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Lani + Justin : wedding

If we never found this love If we never took that road If we hadn’t had the heart We wouldn’t have this home In this world the heart beats slow In my arms let’s share the cold In my eyes you’re all I’ve known Darlin’ let’s go home Love, love will take

Betty + Memo : villa wedding

Oh, can’t you see that you were born to stand by my side And I was born to be with you, you were born to be my bride You’re the other half of what I am, you’re the missing piece And I love you more than ever with a love that doesn’t cease -Bob Dylan – wedding song

Leila + Zach : Darlington House wedding

There is no time where we come from There are no clouds that block the sun There’s here and now and what we feel We have this moment and nothing else is real Only me loving you loving me -Warren John Venue: Darlington House Coordinator: Twine Events Beauty: 10.11 Hair + Make-up Florist

Korakia Pensione

Location: Korakia Pensione florals + tablescape design: Karen Tran Florals invitations: Kristy Rice rentals: Planks and Patina cake: Michele Coulon make-up: Maria Nguyen hair: Elisa Bunnell shoes: Hey Lady dresses: Anne Barge and Claire Pettibone

This Modern Romance : book announcement!

I’m so excited to announce my book, officially launching on November 15th! This Modern Romance : The Artistry Technique, and Business of Engagement Photography is published by Focal Press and available right now for Pre Order on Amazon, Kindle, Barnes and Noble and Nook. This book focuses on

California Wedding Day: cover + story

Dreams! in their vivid coloring of life, As in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife Of semblance with reality, which brings To the delirious eye, more lovely things Of Paradise and Love- and all our own! Than young Hope in his sunniest hour hath known - Edgar Allen Poe California Wedding Day

Bright Star : Erica Elizabeth Designs

I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three days- Three summer days – Three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain. ~John Keats to Fanny Brawne 1819 Hair Pieces + Veils: Erica Elizabeth Designs Gowns: Claire Pettibone Hair &

Amelia + Skeet Ulrich : wedding

At last My love has come along My lonely days are over And life is like a song I found a dream, that I could speak to A dream that I can call my own I found a thrill to press my cheek to A thrill that I have never known Oh yeah yeah You smiled, you smiled Oh and then the spell was cast And

Clarice + Hubert : napa wedding

“everything that i understand, i understand only because i love.” – leo tolstoy Floral Designn: Nancy Liu Chin Design Bridesmaid Dresses: Vera Wang Shoes: Valentino, Jimmy Choo Venue: Viansa Winery Catering: Sage Calligraphy Neither Snow Make-up: Aimee Lam DJ: Mixter Li Escort

Ashley + Tyman : wedding

“I love you without knowing how or when or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall

Published: Destination I Do

Congratulations to Ashley + Tyman! Their wedding was featured in the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Destination I Do magazine! Can’t wait to share more images from this gorgeous wedding!

Pacific Weddings : Korakia

So exciting to see this amazing collaboration at the  Korakia Pensione in the pages of Pacific Weddings!  Venue: Korakia Pensione in Palm Springs / Dresses: Claire Pettibone & Anne Barge / Hair: Elisa Bunnell / Makeup: Maria Nguyen / Hair pieces: Erica Elizabeth Designs / Flowers + Tabletop:

Magnolia Rouge: Cover

Magnolia Rouge Cover and Editorial about a cocktail party turned to surprise wedding! Produced By: Be Inspired PR / Planning and Design Styling: Sterling Social / Venue: Carondelet House / Florals: The Hidden Garden / Furniture: Form Décor / Desserts: Cupcakes Couture / Invitations and Printed

Wedding UK : published

Happy to announce that The Folly Estate shoot was featured in the December/January Issue of Wedding UK magazine! You can view more images from this lovely shoot here!

California Wedding Day

California Wedding Day magazine: Hollywood Glamour Full Story venue: Roosevelt Hotel make-up: KC Witkamp stylist: Conor Graham gowns: Monique Lhullier, Ines Di Santo, Vera Wang, Hayley Paige, Jenny Packham, lazaro

Kristine + Daniel : wedding

dress: BHLDN shoes: Vivienne Westwood make-up + hair: Maria Lee venue: California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco coordinator: Elizabeth Bainbridge of 2 the 9s Events florist: Spiral Hand band: The Cottontails catering: Global Gourmet favors: Map Tote bags filled with homemade granola

The Folly Estate

The Folly Estate Toile Inspired dresses by Claire Pettibone Stylist: Gatherings by Stacie Floral: Floral Occassions Make-Up: Alison Christian Hair: Ting Hair + Make-up Hair Pieces: Erica Elizabeth Designs Shoes + Jewelry: Ruche Bridal

