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b + a

it’s fitting i decided to blog these two today, because it’s brandon’s birthday! happy birthday, brandon.

i had the best time with these two. they showed up to my office and asked if we could change locations… they thought it might be too far. i put up a small fight and got them to agree with me. so glad i did.

aislynn picked the best outfits for both of them with solids and prints. complimenting colors and not too matchy matchy.845362


chris + deb

just after sunset the ceremony began

candles and twinkle lights surround them

deborah walks down the aisle to her groom, in tears

her twin brother hands her off with the blessing of the family

the pastor smiles at them both and begins to speak to them

talking about love, friendship, and marriage

he is reminded of a movie that came out several years ago, it made him think of chris and debs relationship

he explains the movie… then asks deb what the line was in the movie, the one that made every girl swoon….

she hesitatingly says, “Show me the money??!?”

everyone bursts into laughter… not quiet the line he was referring to.

i’m pretty sure he was looking for something more along the lines of, “you complete me”.

either way it was perfect.

you could tell they were both so nervous with excitement that their day had finally come, what do you expect the girl to say? hello that movie has more one liners than you can count!

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the expression on her face AFTER saying, ¬†show me the money and realizing that wasn’t exactly what the pastor was looking for

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put the camera on a tripod for this shot

then her sister and i ran around them with sparklers

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Vendors:

Ceremony & Reception Location: Serra Plaza

Event Planning: Intertwined Events

Catering: Jay’s Catering

Video: Mission Visual

Late Night Snacks: The Burnt Truck

Incase you are curious about their video here is a link to the highlight film!

 http://www.missionvisual.com/archives/san-juan-capistrano-wedding-videography-deborah-chris

you want more of chris and deb?

well, i didn’t blog their adorable engagement session

so here you go, a double whammy for ya!

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posed.

if anyone struggles with defining their “style” of photography, that would be, me.

i mix all sorts of photography styles in my work.

if i shoot the exact same way with every session or edit the exact same way, then i get bored.

i’m always trying to expand my “look”

HOWEVER

i always have my couples parents/grandparents in the back of my mind

more than likely they do not want a photo of the bride’s dress in focus and the bride in the background out of focus.

as much as i have fun with being creative or “artsy” i try to always give my couples at least 1 classic, posed image for mom and dad/grandparents.

rania and dan had their engagement photos taken this weekend (half were in a bowling alley, some where down town, and the rest were on the beach)

this photo is exactly what i had in mind for their parents.

classic and beautiful.

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aaron + shannon {engaged}

in just a couple of weeks i’ll document these two making life long vows to each other

it’s going to be awesomesauce

when one person is a natural in front of the camera it’s great

when a {couple} is natural and comfortable together in front of the camera

it’s ridiculous.

case in point, this next photo.