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j and g

she has the sweetest most infectious laugh and a smile that can light up any room, this mama to be is going to rock motherhood.

i’ve been there from engagement to wedding and now almost baby, it’s reasons like this that i keep my client base small. having a personal relationship with each of my couples means i am there for them to celebrate all of their adventures, milestones, and greatest moments.

photography is the best.jasjas2


styled in the woods: part 3

..:rounding out the last of our shoot:..

i hope you’ve enjoyed this 3 part session

i’ll be sharing some other past sessions soon

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more about where we are taking APictureLife in 2015

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hair and make up: Kacee Geoffery 

flowers: Jenny B

accessories and styling by the lovely ladies at : Two’s Company

tux: Friar Tux

lighting assistant: Brooklyn.


alvaro + michelle

One of my last weddings of 2013… boy was it a tear jerker (but so were the last 3 weddings of the year)

i’m not sure what the deal was, but my last 3 weddings had tears every where, starting with the grooms.

now don’t be lame… these were happy tears (i know some of you out there thought you had a real slick “ball and chain, game over, etc” lame joke that ran through your head as soon as i said the tears started with the grooms… save it.

these tears started with the first look, michelle told me she would be able to keep it together, alvaro however would be a mess… he was… but so was she.

why so many tears?

let me tell you a little about these two.

michelle is your no nonsense kind of mama, her children come first over anything and anyone.

she made this very clear to alvaro from the start of their dating.

i’m fairly certain that is one of the main reasons he fell for her.

he in return welcomed her children as his own

promising in his vows to love them as his own, not replacing their father but asked to have a separate place in their hearts for him, to be a friend to them, a caregiver, and someone that they could always turn to.

he promised to love their mom and to always provide for her.

it was perfect.

i’m so thankful that i had the opportunity to capture the start of an incredible relationship

i can’t wait to watch their family grow… literally actually… i just found out they are due with their first child in august! 

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since i’m the world’s biggest blog slacker i should post their engagement photos as well… i figure better late than never, right?  

they’ll be posted at the end of this post

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Catering:  24 Carrots  
Dress: Justin Alexander
Cake: Tammy Lambert
Dj : Paul Jones
Seating Chart, Letters on Gate, Mr and Mrs on table, Candle sticks and votives, lobster sign, programs etc were done by the bride’s talented sis: Her Etsy is AnElementofVintage
Bridal accessories…belt, veil, hair piece and garters are by: What a Betty
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Kimberlee + Jerrod {married}

stalkers…you waited for it and now here it is!
kimberlee + jerrod.
all it took for these two to fall in love was a simple rat tail and a shirtless cowboy.
which is interesting because all it took for my hubby to fall in love with me was a simple one liner that i came up with.
he was doing sprints on the field back in high school- shirtless. 
i took that as a welcome opportunity to try out my pick up line.
now, usually i don’t give away my secrets, but i wouldn’t want to keep anyone from falling in love, so i’ll share my “one liner” with you…
“you look hot, you want some water?”
yep, from that moment on brent was hooked on me.
it’s the little things, ya know?
just like kimberlee and jerrod.
a common interest blossomed into a beautiful love story.
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we ran outside for a quick picture of kimberlee’s sister, angie + her hubby, cam. 
i photographed their wedding back in 2011 and i am very excited for them to have their first child in just a few short months!
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Flowers: Jenni Hill
Make Up: Berit
Hair: Kali Hana Pave Salon, Anaheim Hills, CA
Ceremony Location: San Antonio Catholic Church, Anaheim Hills, CA
Reception: Strawberry Farms Irvine, CA
DJ: David Singer of Visions Entertainment

mark + sarah {i’m}{in}{love}

here i am sitting on my computer last night uploading photo after photo thinking i could share some HUGE blog with you

i get to work this morning and only HALF of the photos uploaded.

so, enjoy this first half and i’ll get the rest posted for you tomorrow

now,

meet: mark & sarah and their small, big sky, montana wedding!


ya, i’d say that’s an amazing backdrop for a communion photo.


montana {sneak peek}

i’ve been drooling over mark and sarah’s photos from montana for the past week.

i’ll let you drool on monday.

for now, here’s a small taste.

yum.