Category Archives: event

In Honor of our 235th Independence Day…

San Diego Wedding Photographer // Kate Getting Ready

Before the wedding, I had a fun time documenting Kate getting ready…

More coming soon from this beautiful wedding…

Destination Wedding Photographer // A Montana Wedding

All the ingredients for a dramatically perfect Montana Wedding…

Much more from Kelly & Matthew’s wedding coming soon…

San Diego Photographer // Tiki Oasis

I attended the Tiki Oasis Tenth Anniversary Extravaganza this weekend.  It was amazing!  Well, the small moments I got to see were amazing.  Because of a previous engagement, I was only able to attend a couple events in a weekend of festivities.  But oh my… the clothes… the costumes… the culture…  the mai tais…  all of it was fabulous.  These folks really know how to party.  And it is so cool that EVERYONE dresses up!  (A good way to get introduced to the world of vintage clothing is to check out places online like Retro Diva and Etsy or locally, like San Diego’s own Bedouin Vintage Collective.)  If you are like me, you’ll be signing up for next year as soon as tickets are available.

After a rum and chocolate tasting class, my fab friends Christy & April (the one who introduced me to Tiki Oasis) agreed to show me around a bit of the hotel and pose for a few photos.  Thanks ladies!

Married! // Jen + Eric

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Way back in June, the tables were turned when I second shot for the fabulous Dylan Mayer at the Summit House in Fullerton, CA for Jen + Eric’s wedding.  It was a beautiful backdrop for a super fun couple and their families.  I spent most of my time with the girls, while Dylan hung out with the guys, so I apologize in advance for a post that is light on the testosterone. :)

The bridal party got ready at the bride’s beautiful family home…

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Then we were off to the Summit House!  Jen + Eric decided to see each other before the ceremony and take the majority of the photos at that time as well, so they could relax and enjoy cocktail hour with their guests afterward.  It was a bit overcast for parts of the day, so we were able to shoot practically anywhere we wanted.

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Some finishing touches before heading over to the ceremony…

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As with all of the other beautiful details, the reception was beautifully decorated…

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Dylan, thanks for letting me tag along to such a beautiful, classy affair!  And Jen + Eric… Congratulations and best wishes to you!