Showing posts from September, 2019

The Value of a Professional Wedding Photographer

When you are getting quotes from professional wedding photographers, remember that you are paying for more than someone showing up and taking photos of your day!

You are paying for professionalism, experience, equipment, knowledge, creativity, problem solving, education, task management, flexibility, and a can-do attitude on a long and physically demanding day.You are paying for the nitty gritty things like taxes, web hosting, business insurance, advertising, professional equipment, equipment upkeep, health insurance, and car insurance.You are paying for a person who takes time for consultations, planning and scouting - someone who works full weekdays editing, planning and emailing, and full weekends photographing events without any paid sick or vacation days.And of course you are paying for beautiful photos!In our case, you are paying for all of the above AND two shooters, 8+ years of experience, emotional support, helpful advice, timeline creation, expert boutonnière pinning, dress f…

Cherie & Max :::: Engagement Session in the LA Arts District

Ok, how adorable are Cherie and Max?!? These two adorable humans wanted to have a candid and relaxed engagement session in a fun, colorful environment. They work in video game production so naturally they wanted to show off some amazing art in their photos. We explored all the cool murals in the DTLA Arts District and had a blast celebrating them! Can't wait for their wedding next year at Ruby Street!

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Jennifer & Dan :: 8/25/2019 :: Wedding in San Juan Capistrano

Jenn and Dan are dear friends of ours and we had the immense pleasure to document their wedding day! Lighting designers by trade, these two put so much thought into the design and aesthetic of their day modeling their theme after the dutch old masters paintings with rich colors, elegant textures, opulent florals and a romantic setting-- Franciscan Gardens in San Juan Capistrano. On the wedding day, everyone got ready in the large bride and groom suites on the property. After some detail shots, everyone got dressed, and we headed off to the Los Rios District for the first look. These two were so sweet and tender once the saw each other in their wedding best, they both teared up and got so excited to see one another! The day was finally here! Next, we had a blast spending some time exploring the Mission San Juan Capistrano with their awesome bridal party and the bride and groom. After portraits were complete we headed back to the venue for some detail photos and got ready for the ceremo…