A sweet kiss, under the bride's veil, in front of the Masonic Temple in Pasadena.
The bride hurried off after her photo session with her groom at Pasadena City Hall, to make sure the rest of the bridal party had transportation.
The groom wrapped his arms around his bride in a loving embrace in what looks like a movie poster, but was quite genuine. This was shot at Royce Hall at UCLA.
The groom playfully kissed the bride's shoulder in front of Royce Hall at UCLA, where they first met years ago.
These newlyweds posed in front of their church. The image shows some of the amazing architecture of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Los Angeles.
This groom and bride opted to see each other prior to the ceremony, on the front steps of the Woodland Hills Country Club.
A blending of images, showing the beauty of this couple's wedding ceremony surrounded by the awe inspiring stained glass at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Los Angeles.
After the throwing of the bride's garter, this fun loving bride jumped into the shot to show her approval.
A couple share a tender, moonlit kiss on the terrace of the La Canada Flintridge Country Club, with the lights of the city presenting a beautiful backdrop and a hidden flash providing a spectacular backlight.
The groom playfully nibbled on the bride's neck, on a hot summer day in Calabasas.
This fun-loving couple decided to dance around at night, at the Calamigos Equestrian Center in Burbank. The swirl motion, and selective color were done in Photoshop.
No detail is left undocumented, as this close up of the custom engraving on the cake knives shows.
The bride and groom strolled down the sidewalk in Santa Monica, headed to their wedding reception at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel.
The bride and groom were positioned perfectly for me to create an image for them, showing their reflection in the water of the Japanese Garden in Van Nuys.
The captain of the Fantasea yacht, the Regentsea (out of Marina Del Rey), made sure to turn the boat toward the sunset so that I could capture shots like this sweet kiss.
The couple adorned with crowns during the Greek Orthodox ceremony at Saint Sophia Church (photographed using only the available light in the church).
A Photoshop blending of the inside ceremony and the outside of the church building, at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, in Los Angeles.
The groom said something to make his new wife laugh, and a moment was captured forever, at the Malibu Lake Mountain Club.
The bridal party were getting set to do some serious partying at The Castaway in Burbank.
Photographed through a soft focus filter, a lovely Indian bride peered coyly at the camera.
A romantic kiss at sunset, after a warm summer's day, down by the lake at The La Canada Flintridge Country Club.
A natural light portrait of the bride that showed off her beautiful blue eyes.
The bride and groom shared a spontaneous kiss at the conclusion of the Hora.
The groom gave his bride a romantic "dip" at the entrance to the Woodland Hills Country Club. I did this shot standing on the top of a wall.
The bride's daughter (the flower girl) grabbed her for a spontaneous kiss on the cheek.
A blending of images, at St. Charles Church in North Hollywood, made a powerful statement about this couple's commitment to each other.
This close up of the natural daylight filtering through the golden champagne in the toast glasses of the bride and groom was made even more eye catching through the use of selective color.
The couple relaxed in their hotel room, at the Universal Sheraton, after a long day.
The ring bearer and flower girl stood in the doorway of Pepperdine University chapel, refusing to walk down the aisle - a classic moment!
The bride struck a sassy pose in the doorway of the dressing room at Middle Ranch in Lakeview Terrace.
A warm, nostalgic photograph taken in from of the antique steam locomotive that took everyone up to the ceremony site; a grove of giant redwoods near Santa Cruz.
The couple's rings were photographed in one of the flowers of the bride's bouquet.
During one of our pre wedding, studio bridal sessions (always done at no charge for our clients), a selective color image was created which took the bride's breath away. Thanks to Flowers by Dan for supplying the gorgeous flowers.
As the bride and groom headed up to the banquet room at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club, the bride looked back over her shoulder and a moment was captured.
At the Kiyoto Grand Hotel (now the Doubletree by Hilton) the groom contemplated where he was going to be placing that ring in just a little while.
Natural window light wrapped round the bride in the entry hall of the mansion in Pasadena, where her wedding took place.
By using selective focus, the personalized cake topper was made to stand out, while the couple kissing and toasting provided a meaningful backdrop. The beautiful reception was held at the very impressive Masonic Temple in Pasadena.
A special lighting technique, of bouncing the flash off of the ceiling, was used to be able to read the engraving on the couple's toast glasses, as well as accentuate the texture of the beautiful cake.
The flower girl (who is also the groom's daughter) helped her daddy get prepared to walk down the aisle.
The bridal party walked from the train, over a historic covered bridge, to the reception site.
A destination wedding on Catalina island. The bride and groom kissed, while sitting on a guardrail, with Avalon harbor in the background. The sepia tone gives the image a romantic, nostalgic look.
The newly married couple enjoyed the train ride back down the hill from the grove of redwoods where their ceremony took place.
Up in Santa Cruz, this historic train took everyone up to the grove of giant redwoods, where the ceremony took place.
