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The day is warm and beautiful. James arrives at the park fashionably late. He walks over to his good friend Marisa to say hello. Standing with Marisa is Jihan, Marisa introduces James to Jihan. James nervously says hello and walks away to hang out with some of his friends. While chatting with the boys James could not help but to glance over at Jihan every few minutes that day…
Fast forward two years later… The doorbell rings, it’s James, arriving at the same luncheon that Jihan was invited to. The two talked, laughed and talked some more. By the end of the luncheon, James rounded up enough courage to ask Jihan out to Starbucks to get to know each other better. By the end of the Starbucks date they both felt a real connection.
After several months of courtship, Jihan realized this was the man she would marry.
James & Jihan will become one on December 20th, 2008 amongst their closet family and friends.
I can’t wait for your wedding day! The two of you are truly a match that was made in heaven!

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Brandon and Jennifer met working together at Lascari’s. She was 16 and he was 20. They Considered dating, but since she was still so young and in high school and were both at different places in their lives, they both decided it would be best for them to just be friends. They stayed friends and continued working with each other. After she graduated high school they started hanging out a lot more. On New Years 2005 they were both at a NYE party and both didnt have anyone to share a kiss with at midnight, so when the clock hit 12, they decided, “what the hell” and went for the kiss. They have been together ever since then.
On April of 2010, Brandon planned a birthday party for Jennifer down in Newport Beach with her my friends. They all arranged to go on a Yacht around Newport harbor and celebrate. Mid way through dancing and drinking Brandon asked Jennifer to come up to the top of the Yacht. He seemed really nervous and she was very curious to why he was acting so weird. He then told me how much he loved her and got down on one knee and asked her to marry him in front of all our friends. It was a very special moment. Jennifer was completely shocked! He had to ask her a second time because she thought it was all some sort of mean joke. She was caught completely off guard. She  obviously said yes and the rest is history!!!

Little did these two know that the restaurant they worked for will one day be catering their wedding, but that’s for a later topic, today we’re allowing you to be part of Brandon and Jennifer’s Fullerton Engagement Session.

We photographed Brandon and Jennifer at the SOCO district in the downtown fullerton. Later in the afternoon the background and cold weather brought out their affection and which made for some very sweet and romantic photos.

Brandon and Jennifer will be getting married at the Fullerton Arboretum.

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Beautiful, Crazy, Fun!
Several months ago, Travis popped the question to Stephanie with one of the most extravagant proposals ever. We photographed their engagement session in numerous locations around fullerton Ca. If you haven’t done so check out their engagement session here.
Months later Travis and Stephanie finished what they started on the beaches of Hawaii here in the heart of Fullerton. In a quaint location known as Villa Del Sol.
Travis rubbed his hands together nervously as he witnessed his bride walk beside the historical fountain in the center of the courtyard. She clutched onto her brother’s arms as they marched excitedly down the aisle. The anxiety, obvious in their faces, went away the moment Stephanie’s Brother handed her off to Travis.
As the sun went down and the daylight faded, the lights strung across the courtyard, above the dance floor flickered on and brought on the beauty of Villa Del Sol. Travis and Stephanie, joined by their family and closest friends, danced the night away. With hardly a dull moment throughout the night, this wedding was as fun as it was gorgeous.
 Stephanie and Travis, we’d like to thank you for trusting in us to capture your gorgeous wedding. I can’t wait wait for you to see your wedding album, it’s gonna knock your socks off!

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We had the privilege of documenting a beautifully designed wedding at Rancho Las Lomas a fews weeks ago.  The tigers were roaring and the birds were cawing.Weddings here are especially beautiful and picturesque. This restored early California rancho offers a private and intimate atmosphere, set amidst exquisitely manicured botanical and zoological gardens.
Cathy and Ethan wedding was the first to be shot at Rancho las Lomas after their bridal room remodel. Casa Linda, is a quaint cottage graced with sitting and dressing areas, a natural stone fireplace and private patio. The bridal party uses this charming room during weddings as a dressing area. With new furniture and design from Jeni Maus of Found, Rancho las Lomas was looking better than ever!

Lavenders Flowers brought in and arranged the amazing floral details for the wedding. A Good Affair wedding and event planning did an excellent job of coordinating and designing this intimate event. The weather was perfect and allowed the peonies in the bouquet to bloom beautifully. 24 Carats Catering from Irvine outdid themselves for this wedding’s meals. Isabel Gonzalez Videotique was the select videojournalist for that day.

As the guests enjoyed their cocktail hour, we made our way around Rancho Las Lomas. Beautiful lighting and an adorable couple made for the perfect images during their Romantic Session.

As we returned from the Romantic Session, the sun was on its way down for the night. Stephan Shanahan from Honored Occasions gave us just the right blend of romance and ambience for the cooling temperatures.

With the stars above us, Cathy and Ethan’s guests enjoyed beautiful music, the perfect temperature and most off all a newlywed couple who deeply love each other.

Congratulations to Cathy and Ethan for the fantastic wedding and the wonderful start to a beautiful life together.

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Some of you may remember Josh and lisa from their Engagement shoot at the Santa Monica Pier. Lisa And Josh Came to me from a previous client Sommer Co Owner of So Cal Shutter Booth. I was fortunate enough to photograph Sommer and Scotts wedding a few years back. Thats where Josh Comes in. See, Josh is Sommer’s Brother and was the officiant for her wedding. Fast forward to last fall, When Josh and Lisa had their intimate wedding at La Venta Inn in Beautiful Palos Verdes. Lisa wore a beautiful Amsale wedding gown. While the bridesmaids wore gorgeous Jenny Yoo Dresses. Lsia Wanted to have her and her girls take advantage of the Palos Verdes Estates Coast line. So she decided on the Terranea Resort for the her bridal prep location. The view was stunning with beautiful blue skies to accent the gorgeous Palos Verdes coastal Landscape.

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I love how Lisa’s beautiful blue eyes just jump out at you in this image.
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Josh & Lisa Decided to have a “first look” prior to the ceremony. Our attempt at having them spend so “alone time” prior to the ceremony was a success. It was a little tricky at this venue due to the size and the logistics to where the actual ceremony was to take place.
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Thank you Josh And Lisa for you and your families’ hospitality. Cant wait for you to see your finished album design.

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