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Melissa + Hersh | San Juan Capistrano Engagement Photography

April 1st, 2014:

San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer

We met up with Melissa and Hersh at the San Juan Capistrano Mission for a perfect springtime afternoon where they both made our life easy by having fun and rocking it for the camera.  After about an hour at the mission, we headed out to the surrounding fields where all the springtime flowers had just bloomed and skies were that perfect Orange County blue.  When we thought we couldn’t have asked for a greater day, and it only got better when Hersh and Felicia discovered their mutual love of Tesla cars, which dominated the conversation for the rest of the shoot.

Thanks Melissa + Hersh! Can’t wait for your wedding this fall!

San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer
San, Juan, Capistrano, Engagement, Photography, Orange, County, Mission, Photographer

Katelyn + Jeff | Downtown Los Angeles Engagement

March 18, 2014:

Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City

Katelyn & Jeff’s shoot was initially scheduled for two weeks ago, but the (much-needed) downpour meant that nature had other plans. We met up last week instead and had great light & excellent weather as we wandered downtown Los Angeles and Disney Concert Hall.

It was an awesome day for a shoot, and we’re glad we got to share it with Katelyn & Jeff.

See you in June!

Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City

Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City

Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City
Downtown, Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, City

Lindsay + Brian | Chapman University Engagement

March 3rd, 2014:

Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town

Blog post by Felicia

Now that we’re solidly back in LA from travels and family emergencies, we got to photograph Lindsay & Brian! They made memories studying in the Chapman University library, so we tried to be as unobtrusive as possible (no, we got death stares from the very studious students) to capture a few shots among the books before wandering the campus.

Congrats Lindsay & Brian! Can’t wait to see you both again for your big day this summer!

Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town
Chapman, University, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Orange, County, Photos, Old, Town

Jennifer + Eli | Monrovia Canyon Park Photography

January 17th, 2014:

Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena

Blog post by Felicia

Jen & Eli found us a few months ago through Sari, the maid of honor at Lindsay & Joe’s wedding! Last week we got to meet up with Jen & Eli again for their engagement shoot at Monrovia Canyon Park.

We took advantage of the beautiful late afternoon light, wandering around the park till sunset, and looking out for bears (no such luck – just deer).

Gotta love California’s “winter”!

Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena
Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena

Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena
Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena

Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena

Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena

Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena
Monrovia, Canyon, Park, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Pasadena

Lauren + Kris | Downtown Los Angeles Engagement Photography

January 15th, 2014:

Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline

Blog post by Felicia

New year, new start: Kris & Lauren’s engagement shoot in downtown Los Angeles was our first shoot of 2014! Though we were both coming off the tail end of a bad cold, we had a great time with them as the four of us wandered around the sights of Bunker Hill on this balmy Friday in January.

Thanks Lauren & Kris for making the shoot such a breeze. We’re already looking forward your wedding in July!

Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline
Los, Angeles, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Downtown, Disney, Concert, Hall, Skyline

Krystal + Dan | Santa Monica Airport Engagement

December 24th, 2013:

Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session

Blog post by Felicia

Los Angeles has lots of amazing locations, and we met with Krystal & Dan at the Santa Monica Airport for their engagement session, which is our first aviation-related shoot. Dan had taken Krystal on a plane ride there, sweeping over the Californian coastline towards Malibu, before the proposal. Well done, Dan.

Krystal made arrangements with the amazing crew at Santa Monica Aviation, who allowed us to explore their hangar and planes, and we quickly learned to avoid being run down by Cessnas landing on the runway behind us.

Thanks Krystal & Dan for an amazing experience!
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, SessionThis green and yellow plane is the actual one that Krystal and Dan flew in!
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session
Santa, Monica, Airport, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles, Session

Tyler + Rebecca | Pasadena Playhouse Engagement

December 14th, 2013:

Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles

A few years back I met Tyler and Rebecca while I was on my annual Santa Claus Pub Crawl, they had dressed up as Santa too and joined us in our intoxicated wanderings.  I, of course was taking pictures throughout the night, and eventually, they saw the night’s pictures via Facebook.

Fast forward a couple of years, and I met with Tyler & Rebecca to talk about their wedding photography. Tyler turns to me and says, “If you can take amazing pictures while you were drunk, imagine what you can do sober!”

Since they met while working in Theatre, we met up earlier this week for their engagement session at the Pasadena Playhouse where we were escorted backstage for a few behind-the-scenes pictures before heading over to the Griffith Observatory for the second half of their session.

Congrats again Rebecca + Tyler!

Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles
Pasadena, Playhouse, Griffith, Observatory, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Los, Angeles

Christina + Francis | New York Engagement

September 20th, 2013:

New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge

Earlier this month Felicia and I headed out to New York to meet up with Francis and Christina for their engagement session. They’re both very busy doctors getting married in California next year, so having us come to New York was more feasible than them coordinating schedules to be in Los Angeles.

We had met Francis a few months ago here in California, and then spent a Skype call with Christina talking about food, food, and food, instead of their wedding. When they showed up at The High Line for the first portion of their shoot, we finally got to meet Christina… and she brought us CUPCAKES … at 9am!  I was instantly enamored with them both (I know, I know… I’m easy).  Anyhow, when a doctor gives you a cupcake, you eat it. We had a spectacular morning wandering the Highline and Central Park before everyone got hungry and had Japanese food for lunch on the Upper East Side.

Later that evening we headed over to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the evening part of the shoot.  They came dressed to the nines – so much so that Felicia leapt up from the bench exclaiming ‘THEY LOOK AWESOME!’ when they showed up - and the Manhattan was aglow behind them.

Thank you Francis & Christina for having us in New York, AND for 9am cupcakes. Great food and awesome clients in an amazing city: no wonder we love what we do!

New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge
New, York, City, Engagement, Photography, Photographer, Destination, High, Line, Central, Park, Brooklyn, Bridge

Kim + Ian | El Matador Engagement Photography

August 30th, 2013:

El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session

Blog post by Felicia

When we met with Kim & Ian to talk about their wedding, they already knew what they wanted for their engagement photos: she loves the oak tress of California, and he wanted to shoot on the beach. That’s awesome, I like decisive people!

So a couple of weeks ago we did exactly just that, starting off at Malibu Creek State Park where we tried to stay out of the scorching sun, and then cooled off at El Matador Beach as the sun began to set.

Thanks for a fun shoot! See you next year for your wedding!

El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session
El, Matador, State, Beach, Malibu, Creek, Park, California, Photography, Engagement, Photographer, Session

Jamie + Jeff | Los Angeles Engagement Photography

August 23rd, 2013:

Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, SessionJamie & Jeff (incidentally my cousin and his wife’s names) contacted us just last month for their September wedding, so we made sure to have their engagement session scheduled as soon as possible. Last week we met up for a stroll through downtown Los Angeles, and despite having to constantly evade security guards, we still had a great time.

Congrats Jamie & Jeff!

Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session

Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session
Downtown, Los, Angeles, California, Engagement Photography, Photographer, Session