Happy Independence Day everybody! I hope the festive celebrations are well under way, and to add to the joy of this fabulous summer weekend, we have the second half of Mark and Heidi’s garden wedding at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. This wedding was small and intimate with only their closest friends and family, so that
Heidi was jealous, and she didn’t know why. A stranger was actively flirting with her friend Mark. It was innocent enough, but to Heidi, it was not ok. She and Mark met in med school years ago, and they had recently reunited and rekindled their friendship. They spent countless hours together laughing and talking about every subject imaginable, and
Here’s what I know about Andrew and Victoria: 1) They’re both wickedly smart and uber talented at what they do, and 2) they appreciate a well-crafted image. Jeff and I have been deeply inspired and excited lately with shooting film, and we’ve been taking every chance we can to explore the medium with our particular
Our brides have impeccable taste, and I was flipping through some weddings recently and decided that I just had to share more of their flawless style. I love that not only do our brides always look ravishing, but they have the loveliest bridesmaids too! There are so many choices when it comes to the look of
As if Todd and Leigh Ann’s wedding wasn’t lovely enough at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, I am dying over these dreamy medium format film images we captured throughout the day. With every roll of film we drop off lately, my heart gets more and more excited to see the finished product because I
Happy happy Friday everyone! To send you into this glorious summer weekend, we have the second half of Nick and Stephanie’s engagement session on the cliffs and beaches of La Jolla. These two are some of the cutest folks to step in front of a camera and their penchant for cuddling, laughing, and overall cuteness
A girl knows when she finds the One. At least, that was certainly the case the Stephanie. When she joined Nick for a family trip down to La Jolla one October, she fell in love with his family, his heart, and his smile. He made her laugh. He made her feel special. He held her tight, and she
The loveliness continues today with the second half of Todd and Leigh Ann’s romantic wedding at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. It was nothing short of heaven to work with such a talented team of vendors for this lovely day. Merilee of Ever After Events is simply a joy and her team of fabulous coordinators kept
It’s the first time we’ve seen unquestionable proof on a wedding day that you’ll only fall more deeply in love after the nuptials. Leigh Ann and Todd were married in a small ceremony four years ago, planning to hold a big celebration in the near future. The birth of their son, a move to D.C., and then
Following up on our post on Monday, you know that Jeff and I recently picked up a Contax 645 medium format film camera, and we’re basically in love. We’ve been drooling over the images we’ve produced so far in getting used to the new format, and we decided that Melanie and Elliott’s vintage inspired wedding at L’Auberge
Welcome back to Part Two of Melanie and Elliott’s stylish seaside wedding at L’Auberge Del Mar. This was a worldwide affair where friends and family came from all over the world to celebrate with these two, which is a testament to how special and loved they truly are. Their love bridges continents and spans cities, and it
Elegant, fashionable, sophisticated, and smart, Melanie embodies an educated worldly woman with grace and poise, no matter the situation. Handsome, thoughtful, down to earth, and loyal, Elliott treasures his girl and holds his friends close. Watching them together, you can tell that they have built a deep intimate connection between them that only they understand. When I picture them
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