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Annie & Bryant- Maravilla Gardens Wedding- Camarillo, CA

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If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ve seen me post weddings from Maravilla Gardens. And if you’ve read my posts you’ve heard me go on and one about this place. About how it’s magical and the light is incredible… yada yada yada! Well it’s still true. This place does not disappoint. And neither do my clients who get married there.

Annie and Bryant are just wonderful to be around. More than anything they just wanted their day to be laid back and to enjoy celebrating with their family and friends. Well that’s exactly what this day was like. Perfectly relaxed and anything BUT stuffy. Annie wore a simple, tailored dress from BHLDN, while Bryant kept it relaxed by nixing the tie altogether. A family member officiated the wedding and they opted for a donut and popcorn bar, rather than a traditional cake. Tessa with Prism DJ’s had just the right tunes to keep everyone on the dance floor. And boy did they dance!

We had so much fun with everyone that day!

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Sean & Sofia- Downtown Los Angeles, Walt Disney Concert Hall Engagement Photos

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Sean & Sofia were planning a wedding in Singapore, but they wanted to have their engagement photos done in the city they plan to live in. You never have to twist my arm to do a shoot in Los Angeles. There are just so many cool places to go and so many even more unique backgrounds. The Disney Concert Hall provides so many different looks without even having to leave the premises!
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We fought the crowds at LACMA for those that few photos, but it was totally worth it!
Blessings to you, Sean & Sofia, as you begin your new life together!

Robert & Emily- Fullerton, CA

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It’s always fun when I get to photograph a wedding of two people that I know. But to get to photograph Robert & Emily’s wedding, after watching them throughout their dating relationship, was such a joy. I was so happy to be there to watch them unite their lives together. And to have it be just down the street for my house… well that’s even better!

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Robert & Emily chose to have a first look, which I always love!

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Thank you for allowing me to join with you in celebrating your new life together!!! I love you guys!

Luong Family- Orange County Family Photographer

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This fall has been a busy one! I have had the opportunity of photographing some wonderful families this year, some old friends and some new. When I heard that this family had 7 month old twins, I thought, “Oh Lord bless you!!!” These little girls were just so adorable. And isn’t their hair the cutest??? I had so much fun with them.

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Paige & Don- Bowers Museum Wedding_ Santa Ana, CA

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This wedding has so many beautiful details. Start of with the sweetest bride and groom who are so excited to be getting married after knowing each other for 10 years. Add a gorgeous dress and awesome venue like the Bowers Museum. Then mix it all up with the magic that Willow & Wine bring. You’ve got the recipe for a the most perfect of wedding days!

You might recognize Paige & Don from their engagement session. Paige and I have known each other since college. Even lived on the same hall our freshman year. So I was beyond thrilled when Paige asked me to photograph their wedding. Her Kitty Chen dress from Marry Me Bridal was amazing! That lace! That beading!

But can we talk about this bathroom? That tub! I mean.

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Paige’s Grandmother passed away recently, but I know she must have been so proud of her granddaughter.

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Lynn from Delilah Beauty doing her thing.

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They didn’t want to see each other before the ceremony, but wanted to have a moment to pray with each other. Such a special moment.
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Stunning cake from Creative Cakes.

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What an wonderful day! Thank you Paige & Don, For allowing me to be a part of it!!!

Stephanie & Brandon- Orange County Maternity Photography

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Six years ago Stephanie & Brandon sat on my little couch in my client meeting room. We talked for a long time and laughed a TON about awesome costume parties. I just remember thinking how I wanted to go to one of their parties! I had the opportunity to photograph them at their wedding (awesome party!). From bringing a motorcycle to their engagement session, to rocking a short dress on her wedding day, they have always proven to be a sassy couple. And now Stephanie is a sassy mama! Check out her maternnity session.

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Two Years Old!

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I met Neha & Sheel when they were getting married. Now their little one is turning TWO! Such a cutie with the most amazing hair (I’m a little jealous)! I know she brings so much joy to her family.
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11 Months with Cooper

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Unbelievable.

This little man has been with us for 11 months! Well longer than that really. For a time in my belly, but for many years as a dream in our hearts. We love this little boy oh so much. The one year mark is creeping up on us and we are enjoying watching him grow and learn.

Cooper’s preferred mode of movement is a swift army crawl. He loves to get into anything he shouldn’t. Loves to go on walks. Has mastered the art of the doorway bouncer/swing. Loves to wind himself up and spin, spin, spin! He goes crazy in the pool, trying to swim. Laughs at funny dog videos. Eats pretty much anything we put in front of him, including steak and salmon. Gives “kisses”. Has two teeth nubbins. Imitaes daddy’s facial expressions. Has discovered his ability to scream (for fun). Cooper brings so much joy to all of his family.

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Molly & Ben- Maravilla Gardens Wedding- Camarillo Wedding Photographer

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I’ve said it beefore and I’ll say it again. Maravilla Gardens is one of my favorite places to photograph weddings. It’s just magical. And every couple that I get the chance to photograph there are just the best! Molly & Ben are no different. They met at Dartmouth and live in Massachusetts, so the first time we met was over Skype. I loved them right away.
Fun facts about these two, Ben was a competitive skiier for Dartmouth, while Molly is pursuing her dream to be a marine biologist. I have rad clients. 🙂

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Dartmouth Alum!
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Andrew Evan- Orange County Newborn Photographer

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Babies.
They disrupt your lives in the best way possible. Now that I’ve had my own, I come into new parents homes with a new understanding. They’ve only been parents for a few days. They’re trying to figure it all out. Hoping they will sleep again, and so taken by this new little person who has stolen their hearts.

Such an honor to be invited into this family’s life. I especially love when I’ve gotten to know the couple through their early marriage, pregnancy and now becoming parents. I can’t wait to see what this little guy grows up to be!

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