As these newlyweds exited their reception (at 12 midnight) at the Angeles National Golf Club, the remaining guests lit their way with sparklers and good wishes.
As the bride and groom kissed, this black and white close up of the bride's hand caressing her new husband is accentuated by her ring, and all that it symbolizes.
I photographed this couple in a grove of giant redwoods up in Santa Cruz, where they held their wedding ceremony.
A comical moment captured during the posed group photographs of the bridal party.
A bride and groom "first dance" that climaxed with a lift and a great kiss.
I walked upstairs to this bride's bedroom and came upon her standing at her window, looking out at the rain coming down "in buckets", and uttering a very un-bride-like expletive.
Just prior to walking down the aisle, this bride was fidgeting with her bouquet. It was a great opportunity to grab a photo showing off her engagement ring.
A sweet kiss on the cheek during a quick session at the Pasadena City Hall. This shot was the groom's idea.
A romantic sunset kiss, taken at Woodland Hills Country Club, with the help of Rebecca Bauman (food and beverage director), who stepped in and "poofed' the bride's veil out into the wind.
As the groom shakily slips the ring on the brides finger, during their ceremony, I was able to use a telephoto lens to record a very meaningful detail shot for the couple.
A joyous moment captured, as this couple were surrounded by bubbles during their ceremony recessional at Via Piacere in Woodland Hills.
A playful bride and groom struck their own pose, on a piano, in one of the buildings at the Westlake Village Inn.
I was inspired by the amazing architecture in this home in Pasadena, to shoot this couple from the top floor, framed by the staircase. Selective color was used to highlight the bride and groom and make a "wow shot"
As this couple exited St Charles Church, in North Hollywood, I requested that they embrace, and was careful to include the main facade of their church as the background.
This very relaxed bride was just chillin" before the wedding ceremony at the Calamigos Equestrian Center, so I asked her to sit and just be herself. She struck this pose, which really showed her level of poise and grace in an anxious situation.
This couple had rented an elegant mansion, in Pasadena, to have their wedding. I quickly grabbed this shot as the newlyweds ran out of the front door (at the end of their reception), and hopped into their waiting limousine.
A detail shot documenting the beauty of all of the bouquets, with the focus on the bride's. Props to Flowers By Dan, of Toluca Lake, for his usual high quality of work.
The sparkle in the eyes of the bride, pretty much tells the whole story of her love for her new husband. This image was captured at Rolling Hills Country Club in Palos Verdes Estates.
A bride and her adoring flower girl reassure each other as they wait for the limo to arrive at their hotel in Calabasas.
A tearful, but happy bride snuggles into her dad's arms during her emotion filled father / daughter dance
The bride's face looks so serine, as she steps from her limousine in front of the church, and glances down to be sure of where she is stepping - Beautiful in black and white!
There's nothing like snacking on M&M's coordinated with the colors of the wedding- a delicious party favor!
A light hearted moment during a heartfelt ceremony, officiated over by Reverend Robert M. Boch, at the Calamigos Equestrian Center in Burbank.
Great energy abounds as the groom dips the bride during a nonstop dance fest at Stephen S. Wise Temple.
Sometimes a quick look of joy from the bride (and an alert photographer) are all that's needed to capture a moment that the couple will treasure forever.
Shot through a romantic soft filter, this image looks as if the couple got married at a Scottish castle. In actuality, we stopped at UCLA on their wedding day to create some very special images, since that's where the couple met and began their love story.
As a bridal couple leaves their wedding reception in their new red convertible, I ran alongside of them to get this final action shot for the last page of their album.
A silhouette of a couple at the Pasadena City Hall, framed by the beautiful architecture, and printed in a warm sepia tone.
A moment captured - a spontaneous laugh from the groom during a light moment in the middle of the hour long Catholic mass at St Robert Bellarmine Church in Burbank
Special socks for the groom - we don't miss any of the details.
The groom and his "boys" at a golf resort in Palm Springs, just prior to going down the aisle. This image seemed even more powerful done in black and white.
A fun loving couple decide to take off running on the beach, chasing seagulls, at the Jonathan Club in Santa Monica.
The bride and groom have a blast during a high energy hora at Stephen S. Wise Temple.
A quick stop at the beach between the church ceremony and arrival at the reception, for a unique shot of the couple that became one of their most memorable. We even remembered to return the champagne glasses to the limo.
A classy groom photographed minutes before walking down the aisle at La Canada Flintridge Country Club
A fun bridal party at Angeles National Golf Club
A fun shot done in Temecula wine country
A groom show his joy as he and his new wife exit their ceremony at Woodland Hills Contry Club
A quickly created image done in the parking lot of a Santa Barbara wedding location
Ceremony at the waterfall at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu
On board the Queen Mary
resting on a bench at Woodland Hills Country Club
Rings shot in the dressing room of Woodland Hill Country Club
The bride's sister helps her prep for her wedding in Santa Barbara