancient stone walls and dramatic coastal backdrop provided the perfect setting for some truly unforgettable photos. As the sun began to set, the bride and groom posed for photos against the stunning backdrop of the ocean and the Pura's ancient walls. The warm light of the setting sun bathed them in a soft glow, creating an ethereal and romantic atmosphere that perfectly captured the mood of the day."

A big thank you to Indonesian wedding photographer DITTO DIANTO for sharing this stunning shoot with us! Based in both Northern California and Bali, Indonesia, Ditto worked as a chef in different parts of the world before he found his passion for photography and now calls the San Francisco Bay Area home. He shares with us, "I am a hybrid photographer (digital & film). My photography is often described as romantic, bright, vibrant and natural that lends itself from my love of film look. My approach is a mix of photojournalism and fine art. When I'm not behind the camera or editing the latest wedding, you can find me spending time with my wife and our two tabbies, cooking, gardening or watching our local team on tv." You can see more in his portfolio here, and be sure to check out this Romantic Picnic Engagement under a canopy of almond blossoms.