Rain on your wedding day? It’s not all bad!
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The bridesmaids and groomsmen were lined up ready to walk down the aisle. The bride and her father were patiently waiting for the wedding planner to cue the musicians. Everything was perfect. Well, almost everything… the weather was not cooperating. We here in Southern California enjoy fantastic weather year round. However, this one particular Saturday…
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How to Keep Your Fiancé Interested (in the Wedding Planning)
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  By the time most couples visit my studio for the engagement photo shoot, the bride and groom are deeply entrenched in the wedding planning. The once romantic idea of getting married has turned to seating charts, endless decor, floral and color scheme mock ups, spreadsheets and budgets. It’s very easy for couples to lose sight…
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5 Tips for Hiring a Destination Wedding Photographer
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  You and your fiancé have decided to plan your wedding in an exotic place, far away from home. Finding the right photographer is critical. Here are a few tips to help avoid the missteps when searching for a photographer to document your destination wedding.   1. No rookies. Many photographers are seduced by the…
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Your Wedding Day and Your Family
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It’s been said you can’t pick your relatives, just your friends. With that in mind, I hear the phrase, “My Dysfunctional Family” at least once a month!   Some of my clients are embarrassed by their relative’s weirdness; while many others just embrace the wacky, unpredictable group of people that they call family.  The word “Dysfunctional”…
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Taking a Wedding from Start to Finish
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As a professional wedding photographer, I regularly interact with all parties involved in taking a wedding from start to finish: wedding planner, maid of honor, best man, catering staff, hotel special events coordinator, family, friends and of course, the bride and groom themselves. It’s necessary for all the moving parts of a wedding to work…
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