California Wedding Day : cover + editorial

So honored to have shot the cover and “Hollywood Confidential” editorial story for the Fall/Winter 2012 of California Wedding Day magazine. venue: Roosevelt Hotel make-up: KC Witkamp stylist: Conor Graham gowns: Monique Lhullier, Ines Di Santo, Vera Wang, Hayley Paige, Jenny Packham

Andrea + Eric : wedding

I love you like Grave danger like Moon shining disguise When I wake up with Your makeup and Spread blush on the sky Like a meteor crush I’m gon’ tell the world Been a million years full of tears But I found my girl Alexander – Million Years Andrea + Eric’s lovely +

Exquisite Weddings Magazine

So thrilled that Faith + Alex’s gorgeous Darlington House Wedding is featured in the latest issue of Exquisite Weddings Magazine!

Ruche Bridal Fall

Ruche just launched their new Bridal Lookbook, Lace and Lavender, shot at the organic lavender farm at Highland Springs Resort Hair + Make-up: KC Witkamp Rentals: Found Vintage Rentals Florals: Star Events Floral Design Paper Goods: Sakura Paper Co.    

Pacific Weddings Cover

I’m so excited to share with you the cover and First Blush feature in Pacific Weddings magazine out on news stands now!

Light + Truth

I was recently interviewed by Red Leaf Boutique for Light and Truth magazine about what inspires me, my background in photography, and a few technical questions and techniques. You can pick up your copy of this gorgeous online photography journal by visiting the Red Leaf Boutique

Almond Orchards in bloom

Pink petals passing Scents above so high Painted porcelain perfection Blossoms caress the sky Pastel hues falling Slow fluttering grace Pink petals passing Lining streams in lace Inducing springtime slumber Upon a satin shore Sailing with the current Pink petals pass before Mary Fumento hair +

Julie + Seth : wedding

there’s nothing like you and I… nothing like you and I Park Plaza Hotel

Ruche Bridal : studio

Some say love, it is a river That drowns the tender reed Some say love, it is a razor That leaves your soul to bleed Some say love, it is a hunger An endless aching need I say love, it is a flower And you, its only seed Amanda McBroom Here are a few shots and a few polaroids from the Ruche Bridal

Ruche Bridal 2012

Photographer – Stephanie Williams Event designer and Paper Details – Sugar and Fluff Florals – Bunch Studio Cakes – Sweet and Saucy Makeup/Hair – KC Witkamp Vintage Rentals – Ribbons and Rust Location: Kimberly Crest Horse Rentals: Giddy Up Ranch

Molly + Neil : wedding

all of me is all for you you’re all I see all of me is all for you you’re all I need all this life is all for love it’s the only road I’ll choose and every street and avenue only leads me back to you - Angus & Julia Stone saddlerock ranch: Chateau Le Dome, Malibu

Destination Wedding + Honeymoons: cover

Congratulations to  Ashley + Derek! One of their wedding images was chosen for the cover of Destination Weddings and Honeymoons March/April 2012 issue!

White Magazine : cover

So honored to have one of the shots from the Spanish Bridal shoot chosen as the cover for the latest White Magazine.

Faith + Alex : wedding

all of me is all for you you’re all I see all of me is all for you you’re all I need all this life is all for love it’s the only road I’ll choose and every street and avenue only leads me back to you - Angus & Julia Stone venue: Darlington House church: La Jolla

Jess + Stewart : wedding

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” — Winnie the Pooh venue: Boone Hall Plantation coordinator + designer: Ooh! Events and Out of Hand

Destination Weddings + Honeymoons : cover

Destination Weddings + Honeymoons January/February 2012 issue just hit newsstands, so we can finally announce that we got the cover!! The editors chose an image from Erica + Abe’s gorgeous destination wedding in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico.

Christine + Vinson : day after

Grow old along with me The best is yet to be When our time has come We will be as one God bless our love Grow old along with me Two branches of one tree Face the setting sun When the day is done God bless our love Spending our lives together Man and wife together World without end Grow old along

Stephanie + Jarred : wedding

“Love you forever, like you for always, as long as I’m living….” wedding venue: Marvimon wedding coordinator: jesi haack

Tina + David : wedding

Tina + David had a gorgeous wedding at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. Dress: Jenny Lee Make-up: Angie Pham Wedding Coordinator: Catherine Cindy Leo Flowers: Commerce Flowers Cupcakery: A Cupcake Story Band: Adagio Wedding Shoes: BHLDN Christian Louboutin Videography: Aqua Vivas Hotel: Petit