As a wedding photographer, I have witnessed both ends of the spectrum when it comes to the topic of bridesmaids. Let me tell you, your bridesmaids can make or break your big day. Whether you’ve been best friends since diapers, or she’s your groom’s cousin you met at a dinner party last year, an open ... Read More about HOW TO HELP YOUR BRIDESMAIDS HELP YOU!
Our friend and fellow photographer is turning 30 next month. She is super light-hearted and super silly, but for this shoot, we amped up the classiness and added a cake smash in the mix. Shot in our studio, (AKA our house) this isn't the first time we've done a cake smash. Last year another good ... Read More about WHO SAYS 30 IS OLD? ADULT CAKE SMASH – TEMECULA CALIFORNIA
A February Lakehouse San Marcos Wedding We arrived on a windy rainy Saturday. I have to tell you that Carly was the calmest bride I have ever met on a wedding day. Let alone a bride that has pouring rain in her forecast on her wedding day. The original plan was to have an outdoor ceremony on ... Read More about CARLY & KEVIN LAKEHOUSE RESORT SAN MARCOS WEDDING
When one of my photographer besties called me and asked if I wanted to take a road trip to Lake Tahoe for a winter wonderland shoot in Lake Tahoe, I was all for it. I needed a break from this neck of the woods for a few days. We had planned out this trip well in advance, so I had plenty of time to ... Read More about OUR FIRST SNOW PHOTOSHOOT AND A ROAD TRIP TO LAKE TAHOE
I want it to rain on my wedding day! Said no bride, EVER. Unfortunately, there are just some things we cannot control. I guess you could say I am a bit spoiled when it comes to weather. I grew up in the desert most of my life, and I have spent the past nine years in sunny Southern California. I take ... Read More about SOCAL RAIN AND HOW TO SURVIVE A RAINY WEDDING DAY
Long Beach California Gondola Getaway Intimate Elopement. When the call came in from Janet asking if I can photograph her elopement super last minute, I was able to accommodate her due to an appointment that fell though. John and I were super excited because we were quickly finding out that this ... Read More about JANET & ANDREW – GONDOLA GETAWAY LONG BEACH WEDDING – ELOPED
When we first book our brides, the number one comment we hear is; I don't know how to pose! I get it, standing in front of the camera with a total stranger nuzzling up to your man typically isn't the most natural thing for most couples! My answer is always the same! "WE GOT YOUR BACK." So for anyone ... Read More about HOW NOT TO FEEL AWKWARD DURING YOUR ENGAGEMENT SESSION