Since we include an engagement session with all of our wedding coverage, it is not uncommon for us to go to the same location more than once. One of our goals becomes to always find something new and unique about … Continue reading
What are the odds that two people could meet online, and not find out until their first date that they are both nurses working at the SAME hospital?! Pretty slim, I would think. But Megan and Mark did it, and when it came time for their wedding it was a prescription for fun…and lots of it! There was so many custom touches that really showed off their unique personalities- from the custom cuff links that were Megan’s special gift to her groom, to the pharmacy inspired seating cards and table names- complete with the head table named-what else- Viagra! Their adorable daughter played a prominent role…the three of them got married! Her expressions are just priceless.
The combination of the warm night air, cute, personalized touches and their warm, friendly upbeat personalities, made for some great shots! Thank you Megan & Mark for being so much fun and so willing to try ham it up for the camera, and really be yourselves!
We were very fortunate to work with many of the premier wedding and event vendors in the Santa Clarita Valley, who also happen to be our friends…it takes a village…and we had one! Thank you to:
Cruz’s Bridal for the magnificent dresses
The Tuxedo Revue for the gentlemen’s attire
Charmaine’s Bouquet Canyon Florist for the beautiful flowers to enhance Megan’s vision for the day
Matrimony Films for their complete video coverage of the event…and their light when we needed it
AV Party Rentals for the setup and rental items
Jill’s Cake Creations for the inspired black, white and pink flamingo cake
Salt Creek Catering for the all the delicious food
Together we shared in Megan & Mark’s Happily Ever After!
Our first wedding of 2014 provided lots of first for us: it was our first time at the hotel- Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica, it was the first time we had ever photographed both the bride’s Bat Mitzvah and the groom’s Bar Mitzvah, it was the first time time I (Jody) found out how well I could shoot through my own tears. I’m not trying to convince anyone that from time to time, I do not push back a tear of two at a wedding, but this day was filled with moments when I was pushing back a flood. Muscle memory took over and I kept on shooting. I guess the point I am trying to make was just how special a day this was- Carolyn & Andrew share such a sweet, wonderful, supportive relationship with one another, and both families are so close, and supportive of their kids, it was really a pleasure to be there to share this important event with them. And then there were the grandmas, oh, the bubbes! Both Irene & Louise share such a special relationship with their grandkids, and just think another wedding in 9 months for Emma & Josh…we can hardly wait!!!
Enough said, here are some of my favorites moments of the day-still to come-lots more to come- reception part 2 later this week. In the meantime…enjoy these…we certainly are!
The beautiful bridesmaids dresses for Carolyn & Andrew’s wedding were purchased from Cruz’s Bridal, who also did the custom alterations on all the ladies’ dresses.
Gaby and Santiago, together with their three adorable children, showed us what family fun is all about. Their romantic, fun-filled wedding was a celebration of their family. We started the day at their beautiful home in Sylmar. Gaby and her … Continue reading
You would think that if you went to kiss a girl at the end of a first date, and completely missed her mouth and had your tongue land on her nose, you might give up and never see her again. Luckily, Greg was not ever giving up on Missy. Persistence and love paid off—the relationship blossomed, and their June wedding was the culmination of many years of perfect kisses, planning, and romance.
Hours and hours of meticulous care were taken to transform Valencia Country Club into a pink & white, vintage, shabby chic wonderland. Charmaine filled Missy’s vision with fabulous flowers, Rusty and A V Party Rentals provided all the rental items, Sharon Stanman of Painted Joy contributed hand-lettered signs, Missy’s own father actually created and manufactured the doors they entered through, and J & M Entertainment‘s Jorge Lopez was the MC to the partying and fun, which was nonstop and even included one of the Backstreet Boys (!) dancing with his new wife out on the dance floor. We felt fortunate to be there to capture it all—check out our smiling faces at the end!
Check out our new promotional video slide show that we will be debuting at the Bellisima Bride Bridal Show tomorrow at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Jennifer & Andy had a traditional ceremony at Blessed Kateri Catholic Church and a vintage inspired, elegant reception in Jennifer’s parents’ spacious Agua Dulce backyard. Check out the amazing attention to detail, and the purple and brown color scheme. Charmaine’s Bouquet Canyon Florist provided the beautiful flowers to complement Jennifer’s vision.