Archive for April, 2010

Downtown Arts District Photographer ~ Anti Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Sometimes, Valentines Day can be a fantastic holiday to remind you to really appreciate your loved ones.

And other times, it’s a great excuse to have fabulous portraits taken. I like both reasons.

Ilaria and I met up at the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District and spent part of the afternoon getting some amazing photos!

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Waverly Chapel Wedding Photographer ~ Alexandra and Albert ~ The Wedding

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Yes, Alexandra and Albert have their photos…really! Their beautiful, romantic (and super fun) winter wedding was a few months ago at JC Fandango’s in Anaheim (Amazing venue to photograph in-look at some of these detail photos). This was following a very sweet ceremony (full of laughter-which is how it should be) at the Waverly Chapel in Santa Ana. Alex and Albert opted for a first look, and I’m really glad they did because it just felt like the day was really relaxed after that point (well, they were both pretty chill up to that point anyway so this just added to it) and we got lots of beautiful photos of the two of them (and her blue roses-the only other bride I’ve ever seen with them!! Whoo hoo!!).

One of my new favorite coordinators, Weddings By Monica, coordinated the ceremony and reception and did a fabulous job, I don’t think I saw her sit down once. I know I have to keep reminding myself that you can’t pick favorites, but I really, really lucked out getting to meet and work with them-I could not have ASKED for nicer, (and funnier) clients.

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Baby Emily

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

oops…so, when arranging Baby Emily’s second sitting, I realized that I hadn’t blogged her first one.

Emily is a little doll; absolutely gorgeous blue, expressive eyes that seem to understand everything; even if she doesn’t QUITE have the words…yet (give her a few weeks). Her mom sent me a recent photo of her-she’s grown so much, I can’t wait to see her in a few weeks!

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And of course, their furbaby didn’t want to be left out:

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See you soon, little one:

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Baby Lily

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

First off…these are not my photos; I wish, I wish, I wish they were, but they’re so not. You’ll be seeing more and more of these types of sittings…see, it all started with a Jersey, an Arsenal jersey to be exact. Brian has been an Arsenal fan since he was 6 years old and when I met a new friend who is also a massive Arsenal fan, and about to have a baby boy; well, a gift for him was obvious.

But, ever since the Arsenal Infant Jersey came into our home (Brian: “can we keep them?” Me: “no, that’s tacky.” Brian: “no, but, we can get them another one” Me: “Brian, no!”) a love of children’s photography was born.

And that lead him to Jenny and Ian (and Baby Lily). When he asked if she would like her newborn photographed, she was delighted and the photos are fantastic. They even tried to get their furbaby in on it (he was a little too excited but Brian managed to sneak in a couple photos anyway).

This part is from Brian: Thank you for letting me climb all over your furniture (in your new house). You guys were up for anything. I was spoiled for choice with the types of photos I was able to take. Thank you for letting me photograph your 12 day old baby-she’s a heartbreaker. :-)

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