the blog.

These images are as much the people in them as they are me. 

It’s always a good time when I find out I’m heading over to Westlake for a wedding. For some reason the city just resonates slighty different than others. Like how Simi almost always has a negative first instinct ( it’s nice there though ) Westlake has the opposite. Like I feel when I drive there […]

Well shit, how do I write about this amazing experience with two of the most fun people I’ve met? I’m honestly not sure but let’s get into Bi-Shun and Alan’s SARATOGA SPRINGS WEDDING. It’s not all the time one gets to rock with three sets of friends on three separate weddings with two at the […]

“ In my experience there is no such thing as luck.”   Obi-Wan Kenobi   Because one can never have TOO much of the force. Even though we only had some small pops of the SW around Julea and Harrisons AVENUE OF THE ARTS WEDDING, it was enough to bring out our scruffy looking nerf […]

“The journey is part of the experience — an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca.” AB   I have to say, I love shooting a RAD PASADENA WEDDING. Not because they’re close to me or because I don’t fall asleep on the long ride home, nope, […]

LA PEER HOTEL WEDDING One the questions I get a lot of ( as well as other photographers I presume is ” Have you worked at – insert location here – ? “. It’s a funny question to me, with 1000’s of venues in California and me taking on 30-40 a year there is a […]

Oh shit, so this was one of those weddings where when you wrap up the night you leave with a big ass grin on your face. Shetal and Duran’s MUCKENTHALER WEDDING was really dope. I used to hang out a lot in Fullerton when I was younger but had never heard of THE MUCKENTHALER. It’s […]

I got to rock with David and Rebekah for their FETE THE VENUE  WEDDING out in Costa Mesa. FETE THE VENUE is this pretty dope indoor / outdoor warehouse style space near John Wayne Airport. They do a gang of events but weddings there are awesome, huge amounts of natural light coming in, a great […]

    Hey everyone! Alright today I’m going to be talking about HOW I USE LIGHTING AT A RECEPTION FOR WEDDINGS. Receptions are AWESOME and can be EPIC, it’s by far the most fun aspect at a wedding and in order to bring out that epicness one has to know and have the proper tools […]

  You’ve proposed, they said yes, and now comes the fun part. Hiring INCREDIBLE vendors for your wedding hahahaha! Yeah I know, I’ve been there. It CAN be a fun process and it most definitely will be a little stressful. But knowing what you want and getting them early can save you a TON of […]

  Simply put…we know better hahaha. I totally kid ( kind of ). Today I’m going to go over 5 ways you can maximize your time with your photographer. First let me get this out of the way, these 5 tips are my opinion and how I view things as a consumer as well as […]