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Alex and Jacob’s Engagement Session

I was so luck to have been chosen to photograph well first their engagement session and secondly their wedding. I am sharing with you today their engagement session. It was at the beautiful Round Valley Regional Park a gem here for Brentwood. It was a very warm day but they were really good troopers to get their pictures done. I loved the adorable dress that Alex wore was vintage style which always warms up my heart. Stay tunned for their wedding photos!

Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session Brentwood CA
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session Brentwood CA
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session Brentwood CA
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session Brentwood CA
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session
Alex and Jacob Engagement Session

Catarina’s Senior Session

I photographed my nieces senior session in and around downtown Brentwood. She graduated from Liberty High School and I am happy to say is in college overseas. She is studying languages so far its been a challenge for her but shes doing awesome. So here are some of her high school senior photos that I wanted to share.

Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Catarina’s Senior Session
Senior high school photo session
Catarina’s Senior Session

Industrial Photo Shoot

I had an idea of doing an industrial shoot with Ms. Savannah. I did a photo session with her at one point and I wanted to do another one with her again. I came up with the industrial idea. It was so much fun I hope to do more with Savannah. Sometimes you have to shoot for yourself for the heck of it.

Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Savannah
Fashion photo shoot
Savannah

The Wedding of Ricardo and Ivette

Miss Ivette she is so sweet and very sultry. I had the pleasure of working with these two lovely people and I feel blessed that they chose me to be their photographer. Ivette’s day started out with getting ready in a local hotel and when I saw her dress I went nuts over it. The dress was so stunning. They got married at the gorgeous Jarlaths Catholic church in Oakland Ca. And their wedding reception was held at La Grande Wedding and Event Center. These two were really easy to work with and alot of fun. I love how they are just so comfortable in front of a camera like its not even there. Please enjoy the photos!

Ricardo and Ivett Wedding invitation
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding rings
Ivette’s wedding dress
Ivette’s bridal shoes
A detail of her dress and wedding dress hanger
Ivette getting ready
Ivette getting her hair done. I love her dimples.
Ivette having help putting on her dress
Ricardo and Ivette Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Detail of her wedding dress
Ivette portrait
Ricardo getting ready
Ricardo getting ready
Ricardo’s finishing touches
Wedding detail
Groom Ricardo waiting for his bride at St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland CA
Ricardo and Ivette Wedding St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland CA.
Ricardo and Ivette Wedding at St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland CA
Ricardo and Ivette Wedding at St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland CA
Portrait of Ivette at St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland Ca
Ricardo and Ivett St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland CA
Portrait of Ricardo at St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland CA
Ricardo and Ivett inside St. Jarlaths Catholic Church Oakland Ca.
Ivette at La Grande Wedding and Event Center Oakley CA
Ivette and gorgeous veil at La Grande Wedding and Event Center Oakley CA
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
A detail of her bouquet by Passion Flowers
Bride with bridesmaids at La Grande Wedding and Event Center Oakley CA
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding Oakley Ca
Ricardo and groomsmen having fun La Grande Wedding and Event Center
Bride and groom at La Grande Wedding and Event Center Oakley CA
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding
Passion Flowers
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding reception at La Grande Wedding and Event Center
Ricardo and Ivett first dance
Ricardo and Ivett first dance
Ricardo and Ivett Wedding

The Engagement Session of Tara and Leonard

I shot this engagement session in San Mateo. They were supper friendly and adorable. Leonard surprisingly works as a teacher and I thought he was like maybe a graphic designer or something and miss Tara is a dispatcher so she must have lots of patience. It was really nice to get to know them for a couple of hours at least. I met Tara at a bridal fair and she won an entire trunk prize so all kinds of things she won and I was among that prize. There were I am sure other photographers who offered their services but I was happy to have been chosen. Anyway, I wish them all the best in their future!

Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA
Engagement Session at Central Park San Mateo CA

The wedding of Rithy and Jessica

It was a pleasure photographing this couple. It was a quaint wedding at Jessica’s parents home in Palo Alto CA. A beautiful setting for a wedding. Rithy and Jessica were fun and funny and just loved every moment they were with their guests and thats what its about sharing love, laughter and being in the moment. Enjoy the photos!

Jessica’s wedding dress
Brides shoes
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy putting on jacket
Rithy fixing jacket palo Alto Ca
Rithy and Jessica Wedding ceremony
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica Wedding ceremony
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica Wedding
Rithy and Jessica’s wedding rings.
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica
Rithy and Jessica

Eva and Kevin Engagement Session

We shot their session in San Jose at The Municipal Rose Garden. The day we shot it it seemed every teenager was their doing their prom pictures. I wasn’t thinking about prom. Anyway, it didn’t hinder the opportunity to get great photos of these two love birds. Please enjoy the photos!

Municipal Rose Garden San Jose CA
Stealing a kiss at The municipal Rose Garden in San Jose CA
Garden engagement Session
Municipal Rose Garden San Jose CA
Garden engagement Session
An adorable nose rub at The Municipal Rose Garden
Garden engagement Session
The couple with their fur baby at The municipal Rose Garden San Jose CA
Garden engagement Session
Garden engagement Session
Garden engagement Session
Garden engagement Session
Garden engagement Session
An engagement session at a Garden in San Jose CA
Garden engagement Session

Engagement Session of Alejandra and Miguel

We shot this engagement session William Land Park in Scramento. The first time I actually went there and it so lovely. It was a morning spring day and I couldn’t of asked for better light and a couple that were really into each other. Soon they will be saying the I do’s so stay tunned to their wedding.

Alejandra and Miguel Engagement Session Sacramento CA
Alejandra and Miguel E-Session Sacramento CA
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel
Alejandra and Miguel

The Wedding of Juan and Angelica

The lovely wedding of Juan and Angelica was held at The Elks Lodge in Pittsburg CA. We did most of their portraits outdoors in downtown Pittsburg. Downtown Pittsburg is a very lovely location with old style buildings and brick walls so we utilized them. This wedding was a winter wedding which is so nice to do shoot you don’t have to beat the heat. But her decorations was quit wonderful and colorful. So congrats you two and enjoy the photos!

Juan getting ready and hanging with groom and groomsmen. And showing off their socks.
Juan and Angelica’s beautiful invitation with their wedding rings and Angelica’s flowers.
Angelica’s wedding dress and her beautiful red bridal shoes.
Angelica getting her makeup done.
Juan and Angelica bridal party and two flower girls.
Lovely bride Angelica
Son crying while the couple say I do.
Juan and Angelica’s bridal party in downtown Pittsburg
Juan and Angelica Romantic Portraits
Juan and Angelica’s romantic portraits in downtown Pittsburg
Juan and Angelica bride and groom portraits and their shoe shots.
Juan and Angelica Wedding decor at Elks Lodge in Pittsburg by Love Jones.
Elks Lodge Wedding, Pittsburg CA wedding.
Juan and Angelica Wedding reception dancing time

The Wedding of Christian and Karen

These two are adorable. I asked Karen if she couldn’t wait to put on her wedding dress and she told me that she was more excited about putting on her shoes than her dress. They are stunning. These two were married at St. Mary’s cathedral in San Francisco. What an enormous and overwhelmingly beautiful site. Pictures truly can’t describe how this location is. We did some photos in San Francisco at the Palace of Fine Arts and then off to the venue. Please enjoy the photos.

Karen near her dress and her Valentino shoes
Christian and Karen Wedding
Karen getting ready
Christian and Karen Wedding
Christian and Karen Wedding
Christian getting ready
Christian and Karen Wedding
Christian and Karen Wedding
St. Mary’s Cathedral catholic ceremony
Christian and Karen wedding
Christian and Karen wedding ceremony at St. Mary’s Cathedral
Christian and Karen wedding
Christian and Karen Wedding bridal party
Christian and Karen Wedding
Christian and Karen Palace of Fine Arts
Christian and Karen Wedding